SBS Transit Bus Service 13

SBS Transit Bus Service 13 is a trunk service plying between Yio Chu Kang and Upper East Coast, passing through Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Boon Keng, Geylang and Marine Parade.

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55509
Yio Chu Kang Int NS15
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8
55209
Opp Blk 646
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54059
Bef Ang Mo Kio Lib
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54049
Courts Ang Mo Kio
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54039
Bef Al-Muttaqin Mque
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54019
Blk 307A
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
53169
Blk 254
Marymount Road
53379
Blk 245
Bishan Street 22
53389
Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan Street 22
53399
Blk 202
Bishan Street 22
53231
Bishan Stn NS17CC15
Bishan Road
53211
Opp Raffles Instn
Bishan Road
52021
Opp Blk 1004
Braddell Road
52031
Opp Blk 998
Braddell Road
52051
Blk 147
Braddell Road
52061
BCA Acad
Braddell Road
66061
Aft Lynwood Gr
Braddell Road
66071
Opp PUB Recreation Club
Braddell Road
61049
Aft Bartley Rd
Upper Serangoon Road
61039
Woodleigh Stn Exit A NE11
Upper Serangoon Road
61029
Opp Woodleigh Pk
Upper Serangoon Road
61019
Opp Blk 101
Upper Serangoon Road
60269
Potong Pasir Stn Exit B NE10
Upper Serangoon Road
60209
Sant Ritz
Upper Serangoon Road
60179
MOM Svcs Ctr
Bendemeer Road
60159
Blk 54
Bendemeer Road
60139
Blk 44
Bendemeer Road
60119
Opp Boon Keng Stn NE9
Bendemeer Road
60099
Bef Lavender St
Bendemeer Road
07359
Opp Arc 380
Lavender Street
07369
Aft Kallang Bahru
Lavender Street
07379
Aperia/Bef Kallang Rd
Lavender Street
80011
Aft Padang Jeringau
Kallang Road
80031
Kallang Stn EW10
Sims Avenue
80051
Aft Lor 1 Geylang
Sims Avenue
80071
Yi Xiu Fty Bldg
Sims Avenue
80091
Bef Lor 23 Geylang
Sims Avenue
81011
Aft Aljunied Stn EW9
Sims Avenue
81031
Blk 134
Sims Avenue
81051
Sims Ville
Sims Avenue
82011
Aft Tg Katong Cplx EW8CC9
Sims Avenue
82032
Blk 416
Sims Avenue
82061
Eunos Stn/Int EW7
Sims Avenue
83299
Aft Lor G Telok Kurau
Still Road
83319
Aft Lor J Telok Kurau
Still Road
83309
Aft Still Lane
Still Road
92279
D’Ecosia
Still Road South
92061
CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)
Marine Parade Road
92239
Blk 45
Marine Crescent
92071
Opp Blk 57
Marine Parade Road
92081
St. Patrick’s Sch
Marine Parade Road
93011
Opp Neptune Ct
Marine Parade Road
93021
Opp Mandarin Gdns
Marine Parade Road
93121
Opp Sekolah Indonesia
Siglap Road
93071
Crescendo Bldg
Upper East Coast Road
93081
Opp Chiang Ct
Upper East Coast Road
93091
Opp Siglap Sth CC
Upper East Coast Road
94011
Evergreen Gdn
Upper East Coast Road
94021
Bef Sennett Rd
Upper East Coast Road
94031
The Summit
Upper East Coast Road
94041
Aft Parbury Ave
Upper East Coast Road
94051
Opp Temasek Sec Sch
Upper East Coast Road
94061
Kew Green Condo
Upper East Coast Road
94009
Upp East Coast Ter
Upper East Coast Road
94009
Upp East Coast Ter
Upper East Coast Road
94069
Opp Kew Green Condo
Upper East Coast Road
94059
Temasek Sec Sch
Upper East Coast Road
94049
Aft Bedok Sth Ave 3
Upper East Coast Road
94089
Calvary Ably of God Ch
Upper East Coast Road
94039
Opp The Summit
Upper East Coast Road
94029
Aft Sennett Rd
Upper East Coast Road
94019
Opp Evergreen Ave
Upper East Coast Road
93099
Siglap Sth CC
Upper East Coast Road
93089
Opp Goodwill Ct
Upper East Coast Road
93079
Opp Springvale
East Coast Road
93129
Bef Sekolah Indonesia
Siglap Road
93029
Mandarin Gdns
Marine Parade Road
93019
Neptune Ct
Marine Parade Road
92089
CHIJ Katong Convent
Marine Parade Road
92211
CHIJ Katong Convent (Sec)
Marine Terrace
92221
Blk 19
Marine Terrace
92231
Blk 34
Marine Crescent
92271
Opp D’Ecosia
Still Road South
83301
Aft East Coast Rd
Still Road
83311
Aft Lor Nangka
Still Road
83291
Aft Joo Chiat Pl
Still Road
82069
Aft Lor 106 Changi
Changi Road
82049
Joo Chiat Cplx
Changi Road
82029
Blk 14 Mkt/FC
Geylang Road
82109
City Plaza
Geylang Road
81069
Opp Lor 39 Geylang
Geylang Road
81049
Aft Lor 34 Geylang
Geylang Road
81029
Aft Lor 28 Geylang
Geylang Road
80089
Bef Lor 18 Geylang
Geylang Road
80069
Opp Mohd Salleh Mque
Geylang Road
80049
Aft Sims Way
Geylang Road
80039
Opp Lor 1 Geylang Ter EW10
Geylang Road
80029
Bef Kg Bugis
Kallang Road
07371
Aft Kallang Rd
Lavender Street
07361
Bef Kallang Bahru
Lavender Street
07351
Arc 380
Lavender Street
60101
Kwong Wai Shiu Hosp
Serangoon Road
60121
Boon Keng Stn/Blk 102 NE9
Serangoon Road
60141
Opp Bendemeer Pr Sch
Serangoon Road
60161
St. Michael’s Pl
Serangoon Road
60201
18 Woodsville
Upper Serangoon Road
60261
Potong Pasir Stn Exit C NE10
Upper Serangoon Road
61011
Blk 103
Upper Serangoon Road
61021
Aft Woodleigh Pk
Upper Serangoon Road
61031
Woodleigh Stn Exit B NE11
Upper Serangoon Road
61041
Bef Braddell Rd
Upper Serangoon Road
66089
S’pore Power Trg Inst
Braddell Road
66079
PUB Recreation Club
Braddell Road
66069
Bef Braddell Flyover
Braddell Road
52069
ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd
Braddell Road
52059
Blk 219
Braddell Road
52039
Aft Muhajirin Mque
Braddell Road
53219
Raffles Instn
Bishan Road
53239
Opp Bishan Stn NS17CC15
Bishan Road
53391
Opp Blk 203
Bishan Street 22
53381
Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan Street 22
53371
Blk 257
Bishan Street 22
53161
Opp Blk 254
Marymount Road
54011
Blk 207
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54031
Opp Al-Muttaqin Mque
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54041
Opp Courts Ang Mo Kio
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54051
Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
55201
Aft Blk 648
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
55509
Yio Chu Kang Int NS15
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8


Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange  Upper East Coast Bus Terminal
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio Ave 6, Bishan St 22, Bishan Rd, Upp Serangoon Rd, Serangoon Rd, Sims Ave, Geylang Rd, Marine Terrace
Route Length Towards Upp East Coast: 24.9 km Towards Yio Chu Kang: 24.6 km
Traveling Time 105 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bedok Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck bus:
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
Weekdays Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays
05:35 – 23:30 05:45 – 23:30
Departure Times from Upper East Coast
Daily
05:30 – 23:15
Operating Frequency
From Yio Chu Kang
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 8 – 10 mins 8 – 13 mins 10 – 13 mins 14 – 17 mins
Saturdays 9 – 12 mins 10 – 15 mins 13 – 16 mins 13 – 16 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 11 – 13 mins 12 – 15 mins 12 – 14 mins 13 – 15 mins
From Upper East Coast
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 10 – 13 mins 7 – 12 mins 9 – 16 mins 12 – 17 mins
Saturdays 12 mins 10 – 15 mins 10 – 16 mins 13 – 16 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 11 – 13 mins 11 – 14 mins 13 – 15 mins 13 – 14 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Service 13 is an inter-town route running between Yio Chu Kang and Upper East Coast. The route winds through the residential estates of Ang Mo Kio, Bishan and Boon Keng, followed by suburban areas of Geylang and Eunos, finally reaching the Marine Parade housing estate and Upper East Coast. Serving a variety of inter-town connections, the route encounters heavy residential demand Yio Chu Kang and Bishan MRT, as well as between Eunos MRT and Marine Parade.

As a whole, Service 13 is similar to Service 45 in serving between Yio Chu Kang and Upper East Coast, but takes a longer route. It is notable for providing essential connections from Boon Keng to both Geylang and Bishan.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (Blk 307A) → Upp East Coast Ter
    Weekdays: 10:17
  • Changi Rd (Aft Lor 106 Changi) → Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 05:45 & 06:30
Short Trip Service
  • Service 13A: Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 (Blk 307A) → Bishan Road (Bishan Stn)
    Weekdays except Public Holidays: 06:24 – 09:30

Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 11 Apr 1971 – 31 Oct 1973: Associated Bus Services Pte Ltd
  • 01 Nov 1973 – 31 Oct 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 01 Nov 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Bedok Bus Package.

History:
  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between Bedok Road/Upper Changi Road and Commonwealth Avenue/North Buona Vista Rd as part of the 1971 Bus Reorganization, operated by Associated Bus Services.
  • 1974 (03 Feb): Extended to Upp Changi Rd (Anglican High Sch)
  • 1974 (24 Feb): Amended to Orchard Blvd and Grange Rd with the conversion of Orchard Rd to one-way traffic
  • 1975 (02 Mar): Amended to Sims Ave with the conversion of Changi Rd and Geylang Rd to one-way traffic
  • 1975 (16 Nov): Amended back to Chai Chee via New Upp Changi Rd
  • 1977 (06 Jun): Route extended to Ghim Moh Ter
  • 1979 (14 Oct): Amended to Sims Ave East with the conversion of Changi Rd to one-way traffic
  • 1985 (08 Sep): Route extended to Bedok Int
  • 1987 (12 Apr): Route cutback to Eunos Ter
  • 1989 (05 Nov): Amended to Yio Chu Kang Ter after integration with Services 7 and 111
  • 1989 (10 Dec): Amended to Eunos Int
  • 1990 (02 Sep): Amended to ply Bishan St 22 instead of Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 and Bishan Rd
  • 1996: Serves additional bus stop outside Kallang MRT station along Sims Ave
  • 1998: Extended to Marine Parade Ter via Marine Cres & Marine Terr
  • 2001 (16 Sep): Looped at Siglap Link with the closure of Marine Parade Ter
  • 2001 (09 Dec): Extended to Upp East Coast Ter
  • 2003 (20 Jun): Serves new bus stops outside Potong Pasir MRT station along Upp Serangoon Rd
  • 2007 (13 Jul): Start of Double Decker deployments
  • 2009 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus (WAB) service
  • 2012 (09 Apr): Introduction of shortworking trip 13A from AMK Ave 6 to Bishan Stn during AM Peak hours

 

Past Routings

 

One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 13

  • 16 March 2020 at 3:43 AM
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    Temporarily,BNDEP can take in a few duties

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