SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 243G / 243W

SBST Feeder Bus Service 243 is a Feeder service operating from Boon Lay Interchange and looping at Jurong West Avenue 5, passing through Jurong West Street 62, 75 and 81.  It operates in a bidirectional loop with two directions, Green Plate and White Plate.

Route Information
Service SBS Transit Feeder 243G SBS Transit Feeder 243W
Route Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Jurong West St 75, 81, 62 Jurong West St 62, 81, 75
Route Length 5.1km 5.1km
Travelling Time 30mins 30mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Jurong West Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL

12-metre Single Deck Bus
– 
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– 
Scania K230UB
– 
Volvo B10BLE
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL

12-metre Single Deck Bus
– 
Scania K230UB
– 
Volvo B10BLE
Departure Times from T1 0555 – 0040 (Daily) 0555 – 0040 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 – 08 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 08 mins
1700-1930: 04 – 06 mins
After 1930: 05 – 09 mins
0630-0830: 08 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 03 – 08 mins
1700-1930: 03 – 05 mins
After 1930: 04 – 10 mins

Feeder Service 243 serves residents and schools around Jurong West Neighbourhoods 6, 7 and 8, connecting these estates to Gek Poh Shopping Centre and Jurong West Town Centre, where passengers can connect to other bus services at Boon Lay Bus Interchange or  EW27   Boon Lay MRT Station. It operates in two directions referred to as Green and White plate, with Green plate operating the counterclockwise loop and White plate operating the clockwise loop.

During Eves of Public Holidays, last bus timings for 243G are extended to 1:15am to complement the extension of train operating hours.

Special Departures:

Service 243G

  • Jurong West St 75 (Opp Blk 755) → Boon Lay Int via Jurong West Ave 5
    Weekdays: 0520
    Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays: 0530
  • Jurong West Ave 5 (Blk 710) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0520

Service 243W

  • Jurong West Ave 5 (Blk 834) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0530
    Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays: 0540

Fare: Fares for Feeder Services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Route Information:

SBS Transit Feeder 243G SBS Transit Feeder 243W
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
     • Boon Lay Int   EW27  
  • Jurong West St 64
    • Blk 669 CP
    •  Blk 670A
  • Jurong West St 75
    • Opp Blk 755
    • Blk 749
  • Jurong West St 82
    • Blk 857
  • Jurong West St 81
    • Blk 821
    • Blk 827
  • Jurong West Ave 5
    • Blk 710
  • Pioneer Rd Nth
    • Blk 705
  • Jurong West Ave 4
    • Blk 704
  • Jurong West St 61
    • Blk 624
  • Jurong West St 62
    • Blk 622
    • Blk 668D
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
     • Boon Lay Int   EW27  
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
     • Boon Lay Int   EW27  
  • Jurong West St 62
    • Blk 665A
    • Opp Blk 622
  • Jurong West St 61
    • Blk 639
  • Jurong West Ave 4
    • Blk 641
  • Pioneer Rd Nth
    • Blk 978
  • Jurong West Ave 5
    • Blk 834
  • Jurong West St 81
    • Blk 844A CP
    • Pioneer Sec Sch
  • Jurong West St 82
    • Bet Blks 859/860
  • Jurong West St 75
    • Gek Poh Shop Ctr
    • Blk 755
  • Jurong West St 64
    •  Blk 678D
    • Blk 685B
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
     • Boon Lay Int   EW27  

 


Operator History:
  • 1991 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Jurong West Bus Package.

History:
  • 1991: Introduced as Boon Lay – Jurong West St 71 (Loop)
  • 1992 : Amended to loop at Pioneer Road North instead of Jurong West Street 71
  • 1994: Amended to serve Jurong West St 75, 81 & 82 and loop at Pioneer Rd North via Jurong West Street 71
  • 1996: Amended to ply express sector along Jurong West St 64 before Jurong West St 75 instead of Jln Boon Lay and Upp Jurong Rd
  • 1999: Extended to serve Jurong West Ave 4, St 61, St 62 & converted to bi-directional feeder service. Began to call at bus stops along Jurong West St 64.
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int along Jurong West St 64
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to air-conditioned Boon Lay Int
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
Past Routings:
  • 1991: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Boon Lay Way, Jln Boon Lay, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jurong West St 72, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 71, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Way, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int (note: same route as 242 in 1990)
  • 1992: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Boon Lay Way, Jln Boon Lay, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jurong West St 72, Jurong West Ave 5, Pioneer Rd Nth, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Way, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int
  • 1994: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Boon Lay Way, Jln Boon Lay, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West Ave 5, Pioneer Rd Nth, Jurong West St 71, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West St 75, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Way, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int
  • 1996: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West St 64 (express), Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West Ave 5, Pioneer Rd Nth, Jurong West St 71, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 64 (express), Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int
  • 1999: Current routing. Last major amendment in 1999.

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External Links & References:

Back to Boon Lay Bus Interchange
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