SBS Transit Bus Service 55

SBS Transit Bus Service 55 is a trunk route running between Bishan and Upp East Coast, going via Ang Mo Kio, Hougang, Eunos, Still Road and Marine Parade.

Bus Service 55 was extended to Upp East Coast Bus Terminal on 09 Apr 2017


Route:

Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 55: Bishan ↔ Upp East Coast
Direction 1
Towards Upp East Coast
Direction 2
Towards Bishan
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int NS17CC15
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 115
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Bishan Stn NS17CC15
    – Blk 210
    – Bishan Pk
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
    – Townsville Pr Sch
    – Blk 409A
    – Blk 443
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 564
    – Blk 5022
    – Daikin S’pore
    – Blk 554
    – Blk 516
  • Hougang Ave 2
    – Blk 634
    – Blk 627
    – Blk 615
    – Opp Blk 709
  • Hougang Ave 3
    – Blk 1
    – Opp Blk 248
    – Opp Blk 241
    – Opp Blk 106
    – Opp Blk 169
    – Bef S’pore Girls’ Home
    – SBST Hougang Depot
    – Aft Kim Chuan Rd
    – Bef Airport Rd
  • Eunos Link
    – Opp Comfort Driving Ctr
    – Eunos Technolink
    – Blk 637
  • Jln Eunos
    – Eunos Mans
    – Opp Blk 16
    – Opp Eunos Stn  EW7 
  • Still Rd
    – Aft Lor G Telok Kurau
    – Aft Lor J Telok Kurau
    – Aft Still Lane
  • Still Rd Sth
    – D’Ecosia
  • Marine Parade Rd
    – CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)
    – Opp Blk 57
    – St. Patrick’s Sec Sch
    – Opp Neptune Ct
    – Opp Mandarin Gdns
    – Opp Laguna Pk
    – Hua Xin Ct
  • Bedok South Ave 1
    – Eastern Lagoon II
  • Upp East Coast Rd
    – Evergreen Gdn
    – Bef Sennett Rd
    – The Summit
    – Aft Parbury Ave
    – Opp Temasek Sec Sch
    – Kew Green Condo
    – Upp East Coast Ter
  • Upp East Coast Rd
    – Upp East Coast Ter
    – Opp Kew Green Condo
    – Temasek Sec Sch
    – Aft Bedok Sth Ave 3
    – Calvary Ably Of God Ch
    – Opp The Summit
    – Aft Sennet Rd
    – Opp Evergreen Ave
  • Bedok South Ave 1
    – Opp Eastern Lagoon II
  • Marine Parade Rd
    – Lagoon View
    – Laguna Pk
    – Victoria Sch
    – Mandarin Gdns
    – Neptune Ct
    – CHIJ Katong Convent
    – Blk 57
  • Still Rd Sth
    – Opp D’Ecosia
  • Still Rd
    – Aft East Coast Rd
    – Aft Lor Nangka
    – Aft Joo Chiat Pl
  • Jln Eunos
    – Eunos Stn  EW7 
    – Blk 17
    – Blk 322
  • Eunos Link
    – Blk 311
    – Opp Eunos Technolink
    – Comfort Driving Ctr
  • Hougang Ave 3
    – Aft Airport Rd
    – Bef Kim Chuan Rd
    – Opp SBST Hougang Depot
    – Opp S’pore Girls’ Home
    – Blk 172
    – Blk 106
    – Blk 241
    – Blk 248
    – Blk 21
  • Hougang Ave 2
    – Blk 708
    – Opp Blk 615
    – Opp Blk 627
    – Opp Blk 634
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 151
    – Blk 101
    – Opp Daikin S’pore
    – Opp Blk 5022
    – Opp Blk 565
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
    – Blk 465
    – Blk 475
    – Opp Townsville Pr Sch
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Bishan Pk
    – Opp Blk 217
    – Bishan Stn NS17CC15
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 501
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int NS17CC15
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bishan Bus InterchangeUpp East Coast Bus Terminal
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio, Hougang, Eunos, Marine Parade
Route Length 21.5 km (D1) | 21.1 km (D2)
Travelling Time 60 – 91 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Serangoon – Eunos Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Bishan
0530 – 2345 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0545 – 2345 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Upp East Coast
0520 – 2340 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0530 – 2340 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1
 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 11 – 14 mins
After 1900: 13 – 19 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 09 – 14 mins
After 1900: 12 – 14 mins

Route History

Service 55 is an inter-town route serving between Bishan, Ang Mo Kio, Hougang, Eunos, Still Road and Marine Parade. It shares a bulk of its route with Service 25, from Ang Mo Kio to Eunos.

It provides connections from Marine Parade to Eunos MRT alongside Service 13, and also between Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 & 3 and Bishan Int/MRT.

With the route amendment in Apr 2017, Bus Service 55 was extended to Upp East Coast Terminal. (See Route Amendments to Bus Services 25, 55 & 155)

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Hougang Avenue 2 (Blk 708)  Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0556hrs
  • Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 (Opp Blk 565) → Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0623hrs, 0635hrs, 0658hrs, 0711hrs, 0734hrs, 0753hrs, 0812hrs, 0831hrs, 0850hrs, 0910hrs, 0929hrs
 

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 55B: Bishan Int → Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 (Blk 443)
    Weekdays PM Peak hours

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


 

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Operator History:

  • 1992 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

  • 1992: Introduced by SBS between Ang Mo Kio Interchange and Marine Parade Terminal
  • 1993: Extended to Bishan Interchange
  • 2001 (16 Sep): Amended to loop at Siglap Link with the closure of Marine Parade Terminal
  • 2011 (07 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • Sep 2012: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2013 (25 Nov): Shortworking trip service 55B launched
  • 2017 (09 Apr): Extended to Upp East Coast Ter. Shortworking Trip Service 55A withdrawn

Past Routings:

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