Premium Bus Service 541

Premium Bus Service 541 is a Premium service operated by private operator Bus-Plus between Bayshore Road and Shenton Way. The route passes through Upper East Coast, Marine Parade, Mountbatten Road and Nicoll Highway, operating city-bound trips in the morning and return trips in the evening.

Route Information
Route [AM] Bayshore Road (Costa Del Sol Main Lobby) → Shenton Way (opp MAS Building)
[PM] Anson Road (Hub Synergy Point) → Bayshore Road (outside The Bayshore)
Passes Through Upper East Coast, Marine Parade, Mountbatten Rd, Nicoll Highway
Route Length 15.7km (D1) | 14.1km (D2)
Travelling Time 45mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private minibuses
Departure Times from T1 0709 – 0909 (Weekdays)
Departure Times from T2 1715 – 2005 (Weekdays)
Frequency Unidirectional Service
AM Peak: 10 – 20 mins | PM Peak: 15mins


  • 2007: Introduced as a Premium Service between Bayshore Road and Shenton Way

Premium 541 serves private estates and condominiums around Bayshore, Upper East Coast and Marine Parade with bus connections to Suntec City and Shenton Way, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. At the same time, SBS Transit’s Fast Forward 10e and 196e also offers peak hour connections between Upper East Coast / Marine Parade and Shenton Way at a cheaper price (~$2.10 adult card fare) while plying a similar route. The steep fares cater to the niche market of passengers who wish to travel in greater comfort. This route does not ply along expressways.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

Departure Times:

  • Direction 1: 0709hrs, 0719hrs, 0729hrs, 0739hrs, 0749hrs, 0759hrs, 0809hrs, 0819hrs, 0829hrs, 0839hrs, 0849hrs, 0909hrs
  • Direction 2: 1715hrs, 1730hrs, 1745hrs, 1800hrs, 1815hrs, 1830hrs, 1845hrs, 1900hrs, 1915hrs, 1930hrs, 1945hrs, 2005hrs


  • Morning Fare: $5.50; Intra-CBD: $2.00
  • Evening Fare: $5.00; Intra-CBD: $2.00 

Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.

Fleet: Premium 541 commonly operates on private minibuses like Mercedes-Benz Sprinters and Mitsubishi Rosas.

Route Information:

Direction 1 (AM Peak Towards Shenton Way)
Direction 2 (PM Peak Towards Bayshore Rd)
  • Bayshore Rd
    – Costa Del Sol Condo Main Lobby
    – Bayshore Park Condo, Outside Dolphina Club Hse
    – Outside The Bayshore Condo
  • Upp East Coast Rd
    – East Coast Ville
    – Opp Evergreen Ave
  • Bedok South Ave 1
    – Opp Eastern Lagoon II
  • Marine Parade Rd
    – Lagoon View
    – Laguna Park
    – Mandarin Gdns
    – Neptune Ct
    – CHIJ Katong Convent
    – Blk 57
    – Bet Blks 72 / 74
    – Parkway Parade
  • Amber Rd
    – Amber Gdn
    Mountbatten Rd (Express)
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Nicoll Highway Stn
    – Suntec City
    – One Raffles Link
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront
  • Raffles Quay
    – One Raffles Quay
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bdlg
    – Opp Temasek Twr
    – Opp MAS Bdlg
  • Anson Rd
    – Hub Synergy Point
    – Intl Plaza
  • Robinson Rd
    – Aft Capital Twr
    – Opp The Ogilvy Ctr
    – Opp AIA Twr
  • Fullerton Rd
    – Fullerton Sq
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Opp Suntec City
    – The Concourse
    Mountbatten Rd (Express)
  • Amber Rd
    – Opp Amber Gdn
  • Marine Parade Rd
    – Opp Parkway Parade
    – Opp Blk 72
    – CHIJ Katong Convent (Pri)
    – Opp Blk 57
    – St Patrick’s Sec Sch
    – Opp Neptune Ct
    – Opp Mandarin Gdns
    – Opp Laguna Pk
    – Hua Xin Ct
  • Bedok South Ave 1
    – Eastern Lagoon II
  • Upp East Coast Rd
    – Evergreen Gdn
    – Chai Chee Sec Sch
  • Bayshore Rd
    – Opp The Bayshore
    – Bayshore Park Condo, Outside Dolphina Club Hse


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4 thoughts on “Premium Bus Service 541

  1. Hi there, just some feedback for the 541 service. Over the past few months, there have been many occasions where the bus was entirely full by the time it reached bus stop number 5 “Upper East Coast Road (Bus stop opposite Evergreen Avenue)”, by 8.30 – 8.50am. It is a real shame that the bus is full at such an early stop.

    Was wondering if there is anything the company can do to meet the high demand for this great service? I recall at one stage two buses would run concurrently.

    Grateful for your consideration.

    Many thanks.


  2. I have been trying to catch the bus from its first stop (Synergy Hub) from Direction 2 in the evening peak hours. I have tried to adhere to your schedule above however it seems rather different from the times the bus actually shows up. It seems a little erratic.
    Can you please confirm the actual timings please.

  3. Hi there,

    Just some ongoing feedback re the capacity of the 541. It is a great service, however due to high demand it seems to fill to full capacity before the Upper East Coast Road stop (Bus stop opposite Evergreen Avenue), which is very early on in its journey. Is there is chance the service could increase its capacity during peak hours eg between 8.30 – 9am?

    Many thanks


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