Changi Airport Bus Terminal

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Changi Airport Bus Terminal
Terminal Bas Lapangan Terbang Changi
Public bus
Location Singapore
Owned by Land Transport Authority
Operated by SBS Transit
Bus routes 3 (SBS Transit)
1 (SMRT Buses)
2 (Go-Ahead Singapore)
Bus stands 3 each (sawtooth)
Bus operators SBS Transit
SMRT Buses (service 858)
Go-Ahead (services 34 and 36)
Connections  CG2  Changi Airport
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Accessible alighting/boarding points
Accessible lifts
Accessible public toilets
Graduated kerb edges
Tactile guidance system
Opened 1 July 1981 (Terminal 1)
22 November 1990 (Terminal 2)
9 January 2008 (Terminal 3)
Key dates
1 July 1981 Terminal 1 commenced operations
22 November 1990 Terminal 2 commenced operations
9 January 2008 Terminal 3 commenced operations
4 September 2016 Service 34 handed over to Go-Ahead
18 September 2016 Service 36 handed over to Go-Ahead Singapore
2017 Terminal 4 commences operations
24, 27, 34, 36, 53, 858

Changi Airport Passengers Terminal Building (PTB) Bus Terminals (Chinese: 樟宜机场搭客巴士终站) are bus termini located at the basement of each of Singapore Changi Airport's terminals (1, 2 and 3). PTB2 and PTB3 are connected to the Changi Airport MRT Station.

Unlike typical terminals in Singapore, bus services do not stop for extended periods, due to the lack of bus parking facilities. Buses terminating at Changi Airport first make a quick stop at PTB3 terminal, before proceeding to PTB1 and PTB2. At PTB2, bus drivers will get off the bus to update the information about the trip before coming back to the bus, during which the buses will park directly at the sawtooth berths. Passengers can remain on board and need not alight. Due to heightened security concerns, buses can only enter the basements after auxiliary police officers have physically boarded and inspected them.

Some berths are reserved at the terminal for Singapore Police Force and Changi International Airport Services vehicles. The buses looping at the airport terminal are services 24 (from Ang Mo Kio via Sims Avenue and Sims Avenue East), 27 (from Hougang Central via Sengkang, Tampines Avenue 10, 9, 7, 4 and 5), 34 (from Punggol via Tampines Avenues 10, 5, 2 and 7), 53 (from Bishan via Serangoon Central, Hougang Avenue 1 and Pasir Ris), and 858 (from Woodlands via Sembawang and Yishun). Service 36 operate the airport as its origin to the city. Bus services 24, 27 and 53 are operated by SBS Transit while service 858 is operated by SMRT Buses.

Services 34 and 36 was transferred to the Go-Ahead Group from SBS Transit in Q3 2016 as part of the Government Contracting Model – Loyang Bus Package.

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