SBS Transit Bus Service 124

SBS Transit Bus Service 124 is a trunk route between St Michael’s Ter and HarbourFront Int, passing through Moulmein, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Clarke Quay, Outram Park, Telok Blangah Way and Telok Blangah Heights.


 

Route:

Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 124:  Saint Michael’s ↔ Harbourfront
 Direction 1
Towards Harbourfront
RED Plate
 Direction 2
Towards Saint Michael’s
White Plate
  • Whampoa Rd
    St. Michael’s Ter
    – Blk 114
  • Jln Bahagia
    – Blk 29
    – Bet Blks 33/34
  • Kim Keat Rd
    – Opp NKF
    – Opp Jumbo Ind Bldg
  • Balestier Rd
    – Opp Balestier Pt
    – Opp Balestier Twrs
  • Moulmein Rd
    – Opp Tan Tock Seng Hosp
    – St. Michael’s Sch  NS20 
  • Newton Rd
    – Hotel Royal
    – Newton Life Ch
  • Newton Circus (Express)
  • Scotts Rd
    – Newton Stn  NS21   DT11 
    – Env Bldg
    – Far East Plaza
  • Orchard Rd
    – Tang Plaza  NS22 
    – Opp Mandarin Orchard  NS23 
    – Concorde Hotel S’pore
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn  NS24  NE6  CC1 
  • Bras Basah Rd
    – Rendezvous Hotel S’pore  DT21 
  • North Bridge Rd
    – St. Andrew’s Cath  EW13  NS25 
    – Opp The Treasury
  • South Bridge Rd
    – Boat Quay
  • Upp Cross St
    – Opp Hong Lim Cplx  NE4  DT19 
  • New Bridge Rd
    – New Bridge Ctr  NE4  DT19 
    – Opp Pearl’s Ctr  EW16  NE3 
    – Outram Pk Stn  EW16  NE3 
    – Opp New Bridge Rd Ter  EW16  NE3 
  • Kg Bahru Rd
    – Aft Blair Rd
    – Melati Blk 2
    – Opp St. Teresa’s Ch
    – Keppel DP Blk 519
  • Lower Delta Rd
    – Bef Telok Blangah Rise
    – Blk 40
  • Telok Blangah Way
    – Blk 27
    – Al-Amin Mque
    – Opp Blk 11
  • Henderson Rd
    – Bef Telok Blangah Hts
  • Telok Blangah Heights
    – Blk 59
    – Bef Telok Blangah St 32
    – Blk 85
  • Telok Blangah St 31 (Express)
  • Telok Blangah Drive
    – Telok Blangah Mkt/FC
    – Blk 50
  • Henderson Rd (Express)
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    – Bef Chr Community Chapel
    – Bef Seah Im Rd
  • Seah Im Road
    HarbourFront Int  NE1  CC29 
  • Seah Im Road
    HarbourFront Int  NE1  CC29 
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    – Caribbean at Keppel Bay
    – Opp Chr Community Chapel
  • Henderson Rd (Express)
  • Telok Blangah Drive
    – Aft Blk 48
    – Opp Telok Blangah Mkt/FC
  • Telok Blangah St 31 (Express)
  • Telok Blangah Heights
    – Opp Blk 85
    – Aft Telok Blangah St 32
    – Opp Blk 59
  • Henderson Rd
    – Aft Telok Blangah Hts
  • Telok Blangah Way
    – Blk 25
    – Opp Blk 27
  • Lower Delta Rd
    – Blk 105
  • Kg Bahru Rd
    – Opp Keppel DP Blk 519
    – St. Teresa’s Ch
    – Opp Melati Blk 2
    – Aft Jln Bt Merah
    – Bef Hosp Dr  EW16  NE3 
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    – Bef Outram Rd  EW16  NE3 
    – Pearl’s Ctr  EW16  NE3 
    – People’s Pk Ctr  NE4  DT19 
    – Clarke Quay Stn  NE5 
  • Hill St
    – Old Hill St Police Stn
    – Stamford Ct  EW13  NS25 
  • Stamford Rd
    – SMU  CC2 
  • Orchard Rd
    – YMCA
  • Penang Rd
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn  NS24  NE6  CC1 
    – Winsland Hse
  • Somerset Rd
    – Somerset Stn  NS23 
  • Grange Rd (Express)
  • Orchard Link (Express)
  • Orchard Turn
    – Opp Ngee Ann City  NS22 
    – Orchard Stn  NS22 
  • Orchard Blvd (Express)
  • Paterson Rd (Express)
  • Scotts Rd
    – Royal Plaza On Scotts
    – Opp Env Bldg
    – Newton Stn  NS21   DT11 
  • Newton Circus (Express)
  • Newton Rd
    – Opp Newton Life Ch
    – Opp Hotel Royal
  • Moulmein Rd
    – Revival Ctr Ch  NS20 
    – Natl Skin Ctr
  • Balestier Rd
    – Balestier Twrs
  • Whampoa Dr
    – Blk 82
  • Jln Bahagia
    – Blk 29
    – Bet Blks 33/34
  • Whampoa Rd
    – St. Michael’s Ter
  • Bus Service 124 towards both Harbourfront and Saint Michael’s duplicates along Whampoa Road & Jalan Bahagia. Check the bus destination before boarding.
    – Buses displaying the Red 124 Plate head towards HarbourFront.
    – Buses displaying the White 124 Plate head towards Saint Michael’s.
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Saint Michael’s Bus Terminal ↔ HarbourFront Bus Interchange
Passes Through Moulmein, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Chinatown, Kampong Bahru Rd, Telok Blangah Way, Telok Blangah Heights
Route Length 18.5km (D1) | 17.6km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Saint Michael’s
0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Departure Times from Harbourfront 0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1
 Direction 2
0630-0830: 07 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 09 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 14 mins
0630-0830: 08 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 09 – 11 mins
After 1900: 10 – 13 mins

Service 124 primarily serves the residents of St. Michael’s Estate, Telok Blangah Heights and Telok Blangah Way with bus connections to the City areas of Novena, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Clarke Quay and Chinatown. As large proportions of its route serves the City areas, this route also offers various point to point connections within the City.

This service serves several bus stops in St. Michael’s Estate both times in a different directions, i.e. towards HarbourFront Int and towards St. Michael’s Ter. Red and white service plates are used to distinguish the direction of travel in addition to Electronic Display Signages (EDS) on buses. Red plate indicates buses for HarbourFront; white plate indicates buses for St. Michael’s Ter.

Formerly a loop service, 124 was extended to HarbourFront Interchange in 2013 to improve transport connectivity for residents of Telok Blangah Heights.

MRT Stations Served:

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.

Fleet: See above.


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 1971 – 1973: Amalgamated Bus Company Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.

History:

  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between St. Michael’s Est and Kampong Bahru Rd/Keppel Rd, operated by Amalgamated Bus Company 
  • 1976: Extended to loop at Telok Blangah Rise
  • 1985: Amended to St. Michael’s Ter
  • 1993 (04 Apr): Amended to ply Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd and extended to Bukit Merah Interchange via Henderson Rd with the amendment of Service 123.
  • 2003 (23 Nov): Amended to loop at Telok Blangah Dr
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Calls at Orchard Stn bus stop along Orchard Turn instead of Orchard Blvd
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013 (21 Apr): Extended to HarbourFront Interchange, no longer calls at Telok Blangah Street 32. Converted from loop service to bidirectional routing. Shortworking trip 124A and morning special departures from Telok Blangah Heights (Blk 50) withdrawn on the same day.

Past Routings:


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