Flight transfer

If you are travelling with a budget (low-cost) airline or you are travelling on two different airlines and your baggage is not checked through to your final destination

Please proceed to clear Arrival Immigration, collect your baggage (if any) and clear Customs before checking-in at the respective terminal for your connecting flight.

Passengers are reminded that valid travel documents e.g. Visa are required for immigration clearance to enter Singapore. This does not apply to Scoot Thru and Tiger Connect passengers.

Budget (low-cost) airlines that operates at Changi Airport include the following: Air Asia, Air India Express, Cebu Pacific Air, Firefly, Jetstar, Malindo Air, Lion Air, Scoot and Tigerair and Vietjet Air.


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Location of check-in counters for budget Airlines

Airlines Check-In at
Air Asia Berhad
Indonesia AirAsia
Malindo Air
Jetstar Asia
Jetstar Airways International
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Departure Check-In Hall, Terminal 1
Air India Express
Cebu Pacific Air
Scoot (for passengers who did not purchase Scoot Thru)
Tigerair (for passengers with connections of 8 hours or longer and did not purchase Tigerconnect)
Departure Check-In Hall, Terminal 2
Lion Air
VietJet Air
Departure Check-In Hall, Terminal 3

If in doubt, please contact your airlines directly for clarification. Please click here for Airline contact details.

NOTE: For Passengers on Air France, KLM, Emirates, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, Qantas Airways or United Airlines connecting to your Jetstar flight on a single itinerary / ticket please proceed to Transfer C to check-in for your flight.


If you are travelling with the same airline or have your baggage is checked through to your final destination

Have a boarding pass? 

Check your flight number at the Flight Information Displays for your departure gate and time. As gates close 10 minutes before departure time, make sure you are there at least 30 minutes before departure.

Don’t have a boarding pass?

Simply obtain your boarding pass for your next flight at the following Transfer Lounges.


Check-in at


Jetstar Asia

Jetstar International

Terminal 1, Transfer C

Air Mauritius

Bangkok Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways

Delta Airlines


Terminal 1, Transfer D

Air China

Air France

Air Niugini

Biman Bangladesh Airlines

British Airways

China Southern Airlines


Japan Airlines

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Myanmar Airways International

Philippine Airlines

Qantas Airways

Regent Airways

Shenzen Airlines

Thai Airways

Turkish Airlines

Uzbekistan Airways

Xiamen Airlines

Terminal 1, Transfer C or D

Air India

All Nippon Airways

Cebu Pacific Air

Etihad Airways

Korean Air

Lao Airlines

Lufthansa German Airlines

Malaysia Airlines

Royal Brunei Airlines

Swiss International Airlines



Terminal 2, Transfer E


Singapore Airlines

Terminal 2, Transfer E or F

Qatar Airways

Terminal 3, Transfer A

Air New Zealand

Asiana Airlines

China Airlines

China Eastern Airlines

Eva Air

Jet Airways

Oman Air

Saudi Arabian Airlines

United Airlines

Vietnam Airlines

Terminal 3, Transfer B

Garuda Indonesia Airways

Singapore Airlines

SriLankan Airlines

Terminal 3, Transfer A or B

Make the connection

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Transferring between terminals

Changi Airport’s terminals are connected by a free Skytrain service, which operates from 5.00am to 2.30am, at both the transit and public areas.

It takes approximately four minutes to travel between terminals by Skytrain, with an average waiting time of two minutes.

Please note that the North Skytrain line connecting Terminals 2 and 3 are currently not operational, due to ongoing development works (*please see details below).

*Getting between Terminal 2 & Terminal 3

As a result of redevelopment works at Terminal 1, the North Skytrain line connecting Terminals 2 and 3 – including the public area service, and the transit area service between Terminal 3 (B Gates) & Terminal 2 (E Gates) – which runs through the development site, are closed during the period of construction. The South Skytrain line connecting Terminal 3 (A Gates) and Terminal 2 (F Gates) remains operational.

Travellers may transfer between Terminals 2 and 3 as follows:

Within the transit areas (to travel between Terminal 3, B Gates and Terminal 2, E Gates)

A free shuttle bus service connecting Terminal 2 (E Gates) and Terminal 3 (B Gates) runs from 5.00am to 2.30am, with an average waiting time of between four to seven minutes. The journey takes about six to eight minutes.

Boarding & alighting points:

  • Terminal 2: North Bus Station, Level 1, just before Arrival Immigration (take escalator down and turn left). Look out for signs indicating  “Shuttle Bus to T3 (B Gates)”
  • Terminal 3: North Bus Station, Level 1, just before Arrival Immigration (take escalator down and turn right). Look out for signs indicating “Shuttle Bus to T2 (E Gates)”

Alternatively, passengers can take the South Skytrain line, connecting T3 (A Gates) and T2 (F Gates), which continues to operate as usual.

At the public areas By foot using the Mezzanine Level link bridge above the MRT station. It takes approximately five minutes to walk between Terminal 2 and 3.

Skytrain Maintenance Hours

The Skytrain is closed for maintenance works from 2.30am to 5.00am daily. During these non-operational hours, travellers may transfer between the terminals as follows:

Within the transit areas By foot via the inter-terminal travellators located throughout the Departure Transit areas.
At the public areas

A free shuttle bus service connecting all terminals operates from 2.30am to 5.00am daily at 15 minutes intervals.

Boarding & alighting points:

  • Terminal 1: Departure Check-in Hall, Level 2, Door 5
  • Terminal 2: Departure Check-in Hall, Level 2, Door 1
  • Terminal 3: Departure Check-in Hall, Level 2, Door 8

Download the inter-terminal transfer here.

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