SBS Transit Nite Owl Bus 3N

SBS Transit Nite Owl 3N is a unidirectional overnight route running from Marina Centre to Yew Tee, passing through City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Bukit Batok and Choa Chu Kang. It is one of six Nite Owl routes operated by SBS Transit.


Route Details (Click to expand)
Nite Owl 3N: Marina Centre → Choa Chu Kang North 5
  • Raffles Blvd
    – Marina Centre Terminal
  • Raffles Ave
    – Bef Temasek Ave
    Seating Gallery
    The Esplanade
  • Stamford Rd (Express)
  • North Bridge Rd
    – St. Andrew’s Cathedral
    Opp The Treasury
  • South Bridge Rd
    – Boat Quay
  • North Canal Rd (Express)
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    – Clarke Quay Stn
  • River Valley Rd
    – Clarke Quay
    – Liang Ct
    – UE Sq
  • Mohd Sultan Rd
    – Aft Unity St
  • Saiboo St (Express)
  • Havelock Rd
    – Hotel Miramar
    Holiday Inn Atrium
  • Zion Rd
    – The Boys’ Brigade HQ
    – Opp Great World City
  • Hoot Kiam Rd
    – Aft Zion Full Gospel Ch
  • Paterson Rd
    – Paterson Lodge
  • Orchard Rd
    – Lucky Plaza
    – Midpoint Orchard
    – Concorde Hotel S’pore
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn
  • Prinsep St
    – Sch of The Arts
  • Selegie Rd
    – Peace Ctr
    – Selegie Ctr
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn
  • Whitley Rd (Express)
  • Pan-Island Expressway (Express)
  • Jln Jurong Kechil
    – Aft Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – Blk 18
    – Signature Pk Condo
    – Grand Chateau
    – Bef Bt Batok East Ave 6
  • Bt Batok East Ave 6
    – Opp Autobacs
    – Blk 288C
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
    – Keming Pr Sch
    – Blk 229
  • Bt Batok Ctrl
    – Blk 628
  • Bt Batok West Ave 2
    – Bef Bt Batok West Ave 5
  • Bt Batok West Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 532
    Opp Bt Gombak Stn
    – Blk 347
    – Bt Batok Driving Ctr
  • Bt Batok Rd (Express)
  • Choa Chu Kang Way
    – Opp Blk 113
    – Opp Blks 237/239

    – Blk 277
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 3
    – Blk 280
    – Blk 289
    – Sunshine Pl
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
    – Blk 457
    – Blk 442
    – Blk 429A CP
  • Choa Chu Kang Way
    – Blk 432
    – Opp Blk 511A
    – Opp Kranji Sec Sch
  • Choa Chu Kang North 5
    – Blk 547
  • Choa Chu Kang St 52
    – Blk 551
    – Blk 560
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr
    – Yew Tee Stn
  • Choa Chu Kang North 7
    – Blk 619
  • Choa Chu Kang Cres
    – Blk 681
    – Opp Blk 670
    – Opp Blk 666
    – Opp Blk 661
  • Choa Chu Kang North 7
    – Regent Gr Condo
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr
    – Opp Yew Tee Stn
  • Choa Chu Kang North 6
    – Blk 634
    – Opp Yew Mei Green Condo
  • Choa Chu Kang North 5
    – Opp Blk 765
    – Blk 708

  • City
  • HDB Town 1
  • HDB Town 2


  • Different fares apply within HDB towns and between HDB towns.
  • No Boarding at Marina Centre Terminal.
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Marina Centre Bus Terminal → Choa Chu Kang North 5 (Blk 708)
Passes Through City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, Yew Tee
Route Length 38.7 km
Traveling Time 95 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Clementi Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
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)
Frequency Direction 1
40 mins

Route History

Nite Owl 3N connects the city areas of Marina Centre, City Hall, River Valley and Orchard with the estates of Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang and Yew Tee. This service only operates on Fridays, Saturdays, eves of Public Holidays, with four trips on regular operating days.

The route has an express sector from Bukit Timah Rd (Little Lindia MRT) to Jalan Jurong Kechil via Bukit Timah Road. It also does not call at bus stops along Bukit Batok Road.

During festive periods such as Christmas Eve or New Years’ Eve, operating hours may be extended to 4am to cater for late-night dwellers.

Departure Timings:

  • From Marina Centre Terminal: 0000, 0040, 0120, 0200


Card/Cash Fares for Nite Owl Services
Between City and HDB towns
Between HDB towns
Within HDB Town
Child Free Free
Student $2.10 $0.85
Adult, PWD*, WTCS** $4.40 $1.70
Senior Citizen $3.20 $1.25
*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 3N uses single decker buses from Bukit Batok Bus Depot. They perform supplementary trips on Service 195 before performing 3N.



Operator History:

  • 2006 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2025 under the Clementi Bus Package.


  • 2006 (22 Dec): Introduced as a unidirectional night service from Marina Centre to Choa Chu Kang North to replace Nite Owl 181M
  • 2008 (31 Aug): Calls at bus stops within Bukit Batok before heading to Choa Chu Kang, covering lost sectors after the withdrawal of Nite Owl 8N. Enhanced to ply Jln Jurong Kechil and Bukit Batok East Ave 6 & 3/Central/West Ave 2 & 5/Road instead of BKE/Bukit Panjang Rd/Choa Chu Kang Rd, hence losing the Bukit Panjang sector.
  • 2016 (28 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

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