Changi International Airport takes care of the air travel needs of Singapore. Air services operate for all major international destinations from the airport. The Airport is at the eastern part of the island, 20 kilometers from the city center. Limousine, cars and taxis are available at the airport to transport the passengers to the city. A shuttle bus service also operates from the city.
Regular rail services connect Singapore, Bangkok and Malacca (Malaysia). Oriental Express is a luxurious train running on this route. The rail service can be availed by the budget tourists coming via these countries.
The Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) is the fastest and most comfortable mode of transport within Singapore. The MRT stops over 48 stations and the fares are also reasonable.
Singapore is linked to Malaysia and Asian Mainland by two causeways. Foreign motorists are needed to pay a toll charge and fee for vehicle entry permit before entering Singapore.
Transport in Singapore is mostly road-base. Chief modes of transportation on the roads are given under:
Buses: The cheapest means of transport run on most routes from morning at 6 o'clock to midnight. The fares are reasonable and are displayed at bus stations.
Taxis & Cars: Metred and air-conditioned taxis are easily available in Singapore. From midnight to 6 a.m. and peak hours, surcharge is taken.
Cars can easily be hired all over the island, if one has an international driver's permit. For parking, coupons which have to be purchased from petrol stations and post offices are put up on the vehicle.
Cable Car: Tourist hubs like Sentosa Island have the cable cars, which are used to travel over any waterbody. Travel on a cable car at good elevation is an experience to enjoy.
For travelling to various islands, one can avail the ferries. Most tourists use ferries for reaching Sentosa and its neighborhood islands. Journey through water to Sentosa is definitely very intriguing. The Singaporeans are fond of accessing these islands through water ways.