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Singapore Changi Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Singapore Changi Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

We travel with three kids and it was amazing - endless entertainment for them, with feeding the kois, butterfly room, play areas, free internet. - ahendo

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what travellers have reported to us during their time at Singapore Changi Airport.

What to Expect

  • Huge, modern airport, with Terminals 1, 2, and 3. All three are connected inside if you want a long walk. Ground-level buses also connect the terminals.
  • They take entertainment seriously here, with free movie theatres, and gardens and greenery in each terminal, including a Butterfly Garden in T3. Feels like a very high-end shopping mall. For a complete list of activities explore our Airport Guide below.
  • If your layover is at least 5 hours long during the day, look into a free 2.5 hour Singapore tour from T3. See City Tour of Singapore below.
  • Enjoy tons of 24-hour eateries, both landside and airside, at all 3 terminals.
  • WiFi is free and unlimited; you can pay for faster WiFi. See more WiFi information below.

Where to Sleep

singapore rest area
photo by Changi Airport Group
  • There are a number of snooze zones with reclining seats. See Rest Zones below.
  • Plenty of comfortable chairs, benches, couches, lounge areas, and carpeted flooring for spreading out and sleeping. It’s bright so bring a sleep mask/eyeshades.
  • Movie theatres in T2 and T3 are free and run movies 24 hours - you may even be able to lie down on the carpet in front of the first row.
  • Plenty of security inside the airport (Airside), and they seem to be fine with passengers resting here.
  • Be forewarned: Conditions are not so comfortable or welcoming before security (landside). No traveller has a favourable review for sleeping in the public area of the airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are transit hotels located in each terminal and a hotel next to T3. See Airport Hotels below for more locations and info.

Good to Know

  • Showers are located in every terminal. See our Showers section for specific locations.
  • Non-guests can use the swimming pool and spa facilities at the attached Aerotel Transit Hotel for a small fee.
  • Economy class travellers can relax in one of many airport lounges. See Airport Lounges below for locations and rates.

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Singapore Changi Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Singapore Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels inside and near the airport:

  • In Transit Aerotel Transit Hotel - (Located inside the airport) The Aerotel Transit Hotel offers day rooms in a 6-hour block minimum, pay per hour thereafter.The hotel offers a variety of packages including; room only (SG$ 55 - 185 for 6 hours), room and meal package (SG$ 70 - 260 for 6 hours), pool use packages (SG$ 17) and shower packages (SG$ 16).
  • In Transit Ambassador Transit Hotel (Terminal 2) - (Located inside the airport) Transit Mall South, Level 3. The Ambassador Transit Hotel offers day rooms in a 6-hour block minimum, pay per hour thereafter. To access the transit hotels, DO NOT PASS THROUGH CUSTOMS. Check-in baggage cannot be collected for your stay.
  • In Transit Ambassador Transit Hotel (Terminal 3) - (Located inside the airport) Location: Terminal 3, Airside, Transit Mall North, Mezzanine, Level 3. The Ambassador Transit Hotel offers day rooms in 6-hour blocks. To access the transit hotels, DO NOT PASS THROUGH CUSTOMS. Check-in baggage cannot be collected for stay.
  • Inside Airport The Haven by JetQuay - (Located inside the airport) Location: Terminal 3, Landside, Arrivals. A total of 18 nap rooms are available for a minimum of 3 hours. Rates from S$82.39 (3 hours) with each additional hour at S$17.66.
  • At Airport Crowne Plaza - Located next to Terminal 3 near the SkyTrain waiting area. Access from Terminal 3 via covered walkway and link bridge, or Terminal 1 via SkyTrain. Day use rooms are available from 11:00AM to 7:00PM.
  • Near Airport Village Hotel Changi by Far East Hospitality - Free scheduled airport shuttle service is available. Shuttle from the hotel to the airport runs every 1.5 hours starting at 5:00AM and runs until 12:30AM.

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Changi Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available for up to 3 hours (renewable once you obtain a new password) or up to 24 hours continuous use when you have a local number and download the latest version of the iChangi app (available for iPhone and Android).

To connect, select the " #WiFi@Changi network" and proceed to the login page. Enter the password received by one of the following 3 methods:

  • Via SMS (local phone number required).
  • By scanning your passport at a WiFi Kiosk to obtain a password, select ‘Via Info Counter/Kiosk’ on the login page (kiosks are located throughout all terminals).
  • By presenting your passport at an Information Desk to obtain a password, select ‘Via Info Counter/Kiosk’ on the login page

If you do not have a mobile device, there are more than 400 internet stations available throughout the airport.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Art in the Airport

Inspiring sculptures by international artists are on display in the landside and airside areas of Terminal 3. The world’s largest kinetic sculpture, Kinetic Rain, is on display in Terminal 1 (landside).

ATMS

Need cash? ATMs are available airside and landside in all terminals. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Hours: Open 24 hours.

Aviation Gallery

Learn about the history of aviation in Singapore and the day to day operations of Changi Airport, through this educational and multisensory exhibit. One of the displays consists of 600 miniature aircraft hanging from the ceiling to give visitors an idea of the number of flights that Changi handles every day. Watch aircraft on the tarmac from the Viewing Gallery! Rate: Free Location: Terminal 3, landside. Hours: 6:00AM - 12:00AM

Baby Care Facilities

Hot water dispensers, privacy for nursing and other amenities are available in the Baby Care Rooms, located landside and airside in all three terminals. Baby Care Rooms are available in four locations in Terminal 1, three locations in Terminal 2, sixteen locations in Terminal 3 and fourteen locations in T4. Strollers are available for use in the airport, free of charge, on a first-come, first-serve basis. To rent a stroller, go to any information desk in the airport.

Business Center

Photocopies, faxes, printing and limited business services are available. Locations: T1, airside, Transit Hotel, Departure Transit Lounge East, Level 3 • T2, airside, Transit Hotel, Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 3 • T3, airside, Transit Hotel, Departure Transit Lounge North, Mezzanine level Hours: Open 24 hours.

Car Rentals

Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.

Children's Play Areas

There are four play areas for children ages 1-12. Locations: Terminal 1, Departure Transit Lounge East, Level 2 • Terminal 2, Departure Transit Lounge North, Family Zone, Level 2 • Terminal 3, Departure Transit Lounge Central, Level 2, beside SATS Special Service Lounge • Terminal 3, Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 2, outside holdroom A16-A20. Additionally, the Canopy playground is the first forest-themed indoor playground in the airport. Ages: 18 months to 12 years. Location: Terminal 1, Viewing Mall, Level 3. Hours: 10:00AM - 10:30PM. Rate: $6 for every 30 minutes.

Currency Exchange

Money changers are available 24 hours a day, with two locations each in the airside and landside areas of all four terminals.

Duty Free & Shopping

Duty-free shopping is available, along with a mind boggling array of shopping options. Over 350 retail shops are available!

Entertainment Deck

Try interactive gaming with Xbox Kinect or play your favorite Xbox or Playstation 3 video games, relax in comfort while watching your favorite music videos in the MTV Booth, or maybe enjoy a film or two in the movie theatre, all for free! If you work up an appetite, there’s a snack bar on deck too! Location: T2, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3, near the Sunflower Garden.

Family Zone

Families with small children can relax in this colorful and comfortable lounge. Diaper-changing facilities, TVs and a nearby playground are some of the amenities available. Location: T2, airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 2, opposite the Children’s Playground.

Food & Drinks

The following convenience stores and food concessions are open 24 hours per day:

  • Terminal 1 - Terminal 1 - 7-Eleven (Landside, Level 3 • Airside, Level 2) • Burger King (Airside, Level 3 near Gate C) • Dunkin Donuts (Airside, Level 2, Transit Lounge Central) • Food Gallery (Airside, Level 3, Transit Lounge Central) • Jewel Coffee (Landside, Level 1) • Kaffe & Toast (Landside, Level 2) • KFC (Landside, Level 3) • O’Leary’s Sports Restaurant (Airside, Level 3, Transit Lounge East) • Paul (Airside, Level 2, near C Gates) • Starbucks (Airside, Level 2, near Gate D • Airside Level 2, near Gate C) • The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (Landside, Level 2 • Airside, Level 2, Transit Lounge Central) • The World is Flat (Airside, Level 2, Transit Lounge Central).
  • Terminal 2 - 1983 (Landside, Level 2) • 7-Eleven (Airside, Level 3 • Airside, Level 2, near E Gates) • Bakery Cuisine (Landside, Level 2) • Cheers (Landside, Level 2) • Chutney Mary (Landside, Level 2) • Harry’s (Airside, Level 2, near Gates E) • • Kedai Killiney Kopi (Airside, Level 2, near F Gates) • Krispy Kreme (Landside, Level 2) • McDonald’s (Landside, Level 1) • O’Leary’s Sportsbar & Grill (Airside, Level 2) • Orchard Cafe & Bar (Airside, Level 3, Transit Lounge Central) • Paris Baguette (Landside, Level 1) • Pho Street (Airside, Level 3, Transit Lounge Central) • Starbucks (Airside, Level 2 • Landside, Level 2) • Straits Food Village (Airside, Level 3) • Subway (Airside, Level 3) • Swensen’s (Landside, Level 1) • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (Airside, Level 2 near Gate F) • Tunglok Tea House (Airside, Level 2, Transit Lounge Central).
  • Terminal 3 - 7-Eleven (Airside, Level 3) • Bikanervala (Landside, Level 4) • Burger King (Airside, Level 3) • Cheers (Landside, Level 1 • Airside, Level 3) • Encik Tan (Airside, Level 2, Departures) • Harry’s Bar (Airside, Level 2, Departures) • Heavenly Wang (Landside, Level 1 • Airside, Level 2, Departures) • Hello Kitty Orchid Garden (Landside, Level 1) • Kopitiam (Landside, Basement 2) • McDonald’s (Landside, Level 1) • O’Coffee Club (Landside, Level 2) • O’Coffee Club Express (Landside, Level 2) • Old Town White Coffee (Landside, Level 2) • Pret a Manger (Airside, Level 2, Transit Lounge Central) • Singapore Street Food (Airside, Level 3, Transit Lounge Central) • Starbucks (Landside, Basement 2) • Starbucks Reserve (Landside, Level 2) • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (Airside, Level 2, Transit Lounge Central) • Tip Top (Airside, Level 2) • Ya Kun Family Cafe (Landside, Basement 2).
  • Terminal 4 - Cheers (Landside, Level 1 • Airside, Level 2M, Departures) • Heavenly Wang (Airside, Level 2, Departures) • International Food Hall (Airside, Level 2M, Departures) • McDonald’s (Landside, Level 1) • O’Coffee Club Express (Landside, Level 2) • Paris Baguette (Landside, Level 1 • Airside, Level 2, Transit Departures x 2 locations) • Starbucks (Landside, Level 2) • Texas Chicken (Airside, Level 2, Transit Departures) • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (Airside, Level 2, Transit Departures) • Tiger Den (Airside, Level 2, Transit Departures).
Gardens

Check out one or more of these breathtaking airside gardens!

  • Terminal 1 Departure Transit Lounge: The Piazza Garden features themed and seasonal plant displays, with a focus on local cultural and ethnic events. Location: Level 2 • The Cactus Garden displays over 100 species of cacti and plants from deserts in Asia, Africa and the Americas. The rooftop location offers a relaxing place to soak up the sun while enjoying a refreshing drink from the garden bar! Location: Level 3 • The Sculptural Tree Garden has raised walkways for a close-up view of the tree-like sculptures on display. Location: Level 2 • The Water Lily Garden features water lilies and other aquatic flora set amongst an intricate mosaic tile walkway. Location: Level 2.
  • Terminal 2 Departure Transit Lounge: A variety of over 700 orchids are artistically arranged to represent the four elements - Earth, Water, Fire and Air - at the Orchid Garden. Location: Level 2 • Enjoy panoramic runway views and special nighttime lighting in the Sunflower Garden Location: Level 3 • An awe-inspiring display of flora, glass, fiber optics and sound comes to life in the interactive Enchanted Garden. Location: Level 2.
  • Terminal 3 Departure Transit Lounge: Over 1,000 butterflies can be seen in the tropical Butterfly Garden. Feel the mist from the 6-meter grotto waterfall! Location: Levels 2 and 3
Information Desk

If you have any questions or need help finding something, visit one of the Information counters. Locations:

  • Terminal 1: landside, Arrival Hall Central, Level 1 • landside, Departure Check-In Hall Central, Level 2 • airside, Departure Transit Lounge Central East and West, Level 2
  • Terminal 2: landside, Arrival Hall Central, Level 1 • airside, Departure Transit Lounge North and South, Level 2.
  • Terminal 3: landside, Arrival Hall Central, Level 1 • landside, Departure Check-In Hall Central, Level 2 • airside, Departure Transit Lounge North South and Central, Level 2.
  • Terminal 4 - landside, Level 1, Arrival Hall Central • landside, Departure Check-In Hall Central, Level 2 • airside, Level 2, Departure Transit Lounge North and South.
Live Music

Live acoutic performances are held at the O'Leary Sportsbar & Grill (Terminal 2, Departure Transit Lounge - Central, Level 2, Hours: 7:00PM to 10:00PM) and Singapore Straits Bar (Terminal 3, Departure Transit Lounge (North), Level 2, Hours: 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Lighten your load, by storing your luggage at the SmarteCarte left luggage counter, available 24 hours a day!Rates are $4 - 12 per bag for the first 24 hours.

Locations: Terminal 1: Level 3 (landside) • Level 2, Departure Transit Lounge (airside) •Terminal 2: Level 1, Arrival Hall North (landside) • Level 2, Departure Transit lounge (airside) • Terminal 3: Level 1 (landside) • Departure Transit lounge (airside) • Terminal 4: Level 1 (landside) • Departure Transit lounge Level 2 (airside).

Medical Services

Raffles Medical Group offers urgent and emergency medical care. Locations: T1, airside, Departure Transit Lounge West, Level 2 (Open 24 hours) • T2, landside, Basement South (Hours: 8:30AM - 5:30PM) • T2, airside, Departure Transit Lounge North, Level 2 (Hours: 6:00AM - 12:00AM) • T3, landside, Basement 2 South (Open 24 hours) • T3, airside, Departure Transit Lounge North, Level 2 (Hours: 6:00AM - 12:00AM) • T4, landside, level 1 (Hours: 6:00AM - 12:00AM).

Mobile Charging

Changi Airport currently offers over 3,000 mobile charging points (universal outlets/USB ports) throughout the airport.

Movie Theatre

Enjoy recently released feature films, free of charge, at one of the airport’s 24-hour movie theatres. Locations: T2, airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3, near the Sunflower Garden • T3, airside, Departure Transit Lounge North, Level 3, near the Ambassador Transit Lounge.

Pharmacy

All terminals provide pharmacy services:

  • Terminal 1: Guardian Beauty & Health (Airside, Departure Transit Lounge Central, Level 2. Hours: 24 hours) • Guardian Beauty & Health (Airside, near Gates D. Hours: 6:00AM - 12:00AM).
  • Terminal 2: Guardian Beauty & Health (Landside, Level 2. Hours: 7:00AM - 11:00PM) • Guardian (Airside, near Gates E, Level 2. Hours: Open 24 hours) • Guardian (Airside, near Gates F, Level 2. Hours: Open 24 hours).
  • Terminal 3: Watsons (Landside, Level B2. Hours: 10:00AM - 11:00PM) • Watsons (Landside, Level 2. Hours: 7:00AM - 11:00PM) • Watsons (Airside, Transit Lounge Central. Hours: Open 24 hours) • Watsons (Airside, Near Gates B, Level 2. Hours: 6:00AM - 1:00AM).
  • Terminal 4: Airport Pharmacy (Airside, Transit Lounge, Level 2. Hours: Open 24 hours)
Post Office

Singapore Post Location: T2, landside, Departure Check-In Hall, Level 2 Hours: 9:00AM - 6:00PM Mon-Fri (closed Sat, Sun, public holidays). Mailboxes are located landside and airside in Terminals 1 and 3, and airside in Terminal 2.

Prayer Rooms
  • Terminal 1 - Airside (Transit area, Level 3, behind Peach Garden Noodle House).
  • Terminal 2 - Airside (Departure Transit Lounge North, Level 2, near Gate E, behind Relay).
  • Terminal 3 - Airside (Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 2, behind Mont Blanc).
  • Terminal 4 - Airside (Departure Transit Lounge, Level 2M).
Rest Areas

If you are just passing through the airport for a few hours and need a quick nap but don't want to get a room at the transit hotel, catch some Zzz’s on a comfortable recliner at one of the Snooze Lounges. Fee: Free to use! Locations:

  • Terminal 1: Snooze Lounge, airside, Transit East, Level 3.
  • Terminal 2: Oasis Lounge, airside, Transit North Pier, opposite E11 • Sanctuary Lounge, Transit North Pier, opposite E5.
  • Terminal 3: Terminal 3: Snooze Lounge, airside, Transit North Mezzanine, next to Singapore Food Street.
  • Terminal 4: Snooze Lounge, airside, Departure Transit, Level 2M
Showers

Freshen up before or after a long journey in one of the airport’s 24-hour pay-for-use shower facilities. Massage and an array of beauty services are also available. Locations:

  • Terminal 1: Airport Wellness Oasis (airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3, near D gates) • Plaza Premium Lounge (airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3, near C gates, rate SGD 16).
  • Terminal 2: Ambassador Transit Lounge (airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3, near F gates) • TranSpa (airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Central Level 3) • Wellness Spa (airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Central Level 3).
  • Terminal 3: Ambassador Transit Lounge (airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3) • Be Relax (airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 2).
SIM Cards

Prepaid local SIM cards are available for purchase in the airport from these locations: T1, landside, M1, Arrival Hall Central, Level 1 • T2, landside, M1, Arrival Hall South, Level 1 • T3, landside, M1, Arrival Hall Central, Level 1 Hours: 7:00AM - 11:00PM Prepaid Singtel cards are also available at any Changi Recommends booth.

Slide at T3

Reach speeds of up to 6m per second on The Slide at T3. At 4-meters tall, The Slide @ T3 is Singapore’s tallest slide, and the tallest airport slide in the world! Rate: For every $10 you spend at the airport, show your purchase receipt and receive a voucher for a ride on The Slide (max of 10 rides per day) Location: T3, landside, Arrival Hall, Level 1 Hours: 12:00AM - 10:30PM. You can also ride the 1.5-story slide located in Basement 2.

Smoking Areas

If you are in transit and need to find a place to feed your addiction, designated smoking areas can be found in these locations:

  • Terminal 1 (airside): Departure Transit Lounge West, Level 3, Cactus Garden • Departure Transit Lounge Central, Level 3, near Snooze Lounge • Departure Transit Lounge East, Level 2, near Gate D36 • Departure Transit Lounge West, Level 2, Outdoor Deck • Departure Transit Lounge East, Level 2, Gate C16.
  • Terminal 2 (airside): Departure Transit Lounge North, Level 2, near Hari’s Bar and opposite Children’s Playground • Departure Transit North Finger Pier, Level 2, Sanctuary Lounge • Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 2, behind Sunglasses Hut • Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 3, Sunflower Garden • Departure Transit South Finger Pier, Level 2, Pavilion Lounge.
  • Terminal 3 (airside): Departure Transit Lounge North, Level 2, near Harry’s Bar • Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 2, near Tiger Signature Lounge • Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 2, Outdoor Garden Terrace • Departure Transit Lounge, Level 2, Outdoor Smoking Area , opposite Gate B10 • Departure Transit Lounge, Level 2, Outdoor Smoking Area, next to Gate A21 • Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3, Outdoor Smoking Area, next to Silver Kris Lounge.
  • Terminal 4 (airside): Departure Transit North, near Gate 4, Level 2 • Departure Transit North Pier, near Gate 16, Level 2 • Departure Transit North, Level 2, Transit Area • Departure Transit, Level 2M.
Social Tree

In 2013, Changi introduced the "Social Tree", a new interactive attraction that gives travellers the opportunity to share their photo and video memories instantly on a 9m tall interactive installation, and then retrieve them on future visits to the airport. Location: airside, Central Piazza, after the Immigration counters Hours: 5:00AM - 1:00AM.

Spa & Salon Services

Pamper yourself with hair, nail, massage and other beauty treatments at one of these spas:

  • Airport Wellness Oasis Location: T1, airside, Departure Transit Lounge East, Level 2 Hours: Open 24 hours
  • TranSpa Location: T2, airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3 Hours: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
  • High-end spa and beauty services are available in the Shilla Beauty Loft Location: T3, Departure Transit Central Hours: 6:00AM - 1:00AM
Swimming Pool

Travellers staying at the Aerotel Transit Hotel (see hotel section above) have free access to the pool. Non-guests can use the swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and shower facilities for a fee of S$17. Located at Terminal 1, near the Transit Hotel (Transit Mall East, Level 3). Hours of operation: 6:00AM - 12:00AM (Daily).

Transit Tour

If you are in transit and have 5 hours before your connecting flight, book a free 2-hour city tour of Singapore. Check to see if you will require a Visa to leave the transit area. The Free Singapore Tour booths are located at:

  • Terminal 2 - near the escalators, North Arrival Immigration and skytrain station at Transit Mall North, Level 2, Hours: 7:00AM - 3:00PM.
  • Terminal 3 - next to Transfer Lounge B, Travel Mall North, Level 2

Additionally, there are tour desks located in the Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 Arrivals Halls where you can book more city sightseeing options with cost.

There are two tours: Heritage and City Sights.

    The Heritage Tour you will see the the Colonial District, CBD, Merlion (20 min), Chinatown, Little India, Kampong Glam (20 min). Tour Departures: 9:00AM, 11:30AM, 2:30PM, 4:00PM. Heritage tour registration closing times: 8:00AM, 10:30AM, 1:30PM, 2:30PM.

    The City Sights Tour takes visitors on a night sightseeing tour of Singapore. You will see the Singapore Flyer, Esplanade, Marina Bay Financial Centre, Merlion (20 min), Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay (30 min). City Sights tour registration closing times: 5:00PM, 6.30PM.

Woodblock Rubbing Stations

Woodblock rubbing was once a popular Singapore artform in the 50’s and 60’s. Make your own print with materials provided by the airport! Locations: T1, landside, Viewing Mall, Level 3 • T2, airside, Departure Transit Lounge South, Level 2, near the Orchid Garden • T3, landside, Level B2, near the Fountain area • T3, airside, Departure Transit Lounge North, Level 2, Outside gate holdroom B1-B4

Xperience Zone

Relax in a plush recliner while watching the big game on a large screen TV, or create a free e-postcard to send to friends and family back home. Location: T2, airside, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 2.

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Layover Sightseeing

Do you have a long layover? With the proper documentation and a long enough layover, you may have time to leave the airport and do some sightseeing. Here are a few Singapore Airport Layover Sightseeing ideas. As this is a new page, if you have a suggestion for other layover sightseeing options, send a tip to editor@sleepinginairports.com and we will add it to the list.

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Airlines

As of March 2018, Singapore airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Aer Lingus • Air Asia • Air Berlin • Air Canada • Air China • Air Europa • Air France • Air India • Air India • Air Madagascar • Air Mauritius • Air New Zealand • Air Niugini • Air Serbia • Alitalia • ANA • American Airlines • Asiana Airlines • Austrian Airlines • Avianca • Bangkok Airways • Batik Air • Bhutan Airlines • Biman Bangladesh Airlines • British Airways • Brussels Airlines • Cathay Pacific • Cebu Pacific Air • China Airlines • China Eastern • China Southern • Croatia Airlines • Delta • Drukair • EVA Air • EgyptAir • Emirates • Ethiopian Airlines • Etihad Airways • Fiji Airways • Finnair • Firefly • Fly NAS • Garuda Indonesia • Hawaiian Airlines • Hebei Airlines • Iberia • IndiGo • JC International Airlines • Japan Airlines • Jet Airways • JetBlue • Jetstar • KLM • Korean Air • LOT • Lao Airlines • LATAM • Lion Air • Lufthansa • Malaysia Airlines • Malindo Air • Myanmar Airlines • NIKI • Norwegian • Philippines Airlines • Qantas • Qatar Airways • Regent Airways • Royal Air Maroc • Royal Brunei Airlines • Saudi Arabian Airlines • SAS • Scoot • Shenzhen Airlines • Siberia Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • SilkAir • Singapore Airlines • South African Airways • Spring Airlines • SriLankan Airlines • Swiss • TAP Portugal • Thai Airways • Thai Lion Air • Turkish Airlines • United Airlines • Uzbekistan Airways • VietJet • Vietnam Airlines • Virgin Atlantic • Virgin Australia • West Air • Xiamen Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus and Shuttle

Public bus 36 runs between the airport and city center, departing from the basement bus bays from 6:00AM - 10:50PM. The Regent Singapore Hotel is the final stop for Bus 36, and the originating point for trips back to the airport.

Free shuttle bus service is available to and from Changi Business Park on weekdays from 11:30AM - 2:30PM. For information on bus stops and schedules, visit the Changi Airport website.

Airport Shuttle provides service between the airport and most downtown hotels. Buses depart every 15 - 30 minutes, depending on the time of day. As of this January 2018 update, fares are $9 per adult. This service can be booked at a Ground Transport Desk in the Arrivals Hall of any terminal. For a list of hotels served by the Airport Shuttle, visit the Changi Airport website.

The Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) is the gateway to the nearby Indonesian islands of Batam and Bintan. There is a shuttle service from Changi Airport to TMFT for a seamless transfer onward to your ferry ride. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the Singapore Cruise website.

Car Rentals

Avis, Budget and Hertz operate onsite at the Arrivals Halls. Check with your provider to see which terminal they operate from. Hours of operation are daily from 7:00AM - 11:00PM.

Inter-Terminal Transportation

Passengers can take the free SkyTrain service to transfer between the terminals. Open from 5:00AM - 2:30AM, the SkyTrain takes just 4 minutes to travel between the terminals with a waiting time of 2 minutes. A free shuttle bus service is available when SkyTrain is not in operation.

Limousine and Large Taxi

Limousines and 7-seater taxis can be booked upon arrival at the 24-hour Ground Transport Desks in the Arrivals Hall of each terminal. At the time of this January 2018 update, rates are $55 per departure for limousines and $60 per departure for large taxis.

Taxi

Regular and premium taxis operate from taxi stands located outside of the airport on the Arrivals Level of each terminal. Taxis are metered, and those departing from the airport charge a $3 - 5 airport surcharge. At the time of this January 2018 update, a trip from the airport to city center costs between $20 - $40 and takes about 30 minutes total travel time.

Train

The Changi Airport train station is within a short walk of Terminals 2 and 3. The trains operate daily from 5:30 AM - 11:20PM (approximately). For fares, stops and hours of service, visit the SMRT website.

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Last Updated: 14 May 2018

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