Land Transport Authority

Train Fares & Travel Cards

All train and bus journeys can be paid for with contactless stored value smartcards. You can also pay with cash.

Distance Fares: How Are These Calculated?

Whether by bus or train, the distance fare scheme means you pay for the distance you travel in a single journey, no more, no less.

Travel Cards

Standard Ticket

Standard Ticket

Can only be used on MRT and LRT rides for both single and return trips. It can be used up to six times within 30 days from the date of purchase.

The purchase price includes a deposit of 10 cents and this is automatically refunded on the travel fare of the third trip. A user also enjoys a 10-cent discount on the sixth trip.

Adult Stored Value Smartcard

Adult Stored Value Smartcard

Comes in various modes, the two most common being EZ-Link and Nets FlashPay. You can buy this from any Ticket Office or Passenger Service Centre, and top-up via:

  • General Ticketing Machines
  • Add Value Machine Plus
  • TransitLink Ticket Office
  • AXS Stations
  • DBS/POSB/OCBC Automatic Teller Machines
  • 7-Eleven stores
  • SingPost outlets



Discounts on Travel Fare

Adults, Children, Students, Senior Citizens, National Servicemen, Persons with Disabilities and Workfare Income Supplement recipients can use their respective concession cards to enjoy fare discounts.

Find out more about these concession cards and its benefits 


Singapore Tourist Pass

The Singapore Tourist Pass

See Singapore like the locals with all-day unlimited travel on rail and regular bus services.

Children travel free!

Children below 0.9m in height and accompanied by a fee-paying commuter travel for free on trains and buses.

Making a claim?

If there is an error in your fare, submit a Transit Link claim form.