SBS Transit Bus Service 168

SBS Transit Bus Service 168 is a trunk service plying between Bedok Interchange and Woodlands Temporary Interchange, passing through Bedok Reservoir, Tampines estate, Jalan Kayu and Woodlands Avenue 2. Much of this route covers express sector along the TPE/SLE corridor.


Route
Bus Service 168: Bedok ↔ Woodlands
Direction 1
From Bedok
Direction 2
From Woodlands
  • Bedok Nth Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5
  • Bedok Nth St 1
    – Opp Bedok Ctrl PO
  • Bedok Nth Ave 3
    – Blk 403
    – Blk 506
    – Bedok Resvr Stn Exit A DT30
  • Bedok Resvr Rd
    – Opp The Clearwater Condo
    – Opp Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
  • Tampines Ave 1
    – Tampines West Stn Exit B DT31
  • Tampines Ave 5
    – Blk 938
  • Tampines Ave 4
    – UOB Tampines Ctr
    – Tampines Stn/Int EW2DT32
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Blk 503
  • Tampines Ave 9
    – Citylife @ Tampines
    – Blk 721
    – Blk 742A
  • Tampines Ave 10
    – Aft Tampines Ave 9
    – Tampines Dormitory
    – Bef Tampines Ind Ave 5
    – Bef TPE
  • TPE
    – Bef Punggol Rd
  • Jln Kayu
    – Aft Seletar Camp G
  • SLE (Express)
  • Woodlands Ave 2
    – Opp Innova JC
    – Blk 370
    – Opp Blk 892C CP
  • Woodlands Sq
    – Woodlands Temp Int NS9
  • Woodlands Sq
    – Woodlands Temp Int NS9
  • Woodlands Ave 2
    – Blk 892C CP
    – Blk 511
    – Innova JC
  • SLE (Express)
  • Jln Kayu
    – Bef Seletar Camp G
  • TPE
    – Aft Punggol Rd
  • Tampines Ave 10
    – Aft TPE
    – Opp HNS Micro Siltronic
    – Opp Tampines Dormitory
    – Bef Tampines Ave 9
  • Tampines Ave 9
    – Opp Blks 741/742
    – Opp Blk 721
    – Opp Citylife@ Tampines
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Blk 401
  • Tampines Ave 4
    – Opp Tampines Stn/Int EW2DT32
    – Opp Century Sq
  • Tampines Ave 5
    – Blk 147
  • Tampines Ave 1
    – Bef Tampines West Stn DT31
  • Bedok Resvr Rd
    – Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
    – The Clearwater Condo
  • Bedok Nth Ave 3
    – Bedok Resvr Stn Exit B DT30
    – Blk 109
    – Bet Blks 139/140
  • Bedok Nth St 1
    – Bedok Ctrl PO
  • Bedok Nth Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bedok Bus Interchange ↔ Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange 
Passes Through Bedok Reservoir Rd, Tampines Ave 9, TPE, SLE, Woodlands Ave 2
Route Length 30.7km (D1) | 29.9km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bedok Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Bedok North Bus Depot
(BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
MAN A95
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Bedok
0530hrs – 2330hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0600hrs – 2330hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Woodlands
0530hrs – 2330hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0600hrs – 0000hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 05 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 11 mins
1700-1900: 06 – 11 mins
After 1900: 10 – 13 mins
0630-0830: 05 – 07 mins
0831-1659: 05 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 06 – 08 mins
After 1900: 08 – 12 mins

 

Service 168 is a residential inter-town route connecting Bedok and Tampines towns with Woodlands, via the Tampines Expressway corridor. The route incorporates a long express sector (~20km) between Tampines Avenue 10 and Woodlands Avenue 2 along Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Seletar Expressway (SLE), but with an intermediate stop each at Bef/Aft Punggol Rd along Tampines Expressway & Jalan Kayu.

As the fastest bus link between Bedok / Tampines and Woodlands, Service 168 benefits from fairly high demand throughout the day and double-decker buses make up the bulk of the fleet. Service 969 offers an alternative route between Tampines and Woodlands, but takes a longer journey via Yishun.

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
  • Tampines Avenue 1 (Tampines West Stn Exit B)  Woodlands Temp Int
    Weekdays: 0530hrs

Gallery

Operator History
  • 2001 (Apr – 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 Bedok Bus Package.

History
  • 2001 (14 Apr): Introduced as a trunk service between Bedok Int and Woodlands Regional Int with express sector via TPE/SLE.
  • 2001: Enhanced to call at additional pair of stops (68111 & 68119) along Jln Kayu.
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2002: Calls at a new pair of bus stops before and after TPE along Tampines Ave 10
  • 2002: Calls at a new pair of bus stops before and after Tampines Ave 9 along Tampines Ave 10
  • 2006: Skips a pair of bus stops outside and opposite Bedok Green Sec Sch along Bedok North Ave 3 to facilitate the construction of Bedok Reservoir Flyover
  • 2007 (24 Jun): Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Innova JC along Woodlands Ave 2
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Amended to Bedok Temp Int
  • 2012 (11 Mar): Calls at new bus stop along Bedok North Interchange (Block 204)
  • 2012 (26 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the BSEP scheme
  • 2014 (05 Oct): Calls at an additional pair of bus stops before and after Punggol Rd along TPE
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Amended to Bedok Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2015 (08 Nov): Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite CityLife @ Tampines along Tampines Ave 9.
  • 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
Past Routings

 

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 168

  • 29 April 2016 at 1:22 PM
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    Hey just to find out that is the scaina kub310 double decker being assigned to this service daily have spotted it since monday n its been on a regular however on service 25 its mot regular anymore
    Could it have been transffered to service 168?

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