If you’re coming into Singapore for a holiday, it pays to do some research on how to get into the island.
There are many options – by air, train, sea, or car and bus – by the far the most popular is to fly in by an airline.
Let’s take a look at each option in turn. There are advantages and disadvantages to each travel option.
Be sure you choose one that is comfortable to your budget and preferences. You don’t want to make a hasty decision and ruin your holiday.
You can get into the island city of Singapore via air travel. This is the most convenient option for the international traveler. Singapore boasts the most outstanding airport in the world – Singapore Changi Airport – and it’s a pleasure to land in this modern facility.
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All travel packages from the US, Europe, Asia and other parts of the world offer flights in and out of Singapore on a regular basis. There are now also budget airlines offering cheap flights to Singapore from nearby Southeast-Asian countries.
One of the best places to search for cheap flights is Kayak.com. This is a search engine that helps you find great travel deals from over 100 sites with one click.
If you live north of Singapore in Malaysia or Thailand, you can consider coming to Singapore by train. Malaysia has a regular train service that arrives in Singapore on a regular basis and its extremely convenient. A good option if you want to save money on airplane tickets.
Again, if you live in South-east Asia, particularly Malaysia or Indonesia, a good option is to come to Singapore by ferry. Many of the outlying islands around Singapore offer ferry services into the Singapore ferry terminal.
By Car or Bus
Driving into Singapore (usually from Malaysia) is a good way to come into the country. But do note that entry by car is subject to a hefty fee.
Usually this option is not recommend – unless you hire a driver or a bus to take you there. It can be difficult to drive in and navigate roads on your own.
I hope this article has given you some knowledge about how to get to the island city of Singapore. Singapore is a popular tourist destination and knowing how to get there efficiently is important in any holiday plan. Happy travels!