SBS Transit Bus Service 73

SBS Transit Bus Service 73 is a trunk route running from Ang Mo Kio Int and looping at Toa Payoh Int, passing through Serangoon North Ave 4, Serangoon Gardens Way, Lorong Chuan and Lorong 4 Toa Payoh.


Route
Bus Service 73: Ang Mo Kio – Toa Payoh (Loop)
Towards Toa Payoh
White Plate
Towards Ang Mo Kio
Red Plate
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Ang Mo Kio Int NS16
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Ang Mo Kio Stn NS16
    – Blk 586
    – Blk 570
    – Blk 564
    – Blk 5022
    – Daikin S’pore
    – Blk 554
  • S’goon Nth Ave 4
    – Blk 537
    – Opp Blk 506A
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Gracehaven S Army
    – Opp Blk 139
    – Toho Green
  • S’goon Gdn Way
    – Aft Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp Trinity Meth Ch
    – S’goon Gdn Circus
  • Lor Chuan
    – Aft Chuan Gdn
    – Summer Pl
    – Blk 307
    – St. Gabriel’s Pr Sch
    – Bef Braddell Rd
  • Braddell Rd
    – ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd
    – Blk 219
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 1
  • Lor 4 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 56
    – Opp Chung Hwa Free Clinic
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
    – Toa Payoh Int NS19
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Int NS19
    – Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
  • Lor 4 Toa Payoh
    – Chung Hwa Free Clinic
    – Jackson Sq
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 237
  • Braddell Rd
    – Blk 147
    – BCA Acad
  • Lor Chuan
    – Aft Braddell Rd
    – New Tech Pk
    – Cardiff Residence
    – Opp Grace Wk
    – Chuan Terr
  • S’goon Gdn Way
    – S’goon Gdn Circus
    – Aft Trinity Meth Ch
    – Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Aft S’goon Nth Ave 1
    – Blk 133
    – Blk 138
    – Opp Gracehaven S Army
  • S’goon Nth Ave 4
    – Blk 504A CP
    – Blk 530
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 101
    – Opp Daikin S’pore
    – Opp Blk 5022
    – Opp Blk 565
    – Blk 452
    – Blk 427
    – Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn NS16
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Ang Mo Kio Int NS16

Notes:

  • Bus Service 73 towards both Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio duplicates along Lorong Chuan & Serangoon Garden Way. Check the bus destination before boarding.
    – Buses displaying the Red 73 Plate head towards Ang Mo Kio
    – Buses displaying the White 73 Plate head towards Toa Payoh

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange  Toa Payoh Bus Interchange (Loop)
Passes Through Serangoon North Ave 4, Serangoon Gardens Way, Lorong Chuan, Lorong 4 Toa Payoh
Route Length 24.8 km
Traveling Time 110 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio
0530hrs – 2345hrs* (Daily)

*Between 2330hrs & 2345hrs, buses leaving Ang Mo Kio Int will terminate at Toa Payoh Int.

Departure Times from Toa Payoh 0545hrs – 0000hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0600hrs – 0000hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 11 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 11 mins
After 1900: 10 – 12 mins

Service 73 is a residential route between Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio, serving housing areas of Serangoon North, Serangoon Gardens, Lorong Chuan and Lorong 4 Toa Payoh with connections to Ang Mo Kio and Toa Payoh Interchanges & MRT stations.

Both Toa Payoh & Ang Mo Kio Bound Service 73 buses will call at the same stops at Lorong Chuan & Serangoon Garden Way. As such, buses display a red / white plate to indicate the direction of travel as an additional guide on top of the electronic destination sign displayed

Between 2330hrs & 2345hrs, buses leaving Ang Mo Kio Int will terminate at Toa Payoh Int.

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

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Toa Payoh Int → Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0555hrs, 0604hrs
    Saturdays: 0545hrs, 0556hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0600hrs
  • Serangoon North Ave 4 (Blk 504A CP)  Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 0515hrs, 0529hrs, 0543hrs, 0557hrs
    Saturdays: 0555hrs

 

Gallery

Operator History
  • 1970s – 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 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.

History
  • 1971: Introduced between Yio Chu Kang Rd (near Upp Thomson Rd) to Tanjong Pagar Road, operated by Associated Bus Services
  • 1974: Shortened to terminate at Toa Payoh Town Ctr
  • 1977: Amended to Yio Chu Kang Rd, skipping Jln Woodbridge
  • 1979: Amended to Old Upp Thomson Rd Ter
  • 1980: Amended to loop at Old Upp Thomson Rd
  • 1983: Amended to skip Ang Mo Kio and also amended to Toa Payoh Bus Int that same year. Toa Payoh sectors rerouted slightly.
  • 1988 (24 Jan): Shortened to Yio Chu Kang Terminal via AMK St 64, St 63, AMK Ave 9/6.
  • 1992 (03 May): Converted to loop service from Toa Payoh Int to S’goon North Ave 4
  • 1993: Extended to Ang Mo Kio Int. Re-routed to start from Ang Mo Kio Int and loop at Toa Payoh Int
  • 1998 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int
  • 2002 (24 Mar): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Temp Int
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to air-conditioned Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2007 (28 Apr): Amended to air-conditioned Ang Mo Kio Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2012 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
Past Routings
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