SBS Transit Bus Service 7

SBS Transit Bus Service 7 is a trunk route connecting Bedok and Clementi through Guillemard, Bugis, Orchard and Holland Road. Along with Service 14 and 196, it is one of three services plying between Bedok and Clementi, and uses the most direct route.

Route Information
Route Bedok Bus Interchange  Clementi Bus Interchange  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Eunos, Guillemard Road, Bugis, Orchard Road, Holland Road
Route Length 23.0km (D1) | 22.7km (D2)
Travelling Time 95mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package
Clementi Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL
Mercedes Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Bedok 0530 – 2330 (Daily)
Departure Times from Clementi 0530 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0545 – 2330 (Sundays & PHs)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 09 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 12 mins
1700-1930: 09 – 12 mins
After 1930: 09 – 12 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 12 mins
1700-1930: 07 – 12 mins
After 1930: 08 – 13 mins

Route History

Service 7 is a major trunk route bridging East and West, connecting the residential towns of Bedok and Clementi with the suburban areas of Ulu Pandan, Holland and Guillemard, and finally the City areas of Bugis and Orchard. Its direct routing is a popular route between outlying estates and the city as an alternative to the MRT network.

Along with Service 14 and 196, Service 7 is one of three services plying between Bedok and Clementi, and uses the most direct route. Much of Service 7’s route has been retained since the 1970s. Serving many areas, demand is consistently high throughout the day, and double-deck buses make up the bulk of the fleet.

Service 7 is a wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB) since 20 Aug 2007.

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Bedok Int
  • New Upp Changi Rd
  • Changi Rd
  • Geylang Rd
  • Guillemard Rd
  • Sims Way
  • Geylang Rd
  • Kallang Rd
  • Crawford St
  • North Bridge Rd
  • Stamford Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Penang Rd
  • Somerset Rd
  • Grange Rd
  • Orchard Blvd
  • Grange Rd
  • Napier Rd
  • Holland Rd
  • Ulu Pandan Rd
  • Clementi Ave 5
  • Clementi Int
  • Clementi Int
  • Clementi Ave 5
  • Ulu Pandan Rd
  • Holland Rd
  • Napier Rd
  • Tanglin Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Bras Basah Rd
  • Victoria St
  • Kallang Rd
  • Sims Ave
  • Sims Way
  • Guillemard Rd
  • Sims Ave
  • Sims Ave East
  • New Upp Changi Rd
  • Bedok Int

MRT Stations served by this bus service:


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 1970s – 2001: Singapore Bus Service Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

  • 1979: Introduced by SBS as Bedok Int – Holland Rd Fringe Carpark (Dempsey Rd), semi-express route
  • 1982: Route extended to Clementi
  • 1985: Route extended to Jurong East and converted to local service
  • 1991 (07 Apr): Shortened to Clementi Int via Clementi Ave 2 and 5 (instead of C’wealth Ave West) and Victoria Street (instead of Nicoll Highway)
  • 2005 (26 Jun): Amended to Sims Way between Kallang and Guillemard Rd, skipping Mountbatten Rd due to road realignment works in the area
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Amended to Clementi Temp Int
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Amended to Bedok Temp Int
  • 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to air-conditioned Clementi Int
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Amended to air-conditioned Bedok Int

Past Routings:


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