4 Best Airports for a Long Layover City Tour

Merlion and Marina Bay Sands

Imagine getting stuck for hours at the airport with nothing much to do. And to make things worse, you can hardly find a good spot to enjoy a decent rest while enduring the long wait. But what if a long layover offers you a chance to visit some of the city’s must-see sights? Here are some of the best airports for long layover city tours.

1. Singapore Changi Airport
Hailed as the world’s best airport for five years running, Singapore Changi Airport offers a wealth of attractions to keep you busy and entertained during a long layover. With facilities that include a swimming pool, a beautiful garden, and so much more, it can be tempting to stay inside the airport and explore to your heart’s content. But if you want to see more of what the city has to offer and have about 6 hours to spare, you can take the free tour the airport offers which will take you to some of Singapore’s must-see sights.

2. Incheon International Airport
Incheon International Airport is one of the top five best airports in the world. It boasts of several facilities and amenities that will make your layover a delightful experience. And if that is not enough, you can have your pick of free layover tour from among the options available.

3. Istanbul Ataturk Airport
If you flying with Turkish Airlines and have a layover in Istanbul, make sure that you do not miss out on the free Touristanbul layover service. The free tours run daily with different schedules to choose from. Taking the tour offers you the chance to see some of the city’s iconic landmarks like the Blue Mosque.

4. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
A layover in Amsterdam airport would be far from boring. The airport is only a short trip away to the heart of the city, which makes it easier for passengers on long layovers to go on self-guided tours to explore some of Amsterdam’s attractions. There is a railway line that links the airport directly to the Amsterdam Central Station. KLM also offers a Layover with a Local app and service. This free layover service connects you to a local guide that best matches your interests and provides you with a free train ticket as well as detailed instructions on where to meet your guide.