When the sun goes down, the fun still goes on at Singapore Changi Airport!

Home to a wide variety of activities, amazing brands and delicious food outlets, there are plenty of things to do, dishes to try, and sights to see for passengers transiting in the wee hours.

Come share in our experience, as we pin down what are some of the best attractions and eateries to while away the time at night and in the twilight hours – with style.

1. Visit the Sunflower Garden in Terminal 2

Sunflowers are best viewed by their namesake, the Sun, and passengers visit this rooftop garden for a sense of respite as well as to catch some sun.

Unknown to the twilight crowd, Changi Airport’s Sunflower Garden thrives in the moonlight as well. Step into the lush rooftop, now transformed with an illuminating display, as planes make their way onto the runway and take off into the dark night skies.

It’s the perfect space for a late-night date or picnic under the stars as you catch the blinking lights of departing planes slowly fading into the night.

(Psst, don’t miss the other 24-hour gardens too, like the Cactus Garden at Terminal 1 or Butterfly Garden at Terminal 3!)

Location: Terminal 2 (Transit), Level 3
Opening hours: 24 hours

2. Take in a lively scene with plenty of screens at a TV Lounge

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Got time to kill till your next flight? Pop by a TV Lounge at any of Changi Airport’s Transit Halls to watch a football match and your favourite TV programmes!

Wondering what to do in Changi Airport during transit but don’t feel like getting some shut-eye or catching some zzz’s? Why not kick your feet up and enjoy the latest sports and live television programmes instead! From football to tennis, relish watching the most exciting matches live in our spacious, cosy TV Lounges. Take a moment to relax and cheer along with like-minded travellers right here in Changi Airport!

Locations: TV Lounge (Available at Transit Halls in Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, and Terminal 4)
Opening hours: 24 hours

3. Enjoy free movie screenings at the Movie Theatre in Terminal 3

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Visit the Movie Theatre in Terminal 3 (Transit) and check out the latest blockbusters playing on screen.

If you’ve never been to the movie theatre in Terminal 3, you’ve got to check it out. With the latest blockbusters screened throughout the day and night, it is a fantastic way to relax and unwind before your next flight. These range from thrillers to cartoons, catering to passengers of all ages and needs. 

Just keep an eye on the time to ensure you don’t miss your flight, especially if the movie gets really captivating. 

Location: Terminal 3, Departure Transit Hall North (near the Ambassador Transit Lounge)
Opening hours: 24 hours (closed from 11am to 4pm on Thursdays for weekly maintenance)

4. Dine across late-night F&B options

Foodies, prowl the airport and be amazed by the number of dining options and cuisines that will tantalise your taste buds, even after the sun has gone down. Take the Skytrain to expand your foodie horizons, and check those dishes off your list.

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Go on a gastronomic journey through Changi Airport’s array of local cuisines and international eateries – including 24-hour food spots for the ultimate transit treat!

You could start with a whirlwind tasting trail around South-East Asian flavours during transit, by visiting Straits Food Village at Terminal 2, and Singapore Food Street in Terminal 3. Have a pit-stop and load up on some caffeine at Killiney Kopitiam or Ya Kun Kaya Toast, Hudsons Coffee or Starbucks, before continuing on your food tour. There is also a selection of famous global dining establishments like The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck and Hard Rock Cafe, just to name a few. And don’t forget to pop by 24-hour restaurants like Buk Chang Dong Soon Tofu at Terminal 2, SG Hawker at Terminal 1, or Texas Chicken at Terminal 4 to grab a quick bite before your next flight.

Find out where these stalls are located in our Changi Airport dining directory or explore even more late-night dining options at Jewel Changi Airport.

5. Visit an enchanting Wonderfall at Terminal 2

If you haven’t paid a visit to the newly-revamped Terminal 2 yet, you should definitely have it on your list of things to do at Changi Airport! While lots of new sights and sounds await, you’ll be mesmerised by the stunning design and harmonious ambience of The Wonderfall. The immersive experience offers travellers a moment of tranquillity and marvel amidst the bustling airport environment, letting you take a moment to rejuvenate your senses and recentre yourself before the next leg of your journey. 

Location: The Wonderfall - Terminal 2 (Public), Level 2
Opening hours: 24 hours

6. Visit a re-imagined flight information board for an IG-worthy snap

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Snap a photo with an iconic piece of aviation history at Terminal 2’s Flap Pix.

Another can’t-miss attraction at Changi Airport Terminal 2 is a visit to Flap Pix. The iconic mechanical split-flap display board at Terminal 2 has been repurposed into an interactive board where travellers can express their creativity, breathing new life into the vintage technology. You can select from pre-prepared templates to form images of Singapore icons of the display, or take a photo and the display will form a silhouette.

Location: Flap Pix - Terminal 2 (Public), Level 3
Opening hours: 24 hours

7. Explore Terminal 4’s theatrical performances at the Heritage Zone

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Get a peek into Singapore’s past at Terminal 4’s Heritage Zone.

Wondering what to do when you have a late-night stopover in Changi Airport but not quite enough time to venture out into the rest of Singapore? You can still take a brief step away from the modernity of the airport with a visit to Terminal 4’s Heritage Zone. Take a walk down the street of Peranakan-style shophouses as well as enjoy familiar made-in-Singapore food products from homegrown brands such as Eu Yan Sang and Old Chang Kee. Linger for a moment to watch Nanyang Blossom – a short film depicting a love story set in 1830s Singapore!

Location: Heritage Zone - Terminal 4 (Transit), Level 2
Opening hours: 24 hours

8. Look out for the giant ‘Daisy’

An appreciation of culture and the arts is often tied to daytime museum visits, but in Changi Airport, art transcends all time zones.

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A giant red flower propelled by a robotic arm, Daisy by Christian Moeller, tracks movement through multiple cameras embedded at the sculpture’s base

The giant Daisy by Christian Moeller is another exhibit to look out for. Standing at 13 metres tall, it is ever present yet often overlooked. Just like the travel-centric nature of all things Changi, this work of art, with built-in sensors, captures the presence and movements of travellers, as its propeller moves in unpredictable patterns in response to those within its vicinity.

Locations: Terminal 3, Departure Hall
Opening hours: 24 hours


At Singapore Changi Airport, the night is always young, with a flurry of activities to do, and sights and sounds to immerse yourself in, there’s really never a dull moment. You can even use your layover or transit time to finish up practical errands like changing currencies for the next leg of your trip, getting your GST refund, or recharging your devices at charging points located throughout all the terminals.

Although, if you do want to get some shut-eye or a good relaxing massage, do pay a visit to some of the 24-hour beauty and wellness amenities or airport hotels, including Plaza Premier Lounge, Ambassador Transit Hotel and Aerotel.

You can also find free snooze lounges and massage chairs in well-placed locations throughout the terminals, because everyone deserves a good break before their next flight. If you are looking to treat yourself, there are places to get a relaxing spa or massage in Changi Airport and Jewel Changi Airport too.


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