You can get to the city center from Singapore Changi Airport by 4 different ways of transport. According to your preferences, choose the one that perfectly fits your needs:


From Changi Airport you can pick up MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) train at the basement of Terminal 2, where the station is. You can take the first train since Tanah Merah is a compulsory stop. The ride from Changi Airport to city center usually takes between 25 and 30 minutes. 

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

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Public bus service 36 / 36A

To get to the city center by bus, you can take public transportation since is one of the best ways to get there. You can take it at the basement bus bays of Terminals 1, 2, and 3 of Changi Airport. The ride to the city center usually takes about an hour.

Opening hours are from 6.00 am to 10.50 pm daily.

Free Changi Business Park Shuttle

You can take the free shuttle which will lead you to city centre. It’s free to use. The ride should only take 26 minutes from Changi Airport.

Opening hours are from Monday to Friday 11.30 am to 2.30 pm (excluding public holidays).

Airport Shuttle to downtown hotels

Pick it up at Terminals 1, 2 & 3. You’ll need to book it first. Please approach to Ground Transport Desks at Arrival Halls of T1, T2 & T3. The ride will take you approximately 25 minutes.

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You can ride a taxi at the taxi stands outside the Arrival Areas of T1, T2, & T3. It is the fastest and best way to get to the city centre, but on the other hand could be quite expensive, since there’s an exclusive surcharge for trips from the Airport (about $3). The ride would not take more than 30 minutes.

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Car rental

If you’re not fond of the provided transport options, then there’s the car rental option. There are 3 car rental partners officially operating in Changi Airport: Avis, Budget and Hertz. Just let you know you can also book your car through our search engine where you’ll find several car rental partner alternatives such as Sixt, Hawk and National Car Rental as well as the presented above.
Car rental operating hours: 7.00 am – 11.00 pm.

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