SBS Transit Nite Owl 1N is a unidirectional overnight route running from Marina Centre to Yishun, passing through City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Little India and Ang Mo Kio. It is one of six Nite Owl routes operated by SBS Transit.
Route:Route Details (Click to expand)
|Nite Owl 1N: Marina Centre → Yishun Ring Rd
||Marina Centre Bus Terminal → Yishun Ring Road (Blk 798)|
|Passes Through||City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Little India, Ang Mo Kio|
|Route Length||35.3 km|
|Traveling Time||85 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Scania K230UB
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
|Departure Times from Marina Centre
||0000 – 0200 (Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays)|
Nite Owl 1N connects the city areas of Marina Centre, City Hall, River Valley, Orchard and Little India with the estates of Ang Mo Kio and Yishun. This service only operates on Fridays, Saturdays, eves of Public Holidays, with four trips on normal operating days. The route has an express sector along the CTE from Bukit Timah Rd to Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, and another express sector along Lentor Ave.
Nite Owl 1N’s route is similar to NightRider NR1 in Yishun Town. However, from the city, Nite Owl 1N takes a shorter time to travel to Yishun as compared to NR1.
During festive periods such as Christmas Eve or New Years’ Eve, operating hours are extended to 4am for the benefit of late-night dwellers.
- From Marina Centre Terminal: 0000, 0040, 0120, 0200
|Card/Cash Fares for Nite Owl Services:|
|Between City and HDB town
Between HDB towns
|Within HDB Town|
|Adult, PWD*, WTCS**||$4.40||$1.70|
|*PWD = Persons with Disabilities
** WTCS = WorkFare Transport Concession Scheme cardholders
Bus concession passes are not applicable for Nite Owl services.
This service charges flat fares; distance-based fares not applicable.
Nite Owl 1N uses buses from Ang Mo Kio Depot. They perform supplementary trips on Service 70M/133 or 162 before performing 1N.
- 2006 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.
- 2006 (22 Dec): Introduced as a unidirectional night service from Marina Centre to Yishun to replace Nite Owl 162M
- 2016 (28 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)