SBS Transit Bus Service 165

SBS Transit Bus Service 165 is a trunk service plying between Hougang Central Bus Interchange and Clementi Bus Interchange, passing through Ang Mo Kio, Upper Thomson, Lornie, Farrer, and Ulu Pandan.


Route
Bus Service 165: Hougang Central ↔ Clementi
Direction 1
From Hougang Central
Direction 2
From Clementi
  • Hougang Ctrl
    – Hougang Ctrl Int NE14
    – Blk 836
  • Hougang Ave 4
    – Hougang Polyclinic
    – Blk 602
  • Hougang Ave 8
    – Blk 608
    – Opp Xinmin Pr Sch
    – Blk 632
  • Hougang Ave 2
    – Opp Blk 634
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 151
    – Blk 101
    – Opp Daikin S’pore
    – Opp Blk 5022
    – Opp Blk 565
    – Blk 452
    – Blk 427
    – Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn NS16
    – Blk 324
    – Blk 209
    – Ang Mo Kio Pr Sch
    – Opp Mayflower Sec Sch
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
    – Opp Blk 246
    – Opp Blk 248
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
    – Faber Gdn
    – Flame Tree Pk
    – Aft Windsor Pk Rd
    – Opp Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Jln Todak
    – Thomson CC
    – Shunfu Est
    – Opp St. Theresa’s Hme
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp MacRitchie Resvr
  • 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
  • Farrer Rd
    – Opp Lutheran Twrs
    – Opp St. Margaret’s Sec Sch
    – Farrer Rd Stn Exit A CC20
    – Spanish Village
    – Opp Tulip Gdn
  • Holland Rd
    – Aft Estoril Mans
    – Holland Village CC21
    – Aft East Sussex Lane
    – Aft Tan Boon Chong Ave
    – Cold Storage Jelita
    – Bef Moonbeam Wk
  • Ulu Pandan Rd
    – Pandan Valley Condo
    – Aft Pandan Valley
    – Pine Gr Condo
    – Bef Clementi Rd
  • Clementi Rd
    – Opp Blk 343
    – Opp Blk 352
  • C’wealth Ave West
    – Blk 410
    – Opp Blk 329
    – Clementi Stn EW23
  • Clementi Ave 3
    – Clementi Int EW23
  • Clementi Ave 3
    – Clementi Int EW23
    – NTUC Fairprice
  • C’wealth Ave West
    – Blk 365
  • Clementi Rd
    – Blk 352
  • Ulu Pandan Rd
    – Police KINS Trg Camp
    – Opp Pine Gr Condo
    – Opp Pandan Valley
    – Opp Pandan Valley Condo
  • Holland Rd
    – Opp Moonbeam Wk
    – Opp Cold Storage Jelita
    – Opp Tan Boon Chong Ave
    – Aft Coronation Rd West
    – Opp Holland Village CC21
    – Fairlodge
  • Farrer Rd
    – Tulip Gdn
    – Farrer Rd Mkt
    – Farrer Rd Stn Exit B CC20
    – St. Margaret’s Sec Sch
    – Lutheran Twrs
  • 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 Resvr
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Hme
    – Opp Shunfu Est
    – Bef Thomson Ridge
    – Bef Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Windsor Pk Rd
    – Opp Flame Tree Pk
    – Opp Faber Gdn
    – Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
    – Blk 248
    – Blk 246
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Mayflower Sec Sch
    – Opp Ang Mo Kio Pr Sch
    – Blk 129
    – Blk 700B
    – Ang Mo Kio Stn NS16
    – Blk 586
    – Blk 570
    – Blk 564
    – Blk 5022
    – Daikin S’pore
    – Blk 554
    – Blk 516
  • Hougang Ave 2
    – Blk 634
  • Hougang Ave 8
    – Blk 639
    – Xinmin Pr Sch
    – Blk 679
  • Hougang Ave 4
    – Blk 508
    – Blk 834
  • Hougang Ctrl
    – Blk 830A
    – Hougang Ctrl Int NE14

 

Technical Information
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Hougang Central Bus Interchange ↔ Clementi Bus Interchange
Passes Through Hougang Ave 4/8, Ang Mo Kio, Upp Thomson, Lornie, Farrer, Holland Rd, Clementi Rd, Clementi MRT
Route Length 24.1 km (D1) | 23.7 km (D2)
Travelling Time 95 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Hougang Central
0530hrs – 2320hrs (Daily)
Departure Times from Clementi
0545hrs – 0000hrs (Weekdays)
0600hrs – 0000hrs (Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 08 – 14 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 09 – 17 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 10 – 11 mins
After 1900hrs: 13 – 17 mins
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 10 – 12 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 09 – 14 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 09 – 15 mins
After 1900hrs: 12 – 15 mins

Service 165 is a residential route connecting the towns of Hougang, Ang Mo Kio and Upper Thomson with Farrer and Clementi. Despite being a supplementary connection between its many areas of service, almost all of its route plies along main roads, making it a quicker and more convenient inter-town link as compared to other services.

The route shares its Hougang Central – Clementi termini with Service 147, but plies a much faster route.

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

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn)  Clementi Int
    Weekdays & Sat: 0530hrs, 0541hrs
  • Thomson Road (Opp MacRitchie Reservoir)  Clementi Int
    Weekdays & Sat: 0520hrs, 0534hrs

 


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Operator History
  • 1971– 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 2021 under the Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package.

History
  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between Yio Chu Kang Rd Ter and Jln Boon Lay Ter under 1971 Bus Reorganisation, operated by United Bus Company
  • 1972 (11 Jun): Amended to ply Upp Cross St with the partial conversion of Havelock Rd to one-way road, skipping Upp Hokien St
  • 1973 (01 Nov): Operated by Singapore Bus Service (SBS)
  • 1974 (03 Feb): Amended to ply Lornie Rd, Adam Rd, Farrer Rd, Holland Rd, Ulu Pandan Rd and Clementi Rd under 1974 Bus Rationalization
  • 1977 (19 Sep): Extended to Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 Ter
  • 1978 (01 Jun): Amended to Jurong Int
  • 1981 (05 Jul): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Central 2 Ter
  • 1983 (10 Apr): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Int
  • 1986 (01 Jun): Skips the bus stop before Ayer Rajah Rd along Clementi Rd
  • 1987 (12 Aug): Skips the bus stop after Joan Rd along Lornie Rd
  • 1990 (21 Feb): Skips the bus stop opposite Jasmine Rd along Upp Thomson Rd
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Temporary plied between Ang Mo Kio and Boon Lay when Boon Lay Int opened.
  • 1990 (07 Jul): Shortened to Clementi Int when Boon Lay MRT Station opened
  • 1995 (08 Jan): Extended to Hougang Central Int
  • 1998 (24 May): Amended to Hougang Central Temp Int
  • 1998: Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside Blk 836 and outside Blk 830A along Hougang Central
  • 2001 (20 May): Amended back to Hougang Central Int
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2004: Skips the bus stop outside Nanyang Pr Sch along Farrer Rd
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Amended to Clementi Temp Int
  • 2009 (19 Apr): Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside Blk 834 and outside Hougang Polyclinic along Hougang Ave 4
  • 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to Clementi Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2012 (26 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings:

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