SMRT Premium 546


SMRT Premium Bus Service 546 has been withdrawn from 29 August 2016. More details at our new site, Land Transport Guru.

SMRT Premium 546 is a Premium service operated by SMRT Buses from Geylang Bahru and Shenton Way. The route passes through Lorong 1 Geylang, Nicoll Highway and Fullerton, operating one trip in the morning.

Route Information
Route Geylang Bahru (Blk 73) → Shenton Way (opp MAS Building)
Passes Through Lor 1 Geylang, Nicoll Highway, Fullerton
Route Length 8.0km
Travelling Time 20mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SMRT Buses
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Other spare buses
Departure Times from T1 0810 – 0810 (Weekdays)
Frequency Unidirectional Service



Premium 546 route diagram published by SMRT

Introduced in 2008, Premium 546 serves the estates of Kallang Bahru and Kallang Heights with bus connections to Nicoll Highway and Shenton Way, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. At the same time, SBS Transit’s Service 107 also offers connections between Kallang Bahru and Shenton Way at a cheaper price (normal fares), and Kallang Heights is situated close to Kallang MRT where train fares are much cheaper than Premium fares. The steep fares and cheaper alternatives make Premium 546 a more expensive alternative route to the city, but passengers get to enjoy the luxury benefits of Premium travel.

One trip is operated in the mornings, departing Geylang Bahru (Blk 73) at 8:10am on weekdays. Demand for the service is low due to the presence of many alternative routes.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Fare: Flat fare of $4.50. Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.

Fleet: Premium 546 operates on a crossover slot from Service 853, with a Mercedes-Benz Citaro commonly seen on the route.

Route Information:

Geylang Bahru (Bus stop outside Blk 73)

Geylang Bahru (Bus stop outside Blk 82)

Upper Boon Keng Road (Bus stop before Blk 19)

Upper Boon Keng Road (Bus stop outside Blk 3B)

Lorong 1 Geylang (Bus stop between Blk 2B/2C)

Sims Avenue (Bus stop after Lorong 1 Geylang)
Sims Way (Non-stop)

Nicoll Highway (Bus stop outside Nicoll Highway MRT Station)

Nicoll Highway (Bus stop outside Suntec City)

Nicoll Highway (Bus stop outside One Raffles Link)

Collyer Quay (Bus stop outside Clifford Pier)

Shenton Way (Bus stop outside UIC Building)

Shenton Way (Bus stop opposite Temasek Tower)

Shenton Way (Bus stop opposite MAS Building)



Premium 546 at a glance

Operator History:

2008 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

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



2008 (04 Apr): Introduced as a Premium Service from Geylang Bahru → Shenton Way. Charges a flat fare of $3.00. Two trips departing at 0825hrs and 0835hrs

???: Reduced to one trip, departure re-timed to 0810hrs

Late 2011?: Fare revised to $3.50

2014 (04 Aug): Fare revision to $4.50


External Links:


TransitLink E-guide

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