SBS Transit Bus Service 111

SBS Transit Bus Service 111 is a trunk route from Ghim Moh Terminal and looping at Suntec City, passing through Commonwealth, Queenstown, Tanglin, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut and Temasek Avenue.

SBST Mercedes-Benz Citaro (SBS6052L) – Service 111, with advert frap for Cesar

Route Information
Route Ghim Moh Bus Terminal ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Queenstown, Tanglin Rd, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Suntec City
Route Length 22.8km
Travelling Time 85mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP)
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL
Scania K230UB

Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from T1 0600 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 09 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 14 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 13 mins
After 1930: 10 – 14 mins

Route History

Service 111 primarily serves residents of Ghim Moh, Commonwealth and Queenstown with connections to Orchard Road and Marina Centre. Along with SMRT Service 857, they are the only daily full-day services to loop at the Marina Centre area.

The fast connection provided between housing estates and the Central areas makes this route a popular travel option. It remains one of two routes to serve the low density developments around Tanglin Road.

This service will be affected by the Orchard Road Pedestrian Night bus diversions on the first Saturday night of every month from Oct 2014 – Mar 2015.

Special Departures:

  • Penang Road (Dhoby Ghaut Stn)  Ghim Moh Ter
    Weekdays: 0600hrs, 0613hrs, 0625hrs, 0638hrs
    Weekdays Sch Hols: 0600hrs, 0612hrs, 0624hrs, 0636hrs,
    Saturdays: 0600hrs, 0612hrs, 0624hrs, 0637hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0630hrs

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Fleet: Service 111′s fleet comprises of Volvo B9TL Wrights and Mercedes-Benz Citaros, along with one Scania K230UB.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • Ghim Moh Ter
  • Ghim Moh Rd
  • Commonwealth Ave
  • Alexandra Rd
  • Tanglin Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Bras Basah Rd
  • Temasek Blvd
  • Temasek Ave
  • Raffles Ave
  • Stamford Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Penang Rd
  • Somerset Rd
  • Grange Rd
  • Orchard Blvd
  • Grange Rd
  • Tanglin Rd
  • Alexandra Rd
  • Commonwealth Ave
  • Ghim Moh Rd
  • Ghim Moh Ter
Service 111 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Service 111 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Operator History:

  • 1970s – 1973: Associated Bus Services Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016. 



  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between Upp Serangoon Rd (6½ m.s / 10.5 km) and Commonwealth Ave/North Buona Vista Rd, operated by Associated Bus Services
  • 1980s: Amended to Buona Vista Ter
  • 1983 (30 Oct): Amended to Hougang Int
  • 1989 (05 Nov): Amended to Ghim Moh Ter
  • 1994 (17 Dec): Extended to Hougang Ctrl Int
  • 1998 (24 May) to 2001 (19 May): Terminus relocated to Hougang Ctrl Temp Int
  • 2003 (27 Jul): Shortened to start from Ghim Moh terminal and loop at Marina Centre under Phase 2 of NEL Rationalisation.
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings:


External Links & References:

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