Changi International Airport is widely recognised by both leisure and business travellers as one of the world’s best airports. Terminals T1, T2 and T3 offer a myriad of modern amenities that include business and internet hubs, supermarkets, banks, postal and telecommunication services, moneychangers, laundry services, F&B outlets, tax-free shops, a fitness centre, a 24-hour medical centre, a children’s play area and a host of other transit facilities.
Passengers can commute between the terminals for free with the Skytrain which runs from 5:00am to 2:30am daily and the Shuttle Bus which operates from 2:30am to 5:00am daily. Buses, Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and taxis readily service Changi Airport to and from most parts of the island.
Taxis taken from the airport require a surcharge of S$3, increasing to S$5 between 5pm and midnight on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
You will find bus stops at nearly every area In Singapore. Bus stops are often sheltered, so you won’t have to worry about getting drenched or sweating under the sweltering heat of the sun. Every bus stop has a chart that lists the routes of all buses that stop there. A ride starts from S$1.10, with transfer rebates available. Buses operate from 5.30am to 12.45pm, depending on their routes. Click here to find out more about Distance Fares.
Singapore has two (2) regional ferry terminals: one is at Harbourfront (alight at NE1 if you are taking the purple North East Line or CC29 via the orange Circle Line) and the other one is at Tanah Merah (EW4 via the green East West Line). Here, passengers can take leisure trips to islands located south west or east of Singapore.
MRT and LRT
The MRT network is spread across five colour-coded lines: North South (red), East West (green), North East (purple), Circle (orange) and Downtown (blue) lines. Stage 1 of the Downtown line opened in 22 December 2013. The LRT is the light rail component of Singapore’s rail network. They act as feeder services to the MRT network. Singapore currently has three LRT networks: Bukit Panjang LRT, Sengkang LRT and Punggol LRT. All three serve public housing estates. Ticket prices start at S$1.10 or S$1.20 depending on which line you take, with a refundable deposit of $0.10. Standard Tickets can be used up to six times within 30 days from date of purchase. The S$0.10 deposit will be automatically returned as an off-set against the third trip’s fare. A further S$0.10 discount will be automatically given for the sixth trip. Trains generally operate between 5.30am and 12 midnight, with extensions on the eve of public holidays. Do check your station’s schedule for specific arrival times.
River Taxi: River Explorer Bubble Jet
With the River Explorer Bubble Jet’s Hop-On-and-Off Day Pass, you can enjoy unlimited rides along the Singapore River within a single day. You can also experience some of Singapore's greatest sights and attractions as you hop on and off as many times as you want at any of the 13 Embarkation Points. The Hop-On-and-Off Day Pass is sold at $20 per pass. Purchase your tickets at the kiosks or book it by calling +65 6339 6833. The River Explorer Bubble Jet operates daily from 7am to 11pm. The last boat departs at 10pm.
For more information, visit http://www.visitors.sg/river-explorer