SBS Transit Service 401

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SBS Transit Service 401 is a trunk route serving East Coast Park, running from Bedok Interchange to East Coast Park via Marine Parade and Old Airport Road.

Route Information
Route Bedok Bus Interchange ↺ Fort Road (Loop)
Passes Through Siglap Rd, Marine Parade, Old Airport
Route Length 25.3km
Travelling Time 85mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Other spare single-deck buses from BNDEP
Departure Times from T1 1400 – 2200 (Saturdays)
1000 – 2000 (Sundays/PHs)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: —
0831-1659: 20 – 25 mins
1700-1930: 22 – 23 mins
After 1930: 22 – 23 mins

Route History

Service 401 serves East Coast Park with connections to Bedok, Marine Parade and Old Airport. The route plies East Coast Park Service Road between Fort Road and Bedok South Avenue 1 (Laguna flyover), for the convenience of commuters heading to East Coast Park. The service only operates on Saturdays, Sundays and Eves of Public Holidays.

Demand is moderate to high with park-goers relying on the service between East Coast Park and Bedok, Dakota and Mountbatten MRT stations. The route also compliments Service 31 between Marine Parade Road and Old Airport Road.

Formerly designated as a Parks service in 2005 (serving East Coast Park), it was reverted back to a normal trunk route in 2009. The route graphic produced by SBS Transit reflects Guillemard Road, which was served only between 2006 and 2008 when part of Old Airport Road was closed for Dakota Station construction (Circle MRT Line).

Fare: See Fare Table.

Fleet: Service 401′s fleet comprises of a variety of single-deck buses, with Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro buses being the most common.

Route Information:

Loop Service (via Fort Road)
  1. Bedok Interchange
    Bedok North Ave 1
  2. New Upp Changi Rd (opp Blk 32)
  3. New Upp Changi Rd (opp Chai Chee Ind Pk)
  4. Siglap Rd (Flamingo Valley)
  5. Siglap Rd (opp Cheviot Hill)
  6. Siglap Rd (aft Elite Pk Ave)
  7. Siglap Rd (bef Sekolah Indonesia)
  8. Siglap Rd (opp Mandarin Gdns)
  9. Siglap Link (Siglap Link)
    East Coast Parkway
    Bedok South Ave 1 (Laqguna Flyover)
  10. East Coast Park Service Rd (Cable Ski Pk)
  11. East Coast Park Service Rd (bef CP D5)
  12. East Coast Park Service Rd (Island Resort S’pore)
  13. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp Victoria JC)
  14. East Coast Park Service Rd (Tennis Ctr)
  15. East Coast Park Service Rd (Regent Bowl)
    Still Rd Sth (Marine Parade flyover)
  16. Marine Parade Rd (bet Blks 72/74)
  17. Marine Parade Rd (Parkway Parade)
  18. Amber Rd (Amber Gdn)
  19. Tg Katong Rd (aft Katong PO)
  20. Tg Katong Rd (opp Tg Katong Girls’ Sch)
  21. Dunman Rd (Northlight Sch)
  22. Old Airport Rd (Blk 62)
  23. Old Airport Rd (Blk 22)
  1. Old Airport Rd (Blk 22)
  2. Mountbatten Rd (Blk 2)
  3. Mountbatten Rd (bef Wilkinson Rd)
  4. Fort Rd (opp Fort Gdns)
  5. East Coast Park Service Rd (CP B1)
  6. East Coast Park Service Rd (Tg Katong Flyover)
  7. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp Playground @ Big Splash)
  8. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp Singa Inn)
  9. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp CP C3)
  10. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp CP C4)
  11. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp Island Resort S’pore)
  12. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp Pond)
  13. East Coast Park Service Rd (opp Cable Ski Pk)
    East Coast Parkway
    Bedok South Ave 1 (Laqguna Flyover)
  14. Marine Parade Rd (Lagoon View)
  15. Marine Parade Rd (Laguna Pk)
  16. Marine Parade Rd (Victoria Sch)
  17. Siglap Rd (opp Sekolah Indonesia)
  18. Siglap Rd (bef Elite Pk Ave)
  19. Siglap Rd (bef Siglap Dr)
  20. New Upp Changi Rd (Chai Chee Ind Pk)
  21. New Upp Changi Rd (Blk 32)
    Bedok North Ave 1
  22. Bedok Interchange

Operator History:

  • 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.



  • 1976: Introduced from Kg Chai Chee to Big Splash (Loop), operating on Sundays and Public Holidays only
  • 1985 (08 Sep): Amended to Bedok Int, with the closure of Chai Chee Terminal.
  • 1989 (03 Sep): Extended along East Coast Park Service Rd to loop at Fort Rd, serving East Coast Park Service Rd in both directions
  • 2003 (07 Jun): Extended to ply Orchard Rd and loop at Tomlinson Road on a trial basis
  • 2004 (04 Dec): Shortened to its present route of looping at Fort Rd plying Marine Parade Rd, Amber Rd, Tanjong Katong Rd, Old Airport Rd & Mountbatten Rd. No longer serves the full stretch of East Coast Park Rd in both directions. Operations extended to Saturdays.
  • 2005 (14 Nov): Classified as a Parks Service
  • 2006 (19 Mar) to 2008 (28 Dec): Amended to ply Guillemard Camp Rd, Guillemard Rd and Cassia Link due to due to the closure of part of Dunman Rd/Old Airport Rd for Circle Line construction
  • 2009 (15 Mar): Reverted back to normal trunk service.

Past Routings:

  • Refer to this article
  • 2004: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2004.


External Links & References:

  • TransitLink E-Guide

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