Getting To Bintan
You may now sail your boat directly to Bintan. For more information, please click here
With more than 460 accolades under its belt, Changi Airport has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1981. Changi Airport is highly recognized throughout the world and is established as the world’s most awarded “Best Airport”.
As one of the world’s leading airports, Changi Airport has 350 retail stores, 120 F&B outlets, five thematic gardens, complimentary Internet access and even a free Singapore tour for passengers to indulge in during their transit. As the world’s fifth busiest airport for international traffic, 100 airlines operate out of Changi Airport, providing connectivity to 300 cities worldwide.
Getting to Tanah Merah terminal from Changi Airport
Taxi from any terminal – Less than 15 minutes
Public Transport – Take the MRT from Changi Airport MRT to Tanah Merah MRT (2 stops)
Board Bus 35 and alight at the last stop at Tanah Merah ferry terminal
(total time about 50-60 minutes)
*Changi Airport MRT is at the basement of Terminal 2 and 3
Things to note
1. Bintan, Indonesia is 1 hour behind Singapore
2. For travelers leaving Bintan to catch a flight at Changi Airport
– Please allow 1.5 – 2 hours window period (depending on mode of transport) to reach Changi Airport from departure in Bintan (ferry ride is 55 minutes)
Visitors travelling to Bintan Resorts via Singapore Changi Airport and have a few hours to spare before you board your ferry at Tanah Merah ferry terminal, check out The Haven at Changi Airport Terminal 3, arrival level!
As the only lounge in the public area of the airport, The Haven offers a tranquil environment for transiting travellers to rest and relax before, after or between flights. The Lounge is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Click here to fnd out more of what The Haven has got to offer! http://www.thehaven.com.sg/
To get from Batam, Indonesia to Bintan Resorts, please contact BRC Tours to arrange for private charter ferry to Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal.
Private Chartered Yachts
You may now sail your boat directly to Bintan. For more information, please click here. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
There is a regular ferry service operated by Bintan Resorts Ferries (BRF) that plies between Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore and Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal, Bintan Resorts. Please remember to check in at least at least 1.5 hours before the ferry departure time. AIG travel insurance is available via BRF website. Trip Guard for BRF can be purchased at an affordable premium of S$8.00 per person for coverage of maximum 7 days of travel. For travel duration of more than 7 days, passengers can opt to buy Travel Guard. Purchase of VISA on Arrival (VOA) onboard is available exclusively to passengers travelling on Emerald Class. Some other perks for Emerald Class include dedicated and combined check-in for boarding and baggage, seat assignment, use of Emerald Lounge and priority baggage handling.
Singapore-Bintan-Singapore Ferry schedule
|Days||Depart Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore (Singapore time)||Depart Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal, Bintan Resorts (Bintan time)|
|Monday to Thursday||0910h 1110h 1400h 1700h 2000h||0835h 1135h 1435h 1735h 2015h|
|Friday, Saturday, Sunday, public holidays||0810h 0910h* 1110h 1210h# 1400h 1700h 2000h||0835h 0935h* 1135h 1435h 1535h 1735h 2015h|
|– Bintan time is one hour behind Singapore time – # Not applicable to Public Holiday if it falls on a Friday – * Saturdays only – Ferry schedules subject to changes without prior notice. For updated schedules, please refer to www.brf.com.sg – Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal tel: (62) 770 691-935|
Important information Passengers are advised to check-in and collect boarding passes at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore ticketing counter at least 1.5 hours before departure time. BRF reserves the right to cancel confirmed bookings if boarding passes are not collected 40 minutes before ferry departure time. For departure from Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal, Bintan Resorts, passengers are required to reconfirm their return trip and collect boarding passes at least two hours before departure. BRF reserves the right to cancel confirmed bookings if boarding passes are not collected 45 minutes before ferry departure time. Additional trips may be scheduled for peak holiday season. More information may be obtained from HelpDesk at tel: (65) 6542-4369, BRF offices or BRF website.
Where to buy tickets
Tel: (65) 6542-4369 Fax: (65) 6542 4372 Email: email@example.com ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
TAXI FARE SURCHARGE – PRIME TAXI
Please note that effective from 1 October 2013, there will be a location surcharge of S$3 for Prime Taxis at the point of boarding from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.