City Direct Bus Service 666 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct service between Punggol and the Central Business District, passing through Punggol Drive, Punggol Field, and and express sector via TPE and CTE. It is the sixteenth City Direct route as well as the fifty-seventh (57th) route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
City Direct Bus Service 666 has commenced operations on 29 Feb 2016.
|Route||[AM]: Punggol Dr (Opp Blk 612A) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Punggol Dr (Blk 612A)
|Passes Through||Punggol East, Punggol Field|
|Current Operator||BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||41-seater coach: Yutong ZK6938H Auto|
|Departure Times from Punggol Dr
||0725hrs, 0740hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from Central Blvd
||1810hrs, 1825hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|AM Peak: 15 mins||PM Peak: 15 mins|
City Direct Service 666 provides residents of Punggol with greater connectivity to the Central Business District. The service provides a travel alternative for commuters who relied on the rail network and feeder buses to and from the CBD. The route incorporates an express sector between Punggol Way and Anson Rd via TPE & CTE.
This is the sixteenth City Direct service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), which provides more options for commuters using stretches of the existing rail lines that experience persistently high ridership, while the ongoing rail enhancement measures are being implemented. City Direct Services operate one-direction trips during AM/PM Peak Hours on weekdays only, excluding public holidays.
In addition to City Direct 666, Premium Service 569 and a few other Premium services such as Premium 591 also ply from Punggol to the CBD.
Rides were provided free-of-charge on its first day of service, which saw good ridership for both AM and PM trips.
Departure Timings from first stop:
- AM Peak: 0725hrs, 0740hrs from Opp Blk 612A, Punggol Drive
- PM Peak: 1810hrs, 1825hrs from Marina Bay Station, Central Boulevard
Route & Timing:
*Arrival Times provided here are estimated and based on Land Transport Guru’s data, subject to traffic traffic conditions. If there are any discrepancies, please report it to us through the “Contact Us” form at the bottom of this page.
AM Peak: Punggol to Central Business District
|1||Opp Blk 612A||0725, 0740|
|2||Oasis Station||0727, 0742|
|3||Kadaloor Station||0728, 0743|
|4||Bef Punggol Central||0730, 0745|
|5||Opp Blk 166A||0731, 0746|
|6||Blk 126A||0733, 0748|
|7||Blk 108||0734, 0749|
|8||Blk 101C||0736, 0751|
|9||Aft Punggol Road||0738, 0753|
|10||Opp Blk 272C||0739, 0754|
|11||Opp Blk 268D||0740, 0755|
|12||Twin Waterfalls||0741, 0756|
|Express via TPE, CTE|
|13||Mapletree Anson||0821, 0836|
|14||Aft Capital Tower||0824, 0839|
|15||Opp The Ogilvy Ctr||0827, 0842|
|16||The Sail||0829, 0844|
|17||Marina Bay Financial Ctr||0830, 0845|
PM Peak: Central Business District to Punggol
|1||Marina Bay Station||1810, 1825|
|2||Downtown Station||1812, 1827|
|3||UIC Building||1815, 1830|
|4||Opp MAS Building||1818, 1833|
|Express via CTE, TPE|
|8||Opp Blk 201A||N/A|
|11||Opp Blk 126A||N/A|
|13||Aft Punggol Central||N/A|
Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
|Maximum Card Fares per trip:||$2.50||Free||$0.89||$1.33|
|Maximum Cash Fares per trip:||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00|
*PWD (Persons with Disabilities Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.33
*WTCS (Workfare Transport Concession Scheme) – $2.07
- 2015 (05 Aug): Tender for City Directs 666 to 670 announced; tender closes 31 Aug 2015.
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for Ang Mo Kio / Yio Chu Kang City Direct & Punggol City Direct awarded to BT & TAN Transport Pte Ltd at $2.46 million.
- 2016 (29 Feb): Launch of service.
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for City Direct 666 awarded to BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd
- 2016 (29 Feb) onwards: BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd
External Links & References:
- “More Travel Options with Five New City Direct Services.” Land Transport Authority. February 22, 2016.