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Travelers who are looking for cheap flights to Singapore can easily find tickets to the Singapore Changi Airport. This airport is located northeast of Singapore’s commercial center. It is usually referred to as “Changi International Airport” or simply “Changi Airport.” There are three terminals, labeled 1, 2 and 3.

Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) Information

The Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) has recently gone through some new developments. Terminal 3 opened in early 2008, and Terminal 1 is supposed to be upgraded. A plan to build an additional terminal is also in the works. Amenities at the Singapore Changi Airport include over 300 retail outlets, restaurants (with options for all sorts of diets), bars, napping areas, sightseeing tours, music bar lounges, rest areas, spa services, a swimming pool, a Transit Hotel, news services, an entertainment deck, movie theaters, an aviation gallery and gardens.

Airlines That Fly Into Singapore

The Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) is the 19th busiest airport in the world, as well as the fifth busiest in Asia, in terms of passenger traffic. It is an important international airport that services flights to and from all over the world. This airport is a base for Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Tiger Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways and Valuair. It is also a secondary hub for Qantas Airways. Some other airlines that operate out of Changi Airport include Air China, Emirates and Malaysia Airlines.

Singapore Transit Information

Distance to city: 10 miles

Bus to city

  • Fare: S$2
  • Bus 36 departs from all three terminals, and takes passengers to the city. It operates from 6:00 AM until midnight.

Train to city

  • Fare: S$2.70
  • There is a train station beneath Terminals 2 and 3. This train operates 5:30 AM to 11:18 PM.

Taxi to city

  • Fare: Between S$18 and S$38
  • Taxis stop at pick-up points at the Arrivals area.

Other options

  • There are several airport shuttles, limousine taxis and large taxis that operate out of the airport.

Car Rental Companies at Singapore Changi Airport

Avis is located at all three terminals, while Hertz is located at Terminals 2 and 3.