SBS Transit Bus Service 168

SBS Transit Bus Service 168 is a trunk service plying between Bedok Interchange and Woodlands Interchange, passing through Bedok Reservoir, Tampines, Tampines Expressway and Seletar Expressway. Much of this route covers express sector along the TPE/SLE corridor.


^ SBST Volvo B9TL Wright (SBS7663S) – Service 168

Route Information
Route Bedok Bus Interchange ↔ Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Bedok North, Tampines, TPE, SLE, Woodlands Ave 2
Route Length 30.8km (D1) | 30.1km (D2)
Travelling Time 85mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from T1 0530 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0600 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
Departure Times from T2 0530 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0600 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 05 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 11 mins
1700-1930: 04 – 09 mins
After 1930: 11 – 13 mins
0630-0830: 06 – 08 mins
0831-1659: 05 – 11 mins
1700-1930: 08 – 09 mins
After 1930: 08 – 12 mins

Route History

Service 168 is a residential inter-town route connecting Bedok and Tampines towns with Woodlands along the Tampines Expressway corridor. The route incorporates a long express sector (~20km) between Tampines Avenue 10 and Woodlands Avenue 2 along Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Seletar Expressway (SLE), but with an intermediate stop each at Tampines Expressway Bus Interchange & Jalan Kayu.

As the fastest bus link between Bedok / Tampines and Woodlands, Service 168 benefits from fairly high demand throughout the day. Service 969 offers an alternative route between Tampines and Woodlands, but takes a longer journey via Yishun.

Special Departures:

  • Tampines Avenue 1 (SAFRA Tampines)  Woodlands Int
    Weekdays: 0530hrs

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

Fleet: Service 168′s fleet comprises Volvo B9TL Wrights, with additional busesadded under the BSEP scheme. Single-deck buses make their occasional appearance.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Bedok Int
  • Bedok North St 1
  • Bedok North Ave 3
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
  • Tampines Ave 1
  • Tampines Ave 5
  • Tampines Ave 4
  • Tampines Ave 7
  • Tampines Ave 9
  • Tampines Ave 10
  • Tampines E’way
  • Jln Kayu
  • Woodlands Ave 2
  • Woodlands Reg Int
  • Woodlands Reg Int
  • Woodlands Ave 2
  • Jln Kayu
  • Tampines E’way
  • Tampines Ave 10
  • Tampines Ave 9
  • Tampines Ave 7
  • Tampines Ave 4
  • Tampines Ave 5
  • Tampines Ave 1
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
  • Bedok North Ave 3
  • Bedok North St 1
  • Bedok North Int
  • Bedok Int
Service 168 at a glance

Service 168 at a glance. TPE (Punggol Rd) stop not shown.

Operator History:

  • 2001 (Apr – Nov): Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 (Nov) – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

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History:

  • 2001 (14 Apr): Introduced as a trunk service between Bedok Int and Woodlands Regional Int with express sector via TPE/SLE.
  • 2001: Enhanced to call at additional pair of stops (68111 & 68119) along Jln Kayu.
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Amended to Bedok Temp Int
  • 2012 (11 Mar): Calls at new bus stop along Bedok North Interchange (Block 204)
  • 2012 (26 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the BSEP scheme
  • 2014 (05 Oct): Calls at Tampines Expressway (Punggol Road) Bus Interchange
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Amended to the new Bedok Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2015 (08 Nov): Calls at a new pair of bus stops along Tampines Ave 9

Past Routings:

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Videos:

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External Links & References:

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