SBS Transit Nite Owl 3N is a unidirectional overnight route running from Marina Centre to Choa Chu Kang North, passing through City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Bukit Batok and Choa Chu Kang. It is one of six Nite Owl routes operated by SBS Transit.
|Route||Marina Centre Bus Terminal → Choa Chu Kang North 5 (Blk 708)|
|Passes Through||City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang|
|Travelling Time||95 – 100 mins|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP) or Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)|
|Current Fleet||Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from T1||0000 – 0200 (Fridays, Saturdays, eves of Public Holidays)|
After 1930: 40 – 40 mins
Nite Owl 3N connects the city areas of Marina Centre, City Hall, River Valley and Orchard with the estates of Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang and Yew Tee. This service only operates on Fridays, Saturdays, eves of Public Holidays, with four trips on regular operating days.
The route has an express sector from Bukit Timah Rd (Little Lindia MRT) to Jalan Jurong Kechil via Bukit Timah Road. It also does not call at bus stops along Bukit Batok Road.
During festive periods such as Christmas Eve or New Years’ Eve, operating hours may be extended to 4am to cater for late-night dwellers.
|Card/Cash Fares for Nite Owl Services:|
|Between City and HDB towns
Between HDB towns
|Within HDB Town|
|Adult, PWD*, WTCS**||$4.40||$1.70|
|*PWD = Persons with Disabilities
** WTCS = WorkFare Transport Concession Scheme cardholders
Bus concession passes are not applicable for Nite Owl services.
This service charges flat fares; distance-based fares not applicable.
Nite Owl 3N uses Mercedes-Benz Citaros from either Ayer Rajah Bus Park or Bukit Batok Bus Depot. They perform supplementary trips on Service 195 before performing 3N.
Different fares apply within HDB towns and between HDB towns
- 2006 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.
- 2006 (22 Dec): Introduced as a unidirectional night service from Marina Centre to Choa Chu Kang North to replace Nite Owl 181M
- 2008 (31 Aug): Calls at bus stops within Bukit Batok before heading to Choa Chu Kang, covering lost sectors after the withdrawal of Nite Owl 8N. Enhanced to ply Jln Jurong Kechil and Bukit Batok East Ave 6 & 3/Central/West Ave 2 & 5/Road instead of BKE/Bukit Panjang Rd/Choa Chu Kang Rd, hence losing the Bukit Panjang sector.