SBS Transit Bus Service 191

SBS Transit Bus Service 191 is a trunk route running from Buona Vista Terminal and looping at Media Circle, passing through North Buona Vista Road and Portsdown Road.

Service 191 was extended to loop at Mediacorp Campus, Media Circle from 6 December 2015.

SBST Mercedes-Benz Citaro (SBS6404E) - Service 191

SBST Mercedes-Benz Citaro (SBS6404E) – Service 191

Route Information
Route Buona Vista Bus Terminal ↺ Media Circle
Passes Through North Buona Vista Road, Portsdown Road
Route Length 7.5km
Travelling Time 30mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Volvo B10M Mark IV
Departure Times from T1 0630 – 2000 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 18 – 18 mins
0831-1659: 18 – 20 mins
1700-1930: 18 – 18 mins
After 1930: 18 – 18 mins

Route History

Service 191 primarily serves low-density private housing estates at Portsdown Road with connections to Buona Vista MRT and Holland. The route also serves the Fusionopolis development near one-north.

Before its BSEP addition, the service was running with only 1 bus, with one of the lowest frequencies of any bus service in Singapore. Two Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses were added under the BSEP scheme in 2013.

No boarding and alighting is allowed at Buona Vista Bus Terminal. The first and last stop of this route is 11381 Blk 10A and 11389 Blk 46 along Holland Drive respectively.

Service 191 Extension Poster

Service 191 Extension Poster

2015 Route Extension to Media Circle

With the opening of the new Mediacorp Campus at Media Circle, Service 191 was extended to loop at Media Circle, omitting a bus stop along Portsdown Avenue from 06 December 2015. This brings about connections from the new Mediacorp campus to both one-north and Buona Vista MRT Stations.








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

Fleet: See Above. Double-deck buses cannot be deployed due to low headroom at Portsdown Road.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • North Buona Vista Rd
    – Buona Vista Ter
  • Holland Dr
    – Blk 10A
  • Commonwealth Ave
    – Opp Blk 43
  • North Buona Vista Rd
    – Opp Buona Vista Stn
    – Opp Anglo-Chinese JC
  • Portsdown Rd
    – Opp one-north Stn
    – Bef Weyhill Cl
    – Opp Tanglin Trust Sch
    – Bef Whitchurch Rd
    – Bef Jln Hang Jebat
    Media Circle
    Media Walk
  • Media Circle
    – Mediacorp Campus
  • Portsdown Rd
    – Aft Whitchurch Rd
    – Tanglin Trust Sch
    – Opp Weyhill Cl
    – one-north Stn
  • North Buona Vista Rd
    – Aft Anglo-Chinese JC
    – Buona Vista Stn
  • Commonwealth Ave
    – Blk 43
  • Holland Dr
    – Blk 46
  • North Buona Vista Rd
    – Buona Vista Ter
Service 191 at a glance

Service 191 at a glance, before route extension


  • No boarding and alighting at Buona Vista Terminal.

Operator History:

  • 1988 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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



  • 1988 (29 May): Introduced from Ghim Moh to Portsdown Rd (Loop), covering deleted sectors of service 33 and 200.
  • 1991: Amended to start from Buona Vista.
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2015 (06 Dec): Extended to loop at Media Circle, skipping a bus stop along Portsdown Ave.

Past Routings:


External Links & References:

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