6 essential transport apps that make getting around Singapore a breeze

Singapore's comprehensive transport system is convenient and comfortable, but what's uncomfortable is the scorching hot sun as you wait at the bus stops. 

We have narrowed down a list of essential transport apps to help you save more time and get around more efficiently! You never have to be stuck at a bus stop wondering when the bus is going to come ever again. 

1. SG Next Bus

Photo: Screenshot from iTunes
Photo: Screenshot from iTunes

Get quick access to bus arrival time of frequently used buses in Singapore. You can even customise it to receive information from your lock screen!

 

Download on iTunes
Download on Google Play 

2. My Transport Singapore

 

Photo: Screenshot from iTunes
Photo: Screenshot from iTunes

Launched by Land Transport Authority (LTA), MyTransport.SG Mobile is a content-rich service offering a wide range of information for all modes of land transportation.

Get real-time island-wide bus arrival information, report road defects via Snap & Send, plan route with Traffic News and ERP Gantries and view live traffic images along all expressways round the island.

You can also receive notification on expressways traffic news during peak hours and train service delay information.

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Download on Google Play

3. gothere.sg

Photo: Screenshot from iTunes
Photo: Screenshot from iTunes

Use gothere.sg to find your way around Singapore.

View Singapore MRT Map, find directions for drivers, get buses and MRT directions and guide, traffic information, travel direction on public transport and more! This app is a convenient, easy-to-use and idiot-proof guide to finding your way around. 

 

Download on iTunes
Download on Google Play

4. Grab

 

Photo: Screenshot from iTunes
Photo: Screenshot from iTunes

You are probably familiar with this one! Get a safe and reliable ride in minutes with a push of a few buttons. 

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Download on Google Play

5. Carpark Rates

Photo: Screenshot from iTunes
Photo: Screenshot from iTunes

The next two apps are for the drivers. 

Car Park Rates SG allows you to search for car parking rates at locations all around Singapore. Its comprehensive database is listed with prices of over 700 car parks, powered by data from LTA (Land Transport Authority) & sgCarMart.com.

 

Download on iTunes
Download on Google Play

6. Fuel-Me-Up { SG }

Photo: Screenshot from iTunes
Photo: Screenshot from iTunes

Want to know the latest fuel prices or be alerted whenever there is a change in petrol prices in Singapore? Running low on fuel and need to locate the nearest petrol station urgently?

With Fuel-Me-Up { SG }, you can view the various petrol prices of Caltex, Shell and SPC at a glance. Alerts will be sent out whenever there is a change in petrol prices. You can also locate fuel stations easily, check if a particular station has car-wash facilities, view the list of petrol discounts, and so on.

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Download on Google Play

Author
Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Writer

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. 

Sometimes she writes with light. 

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