SBS Transit Bus Service 133

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SBS Transit Bus Service 133 is a trunk service plying between Ang Mo Kio Int and Shenton Way Ter, passing through Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 and 1, Serangoon, Boon Keng, Lavender, Bugis, Suntec City, Bayfront, Marina Bay and Shenton Way.

SBST Volvo Olympian 3-axle (SBS9646D) – Service 133, with advert wrap for Fujiflim

Route Information
Route Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange  Shenton Way Bus Terminal 
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 and 1, Serangoon, Boon Keng, Lavender, Bugis, Suntec City, Bayfront, Marina Bay, Shenton Way
Route Length 18.1km (D1) | 17.6km (D2)
Travelling Time 85mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL
Volvo Olympian
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from T1 0530 – 2345 (Daily)
Departure Times from T2 0630 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 14 mins
1700-1930: 07 – 13 mins
After 1930: 10 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 10 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 13 mins
1700-1930: 08 – 12 mins
After 1930: 10 – 14 mins

Route History

Service 133 is an inter-town route connecting the estates of Ang Mo Kio, Serangoon and Bendemeer with many City areas such as Bugis, Suntec City, Marina Bay Sands and Shenton Way, experiencing good demand all-day round with its intra-city and town-city connections. Demand is substantially increased during weekday peak hours due to heavy commute between the estates and City.

The service is one of two routes plying between Ang Mo Kio Int and Shenton Way Ter, the other being Service 130.

Special Departures:

  • Raffles Ave (The Esplanade)  Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays (Mon-Thu): 0600hrs, 0614hrs, 0629hrs
    Weekdays (Fri): 0600hrs, 0612hrs, 0624hrs, 0636hrs
    Saturdays: 0600hrs, 0615hrs, 0630hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0600hrs, 0616hrs, 0632hrs

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

Fleet: Service 133′s fleet comprises of a majority of Volvo B9TL Wrights and Scania K230UBs. Volvo Olympians and Volvo B10TLs make up the rest of the fleet. Four buses will do one trip of Service 133 before doing NiteOwl 1N on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of Public Holidays.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Ang Mo Kio Int
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
  • Lor Chuan
  • Serangoon Ave 2
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
  • Bendemeer Rd
  • Lavender St
  • Kallang Rd
  • Victoria St
  • Bras Basah Rd
  • Temasek Blvd
  • Temasek Ave
  • Bayfront Ave
  • Ctrl Blvd
  • Shenton Way
  • Palmer Rd
  • Shenton Way Ter
  • Shenton Way Ter
  • Palmer Rd
  • Anson Rd
  • Robinson Rd
  • Marina Blvd
  • Bayfront Ave
  • Raffles Ave
  • Victoria St
  • Kallang Rd
  • Lavender St
  • Serangoon Rd
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
  • Serangoon Ave 2
  • Lor Chuan
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • Ang Mo Kio Int

Operator History:

  • Late 1970s – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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



  • 1978: Introduced by SBS between Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 and North Bridge Road (before Stamford Road) (Loop)
  • 1980 (06 Jan): Amended to terminate at Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • 1981 (05 Jul): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Ter at Ctrl 2
  • 1983 (10 Apr): Relocated to AMK Interchange following opening
  • 1987 (26 Jul): Amended to terminate at Marina Centre Ter, also amended to ply via CTE/Braddell Rd following the opening of the expressway from its original Lor Chuan route.
  • 1988 (10 Jul): Route variant 133A introduced to serve the new Serangoon Estate via Boundary Rd and Serangoon Ave 2, and continuing along 133’s route to Marina Centre
  • 1989: Original 133 withdrawn, 133A later renumbered 133
  • 1997: Amended to loop at Suntec City, no longer terminating at Marina Centre Terminal.
  • 2010 (26 Apr): Extended to Shenton Way Ter via Bayfront Ave & Marina Stn Rd. Route variant 133M introduced from Shenton Way Ter and looping at Temasek Avenue via Raffles Avenue and Temasek Boulevard.
  • 2011 (26 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2012 (20 May): Service 133M withdrawn, obsolete after the Circle Line Extension opened.
  • 2013 (29 Dec): Post-MCE route amendments: Shenton Way Ter-bound trips to ply Bayfront Ave, Central Blvd and Shenton Way, skipping Marina Station Rd and Prince Edward Rd
  • 2014 (28 Sep): Route Amendments in Marina South Area: Amended from Maxwell Rd / Straits View to ply Robinson Rd and Marina Blvd towards Ang Mo Kio, calling at four additional bus stops. Bus stop 03539 Aft Marina Station Road along Central Blvd relocated for Service 133 towards Shenton Way Terminal.

Past Routings:

  • Refer to this article
  • 2014: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2014.


External Links:

  • TransitLink E-Guide
  • SGWiki – Buses

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