SBS Transit Service 74 is a trunk service plying between Hougang Central and Buona Vista, passing through Ang Mo Kio, Marymount, Lornie Road, Bukit Timah Rd, Clementi Rd, Dover Rd and Holland Village. It has a fast-forward variant, Service 74e.
|Bus Service 74: Hougang Central ↔ Buona Vista|
From Hougang Central
From Buona Vista
- No Boarding & Alighting at Buona Vista Terminal.
||Hougang Central Bus Interchange ↔ Buona Vista Bus Terminal|
|Passes Through||Ang Mo Kio, Marymount, Lornie Road, Bukit Timah Rd, Clementi Rd, Dover Rd, Holland Village|
|Route Length||27.9 km (D1) | 27.5 km (D2)|
|Traveling Time||105 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Clementi Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
– Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Dennis Trident
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Hougang Central
||0530hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)|
|Departure Times from Buona Vista
||0600hrs – 2320hrs (Daily)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|0630-0830: 05 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 14 mins
1700-1900: 05 – 10 mins
After 1900: 09 – 13 mins
|0630-0830: 07 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 14 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 09 mins
After 1900: 10 – 12 mins
Service 74 is an inter-town route connecting the Dover, Clementi Road, Bukit Timah, Marymount, Ang Mo Kio and Hougang. It is a highly popular route between Ang Mo Kio and Hougang, and also for the many students who commute along the Bukit Timah and Clementi Road academic belt, whom commute to Dover and Ang Mo Kio MRT stations.
As there are no alighting and boarding facilities at Buona Vista Bus Terminal, both the first stop towards Hougang and the last stop towards Buona Vista Ter will be at Holland Drive.
MRT Stations Served
- NE14 Hougang
- NS16 Ang Mo Kio
- CC16 Marymount
- DT8 Tan Kah Kee
- DT7 Sixth Avenue
- DT6 King Albert Park
- EW22 Dover
- EW21CC22 Buona Vista
- Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn) → Buona Vista Ter
Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0541hrs, 0552hrs
Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays: 0530hrs, 0542hrs
- C’wealth Ave West (Dover Stn) → Hougang Ctrl Int
Weekdays: 0537hrs, 0549hrs, 0602hrs
Saturdays: 0551hrs, 0603hrs
- Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Ang Mo Kio Stn) → Hougang Ctrl Int
Weekdays: 0600hrs, 0611hrs, 0629hrs, 0640hrs, 0657hrs, 0712hrs, 1529hrs, 1616hrs, 1847hrs, 1906hrs, 1922hrs
Saturdays: 0600hrs, 0611hrs, 0622hrs
Sundays & Public Holidays: 0600hrs, 0616hrs, 0633hrs
- Fast-Forward Service 74e: Hougang Central ⇄ Buona Vista
Weekdays morning and evening peak
- 1979 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services 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
- 1979: Introduced by SBS between Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 and Clementi Ave 3
- 1980 (16 Nov): Amended to Clementi Int
- 1983 (10 Apr): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Bus Int
- 1990: Extended to Upper Serangoon Ter, via Hougang Ave 2 and Hougang Ave 8.
- 1993: Merged with Service 202 and amended into Buona Vista Ter.
- 1994 (17 Dec): Amended to Hougang Central Int.
- 1998 (24 May) to 2001 (19 May): Amended to Hougang Central Temporary Int.
- 2014 (29 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- 2015 (28 Sep): Route variant Fast Forward 74e designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- Refer to this article
- 1994: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 1994.