SBS Transit Townlink Bus Service 222

SBS Transit Townlink Bus Service 222 is a Townlink service operating from Bedok Interchange and looping at Chai Chee Drive, passing through Bedok North, New Upper Changi Road and Chai Chee.


Route:

Bus Service 222: Bedok ↺ Chai Chee Drive (Loop)
From Bedok  Looping at Chai Chee Drive
  • Bedok North Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5
  • Bedok North St 1
    – Opp Bedok Ctrl PO
  • Bedok North Ave 3
    – Blk 403
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Blk 109
    – Blk 85
    – Blk 81
    – Blk 180
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Blk 65
    – Blk 27
    – Bedok Stn Exit A EW5
    – Opp Blk 32
  • Chai Chee Rd
    – Blk 24
  • Chai Chee St
    – Opp Blks 50/51
    – Opp Blk 53
  • Chai Chee Dr
    – Aft Chai Chee St
    – Bef New Upp Changi Rd
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Chai Chee Ind Pk
    – Blk 32
    – Bedok Stn Exit B EW5
    – Blk 221A
    – Bedok Sports Cplx
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Opp Blk 180
    – Blk 124
    – Opp Blk 85
    – Blk 111
  • Bedok North Ave 3
    – Bet Blks 139/140
  • Bedok North St 1
    – Bedok Ctrl PO
  • Bedok Nth Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bedok Bus Interchange ↺ Chai Chee Drive (Loop)
Passes Through Bedok North Rd, New Upp Changi Rd, Chai Chee St
Route Length 11.3 km
Traveling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bedok Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB

12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL

Departure Times from Bedok
0515hrs – 0040hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 04 – 07 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 04 – 10 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 05 – 06 mins
After 1900hrs: 05 – 14 mins

Route History

Townlink Service 222 is the only Townlink service in Bedok, mainly serving residential neighbourhoods and schools along Bedok North Road, Upper Changi Road East and the Chai Chee Estate with connections to Bedok Town Centre. It runs alongside Service 14 for the high demand sectors between Bedok Int and Bedok North Road, while sharing part of its Chai Chee sectors with Service 229.

Unlike most other Townlink services, it does not call at the interchange twice in a single trip, but does call at Bedok MRT near the interchange. From Bedok Town Center, passengers heading towards Chai Chee should board 222 at New Upp Changi Rd (84039 Bedok Stn Exit A), while passengers heading towards Bedok North should board at Bedok Interchange or at New Upp Changi Rd (84031 Bedok Stn Exit B).

During Eves of Public Holidays, last bus timings are extended to complement the extension of train operating hours.

In 2014, a Peak Period Short Service (PPSS) variant of this route was introduced, Service 222P, which duplicates the western loop portion of this route, between Bedok MRT and Chai Chee. The service was then renumbered to 222B from 1 Sep 2016 and operated by SBS Transit thereafter.

MRT Station Served

Special Departures

  • New Upp Changi Road (Bedok Stn Exit B)  Bedok Int
    Daily: 0515hrs, 0529hrs

Short Trip Services

  • 222A: Bedok Interchange → New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn Exit A)
    0600 – 0700hrs (Weekdays)
  • 222B: New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn Exit A) → New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn Exit B) via Chai Chee Drive
    0700hrs – 0847hrs, 1700hrs – 1955hrs (Weekdays)

Fare: Fares for Townlink Services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


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Operator History

  • 1997 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Bedok Bus Package.

History

  • 1997 (05 Apr): Introduced as Townlink 222 [Bedok Interchange – Chai Chee Drive (Loop)], following merger of Feeder servIces 221 and 229
  • 2011 (11 Apr): Shortworking Trip 222A introduced
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Amended to Bedok Temp Int
  • 2012 (11 Mar): Calls at new bus stop along Bedok North Interchange (Blk 204)
  • 2013 (09 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2014 (29 Apr): Route variant 222P introduced
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Amended to the new Bedok Int, skips bus stop along Bedok North Interchange (Blk 204)
  • 2016 (01 Sep): Route variant 222P renumbered to 222B, change of operator to SBS Transit Ltd.

External Links & References

Back to Bedok Townlink and Feeder services
Back to Feeder, Townlink and Intratown routes
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