How to Travel from Singapore to Hangzhou

The best way to travel from Singapore to Hangzhou is by direct flight which needs 5h and CNY2,200-3,000 for economy class. 
Since it is only available on every Friday, we offer you two alternatives with higher schedule feasibility. The first alternative is to fly from Singapore to Shanghai and then transfer to a bullet train to Hangzhou; it altogether takes 9h and CNY3,900-7,100. The second way is to make a layover at Guangzhou during your flight trip from Singapore to Hangzhou, which needs 7-8h and CNY2,400-5,100 in total.

1. Best Way - Singapore to Hangzhou Flight: 5h, CNY2,200-3,000 for Economy Class

Currently, the only available Singapore to Hangzhou flight is CA768 flying every Friday. It departs from Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) at 15:50 and arrives at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) at 20:50. The plane ticket usually costs CNY2,200-3,000 for economy class.

2. Singapore to Shanghai Flight + Shanghai to Hangzhou Bullet Train: 9h, CNY3,900-7,100

→ Singapore to Shanghai Flight: 4.5-5.5h, CNY3,800-7,000 for Economy Class

All the flights below leave from Singapore Changi International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).

Flight No. Date Dep. Arr. Duration Economy Class
SQ830 Mon. 09:50 15:05 5h15min CNY5,500-7,000
MU568 Thur. 16:15 21:30 5h15min CNY3,800-5,700
HO1606 Fri. 17:00 21:30 4h30min CNY3,900-5,600

After you arrive at Pudong Airport, you may transfer to metro line 2 (bound for Xujingdong) and get off at the Exit A, Hongqiao Railway Station stop. The metro ride requires 1.5h and CNY8.

→ Shanghai to Hangzhou Bullet Train: 1h, CNY73 for Second Class Seat

There are 90-120 bullet trains running from Shanghai to Hangzhou every day. The earliest train departs at 06:15 and the last one departs at 21:30. People may get to Hangzhou in one hour. 
Considering the flight arrival time, this transfer plan is most suitable to SQ830. If you choose to take MU568 or HO1606, we suggest you stay overnight in Shanghai and get to Hangzhou next morning.

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3. Singapore to Guangzhou to Hangzhou Flight: 7-8h, CNY2,400-5,100 for Economy Class

One may also enjoy more choices by having a layover at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN).

Singapore to Guangzhou Guangzhou to Hangzhou Available Date Overall Duration Overall Price
CZ3040: 17:50-21:55, 4h5min 2 flights available; duration 2h Tuesday 7-8h CNY2,400-3,700
TR100: 05:30-09:25, 3h55min Over 20 flights available; duration 2h Sunday 7-8h CNY2,400-5,100

How to Travel Back from Hangzhou to Singapore 

Top choice is the nonstop Hangzhou to Singapore flight CA767 which is available every Friday. It takes off at 09:30 and lands in Singapore at 14:25, needing nearly five hours en route. The economy class costs about CNY3700.
If making a layover on the way from Hangzhou to Singapore, more choices will be available and one can travel on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The recommended layover airports include Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN) and Shenzhen Bao’an Airport (SZX). The overall duration and price are respectively 14-30 hours and CNY2,500-4,500.
Another alternative is to take Hangzhou to Shanghai bullet train, and then take Shanghai to Singapore direct flight. Qualified flights are SQ833 on Monday, MU567 on Thursday, and HO1605 on Friday. This transfer plan needs 10 hours and CNY3,700-4,300 in total.

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Singapore to Hangzhou Travel Tips

Tourists are suggested to visit Hangzhou in Mar. to May or Sep. to Nov. to enjoy beautiful scenery and comfortable weather. It is very relaxing to walk around the West Lake, get close to nature at Xixi National Wetland Park, or experience slow-paced life at Wuzhen Water Town.

Do Singaporeans Need a Visa to Travel to Hangzhou?

With valid passport, Singaporeans need not to apply for Chinese visa and are qualified to stay in China for no more than 15 days. If your Singapore to Hangzhou trip is longer than 15 days, you need to apply for a visa at Chinese Visa Application Service Center one month in advance.

Address: 80 Robinson Road, #16-01/02/02A, Singapore 068898
Telephone: 67139380
Fax: 62260852
Opening Time: 09:00-14:00, Monday to Friday

Time Difference between Singapore and Hangzhou

There is no time lag between Singapore and Hangzhou for they have the same time zone, UTC+8.

Money Exchange

China’s official currency is Chinese Yuan (CNY). Here is the exchange rate between Singapore Dollar (SGD) and Chinese Yuan: 1 SGD≈4.9 CNY, 1 CNY≈0.2 SGD. Tourists may exchange money at airport, bank, or four or five star hotel.
When you go shopping in China, Jiao is smaller currency unit you may come across, and 1 CNY equals 10 Jiao. In spoken Chinese, Yuan is also called Kuai while Jiao is also called Mao.

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- Last updated on Apr. 07, 2021 -
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