North South Line (NS)
opened in 1987, 26 stations, 45km (Jurong East - Marina Bay)
East West Line (EW)
opened in 1987, 35 stations,57km (Changi Airport - Tanah Merah)
Nort East Line (NE)
opened in 2003, 16 stations, 20km (Harbour Front - Punggol)
operator: SBS Transit
Circle Line (CC)
opened in 2009, 30 stations, 36km
opening in 2013:
stage 1 of Downtown Line
operator: SBS Transit
from 5.30am until midnight - 1am (depending on the station)
Planing your journey, Fares & Ticketing
You can check the train fare calculator on the SMRT website to get prices (click on the the stations on the map to make a selection of your journey).
The Public Transport website of Singapore has a fare calculator for MRT/LRT and Buses.
Another great sources for planning your public transport (MRT, LRT, Bus and Taxis) within Singapore is gothere.sg
Tickets can be bought at ticketing machins at the station and from ticket offices.
For people living in Singapore are staying longer, the EZ-link card or NETS Flashpay card is handy as it stores value on it can be used for MRT and buses with 15% discount. The cards costs S$15 with a S$7 value preloaded on it (top-ups will be in increments of S$10 after that).
EZ-Link also offers a Singapore Tourist Pass for a price of S$10 per day for unlimited train and bus rides (2-Day-Pass: $16, 3-Day-Pass: $20). There is an aditional S$10 dollar deposit on the card which can be redeem within 5 days of expiration.
The Tourist Pass can be bought at the ticket offices of theses stations: Changi Airport, Orchard, Chinatown, City Hall, Raffles Places, Ang Mo Kio, HarbourFront, Bugis.
Happy Snail Hostel
Hostel located near Bukit Merah in an condominium block, between downtown Singapore and Harbourfront
Singapore City Gallery, Singapore
A free interactive exhibition spreading out over 3 storeys telling the story of Singapore's physical transformation in past, present and future with several impressive miniature models of the island and city center.
Little India, Singapore
Vibrant, colourful and culturally authentic neighbourhood of the Indian community in Singapore with plenty of shops, temples and restaurants. It is also a center of backpacker accommodations.