SBS Transit Bus Service 163M

SBS Transit Bus Service 163M is a trunk service plying between Sengkang Interchange and looping at Sengkang West Avenue, passing through Punggol Road, Sengkang West and Fernvale Lane. It is a route variant of Service 163.


Route
Bus Service 163M: Sengkang ↺ Sengkang West Avenue (Loop)
From Sengkang
Looping at Sengkang West Ave
  • Sengkang Sq
    – Sengkang Int NE16STC
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Opp Blk 241
  • Sengkang East Way
    – Blk 250A
  • Punggol Rd
    – Blk 126A
    – Blk 124
    – Blk 111
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Ranggung Stn Exit B SE5
    – Opp Blk 203A
    – Opp Blk 200B
    – Opp Blk 303B SW8
    – Opp Blk 305 CP SW7
    – Opp Blk 310B
  • Sengkang West Ave
    – Layar Stn Exit A/Blk 417A SW6
    – Opp Fernvale Stn SW5
    – Fernvale Pr Sch
  • Sengkang West Rd (Express)
  • Fernvale Lane
    – Aft Sengkang West Rd
    – Opp Blk 405C
  • Sengkang West Ave
    – Opp Fernvale Pr Sch
    – Fernvale Stn/Blk 439A SW5
    – Layar Stn Exit B SW6
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Blk 311A
    – Blk 305D SW7
    – Blk 303B SW8
    – Blk 200B
    – Blk 203B
    – Ranggung Stn Exit A SE5
  • Punggol Rd
    – Opp Blk 110
    – Blk 227D
    – Blk 231
  • Sengkang East Way
    – Blk 235
  • Sengkang Sq
    – Sengkang Int NE16STC

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Sengkang Bus Interchange ↺ Sengkang West Avenue (Loop)
Passes Through Punggol Road, Sengkang East Ave, Fernvale Lane
Route Length 11.3 km
Travelling Time 45 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Sengkang
0515hrs, 0730hrs – 0035hrs (Weekdays)
0515hrs – 1754hrs, 1904hrs – 0035hrs (Saturdays)
0515hrs – 1857hrs, 2006hrs – 0035hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 51 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 43 – 59 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: NA
After 1900hrs: 16 – 58 mins

Serving within the Sengkang housing estate, Service 163M is a supplementary route that helps to relieve demand on heavily used sectors of Service 163.

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

Departure Timings

From Sengkang Int

  • Weekdays:
    05:15, 07:31, 08:22, 09:16, 10:33, 11:16, 12:15, 13:08, 14:02, 14:52, 15:42, 16:31, 17:20, 18:33, 19:35, 20:35, 21:31, 22:24, 23:22, 23:46, 00:03, 00:19, 00:35
  • Saturdays:
    05:15, 06:08, 06:54, 07:41, 08:30, 09:23, 10:12, 11:18, 12:11, 13:08, 13:57, 14:48, 15:31, 16:20, 17:03, 17:54, 19:04, 19:54, 20:50, 21:42, 22:23, 23:20, 23:46, 00:02, 00:18, 00:35
  • Sundays & Public Holidays:
    05:15, 05:35, 06:39, 07:25, 08:08, 09:00, 09:43, 10:38, 11:46, 12:42, 13:37, 14:33, 15:22, 16:14, 17:04, 18:03, 18:57, 20:06, 20:58, 21:51, 22:39, 23:46, 00:02 , 00:18, 00:35
MRT / LRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Sengkang West Ave (Fernvale Pr Sch) → Sengkang Int via Fernvale Lane
    Daily: 0510hrs
Route Variants
  • Service 163: Sengkang Bus Interchange ↔ Toa Payoh Bus Interchange

 


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Operator History
  • 2008 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

Route History
  • 2005 (12 Mar): Introduced as Short Working Trip 163A parallel to the former Service 371.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 163A was directly renumbered to Service 163M with no route changes.
  • 2012 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013 (13 Oct): Amended to ply the extended Fernvale Lane with the partial closure of Jln Kayu

 

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