Singapore Airport Guide to Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 was launched in 2008. It handles 22 million passengers per year. Flights that departs to Europe, North America, South America, East Asia and Oceania take off from this terminal. 

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


Transfer between terminals

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

The free bus service is also available while SkyTrain is closed down due to maintenance works. You can find it at Changi Terminal 3 Departure Check-in Hall Level 2 Door 8.

Opening hours are from 2.30 am to 5.00 am. Departure time is of 15 minutes.

For those passengers transferring to Terminal 4, please note that first they will need to transfer to Changi Terminal 2 by the SkyTrain and then take the shuttle bus at Arrivals Hall Door. Opening hours: 24/7. Frequency: 15-20 minutes. 



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

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

- 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.



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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. Terminal 3 offers to passengers:

- ATMs
- Charging points
- Baby care room
- Baggage storage
- Business centres
- City Sightseeing: You can jump in the Singapore City Sightseeing bus and discover Singapore city. There’s a bus every 15 minutes from 7.00 am to 11.00 pm. Bus tickets can be purchased at the counters located in T2 and T3.
- Clinics and Pharmacies
- Convenience stores
- Free Singapore tour: If you just have at least 6 hours until your connected flight, you can enjoy of a guided tour through Singapore city. You can register by presenting your passport at the Immigration point. Remember to register on time, as registration will close 1 hour before the tour begins. 
- 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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Changi Airport terminal 3 has 2 Car Park sections divided each one by 3 levels, locations as it follows:

- Car Park 3A: Level B1: In front of Airline Offices, Level B2: Beside Wilson Parking Booth, Level B3: Beside Cargo Lift
- Car Park 3B: Level B1: Beside Lift PL12 and PL13, Level B2: Terminal building entrance from Car Park, Level B3: Beside lift PL12 and PL13.

Fares are $0.04 / min from 00.00 am to 00.00 am of the following day. 

Car Park customer service: +65 9336 2249

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Airport lounges

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 has the following lounges at they passengers’ services:

SilverKris Lounge: Location: Departures Transit Lounge, third level. Service hours: 24/7.

KrisFlyer Gold Lounge: Location: Departures Transit Lounge, level 3. Service hours: 24/7.

SATS Premier Lounge: Service hours: 24/7. Contact: +65 6541 1280.

SATS Special Service Lounge: Location: Departures transit hall, second level . Service hours: 24/7.

DBS Asia Treasures Lounge: Location: Departures transit lounge, third level. Service hours: Daily, 07:00 am to 01:00 am.

Dnata Lounge: Location: Departures transit lounge, third level. Service hours: 24/7.

Purchase your pass to Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 lounges


Airport Hotel

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 hosts the Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel, where passengers are able to enjoy its facilities not only for leisure, also for world-class business or transit purpouses.

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




There’s a wide range of attractions in Changi Terminal 3 regarding nature and art. See some of them below:

Butterfly Garden
On the one hand you can find the Butterfly Garden, where almost 1,000 tropical butterflies of 40 different species lives. You should visit it, since it is actually the first 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 of Changi Airport shops. It is located at the Arrival Hall on Level 1. Opening hours: 12.00 noon – 10.30 pm. 

On the other hand, 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).