SBS Transit Bus Service 38

SBS Transit Bus Service 38 is a trunk service plying between Tampines and Bedok, passing through Tampines East, Simei, Tanah Merah and Bedok South.

Bus Service 38 will call at a new pair of bus stops at Tampines East MRT Station from 21 Oct 2017.


Route:

Bus Service 38: Tampines ↔ Bedok
Direction 1
From Tampines
Direction 2
From Bedok
  • Tampines Ctrl 1
    – Tampines Int EW2DT32
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Opp Tampines Reg Lib
    – Blk 423
    – Blk 449
    – Opp Blk 230 DT33
  • Tampines Ave 2
    – Tampines East Stn Exit C DT33
    – Blk 302
  • Simei Rd
    – Melville Pk
  • Simei St 1
    – Blk 148
    – Simei Stn EW3
    – Blk 254
  • Simei St 3
    – Simei Stn EW3
  • Simei St 4
    – Bet Blks 227/228
    – Blk 223
  • Simei Rd
    – Opp Simei Green Condo
  • Upp Changi Rd East
    – Expo Halls 4/5/6 CG1DT35
    – Expo Halls 1/2/3
    – Aft Simei Ave
    – Bef Bedok Rd
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Tanah Merah Stn Exit A EW4CG
  • Bedok Sth Ave 3
    – Opp Blk 49
  • Bedok Sth Rd
    – Blk 71
    – Opp Blk 40
    – Opp Lion Home for Elders
    – Temasek JC
    – Aft Bedok Sth Ave 1
    – Opp Panasonic
  • Bedok Nth Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5
  • Bedok Nth Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5
  • Bedok Sth Rd
    – Panasonic
    – Fujitec S’pore Ltd
    – Opp Temasek JC
    – Lion Home For Elders
    – Blk 40
    – Siglap CC/Opp Blk 71
  • Bedok Sth Ave 3
    – Blk 50
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Tanah Merah Stn Exit B EW4CG
  • Upp Changi Rd East
    – Aft Bedok Rd
    – Bef Simei Ave
    – Opp Expo Halls 1/2/3
    – Opp Expo Halls 4/5/6 CG1DT35
  • Simei Rd
    – Simei Green Condo
  • Simei St 4
    – Simei Green Condo
    – Modena Condo/Opp Blk 228
  • Simei St 3
    – Opp Simei Stn EW3
  • Simei St 1
    – Blk 106
    – Blk 120
    – Blk 130
  • Simei Rd
    – Metta Welfare Assn
  • Tampines Ave 2
    – Tampines East CC
    – Tampines East Stn Exit B DT33
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Blk 229 DT33
    – Blk 230E
    – Blk 233
    – Bef Tampines Reg Lib
  • Tampines Ctrl 1
    – Tampines Int EW2DT32

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Tampines Bus Interchange ↔ Bedok Bus Interchange
Passes Through Tampines Ave 7, Simei St 3, New Upp Changi Rd, Bedok South Rd
Route Length 11.5 km (D1) | 10.7 km (D2)
Travelling Time 55 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Tampines Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Tampines 0515hrs – 0040hrs (Daily)
Departure Times from Bedok
0545hrs – 0040hrs (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 09 – 10 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 09 – 14 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 09 – 14 mins
After 1900hrs: 12 – 15 mins
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 09 – 10 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 08 – 14 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 09 – 10 mins
After 1900hrs: 11 – 16 mins

Service 38 was formed with the merger of two feeder routes, and provides inter-town links between Bedok South, Simei and Tampines East.

From Bedok South Road, Service 38 provides  a quicker route to Bedok Interchange as compared to Feeder 229, and compliments Service 12 with connections to Tanah Merah MRT, Simei and Tampines East. Along with Service 20, Service 38 links up most of Simei estate with Simei MRT.

As part of the DTL3 Bus Service Enhancements, Service 38 calls at a new pair of bus stops along Tampines Ave 2, at Tampines East MRT Station from 21 Oct 2017.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • New Upp Changi Rd (Tanah Merah Stn Exit B)  Tampines Int
    Weekdays: 0520hrs, 0528hrs
    Saturday: 0520hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0520hrs, 0529hrs, 0539hrs, 0548hrs
  • Bedok South Rd (Blk 40)  Tampines Int
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0540hrs
    Saturday: 0530hrs, 0543hrs
  • New Upp Changi Rd (Tanah Merah Stn Exit A)  Bedok Int
    Daily: 0530hrs

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


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Operator History:

  • 2002 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

  • 2002 (07 Apr): Introduced between Tampines and Bedok, following merger of feeder services 220 and 290.
  • 2011 (27 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Amended to Bedok Temp Int
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Amended to air-conditioned Bedok Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2017 (21 Oct): Calls a new pair of bus stops at Tampines East MRT Station.

Past Routings:

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