Premium Services

Updated 4 Jul 2018

For Premium Bus Services to Changi Business Park, please refer to this article.

Premium Bus Services (PBS) are bus services that offer more comfort versus other bus services or other forms of transport. They cater towards commuters who do not mind paying higher fares for a more comfortable and direct journey to their destinations.

Almost all Premium services concentrate on catering towards commuters heading to and from the Central Business District (CBD) during the morning and evening peak hours. The direct nature of Premium bus routes makes it more appealing than ordinary bus routes or taking a train, as passengers are assured of a seat onboard, plus it costs a lot less to travel by Premium bus than by taxi.

Unlike basic bus services, Premium services are designed primarily to ease the morning rush hour crowd heading towards the CBD. Currently, a total of about 70 PBS operate from various major estates to the CBD.

Another group of Premium services concentrate on Changi Business Park commuters. Prior to the introduction of Bus Services 20, 47, and 118, the area was not served by public buses. Many office buildings are also located far away from Expo MRT Station. As such, most commuters travel by Premium Bus to travel in and out of the area due to the lack of public transport.



Bus Operators

Premium buses are operated by private bus companies. Any company can set up a Premium bus route provided it has been approved by the Public Transport Council (PTC).

Fare Structure

Regardless of boarding and alighting points, Premium services charge a flat fare ranging from S$2.70 to S$7.00 per trip. On average, a Premium service costs $4.00 per trip.

BeeLine Bus Services

Apart from Premium Services approved by the Land Transport Authority, Bus-Pooling Services provide premium bus services subject to commuter demand. View the route details in the link.

GrabShuttle Bus Services

Check out over 175 bus routes operated by GrabShuttle here!

GrabShuttle Plus

GrabShuttle Plus currently operates in Punggol & Sengkang.

ShareTransport at MapleTree Business City

Check out more than 20 ShareTransport buspool routes here!



List of Premium Services:

List of Premium Services by Private Operators: (non-exhaustive)

Click Here for Changi Business Park Premium Services summary page.

Click on the service number to view the route information.

  • Grande Vista Condominium (Cactus Drive) to Yio Chu Kang / Ang Mo Kio Station
  • Rhu Cross / Tanjong Rhu to/fro Suntec City / Raffles Place
  • The Gardens at Bishan to Bishan MRT Station
Premium Serving Operator
522 Flora Rd → Nicoll Highway ComfortDelgro Bus Pte Ltd
523 Bedok Reservoir View → Nicoll Highway ComfortDelgro Bus Pte Ltd
526 Hougang Ave 1 → Upp Cross St ComfortDelgro Bus Pte Ltd
530 Tiong Bahru Rd → Shenton Way EML Transport Service Pte Ltd
531 [AM] Simei Road → Shenton Way
[PM] Anson Road → Simei Road
Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
532 Clementi Ave 4 → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
533 Teban Gardens Rd → Beach Rd Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
534 Serangoon North Ave 5 → Fullerton Rd City Bus Services
538 Pasir Ris Dr 3 → Fullerton Rd Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
539 Pasir Ris Dr 3 → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
541 [AM] Bayshore Road  → Shenton Way
[PM] Anson Road → Bayshore Road
Bus Plus Services Pte Ltd
542 Yung Ho Rd → Nicoll Highway Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
543 Jurong East Ave 1 → Nicoll Highway Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
544 Bedok North Rd → Nicoll Highway Commute Solutions
545 Bedok North Ave 4 → Fullerton Rd APT Travel Pte Ltd
547 [AM] Meyer Road  → Shenton Way
[PM] Anson Road → Bayshore Road
Bus Plus Services Pte Ltd
548 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 → Fullerton Rd Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
549 Ang Mo Kio St 61 → Temasek Blvd
Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
550 Sengkang East Ave → Fullerton Rd City Bus Services
553 Tampines Ave 9 → Fullerton Rd APT Travel Pte Ltd
554 Tampines Ave 4 → Fullerton Rd Tan Bus Transport
557 Choa Chu Kang Ave 3 → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions LLP
559 Yishun Ave 11 → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions LLP
560 Pandan Valley → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
565 Ah Hood Rd → Fullerton Rd City Bus Services
566 Meyer Rd → Marina Blvd Commute Solutions LLP
568 [AM] Serangoon North Ave 1 → Anson Rd
[PM] Anson Rd → Serangoon North Ave 1
Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
569 Punggol Drive → Nicoll Highway Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
571 [AM] Upp Serangoon Rd → Alexandra Rd
[PM] Alexandra Rd → Upp Serangoon Rd
K H Ng Bus Transport Service
573 [AM] Yishun Ave 2 → Pasir Panjang Rd
[PM] Alexandra Rd → Yishun Ave 2
Ren Quan Transport
574 [AM] Upp Serangoon Rd → Anson Rd
[PM] Anson Rd → Upp Serangoon Rd
DeConti Trans
575 Sengkang East Rd → Upp Cross St DeConti Trans
576 [AM] Seletar Rd → Upp Cross St
[PM] Raffles Blvd → Mimosa Rd
Bus Hub Services Pte Ltd
577 Woodlands Ctr Rd ↺ Sungei Kadut Dr Ren Quan Transport
580 [AM] Woodlands Ctr Rd → Yishun Ave 2
[PM] Yishun Ave 2 → Woodlands Ctr Rd
Ren Quan Transport
581 [AM] Yishun Ave 7 → Airport Rd
[PM] Airport Rd → Yishun Ave 2
Ren Quan Transport
585 Bedok Reservoir Rd → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions
586 [AM] Canberra Dr → Upp Cross St
[PM] Bras Basah Rd → Canberra Dr
Bus Hub Services Pte Ltd
588 Sin Ming Ave → Shenton Way Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
590 Choa Chu Kang Cres → Shenton Way Commute Solutions
591 [AM] Punggol Rd → Anson Rd
[PM] Anson Rd → Punggol Rd
Xing Sheng Transport Services
592 [AM] Sengkang West Ave → Anson Rd
[PM] Anson Rd → Sengkang West Ave
Xing Sheng Transport Services
593 [AM] Punggol Way  → Changi South Ave 2
[PM] Somapah Rd  → Punggol Way
Loh Gim Chong Transport
599 Hougang St 51 → Shenton Way Xing Sheng Transport Services
722 [AM] Senja Rd → Anson Rd
[PM] Anson Rd → Senja Rd
City Bus Services
723 [AM] Buangkok Green → Upp Cross St
[PM] Raffles Quay → Buangkok Green
Xing Sheng Transport Services
724 [AM] Bedok North Ave 1  → Changi Business Pk Ctrl 1
[PM] Changi South Ave 2 → Bedok North Ave 1
Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
725 Choa Chu Kang Ave 5 → Shenton Way Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
728 [AM] Sengkang West Ave → Changi South Ave 2
[PM] Somapah Rd → Sengkang West Ave
Loh Ghim Chong Transport
729 [AM] Punggol Field → Pasir Panjang Rd
[PM] Pasir Panjang Rd → Punggol Field
K H Ng Bus Transport Service
731 [AM] Punggol East → Robinson Rd
[PM] Shenton Way →  Punggol East
Xing Sheng Transport Services
733 [AM] Lentor Ave  → Changi Business Pk Cres
[PM] Changi South Ave 2  → Lentor Ave
Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
734 [AM] Sembawang Way → Changi Business Pk Cres
[PM] Changi Business Cres → Sembawang Way
Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
735 Woodlands Ave 3  → Hoe Chiang Rd Commute Solutions LLP
736 Tampines Ave 9 → Temasek Blvd City Bus Services
737 [AM] Pasir Ris Dr 1 → Changi Business Pk Ctrl 1
[PM] Changi South Ave 2  → Pasir Ris Dr 1
Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
740 [AM] Sembawang Dr → Changi South Ave 2
[PM] Somapah Rd  → Sembawang Dr
Loh Ghim Chong Transport
741 [AM] Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 → Changi South Ave 2
[PM] Somapah Rd → Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
Loh Ghim Chong Transport
742 [AM] Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 → Changi South Ave 2
[PM] Somapah Rd  → Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
Loh Ghim Chong Transport
743 [AM] Tampines St 71 → Changi Business Pk Ctrl 1
[PM] Changi South Ave 2  → Tampines St 71
Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
744 [AM] Punggol Rd → Changi Business Pk Cres
[PM] Changi Business Pk Cres → Punggol Rd
Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
745 [AM] Tampines Ave 7 → Changi Business Pk Cres
[PM] Changi South Ave 2 → Tampines Ave 7
Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
748 Marine Parade Rd → Changi Business Pk Ctrl 1 Smart Destiny Pte Ltd
749 Clementi Rd (SIM University) → Yishun Ave 2 LGK Transport Services
750 Woodlands Ave 9 → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions LLP
753 [AM] Flora Rd → Anson Rd
[PM] Raffles Quay → Flora Rd
Ren Quan Transport
754 Hume Ave ↺ Bt Batok Ctrl (Bukit Batok MRT) ComfortDelgro Bus Pte Ltd
761 Ang Mo Kio Ave 2 → Temasek Blvd Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
762 Teban Gardens → Church St City Bus Services
763 Bayshore Rd → Depot Rd Commute Solutions LLP
764 Clementi Rd → Tampines Ave 4 LGK Transport Services
765 Woodlands Ave 3 → Pasir Panjang Rd Commute Solutions LLP
767 Jln Loyang Besar → New Bridge Rd City Bus Services
768 [AM] Woodlands Ave 3 → Changi South Ave 2
[PM] Somapah Rd → Woodlands Ave 3
Yeoong Charter Bus Services
769 Pasir Ris Street 51 → Jln Bukit Merah Commute Solutions LLP
770 Changi Business Park → Sengkang West Raffles Bus Services Pte Ltd
772 Japanese Association of Singapore ↔ River Valley Rd Bus Plus Services Pte Ltd
773 [AM] Tampines Ave 7 → Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 / Serangoon Ave 5
[PM] Serangoon Ave 5 → Tampines Ave 2
KP7 Transport Pte Ltd
776 Yishun ↔ Changi Business Park Ren Quan Transport
779 Sengkang East Way → Changi Business Park Narayn Hare Pte Ltd
781 [AM] Woodlands Ave 3 → Tanjong Pagar Rd
[PM] Tanjong Pagar Rd → Woodlands Ave 3
Joseph Coach Pte Ltd

 


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30 thoughts on “Premium Services

  • 17 July 2018 at 6:38 PM
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    Is there a mobile app available which allows tracking of exact arrival times real time for Premium Bus Lines?

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  • 1 July 2018 at 3:05 PM
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    Hello, I am looking for a premium bus from the Waterline, 163 Poh huat road west to Harbour front ?
    Thanks for your feedback.
    Thomas

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  • 2 December 2017 at 1:07 PM
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    Any advice from woodlands ave 3 to bugis area?

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  • 12 November 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    I am a student and i bought consession on 10thNov. On 11thNov myschool had an event at Hillview community centre. I checked on google map,it show 963 or 963R can go there so i go woodland int and waited for bus. After 5 minutes, the 963R bus came and i remembered that 963R can reach there too, so i took that bus to go there. I do not know that it was a premium bus and it charge me.I am unhappy with it. Is there any difference between the premium buses and normal buses? I do not feel premium buses are more comfort. How can I differential the premium buses and normal buses in the future?

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    • 22 April 2018 at 5:11 PM
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      Actually, 963R operated by SMRT (a public operator) is an Express service, not a Premium service. It charges Express distance-based fares. For Premium buses, these are gradually being phased out to private operators (e.g. Ren Quan, AEDGE, ComfortDelGro, etc.).

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  • 3 October 2017 at 8:11 AM
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    Traveling on Bus 552 used to be enjoyable as it provides the comfort and convinience. Even thoigh $5 per ride is much more than the other private service which charges almost 50% lesser and bring me to the same destination, i continued to travel with 552 for the comfort. Unfortunately, this has all been changed. The company not only changed the driver but the vehicle. The current vehicle used by service 552 is much older (at least the feel) than the previous one. Most of the air con vents in the vehicle are faulty. Most important of all, there is only one door which in my opinion lack of safety. To sum up, the provider should ensure its passengers are paying for a value for money service. We paid a premium price and would expect receiving a comparable service. I have switched to the other service; paid lesser, more comfortable vehicle and take me to my destination in about the same time.

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