4 ways from Changi Airport to city center

Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia, where the transportation infrastructure is extremely modern and developed. GoAsiaDayTrip will advise you on how to get from Changi Airport to the city center.

To move into central Singapore you can choose from a variety of public transport options. Here are some of the vehicles that move from Changi Airport into Singapore in safe, convenient and economical way. You can refer to:

  1. Taxi

Passengers at the taxi stand at Changi Airport Terminal 3
Passengers at the taxi stand at Changi Airport Terminal 3

The vehicle is chosen by many visitors because of its mobility and convenience. You can see many taxis in the airport gate area and it takes about 30 minutes to go inside the city. Before getting into the car you have to agree on the route, destination as well as price.

  1. Public Buses

Bus is the economical vehicle if you want to save money
Bus is the economical vehicle if you want to save money

Public buses in Singapore are commonly used, in which route 36 is scheduled to depart from the airport into central Singapore. The bus ride from Changi Airport to the city center is about an hour, costing $ 2 a way.

About the time of operation, the first bus route of the day starts at 6am and the last bus at midnight. The one-way fare is $ 2, it takes about an hour. To catch the public bus, you can go to Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Teminal 3.

The route of the bus 36 is as follows: Changi Airport Terminal 1 – IBM Building – HoneyWell Building – Changi Business Park 3 Building – HansaPoint Building – Standard Chartered Building – Plaza 8 Building – BDS Building – Builder Center – Changi Airport Terminal 3.

  1. Free Shuttle Bus in Changi airport

Free shuttle bus is only available in Changi airport for a period of time so you have to prepare alternatives
Free shuttle bus is only available in Changi airport for a period of time so you have to prepare alternatives

It is quite interesting to travel in Singapore that in this expensive city you can use the free bus for all passengers. However, when using the free bus service in Singapore you should pay attention not to have luggage compartment so that only travelers with hand luggage can use this service or pick up or drop off relatives at the airport.

Free bus service in Singapore is open from Monday to Friday (except public holidays), from 11:30 am to 2:32 pm.

  1. MRT

MRT is very popular and convenient in Singapore with the system covering all the city
MRT is very popular and convenient in Singapore with the system covering all the city

If you do not have much time, it’s better to use the MRT to move, so you can start turning underground at terminal 2 or terminal 3 to Tanal Merah Station. The MRT has the fastest time from Changi Airport at 5:19 minutes and the latest at 23:51 minutes (from Monday to Friday and the weekend runs for a few minutes later).

To take the subway from Changi Airport to central Singapore, you can refer to the guide as follows:

Step 1: At Arrival Hall, find your way to the train to city station.

Step 2: Buy tickets at the Passenger Service or automated ticket machines. (However, note that the EZ Link ticket costs SGD 12 per person. The Tourist Pass ticket of SGD 20 is an unlimited ticket of the day, if you buy tickets at the vending machine may be more expensive.)

Step 3: Take the subway to Changi Airport to Tanah Merah Station. (You can get off at Station 1 at Changi Airport or Station 2 at Expo, Station 3 at Tanah Merah.)

Step 4: Take the subway train from Tanah Merah station to where you want to go.

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