Wheelchair taxi comparison
Taxi prices per trip vary between Singapore’s major 輪椅的士比較
Like Uber and other ride-sharing apps, drivers working for taxi firms are independent contractors who use their personal cars.
By comparison, you can compare Uber taxi prices in Singapore and other countries, including Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, the US and the UK.
Uber Singapore prices
Riders in Singapore can expect to pay 20-35 per cent less for a taxi trip compared to using Uber or other ride-sharing apps, according to Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan.
Uber’s basic car service starts at $13.50 (S$20) for trips of up to 20 minutes and $14 for trips of up to 45 minutes.
(Source: Uber Singapore)
Also included is an automated response with real-time updates on the cab that you’re waiting in or picking up from you, and there is no shared trip cost.
Riders can also choose if they want to pay by cash, credit card, or mobile wallet.
Taxi prices in Singapore are the most expensive in the region, according to the Singapore Taxi Association’s website.
For a trip of 25 minutes with a taxi that belongs to a private company, a single ride cost of $20.50 is cheaper than a similar trip from Uber.
An Uber taxi ride of 25 minutes costs $32.
A taxi is not included in Uber’s standard and premium car services. The premium car services start at $37 for 25-45 minutes of travel.
Taxi rides can vary between taxi companies. Depending on the region and taxi companies in that area, taxi prices can vary even more.
Taxi companies in Australia charge an average of 5 per cent more, whereas taxi fares in Malaysia are 15-25 per cent cheaper.
Taxi companies in the Philippines are between 4-10 per cent cheaper.
Taxi companies in Singapore do not charge a cancellation fee or minimum fare.
To compare Singapore taxi prices with other countries, these are the company and regional fares compared by Uber:
$23.01 with Comfort Taxi
$23.68 with SMRT
$21.52 with Comfort taxi
$21.57 with PTT
$21.79 with Citra Cab
$22.20 with PTJ
$19.01 with Trishoco
$21.29 with Globe Cab
$18.73 with PK Cab
$20.20 with Eukomax Cab
$18.04 with Green Cab
$18.17 with MRT Comfort
$17.90 with Globe Cab
$17.97 with Citra Cab
$18.69 with Phuchico Cab
$18.75 with GLS Cab
$18.68 with Tolloline
$17.40 with GLS Cab
$21.16 with GrabTaxi
$21.61 with Uber
$19.04 with Lyft
$17.46 with UberX
$20.00 with UberCab
$18.21 with Uber Taxi
$18.72 with UberX
$18.53 with Cerno
$17.69 with UberTaxi
$18.70 with UberX Plus
$18.67 with UberTax