SBS Transit Bus Service 117

SBS Transit Bus Service 117 is a trunk service plying between Sembawang and Punggol Interchanges, passing through Canberra, Yishun, Seletar West Link and Punggol West. It connects Seletar Aerospace Park to residential estates and transport nodes, as well as shopping centres such as Waterway Point, Northpoint and Sun Plaza.

Service 117 commenced operations on 20 Dec 2015 as the fifty-first (51st) bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).

Route Information:

Direction 1: Punggol to Sembawang
No Road Bus Stop Name
1 Punggol Place Punggol Temporary Interchange
2 Punggol Central Block 264
3 Punggol Way Soo Teck Station
4 Twin Waterfalls
5 Jalan Kayu Bef Seletar Camp Gate
6 Piccadilly Sing-China Building
7 Seletar Aerospace Drive Aft Baker Street
8 Bef Rolls Royce Pte Ltd
9 Rolls Royce Pte Ltd
10 Bef West Camp Road
11 West Camp Road Seletar W Camp G 3
12 Opp Youth Flying Club
13 Opp Seletar Airport
14 Bef ST Airport Services
15 Yishun Avenue 1 Bef Yishun Avenue 8
16 Aft Yishun Avenue 6
17 Opp The Shaughnessy
18 Orchid Country Club
19 Opp Block 512A
20 Opp Block 871
21 Opp Block 816
22 Yishun Avenue 2 Opp Yishun Sports Hall
23 Bef Khatib Station
24 Block 790
25 Block 763
26 Yishun Station
27 Block 154
28 Opp Darul Makmur Mosque
29 Yishun Sapphire
30 Canberra Link Opp Block 589D
31 Sembawang Way Sembawang Station
32 Sembawang Drive Sun Plaza
33 Sembawang Vista Sembawang Interchange

Direction 2: Sembawang to Punggol
No Road Bus Stop Name
1 Sembawang Vista Sembawang Interchange
2 Sembawang Drive Opp Sun Plaza
3 Sembawang Way Opp Sembawang Station
4 Canberra Link Block 589D
5 Yishun Avenue 2 Opp Yishun Sapphire
6 Darul Makmur Mosque
7 Block 220
8 Aft Northpoint Shopping Centre
9 Opp Block 757
10 Block 608
11 Opp Khatib Station
12 Yishun Sports Hall
13 Yishun Avenue 1 Block 816
14 Block 871
15 Block 512A
16 Opp Orchid Country Club
17 The Shaughnessy
18 Block 430B
19 Aft Yishun Avenue 8
20 West Camp Road Aft ST Airport Services
21 Seletar Airport
22 Youth Flying Club
23 Opp Seletar W Camp G 3
24 Seletar Aerospace Drive Aft West Camp Road
25 Opp Rolls Royce Pte Ltd
26 Aft Rolls Royce Pte Ltd
27 Bef Baker Street
28 Piccadilly Opp Sing-China Building
29 Jalan Kayu Aft Seletar Camp Gate
30 Punggol Way Aft Tampines Expressway
31 Soo Teck Station
32 Punggol Central Opp Block 264A
33 Punggol Place Punggol Temporary Interchange

 

Route Information
Route Punggol Bus Interchange Sembawang Bus Interchange WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Punggol West, Seletar Aerospace Park, West Camp Rd, Khatib MRT, Yishun MRT, Canberra Link
Route Length D1: 20.5km | D2: 20.3km
Traveling Time 55 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package
Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck buses:
– Volvo B9TL

12-metre Single Deck buses:
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro 
Departure Times from Punggol
0545 – 2330 (Daily)
Departure Times from Sembawang
0545 – 2330 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 12 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 12 – 15 mins
1700-1930: 12 – 15 mins
After 1930: 14 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 12 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 13 – 15 mins
1700-1930: 14 – 15 mins
After 1930: 14 – 15 mins
Service 117 Route Launch Poster
Service 117 Route Launch Poster

Service 117 is a alternative travel option for passengers who utilize Service 85 to travel between Punggol and Yishun towns, skipping the Sengkang residential areas entirely.

It is the first service to serve new bus stops for upcoming developments along Yishun Avenue 1, connecting future residents to Khatib MRT.

The service plies Yishun Avenue 2 and Canberra Link, providing a faster and shorter travel option between Yishun and Sembawang MRT stations as compared to Services 858 and 859.

Service 117 is also the first SBS Transit Bus Service to serve Sembawang Bus Interchange, which was previously fully served by SMRT Buses.

 

 

 

 

117sapposter
Route amendment poster

2016 Route Amendment

From 24 April 2016, Bus Service 117 will be amended to ply West Camp Rd, calling at 4 additional sets of bus stops including Seletar Airport. This enhances connectivity for Seletar Aerospace Park commuters to Sembawang and Punggol.

At West Camp Road, commuters travelling towards Sembawang / Yishun should board Bus Service 117 or 103 at Bus Stop 68181, Bef ST Airport Services while commuters travelling towards Punggol / Serangoon should board at Bus Stop 68189, Aft ST Airport Services.

 

 

 

 

Special Departures:

  • Yishun Ave 1 (Bef Yishun Ave 8) → Sembawang Int
    Daily: 0600hrs

Fares: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

 


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 20 Dec 2015 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package.

History:

  • 2015 (20 Dec): Introduced under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), plying between Punggol and Sembawang. Designated wheelchair accessible bus service at launch (WAB).
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Amended to ply West Camp Rd instead of express along Seletar West Link.

Past Routings of Service 117


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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 117

  • 12 August 2016 at 8:56 AM
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    Dear officer,

    Can we increase frequency of the bus 117? We are staying in Skies Miltonia. We need to wait for the bus ~12-15 minutes during non-peak hours. Our kids need to take this bus after school.
    Even though we have free shuttle bus, but the free shuttle bus has tea break time and is 30 minutes interval.

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