SBS Transit Bus Service 9

SBS Transit Bus Service 9 is a circular trunk route connecting Bedok and Changi Airfreight Center through Simpang Bedok, Simei, Tampines and Loyang Avenue. It is one of three daily trunk services to Changi Airfreight Center (formerly known as Changi Airport Cargo Complex).

Bus Service 9 will call at a new pair of bus stops at Tampines East MRT Station from 21 Oct 2017.


Route:

Bus Service 9: Bedok ↺ Airport Cargo Road (Loop)
From Bedok
Looping at Airport Cargo Road
  • Bedok Nth Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Bedok Stn Exit B EW5
    – Blk 221A
    – Bedok Sports Cplx
    – The Tanamera Condo
    – Tanah Merah Stn Exit B EW4CG
  • Bedok Rd
    – Aft Jln Chempaka Kuning
    – Opp Bedok Mkt Pl
  • Upp Changi Rd
    – Bef Jln Pari Burong
    – Bef Changi Fire Stn
  • Simei Ave
    – Blk 3012
  • Simei St 3
    – Aft Changi General Hosp
    – Simei Stn EW3
    – Blk 146
  • Simei Rd
    – Blk 151
    – Metta Welfare Assn
  • Tampines St 31 (Express)
  • Tampines Ave 2
    – Tampines East CC
    – Tampines East Stn Exit B DT33
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Tampines JC/Opp Blk 390
    – Blk 497D
  • Loyang Ave
    – Blk 149A
    – Blk 275
    – Aft Pasir Ris Dr 3
    – Opp Loyang Valley
    – Loyang Ind Est
    – Bef Loyang Way
    – Opp Engine Test Facility
    – Loyang Way 4/Soxal
    – Bef Sch of Commando
    – Bef Cranwell Rd
    – Opp Maranatha B-P Ch
    – Aft Changi Golf Course
  • Telok Paku Rd
    – Bef S’pore Aviation Ac
  • Nicoll Dr
    – Changi Beach CP 2
    – Bef Changi Beach CP 3
    – Changi Beach CP 4
    – Changi Beach CP 5
    – SAF Ferry Ter
  • 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
    – Opp SIA Hangar
    – Bef Cargo Bldg D
    – Police Pass Off
  • Nicoll Dr
    – Opp SAF Ferry Ter
    – Opp Changi Beach CP 5
    – Opp Changi Beach CP 4
  • Telok Paku Rd
    – S’pore Aviation Ac
  • Loyang Ave
    – Changi Golf Course
    – St. George Chapel
    – Aft Cranwell Rd
    – Aft Sch of Commando
    – Opp Loyang Way 4/Soxal
    – Aft Engine Test Facility
    – Aft Loyang Way
    – Opp Loyang Ind Est
    – Loyang Valley
    – Bef New Loyang Lk
    – Opp Blk 275
    – Opp Blk 149A
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Blk 370
    – Blk 390/Opp Tampines JC
  • Tampines Ave 2
    Tampines East Stn Exit C
    DT33
    – Blk 302
  • Tampines St 31 (Express)
  • Simei Rd
    – Melville Pk
    – Blk 166
  • Simei St 3
    – Blk 233
    – Opp Simei Stn EW3
    – Bef Changi General Hosp
  • Simei Ave
    – Opp Blk 3012
  • Upp Changi Rd
    – Flextronic
    – Bef Jln Chempaka Kuning
  • Bedok Rd
    – Bedok Mkt Pl
    – Bef Jln Chempaka Kuning
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Tanah Merah Stn Exit A EW4CG
    – Blk 55
    – Blk 65
    – Blk 27
    – Bedok Stn Exit A EW5
  • Bedok Nth Dr
    – Bedok Int EW5

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bedok Bus Interchange ↺ Airport Cargo Road (Loop)
Passes Through Bedok Rd, Simei St 3, Tampines Ave 7, Loyang Ave
Route Length 32.9 km
Travelling Time 130 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bedok Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL
Volvo Olympian
12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Bedok
0530hrs – 0000hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 05 – 09 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 06 – 12 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 07 – 15 mins
After 1900hrs: 12 – 23 mins

Route History

Service 9 is a popular inter-town route between Bedok, Tanah Merah, Simei, Tampines, Loyang and Changi Village. The sector between Simei and Changi Airfreight Terminal experiences high weekday peak demand from the factories and offices at Changi, in addition to heavy resident commute between estates. As such, a bulk of the fleet is comprised of double-deck buses.

Changi Airfreight Centre 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 and re-board the bus after it returns from completing its loop within the Airfreight Centre (at a separate bus stop opposite Police Pass Office).

Upon tapping out of the bus, the exit reader will display “Ride Suspended”. It will resume the journey when one taps onboard the same service after the bus comes out of the Airfreight Centre. Cash-paying passengers will still have to pay a full fare to their journey after they board the bus.

Alongside Services 19 and 89, Service 9 is one of three daily trunk services to Changi Airfreight Center (formerly known as Changi Airport Cargo Complex).

As part of the DTL3 Bus Service Enhancements, Service 9 calls at a new pair of bus stops along Tampines Ave 2, at Tampines East MRT Station from 21 Oct 2017.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Airport Cargo Road (Airfreight Ter Bldg) → Bedok Int
    Weekdays: 0600hrs, 0618hrs, 0637hrs
    Saturdays: 0600hrs
  • Tampines Avenue 7 (Blk 370)  Bedok Int
    Weekdays: 0625hrs, 0631hrs, 0642hrs, 0652hrs, 0708hrs
    Saturdays: 0628hrs

Short-Trip Services:

  • Service 9A: Bedok Interchange → Loyang Avenue (Blk 149A)
    Weekdays PM Peak only

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


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 2023.

History:

  • 1979: Introduced by SBS between Geylang Fringe Car Park and Changi Point
  • 1983 (25 Jun): Integrated with Services 391 and 395, extended to loop at Changi Airport Cargo Complex as part of the 1983 Changi Airport Bus Plan
  • 1988: Amended to Upp Changi Rd East, Simei Rd / Tampines St 31, Ave 2, Ave 7, Loyang Ave, deleting existing sectors along Bedok Rd, Upp Changi Rd and Loyang Way.
  • 1992: Shortened to Bedok Int
  • 1995 (15 Nov): Amended to Simei Ave and St 3, serving Simei estate
  • 1998: Amended into Simpang Bedok via Bedok Rd and Upp Changi Rd
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Terminates at Bedok Temporary Bus Interchange. Amended to call at the bus stops outside Bedok Station in both directions.
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Terminates at air-conditioned Bedok Bus Interchange.
  • 2014 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2017 (21 Oct): Calls a new pair of bus stops at Tampines East MRT Station.

Past Routings:

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