Singapore Airport Guide to Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Singapore AirportTrain to city centre

See the available options to take Singapore Airport Train to city centre:


MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) - Train


How to get to MRT station from Changi Airport?

To pick up the train, you can approach by foot from Changi Terminal 2 or Changi Terminal 3 to the train station, since it is located at the basement of Changi Terminal Terminal 2.

From Changi Terminal 1 you can pick up the SkyTrain which connects to Terminal 1. It won’t take much more than 15 minutes.

On the other hand, from Changi Terminal 4, it is necessary to transfer first to Changi Terminal 2 by the 24-hour shuttle bus service to take the SkyTrain. 

You just need to follow the signs “Train to the city” to reach to the station.

MRT opening hours are from 6 am to 00 am daily. 


Singapore Changi Airport to city center

If you wish to go from Singapore Changi Airport to the city center, you need to transfer to the westbound Train at Tanah Merah station.

Once you get to Tanah Merah, take off the train on the left side and cross the platform to wait for the city center transfer. 

Last train leaves from Tanah Merah station to the city center at 11.18 pm. 

The trip from Changi Airport to Tanah Merah normally takes 6 minutes. 

From Tanah Merah to the city center it can take approximately between 25 and 30 minutes.

City center to Singapore Changi Airport

Instead, if you would like to go from the city center to Changi Airport, then you need to transfer to the eastbound train at Tanah Merah Station. 

To get back to Singapore Changi Airport, you have to transfer from Tanah Merah Station and take off on Terminal 2 stop and pick up the SkyTrain if you wish to go to another terminal. 

Departure: Every 10 – 20 minutes. 

Schedule hours for this line are from 5.20 am Monday to Saturday, and 5.47 am on Sundays and public holidays.

The last train leaves to Changi Airport at 11:50 pm.



How to purchase your ticket?

You can purchase your ticket on the touching screen of the ticket vending machines at the terminal station. Once you get it, you can proceed to take the train.



According to your needs and preferences, there different kinds of ticket:

- Standard ticket: A contactless card usable for single and return trips. You can purchase it in the General Ticket Machines at MRT station. Just let you know they’re only available by paying with cash. It can be used 6 times within 30 days from the purchase date, so it is ideal if you’re going to stay for a long time in Singapore. 

Adult single ticket price per ride: $1.16. The total cost for a ride to the city center is $2.80 including an extra $1 for the card. Also, with the purchase price, it is included a 10 cents deposit which is automatically refunded on the third trip. 

- EZLink card: In this case, by the EZLink car you will be able to ride several times on trains and buses depending on the stored value in the card. You can purchase them at TransitLink Ticket offices, 7-Eleven and SingPost outlets. 


Average Cost

Their value can vary between $12, $10 and $5 (this last one is not refundable). 

Before being able to use them, you will have to buy Top-Up cards from SingPost outlets. 

It is the ideal choice if you stay for some days in Singapore since it is valid for 5 years, so you can come several times before it passes away.

Customer Service: If you wish to get more information please contact: 1 800 225 5663