(Defunct) Parks Services

Parks Services are special bus services operated by SBS Transit that connect various parks to and from nearby bus interchanges. Introduced in 2005, three existing bus services (400, 401 & 403) were converted to Parks services and two additional bus services (408 & 409) were introduced. Targeted at park-goers, they enhance the connectivity of several parks by providing direct bus services to within the parks itself.

With the withdrawal of Parks 408 on 1 Aug 2016, there are no more Parks services in operation.

List of Parks services:

To date, only five services have been designated as Parks services. They are:

Service Description
Parks 400 Shenton Way ↺ Marina Mall, serving Marina City Park
Later reverted to normal Trunk route
Parks 401 Bedok ↺ Fort Road, serving East Coast Park
Later reverted to normal Trunk route
Parks 403 Pasir Ris ↺ Pasir Ris Road, serving Pasir Ris Park
Later reverted to normal Trunk route
Parks 408 HarbourFront ↺ Port Road, serving Labrador Park
Introduced on 12 Mar 2005, withdrawn 1 Aug 2016
Parks 409 HarbourFront ↺ Mt Faber Road, serving Mount Faber Park
Introduced on 14 Nov 2005, withdrawn 1 Mar 2013

On 16 Mar 2009, Parks 400, 401 and 403 were reverted to regular Trunk routes.


Fares for Parks services are based on flat-fares, regardless of mode of payment (card or cash). Adult fare is $1.10, Child / Student fare is $0.55, and Senior Citizen fare is $0.80. Bus concession passes and distance-based fares are not applicable.

From 3 August 2014, Parks services will charge $1.20 for Adults, PWD and WTCS cardholders. Students pay $0.60 and Senior Citizens pay $0.85. Children below 7 years of age travel free.

Operating Hours:

Parks services initially operated daily, but were subsequently converted to weekend operations after lack of demand.


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One thought on “(Defunct) Parks Services

  • 4 July 2019 at 5:10 PM

    You’ve got to be kidding me. Parks services are now extinct!? What’s the point of introducing Parks if withdrawn? Tell me if another Parks service is introduced


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