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Transportation Option in Singapore

Transportation Option in Singapore

December 22, 2019

As one of the most preferred country to be visited by tourist, Singapore provides one of the best public transportation services in the world. #SGB_Family doesn’t need to worry anymore because it is so easy to travel from one end to another in Singapore. Read the following article to find out how!

Bus

Transportation Option in Singapore
Bus in Singapura (unsplash.com)

One of the available public transportation in Singapore is bus. #SGB_Family will see bus stops that are located 300-500 metres away from each other. As a result, you can stop at any bus stops that is closest to your destination.

Some of the rules that #SGB_Family will need to heed include using the front door to enter the bus and exit using the back door and tapping your EZ Link card when you enter and exit.

You may also pay the transport fees by cash and it normally costs $1. However, you will need the right amount as no change will be given.

MRT

Singapore MRT

MRT is one of the most convenient form of transportation in Singapore. You may take the MRT the moment you arrive at Changi Airport which can be found at Terminal 2 and 3. Before tapping into the MRT, you are advised to check the MRT map that can be found near the entrance.

#SGB_Family may purchase the tickets to ride MRT using $5 notes or pay using credit card. #SGB_Team advise you to use EZ-Link or Singapore Tourist Pass with a balance inside to get a more convenient experience.

Find a gate with a green arrow pointed on it to tap your card and enter when the gate opens. #SGB_Family needs to remember on which station to align and which side of the train you should be taking to reach your destination. Do remind yourself that no food or drinks are allowed in the station.

Conventional Taxi

Transportation Option in Singapore

Are the taxis in Singapore safe? You can be assured of the fact that safety is number one for Singaporeans. There have been numerous incidents where passengers would forgetfully leave their cash and belongings behind, but they will be returned once found by the drivers. Other rules that you need to know also include the fact that each car in Singapore is only allowed to carry 4 people in a car.

The approximate tariff from Changi Airport to Orchard is about $19 and $25 to Sentosa. The price will increase by 25% during peak hours. You may speak with an operator and a machine will answer your call to book a taxi. All you need to provide is the postal code of your current location to enable the taxi to pick you up.

Some of the Taxi company that #SGB_Family can contact include:

  • Comfort Transportation / City Cab (65) 6552 1111
  • Premier Taxis Pte Ltd (65) 6476 8880
  • Maxi Cab (65) 6535 3534
  • SMRT Taxis (65) 6369 8888

Online Taxi

Transportation Option in Singapore

In Singapore, you can use either Grab or Gojek as your online taxi. You may settle the payment with either cash or debit/credit card, but every transaction will have to be made in Singapore Dollars.

If you are with a family and are bringing along your children, you will need to order a family car. With a family car, a baby/toddler seat will be provided inside the car.

Those are all of the available transportation that you can access while in Singapore. Are you ready to visit Singapore now?

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As one of the most preferred country to be visited by tourist, Singapore provides one of the best public transportation services in the world. #SGB_Family doesn’t need to worry anymore because it is so easy to travel from one end to another in Singapore. Read the following article to find out how!

Bus

Transportation Option in Singapore
Bus in Singapura (unsplash.com)

One of the available public transportation in Singapore is bus. #SGB_Family will see bus stops that are located 300-500 metres away from each other. As a result, you can stop at any bus stops that is closest to your destination.

Some of the rules that #SGB_Family will need to heed include using the front door to enter the bus and exit using the back door and tapping your EZ Link card when you enter and exit.

You may also pay the transport fees by cash and it normally costs $1. However, you will need the right amount as no change will be given.

MRT

Singapore MRT

MRT is one of the most convenient form of transportation in Singapore. You may take the MRT the moment you arrive at Changi Airport which can be found at Terminal 2 and 3. Before tapping into the MRT, you are advised to check the MRT map that can be found near the entrance.

#SGB_Family may purchase the tickets to ride MRT using $5 notes or pay using credit card. #SGB_Team advise you to use EZ-Link or Singapore Tourist Pass with a balance inside to get a more convenient experience.

Find a gate with a green arrow pointed on it to tap your card and enter when the gate opens. #SGB_Family needs to remember on which station to align and which side of the train you should be taking to reach your destination. Do remind yourself that no food or drinks are allowed in the station.

Conventional Taxi

Transportation Option in Singapore

Are the taxis in Singapore safe? You can be assured of the fact that safety is number one for Singaporeans. There have been numerous incidents where passengers would forgetfully leave their cash and belongings behind, but they will be returned once found by the drivers. Other rules that you need to know also include the fact that each car in Singapore is only allowed to carry 4 people in a car.

The approximate tariff from Changi Airport to Orchard is about $19 and $25 to Sentosa. The price will increase by 25% during peak hours. You may speak with an operator and a machine will answer your call to book a taxi. All you need to provide is the postal code of your current location to enable the taxi to pick you up.

Some of the Taxi company that #SGB_Family can contact include:

  • Comfort Transportation / City Cab (65) 6552 1111
  • Premier Taxis Pte Ltd (65) 6476 8880
  • Maxi Cab (65) 6535 3534
  • SMRT Taxis (65) 6369 8888

Online Taxi

Transportation Option in Singapore

In Singapore, you can use either Grab or Gojek as your online taxi. You may settle the payment with either cash or debit/credit card, but every transaction will have to be made in Singapore Dollars.

If you are with a family and are bringing along your children, you will need to order a family car. With a family car, a baby/toddler seat will be provided inside the car.

Those are all of the available transportation that you can access while in Singapore. Are you ready to visit Singapore now?

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