Taxi Fares & Payment Methods

All about taxi fares

Taxi fares in Singapore are determined independently by taxi companies. 

The LTA, together with the Public Transport Council, works with operators to ensure that certain aspects of fares remain standardised and easy to understand.

Payment modes 

You may pay with:  

Passengers are able to pay via cash, credit cards, NETS or CEPAS stored-value cards when traveling on a taxi

This is subject to the availability of these payment devices in the taxis. Cashless payment charges may apply.

Fares

The taxi fare structure has four main components: Flag-down fare, distance and time-based unit fares, surcharges, and booking fees.

Type of Taxi Range of flag-down fare
Standard $4.10 to $4.80
Premium $4.50 to $5.00
Type of Taxi Range of distance-based unit fare Range of time-based unit fare 

Standard

24 to 26 cents every 400m (1km – 10km)

24 to 26 cents every 350m (above 10km)
24 to 26 cents for every 45 sec of waiting time
Premium

35 to 36 cents every 400m (1km – 10km)

35 to 36 cents every 350m (above 10km)
35 to 36 cents for every 45 sec of waiting time

Peak Periods

Weekdays
- From 6am to 9.29am, excluding public holidays
- From 5pm to 11.59pm, including public holidays

Weekends
- From 10am to 1.59pm, including public holidays
- From 5pm to 11.59pm, including public holidays

25% of metered fare

Late Night Hiring

Every day from midnight to 5.59am

50% of metered fare

City Area

From 5pm to before midnight on any day

 

$3.00

Changi Airport *

From 5pm to before midnight on any day

All other times

 

$8.00

$6.00

Fuji Xerox Towers

Mondays to Fridays, excluding public holidays

Prevailing charges at the ERP gantry located at the junction of Anson Road and Keppel Road

Gardens by the Bay

Any time on any day

 

$3.00

Mandai Wildlife Reserve (Night Safari, River Wonders, Singapore Zoo)

From 1pm to before midnight on any day

Bird Paradise

From 1pm to before midnight on any day

 

$3.00

Marina Bay Cruise Centre

From 7am to before 11am on the same day

All other times



$5.00

$3.00

Marina Bay Sands

Any Sunday or public holiday from 6am to 5pm on the same day

* Only for Premier, Prime, and Strides taxis

$3.00

Resorts World Sentosa

Any time on any day

 

$3.00

Seletar Airport *

Any time on any day

* Applies to trips started within the boundaries of the Seletar Airport as declared in CAAS Notification 2009 (G.N. No. S294/2009)

 

$3.00

Singapore Expo Centre

Any time on any day

 

$2.00

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

Any time on any day

$3.00

In view of increased fuel prices, some taxi operators have imposed a temporary one-cent increase in distance and waiting-time fares, till 30 June 2024.

CityCab

Peak period: $3.30
All other times: $2.30
Comfort

Peak period: $4.50
All other times: $2.50
TransCab

Peak period: $3.50
All other times: $2.50
SMRT

 

Peak period: $3.30
All other times: $2.30 
taxi_opt_trans

Peak period: $3.30
All other times: $2.30 

Peak period:
- 6am to 9.29am, Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays)
- 5pm to 11.59pm, every day including public holidays
- 10am to 1.59pm, weekends including public holidays

For all other times, the booking fee is $2.30 for all companies, except for Premier and Prime ($2.50).
 

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