If you are travelling with a budget (low-cost) airline, or on two different airlines with separate booking itineraries 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. This does not apply to Scoot passengers who have purchased their connecting flights via Singapore in a single booking.
Passengers are reminded that valid travel documents e.g. Visa are required for immigration clearance to enter Singapore.
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, Spring Airlines, Vietjet Air and WestAir.
Location of check-in counters for budget Airlines
|Air Asia Berhad
Jetstar Airways International
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
|Departure Check-In Hall, Terminal 1
|Air India Express
Cebu Pacific Air
Scoot (for passengers who did not purchase their connecting flights in a single itinerary)
|Departure Check-In Hall, Terminal 2
|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 if your baggage is already checked in all the way 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.
Myanmar Airways International
Terminal 1, Transfer C
Cathay Pacific Airways
|Terminal 1, Transfer D
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
China Southern Airlines
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Terminal 1, Transfer C or D
All Nippon Airways
Cebu Pacific Air
Lufthansa German Airlines
Royal Brunei Airlines
Swiss International Airlines
Terminal 2, Transfer E
Terminal 2, Transfer E or F
|Terminal 2, Transfer F|
Terminal 3, Transfer A
Air New Zealand
China Eastern Airlines
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Terminal 3, Transfer B
Garuda Indonesia Airways
Terminal 3, Transfer A or B
Make the connection
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.
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.
Download the inter-terminal transfer here.
Changi Transit Programme
Have a rewarding transit experience in Singapore. Redeem Changi Dollar Vouchers valued from S$20, when you transit through Singapore on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Air New Zealand. Terms and conditions apply.
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