Singapore Airport Guide to Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3

Changi Airport Terminal 3 was launched in 2008.

It handles 22 million passengers per year. Flights to Europe, North America, South America, East Asia and Oceania depart from Changi Terminal 3. 

It is also the main terminal of Singapore Airlines and home of boarding gates A & B. 

Transfer between terminals

Connection with Changi Terminal 1 and Changi Terminal 2 by Skytrain can be found nearby Kim Joo Guan as well as check-in row 11. 

Free Airport Shuttle Bus service is also available while SkyTrain is closed due to maintenance works.

Pick up point is located at Changi Terminal 3 Departure Check-in Hall Level 2, Door 8.

Service hours: 02:30 pm to 05:00 am. Departure time is 15 minutes.

For those passengers transferring to Terminal 4, please note that first they need to transfer to Changi Terminal 2 by the SkyTrain and then take the free shuttle bus at Arrivals Hall Door.

Opening hours: 24/7. Frequency: 15-20 minutes. 

Levels

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 building has 28 air bridges, 8 of them for large aircraft. 

Services and amenities can be found in the basement level, where you can clearly see the Green Wall, which spans across the main building from the basement to the fifth level.

Consisting in 5 level facilities, it is composed by the following areas:

Basement level

The Green Wall: Services and amenities.

Arrivals Hall level 1

You can pick up here your baggage on the belts 41-18.

Departures Hall level 2

You can find check-in rows 1-11.

Departure Transit Lounge level 2

Gate A1-A8 (north), A9, 15, 16, 20 and A21 (west) and gates B1-B4 (north), B5 and B10 (east) connected by Skytrain with C gates.

Departure Transit Lounge level 3

Airline and VIP lounges, services and amenities (movie theatre and a transit hotel).

Services

- ATMs
- Charging points
- Baby care room
- Baggage storage
- Business centres
- Clinics and Pharmacies
- Convenience stores
- Free rest areas
- GST refund
- Ground Transport Concierge
- Beauty care (spa, hairdressers, etc.)
- Hotel reservation counters
- Wi-Fi free connection
- Local SIM card purchase
- Lost & Found baggage claim
- Money Changers
- Movie theatre
- News and financial information
- Passenger meeting services
- Pay per use lounges
- Phone booths

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on-Airport Hotels

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 hosts a couple of on-airport hotels:

Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel

Where passengers are able to enjoy its facilities not only for leisure, also for world-class business or transit purposes.

Services: Free Wi-Fi connection, food, drink, fitness facilities, handy smartphone, unlimited complimentary local calls to 11 overseas destinations.

Some of its rooms are: Premier room, club rooms with twin beds, premier rooms with runway view, pool terrace rooms, business king rooms, business twin rooms and suites.

Contact: +65 6823 5300 / 1800 787 1221

Email: SINCP@ihg.com

Ambassador Transit Hotel

Ambassador Transit Hotel is located on the Departures Transit Hall Central (level 3) of Changi Airport Terminal 3.

Day rooms with a 6 hour minimum stay and pay per hour thereafter.

Services: Free Wi-Fi, wake up call services, gym, beauty care, aromatherapy.

It is open 24 hours.

Contact: +65 6507 9788.

lounges

Marhaba Lounge: Third level. Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Access fee: €34 per passengers (4 hours access).

Ambassador Transit Lounge: Third level. Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Available services upon payment: Spa, Private rooms, Conference rooms, Printers, Copiers, Gym.

Access fee: €29 per passengers (3 hours access).

DBS Asia Treasures Lounge: Location: Departures transit lounge, third level. Open from 07:00 am to 01:00 am. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Spa, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Conference rooms, Internet terminals, Printers, Copiers, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

The Haven by JetQuay: Location: Arrivals Hall. Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Printers, Copiers, Telephones, Children’s area. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Available services upon payment: Private rooms, Conference rooms.

Access fee: €30 per passengers (2 hours access).

Purchase your pass to Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 lounges

Attractions

There’s a wide range of attractions in Changi Terminal 3 regarding nature and art:

Butterfly Garden

In the Butterfly Garden live almost 1,000 tropical butterflies of 40 different species. It is actually the first and single Butterfly Garden in an airport. Also the Green Wall is worth to take a look. 

The Slide@T3 

You can also take a ride on Singapore’s and the world’s tallest slide in an airport: The Slide@T3, of 12 metres high.

For taking a ride you should have spent at least $10 at any Changi Airport shop.

It is located at the Arrival Hall on Level 1.

Service hours: 00:00 am – 10:30 pm. 

Art

Many art pieces can be found on the terminal, featuring The Memory of the Lived Space, a clear metaphor regarding our conception of location and space by painted glass and photographic panels.

Other art pieces on Terminal 3 are Birds in Flight (Departure Lounge, Gate Holdrooms B1 – B4), Changi Aviation Gallery (Terminal public 3 public area), Daisy (Departure Hall main concourse public area), Floral Inspirations (Departure Hall next to SkyTrain lading), Going Home (South Arrival Immigration Hall), Saga Seed (Arrival Halls before Immigration Clearance in Arrival Hall) and Vessel (Departure Lounge after Immigration).