SBS Transit Bus Service 162

SBS Transit Bus Service 162 is a trunk service plying between Yio Chu Kang Int and Shenton Way Ter, passing through Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Sin Ming, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall, Fullerton Road and Shenton Way. Its route variant Service 162M, loops at Suntec City, and operates during weekday nights, Saturday afternoons and Sundays.

162
55509 Yio Chu Kang Int NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
55209 Opp Blk 646 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54059 Bef Ang Mo Kio Lib Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54049 Courts Ang Mo Kio Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54039 Bef Al-Muttaqin Mque Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54241 Blk 700B Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54339 Blk 422 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54329 Blk 420 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54319 Opp Christ The King Ch Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54531 OPP BISHAN PK Bishan Rd
53241 OPP BLK 217 Bishan Rd
53391 Opp Blk 203 Bishan St 22
53381 Bishan Nth Shop Mall Bishan St 22
53371 Blk 257 Bishan St 22
53321 CityCab Sin Ming Ave
53331 Bef Bright Hill Tp Sin Ming Ave
53341 Blk 407 Sin Ming Ave
53351 Ai Tong Sch Sin Ming Ave
53361 Blk 454 Sin Ming Ave
53069 Aft Windsor Pk Rd Upp Thomson Rd
53059 Opp Thomson Plaza Upp Thomson Rd
53049 Bef Jln Todak Upp Thomson Rd
53039 Thomson CC Upp Thomson Rd
53029 Shunfu Est Upp Thomson Rd
53019 OPP ST. THERESA'S HME Upp Thomson Rd
51069 Mt Alvernia Hosp Thomson Rd
51059 AFT TOA PAYOH RISE Thomson Rd
51049 SLF Cplx Thomson Rd
51039 Opp S'pore Polo Club Thomson Rd
51029 Opp Old Police Academy Thomson Rd
51019 Thomson Flyover Thomson Rd
50059 Opp Thomson Med Ctr Thomson Rd
50049 Opp Novena Lodge Thomson Rd
50037 Novena Stn Exit B NS20 Thomson Rd
50069 Hotel Royal Newton Rd
40129 Newton Life Ch Newton Rd
40189 Newton Stn Exit B NS21-DT11 Scotts Rd
40179 Env Bldg Scotts Rd
09219 Far East Plaza Scotts Rd
09047 Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza NS22 Orchard Rd
09037 Opp Mandarin Orchard NS22 Orchard Rd
08138 Concorde Hotel S'pore Orchard Rd
08057 Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1 Orchard Rd
08069 BENCOOLEN STN EXIT B DT21 Bras Basah Rd
04179 Aft Bras Basah Stn Exit A CC2 Bras Basah Rd
02049 Raffles Hotel Bras Basah Rd
02119 Opp War Memorial Pk CC3 Nicoll Highway
03019 OUE Bayfront EW14NS26 Collyer Quay
03059 One Raffles Quay Raffles Quay
03129 UIC Bldg Shenton Way
03218 Opp MAS Bldg EW15 Shenton Way
03239 Shenton Way Ter Shenton Way
03239 Shenton Way Ter Shenton Way
03222 Hub Synergy Pt Anson Rd
03111 Aft Capital Twr Robinson Rd
03031 Raffles Pl Stn Exit F EW14NS26 Robinson Rd
03011 Fullerton Sq EW14NS26 Fullerton Rd
02111 Esplanade Bridge Esplanade Dr
04111 Capitol Bldg EW13NS25 Stamford Rd
04121 SMU CC2 Stamford Rd
08041 YMCA Orchard Rd
08031 Dhoby Ghaut Stn Exit B NS24NE6CC1 Penang Rd
08111 Winsland Hse Penang Rd
08121 Somerset Stn NS23 Somerset Rd
09011 Opp Ngee Ann City Orchard Turn
09023 Opp Orchard Stn/ION NS22 Orchard Turn
09212 Royal Plaza On Scotts Scotts Rd
40171 Opp Env Bldg Scotts Rd
40181 Newton Stn Exit A NS21-DT11 Scotts Rd
40121 Opp Newton Life Ch Newton Rd
50061 Opp Hotel Royal Newton Rd
50031 Opp Novena Ch NS20 Thomson Rd
50041 Novena Lodge Thomson Rd
50051 Thomson Med Ctr Thomson Rd
51011 Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr Thomson Rd
51021 Old Police Academy Thomson Rd
51031 S'pore Polo Club Thomson Rd
51041 Opp SLF Cplx Thomson Rd
51051 AFT ANDREW RD Thomson Rd
51071 Macritchie Reservoir Thomson Rd
53011 ST. THERESA'S HME Upp Thomson Rd
53021 Opp Shunfu Est Upp Thomson Rd
53041 Bef Thomson Ridge Upp Thomson Rd
53051 Bef Thomson Plaza Upp Thomson Rd
53061 Bef Windsor Pk Rd Upp Thomson Rd
53369 Opp Blk 454 Sin Ming Ave
53359 Opp Ai Tong Sch Sin Ming Ave
53349 Opp Blk 407 Sin Ming Ave
53339 Opp Bright Hill Tp Sin Ming Ave
53329 Opp CityCab Sin Ming Ave
53379 Blk 245 Bishan St 22
53389 Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall Bishan St 22
53399 Blk 202 Bishan St 22
53249 BLK 210 Bishan Rd
54539 BISHAN PK Bishan Rd
54311 Blk 332 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54321 Blk 354 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54331 Blk 346 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54247 Blk 322 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54031 Opp Al-Muttaqin Mque Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54041 Opp Courts Ang Mo Kio Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54051 Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
55201 Aft Blk 648 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
55509 Yio Chu Kang Int NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↔ Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Sin Ming, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall, Fullerton Rd, Shenton Way
Route Length 20.9 km (D1) | 21.8 km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Seletar Bus Depot (SEDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
– Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
0530 – 1800 (Weekdays)
0600 – 1300 (Saturdays)
Departure Times from Shenton Way
0630 – 1930 (Weekdays)
0630 – 1420 (Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630 – 0830: 10 – 11 mins
0831 – 1659: 09 – 15 mins
1700 – 1900: 09 – 10 mins
After 1900: –
0630 – 0830: 14 – 15 mins
0831 – 1659: 08 – 15 mins
1700 – 1900: 12 – 19 mins
After 1900: 19 mins

Service 162 connects residential towns of Ang Mo Kio, Bishan and Thomson to the Central districts of Orchard Road, Bras Basah and Shenton Way. During selected times, Service 162M will operate, skipping Shenton Way and looping at Suntec City.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Thomson Rd (MacRitchie Reservoir) → Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0600hrs, 0610hrs, 0620hrs, 0629hrs, 0638hrs, 0647hrs, 0657hrs
    Saturdays: 0600hrs, 0614hrs, 0628hrs, 0641hrs, 0654hrs
Route Variant
  • Service 162M: Yio Chu Kang ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)
    1818 – 2330 (Weekdays)
    1315 – 2330 (Saturdays)
    0600 – 2330 (Sundays & Public Holidays)

Fare: Charges basic distance fares for trunk services. See Bus Fares.


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 2001 (Feb – Nov): Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 (Nov) – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

  • 2001 (25 Feb): Introduced by SBS between Yio Chu Kang Terminal and Shenton Way (Loop), operating on Weekdays & Saturdays (in the day). Route variant Service 162# also introduced to loop at Suntec City during weeknights, Saturday evenings, Sundays and Public Holidays (whole day).
  • 2001 (16 Dec): Amended to terminate at Shenton Way Terminal. Operation hours of Service 162# brought forward to after 1pm on Saturdays. Also began calling at previously skipped stops along Bishan Rd, Upp Thomson Rd and Newton Rd.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 162# was directly renumbered to Service 162M with no route changes.
  • 2011 (07 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2017 (25 Jun): Service 162 Amended to relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal
  • 2018 (11 Mar): Start of operations under Seletar Bus Package (Tendered Contract)

Past Routings:

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4 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 162

  • 29 May 2020 at 11:02 PM
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    Should increase it to full day given that this bus substitutes Bus Service 128 from 2 June.

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  • 12 April 2019 at 5:43 PM
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    My mom took a man a22 euro 6 on 162

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  • 14 March 2019 at 7:04 AM
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    Me and my Son saw a green man a22 on 13 march19

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  • 23 August 2018 at 3:18 PM
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    Today 23august 2018 I saw a man a22 on 162

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