SBS Transit Bus Service 59

SBS Transit Bus Service 59 is a trunk route running from Bishan to Changi Village, going via Toa Payoh, PIE, Kaki Bukit, Bedok Reservior, Tampines and Loyang Ave. It has an express sector between Toa Payoh and Jalan Eunos along the PIE.

Bus Service 59 will call at a new pair of bus stops at Tampines East MRT Station from 21 Oct 2017.


Route:

Bus Service 59: Bishan ↔ Changi Village
Direction 1
Towards Changi Village
Direction 2
Towards Bishan
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int
    NS17CC15
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 115
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Raffles Inst
  • Braddell Rd
    – Opp Blk 1004
    – Opp Blk 998
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 1
  • Lor 1 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Police Ctr
    – Braddell Stn/Blk 106 NS18
    – Blk 117
    – Blk 128
    – Opp Philips S’pore
    – Oleander Twrs
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
    – Opp Toa Payoh Stadium
  • Kim Keat Link (Express)
  • PIE (Express)
  • Jln Eunos
     – Blk 322
  • Eunos Link
     – Blk 311
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
    – Opp Kaki Bkt Ind Est
    – Opp Blk 660A CP DT28
    – Aft Jln Damai DT28
    – Opp Blk 150
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Aft Bedok Ind Pk C
    – Opp Blk 701
    – Blk 745
    – Opp Blk 716
    – Opp Waterfront Isle
    – Opp Waterfront Waves
    – Opp Waterfront Key
    – Opp The Clearwater Condo
    – Opp Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
  • Tampines Ave 1
    – Opp SAFRA Tampines DT31
  • Tampines Ave 2
    – Blk 141
    – Opp The Holy Trinity Ch
    – Blk 206
    – Tampines East CC
    – Tampines East Stn Exit B DT33
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Tampines JC/Opp Blk 390
    – Blk 497D
  • Loyang Ave
    – Blk 149A
    – Blk 275
    – Aft Pasir Ris Dr 3
    – Opp Loyang Valley
    – Loyang Ind Est
    – Bef Loyang Way
    – Opp Engine Test Facility
    – Loyang Way 4/Soxal
    – Bef Sch of Commando
    – Bef Cranwell Rd
    – Opp Maranatha B-P Ch
    – Aft Changi Golf Course
  • Changi Village Rd
    – Blk 5
    – Changi Village Ter
  • Changi Village Rd
    – Changi Village Ter
    – Blk 4
  • Loyang Ave
    – Changi Golf Course
    – St. George Chapel
    – Aft Cranwell Rd
    – Aft Sch of Commando
    – Opp Loyang Way 4/Soxal
    – Aft Engine Test Facility
    – Aft Loyang Way
    – Opp Loyang Ind Est
    – Loyang Valley
    – Bef New Loyang Lk
    – Opp Blk 275
    – Opp Blk 149A
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Blk 370
    – Blk 390/Opp Tampines JC
  • Tampines Ave 2
    Tampines East Stn Exit C DT33
    – Blk 302
    – Blk 285
    – The Holy Trinity Ch
    – Blk 101
  • Tampines Ave 1
    – SAFRA Tampines DT31
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
    – The Clearwater Condo
    – Waterfront Key
    – Aft Waterfront Waves
    – Waterfront Isle
    – Blk 716
    – Blk 713
    – Blk 703
    – Aft Bedok Ind Pk C
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
    – Blk 151
    – Bef Jln Damai DT28
    – Blk 660A CP DT28
    – Kaki Bkt Ind Est
  • Eunos Link
    – Blk 637
  • Jln Eunos
    – Eunos Mans
  • PIE (Express)
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Stadium
    – Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
  • Lor 1 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 163
    – Philips S’pore
    – Blk 131
    – Braddell Stn/Blk 111 NS18
    – Braddell Stn/Blk 107 NS18
    – Blk 202
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 237
  • Braddell Rd
    – Aft Muhajirin Mque
  • Bishan Rd
    – Raffles Inst
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 501
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int
    NS17CC15

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bishan Bus Interchange ↔ Changi Village Bus Terminal
Passes Through Lor 6 Toa Payoh, Kaki Bukit Ave 1, Bedok Reservoir Rd, Tampines Ave 2, Loyang Ave
Route Length 26.2 km (D1) | 26.6 km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 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 Single Deck Buses:
Scania K230UB

12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL
Departure Times from Bishan 0545hrs – 2330hrs (Weekdays)
0600hrs – 2330hrs (Saturdays, Sundays/PHs)
Departure Times from Changi Village
0600hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 09 – 10 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 08 – 16 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 12 – 17 mins
After 1900hrs: 15 – 17 mins
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 10 – 13 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 08 – 15 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 08 – 18 mins
After 1900hrs: 14 – 18 mins

 

SBS Transit Release Poster
SBS Transit Release Poster

Route History

Service 59 serves as a inter-town route between the residential towns of Bishan, Toa Payoh, Bedok Reservoir, Tampines and Changi Village. The route incorporates an express sector between Lor 6 Toa Payoh and Jln Eunos along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), providing a fast connection between residential estates at both ends. Demand for this service is popular during weekday peak hours.

As part of the DTL3 Bus Service Enhancements, Service 59 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:

  • Loyang Ave (Opp Blk 149A)  Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0554hrs, 0603hrs

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


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 2005 – 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:

  • 2005 (23 Oct): Introduced by SBS Transit, plying between Bishan – Changi Village
  • 2010 (28 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2011 (28 Aug): Amended to Jln Tenaga & Jln Damai with the partial closure of Kaki Bukit Ave 1 due to the Downtown MRT Line construction works
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Resume using Kaki Bukit Ave 1, skipping Jln Damai and Jln Tenaga
  • 2017 (21 Oct): Calls a new pair of bus stops at Tampines East MRT Station

Past Routings:


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