Singapore 1 day Itinerary

1 day Singapore Itinerary

Maximize your short layover at Changi Airport with this immersive day trip itinerary in Singapore. From the moment you touch down, embark on a rapid tour that covers must-see sights like Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands, and the vibrant Bugis Street. This compressed guide ensures you make the most of every moment, seamlessly navigating MRT routes and local transport for an unforgettable whirlwind exploration of Singapore’s iconic landmarks and cultural treasures.

You can also check this 1 day itinerary for those already in Singapore and need 1 day to explore the City in addition to Universal Studios / Sentosa Island.

Travelling today or planning for a 1 day itinerary in Singapore for your layover? Plan your trip using this guide complete with map, MRT routes. You may also leave your luggage in the airport baggage counter to ease your trip as you experience Singapore’s vibrant culture and stunning architecture.

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1 day itinerary Map

Changi Airport to Tanah Merah Station then change to EWL East West Line to City Hall Station

Walking tour from City Hall MRT to Esplanade

Esplanade to Gardens by the Bay

MRT from Bayfront Station to Harbourfront

Sentosa Express from VivoCity to Resorts World Sentosa

1 Day Singapore Itinerary for Layovers

This efficiently designed itinerary spans approximately 13 hours, starting from Changi Airport and concluding at Bugis Street. Utilize a strategic blend of MRT routes, walking expeditions, and convenient transport options to explore key attractions such as St Andrews Cathedral, National Gallery, Marina Bay Sands, and Gardens by the Bay. Seamlessly transition to the thrill of Resorts World Sentosa while ensuring ample time for leisurely strolls through Bugis Street’s vibrant markets.

In case you are pressed with time, you can remove the Bugis Street in the end and proceed as normal using the East West Line to Changi Airport.

08:00 AMArrival at Changi Airport, Explore Jewel Changi1 hr
09:00 AMMRT from Changi Airport to City HallRide the Changi line to Tanah Merah Station, Change to East West Line to City Hall Station45 minutes
09:30 AMWalking Tour:4 hours
St Andrews Cathedral
National Gallery
Parliament House
The Arts House
Victoria Concert Hall
Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles
Anderson Bridge
Merlion Park
Singapore Flyer
Helix Bridge
Marina Bay Sands
ArtScience Museum
Gardens by the Bay
01:30 PMMRT from Gardens by the Bay Station to HarbourFrontRide the MRT Brown Line Thomson East Line (TEL) from Gardens by the bay to Outram Park Station, then transfer to North East Line to Harbourfront30 minutes
02:00 PMSentosa Express to Universal StudiosSentosa Express Fee: SGD $4
RWS8 Bus fare: SGD $1
10 minutes
04:00 PMExplore Resorts World SentosaWalking1.5 hrs
05:30 PMSentosa Express to HarbourFrontSentosa Express: Free10 mins
06:00 PMMRT from HarbourFront to BugisRide the Northeast Line to Outram Park Station then transfer to the East west line to Bugis30 mins
06:30 PMExplore BugisWalking1.5 hrs
08:00 PMMRT from Bugis to Changi AirportMRT: East West Line45 minutes
09:00 PMDeparture from Changi Airport
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1 Day Singapore Walking Itinerary Fort Canning Tunnel to Gardens by the Bay

Start this 1 day Walking tour from Dhoby Ghaut Station to Explore Fort Canning Tunnel towards Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay with leisurely pace for a total of 4 – 6 hours and more than 20 Tourist Spots to visit including:

  1. Fort Canning Tunnel
  2. Fort Canning Park
  3. National Museum Singapore
  4. Peranakan Museum
  5. Old Hill Street Police Station
  6. Coleman Bridge
  7. Elgin Bridge
  8. Parliament House
  9. Victoria Concert Hall
  10. Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles and view of Boat Quay
  11. The ArtHouse
  12. National Gallery Singapore
  13. Merlion Park
  14. Esplanade
  15. Singapore Flyer
  16. Helix Bridge
  17. ArtScience Museum
  18. Marina Bay Sands
  19. Supertree Grove
  20. Gardens by the Bay Flower Dome and Cloud Forest

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