SBS Transit Bus Service 89e

SBS Transit Fast Forward Bus Service 89e is a Fast Forward route between Hougang Central and Changi Airfreight Centre, passing through Sengkang, TPE, Loyang Avenue and Nicoll Drive, with an express sector on the PIE between Punggol Road and Loyang Avenue. Its parent route is Service 89.

Bus Service 89e: Hougang Central  Airline Road
From Hougang Central
Direction 1
AM Peak
From Airline Road
Direction 2
PM Peak
  • Hougang Ctrl
    – Hougang Ctrl Int NE14
  • Hougang Ave 10
    – Blk 522
    – Blk 421
    – Blk 458
  • Punggol Rd (Express)
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Ranggung Stn Exit B SE5
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 203
    – Opp Blk 223D
    – Opp Blk 241 NE16STC
    – Blk 259C
  • Compassvale St
    – Compassvale Stn Exit B SE1
  • Punggol Rd
    – Blk 298A
  • TPE
    – Aft Punggol Rd
  • Loyang Ave
    – Loyang Ind Est
    – Bef Loyang Way
    – Opp Engine Test Facility
  • Telok Paku Rd
    – Bef S’pore Aviation Ac
  • Nicoll Dr (Express)
  • Airline Rd
    – Police Pass Off
    – Aft Cargo Bldg D
    – SIA Hangar
    – 3rd Cargo Agents
  • Airport Cargo Rd
    – CIAS Cargo Ters
    – AirFreight Ter Bldg
    – SATS Cargo Ter
  • Airline Rd
    – 3rd Cargo Agents
  • Airport Cargo Rd
    – CIAS Cargo Ters
    – AirFreight Ter Bldg
    – SATS Cargo Ter
  • Airline Rd
    – Opp SIA Hangar
    – Bef Cargo Bldg D
    – Police Pass Off
  • Nicoll Dr
    – Opp SAF Ferry Ter
  • Telok Paku Rd
    – S’pore Aviation Ac
  • Loyang Ave
    – Aft Engine Test Facility
    – Aft Loyang Way
    – Opp Loyang Ind Est
  • TPE
    – Bef Punggol Rd
  • Punggol Rd
    – Blk 190C
  • Compassvale St
    – Compassvale Stn Exit A SE1
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 248A
    – Blk 240 NE16STC
    – Blk 223D
    – Blk 206A
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Ranggung Stn Exit A SE5
  • Punggol Rd (Express)
  • Hougang Ave 10
    – Opp Blk 458
    – Blk 412
    – Opp Blk 521
  • Hougang Ctrl
    – Hougang Ctrl Int NE14


Technical Information
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AM Peak:
Hougang Central Bus Interchange → Airport Cargo Road (SATS Cargo Terminal)
PM Peak:
Airline Road (3rd Cargo Agents) → Hougang Central Bus Interchange
Passes Through Sengkang, TPE, Loyang Avenue, Nicoll Drive
Route Length 22.3 km (D1) | 21.8 km (D2)
Traveling Time 65 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Hougang Central
0650 – 0735 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Airline Rd
1751 – 1839 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Frequency AM Peak
PM Peak
11 – 12 mins 12 mins

Service 89e is the fast-forward variant of Service 89 and charges express fares. The service offers faster connections between the residential estates of Hougang and Sengkang with the industrial estates at Loyang and the Changi Airfreight Centre.

The route skips Pasir Ris completely, and only calls at selected stops along Loyang Ave.

Changi Airfreight Centre:

Changi Airfreight Centre (formerly Changi Airport Cargo Complex) is a restricted area and only staff with valid passes are allowed to enter. Auxiliary police officers will board the bus to check for staff passes at the Police Pass Office along Airline Road. Visitors who do not have a pass are to alight from the bus.

Departure Timings
  • From Hougang Central Int: 0650hrs, 0702hrs, 0713hrs, 0724hrs, 0735hrs
  • From 3rd Cargo Agents, Airline Rd: 1751hrs, 1803hrs, 1815hrs, 1827hrs, 1839hrs
Route Variants
MRT / LRT Stations Served

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


  • 2005 (19 Sep): Introduced between Hougang Ctrl Int and Changi Airport Cargo Complex to provide a faster travel between places where there is a high demand by calling at fewer stops.
  • 2009 (23 Feb): PM Peak trips start from Airline Road (3rd Cargo Agents)
  • 2014 (24 Aug): Calls at a new pair of bus stops along the slip road of Tampines Expressway near Punggol Flyover
  • 2015 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
Operator History
  • 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package.

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