SBS Transit Bus Service 157

SBS Transit Bus Service 157 is a trunk service plying between Toa Payoh Interchange and Boon Lay Interchange, passing through Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, Lornie, Bukit Timah, Bukit Batok, and Jurong East/West Avenue 1.

Bus Service 157 will call at relocated bus stop along Bukit Batok Rd from 23 Apr 2017.


Route:

Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 157: Toa Payoh ↔ Boon Lay
Direction 1
Towards Boon Lay
Direction 2
Towards Toa Payoh
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Int NS19
    – Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
  • Lor 4 Toa Payoh
    – Opp Blk 73
    – Jackson Sq
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 237
  • Braddell Rd
    – Aft Muhajirin Mque
    – Blk 1004
    – Aft Bishan Rd
    – Braddell View
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp MacRitchie Reservoir
  • Lornie Rd
    – Bef Andrew Rd
    – LP 57
    – Bef Wallace Way
    – Aft Lornie Wk
  • Adam Rd
    – Opp SICC
    – Aft The Japanese Assn
    – Opp S’pore Bible Coll
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Bef Crown Ctr
    – Coronation Plaza
    – Tan Kah Kee Stn DT8
    – Chinese High Sch
    – Opp Natl JC
    – Sixth Ave Stn DT7
    – Sixth Ave Ctr
    – Aft Maple Ave
    – The Tessarina
    – The Nexus
    – King Albert Pk Stn DT6
    – King Albert Pk
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – Pei Hwa Presby Pr Sch
  • Jln Jurong Kechil
    – Beauty World Stn Exit C DT5
    – Blk 18
    – Signature Pk Condo
    – Opp The Hillford
    – Bef Bt Batok East Ave 6
  • Bt Batok East Ave 6
    – Opp Autobacs
    – Blk 288C
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
    – Keming Pr Sch
    – Blk 229
  • Bt Batok Ctrl
    – Blk 628 NS2
  • Bt Batok West Ave 3
    – Bt Batok Polyclinic
    – Blk 140
    – Princess E Pr Sch
  • Bt Batok Rd
    – Bef PIE
  • Jurong Town Hall Rd
    – Blk 253
  • Jurong East Ave 1
    – Parc Oasis
    – Blk 347
    – Opp Jurong Polyclinic
  • Jurong West Ave 1
    – Blk 490
    – Blk 463
    – Blk 457
    – Blk 502
    – Blk 536
  • Corporation Rd
    – Opp Jurong JC
  • Jurong West Ave 2
    – Opp St. Joseph’s Home
  • Jln Boon Lay
    – Blk 263
    – Opp Blk 695
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
    – Boon Lay Int EW27
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
    – Boon Lay Int EW27
  • Jln Boon Lay
    – Blk 695
    – Blk 680C
  • Jurong West Ave 2
    – St. Joseph’s Home
  • Corporation Rd
    – Jurong JC
  • Jurong West Ave 1
    – Blk 538
    – Blk 454
    – Blk 441
    – Blk 425
    – Blk 422
  • Jurong East Ave 1
    – Jurong Polyclinic
    – Blk 316
    – Opp Parc Oasis
  • Jurong Town Hall Rd
    – Blk 303
  • Bt Batok Rd
    – Aft PIE
  • Bt Batok West Ave 3
    – Opp Princess E Pr Sch
    – Opp Blk 140
    – Opp Blk 127
  • Bt Batok Ctrl
    – Opp Blk 628 NS2
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
    – Blk 231
    – Blk 283
  • Bt Batok East Ave 6
    – Ch of St. Mary
    – Autobacs
  • Jln Jurong Kechil
    – Aft Bt Batok East Ave 6
    – The Hillford
    – Aft Chun Tin Rd
    – Opp Blk 19
    – Opp Beauty World Stn DT5
    – Goh & Goh Bldg
  • Jln Anak Bt
    – Opp Bt Timah Plaza
  • Dunearn Rd
    – Opp King Albert Pk Stn DT6
    – Hua Guan Gdn DT6
    – Opp The Nexus
    – Aft Swiss Club Rd
    – Opp Sixth Ave Stn DT7
    – Aft Jln Naga Sari
    – Natl JC
    – Opp Tan Kah Kee Stn DT8
    – Opp Coronation Plaza
  • Adam Rd
    – S’pore Bible Coll
    – Opp The Japanese Assn
    – Bef SICC
  • Lornie Rd
    – Aft SICC
    – Aft Wallace Way
    – LP 52
    – Opp Andrew Rd
  • Thomson Rd
    – MacRitchie Reservoir
  • Braddell Rd
    – Opp Braddell View
    – Bef Bishan Rd
    – Opp Blk 1004
    – Opp Blk 998
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 1
  • Lor 4 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 56
    – Blk 73
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
    – Toa Payoh Int NS19
Technical Information
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Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↔ Boon Lay Bus Interchange  
Passes Through Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, Braddel/Lornie Rd, Bukit Timah, Jln Jurong Kechil, Bukit Batok, Jurong West Ave 1 and 2
Route Length 25.1 km (D1) | 24.7 km (D2)
Travelling Time 66 – 97 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Toa Payoh
0510 – 2330 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0535 – 2330 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Boon Lay
0530 – 0000 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0545 – 0000 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1
 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 10 mins
After 1900: 11 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 12 mins
After 1900: 11 – 17 mins

Route History

Service 157 is a residential route linking the residential and suburban areas of Jurong West, Bukit Batok, Bukit Timah and Toa Payoh. The service provides bus connections to many institutions along the Bukit Timah academic belt, as well as serving important inter-town connections along its catchment areas.

The service provides the only link between Bukit Timah and Toa Payoh Estate. In addition, it serves Bukit Batok Town Centre and Jln Jurong Kechil, providing alternatives for commuters who would otherwise rely on Express 506 (or Service 985 with transfer) between Bukit Batok and Toa Payoh. It provides the Boon Lay – Bukit Batok connection along with Service 174 and 187.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Bt Batok East Ave 3 (Keming Pri Sch)  Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0540hrs, 0545hrs
  • Jurong West Ave 1 (Blk 463) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0510hrs, 0523hrs, 0536hrs, 0549hrs
    Saturdays:
    0510hrs, 0523hrs, 0535hrs, 0547hrs
    Sundays/Public Holidays:
    0515hrs, 0535hrs, 0555hrs, 0615hrs

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:

  • 1972 – 1973: United 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 (22 Jun): Introduced between Lor 1 Toa Payoh and Jurong Shipyard, operated by United Bus Company
  • 1971 (02 Aug): Amended to Toa Payoh Town Centre
  • 1978 (01 Jun): Shortened to Jurong Int
  • 1989 (27 Aug): Amended to serve Jurong East/West New Town via Jurong East/West Ave 1, Corporation Road.
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to Boon Lay Interchange
  • 2013 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2017 (23 Apr): Calls at relocated bus stop 43453 Aft PIE along Bukit Batok Rd

Past Routings:

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