Transfer to/from - Singapore airport (SIN)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Singapore airport (SIN)

Transportation

 
COVID-19 - Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, services and schedules of the different transportation options may be subject to change as well as the limit of available capacity could be reduced. In turn, due to the changing situation, some services may even be temporarily canceled.
 
Singapore airport (SIN)

Bus

Line 36 from Go-Ahead Singapore (Tel +65 1800 812 6469) runs to the city from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, with a trip of 1 hour. It leaves from the basement of the terminals and stops at Lagoon View, Laguna Park, Mandarin Gardens, Tao Nan, Amber Garden, Esplanade, Somerset, Tang Plaza, Dhoby Ghaut, Suntec Convention Centre. Route 34 goes to Tampines and Punggol between 5:30 am and 11:45 pm.

Train

The SMRT station (Tel +65 6331 1000) is located beneath terminals 2 and 3 and services operate from 5:30 am to 11:20 pm (from 6:00 am on Sundays and holidays). To get to the city, passengers must transfer at Tanah Merah Station to the line heading towards Tuas Link or Pasir Ris. Another option is to take the train towards the Expo MRT Station and there board the service towards Bukit Panjang. Other stops include Simei, Tampines, Pasir Ris, Bedok, Kembangan, Eunos, Paya Labar, Aljunied, Kallang, Lavender, Bugis, City Hall, Tanjong Pagar, Tiong Bahru, Redhill, Queenstown, Dover, Clementi, Jurong East, Boon Lay, Joo Koon. It takes about 35 minutes to reach the city centre.

 

Car rental search

 

Taxi

Ranks are found on the Arrivals level of terminals 1 and 3. Travel time to central Singapore is about 30 minutes. Cabs have meters and surcharges are applied between 0:00 am and 6:00 am. Available companies are: CityCab (Tel +65 6552 1111), Premier Taxis (Tel +65 6363 6888), Prime Taxi (Tel +65 6778 0808), SMRT Taxis (Tel +65 6555 8888), Trans-Cab (Tel +65 6555 3333).

Public transport timetables and fares

Latest updates: April 10, 2022

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.

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