Bus & train fares

Transport type Fare (adult) Fare (seniors) Fare (student)
Bus – trunk service $ 0.64 – $ 1.65 $ 0.64 – $ 0.69 $ 0.39 – $ 0.44
Bus – feeder and townlink $ 0.67 $ 0.64 – $ 0.69 $ 0.39 – $ 0.44
Bus – express and fastforward $ 1.50 – $ 2.25 $ 1.50 – $ 2.25 $ 1.50 – $ 2.25
Bus – night service $ 1.45 – $ 3.80 $ 1.45 – $ 3.80 $ 1.45 – $ 3.80
Bus – stadiums and Chinatown $ 1.75 – $ 1.95 $ 0.95 $ 0.95
Bus – park service $ 0.95 $ 0.69 $ 0.44
Bus – Springleaf and Springside $ 1.30 $ 1.30 $ 1.30
Bus – Lentor $ 1.70 $ 1.70 $ 1.70
Bus – cityshopper $ 3.10 – $ 3.40 $ 3.10 – $ 3.40 $ 0.95
Bus – premium $ 3.00 – $ 4.80 $ 3.00 – $ 4.80 $ 3.00 – $ 4.80
MRT $ 0.68 – $ 1.82 $ 0.68 – $ 0.73 $ 0.39 – $ 0.49
LRT $ 0.68 – $ 0.90 $ 0.68 – $ 0.73 $ 0.39 – $ 0.49

 
This means that an air-con trunk service bus ride (majority of buses), with an adult ez-link card, costs between 5.7 cents and 21.6 cents per kilometre. MRT rides, with an adult ez-link card, cost almost the same per kilometre (5.7 to 21.3 cents).

Notes:
– minimum to maximum possible fares, using ez-link cards
– fares paid by cash cost about $ 0.05 – $ 0.30 more
– for flat rates, only one fare given
 
To calculate the public transport fare for a particular journey click here
Information summarised from here and here and here (Fares & transfer information > Ez-link fares > Adult fares, Child/student fares)

 
 
Taxi fares

Fare component Charge (averaged across companies)
Flag-down $ 2.80
Distance (per km) $ 0.50 – for first 10km
$ 0.60 – after first 10km
Waiting (per minute) $ 0.25
Booking $ 2.50 – off-peak
$ 3.50 – peak hours
$ 5.00 – advance
Peak hour 35% of meter fare
Late night 50% of meter fare
CBD (after 5pm) $ 3.00
Public holiday $ 1.00

 
This means a taxi ride from Shenton Way to Jurong East, or Ang Mo Kio, or Bedok Reservoir (~15 km) would take 20 to 25 minutes, and would cost between $12 and $21.
 
To calculate the approximate taxi fare for a particular journey click here
Information summarised from here

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