Singapore Changi Airport
Singapore's Changi Airport is modern, stylish and visitor friendly. As a central transport hub in Asia, Changi connects passengers to more than 200 destinations around the world. Changi takes airports to a whole new level, with carpeted floors, comfy couches, butterfly gardens and many other accessories specifically designed to allow passengers relaxation time while in transit.
The airport has showers, change rooms, massage stations, a swimming pool, arcade games, putt-putt courses and spas as well as hundreds of shops, duty-free stores and restaurants. All the amenities and conveniences at Changi, as well as the possibility of a quick and easy transfer into town, make it an airport worth using while flying in the region.
The airport is located 14 miles (23km) from the city.
Getting to the city
The MRT train departs from Changi Airport MRT Station, located under Terminals 2 and 3. Trains depart from 5:30am to midnight, and take around 27 minutes. A public bus service to the city has regular departures from 6am to midnight, and can be found in the lower levels of each terminal. The one-hour journey costs about SGD 2. In addition, there is an airport shuttle service connecting the airport, the city centre and most hotels in Singapore; the buses leave when all six seats have been filled, or every 15- 30 minutes. The cost is about SGD 9 per adult and SGD 6 per child.
Tel: +65 6595 6868.
Avis, Budget and Hertz are all represented at the airport.
Taxis to Singapore central are available from outside the arrivals halls of both terminals; the fare to the city centre is about SGD 18 to SGD 38 with a travel time of around 30 minutes. Bookings can be made at the airport shuttle counters.
Transfer between terminals
A free Skytrain runs between the terminals.
Changi Airport has a wide range of facilities, including ATMs, bureaux de change, business services, airline lounges/travel clubs, duty-free shops, childcare facilities and multimedia payphones for internet and emails. Other facilities include a mini-supermarket, snack bars and restaurants, gym, rooftop pool, hairdresser, laundry service, karaoke lounge, smoking room, prayer room and post office. The new Terminal 3 is a 'green' terminal with natural skylighting, a butterfly garden, koi ponds and over 200 species of foliage.
Standard parking rates at Changi Airport range from SGD 0.04 per minute at T1, T2 and T3 (with a daily rate of SGD 57.60) to SGD 0.035 per minute at the South Car Park, with a daily rate capped at SGD 35 per day.
Over 80 airlines offer flights to Singapore's Changi Airport, including most national carriers. Changi is a hub for Singapore Airlines. Other airlines offfering flights to Singapore include British Airways, Emirates, Etihad, Lufthansa, Qatar, US Airways and Virgin Atlantic.
Free wifi is available throughout Changi. Passengers wanting faster wifi can register for Starhub's premium service for a fee.
Postal services, typing, faxing and photocopying services are all available at business centres at Changi. There is a business centre in each terminal. Changi also boasts a wide selection of airline lounges as well as meeting rooms and free internet points within the terminals.
Singapore Changi Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.