SBS Transit Bus Service 122 is a residential trunk route running between Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal and Commonwealth Drive, passing through Tiong Bahru, Alexandra Road, Kay Siang Road, Margaret Drive and Commonwealth MRT Station.
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|Route||Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal ↺ Commonwealth Drive (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Outram Rd, Tiong Bahru Rd, Alexandra Rd, Kay Siang Rd, Margaret Dr|
|Route Length||16.6 km|
|Traveling Time||70 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Bukit Merah Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Ulu Pandan Bus Depot (UPDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from Kampong Bahru
|05:55 – 23:30|
|Loop Service||6:30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||14 – 18 mins||14 – 18 mins||14 – 16 mins||16 – 25 mins|
|Saturdays||16 – 18 mins||16 – 18 mins||18 mins||17 – 25 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||17 – 18 mins||16 – 18 mins||17 – 18 mins||17 – 25 mins|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Service 122 provides residents of Tiong Bahru, Alexandra, and Commonwealth Drive with greater connectivity to Outram Park, Tiong Bahru and Commonwealth MRT Stations, along with other amenities in the vicinity. It is the thirty-eighth (38th) bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), and the third new BSEP service originating from New Bridge Road after Service 121.
The inter-town service improves on existing bus connections in certain areas, notably Commonwealth Drive (previously only served by Service 195), and Margaret Drive (previously only served by Service 32), linking residential estates and amenities with transport nodes and enhancing connectivity to these areas. Apart from benefiting new residential developments near Dawson Road, such as the new HDB Skyville@Dawson and SkyTerrace developments, the route also serves schools such as – Gan Eng Seng, Manasseh Meyer, Queenstown Primary, Queensway Secondary, Assumption English, Crescent Girls and Alexandra Primary – as well as amenities such as Tiong Bahru Plaza and Singapore General Hospital.
MRT Stations Served
- Commonwealth Drive (Blk 92) → Kampong Bahru Ter
Weekdays: 06:00 & 06:14
Saturdays: 06:00 & 06:13
Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:00 & 06:11
- 2015 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Bukit Merah Bus Package.
- 2015 (15 Mar): Introduced between New Bridge Road Terminal and Commonwealth Drive (Loop) under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
- 2015 (22 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- 2018 (10 Mar): Amended to Kampong Bahru Ter. First bus departure timings from Kampong Bahru brought forward by 5 minutes.
- 2018 (18 Nov): Start of operations under Bukit Merah Bus Package (Tendered Contract)