Welcome to the Bus Services articles section!
Here, you can find articles about individual bus services in Singapore. We consolidate bus service information from transport operators SBS Transit and SMRT, along with private operators, SGWiki and coupled with our own sources of information.
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- Basic Bus Services
- Basic-Plus Bus Services
- Premium Bus Services
- BSEP Special Bus Services
- Cross-Border Bus Services
- Jurong Island Bus Services
Basic bus services are the main form of bus services being offered in Singapore, providing daily bus connections across the island with a vast network of bus routes. There are over 250 trunk routes in Singapore, with more under planning under the Bus Services Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
Currently, basic bus services are offered by public transport operators (PTOs) SBS Transit and SMRT Buses, each with their own areas of responsibility. They usually operate between 5:00am to 1:00am the next day, with selected routes having extended operating hours during eves of Public Holidays.
There are two main forms of basic bus services: Trunk services and Feeder services. While Trunk services are spread across the island, Feeder services provide localized bus connections within a single residential estate.
Trunk Services 2 – 100:
|91||92 (M)||93||94||95||96||97||98 (M)||99||100|
Trunk Services 101 – 405:
|131 (M)||132||133||—||135||136||—||138||139 (M)||140|
|161||162/M||163 (M)||—||165||166||167||168||169||170 (A) / (X)|
Trunk Services 700 – 990:
Feeder Bus Services:
|26x||Ang Mo Kio
*Ang Mo Kio Depot
|30x||Choa Chu Kang||300||301||302||307/E||308|
In addition, Shortworking Trips are special short-haul trips that operate only along a segment of their parent route and incorporate the suffix A or B (with exceptions such as 700A). Other trunk services operating with suffixes are:
Services operating different routes without change in service number are not mentioned in the above list.
Basic-Plus Bus Services:
Basic-Plus bus services are non-basic services which serve selected niche markets and charge fares that are different from basic bus services. These services are only operated by the two basic bus operators, SBS Transit Ltd and SMRT Buses Ltd.
Due to space constraints, descriptions for individual services are not found here, but links are provided to their individual articles.
|Express Services||188E, 502, 502A, 506, 513, 518, 518A, 850E, 854E, 868, 951E, 963E, 971E, 982E|
|Fast Forward Services||10e, 14e, 30e, 74e, 89e, 97e, 151e, 174e, 196e|
|Chinatown Direct Services||CT8, CT18, CT28|
|Resorts World Sentosa||188R, 963R, RWS8|
|Bus Parallel Service||BPS1|
|NightRider Services||NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8|
|Nite Owl Services||1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N|
Premium Services: (Link)
Operated by both private and public bus operators, Premium Bus Services (PBS) offers a fully air-conditioned ride and a guaranteed seat on board. These services charge at least 1.5 times the fare of their basic bus/rail equivalents, and cater to a niche market of commuters. Most of these services ply between the Central Business District and outlying housing estates.
For simplicity, this list details Premium services operated by SBS Transit & SMRT only. A more complete list with private operators can be found here.
BSEP Special Bus Services:
Introduced as part of the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), these services bolster the existing public transport network by enhancing bus connections for commuters. City Direct services (CDS) are express bus routes between selected residential estates and the city, while Peak Period Short Services (PPSS) are supplementary bus routes operating within selected towns, plying between MRT stations and/or bus interchanges and residential estates.
|Peak Period Short Services:|
Scheme B Bus Services, as known as Supplementary Public Transport Services, are operated by private bus operators since their introduction in 1974 to supplement existing SBS bus routes. These services operate on weekdays, running forward trips during the morning peak hours, and return trips during the evening peak hours.
Midnight F1 bus services:
Jurong Island Bus Services: (Operated By Woodlands Transport)
Withdrawn bus services:
Non-revenue bus operations:
Cross Border Bus Services:
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*Striked-Off bus services are To Be Confirmed / To Be Announced and are NOT in operation.
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