Tower Transit Bus Service 106 is a trunk route running between Bukit Batok Bus Interchange and Shenton Way, passing through Toh Tuck, Clementi, Buona Vista, Holland Village, Tanglin, Orchard Road, Bras Basah, Suntec City, Bayfront and Shenton Way.
0630-0830: 06 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 10 mins
After 1900: 07 – 12 mins
0630-0830: 08 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 12 mins
After 1900: 12 – 13 mins
Service 106 serves the residential estates of Bukit Batok, Clementi and Buona Vista, providing a direct bus connection to the Orchard Road and Downtown Core areas. It is a vital connection not just between residential estates, but also many It also offers many links within different parts of the city, such as Orchard Road, Bras Basah, Marina Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Downtown and Shenton Way.
Service 106 offers the fastest bus connection between Bukit Batok and Clementi, and apart from express services, is the only bus route connecting the Orchard shopping belt with Marina Bay Sands and surrounding attractions at Bayfront.
Formerly an SBS route since the 1980s, the route was transferred to TIBS in 2000 and has been operated by SMRT until it was re-allocated to the Bus Contracting Model (Bulim Bus Package) in May 2016. SMRT’s Alexander Dennis Enviro500double-deck buses appeared on the route since Aug 2014, marking a comeback since SBS deployed double-deck buses on Service 106 in 1986. Tower Transit continues to deploy double-deck buses on Service 106.
Raffles Ave (Seating Gallery) → Bukit Batok Int
AM Peak Daily
Holland Rd (Aft Estoril Mans) → Bukit Batok Int
Weekdays & Saturdays AM Peak
Bukit Batok East Ave 3 (Opp Burgundy Hill) → Bukit Batok Int
Weekdays PM Peak
Short Trip Service
Service 106A:Bukit Batok Interchange → Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi MRT)
Weekdays: 0641hrs – 0848hrs | 07 – 41 min frequency
Formerly operating between Marina Boulevard and Marina Bay Sands during the Formula 1 race period, the 1st Generation 106A was withdrawn after the opening of the Circle Line Extension between Promenade and Marina Bay.
Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.
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Gallery: (SMRT Buses)
1974 – 2000: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
2000 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Service Ltd
2004 – 28 May 2016: SMRT Buses Ltd
29 May 2016 onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Bulim Bus Package.
1974: Introduced as Serangoon Gardens Est – Commonwealth Ave/North Buona Vista Rd by SBS, replacing former Service 103A
1977: Amended to Orchard Rd
1981: Amended to Buona Vista Ter
1983: Amended to ply Lor Chuan, skipping CTE
1985: Extended from Buona Vista to Bukit Batok Ter
1987 (23 Sep): Amended to Bt Batok Int
1988 (13 Mar): Amended to Serangoon Int following closure of Serangoon Gdns Ter
2000 (24 Dec): Handed to Trans-Island Bus Services (TIBS)
2003 (27 Jul): Shortened from Serangoon to Marina Centre Ter under Phase 2 of NEL Rationalisation
2010 (26 Apr): Extended to Shenton Way Ter via Bayfront and Marina Bay
2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
2013 (01 Dec): Calls at a new bus stop (03529 Downtown Stn) along Central Blvd
2014 (28 Sep): Route Amendments in Marina South Area: Amended from Maxwell Rd / Straits View to ply Robinson Rd and Marina Blvd towards Bukit Batok, calling at four additional bus stops. Calls at the relocated Bus stop 03539 Marina Bay Station (Formally 03539 Aft Marina Stn Rd) along Central Blvd towards Shenton Way Terminal.
2015 (14 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)