SBS Transit Bus Service 162 / 162M

SBS Transit Bus Service 162 is a trunk service plying between Yio Chu Kang Int and Shenton Way Ter, passing through Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Sin Ming, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall, Fullerton Road and Shenton Way. Its route variant Service 162M, loops at Suntec City, and operates during weekday nights, Saturday afternoons and Sundays.

Bus Service 162 will be amended to serve the relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal from 25 Jun 2017.


Route:

Route Details for Bus Service 162 (Click to expand)
Bus Service 162: Yio Chu Kang ↔ Shenton Way
Direction 1
Towards Shenton Way
Direction 2
Towards Yio Chu Kang
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Yio Chu Kang Int NS15
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
    – Anderson JC
    – Bef Ang Mo Kio Lib
    – Courts Ang Mo Kio
    – Bef Al-Muttaqin Mque
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 700B
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Blk 422
    – Blk 420
    – Opp Christ The King Ch
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Bishan Pk
    – Opp Blk 217
  • Bishan St 22
    – Opp Blk 203
    – Bishan Nth Shop Mall
    – Blk 257
  • Sin Ming Ave
    – CityCab
    – Bef Bright Hill Tp
    – Blk 407
    – Ai Tong Sch
    – Blk 454
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – Aft Windsor Pk Rd
    – Opp Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Jln Todak
    – Thomson CC
    – Shunfu Est CC16
    – Opp St. Theresa’s Home
  • Thomson Rd
    – Mt Alvernia Hosp
    – Opp MediaCorp CC17
    – SLF Cplx
    – Opp S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp Old Police Academy
    – Thomson Flyover
    – Opp Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Novena Lodge
    – Novena Stn Exit B NS20
  • Newton Rd
    – Hotel Royal
    – Newton Life Ch
  • Scotts Rd
    – Newton Stn Exit B NS21DT11
    – Env Bldg
    – Far East Plaza
  • Orchard Rd
    – Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza NS22
    – Opp Mandarin Orchard NS23
    – Concorde Hotel S’pore
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1
  • Bras Basah Rd
    – Rendezvous Hotel S’pore DT21
    – NTUC Income Ctr CC2
    – Raffles Hotel EW13NS25 CC3
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Opp War Memorial Pk CC3
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront EW14NS26
  • Raffles Quay
    – One Raffles Quay
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp MAS Bldg EW15
    – Shenton Way Ter
  • Shenton Way
    – Shenton Way Ter
  • Keppel Rd (Express)
  • Anson Rd
    – Hub Synergy Pt
  • Robinson Rd
    – Aft Capital Twr EW15
    – Raffles Pl Stn Exit F EW14NS26
  • Fullerton Rd
    – Fullerton Sq EW14NS26
  • Esplanade Dr
    – Esplanade Bridge CC3
  • Stamford Rd
    – Capitol Bldg EW13NS25
    – SMU CC2
  • Orchard Rd
    – YMCA
  • Penang Rd
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1
    – Winsland Hse
  • Somerset Rd
    – Somerset Stn NS23
  • Orchard Turn
    – Opp Ngee Ann City
    – Opp Orchard Stn/ION NS22
  • Scotts Rd
    – Royal Plaza On Scotts
    – Opp Env Bldg
    – Newton Stn Exit A NS21DT11
  • Newton Rd
    – Opp Newton Life Ch
    – Opp Hotel Royal
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp Novena Ch NS20
    – Novena Lodge
    – Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
    – Old Police Academy
    – S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp SLF Cplx
    – MediaCorp CC17
    – MacRitchie Reservoir
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Home
    – Opp Shunfu Est CC16
    – Bef Thomson Ridge
    – Bef Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Windsor Pk Rd
  • Sin Ming Ave
    – Opp Blk 454
    – Opp Ai Tong Sch
    – Bishan Pk Sec Sch
    – Opp Bright Hill Tp
    – Opp CityCab
  • Bishan St 22
    – Blk 245
    – Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
    – Blk 202
  • Bishan Rd
    – Blk 210
    – Bishan Pk
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Blk 332
    – Blk 354
    – Blk 346
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 322
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
    – Opp Al-Muttaqin Mque
    – Opp Courts Ang Mo Kio
    – Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
    – Opp Anderson JC
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Yio Chu Kang Int NS15

Note:

  • No alighting at Shenton Way Bus Terminal
 
Route Details for Bus Service 162M (Click to expand)
Bus Service 162M: Yio Chu Kang ↺ Temasek Ave (Loop)
From Yio Chu Kang
Looping at Temasek Ave
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Yio Chu Kang Int NS15
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
    – Anderson JC
    – Bef Ang Mo Kio Lib
    – Courts Ang Mo Kio
    – Bef Al-Muttaqin Mque
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 700B
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Blk 422
    – Blk 420
    – Opp Christ The King Ch
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Bishan Pk
    – Opp Blk 217
  • Bishan St 22
    – Opp Blk 203
    – Bishan Nth Shop Mall
    – Blk 257
  • Sin Ming Ave
    – CityCab
    – Bef Bright Hill Tp
    – Blk 407
    – Ai Tong Sch
    – Blk 454
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – Aft Windsor Pk Rd
    – Opp Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Jln Todak
    – Thomson CC
    – Shunfu Est CC16
    – Opp St. Theresa’s Home
  • Thomson Rd
    – Mt Alvernia Hosp
    – Opp MediaCorp CC17
    – SLF Cplx
    – Opp S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp Old Police Academy
    – Thomson Flyover
    – Opp Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Novena Lodge
    – Novena Stn Exit B NS20
  • Newton Rd
    – Hotel Royal
    – Newton Life Ch
  • Scotts Rd
    – Newton Stn Exit B NS21DT11
    – Env Bldg
    – Far East Plaza
  • Orchard Rd
    – Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza NS22
    – Opp Mandarin Orchard NS23
    – Concorde Hotel S’pore
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1
  • Bras Basah Rd
    – Rendezvous Hotel S’pore DT21
    – NTUC Income Ctr CC2
    – Raffles Hotel EW13NS25 CC3
  • Temasek Blvd
    – Suntec Convention Ctr
  • Temasek Ave
    – Promenade Stn CC4DT15
    – Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Raffles Ave
    – Seating Gallery
    – The Esplanade
  • Stamford Rd
    – Capitol Bldg EW13NS25
    – SMU CC2
  • Orchard Rd
    – YMCA
  • Penang Rd
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1
    – Winsland Hse
  • Somerset Rd
    – Somerset Stn NS23
  • Orchard Turn
    – Opp Ngee Ann City
    – Opp Orchard Stn/ION NS22
  • Scotts Rd
    – Royal Plaza On Scotts
    – Opp Env Bldg
    – Newton Stn Exit A NS21DT11
  • Newton Rd
    – Opp Newton Life Ch
    – Opp Hotel Royal
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp Novena Ch NS20
    – Novena Lodge
    – Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
    – Old Police Academy
    – S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp SLF Cplx
    – MediaCorp CC17
    – MacRitchie Reservoir
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Home
    – Opp Shunfu Est CC16
    – Bef Thomson Ridge
    – Bef Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Windsor Pk Rd
  • Sin Ming Ave
    – Opp Blk 454
    – Opp Ai Tong Sch
    – Bishan Pk Sec Sch
    – Opp Bright Hill Tp
    – Opp CityCab
  • Bishan St 22
    – Blk 245
    – Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
    – Blk 202
  • Bishan Rd
    – Blk 210
    – Bishan Pk
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Blk 332
    – Blk 354
    – Blk 346
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 322
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
    – Opp Al-Muttaqin Mque
    – Opp Courts Ang Mo Kio
    – Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
    – Opp Anderson JC
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Yio Chu Kang Int NS15

 

Technical Information
Service SBS Transit Bus Service 162
SBS Transit Bus Service 162M
Route WAB_logo_20px
Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange  Shenton Way Bus Terminal Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Sin Ming, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall, Fullerton Rd, Shenton Way Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Sin Ming, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall, Bras Basah, Suntec City
Route Length 20.9 km (D1) | 21.9 km (D2) 39.0 km
Travelling Time
85 mins 150 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Seletar Bus Depot (SEDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
0530 1800 (Weekdays)
0600 1300 (Saturdays)
1818 2330 (Weekdays)
1315 2330 (Saturdays)
0600 2330 (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Shenton Way
0630 1930 (Weekdays)
0630 1420 (Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1
Loop Service
0630 – 0830: 10 – 14 mins
0831 – 1659: 08 – 17 mins
1700 – 1900: 09 – 10 mins
After 1900: NA
0630 – 0830: 11 – 13 mins
0831 – 1659: 12 – 17 mins
1700 – 1900: 15 mins
After 1900: 14 – 18 mins
Direction 2
 
0630 – 0830: 13 – 15 mins
0831 – 1659: 07 – 18 mins
1700 – 1900: 14 – 18 mins
After 1900: 19 mins
 

Route History

Service 162 connects residential towns of Ang Mo Kio, Bishan and Thomson to the Central districts of Orchard Road, Bras Basah and Shenton Way. During selected times, Service 162M will operate, skipping Shenton Way and looping at Suntec City.

MRT Stations Served:

 

Special Departures:

  • Thomson Rd (MacRitchie Reservoir)  Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays (sv162): 0600hrs, 0610hrs, 0620hrs, 0629hrs, 0638hrs, 0647hrs, 0657hrs
    Saturdays (sv162): 0600hrs, 0614hrs, 0628hrs, 0641hrs, 0654hrs
    Sundays/PHs (sv162M): 0600hrs, 0614hrs, 0628hrs, 0642hrs, 0656hrs, 0709hrs

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


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 2001 (Feb – Nov): Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 (Nov) – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Seletar Bus Package.

History:

  • 2001 (25 Feb): Introduced by SBS between Yio Chu Kang Terminal and Shenton Way (Loop), operating on Weekdays & Saturdays (in the day). Route variant Service 162# also introduced to loop at Suntec City during weeknights, Saturday evenings, Sundays and Public Holidays (whole day).
  • 2001 (16 Dec): Amended to terminate at Shenton Way Terminal. Operation hours of Service 162# brought forward to after 1pm on Saturdays. Also began calling at previously skipped stops along Bishan Rd, Upp Thomson Rd and Newton Rd.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 162# was directly renumbered to Service 162M with no route changes.
  • 2011 (07 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2017 (25 Jun): Service 162 Amended to relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal

Past Routings:

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