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Singapore Airshow 2018

February 6 @ 9:30 AM - February 11 @ 5:00 PM UTC+8

SMRT MAN NG363F A24 buses during the 2016 Singapore Airshow

The Singapore Airshow 2018 will be held from 6th to 11th February 2018. Back for its sixth instalment, the biannual event since 2008 is Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world.

The Airshow is split into Trade Days (6th to 9th Feb) for invited guests, and Public Days (10th & 11th Feb) for tickets holders.

This article will provide you with information on how to get to Singapore Airshow 2018 by public transport.

Getting to Singapore Airshow 2018

Singapore Airshow 2018 is located at Changi Exhibition Centre, 9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760. For Trade & Public Days, the Airshow Shuttle pick-up point will be at Singapore Expo Hall 7, near Expo MRT station.

Direction Trade Days
(6 – 9 Feb)
Public Days
(10 – 11 Feb)
Singapore Expo Hall 7 → Changi Exhibition Centre 7:30am – 3:00pm
Changi Exhibition Centre → Expo MRT Station 8:30am – 6:00pm 8:30am – 6:30pm

During Public Days, visitors are encouraged to use the Airshow Shuttle which is included in the admission ticket. Security checks will be conducted at Singapore Expo Hall 7 prior to boarding the buses.

During Trade Days, shuttle buses operate at 15-minute frequencies. The fare is $16.00 per person (cash only) for a two-way journey and will be collected upon boarding. Seat availability is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis. A valid trade day pass must be presented before boarding.

Getting to Singapore Expo

By Train (MRT):

Take either the East West Line or the Downtown Line to CG1DT35 Expo and head for Exit A towards Singapore Expo. Follow the direction signs on the ground, which will lead you across Expo Drive and towards Expo Hall 7.

By Bus:

The following bus stops are within close proximity of Singapore Expo.

Bus Stop ID Road Name Description Bus Routes
96021 Upp Changi Rd East Opp Expo Halls 1/2/3 12, 24, 38
96029 Upp Changi Rd East Expo Halls 1/2/3 12, 24, 38
96229 Xilin Ave Singapore Expo 35, 35M, 47, 118
96221 Xilin Ave Opp Singapore Expo 35, 35M, 47, 118
96301 Changi South Ave 1 Expo Stn Exit B 20, 118
96309 Changi South Ave 1 Expo Stn Exit E 20, 118
96031 Upp Changi Rd East Opp Expo Halls 4/5/6 12, 24, 38
96039 Upp Changi Rd East Expo Halls 4/5/6 12, 24, 38
96311 Changi South Ave 1 Opp Yusen Logistics 47, 118
96319 Changi South Ave 1 Yusen Logistics 47, 118
96381 Changi South Ave 2 Changi City Pt 20, 47
96389 Changi South Ave 2 Opp Changi City Pt 20, 47

The Changi City Point Free Shuttle Bus Services to Changi City Point is also a short distance away from Singapore Expo Hall 7.

Other means of transport

Only vehicles with valid Singapore Airshow 2018 labels are allowed entry into the exhibition site. Taxis are allowed to enter the road to drop off or pick up passengers, with a $12 location surcharge for taxi trips originating from Changi Exhibition Centre during this period.

Private-Hire Car services such as Grab and Uber are not allowed access to the area. Pre-booked (On Call) taxis are only allowed from 7pm-7am.

As such, it is advisable to travel by using the shuttle bus services provided between Changi Exhibition Centre and Expo MRT Station.

Due to road closures, access to Changi Exhibition Centre is via Tanah Merah Coast Road only. There will be no access from Loyang Avenue / Changi Coast Road.

Bus Service 35 & ALPS Shuttle

Bus Service 35 will be truncated at Tanah Merah Coast Road (outside Changi Naval Base) due to the closure of Aviation Park Road throughout the duration of the Singapore Airshow 2018.

Affected commuters heading to and from the Airport Logistics Park of Singapore (ALPS) can take the Changi Village—ALPS Free Shuttle Bus Service.

View the SBS Transit diversion poster here.

Additional Shuttle Bus Information

Hotel Shuttle Bus (Trade Days only)

Trade visitors staying at the following hotels may board the Hotel Shuttle service to and from Changi Exhibition Centre.

  • Mandarin Orchard Hotel
  • Mandarin Oriental
  • Marina Mandarin
  • Orchard Hotel
  • Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Rendezvous Hotel
  • Ritz Carlton
  • Swissotel The Stamford & Fairmont Singapore

Hotel Shuttle Fee: S$24 per person (for 2-way transfer). Seat availability is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis.

Departure Timings – To Changi Exhibition Centre
Bus No. Hotel & Departure Timings
Bus 1 Orchard Hotel
Mandarin Orchard Hotel
Rendezvous Hotel
Bus 2 Orchard Hotel
Mandarin Orchard Hotel
Rendezvous Hotel
Bus 1A Pan Pacific Hotel
Ritz Carlton
Bus 2A Pan Pacific Hotel
Ritz Carlton
Bus 3A Pan Pacific Hotel
Ritz Carlton
Bus 1B Marina Mandarin
Mandarin Oriental
Swissotel / Fairmont
Bus 2B Marina Mandarin
Mandarin Oriental
Swissotel / Fairmont
Bus 3B Marina Mandarin
Mandarin Oriental
Swissotel / Fairmont
Departure Timings – From Changi Exhibition Centre
  • To Rendezvous Hotel / Mandarin Orchard Hotel / Orchard Hotel
    1600hrs – 1730hrs (30 Minute Frequency)
  • To Marina Mandarin / Pan Pacific / Ritz Carlton / Mandarin Oriental / Swissotel & Fairmont
    1300hrs – 1800hrs (15 Minute Frequency)

Airshow Shuttle (Public) - Past Routes

Past Singapore Airshow Shuttle Bus Routes:

  • 2008 (19-24 Feb): Pasir Ris MRT Station ↔ Changi Exhibition Centre
  • 2010 (2-7 Feb): Changi Airport Terminal 2/3 Coach Stand ↔ Changi Exhibition Centre
  • 2012 (14-19 Feb): Changi Airport Terminal 2/3 Coach Stand ↔ Changi Exhibition Centre
  • 2014 (11-16 Feb): Singapore Expo Hall 7 → Changi Exhibition Centre, Changi Exhibition Centre → Expo MRT Station
  • 2016 (16 – 21 Feb): Singapore Expo Hall 7 → Changi Exhibition Centre, Changi Exhibition Centre → Expo MRT Station


External Links & References:


February 6 @ 9:30 AM
February 11 @ 5:00 PM
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Changi Exhibition Centre
9 Aviation Park Road
Singapore, 498760 Singapore
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