Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Singapore, Singapore

Commute patterns by MRT & LRT, Metro, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car in Singapore - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Singapore get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Singapore walk each day. See which MRT & LRT, Metro, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car and stations are most popular in Singapore, and more!

Singapore has 5 transit type(s), including: MRT & LRT, Metro, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car, operated by several transit agencies, including SMRT, SBS, Tower Transit, Go-Ahead Singapore, Sentosa Development Corporation & JTC Corporation & Singapore Island Cruise

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In Singapore, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 46 min. Over 47% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Singapore each day? Commuters wait on average 8 min, but over 24% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Singapore is 6.3 km. Yet 35% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Singapore is 27%. On average, 48% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Singapore, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.60 km? Approximately, 15% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Singapore

How long do people usually commute in Singapore by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Singapore spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 46 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Singapore, Singapore?

The percentage of transit riders in Singapore who ride public transit, including MRT & LRT, Metro, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car for more than 2 hours every day is 47%.

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Waiting Time in Singapore

How long do people usually wait at a station in Singapore every day?

The average amount of time people in Singapore wait at a stop or station for their MRT & LRT, Metro, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car line on a weekday is 8 min.

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How many people in Singapore usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Singapore who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 24%.

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Trip Distance in Singapore

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Singapore?

The average distance people in Singapore usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including MRT & LRT, Metro, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car is 6.3 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Singapore?

The percentage of people in Singapore that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 35%.

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Number of Transfers in Singapore

How many people perform single line trips in Singapore?

The percentage of people in Singapore who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 27%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Singapore?

The percentage of people in Singapore who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 27%.

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Walking Distance in Singapore

How far do people usually walk per trip in Singapore?

The average distance people in Singapore walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 6.3 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Singapore?

The percentage of people in Singapore who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 35%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 32 - Bedok Int ↔ Buona Vista Ter
  • 51 - Hougang Ctrl Int ↔ Jurong East Temp Int
  • 970 - Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk ↔ Shenton Way Ter

Most popular Bus stations

  • Woodlands Reg Ctr - Woodlands Temp Int
  • Tampines Ctrl 1 - Tampines Int (75009)
  • Bedok Nth Dr - Bedok Int (84009)

Most popular Metro lines

  • East West Line
  • North South Line
  • Circle Line

Most popular Metro stations

  • Dhoby Ghaut (Ns24|Ne6|Cc1)
  • Bugis (Ew12|Dt14)
  • Jurong East (Ew24|Ns1)

Most popular Bus lines

  • 32 - Bedok Int ↔ Buona Vista Ter
  • 51 - Hougang Ctrl Int ↔ Jurong East Temp Int
  • 970 - Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk ↔ Shenton Way Ter

Most popular Bus stations

  • Woodlands Reg Ctr - Woodlands Temp Int
  • Tampines Ctrl 1 - Tampines Int (75009)
  • Bedok Nth Dr - Bedok Int (84009)

Most popular Metro lines

  • East West Line
  • North South Line
  • Circle Line

Most popular Metro stations

  • Dhoby Ghaut (Ns24|Ne6|Cc1)
  • Bugis (Ew12|Dt14)
  • Jurong East (Ew24|Ns1)

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