SBS Transit Bus Service 131A

SBS Transit Bus Service 131A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 131.

The route operates from Saint Michael’s Bus Terminal and ends at Shenton Way (Opp AXA Twr), operating during the Weekday morning peak hours.

St. Michael's Ter
→ Opp AXA Twr
52499 St. Michael's Ter Whampoa Rd
52451 Blk 114 Whampoa Rd
52129 Blk 29 Jln Bahagia
52109 Bet Blks 33/34 Jln Bahagia
52099 Opp NKF Kim Keat Rd
50159 Bef Kim Keat Lane Kim Keat Rd
50209 Aft Pegu Rd Balestier Rd
50199 Opp Shaw Plaza Balestier Rd
50189 Opp Public Mansion Balestier Rd
50179 Opp Zhongshan Mall Balestier Rd
50169 Aft Irrawaddy Rd Balestier Rd
50059 Opp Thomson Med Ctr Thomson Rd
50049 Opp Novena Lodge Thomson Rd
50038 Novena Stn NS20 Thomson Rd
50029 Opp United Sq Thomson Rd
50079 Opp Carlisle Rd Norfolk Rd
50089 Blk 51/Opp Pek Kio Mkt Owen Rd
50321 Aft Gloucester Rd Dorset Rd
50351 Farrer Pk Tennis Ctr Dorset Rd
40109 Opp KK Women & Child Hosp Kg Java Rd
40019 Little India Stn NE7DT12 Bt Timah Rd
07539 Bef Rochor Stn Exit B DT13 Sungei Rd
07518 Opp NAFA Campus 3 Bencoolen St
04019 Opp Bencoolen Stn Exit B DT21 Bencoolen St
04179 Aft Bras Basah Stn Exit A CC2 Bras Basah Rd
02049 Raffles Hotel Bras Basah Rd
02029 Aft Esplanade Stn Exit D CC3 Esplanade Dr
03019 OUE Bayfront EW14NS26 Collyer Quay
03059 One Raffles Quay Raffles Quay
03129 UIC Bldg TE19 Shenton Way
03217 Opp AXA Twr EW15 Shenton Way
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Saint Michael’s Bus Terminal → Shenton Way (Opp AXA Twr)
Passes Through Jln Bahagia, Balestier Rd, Thomson Rd, Dorset Rd, Bencoolen St
Route Length 11.3 km
Travelling Time 53 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bukit Merah Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ulu Pandan Bus Depot (UPDEP)
Current Fleet Single-deck buses
Operating Hours
Departure Times from St. Michael’s
Weekdays, except Public Holidays
06:50 – 07:14
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares


Short Trip Service 131A is a trunk service operating from Saint Michael’s Bus Terminal and ends at Shenton Way (Opp AXA Twr).

As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during weekday morning peak hours, and supplements the high demand for Service 131 between St. Michael’s, Novena, Pek Kio, Rochor, Bras Basah, Collyer Quay and Shenton Way.

MRT Stations Served:
Departure Timings
  • From Saint Michael’s Terminal:
    Weekdays: 06:50, 06:57 & 07:14

Poster Gallery

Operator History:
  • 2002 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2029 under the Bukit Merah Bus Package.

Route History:
  • 2002: Introduced from St. Michael’s Ter to Shenton Way (Opp Temasek Twr)
  • 2011 (16 Oct): Amended to ply Middle Rd, Selegie Rd, Prinsep St and Bras Basah Rd with the partial closure of Bencoolen St to facilitate the construction of Bencoolen MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2016 (11 Dec): Amended to ply the reinstated Bencoolen St, skipping Middle Rd, Selegie Rd, Prinsep St and Bras Basah Rd
  • 2021 (26 Dec): Amended to ply Esplanade Dr due to closure of Connaught Dr to all vehicles

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