How Much it Cost to Travel to Singapore: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Jan 2024

One of the world’s most modern cities, Singapore has transformed itself in recent years to a must-see city for anyone going to Asia. It’s now quite expensive compared to most other large Asian cities, but it still mostly feels like good value.

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Travel Costs to Singapore

Population 5,000,000
Area 5,000,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Singapore dollar
Airports Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$72.61
1 USD = 1.3500 SGD
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Singapore?

Singapore Hotel Seasons

Singapore Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar23.70 - 38.52
starstarstarstarstar47.41 - 118.52
starstarstarstarstar82.22 - 133.33
starstarstarstarstar112.59 - 165.19
starstarstarstarstar283.70 - 407.41

Singapore Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed13.33 - 33.33

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Singapore?

Best tours in Singapore

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Sightseeing bus tourTake a double-decker hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Singapore's most popular attractions 24 hours.
adults
21.48
Amphibious Duck city tourThese amphibious vehicles tour the city for an hour including about half your time in the bay itself. There's a discount for booking online.
adults
312
21.48
11.11
Sentosa Island admissionThis island just off Singapore is part theme park, part beach resort, plus many other things. Individual attractions cost extra.
adults
2.96
Marina Bay Sands SkyparkThe observation deck on top of the MBS is amazing, and you get a short look at the infinity pool if you sign up for one of the 3 free tours each day.
adults
ages 2 - 12
17.04
12.59
ArtScience MuseumThis flashy commercial museum is part of Marina Bay Sands. Individual exhibitions are cheaper than this all-access price.
adults
ages 2 - 12
19.26
14.81

What’s the average price of food and drink in Singapore?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastGreat and cheap meals can be found at the many hawker centers around the clock.2.96 - 5.93
Budget lunchYour lunch and breakfast choices will be the same, so this assumes a larger midday meal.3.70 - 7.41
Budget dinnerAssuming you want a sit-down dinner in a real restaurant, things here get more expensive.10.37 - 18.52
Beer (.63L bottle)Big bottles of Tiger and Anchor are this cheap at hawker centers and some Chinese restaurants. Bars charge double or triple this.3.70 - 6.67
Cocktails (glass)Mixed drinks tend to be pricey, even at casual bars.7.41 - 11.11
Single dish at a hawker centerThese collections of vendors are the best deal in Singapore. With a light appetite you can eat cheaply, or stuff yourself with multiple dishes at a reasonable price.2.22 - 4.44

What are the costs of transportation in Singapore?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center14.81 - 22.22
Shuttle bus from airport to city center6.67
Subway from airport to city center1.48
3km taxi ride in Singapore3.70 - 5.93
Subway/light rail ride0.00 - 1.48

Getting to Singapore

Getting around Singapore

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When to visit Singapore

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January85759.9
February88766.8
March88777.6
April89777.4
May88786.8
June88786.8
July87786.7
August87787.7
September87767.0
October87778.2
November877610.0
December857510.1

Singapore Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar7:09am7:16pm
21 Jun7:01am7:13pm
21 Sep6:55am7:02pm
21 Dec7:02am7:04pm

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