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If you have a long layover in Singapore, why not take advantage of the FREE Singapore Tour offered by Changi Airport? This tour showcases the vibrant culture, rich history, fascinating art, and stunning architecture of Singapore. It’s the perfect way to spend your layover and make the most of your time in this incredible city.

As international travel resumes at Singapore Changi Airport, transit passengers are seeking ways to make the most of their layover. Fortunately, the renowned Free Singapore Tours have returned after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, in a joint effort by Changi Airport Group (CAG), Singapore Airlines (SIA), and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).

The tours include City Sights, Heritage, and Changi Jewel, all of which have been updated to include new points of interest. Additionally, the Changi Precinct Tour has been added to the list, which provides travelers with a glimpse into the sights and sounds of the eastern region surrounding the airport. Each tour lasts for 2.5 hours and is available daily, with plans to increase to nine tours a day.

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Four FREE Tours + Itinerary

Changi Precinct Tour

Have you ever pondered what it’s like to experience life like a local in Singapore? Well, now you can! Embark on this free 2.5-hour Changi Precinct Tour and immerse yourself in the day-to-day lives of Singaporeans. Discover the beauty of a one-of-a-kind residential town, and a serene village that’s just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the airport. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and unearth some of the best-kept secrets in the Changi Precinct.

  • Tampines Central Park (30-minute stopover)
  • Our Tampines Hub
  • Changi Chapel & Museum
  • Changi Village
  • Changi Beach Park

City Sights Tour​

Take a glimpse into contemporary Singapore and capture the iconic Merlion against the stunning cityscape. This 2.5-hour tour offers a glimpse into Singapore’s iconic cityscape, showcasing its architectural marvels and green spaces.

Take a moment to snap some photos against the stunning Marina Bay and city skyline at Merlion Park, the first stop on the tour. The next stop at Gardens by the Bay is sure to leave you in awe as you marvel at the magnificent Supertrees and take in the breathtaking views while walking toward the world-famous Marina Bay Sands. This tour promises to offer a unique perspective on Singapore’s remarkable development and its commitment to creating a sustainable future.

  • City Hall
  • Civic District
  • Jubilee Bridge
  • Merlion Park (30-minute stopover)
  • Gardens by the Bay (30-minute stopover)
  • Marina Bay Sands
The Merlion Park in Singapore with Marina Bay Sands in the background
The Merlion Park in Singapore with Marina Bay Sands in the background

Jewel Tour

Explore a fascinating realm where nature and shopping converge with this 2.5-hour walking tour highlighting the latest addition to Changi Airport’s offerings, the Jewel. Immerse yourself in a verdant oasis as you meander through the Shiseido Forest Valley, marvel at the HSBC Rain Vortex, and savor delectable treats from local heritage brands. Traverse the Canopy Park and be transported to the captivating world of aviation in the Changi Experience Studio. Get ready for an all-inclusive Jewel experience that’s bound to leave you spellbound!

  • Changi Airport Terminal 3
  • Shiseido Forest Valley
  • HSBC Rain Vortex
  • Local Heritage Brands
  • Changi Experience Studio
  • Canopy Park
Canopy Park at Changi Airport - one of the spots included in the Free Singapore tours for transit passengers
Canopy Park at Changi Airport

Heritage Tour (Available from June 2023)

Start your journey through Singapore’s rich colonial history and cultural heritage with a visit to the historic Civic District, charming Chinatown, and the picturesque Kampong Gelam. Experience the city’s fascinating past and immerse yourself in its vibrant present as you explore these iconic neighborhoods. From the impressive architecture of the Civic District to the bustling streets of Chinatown, and the colorful shophouses of Kampong Gelam, this tour will transport you to a world of captivating cultural treasures.

  • Marina Bay
  • Central Business District
  • Chinatown (30-minute stopover)
  • Singapore River
  • Bugis
  • Kampong Gelam (30-minute stopover)

Singapore FREE Tours Schedule / Timings

These tours are available on a daily basis, including weekends and public holidays, so you can plan your visit at your convenience.

Tour Timing       Tour Itinerary        Reporting Time       
9:00 AM – 11:30 AMChangi Precinct TourBefore 7:30 AM 
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Jewel TourBefore 9:30 AM
12:00 PM – 2:30 PMCity Sights TourBefore 10:30 AM


Service Counters
Please stay in the transit area and do not clear immigration

  • Terminal 2: Level 2, Transit Area, (near Gate F50) /
    • Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Terminal 3: Level 2, Transit Area, (near Gate A1 – A8)
    • Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Other Terminals: Please take the skytrain within the Transit area and proceed to Terminal 3 for registration.

Required Documents
Passport, boarding passes, entry visa (if applicable) and tour booking confirmation

Who Can Join the FREE Singapore Tours

To join a tour, transit and transfer passengers must have a layover period of at least 5.5 hours but less than 24 hours and a valid entry visa for Singapore, if applicable. The tours can be booked in advance on Changi Airport’s website.

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