Free Entry to Sentosa Further Extended Till 31 Mar 2023!

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The popular free entry promotion to Sentosa has been extended till 31 Mar 2023! Great for families planning beach outings, attraction visits and more! 

*Update Jan 2023: Extension till 31 Mar 2023

Photo Credits: National Heritage Board

Free entry to Sentosa was first announced to end in Sep 2020. It was extended multiple times - it has now been extended again till 31 Mar 2023! This is the 7th time the promotion has been extended and is likely to be the last extension - read on to find out how you can continue enjoying free admission (for free) after 31 Mar 2023!

Photo Credits: National Heritage Board

To make use of the free entry, families may enter Sentosa using the following modes:

Entering via Sentosa Express

If you’re traveling via the Sentosa Express, simply tap your ez-link card and gain free entry. If you do not have an ez-link card, worry not. You can still enjoy free admission when you reach out to a Service Ambassador. 

Do note that the Sentosa Express trains will operate from 7 am to 12 am daily. 

Driving into Sentosa

All cars with a locally registered IU (no entry for motorcycle) can simply drive in for free. If you have a car with non-locally registered IU, then you’ll get to enjoy free admission when you tap or insert your Autopass Card on the card reader at the booth. 

Walking or Cycling

Visitor may also walk or cycle into Sentosa for free as part of the island's normal admission rules. 

Free Shuttle Service on Weekdays

Travel from VivoCity to Sentosa for free with the free shuttle services that runs on Mondays to Thursdays, 10pm to 12am at 30 minutes interval.

VivoCity (Bus Stop) ‚Üí Harbourfront Bus Interchange ‚Üí Village Hotel ‚Üí Beach Station ‚Üí Opp Village Hotel ‚Üí Resorts World Sentosa (Basement 1) ‚Üí VivoCity

Bookings no longer needed for Sentosa beaches

From 15 Mar 2022, families visiting the Sentosa beaches on weekend and public holidays do not need to make a booking anymore. Previously, visitors needed to make a booking. 

Fees from Apr 2023

However, it seems to be the last extension as the following fees will kick-in from 1 Apr 2023. 

Via Sentosa Express

  • Standard fee: $4
  • Selected TransitLink Concession Cardholders: $2
  • Children below 3 years old: Free

via cars and taxis

  • 7 am - 12 pm: $6
  • 12 pm - 2 pm: $2
  • 2 pm - 5 pm: $6
  • 5 pm - 7 am: $2

Existing ways to enter Sentosa for free will continue to be in place, including via the Sentosa Boardwalk, SBS Transit Service 123 (only distance-based bus fare applies), as well as through cycling. 

Get more details here! 

How To Continue Enjoying Free Entry & More

You may also wish to apply for the new Sentosa Islander Membership to get the most of your visit. It is a free membership and if you upgrade to the Insider membership tier, you will get to enjoy exclusive perks such as birthday vouchers, free parking, 365 of free Island Admission to early access to experiences.

Get A Free Islander Insider Upgrade With Additional Perks!

For a limited time, get an instant upgrade to Sentosa Islander Insider when you sign-up for your free Islander membership today! Simply use our exclusive Referral Code: BY400 when signing up to enjoy the free instant upgrade to Islander Insider now!

  • Sign-up for a membership¬†here
  • Remember to use our¬†Referral Code: BY400
  • Receive your upgraded Islander Insider membership!

It's completely free and you will enjoy additional perks as an Insider, including

  • 365 days of free admission to Sentosa
  • 4 hours of free parking at selected Sentosa carparks each day
  • $20 birthdayvoucher
  • 400 Islander points to exchange for $5 Islander cash voucher

This referral code is valid for new sign ups from now till 30 Mar 2023 only. Your Insider status will be valid for 1 year and will be renewed automatically if you accumulate the required spending to maintain the tier (400 points earned). Get more details here.


To discover more to-do for families for Sentosa, remember to read our Family's Guide to Sentosa or to check out the latest events and family-friendly venues on the island!


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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