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Flight information Melbourne to Singapore Changi
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Average flight time, total distance 6041 kilometres
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Flying from Melbourne to Singapore
As one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Singapore encapsulates a modern island nation that is sophisticated and well-organised. Behind its posh malls and glittering night lights, tourists are also drawn to its diverse and multicultural society.
Flights to Singapore typically arrive at Singapore Changi International Airport. There are 4 main terminals at the airport and all are served with direct SkyTrain except Terminal 4, which can be reached by shuttle bus.
Airlines that fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Singapore Changi (SIN)
Top airlines that service Melbourne to Singapore flights directly are Singapore Airlines, Qantas, and Emirates.
There are also connecting flights on Malaysia Airlines and Philippines Airlines via Kuala Lumpur and Manila.
Budget airlines that offer the cheapest Melbourne to Singapore flights are Scoot and Jetstar.
The popular stopover airport is Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL).
Arrival at Singapore Changi (SIN)
International travellers arriving in Singapore will witness why Singapore Changi International Airport is the best airport in the world. From art installation, heritage zone, rooftop garden to a movie theatre, travellers will feel right at home with its top-notch facilities and services in each terminal.
There are also over 90 dining options ranging from restaurants, cafes and bars and over 350 stores that travellers can shop from. If you haven't arranged any accommodation, the nearest hotel is Crowne Plaza, which is only 10 minutes away.
Leaving the airport is a breeze as there are 4 main ways: train, public bus, taxi and large taxi and limousines. The convenient Ground Transport Concierge (GTC) self-service kiosks will allow travellers to make their bookings.
Taxi fares are metered and it takes about 30 minutes to the city center. The fares range from SGD $20 to SGD $40, excluding airport surcharge. However, the cheapest way to the city center is by Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train, which costs around SGD $2.40.
Singapore is a relatively tiny island nation, hence travellers can hit all the top things to do in a short time. For a multicultural experience, head to Chinatown, Little India and Arab Street. Travellers can indulge in the local food here, visit major cultural sites and shop for souvenirs.
For exceptional man-made attractions, head to Gardens by the Bay at night for the daily Garden Rhapsody Show. To get your nature fix, head to Singapore Botanic Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or make a trip to Sentosa Island to enjoy beautiful beaches, spas, and a vibrant nightlife.
Some of the must-try foods in Singapore include chilli crab, Murtabak (toasted thin dough filled with minced meat and egg), Laksa (noodles served with spicy coconut curry broth) and Hainanese chicken rice.
Frequently asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Singapore
What is the time difference between Melbourne and Singapore?
Melbourne (GMT +11:00) is three hours ahead of Singapore (GMT +8:00).
What is the weather like in Singapore?
Singapore enjoys fairly predictable weather throughout the year with the hottest months spanning from February to April. Avoid travelling from November to March as the average number of rainy days is higher during those months. The best time to visit Singapore is June until August.
What is the exchange rate between Australian Dollar and Singapore Dollar?
As of 28 November 2018, the local currency is the Singapore Dollar (SGD). The current exchange rate is AUD $1 = SGD $1 (USD $1 = SGD $1.38).
What is the average cost of a meal in Singapore?
The average cost of living (including eating out) is fairly lower in Singapore than in Melbourne. A local meal in Melbourne may cost approximately AUD $17 (SGD $17) but this is only expected to be around SGD $12 in Singapore. Singapore is also home to many hawker centres that you can choose from, so an average meal may only cost SGD $5 (AUD $5) or less.
What is the average cost of a hotel in Singapore?
The average cost per room night in Singapore is significantly lower than Melbourne. A typical room in a 4-star property may cost around AUD $250 (SGD $250) per night in Melbourne, while in Singapore, it is approximately SGD $187.
Getting from Melbourne to Singapore Changi
Melbourne Airport (MEL) has four passenger terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 2 and Terminal 4. Over 30 dining outlets can be found within Melbourne Airport and a wide variety of options from international fashion brands to duty-free shopping is available for travellers. There are numerous fast-food and sit-down dining outlets, all serving a variety of international cuisine. Free Wifi is available throughout the airport and there are plenty of spaces to relax.
If travellers need to get some rest or sleep, there are a few different lounges spread out across the terminals. If you have not arranged any accommodations, The PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport has rooms going for AUD $270 (SGD $270) per night.
The airport is located about 25 kilometres from the city center (Melbourne Central Business District). To get from the city center to the airport, travellers can choose to take a taxi and bus. The most convenient way from the city center to Melbourne Airport is by taxis, which are metered. The trip costs anywhere from AUD $55 - $65(SGD $55 - $65) and takes about 30 minutes.
The cheapest way from the city center to Melbourne Airport is by buses. Melbourne City Express bus go to and fro 24 hours a day, leaving passengers at the airport bus station. The trip costs AUD $19 (SGD $19) and takes about 30-45 minutes.
International air travellers are advised to check in at the airport 3 hours before the scheduled departure time of their flight, whilst domestic travellers should check in 1.5 hours in advance.
All international flights to Singapore depart from Terminal 2.
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