Changi Airport station

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SBS Transit SMRT Buses Tower Transit
  • From Sunday, 17 December 2023, due to Thomson-East Coast Line 3 Bus Rationalisation:
    • Bus service
      will be shortened to terminate at Bukit Merah Int from Gali Batu Ter.
    • Bus service
      will be amended to start from Shenton Way Ter.
    • Bus service
      will be shortened to loop at Sin Ming Dr from Yio Chu Kang Int and converted to full-day service.
    • Bus service
      will be discontinued.
    • Bus service
      will operate at a reduced frequency of 30-minute intervals.
    • Bus service
      will be amended to ply Canberra Link, skipping a part of Canberra Rd.
    • The first bus of bus service
      from Sembawang Int will be brought forward to depart at 5:30am on weekdays and Saturdays, and 5:45am on Sundays and public holidays while the last bus towards Sembawang Int from the bus stop opposite Novena Church (B/S 50031) will be extended till 12:30am daily. In addition, its frequency will also be enhanced, especially along sectors parallel to bus service
  • Please refer here for more information.

  • From Sunday, 17 December 2023, bus service
    will be amended to ply Northshore Dr and New Punggol Rd, skipping Punggol Rd End. Please refer here for more information.

SMRT Buses
  • From Sunday, 17 December 2023, to enhance connectivity to Woodlands South MRT station and Woodlands Health Campus, bus services
    will be integrated as bus service
    . It will be extended to ply Champions Way and Woodlands Dr 17, after Woodlands Dr 14 before looping around Woodlands Ave 1. Please refer here for more information.

SMRT Buses
  • From Sunday, 17 December 2023, the operating hours of bus service
    from Woodlands Int will be extended till 10:45pm on Saturdays. In addition, it will also operate on Sundays and public holidays. Please refer here for more information.

SBS Transit
  • From Sunday, 17 December 2023, the daily operating hours of Service
    will be extended to 11.15pm to improve accessibility to the Tuas Port. Service
    will operate at selected timings during service
    operating hours. Please refer here for more information.
Changi Airport
சாங்கி விமானநிலையம்
Changi Airport-EWL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Address 70 Airport Boulevard
Singapore 819661
Line(s) East–West Line
Structure Underground
Connections Bus Taxi Changi Airport Skytrain Airport
Abbreviation CGA

Changi Airport (CG2) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East–West Line.


Date Event
8 February 2002 Station officially opened
7 July 2017 Station involved in Exercise Northstar 10 (Counter terrorism)[1]

Station Planning[edit]

The earlier plans had long been made for a new line branching off from the existing East–West Line at Tanah Merah station with some conceptual plans showing a tentative route alignment up to the airport and continuing towards the city along the east coast of the island.[2] However, the route alignment showed a deviation from previous plans. The final plan involved building only the first two stations, namely the Expo and Changi Airport stations, the underground station built between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. The alignment of the station at the airport has been switched perpendicularly such that the station leads to two of the terminals directly from either end of the station.[3]

Initial trains operation[edit]

Train services were initially operated as a through service from Boon Lay station when this station opened. However, to cut costs due to ridership falling below expectations, the service was reverted into shuttle service on 22 July 2003.

2002 incident[edit]

On 24 July 2002, a glass panel of the atria wall shattered. The area was quickly closed off, but train services were not affected.[4]

2003 incident[edit]

On 24 September 2003, a man died at the station, apparently having fallen five stories from the departure hall.[5]

2020 track cracks[edit]

On 17 January 2020, SMRT had found a crack in the crossing near this station during inspection works in the morning. Trains have to be diverted to only one platform and have to travel at a slower speed as they approach the affected crossing.[6]


L3 Linkbridge to Jewel
Viewing Gallery
L2 Departure Hall Changi Airport, Changi Airport Skytrain
L1 Arrival Hall Changi Airport
M Linkbridge
B2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
APlatform EW33Tuas Link via CGEW4Tanah MerahEW1Pasir Ris via CGEW4Tanah Merah Service Map
Platform A/B
BPlatform EW33Tuas Link via CGEW4Tanah MerahEW1Pasir Ris via CGEW4Tanah Merah Service Map


Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Changi Airport Terminal 2, Changi Airport Jewel, Changi Airport Skytrain
B Handicapped/disabled access Changi Airport Terminal 3, Changi Airport Jewel, Changi Airport Skytrain

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
icon East–West Line
CGEW4Tanah Merah 05:31 05:31 05:59 00:06


More travel information: Alternative Travel Method
Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
Changi Airport PTB2 icon95129
PTB2 Basement
Changi Airport PTB3 icon95109
PTB3 Basement


icon East–West Line [ VTE ]
Stations Pasir RisTampinesSimeiTanah MerahBedokKembanganEunosPaya LebarAljuniedKallangLavenderBugisCity HallRaffles PlaceTanjong PagarOutram ParkTiong BahruRedhillQueenstownCommonwealthBuona VistaDoverClementiJurong EastChinese GardenLakesideBoon LayPioneerJoo KoonGul CircleTuas CrescentTuas West RoadTuas Link
Changi Airport ExtensionTanah MerahExpoChangi Airport
Rolling Stock 151651751B151A151B151CR151
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast
Others Bridging Service