Guide to NightRider/Nite Owl Services

NightRider and Nite Owl bus services are late-night bus services that operate in a unidirectional fashion, from the City to various housing estates in Singapore. Here is a guide to these services:

Main Articles: NightRider services, Nite Owl services

Service Articles: 1N2N3N4N5N6NNR1NR2NR3NR5NR6NR7NR8

Note: To facilitate the Night On-Demand Public Bus trial for CBD – Bedok / Tampines, NightRider NR7 will be suspended from 4 Jan 2019 to 15 Jun 2019.

Operating Hours:

From Marina Centre Bus Terminal –

  • Night Owls 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N & 6N: 0000hrs – 0200hrs on Fridays, Saturdays and Eves of Public Holidays. 40 mins frequency.
  • Night Riders NR2 & NR5: 2330hrs – 0200hrs on Fridays, Saturdays and Eves of Public Holidays. 30 mins frequency.
  • Night Rider NR7 & NR8: 2335hrs – 0200hrs on Fridays, Saturdays and Eves of Public Holidays. 29 mins frequency.

From Resorts World Sentosa –

  • Night Riders NR1 & NR6: 2330hrs – 0200hrs on Fridays, Saturdays and Eves of Public Holidays. 25 mins frequency.

From Boat Quay –

  • Night Rider NR3: 2330hrs – 0200hrs on Fridays, Saturdays and Eves of Public Holidays. 25 mins frequency.

From the City:

Landmarks Boarding Bus Stop Night Services available:
Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios S’pore, VivoCity, HarbourFront Centre, HarbourFront MRT Resorts World Sentosa
Telok Blangah Road
– VivoCity
– Harbourfront Stn Exit A
– Opp VivoCity
NR1, NR6
Marina Bay Sands Hotel, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Gardens By The Bay (South), Bayfront MRT Bayfront Avenue
– Aft Bayfront Stn Exit E
– Marina Bay Sands Theatre
NR1, NR6
Singapore Flyer, F1 Pit Building Raffles Avenue
– Aft S’pore Flyer
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR2, NR5, NR7 ODPB Night Bus, NR8
Marina Square, Mandarin Oriental S’pore, Marina Bay Floating Platform, Esplanade Raffles Avenue
– Seating Gallery
– The Esplanade
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus, NR8
St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Capitol Bldg, Peninsula Plaza, Funan DigitaLife Mall, The Adelphi, Supreme Ct Bldg, The Treasury, National Gallery S’pore, Parliament Hse, High St Ctr, City Hall MRT North Bridge Road
– City Hall Stn Exit B
– Opp The Treasury
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus, NR8
Boat Quay, Hongkong St, Hong Lim Park South Bridge Road
– Boat Quay
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus, NR8
North Canal Road
– Opp OCBC Ctr
NR1, NR3
The Central, Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel, The Riverwalk, Clarke Quay MRT Eu Tong Sen Street
– Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus, NR8
Clarke Quay, Liang Court, Novotel S’pore Clarke Quay, Fort Canning Park, Fort Canning MRT River Valley Road
– Clarke Quay
– Bef Fort Canning Stn
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus, NR8
Ion Orchard, Wisma Atria, Wheelock Place, Shaw House, Marriott Hotel, Tang Plaza, Lucky Plaza, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, The Paragon, Ngee Ann City, Orchard Parksuites, Orchard MRT Orchard Road
– Orchard Stn/Lucky Plaza
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Orchard Turn
– Opp Orchard Stn/ION
NR1, NR2, NR3
Orchard Boulevard
– Bef Orchard Stn Exit B
NR5, NR8
Royal Plaza On Scotts, Scotts Walk, Thong Teck Bldg, Far East Plaza, Grand Hyatt S’pore Scotts Road
– Royal Plaza On Scotts
NR1, NR2, NR3
313@Somerset, Orchard Central, Orchard Gateway, The Centrepoint, Tripleone Somerset, Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, Mandarin Orchard S’pore, The Heeren, Somerset MRT Orchard Road
– Opp Somerset Stn
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Somerset Road
– Somerset Stn
NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR8
Concorde Hotel & Shopping Mall, United House, Hotel Grand Ctrl, Orchard Plaza, Winsland House Orchard Road
– Concorde Hotel S’pore
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Plaza Singapura, Macdonald House, Park Mall, S’pore Shopping Centre, The Cathay, Dhoby Ghaut MRT Orchard Road
– Dhoby Ghaut Stn
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR6, NR7 ODPB Night Bus

The bus stop along Eu Tong Sen Street (Clarke Quay Stn) is the final stop where all NightRider and Nite Owl bus services stop at. Passengers paying by Ez-link card can make use of SMRT NightRider’s free transfer within 45 minutes at this stop.


Estates:

Central District:

Housing Estate Areas Served Night Services available:
Central District
Bishan Bishan St 11, Bishan MRT, Bishan St 22 NR1
Boon Keng Boon Keng MRT & Estate NR6
Kallang Kallang MRT & Estate NR7
Queenstown Queenstown MRT & Estate NR5
Redhill Redhill MRT & Estate
Tiong Bahru Tiong Bahru Rd, Tiong Bahru MRT & Estate
Toa Payoh Toa Payoh MRT, Toa Payoh Ctrl, Lor 4 Toa Payoh NR1

North District:

Housing Estate Areas Served Night Services available:
North District
Ang Mo Kio Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, Ave 3, Ave 4, and Ang Mo Kio MRT 1N
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 NR1
Bukit Panjang Bukit Panjang Rd NR3
Choa Chu Kang Teck Whye Ave, Keat Hong / South View LRT, Choa Chu Kang Ave 2 & 4, Choa Chu Kang MRT & Interchange NR3
Choa Chu Kang Way, Teck Whye / Keat Hong / South View LRT, Choa Chu Kang Ave 3 & 4 3N
Sembawang Canberra Rd, Admiralty Drive, Sembawang Drive, Sembawang MRT NR2
Woodlands Woodlands Centre Rd, Marsling Drive & Rise, Woodlands Ave 7, 4, 5 and 6 NR2
Yew Tee Choa Chu Kang St 52, Yew Tee MRT, Choa Chu Kang North 7, Crescent, North 6 and North 5 3N, NR3
Yishun Khatib MRT, Full length of Yishun Ring Rd (except between Yishun St 61 and Yishun Ave 11), Yishun St 61, Yishun Ctrl and Yishun Ave 11 1N, NR1

For commuters living at Choa Chu Kang and Yew Tee, NR3 offers the faster route from the City as compared to 3N, by skipping Bukit Timah Road, Bukit Batok and Bukit Gombak.

For commuters living at Ang Mo Kio and Yishun, 1N offers the faster route from the City as compared to NR1, by skipping Toa Payoh and Bishan.


East District:

Housing Estate Areas Served Night Services available:
East District
The On-Demand Public Bus (Night Bus) serves all stops within geofenced areas in Bedok Reservoir, Bedok, and Tampines. Check the article for more information.
Bedok Bedok North Rd, Bedok North Ave 3, New Upper Changi Rd NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Bedok South Ave 1, Bedok MRT, Bedok North Ave 1, Bedok North Rd, Bedok North Ave 4 4N
Bedok Reservoir Bedok Reservoir Road 2N
Eunos Gelang Serai estate NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Eunos MRT, Kampong Ubi 2N, NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Kaki Bukit Bedok Reservoir Rd 2N, NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Marine Parade Marine Parade Rd 4N
Pasir Ris Loyang Ave, Pasir Ris Drive 1 and 3 (between Elias Rd and Loyang Ave), Elias Rd NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Loyang Ave, Pasir Ris St 21, St 41, Drive 6, Drive 3, Drive 10, St 71, Elias Rd, Pasir Ris Drive 1 4N
Tampines

Tampines Ave 5, 4 and 7, Tampines MRT NR7
Tampines Ave 1, 8, 5, 4, Tampines MRT, Tampines St 41, Ave 9, St 45, St 34, St 32, Ave 2, Ave, 5, Ave 4, Ave 3 2N
Tanah Merah New Upp Changi Rd NR7
Simei Simei Rd, Simei St 3 NR7 ODPB Night Bus
Simei St 3, Simei St 4, Simei Rd 4N

For commuters living at Tampines, 2N offers the faster route from the City as compared to NR7, by skipping Sims Avenue, Bedok and Simei.

For commuters living at Pasir Ris, 4N offers the faster route from the City as compared to NR7, by skipping Sims Avenue, Bedok Reservoir and Bedok town.

On-Demand Public Bus (Night Bus) service areas:


North-East District:

Housing Estate Areas Served Night Services available:
North-East District
Hougang Yio Chu Kang Rd, Hougang Ave 9, Ave 8, Ave 10 NR6
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Hougang Ave 9, Ave 4, Ave 8, Ave 6, Ave 10, Hougang Ctrl & MRT, Upp Serangoon Rd 6N
Potong Pasir Upp Serangoon Rd, Potong Pasir MRT NR6
Punggol Punggol Rd, Punggol Field (Cove, Meridian & Coral Edge LRT), Punggol East (Riviera LRT), Punggol Ctrl, Punggol Pl, Punggol Field 6N
Sengkang Sengkang East Ave, Rivervale Dr (Bakau & Kangkar LRT), Sengkang East Way, Anchorvale Link, Anchorvale Dr, Compassvale Dr NR6
Sengkang East Ave, Punggol Rd 6N
Serangoon Serangoon MRT, Serangoon Ctrl, Yio Chu Kang Rd NR6

For commuters living at Hougang and Sengkang, 6N offers the faster route from the City as compared to NR6, by skipping Boon Keng, Potong Pasir and Serangoon.


West District:

Housing Estate Areas Served Night Services available:
West District
Bukit Batok Bukit Batok East Ave 3, Bukit Batok Ctrl, Bukit Batok West Ave 2, West Ave 4, West Ave 7, West Ave 5, Bukit Gombak MRT NR8
Bukit Batok East Ave 6, East Ave 3, Bukit Batok Ctrl, Bukit Batok West Ave 5, Bukit Gombak MRT 3N
Buona Vista Commonwealth Ave West NR5, NR8
Clementi Clementi Ave 2 5N
Commonwealth Ave West, Clementi MRT 5N, NR5, NR8
Jurong East Toh Guan Rd, Jurong East Ave 1 NR5
Boon Lay West, Jurong East Central, Jurong East Ave 1 5N
Jurong West Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay MRT, Jurong West St 64, St 62, St 61, St 71, St 81, St 82, St 75, St 64 NR5
Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay MRT, Jurong West St 64, St 63, St 61, Jurong West Ave 4, St 72, Ave 5, St 91, St 92 5N

For commuters living at Bukit Batok, 3N offers the faster route from the City as compared to NR8, by plying a shorter and semi-express route.


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6 thoughts on “Guide to NightRider/Nite Owl Services

  • 28 April 2019 at 2:11 PM
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    I arrive into Changi Airport at 11.15p.m. Is there a bus that I
    can take after midnight to Orchard… mrt will have closed by then.

    Reply

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