Traveling to and from Singapore Changi Airport

We look forward to welcoming you to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore for the APAIE 2018 Conference & Exhibition. Travelling to Marina Bay Sands from Changi Airport is a breeze with options suited for every budget.




Airport Shuttle

The airport shuttle bus provides drop-offs to most downtown hotels including Marina Bay Sands.  The bus departs every 15 minutes during peak hours and up to 30 minutes during non-peak hours.  Tickets cost S$9 for adults and S$6 for children under 12 years of age.  The journey to the city centre takes approximately 25 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Please approach the Ground Transport Desks at the airport Arrival Halls for bookings or call the hotlines below for more information:

Terminal 1 - Tel: +65 6543 1985
Terminal 2 - Tel: +65 6546 1646
Terminal 3 - Tel: +65 6241 3818 (main booking hotline)
Terminal 4 - Tel: +65 6581 6775




Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Train

The journey from Changi Airport to Marina Bay Sands takes about 1 hour on the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Train and costs around S$2.

Walk to Changi Airport Station (CG2) from the Arrival Halls at Singapore Changi Airport. From there, take the MRT Train two stops to Tanah Merah Station (EW4). For arrivals at Terminal 4, passengers will need to take a complimentary internal shuttle to Terminal 2 to access the MRT train station.

At Tanah Merah Station, transfer to the East-West Line (Green Line) in the direction of Tuas Link Station. Alight after eight MRT stops, at Bugis Station (EW12/DT14) to transfer.

At Bugis Station, transfer to the Downtown Line (Blue Line) in the direction of Chinatown Station. Alight after two MRT stops, at Bayfront Station (DT16).

Marina Bay Sands is connected to Bayfront Station.

The last train leaving Changi Airport is at 11:18pm. All trains and selected gantries at stations are luggage-friendly.

You can purchase a single-ride MRT ticket from machines at any train station. You can also consider purchasing a stored-value EZ-Link card, which is available at train stations or any Changi Recommends store at the airport.

For the latest MRT system map, please refer to the following link.

MRT system map





A taxi ride from Changi Airport to Marina Bay Sands takes about 30 minutes and costs between S$20 and S$40 depending on the time of day, type of taxi and route taken. Fares are metered and different surcharges apply (e.g. Airport surcharge for all trips leaving from Changi Airport; Peak hour surcharge; Midnight surcharge, etc.). Most taxi companies accept major credit cards, but we recommend asking the attendant and/or taxi driver before starting the journey.

Taxis are available day and night, and taxi stands are easy to find at the Arrival Halls of each terminal.


Useful Link

MRT, Public Buses & Taxis - Singapore Changi Airport