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SINGAPORE CHANGI :  Airport Transit - Passenger Guide

Singapore Changi Airport, P O Box 1, Singapore 918141 Tel: (65) 6542 1122


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Transit Counter

Transit Counters

If you HAVE a boarding pass of your Connecting Flight

Check your connecting flight number at the flight information screens for the departure gate and time. Please proceed to the gate at least 30 minutes before departure time.

If you do NOT HAVE a boarding pass of your Connecting Flight

Proceed to the terminal where your connecting flight will depart. Check-in at any transfer lounges in the terminal except for the airlines below. You do not need to collect your baggage as they would be automatically checked into your connecting flight.

If your connecting flight is on a Budget Airline

All passengers traveling on a budget airline flight must have valid travel documents (passport, visa etc). On arrival, clear Arrival Immigration, collect your baggage (if any), clear Customs and proceed to the departures level of the terminal the airline is operating from. For passengers who need to transfer to the Budget Terminal, proceed to Terminal 2 basement level to take the free shuttle bus service.

     

     

Connecting

Connecting Times

If onward Boarding Pass is required, passengers must report to transfer counters for their new boarding passes at least 45 minutes before their onward flight, as passengers will not be accepted after that time. Please note boarding gates for flights departing Changi Airport close 10 minutes before departure time.

     

     

Walking

Getting Around

All the 3 terminals at Singapore Changi Airport are inter-linked by Skytrains. The Skytrains operate both at the transit and public areas. The Skytrain operating hours are from 0500 to 0230 hrs daily.

The service is free and it takes approximately 1-4 minutes to travel between terminals.

The average waiting time for the skytrain is between 1 to 3 minutes. In the event when the Skytrain is not in operation in the transit area, you are advised to use the travellators that links the respective terminals inside the Departure / Transit area.

In the public area, you may take the free shuttle bus that links Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

     

     

Info

Airport Information

Information and Customer Service counters are located at

Terminal 1

Near DFS Venture at Transit Mall West Level 2

Next to KingPower Fashionwear at Transit Mall West, Level 2

Near Skytrain at Transit Mall East, Level 2

Arrival Hall Central, Public Area, Level 1

Terminal 2

Next to Skytrain at Transit Mall North,

Level 2 Next to Omega Boutique at Transit Mall North,

Level 2 Next to Chomel at Transit Mall South,

Level 2 Near Orchid Garden at Transit Mall South,

Level 2 Arrival Hall Central, Public Area, Level 1

Terminal 3

Next to Skytrain at Transit Mall South, Level 2

Next to Harris Bookstore at Transit Mall South, Level 2

Next to Digital Lifestyle Electronics at Transit Mall North, Level 2

Next to Skytrain at Transit Mall North, Level 2 Departure Hall Central, Public Area, Level 2

Arrival Hall Central, Public Area, Level 1

     

     

WiFi

Internet / WiFi options

Changi Airport offers seamless Internet access for passengers carrying laptops and personal digital assistants (PDAs) via wireless local area network (LAN) cards, ethernet cables and infrared ports. For those without laptops or PDAs, they can enjoy surfing at more than 300 free internet terminals located throughout Terminals 1 and 2.

     

     

Relax

Rest / Relaxation areas

Tired after all that time spent cramped in the plane seat? Make your way down to the Rest Areas for hours of relaxation on the specially designed snooze chairs! These comfortable leather chairs come with head and leg rests, giving you the ultimate relaxation. The Rest Areas are located at:

Terminal 1

Central window aisles of Transit Mall West, Level 2

Central window aisles of Transit Mall East, Level 2

Terminal 2

Extended lounge at Transit Mall North, Level 2

Terminal 3

Transit Mall North (near Hard Rock Café), Level 2

Transit Mall South (near Global Tax Refund), Level 2

     

     

Swim

Swimming Pool

Enjoy the relaxing ambience of the Balinese-themed swimming pool and poolside area operated by Harilela Hospitality Pte Ltd. Passengers staying at the Ambassador Transit Hotel may use the pool and Jacuzzi for free. Otherwise, a small fee of S$13.65 is charged to non-residents for the use of the swimming pool and Jacuzzi, including the use of the shower facilities, a towel and a complimentary non-alcoholic drink from the bar.

The swimming pool is located at Terminal 1 Near Transit Hotel at Transit Mall East, Level 3

Operating hours : 7am to 11pm daily

For more information, call (65) 6546 5357

     

     

Coffee

Coffee Shop

CEDELE : Terminal 2 Transit Mall South

GELARE : Terminal 1 Transit Mall East

IL CAFFEE DI ROMA : Terminal 2  Transit Mall Central

PACIFIC COFFEE CO : Terminal 1 Transit  Mall East : Terminal 2 Transit Mall South

SPINELLI COFFEE : Terminal 2 Transit Mall North

COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF : Terminal 1 Transit Mall Central

     

     

Food

Restaurant / Fast Food

BURGER KING: Terminal 2 Transit Lounge / Terminal 1 Transit Mall

SUBWAY : Terminal 2 Transit Mall Central Level 3

For a detailed list of available Dining Options, check the webpage : Dining Options

     

     

Bars

Bars

Be mesmerised by Live acoustic performance while enjoying your drink and finger food at the Music Bar Lounges located at :

Terminal 2

Sports Bar at Transit Mall Central, Level 2   (Operating hours : 7pm to 10pm)

Harry's Bar at Transit Mall North, Level 2    (Operating hours : 6pm to 9pm_)

     

     

Shops

Shopping

Changi Airport Shopping City is where the world shops. Passengers can indulge in one of Singapore's greatest passions - shopping - without leaving the airport. There are more than 160 shops in both Terminals 1 and 2 selling items ranging from the traditional duty-free goods such as liquor and tobacco, cosmetics and fashionwear, to electronics and jewellery. The shops are carefully designed in an open free-flow concept, creating an informal and relaxed environment for passengers to browse and shop in. To further give a sense of place, we have also introduced several Asian ethnic specialty stores at Changi Airport and brought in many established Singaporean brands providing these homegrown brands an international showcase for their merchandise and giving passengers a glimpse of the Singapore retailing scene within the airport.

     

     

Entertainment

Entertainment

Keep updated with world financial news from channels like BBC World, CNBC, Channel NewsAsia and CNN news service.  Terminal 1 = Nexus Lounge at Transit Mall East, Level 2. Terminal 2 = Extended Lounge Transit Mall North, level 2 / Skyplex Transit Mall Central, Level 2

Movie fans will find the Movie Theatre in Terminal 2 the best place to relax when in transit at Changi Airport. Catch the latest movie screenings on Star Movies cable TV free, 24 hours daily. If you prefer a more homely ambience and would like to grab a bite as you enjoy the shows, you can catch free Star Movies and Star World screenings at the Movie Lounge in Terminal 1.

Plunge into the virtual world of games - enjoy the true gaming experience at any of the 6 Microsoft Xbox stations located at Terminal 2 (Near Tastes of Changi at Transit Mall Central, Level 3).

     

     

Change

Bureau de Change / ATM's

All major currencies are accepted at the 24 hrs money changers found at:

Terminal 1

Next to Chomel at Transit Mall West, Level 2

Next to Bally at Transit Mall East, Level 2

Terminal 2

Near Omega Boutique at Transit Mall North, Level 2

Near Chomel at Transit Mall South, Level 2

Near Bengawan Solo at Departure Hall Central, Public Area, Level 2

These established reputed banks offer competitive exchange rates. Phone cards are also available at these counters.

ATMs of many different banks are also available all over the airport.

     

     

Leisure

Leisure options

Within the Transit Mall of both terminals, visitors can enjoy hair and beauty services.

Terminal 1 : TranSpa at Transit Mall East, Level 3 For more information, please call (65) 6542 7175

Terminal 2 : TranSpa at Transit Mall South, Level 3 For more information, please call (65) 6542 2849

Travellers, airport workers and visitors to Changi Airport can also get a quick 10-minute haircut by a professional hair stylist for just S$10.

     

     

Toilets

Toilet facilities

A wide selection of Male and Female toilet facilities are provided throughout the Transit Terminal areas.

     

     

Parents

Parent's Room / Nursery

The Parents Rooms cater to parents looking for diaper changing stations and other related facilities. You will find a hot water dispenser for your convenience, and the privacy to attend to your baby.

Terminal 1 : three Parent room facilities

Terminal 2 : three Parent room facilities

Terminal 3 : fifteen Parent room facilities

     

     

Showers

Shower / Leisure facilities

Seeking a refreshing shower or a relaxing massage? Visit the following centres that offer shower facilities, nail care, foot reflexology, massage therapy and a gym to keep you rejuvenated after your long flight. Charges are applicable for the services and facilities. The 24 hrs centres are located at:

Terminal 1

The Rainforest Lounge at Transit Mall West, Level 3

For more information, call (65) 6541 8518 or visit www.rainforestbysats.com

Terminal 2

The Plaza Premium Lounge at Transit Mall South, Level 3

For more information, call (65) 6545 0388 or visit www.plaza-ppl.com/sg_en/index.php

     

     

Dayrooms

Transit Hotel / Dayrooms

If you need a short rest after a long journey, you can book a room at the Transit Hotels which are located on Level 3 of both terminals. You do not have to clear Immigration to get to the hotel.

Terminal 1 - Tel : (65) 6542 5538

Terminal 2 - Tel : (65) 6542 8122

Terminal 3 - Tel : (65) 6507 9788

Transit Hotel webpage

     

     

Taxi

Limousine Taxi

The service uses premium taxis and brings you to any destination at a flat rate. Please approach the Limousine Taxi Counter on the arrivals level.

     

     

Bus

Airport Shuttle / Bus

The shuttle goes to city and any hotels in Singapore (excluding Changi Village hotel and hotels on Sentosa Island). Please approach the Airport Shuttle Counter on the arrivals level to register.

Public bus service 36 goes to the city. The first bus arrives at around 0600hr and the last leaves at midnight. A single fare costs below S$2.00 and takes about an hour. Bus stops are located under Terminals 1, 2 or 3. Prepare the exact fare as no change will be given.

     

     

Train

Train

The Changi Airport MRT Station is located under Terminals 2 and 3 and linked to the arrivals and departures by escalators and lifts. The first train arrives at around 0530hr and the last leaves at midnight. A single fare to the city costs about S$2.70 (inclusive of S$1.00 refundable deposit) and takes approximately 27 minutes. Tickets are available at the station.  More details at: Singapore Mass Rapid Transit

     

     

Car Rental

Car Rental

Please approach the Avis / Hertz Car Rental Counters on the arrivals level in each terminal.

     

     

Left Luggage

Left Luggage

To have your luggage looked after, should you wish to shop free of luggage or if you need to leave the airport, visit the Left Baggage counters. This payable service is available 24 hrs daily at:

Terminal 1 : Near Sincere Watch at Transit Mall East, Level 2

Terminal 2 : Behind Chocolates/Candy/Delicatessen at Transit Mall South, Level 2

     

     

Smoking

Smoking Areas

If you wish to smoke, you can make your way to Smoking Areas at

Terminal 1

Cactus Garden at Transit Mall West, Level 3

Near Stars and Legends Bar at Transit Mall West, Level 2

Near Nexus Lounge at Transit Mall East, Level 2

Terminal 2

Next to Harry’s Bar at Transit Mall North, Level 2

Behind Sunglass Hut at Transit Mall South, Level 2 Sunflower Garden at Transit Mall South, Level 3

Terminal 3

Next to Singapore Strait’s Bar at Transit Mall North, Level 2

Next to Tiger Champions Bar at Transit Mall South, Level 2

Outdoor Garden Terrace, opposite Tiger Champions Bar at Transit Mall South, Level 2

Outdoor Smoking Area, opposite gate B10, Level 2

Outdoor Smoking Area, next to gate A21, Level 2

Outdoor Smoking Area, next to Silver Kris Lounge, Level 3

     

     

Tours

FREE SINGAPORE TOUR

Passengers who have at least five hours to spare before their connecting flight can register for a free 2 ˝-hour sightseeing tour to catch a glimpse of the vibrant garden city of Singapore. Passengers who choose to take the Scenic River Tour are treated to the sights and sounds of the city and can enjoy a nostalgic bumboat ride on the Singapore River, which was once a hive of activity and the life of Singapore's trading past. There is also the Sentosa Tour which takes passengers to the fun filled island of Sentosa, located just 5 minutes away from the main island.

For service, go to either of the Singapore Visitors Centre located in the Terminal 1 and 2 transit halls.

     

     

The World Airport Transit Guide is based upon information gained from different Airport Operators, and/or their supplied information / website. SKYTRAX does not accept responsibility for any errors that may exist in the information provided on these pages.

 
   


 

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