SBS Transit Bus Service 70

SBS Transit Service 70 is a trunk service plying between Yio Chu Kang Terminal and Shenton Way Terminal, passing through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar, Guillemard, Nicoll Highway and Fullerton Road. Its route variant is Service 70M, which operates during weekday nights, Saturday evenings and Sundays/PHs, and loops at Suntec City.

Bus Service 70 will be amended to serve the relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal from 25 Jun 2017.


 
 




Route:

Route Details (Click to Expand)
Bus Service 70: Yio Chu Kang ↔ Shenton Way
Direction 1
Towards Shenton Way
Direction 2
Towards Yio Chu Kang
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Yio Chu Kang Int NS15
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
    – AMK Police Div HQ NS15
    – Opp Yio Chu Kang Stadium
  • Ang Mo Kio St 63
    – SBST East District
  • Ang Mo Kio St 64
    – SMRT Buses AMK Depot
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp UE Bizhub Ctrl
    – Opp ST Electronics
    – Bef KLC Intl Inst
    – Opp Sunrise Gdns
    – Opp Serenity Pk
    – Bef Begonia Rd
    – Opp Dedap Rd
    – Opp The Greenwich
    – Opp Seletar Hills Est
    – Aft Jln Selaseh
    – Bef Gerald Dr
    – Blk 988B
    – Blk 953
    – Gracehaven S Army
    – Opp Blk 139
    – Toho Green
    – Aft S’goon Nth Ave 1
    – Aft S’goon Gdn Way
    – Bef Tai Seng Chr Ch
  • Yio Chu Kang Link
    – S’goon Sports Cplx
  • S’goon Ctrl
    – Blk 206
    – S’goon Stn Exit C/Blk 201 NE12CC13
  • Upp S’goon Rd
    – Opp Blk 1
  • Upp Paya Lebar Rd
    – Blk 161
    – Aft Paya Lebar Cres
    – Raya Gdn
    – Paya Lebar Gdns
    – Aft Rochdale Rd
    – Opp Paya Lebar St
    – Opp Asiawide Ind Bldg
    – Opp Tai Seng Stn CC11
  • Paya Lebar Rd
    – Opp Trinity @ Paya Lebar
    – Citipoint Ind Cplx
    – MacPherson Stn Exit B CC10DT26
    – CISCO Ctr
    – Paya Lebar Stn Exit B EW8CC9
  • Guillemard Rd
    – Opp Grandlink Sq
    – Versailles Condo
    – Kong Hwa Sch
    – Blk 56
    – Aft Chen Li Presby Ch
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Natl Stadium
    – Nicoll Highway Stn CC5
    – Suntec City
    – Opp War Memorial Pk CC3
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront EW14NS26
  • Raffles Quay
    – One Raffles Quay
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp MAS Bldg EW15
    – Shenton Way Ter
  • Shenton Way
    – Shenton Way Ter
  • Keppel Rd (Express)
  • Anson Rd
    – Hub Synergy Pt
  • Robinson Rd
    – Aft Capital Twr EW15
    – Raffles Pl Stn Exit F EW14NS26
  • Fullerton Rd
    – Fullerton Sq EW14NS26
  • Esplanade Dr
    – Esplanade Bridge CC3
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Opp Suntec City
    – Opp Nicoll Highway Stn CC5
    – Opp Natl Stadium
  • Guillemard Rd
    – Aft Lor 14 Geylang
    – Opp Blk 56
    – Opp Kong Hwa Sch
    – The Sunny Spring Condo
    – Grandlink Sq
  • Paya Lebar Rd
    – Paya Lebar Stn Exit D EW8CC9
    – Paya Lebar Stn Exit C EW8CC9
    – Opp CISCO Ctr
    – MacPherson Stn Exit C CC10DT26
    – Opp Orion @ Paya Lebar
    – Le Crescendo
  • Upp Paya Lebar Rd
    – Aft Tai Seng Stn CC11
    – Asiawide Ind Bldg
    – Aft Paya Lebar St
    – Aft Bartley Rd
    – Wisma AUPE
    – Bef How Sun Rd
    – Opp Bethany Presby Ch
    – Aft Jln Chermat
  • Upp S’goon Rd
    – Paya Lebar Camp
  • S’goon Ctrl
    – S’goon Stn Exit B NE12CC13
    – Blk 261
  • Yio Chu Kang Link
    – Opp S’goon Swim Cplx
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Bef St. Helier’s Ave
    – Aft S’goon Nth Ave 1
    – Blk 133
    – Blk 138
    – Opp Gracehaven S Army
    – Opp Blk 953
    – Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
    – Ch of St. Vincent de Paul
    – Bef Jln Selaseh
    – Seletar Hills Est
    – The Greenwich
    – Aft Seletar Rd
    – Aft Dedap Rd
    – Aft Begonia Rd
    – Serenity Pk
    – Aft Sunrise Gdns
    – Aft KLC Intl Inst
    – ST Electronics
    – UE Bizhub Ctrl
  • Ang Mo Kio St 64
    – Opp SMRT Buses AMK Depot
  • Ang Mo Kio St 63
    – Opp SBST East District
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
    – Yio Chu Kang Stadium
    – Opp AMK Police Div HQ NS15
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
    – Yio Chu Kang Stn NS15
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
     – Yio Chu Kang Int NS15

Note:

  • No alighting at Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Passes Through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar, Guillemard, Nicoll Highway, Fullerton Road
Route Length 22.4 km (D1) | 23.5 km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Seletar Bus Depot (SEDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB

12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL

Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
Weekdays & Sat: 0545 – 1800
Departure Times from Shenton Way
Weekdays & Sat: 0600 – 1930
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630-0830: 05 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 08 mins
After 1900: NA
0630-0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 09 mins
After 1900: 11 mins

Route History

Service 70 is an connects the residential areas of Yio Chu Kang, Serangoon and Guillemard to Shenton Way. This route operates either as Service 70 or 70M depending on times of day. Service 70, which serves the Central Business District around Shenton Way and Fullerton, operates on Weekdays  and Saturdays from mornings to evenings. On Weekday nights, Saturday nights, and on Sundays/PHs, Service 70M will operate, looping at Suntec City and serving the Marina Centre area while skipping Fullerton and Shenton Way.

Much of the demand on this route is encountered between between Yio Chu Kang and Serangoon MRT, and Shortworking Trip 70B assists with peak passenger demand. The route also connects to Ubi Industrial Estate and Guillemard Road, providing bus connections to Paya Lebar MRT.

MRT Stations Served:

Route Variants:

  • Service 70M: Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)
    Operates on Evenings on Weekdays and Saturdays; Full day on Sundays / Public Holidays
 

Special Departures:

  • Yio Chu Kang Rd (Opp ST Electronics)  Shenton Way Ter
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0541hrs
    Saturdays: 0535hrs
  • Guillemard Rd (Aft Lor 14 Geylang)  Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0602hrs
    Saturdays: 0600hrs
  • Serangoon Ctrl (Serangoon Stn Exit B) → Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0618hrs, 0636hrs, 0652hrs, 0706hrs, 1656hrs, 1724hrs, 1756hrs, 1825hrs, 1852hrs, 1909hrs, 1932hrs, 1940hrs

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 70A: Yio Chu Kang Int → Temasek Ave (Opp The Ritz Carlton)
    2315 – 2345 Daily, 15 min frequency
  • Service 70B: Yio Chu Kang Road (Opp Serenity Pk) → Serangoon Central (Serangoon Stn)
    0650 – 1000 (Weekdays)

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

Fleet: See above table


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • Pre-1970s – 1971: Paya Lebar Bus Co. Ltd
  • 1971 – 1973: Associated Bus Services Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Seletar Bus Package.

History:

  • 1971 (11 Apr): Original route from Jalan Kayu (R.A.F. Seletar) to Geylang operated by Associated Bus Services, renumbered from Service 1 operated by Paya Lebar Bus Service.
  • 1973: Operated by Singapore Bus Services
  • 1977: Extended Shenton Way from Geylang
  • 1978: Skipped Piccadilly and Seletar West Camp following introduction of 214E / 214W, and hence amended to Jln Kayu Ter
  • 1992: Extended to Yio Chu Kang following amendment of Service 73.
  • ????: Variant Service 70# introduced as a Weekday night, Saturday, Sunday/PH service, plying between Yio Chu Kang and Geylang Lor 1 Terminal.
  • 1999-2001: Amended to Esplanade Dr (Esplanade Bridge), skipping Empress Place
  • 2000 (16 Oct): Service 70# extended to loop at Suntec City, later called Service 70X.
  • 2003 (21 Jun): Amended to ply Serangoon Central and Upp Serangoon Rd during Phase 1 of NEL Rationalisation.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 70# was renamed to Service 70M
  • 2009 (23 Aug): No longer plies Eunos Rd 8 after Paya Lebar Rd was reinstated
  • 2012 (27 Aug): Introduction of shortowrking trip 70B during AM Peak hours
  • 2012 (3 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2013 (22 Sep): Calls at new bus stop along Upp Paya Lebar Rd (Wisma AUPE Bldg)
  • 2017 (25 Jun): Amended to relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal

Past Routings:

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