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How to use card for singapore public transport

Quick guidelines on using cards to board trains and buses in Singapore

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EZ-Link cards can be used for both trains (MRT) and buses. They are widely used by frequent commuters

EZ-Link cards can be used for both trains (MRT) and buses. They are widely used by frequent commuters

Standard ticket can be used for one-time journey and on trains only. It cannot be used for buses

Standard ticket can be used for one-time journey and on trains only. It cannot be used for buses

To board the train (MRT), you have to use either EZ-Link or standard ticket card to enter the platform. At the gantry gates, proceed to the gates with the green arrow. Red cross gates are for exits

To board the train (MRT), you have to use either EZ-Link or standard ticket card to enter the platform. At the gantry gates, proceed to the gates with the green arrow. Red cross gates are for exits

This gate will only open after you tap your card on the sensor

This gate will only open after you tap your card on the sensor

To tap, gently put your card on the green area with the image of a hand holding a card. A green light will flash and the gate will open. The small screen above will then show the balance of your card

To tap, gently put your card on the green area with the image of a hand holding a card. A green light will flash and the gate will open. The small screen above will then show the balance of your card

You tap in when you start a journey and tap out when it ends. The system will deduct the money in your card according to the distance you have travelled

The same steps are applied when you board the buses. Tap in when you get on and tap out when you get off. Fare, distance and card balance are displayed on the screen above the sensor

The same steps are applied when you board the buses. Tap in when you get on and tap out when you get off. Fare, distance and card balance are displayed on the screen above the sensor

Remember to tap in and tap out to pay the correct fare. If you forgot to tap out, the system will deduct the fare for the entire bus route

Remember to tap in and tap out to pay the correct fare. If you forgot to tap out, the system will deduct the fare for the entire bus route

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