Public Transport fare review at a glance

The Public Transport Council has announced a slew of changes to bus and train fares and concessionary schemes that will come into effect on April 6. The council has also lifted the daily limits on train rides for train and hybrid monthly passes, which means users of these passes can take an unlimited number of rides per day.

From April 6

All commuters

All commuters

- Fares will go up by 3.2%.

Adult card fares will go up by 4-6 cents per trip, depending on distance.

Children under 7

Children below 7

- Free travel for all.

Currently, only those below 0.9m in height can travel for free.

Students

Students

- Cheaper monthly concession passes.

Primary pupil: $42.50 → $41 for hybrid pass

Secondary student: $52.50 → $51 for hybrid pass

Polytechnic student: $52 → $27.50 for bus pass;
$45 → $25 for train pass; $97.50 → $51 for hybrid pass

University student: $97 → $85 for hybrid pass

NSFs

Full-time National Servicemen

- Cheaper monthly concession passes

$61 → $52 for bus pass; $50 → $45 for train pass; $111 → $85 for hybrid pass

Adults

Adults

- New hybrid concession pass available at $120 a month.

elderly

Senior Citizens

- New hybrid concession pass available at $60 a month.

From July 6

Low-wage workers

Low-wage workers

- New concession of 15% off adult fares.

Applicable to Workfare Income Supplement recipients below 60 years old.

Disabled

People with disabilities

- New concession of 25% off adult fares.

- Fares capped at that for travel under 7.2km.

- New monthly hybrid passes available at $60 a month.

Source: Public Transport Council

Straits Times Graphic: Lin Zhaowei