SBS Transit Bus Service 147A

SBS Transit Bus Service 147A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 147.

The route operates from Hougang Central Bus Interchange and ends at New Bridge Road (Aft Duxton Plain Pk), operating only during the weekday morning peak hours.

Hougang Ctrl Int
→ Aft Duxton Plain Pk
64009 Hougang Ctrl Int B1 NE14 Hougang Ctrl
64041 The Midtown Upp S'goon Rd
64051 Blk 465A Upp S'goon Rd
64071 Opp Punggol Pk Hougang Ave 8
64039 Blk 434 Hougang Ave 8
64369 Blk 532 Hougang Ave 8
64359 Montfort Sch Hougang Ave 8
64349 Blk 502 Hougang Ave 8
63379 Blk 608 Hougang Ave 8
63389 Opp Xinmin Pr Sch Hougang Ave 8
63399 Blk 632 Hougang Ave 8
63319 Opp Blk 634 Hougang Ave 2
63219 Bef Yio Chu Kang Chapel Yio Chu Kang Rd
63209 Toho Green Yio Chu Kang Rd
63199 Aft Phillips Ave Yio Chu Kang Rd
63189 Aft Serangoon Gdn Way Yio Chu Kang Rd
63179 Bef Tai Seng Chr Ch Yio Chu Kang Rd
63369 Serangoon Sports Cplx Yio Chu Kang Link
66379 Blk 206 S'goon Ctrl
62139 Serangoon Stn Exit A/Blk 413 NE12CC13 Upp S'goon Rd
62129 Blk 403 Upp S'goon Rd
62119 Aft Sunshine Lodge Upp S'goon Rd
61049 Aft Bartley Rd Upp S'goon Rd
61039 Woodleigh Stn Exit A NE11 Upp S'goon Rd
61029 Opp Woodleigh Pk Upp S'goon Rd
61019 Opp Blk 101 Upp S'goon Rd
60269 Potong Pasir Stn Exit B NE10 Upp S'goon Rd
60209 Sant Ritz Upp S'goon Rd
60179 MOM Svcs Ctr Bendemeer Rd
60159 Blk 54 Bendemeer Rd
60139 Blk 44 Bendemeer Rd
60119 Opp Boon Keng Stn NE9 Bendemeer Rd
60099 Bef Lavender St Bendemeer Rd
07329 Hoa Nam Bldg Jln Besar
07319 Aft Allenby Rd Jln Besar
07419 Opp Veerasamy Rd Jln Besar
07529 Jln Besar Stn Exit A DT22 Jln Besar
07518 Opp NAFA Campus 3 Bencoolen St
04019 Opp Bencoolen Stn Exit B DT21 Bencoolen St
04159 Aft CHIJMES Victoria St
04149 Grand Pk City Hall Hill St
04229 High St Ctr Hill St
04239 Opp Clarke Quay Stn NE5 New Bridge Rd
05059 Hong Lim Pk NE5 New Bridge Rd
05049 Chinatown Stn Exit E NE4DT19 New Bridge Rd
05039 New Bridge Ctr New Bridge Rd
05019 Aft Duxton Plain Pk EW16NE3TE17 New Bridge Rd
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Hougang Central Bus Interchange → New Bridge Road (Aft Duxton Plain Pk)
Passes Through Hougang Ave 8, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Upp Serangoon Rd, Bendemeer Rd, Jln Besar
Route Length 16.3 km
Travelling Time 73 – 81 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Clementi Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
Hougang Bus Depot
Current Fleet Double-deck buses
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Hougang Central
Weekdays, except Public Holidays
07:13 – 10:03
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares


Short Trip Service 147A is a trunk service operating from Hougang Central Bus Interchange and ends at New Bridge Road (Aft Duxton Plain Pk).

As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during Weekday Morning Peak hours and supplements the high demand for Service 147 from residential estates around Hougang Town, Yio Chu Kang Road and Upper Serangoon Road, connecting to Serangoon MRT station, as well as the City areas of Little India, Bras Basah, Clarke Quay and Chinatown.

MRT Stations Served


Departure Timings
  • From Hougang Central Interchange:
    Weekdays (except Public Holidays): 07:13, 07:25, 07:45, 08:04, 08:31, 08:58, 09:47 & 10:03


Operator History:
  • 2000 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2025 under the Clementi Bus Package.

Route History:
  • 2000: Introduced from Hougang Central Ter to Serangoon Central (Blk 206) during morning peak hours daily
  • 2003: Extended to terminate at Bencoolen St (Plaza By The Park)
  • 2004: Extended to terminate at New Bridge Rd (Opp Pearl’s Ctr)
  • 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
  • 2015: Revised to operate during morning peak hours on weekdays only
  • 2016 (11 Dec): Amended to ply the reinstated Bencoolen St, skipping Middle Rd, Selegie Rd, Prinsep St and Bras Basah Rd

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 147A

  • 27 April 2019 at 6:09 PM

    Should also put withdrawn Saturday 147A operations in 2015.


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