SBS Transit Bus Service 183


SBS Transit Bus Service 183 is a trunk route running from Jurong East Interchange and looping at Science Park Road, passing through Toh Guan Road, Toh Tuck Avenue, Clementi MRT, Clementi Road and Pasir Panjang Road.

Route Information
Route Jurong East Bus Interchange ↺ Science Park Road (Loop)  
Passes Through Toh Guan Rd, Toh Tuck Ave, Clementi MRT, Clementi Rd, Pasir Panjang Rd
Route Length 22.4km
Travelling Time 110 – 115 mins
Operator Information
GCM Route Package
Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Volvo B9TL

12-metre Single Deck Bus
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from T1 0600 – 2330 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 05 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 16 mins
1700-1930: 04 – 09 mins
After 1930: 16 – 19 mins

Route History

Service 183 is both a residential and an industrial route, serving housing estates around Toh Guan, Clementi and Pasir Panjang, as well as industries along Toh Guan Road East, Toh Tuck, and Singapore Science Park II. The route connects these areas to Clementi Town Centre and Jurong East Regional Centre.

This service experiences high demand during the peak hours from the various industries along its route, and as such, operates a proportionately large split-shift fleet to cope with increased passenger loading.

Special Departures:

  • Clementi Road (Opp Kent Ridge Ter)  Jurong East Int
    Daily: 0625hrs

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 183B: Jurong East Int → Toh Tuck Ave (Ulu Pandan R.I. Plant)
    Weekdays AM Peak, 0716 – 0842
    Frequency of 7 – 11 mins

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

Fleet: Service 183′s fleet comprises Volvo B9TL Wright and Scania K230UB buses. Additional Volvo B9TL Wright buses were added under the BSEP scheme.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • Jurong East Temp Int
  • Jurong East Central
  • Toh Guan Rd
  • Toh Guan Rd East
  • Toh Tuck Link
  • Toh Tuck Ave
  • Commonwealth Ave West
  • Clementi Rd
  • Pasir Panjang Rd
  • Science Park Rd
  • Science Park Rd
  • Pasir Panjang Rd
  • Clementi Rd
  • Commonwealth Ave West
  • Toh Tuck Ave
  • Toh Tuck Link
  • Toh Guan Rd East
  • Toh Guan Rd
  • Jurong East Central
  • Jurong East Temp Int

Operator History:

  • 2004 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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



  • 2004 (22 Aug): Introduced by SBST to ply between Jurong East and Kent Ridge Ter via Toh Guan Rd East and Commonwealth Ave West.
  • 2005 (03 Oct): Extended to loop at Science Park Rd, skipping Kent Ridge Bus Terminal.
  • 2008 (01 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2010 (16 Aug): New short trip service 183B introduced from Jurong East to Toh Tuck Ave
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)

Past Routings:

  • Refer to this article
  • 2005: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2005.


External Links & References:

  • TransitLink E-Guide
  • SGWiki – Buses

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