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Flights to Singapore

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Looking for cheap flights to Singapore? Find out about the airlines and airports you can use in our guide. And always compare flights to find the best price for you.

Key points

  • As one of Asia's hub airports, you have plenty of options of how to get to Singapore
  • Singapore Changi Airport is know as one of the world's best airports
  • Changi holds the record for the biggest slide in an airport

At 13 hours there, 15 hours back, flights to Singapore might take a while - but Lion City is worth it!

Here's what you need to know about flying to Singapore...

Flights to Singapore

Singapore is home to one of Asia's major hub airports, Changi Airport.

If you're flying to Singapore, you'll be coming through Changi.

Singapore Changi Airport

Singapore Changi Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. You can get flights here from pretty much anywhere.

It's also one of the best airports in the world, winning awards left, right and centre.

When you land, expect some serious shopping and eating options.

But what exactly makes it an award-winning airport? Perhaps it's the nature trail around all three terminals? The butterfly garden?

Maybe it's Singapore's biggest slide - four storeys high and with no age restrictions!

You'll also find a movie theatre, art installations, and a wood-block-rubbing station. Changi is a destination in its own right.

Changi Airport transfers

Once you land at Singapore Changi Airport, you have loads of transfer options to get into Singapore city centre. 

The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) subway system is the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to travel. It's likely you'll be using the MRT lots during your stay - it's the easiest way to zip around the island. 

Other options for getting from Changi to downtown Singapore include a 24-hour airport shuttle bus and taxis.

Changi Airport is approximately 20km from the central business district.

Top tips for cheaper flying


Here's a few tricks to help you find cheap flights to Singapore:

  • Book early (or very late)
  • Be flexible with your dates - midweek usually costs less
  • Non-direct flights can work out cheaper
  • Don't always book a return ticket with the same airline - sometimes two one-way tickets can cost less

Compare the price of flights from UK airports to Singapore

As a global hub of aviation, Singapore is well-served by full and budget airlines.

If you have the time, look into multi-stop flights to drive down the cost of your journey.

Flights to Singapore from London

British Airways and Singapore Airlines offer direct flights to Singapore from the UK. As of March 2018 Qantas do too. They all fly out of London Heathrow.

For a no-frills direct flight, look into Norwegian Air out of London Gatwick.

Flights to Singapore from Birmingham

You'll struggle to find a direct flight from Birmingham to Singapore.

Are you willing to change plane at one of the big hub airports such as Amsterdam, Paris, or Dubai? Then you should have plenty of options.

Though you might be better off heading up to Manchester first.

Flights to Singapore from Manchester

As of January 2018, Singapore Airlines offers a direct flight between Manchester and Singapore. Flying indirect again offers more options.

By Sam Easterbrook