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Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Singapore

The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in Singapore is the smartest and the most modern transport system. The MRT is completely air-conditioned passenger train service that has stations at all most all major locations in the island.
MRT has three main lines, namely;

  • North-South Line (from Marina Bay to Jurong East)
  • East-West Line (from Changi Airport/Pasir Ris to Boon Lay)
  • North-East Line (from Harbour Front to Punggol)

    To know the routes traveled and station locations, you may get a copy of 'A Quick Guide to MRT Travel' from any Station Control Rooms in all MRT stations.
    For more extensive coverage on the routes and station information you may also take the help of the 'TransitLink Guide' which is available at SGD 1.50 at most MRT stations and bus interchanges and also at major bookstores. From the city center, the MRT ride to the Changi Airport station is only 27 minutes. The train service from the Changi Airport station operates at an average frequency of 12 minutes and its service hours are as follows:

    The detailed MRT route information, timings and travel frequencies is mentioned below.

    Route First Train Last Train Fare
    Changi Airport station to City Hall station 05:31 hrs (From Mon to Sat)

    05:59 hrs (On Sun and Public Holidays)
    23:18 hrs (Daily) SGD 1.40
    City Hall station to Changi Airport station 06:09 hrs (From Mon to Sat)

    06:45 hrs (On Sun and Public Holidays)
    00:03 hrs (Daily) SGD 1.40

    For the convenience of the visitors and passengers, MRT has set the Rail Travel Information System (RATIS) that disseminates Real-Time information on various train arrival times and also the destinations. The same information is prominently displayed on plasma screens in the entire platform area and also on LED panels found on the concourse. Have an eye on the RATIS and check for your train timing and other travel information including the destination served. The most important facility offered by MRT for the travelers is that all the trains serving the Changi Airport station provide the service of luggage racks and also free space in every carriage. The MRT is among the most cheap travel options in Singapore. The travel fare ranges from SGD 0.80 to SGD 1.70 depending on the distance traveled.

  • As far as the accessibility is concerned, Singapore MRT has taken all measure to ensure that all the train stations are accessible to those who are in need such as wheelchair users, the visually impaired, families with children in strollers and also to those traveling with huge luggage or large packages. The Customer Service Officers (CSO) at all the MRT stations are eager to extend all possible assistance to anyone who needs help.

    Various features included to ensure the convenience are-

    • Access ramps leading up to the station concourse
    • In-station passenger lifts
    • Tactile ground surface indicators
    • Wider fare gates
    The ride in the MRT is the safest in Singapore. Singapore MRT gives utmost importance to the safety of its travelers. The MRT staffs are trained to tackle any emergency situation arising at any moment. Singapore MRT ensures a safe travel to all its travelers.

    To get more vital information on Singapore MRT, you may directly contact the SMRT officials.

    Contact Details:
    Hotline: 1800 3368 900
    Operating hours: 7.30am 6.30pm, Mondays- Friday (excluding Public Holidays)
    Email: Customer Relations at

    For all inquiries relating to SMRT Taxi Services:
    Call at 6555 8888
    Email: SMRT Taxis at

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