SBS Transit Bus Service 157

SBS Transit Bus Service 157 is a trunk service plying between Toa Payoh Interchange and Boon Lay Interchange, passing through Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, Lornie, Bukit Timah, Bukit Batok, and Jurong East/West Avenue 1.

157
52009
Toa Payoh Int
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52509
Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52261
Opp Blk 73
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52271
Jackson Sq
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52369
Blk 237
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52039
Aft Muhajirin Mque
Braddell Rd
52029
Blk 1004
Braddell Rd
52019
Aft Bishan Rd
Braddell Rd
51139
Braddell View
Braddell Rd
51079
Opp Macritchie Reservoir
Thomson Rd
51119
Bef Andrew Rd
Lornie Rd
40269
LP 57
Lornie Rd
40259
Bef Wallace Way
Lornie Rd
41159
Aft Lornie Wk
Lornie Rd
41149
Opp SICC
Adam Rd
41139
Aft The Japanese Assn
Adam Rd
41129
Opp S'Pore Bible Coll
Adam Rd
41031
Bef Crown Ctr
Bt Timah Rd
41041
Coronation Plaza
Bt Timah Rd
41051
Tan Kah Kee Stn
Bt Timah Rd
41061
Chinese High Sch
Bt Timah Rd
41071
Opp Natl JC
Bt Timah Rd
41081
Sixth Ave Stn
Bt Timah Rd
42011
Sixth Ave Ctr
Bt Timah Rd
42021
Aft Maple Ave
Bt Timah Rd
42031
The Tessarina
Bt Timah Rd
42041
The Nexus
Bt Timah Rd
42051
King Albert Pk Stn
Bt Timah Rd
42061
King Albert Pk
Bt Timah Rd
42071
Pei Hwa Presby Pr Sch
Upp Bt Timah Rd
42151
Beauty World Stn Exit C
Jln Jurong Kechil
42161
Blk 18
Jln Jurong Kechil
42171
Signature Pk Condo
Jln Jurong Kechil
42181
Opp The Hillford
Jln Jurong Kechil
42191
Bef Bt Batok East Ave 6
Jln Jurong Kechil
43201
Opp Autobacs
Bt Batok East Ave 6
43191
Blk 288C
Bt Batok East Ave 6
43181
Keming Pr Sch
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43171
Blk 229
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43419
Blk 628
Bt Batok Ctrl
43401
Bt Batok Polyclinic
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43531
Blk 140
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43341
Princess E Pr Sch
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43453
BEF PIE
Greenbank Pk
28299
Blk 253
Jurong Town Hall Rd
28451
Parc Oasis
Jurong East Ave 1
28461
Blk 347
Jurong East Ave 1
28491
Opp Jurong Polyclinic
Jurong East Ave 1
28501
Blk 490
Jurong West Ave 1
28511
Blk 463
Jurong West Ave 1
28521
Blk 457
Jurong West Ave 1
28401
Blk 502
Jurong West Ave 1
28531
Blk 536
Jurong West Ave 1
21161
Opp Jurong JC
Corporation Rd
21389
OPP ST. JOSEPH'S HME
Jurong West Ave 2
21379
Blk 263
Jln Boon Lay
21369
Opp Blk 695
Jln Boon Lay
22009
Boon Lay Int
Jurong West Ctrl 3
22009
Boon Lay Int
Jurong West Ctrl 3
21361
Blk 695
Jln Boon Lay
21371
Blk 680C
Jln Boon Lay
21381
ST. JOSEPH'S HME
Jurong West Ave 2
21169
Jurong JC
Corporation Rd
28539
Blk 538
Jurong West Ave 1
28409
Blk 454
Jurong West Ave 1
28529
Blk 441
Jurong West Ave 1
28519
Blk 425
Jurong West Ave 1
28509
Blk 422
Jurong West Ave 1
28499
Jurong Polyclinic
Jurong East Ave 1
28469
Blk 316
Jurong East Ave 1
28459
Opp Parc Oasis
Jurong East Ave 1
28291
Blk 303
Jurong Town Hall Rd
43459
Aft PIE
Bt Batok Rd
43349
Opp Princess E Pr Sch
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43539
Opp Blk 140
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43409
Opp Blk 127
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43411
Opp Blk 628
Bt Batok Ctrl
43179
Blk 231
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43189
Blk 283
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43199
Ch Of St. Mary
Bt Batok East Ave 6
43209
Autobacs
Bt Batok East Ave 6
42199
Aft Bt Batok East Ave 6
Jln Jurong Kechil
42189
The Hillford
Jln Jurong Kechil
42179
Aft Chun Tin Rd
Jln Jurong Kechil
42169
Opp Blk 19
Jln Jurong Kechil
42159
Opp Beauty World Stn
Jln Jurong Kechil
42259
Goh & Goh Bldg
Jln Jurong Kechil
42089
Opp Bt Timah Plaza
Jln Anak Bt
42059
Opp King Albert Pk Stn
Dunearn Rd
42049
Hua Guan Gdns
Dunearn Rd
42039
Opp The Nexus
Dunearn Rd
42029
Aft Swiss Club Rd
Dunearn Rd
42019
Opp Sixth Ave Stn
Dunearn Rd
41089
Aft Jln Naga Sari
Dunearn Rd
41079
Natl JC
Dunearn Rd
41069
Opp Tan Kah Kee Stn
Dunearn Rd
41049
Opp Coronation Plaza
Dunearn Rd
41121
S'Pore Bible Coll
Adam Rd
41131
Opp The Japanese Assn
Adam Rd
41141
Bef SICC
Adam Rd
41151
Aft SICC
Lornie Rd
40251
Aft Wallace Way
Lornie Rd
40261
LP 52
Lornie Rd
51111
Opp Andrew Rd
Lornie Rd
51071
Macritchie Reservoir
Thomson Rd
51131
Opp Braddell View
Braddell Rd
52011
Bef Bishan Rd
Braddell Rd
52021
OPP BLK 1004
Braddell Rd
52031
OPP BLK 998
Braddell Rd
52361
Blk 1
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52279
Blk 56
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52269
Blk 73
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52501
Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52009
Toa Payoh Int
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↔ Boon Lay Bus Interchange  
Passes Through Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, Braddel/Lornie Rd, Bukit Timah, Jln Jurong Kechil, Bukit Batok, Jurong West Ave 1 and 2
Route Length 25.1 km (D1) | 24.7 km (D2)
Travelling Time 66 – 97 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Toa Payoh
0510 – 2330 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0535 – 2330 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Boon Lay
0530 – 0000 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0545 – 0000 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1
 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 10 mins
After 1900: 11 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 12 mins
After 1900: 11 – 17 mins

Route History

Service 157 is a residential route linking the residential and suburban areas of Jurong West, Bukit Batok, Bukit Timah and Toa Payoh. The service provides bus connections to many institutions along the Bukit Timah academic belt, as well as serving important inter-town connections along its catchment areas.

The service provides the only link between Bukit Timah and Toa Payoh Estate. In addition, it serves Bukit Batok Town Centre and Jln Jurong Kechil, providing alternatives for commuters who would otherwise rely on Express 506 (or Service 985 with transfer) between Bukit Batok and Toa Payoh. It provides the Boon Lay – Bukit Batok connection along with Service 174 and 187.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Bt Batok East Ave 3 (Keming Pri Sch)  Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0540hrs, 0545hrs
  • Jurong West Ave 1 (Blk 463) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0510hrs, 0523hrs, 0536hrs, 0549hrs
    Saturdays:
    0510hrs, 0523hrs, 0535hrs, 0547hrs
    Sundays/Public Holidays:
    0515hrs, 0535hrs, 0555hrs, 0615hrs

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.

Fleet: See Above


 

Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 1972 – 1973: United Bus Company Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.

History:

  • 1971 (22 Jun): Introduced between Lor 1 Toa Payoh and Jurong Shipyard, operated by United Bus Company
  • 1971 (02 Aug): Amended to Toa Payoh Town Centre
  • 1973 (01 Nov): Operated by Singapore Bus Service (SBS)
  • 1978 (01 Jun): Shortened to Jurong Int
  • 1979 (30 Dec): Amended to ply Jln Anak Bt towards Toa Payoh Town Ctr Ter with the partial conversion of Upp Bt Timah Rd to one-way road
  • 1983 (26 Dec): Amended to Toa Payoh Int
  • 1985 (17 Mar): Amended to ply Bt Batok Rd, Bt Batok West Ave 3, Bt Batok Central and Bt Batok East Ave 3 with the partial closure of Jurong Rd
  • 1987 (12 Aug): Skips the bus stop after Joan Rd along Lornie Rd
  • 1989 (27 Aug): Amended to serve Jurong East/West New Town via Jurong East/West Ave 1, Corporation Road.
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to Boon Lay Interchange
  • 1998 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int
  • 1999: Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Toa Payoh Swim Cplx along Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2001 (23 Dec): Amended to ply Corporation Rd, Jurong West Ave 2 and Jln Boon Lay, skipping Boon Lay Ave
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2003: Calls at a new bus stop outside Goh & Goh Bldg along Jln Jurong Kechil
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2012 (09 Dec): Amended to ply Bt Timah Link with the partial closure of Jln Jurong Kechil to facilitate the construction of Beauty World MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2013 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2014 (26 Jan): Amended to ply the reinstated Jln Jurong Kechil, skipping Bt Timah Link
  • 2017 (23 Apr): Calls at relocated bus stop 43453 Bef PIE along Bukit Batok Rd

Past Routings:

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 157

  • 6 January 2018 at 2:21 PM
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    Bus 157 SBS 8800G driver kept stepping on the brakes causing unnecessary jerking. It caused discomfort to passengers especially the senior citizens.
    Time boarded at around 1.50pm
    Date 6/1/2018.
    From Jalan Jurong Kechil to Jurong
    Thank you
    From joanna

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