Free Singapore Tour
Free Singapore Tour
Free Singapore Tour

Free Singapore Tour

SEE SINGAPORE IN UNDER 3 HOURS

If you are transiting through this tiny island-state, you can discover Singapore’s sights and sounds, and rich heritage with the Free Singapore Tour. For travellers with at least 5.5 hours to 24 hours to spare till your connecting flight, join one of our free 2.5-hour guided tours. 

There are three bus tour itineraries which include two short photo stops at famous landmarks, and a walking tour itinerary to Jewel Changi Airport.

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TOUR ELIGIBILITY

  • You are a transit or transfer passenger at Changi Airport.
  • Your layover period is¬†at least 5.5 hours but less than 24 hours, and your flight schedule fits with our tour timings (refer to Tour Itineraries below).
  • You can make a pre-booking by clicking "Book Now" below or scan the QR code at the booth.
  • Upon arrival at Changi Airport, please remain in the transit area and do not clear Arrival immigration as the Free Singapore Tour booths are located within the transit area.
  • The Free Singapore Tour booths are located at:

T2

Transit

Level 2, Departure Transit Hall (Near Gate F50)

Opening hours:
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

T3

Transit

Level 2, Departure Transit Hall (Near Gate A1-A8)

Opening hours:
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

  • Passport, boarding passes, valid entry visa and tour booking confirmation are required for registration. Eligibility to participate in the tour is subject to entry requirements stipulated by the¬†Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore.
  • If you have bulky or wheeled cabin baggage, you must leave them at a¬†Baggage Storage counter¬†(fees apply) in the airport transit before checking-in for the tour.
  • Availability of seats is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Tour itinerary may change, depending on weather and traffic conditions.
  • Transit passengers are allowed to enter and exit Singapore once during their layover period, as per guidelines stipulated by the¬†Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore.
  • There are food sampling segments on some of the tour itineraries. If you have any food allergies, please take precautions and¬† inform the tour guide before the tour starts.

Tour Itineraries and Timings

Changi Precinct Tour

Experience what it feels like to live as a Singaporean, through an exploration of the charming east side of Singapore, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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City Sights Tour‚Äč

See modern Singapore. Get a photo of the Merlion against the city skyline and marvel at the magical, Avatar-like Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. 

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Jewel Tour

Step into a multi-dimensional destination combining retail, dining and attractions, and immerse in a lush green sanctuary through this 2.5-hour walking tour.

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Heritage Tour

Discover Singapore's colonial past and cultural heritage through a visit to the historic Civic District, Chinatown, and the picturesque Kampong Gelam.

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Tour Timing        Tour Itinerary         Reporting Time       
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Changi Precinct Tour
Before 7:30 AM 
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM City Sights Tour (Starts 1 Sep) Before 8:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM  Jewel Tour Before 9:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM City Sights Tour Before 10:30 AM
1:00 PM - 3.30 PM Heritage Tour (Starts 1 Sep) Before 11.30 AM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Heritage Tour Before 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Changi Precinct Tour (Starts 1 Sep) Before 3.30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Jewel Tour Before 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM City Sights Tour Before 5:30 PM

Frequently Asked Questions‚Äč

The tours are available daily, including weekends and public holidays. 

The Free Singapore Tour booths are open daily. The operating hours are:

T2

Transit

Level 2, Departure Transit Hall (Near Gate F50)

Opening hours:
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

T3

Transit

Level 2, Departure Transit Hall (Near Gate A1 - A8)

Opening hours:
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Our tours are conducted in English. 

Depending on the issuing country of the passport you are holding, passengers of eligible nationalities enjoy visa-free entry into Singapore. Please click here to find out if you require a visa to enter Singapore. Possession of a valid visa does not guarantee entry into Singapore. Please refer to the entry requirements for more information. 

Visa Free Transit Facility (VFTF)

Passengers of eligible nationalities may also qualify for VFTF if prevailing entry requirements are met. Assessment for entry is determined by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at the point of entry. For more information, please click here.

Please note that extension of stay for transiting travellers under the VFTF is strictly not allowed.

Yes, as you will be required to clear through Arrival Immigration. For a seamless experience, you are encouraged to complete the online Singapore Arrival Card within three (3) days prior to the date of arrival in Singapore.

For more information, please visit: https://www.ica.gov.sg/enter-transit-depart/entering-singapore/sg-arrival-card

Yes, you may pre-book the Free Singapore Tour. Check if your layover coincides with the tour schedules before proceeding to our FST online booking page. You can select the preferred itinerary, date and time and proceed with your booking. Upon arrival, please report to the nearest Free Singapore Tour booth in the Transit Area (do not clear Arrival Immigration) at least 90 minutes prior to your tour timing.

Please refer to the Terms and Conditions of the Free Singapore Tour. 

All Free Singapore Tour participants are required to sign off on an Indemnity Form when they report at the Free Singapore Tour service counter before your tour begins.

For all tours, passengers are strongly encouraged to report to the Free Singapore Tour booth in the Transit Area 90 minutes before the start of the tour to check in and confirm their attendance. Tour check-in will close 75 minutes before the tour starts. After a short briefing, you will clear Arrival Immigration as a group. 

The Free Singapore Tour is a guided tour for transit and transfer passengers of Changi Airport only. If you are visiting Singapore, you are not eligible for the Free Singapore Tour.

Passengers who participate in the Free Singapore Tour are required to complete the entire tour programme, without breaking away from the group. 

For the Changi Precinct, City Sights, and Heritage Tours: Participants will be transported back to Changi Airport. The drop-off points will include Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Jewel.

For the Jewel Tour: You will have the option to stay in Jewel or follow your Tour Guide back to Terminal 3 at the end of the tour.

All passengers are responsible for their subsequent flight check-in and security procedures in the respective terminals.

The Free Singapore Tour is a guided tour for transit and transfer passengers at Changi Airport only. They need to have a layover period of at least 5.5 hours but not more than 24 hours. Passengers joining the Free Singapore Tour should stay with their group at all times, and return to the airport after the tour.

The Jewel Walking Tour is wheelchair-accessible. Passengers who require the use of wheelchairs will need to fulfil the following requirements:

  • He or she is accompanied and assisted by a travel companion; and
  • He or she has their own wheelchair for the tour, as the airport or airline's equipment cannot be brought out of the airport premises

The Changi Precinct, City Sights, and Heritage Tours are not recommended for wheelchair users due to the tour route.

You may join only one tour because transit passengers can only enter and exit Singapore once, as per guidelines by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA). More information on each of the tour itineraries are available on the Free Singapore Tour website.

Passengers below 18 years old are not allowed to join the tour alone unless accompanied by an adult. All passengers have to sign an indemnity form prior to the tour and the indemnity requires signatories to be 18 years old and above.

In the unlikely event that participants are separated from the tour group, the particpant has to make his or her own way back to the airport at his or her own cost.

If you have further enquiries, please email cag.fst@changiairport.com. We will get back to you within 7 working days.

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