SBS Transit Bus Service 54

SBS Transit Bus Service 54 is a trunk route operating between Bishan and New Bridge Road, via Marymount, Thomson, Scotts Road, River Valley and Chinatown.


 

Route:

Bus Service 54: Bishan ↔ New Bridge Rd
Direction 1
From Bishan
Direction 2
From New Bridge Rd
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int
    NS17CC15
    – Kuo Chuan Presby Sch
    – Zion Bible Presby Ch
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 125
    – Blk 115
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Bishan Stn NS17CC15
  • Bishan St 22
    – Opp Blk 203
    – Bishan Nth Shop Mall
    – Blk 257
  • Marymount Rd
    – Blk 260
    – Whitley Sec Sch
    – Marymount View
    – Opp Marymount Stn CC16
    – Aft Bishan St 21
    – Bef Marymount Convent Sch
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp MediaCorp CC17
    – SLF Cplx
    – Opp S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp Old Police Acad
    – Thomson Flyover
    – Opp Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Novena Lodge
    – Novena Stn Exit B NS20
  • Newton Rd
    – Hotel Royal
    – Newton Life Ch
  • Scotts Rd
    – Newton Stn Exit B NS21DT11
    – Env Bldg
    – Far East Plaza
  • Paterson Rd
    – Aft Orchard Blvd
  • Irwell Bank Rd
    – Bef Zion Full Gospel Ch
  • River Valley Rd
    – Opp ERC Inst
    – St. Thomas Wk
    – Aft AA Ctr
    – Opp Mohd Sultan Rd
    – Fort Canning Stn Exit B DT20
    – Opp Clarke Quay
  • New Bridge Rd
    – Clarke Quay Stn NE5
    – Hong Lim Pk
    – Chinatown Pt NE4DT19
    – New Bridge Ctr
    – Opp Pearl’s Ctr EW16NE3
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    – New Bridge Rd Ter EW16NE3
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    – New Bridge Rd Ter EW16NE3
    – Aft Hosp Dr EW16NE3
    – Pearl’s Ctr EW16NE3
    – People’s Pk Ctr NE4DT19
    – Clarke Quay Stn Exit E NE5
  • River Valley Rd
    – Clarke Quay
    – Bef Fort Canning Stn DT20
    – UE Sq
    – Bef AA Ctr
    – Opp St. Thomas Wk
    – Aft ERC Inst
  • Hoot Kiam Rd
    – Aft Zion Full Gospel Ch
  • Paterson Rd
    – Bef Orchard Blvd
  • Scotts Rd
    – Royal Plaza On Scotts
    – Opp Env Bldg
    – Newton Stn Exit A NS21DT11
  • Newton Rd
    – Opp Newton Life Ch
    – Opp Hotel Royal
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp Novena Ch NS20
    – Novena Lodge
    – Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
    – Old Police Acad
    – S’pore Polo club
    – Opp SLF Cplx
    – MediaCorp CC17
  • Marymount Rd
    – Opp Marymount Convent Sch
    – Bef Marymount Lane
    – Marymount Stn CC16
    – Blk 319
    – Opp Whitley Sec Sch
    – Opp Blk 263A CP
  • Bishan St 22
    – Blk 245
    – Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
    – Blk 202
  • Bishan Rd
    – Bishan Stn NS17CC15
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 501
    – Opp Blk 125
  • Bishan St 13
    – Blk 169
    – Opp Kuo Chuan Presby Sch
    – Bishan Int NS17CC15

Note:

  • No boarding at New Bridge Rd Ter.

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bishan Bus Interchange ↔ New Bridge Road Bus Terminal
Passes Through Bishan St 11, Bishan St 22, Marymount Rd, Thomson Rd, Scotts Rd, River Valley Rd
Route Length 16.8 km (D1) | 16.6 km (D2)
Travelling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
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 Double Deck Buses:
MAN A95

Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL

12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB

Departure Times from Bishan
0545hrs – 2300hrs (Weekdays)
0600hrs – 2300hrs (Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
Departure Times from New Bridge Rd
0615hrs – 2330hrs (Weekdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
0615hrs – 0000hrs (Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 10 – 14 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 11 – 15 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 12 – 15 mins
After 1900hrs: 13 – 15 mins
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 15 – 20 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 10 – 15 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 10 – 18 mins
After 1900hrs: 11 – 18 mins

Route History
Service 54 connects the housing estates of Bishan and Marymount with the Central areas of Novena, Scotts Road, River Valley and Chinatown. Like Service 56, it serves Bishan Street 13 in both directions. From the stretch of River Valley Road it serves, it is the only service which links to Orchard, Newton and Novena.

Service hours are extended on Saturdays to benefit late-night commuters returning home from Chinatown and Clarke Quay.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Thomson Road (Novena Lodge) → Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0625hrs
  • Bishan Street 22 (Blk 245)  Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0630hrs, 0650hrs, 0709hrs, 0718hrs

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


Gallery:

 


 

 Operator History:

  • 1993 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 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.

History:

  • 1993: Introduced between Bishan Int and New Bridge Road Ter, with the merger of Services 104 and 134
  • 2006 (5 Nov): Amended to ply longer stretch of Bishan St 13 before continuing to Bishan St 11
  • 2009 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings:

External Links & References:

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