SBS Transit Bus Service 74

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.

Route Information
Route Hougang Central Bus Interchange  Buona Vista Bus Terminal  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio, Marymount, Lornie Road, Bukit Timah Rd, Clementi Rd, Dover Rd, Holland Village
Route Length 27.9km (D1) | 27.7km (D2)
Travelling Time 90mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet Dennis Trident
Volvo B9TL

Volvo Olympian
Volvo B10M Mark IV
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from T1 0530 – 2330 (Daily)
Departure Times from T2 0600 – 2320 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 05 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 15 mins
1700-1930: 05 – 10 mins
After 1930: 09 – 14 mins
0630-0830: 05 – 18 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 14 mins
1700-1930: 05 – 10 mins
After 1930: 10 – 12 mins

Route History

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.

Special Departures:

  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn)  Buona Vista Ter
    0530 (Daily)
  • C’wealth Ave West (Dover Stn)  Hougang Ctrl Int
    0537 (Weekdays), 0551 (Sat)
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Ang Mo Kio Stn)  Hougang Ctrl Int
    0600 (Daily)

Route Variants:

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

Fleet: Service 74′s fleet comprises of a majority of Volvo B9TL Wrights and Volvo Olympians, with small numbers of single-deck buses.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Hougang Central Int
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
  • Hougang Ave 8
  • Hougang Ave 2
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
  • Marymount Rd
  • Upp Thomson Rd
  • Thomson Rd
  • Lornie Rd
  • Adam Rd
  • Bt Timah Rd
  • Clementi Rd
  • Commonwealth Ave West
  • Dover Ave
  • Dover Rd
  • North Buona Vista Rd
  • Commonwealth Ave
  • Holland Dr
  • Buona Vista Ter
  • Buona Vista Ter
  • Holland Dr
  • Commonwealth Ave
  • North Buona Vista Rd
  • Dover Rd
  • Dover Ave
  • Commonwealth Ave West
  • Clementi Rd
  • Dunearn Rd
  • Adam Rd
  • Lornie Rd
  • Thomson Rd
  • Upp Thomson Rd
  • Marymount Rd
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • Hougang Ave 2
  • Hougang Ave 8
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
  • Hougang Central Int
Service 74 at a glance. Click for larger image.
Service 74 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Operator History:

  • 1979 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.

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History:

  • 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)

Past Routings:

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