SBS Transit Bus Service 166

SBS Transit Bus Service 166 is a trunk service plying between Ang Mo Kio Interchange and Clementi Interchange, passing through Thomson, Rochor Canal, Bras Basah, Chinatown, HarbourFront, Alexandra and Dover.


Route:

Bus Service 166: Ang Mo Kio ↔ Clementi
Direction 1
From Ang Mo Kio
Direction 2
From Clementi
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Ang Mo Kio Int
    NS16
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – 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 Home
  • Thomson Rd
    – Mt Alvernia Hosp
    – Aft Toa Payoh Rise CC17
    – SLF Cplx
    – Opp S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp Old Police Acad
    – Thomson Flyover
    – Opp Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Novena Lodge NS20
    – Novena Stn NS20
    – Opp United Sq
  • Keng Lee Rd
    – Parish of Christ Ch
  • Kg Java Rd
    – Opp KK Women & Child Hosp
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn NE7DT12
  • Sungei Rd
    – Opp Rochor Stn DT13
  • Bencoolen St
    – Opp NAFA Campus 3
    – Opp Bencoolen Stn Exit B DT21 CC2
  • Nth Bridge Rd
    – City Hall Stn Exit B EW13NS25
    – Opp The Treasury
  • Sth Bridge Rd
    – Boat Quay
    – Opp Hong Lim Cplx
    – Opp Sri Mariamman Tp
  • Neil Rd
    – Aft Kreta Ayer Rd
    – Bef The Pinnacle @ Duxton
    – Blk 3
  • Kg Bahru Rd
    – Bef Kampong Bahru Ter
    – Melati Blk 2
    – Opp St. Teresa’s Ch
    – Keppel DP Blk 519
    – Opp Mt Faber Lodge
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    – VivoCity NE1CC29
    – HarbourFront Stn Exit B NE1CC29
    – Caribbean at Keppel Bay
    – Opp Chr Community Chapel
    – Telok Blangah Stn CC28
    – Opp Yeo’s Bldg
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Aft PSA Bldg
    – Alexandra Pt
    – SP Jain
  • AYE
    – Normanton Pk
    – Science Pk
  • Buona Vista Flyover
    – PSB Science Pk Bldg
    – Opp Ayer Rajah Ind Est
  • Dover Rd
    – Opp Fairfield Meth Pr Sch
    – ACS Independent
  • Dover Ave
    – S’pore Poly
  • C’wealth Ave West
    – SP SMA
    – Dover Stn EW22
    – Opp Sch Of Science & Tech
    – 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
    – Sch Of Science & Tech
    – Dover Stn EW22
    – Opp SP SMA
  • Dover Ave
    – Opp S’pore Poly
  • Dover Rd
    – Opp ACS Independent
    – Opp ACS Boarding Sch
    – Fairfield Meth Pr Sch
  • Buona Vista Flyover
    – Ayer Rajah Ind Est
    – Opp PSB Science Pk Bldg
  • AYE
    – Opp Normanton Pk
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Opp SP Jain
    – Opp Alexandra Pt
    – Bef PSA Bldg
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    – Aft Alexandra Rd CC27
    – Yeo’s Bldg
    – Opp Telok Blangah Stn CC28
    – Bef Chr Community Chapel
    – Bef Seah Im Rd
    – HarbourFront Stn Exit A NE1CC29
    – Opp VivoCity NE1CC29
  • Kg Bahru Rd
    – Bef Mt Faber Lodge
    – Opp Keppel DP Blk 519
    – St. Teresa’s Ch
    – Opp Melati Blk 2
    – Opp Kampong Bahru Ter
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    – Aft Hosp Dr EW16NE3
    – Outram Pk Stn Exit F/SGH EW16NE3
    – Pearl’s Ctr EW16NE3
    – People’s Pk Ctr NE4DT19
    – Clarke Quay Stn Exit E NE5
  • Hill St
    – Old Hill St Police Stn
    – Stamford Ct
  • Stamford Rd
    – SMU CC2
  • Prinsep St
    – Sch of The Arts
  • Selegie Rd
    – Peace Ctr
    – Selegie Ctr
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn Exit A NE7DT12
  • Kg Java Rd
    – KK Women & Child Hosp
    – Opp Parish of Christ Ch
  • Thomson Rd
    – United Sq
    – Opp Novena Ch
    – Novena Lodge
    – Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
    – Old Police Acad
    – S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp SLF Cplx
    – Aft Andrew Rd CC17
    – MacRitchie Resvr
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Home
    – 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 Ave 8
    – Ang Mo Kio Int NS16

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange ↔ Clementi Bus Interchange 
Passes Through Thomson, Kampong Java, Bras Basah, Chinatown, HarbourFront, Alexandra, Dover Rd
Route Length 29.2km (D1) | 28.6km (D2)
Travelling Time 125 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Clementi Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Bukit Batok Bus Depot
(BBDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio
0530hrs – 2315hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0530hrs – 2330hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Clementi
0530hrs – 2345hrs (Weekdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
0530hrs – 0000hrs (Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 19 mins
1700-1900: 09 – 14 mins
After 1900: 13 – 19 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 16 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 18 mins
After 1900: 13 – 19 mins

Route History

Service 166 is a major trunk route connecting the residential estates of Ang Mo Kio, Upper Thomson, Clementi and Dover to the Central areas of Bras Basah, Clarke Quay, Outram Park and HarbourFront.

Providing both inter-town and City connections, this route benefits from generous demand during most parts of the day, with increased demand during peak hours.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Telok Blangah Road (HarbourFront Stn Exit A)  Clementi Int
    Weekdays: 0630hrs
  • Upper Thomson Road (Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1)  Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 0608hrs, 0621hrs, 0634hrs

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


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 1976 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2025 under the Clementi Bus Package.

History:

  • 1976 (22 Nov): Introduced by SBS between Ang Mo Kio (Ave 3) and New Bridge Road
  • 1978 (03 Dec): Amended to ply Mayne Rd and Bt Timah Rd with the partial conversion of Mackenzie Rd to two-way road
  • 1979 (28 Oct): Amended to ply Sungei Rd (towards New Bridge Rd Ter) and Bt Timah Rd (towards Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 Ter) with the partial conversion of Bt Timah Rd to two-way road and Rochor Canal Rd to one-way road, skipping Mackenzie Rd and Mayne Rd
  • 1981 (05 Jul): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Ter at Ang Mo Kio Ctrl 2
  • 1983: Extended to Labrador Ter
  • 1983 (10 Apr): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Int
  • 1987 (27 Sep): Amended to ply the extended Eu Tong Sen St towards Ang Mo Kio Int to facilitate the first stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd
  • 1987 (01 Nov): Amended to ply Eu Tong Sen St towards Ang Mo Kio Int to facilitate the second stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd
  • 1989 (29 Jan): Calls at a relocated bus stop opposite Sri Mariamman Tp along South Bridge Rd, skipping the bus stop opposite Jamae Mosque
  • 1989 (27 Aug): Extended to Clementi Int with the merger of Service 146 and 166
  • 1990 (21 Feb): Skips the bus stop opposite Jasmine Rd along Upp Thomson Rd
  • 1998: Calls at an additional pair of bus stops outside and opposite Blk 324 along Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • 2001 (18 Feb): Calls at the bus stop outside Novena Stn along Thomson Rd, skipping the bus stop opposite Novena Church
  • 2001: Skips the bus stop outside Plaza By The Park along Bras Basah Rd
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2002 (24 Mar): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Temp Int
  • 2005 (12 Jun): Calls at a new bus stop outside Science Park along AYE
  • 2005 (09 Oct): Calls at an additional bus stop outside Clarke Quay Stn along Eu Tong Sen St
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Amended to Clementi Temp Int & Calls at a new bus stop outside VivoCity along Telok Blangah Rd
  • 2007 (28 Apr): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2008 (07 Dec): Skips the bus stop opposite Temenggong D Mosque along Telok Blangah Rd
  • 2011 (26 Jun): Calls at a new bus stop outside The Pinnacle @ Duxton along Neil Rd
  • 2011 (16 Oct): Amended to ply Middle Rd with the partial closure of Bencoolen St to facilitate the construction of Bencoolen MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to Clementi Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2012 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (11 Dec): Amended to ply the reinstated Bencoolen St, skipping Middle Rd
  • 2017 (26 Nov): Calls at the bus stop after Hospital Dr along Eu Tong Sen St, skipping the bus stop before Hospital Dr along Kg Bahru Rd

Past Routings:

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