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
Bus Service 74: Hougang Central ↔ Buona Vista
Direction 1
From Hougang Central
Direction 2
From Buona Vista
  • Hougang Ctrl
    – Hougang Ctrl Int NE14
  • Upp S’goon Rd
    – The Midtown
    – Blk 465A
  • Hougang Ave 8
    – Opp Punggol Pk
    – Blk 434
    – Blk 532
    – Montfort Sch
    – Blk 502
    – Blk 608
    – Opp Xinmin Pr Sch
    – Blk 632
  • Hougang Ave 2
    – Opp Blk 634
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 151
    – Blk 101
    – Opp Daikin S’pore
    – Opp Blk 5022
    – Opp Blk 565
    – Blk 452
    – Blk 427
    – Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn NS16
    – Blk 324
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
    – Aft Blk 304
  • Marymount Rd
    – Blk 254
    – Blk 260
    – Whitley Sec Sch
    – Marymount View
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – Opp St. Theresa’s Hme
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp MacRitchie Resvr
  • Lornie Rd
    – Bef Andrew Rd
    – LP 57
    – Bef Wallace Way
    – Aft Lornie Wk
  • Adam Rd
    – Opp SICC
    – Aft The Japanese Assn
    – Opp S’pore Bible Coll
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Bef Crown Ctr
    – Coronation Plaza
    – Tan Kah Kee Stn DT8
    – Chinese High Sch
    – Opp Natl JC
    – Sixth Ave Stn DT7
    – Sixth Ave Ctr
    – Aft Maple Ave
    – The Tessarina
    – The Nexus
    – King Albert Pk Stn DT6
    – King Albert Pk
  • Clementi Rd
    – Aft Bt Timah Rd
    – Opp Ngee Ann Poly
    – Opp SIM HQ
    – Opp Maju Camp
    – Opp Blk 116
    – Opp Blk 109A
    – Opp Blk 343
    – Opp Blk 352
  • C’wealth Ave West
    – Sch Of Science & Tech
    – Dover Stn EW22
    – Opp SP SMA
  • Dover Ave
    – Opp S’pore Poly
  • Dover Rd
    – Opp ACS Independent
    – Opp ACS Boarding Sch
    – Fairfield Meth Pr Sch
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    – Aft Anglo-Chinese JC
    – Buona Vista Stn Exit C EW21CC22
  • C’wealth Ave
    – Blk 43 EW21CC22
  • Holland Dr
    – Blk 46
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    – Buona Vista Ter
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    – Buona Vista Ter
  • Holland Dr
    – Blk 10A
  • C’wealth Ave
    – Opp Blk 43 EW21CC22
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    – Buona Vista Stn Exit D EW21CC22
    – Opp Anglo-Chinese JC
  • Dover Rd
    – Opp Fairfield Meth Pr Sch
    – ACS Independent
  • Dover Ave
    – S’pore Poly
  • C’wealth Ave West
    – SP SMA
    – Dover Stn EW22
    – Opp Sch Of Science & Tech
  • Clementi Rd
    – Blk 352
    – Blk 343
    – Blk 109
    – Blk 116
    – Maju Camp
    – SIM HQ
    – Ngee Ann Poly
    – Bef Dunearn Rd
  • Dunearn Rd
    – Opp King Albert Pk Stn DT6
    – Hua Guan Gdn
    – Opp The Nexus
    – Aft Swiss Club Rd
    – Opp Sixth Ave Stn DT7
    – Aft Jln Naga Sari
    – Natl JC
    – Opp Tan Kah Kee Stn DT8
    – Opp Coronation Plaza
  • Adam Rd
    – S’pore Bible Coll
    – Opp The Japanese Assn
    – Bef SICC
  • Lornie Rd
    – Aft SICC
    – Aft Wallace Way
    – LP 52
    – Opp Andrew Rd
  • Thomson Rd
    – MacRitchie Resvr
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Hme
  • Marymount Rd
    – Marymount Stn CC16
    – Blk 319
    – Opp Whitley Sec Sch
    – Opp Blk 263A CP
    – Opp Blk 254
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
    – Blk 207
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 700B
    – Ang Mo Kio Stn NS16
    – Blk 586
    – Blk 570
    – Blk 564
    – Blk 5022
    – Daikin S’pore
    – Blk 554
    – Blk 516
  • Hougang Ave 2
    – Blk 634
  • Hougang Ave 8
    – Blk 639
    – Xinmin Pr Sch
    – Blk 679
    – Bef Blk 683
    – Opp Montfort Sch
    – Blk 535
    – Blk 436
    – Punggol Pk
  • Upp S’goon Rd
    – Blk 355
    – Opp The Midtown
  • Hougang Ctrl
    – Hougang Ctrl Int NE14

Note:

  • No Boarding & Alighting at Buona Vista Terminal.

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
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
Operator Information
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

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.

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.

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
  • 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
Route Variants

Gallery

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 2025 under the Clementi Bus Package

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
External Links & References

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