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Universal Studios Singapore – what to expect, tickets, prices, timings

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Universal Studios Singapore is a popular theme park located on Sentosa Island in Singapore. 

The park is owned and operated by Resorts World Sentosa and promises a fun-filled experience with its numerous attractions, rides, shows, and activities for people of all ages. 

This article covers everything you need to know before buying tickets for Universal Studios Singapore.

What to expect at Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is home to six themed zones, each with unique attractions and experiences. 

These zones are Hollywood, New York, Sci-Fi City, Ancient Egypt, The Lost World, and Far Far Away.

You can enjoy thrilling rides, exciting shows and meet your favorite characters from movies like Transformers, Shrek, Madagascar, and many more. 

The park also features various dining options, shopping areas, and live entertainment shows, making it a perfect destination for families and friends.


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Where to buy Universal Studios Singapore tickets

You can buy Universal Studios Singapore tickets online or at the park entrance.

Online tickets tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.

When you book early, you also get your preferred time slot.

Because some attractions sell a limited number of tickets, during peak days they may sell out. Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

How online ticket works

Go to Universal Studios Singapore’ booking page, select your preferred date and number of tickets, and buy the tickets right away.

Once you purchase the attraction’s tickets, they get delivered to your email address. 

There is no need to get printouts of the ticket. 

On the day of your visit, present the e-ticket on your smartphone at the entrance and walk in.

Cost of Universal Studios Singapore tickets

The cost of Universal Studios Singapore tickets varies based on age and date of visit. 

The tickets cost S$96 for adults aged 13 years and above.

Children aged between four to 12 years pay a discounted price of S$80.

Infants aged three years and younger can enter free of charge. 

Universal Studios Singapore entry tickets

The entry ticket to Universal Studios Singapore grants you access to all the rides and attractions within the Southeast Asia’s first and only Universal Studios theme park. 

It’s your pass to a day full of fun and excitement, exploring the seven themed zones and enjoying the various shows and performances.

Ticket Prices

Adult Ticket (13+ years): S$99
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): S$80
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free Entry

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Universal Studios 1-Day Pass with 1-Way Transfer

This Universal Studios Singapore 1-day admission pass comes with a hotel pick-up in the morning. 

If you are a minimum of four visitors, this tour is a viable option. 

It doesn’t include a drop back to the hotel, but once you are done exploring the theme park, there are plenty of options to get back to your hotel on your own. 

Ticket prices

Adult Ticket (13+ years): S$129
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): S$94
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free Entry

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Combo tickets

Universal Studios Singapore is in Sentosa Island which also has many other attractions. 

As a result, tourists looking for deals opt for combo tickets which include entry to Universal Studios.

We list some of the most popular combo tickets which get you up to 5% discount in the prices.

Universal Studios + Gardens by the Bay

Transition from the excitement of Universal Studios to the tranquility of Gardens by the Bay without the hassle of separate bookings.

Gardens by the Bay is an 11-minute drive from the Universal Studio, making for a lucrative reason to cover both attractions in a day.

You get a 5% discount on booking this combo ticket.

Universal Studios + S.E.A. Aquarium Singapore

Enjoy the thrilling ambience and rides in the morning and immerse yourselves in the wonders of the ocean in the afternoon.

At a distance of nearly 300 metres only, S.E.A. Aquarium Singapore is an 4-minute walk from the Universal Studios.

Top off your trip to one of Asia’s most vibrant countries with a diverse range of experiences.


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How to reach Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is located within the Resorts World Sentosa integrated resort at Sentosa in Singapore. 

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269. Get Directions

You can also reach Universal Studios by public transport or car. 

By Sentosa Express Monorail 

One of the easiest ways to get to Universal Studios Singapore is by taking the Sentosa Express Monorail from HarbourFront, Vivocity

Get down at Waterfront. The monorail is a fun and convenient way to travel, and you get a great view of Sentosa Island from above. 

Taking the monorail costs about S$2-4, and you can easily switch to it when traveling with MRT.

By Sentosa Boardwalk

Another option to get to Sentosa Island, where Universal Studios Singapore is located, is by walking or cycling over the Sentosa Boardwalk

It’s free, and you will see many tourists along the Boardwalk. It’s also a good workout!

By the Public Bus/RWS8 bus 

You can also take the public bus to Vivocity Merrill Lynch or HarbourFront, and then take the RWS8 bus (shuttle bus) into Sentosa. 

The public bus charges differ depending on where you board it, and it’s a good option if you’re on a budget.

By Private Cars 

If you have your own car or are renting one, you can drive to Sentosa Island and park at the Universal Studios Singapore parking lot

Parking rates vary depending on the time of day.

By Cable Car 

You can also take the cable car to Sentosa Island, which offers a scenic and unique way to travel. 

Though more expensive than other options, cable cars offer exquisite views.

Universal Studios Singapore timings

Universal Studios in Singapore is open daily from 10 am to 7 pm, with extended hours on weekends, public holidays, and school holidays.

Visitors are advised to check the park’s calendar and timings before planning their visit.

How long does Universal Studios Singapore take

Universal Studios Singapore Express
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It is best to enter Universal Studios Singapore as soon as it opens at 10 am if you plan on exploring the park fully and experiencing most of the attractions. 

This will give you around two to three hours before you stop for lunch, after which you can explore the rest of the park. 

If you can’t make it in the morning but want to experience everything more leisurely and enjoy the shows and parades, we recommend entering the park by 2 pm. 

This will give you around three to five hours (based on how long it is open) to enjoy the various attractions and shows.

Best time to visit Universal Studios Singapore

The best time to visit Universal Studios Singapore is at 10 am, during the weekdays when the crowds and queues are less.

Avoid visiting during public holidays, weekends, or school holidays when the park tends to be crowded.

Also, Singapore can be very hot and humid, so it’s best to plan your visit during the cooler months, from November to February.

You can also plan your visit in the late afternoon or early evening when the temperatures are lower and crowds thin out.

Visitors can also plan their visit during the park’s extended hours or special events like Halloween Horror Nights or Christmas celebrations.


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Universal Studios Singapore rides

Jurassic Park Universal Studios Singapore
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Universal Studios Singapore offers a variety of exciting rides for visitors of all ages. Here are some of the most popular rides in the park:

Battlestar Galactica – HUMAN vs. CYLON: A thrilling roller coaster that offers two tracks, the red track and blue track, and a high-speed race between humans and robots

TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle – A 3D simulator ride that takes visitors on an epic battle between the Autobots and Decepticons

Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure: A water ride that takes visitors through a prehistoric jungle with realistic animatronic dinosaurs and a thrilling water drop at the end

Puss In Boots’ Giant Journey: A family-friendly roller coaster that takes visitors on a magical journey with Puss in Boots

Revenge of the Mummy: A thrilling indoor roller coaster that takes visitors on a high-speed chase through ancient Egypt, complete with mummies and special effects

Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase: This dark ride is a fun and educational experience for kids of all ages. It’s based on the popular Sesame Street show and takes you on a journey through space with Elmo and his friends.

Canopy Flyer: This aerial adventure ride takes you soaring through the trees of the Lost World. It’s a great way to see the park from a different perspective.

These are just a few examples of the many rides available at Universal Studios Singapore

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Other attractions and shows

In addition to the rides, Universal Studios Singapore offers a variety of other attractions, including shows, live performances, and character meet-and-greets. Here are some examples:

WaterWorld: A live-action show featuring stunts, explosions, and plenty of water

Hollywood Dreams Parade: A colorful parade featuring floats, characters, and performers

Shrek 4-D Adventure: A 4D show that takes visitors on a wild adventure with Shrek and Donkey

The Dance for the Magic Beans: A live musical show featuring characters from Jack and the Beanstalk

Lights! Camera! Action! Hosted by Steven Spielberg: A show that features special effects that mimic a major hurricane.

Again, visitors can check the park map or schedule to see the full list of attractions and plan their day accordingly.

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Map of Universal Studios Singapore

Having a map of Universal Studios Singapore while visiting the park can greatly enhance your experience.

A map can help you quickly identify the different zones and attractions and tell you where you are and how to get to your next destination.

Saving time and not getting lost becomes more important when visiting with kids because they tend to tire easily. 

Besides helping identify must-see attractions and planning your route to maximize your time, the map can also help find out the location of important amenities such as restrooms, first aid stations, restaurants, and shops. 

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FAQs about the Universal Studios Singapore

Here are some questions visitors usually ask before visiting Universal Studios Singapore.

Where can I book tickets for the Altes Museum in Berlin?

Tourists can buy tickets for the attraction online or at the venue on the day of their visit. For the best experience, we suggest you book your tickets online in advance.

What should I wear to Universal Studios Singapore?

There is no specific dress code in the theme park. However, you are advised to wear decent and comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring along a spare set of clothes in case you get wet at select attractions. Costumes or full-faced masks are not allowed inside the park.

Can I bring my pet to Universal Studios Singapore?

No animals are allowed inside the park, with the exception of service dogs.

Are there dining options available inside Universal Studios Singapore?

Yes, there are numerous dining options available inside the park, catering to a variety of cuisines and dietary preferences. Some of the most popular food joints are – Mel’s Drive-In, KT’s Grill, Loui’s NY Pizza Parlor, Goldilocks, Fairy Godmother’s Juice Bar, etc.

Are all rides accessible to people of all ages?

Some rides at Universal Studios Singapore have height and age restrictions for safety reasons. It’s recommended to check the specific ride information before queuing.

Can I bring my own food and drinks to Universal Studios Singapore?

Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the park.

Is there a place where I can store my belongings at Universal Studios Singapore?

Yes, there are lockers at the venue where you can store your belongings and enjoy your visit comfortably.

Sources
# rwsentosa.com
# Tripadvisor.com
# Wikipedia.org

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