SBS Transit Bus Service 163M

SBS Transit Bus Service 163M is a trunk service plying between Sengkang Interchange and looping at Sengkang West Avenue, passing through Punggol Road, Sengkang West and Fernvale Lane. It is a route variant of Service 163.

163M
Sengkang Int ↺ Sengkang West Ave (Loop)
67009
Sengkang Int
Sengkang Sq
67189
Opp Blk 241
Compassvale Rd
67101
Blk 250A
Sengkang East Way
65049
Blk 126A
Punggol Rd
65039
Blk 124
Punggol Rd
65029
Blk 111
Punggol Rd
67219
Ranggung Stn Exit B
Sengkang East Ave
67269
Opp Blk 203A
Sengkang East Ave
67339
Opp Blk 200B
Sengkang East Ave
67299
Opp Blk 303B
Sengkang East Ave
67309
Opp Blk 305 CP
Sengkang East Ave
67329
Opp Blk 310B
Sengkang East Ave
67479
Layar Stn Exit B/Blk 417A
Sengkang West Ave
67489
Opp Fernvale Stn
Sengkang West Ave
67499
Fernvale Pr Sch
Sengkang West Ave
67659
Aft Sengkang West Rd
Fernvale Lane
67289
Opp Blk 405C
Fernvale Lane
67491
Opp Fernvale Pr Sch
Sengkang West Ave
67481
Fernvale Stn/Blk 439A
Sengkang West Ave
67471
Layar Stn Exit B
Sengkang West Ave
67321
Blk 311A
Sengkang East Ave
67301
Blk 305D
Sengkang East Ave
67291
Blk 303B
Sengkang East Ave
67331
Blk 200B
Sengkang East Ave
67261
Blk 203B
Sengkang East Ave
67211
Ranggung Stn Exit A
Sengkang East Ave
65021
Opp Blk 110
Punggol Rd
65031
Blk 227D
Punggol Rd
65041
Blk 231
Punggol Rd
67109
Blk 235
Sengkang East Way
67009
Sengkang Int
Sengkang Sq
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Sengkang Bus Interchange ↺ Sengkang West Avenue (Loop)
Passes Through Punggol Road, Sengkang East Ave, Fernvale Lane
Route Length 11.3 km
Travelling Time 45 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Sengkang
0515hrs, 0730hrs – 0035hrs (Weekdays)
0515hrs – 1754hrs, 1904hrs – 0035hrs (Saturdays)
0515hrs – 1857hrs, 2006hrs – 0035hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 51 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 43 – 59 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: NA
After 1900hrs: 16 – 58 mins

Serving within the Sengkang housing estate, Service 163M is a supplementary route that helps to relieve demand on heavily used sectors of Service 163.

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

Departure Timings

From Sengkang Int

  • Weekdays:
    05:15, 07:31, 08:22, 09:16, 10:33, 11:16, 12:15, 13:08, 14:02, 14:52, 15:42, 16:31, 17:20, 18:33, 19:35, 20:35, 21:31, 22:24, 23:22, 23:46, 00:03, 00:19, 00:35
  • Saturdays:
    05:15, 06:08, 06:54, 07:41, 08:30, 09:23, 10:12, 11:18, 12:11, 13:08, 13:57, 14:48, 15:31, 16:20, 17:03, 17:54, 19:04, 19:54, 20:50, 21:42, 22:23, 23:20, 23:46, 00:02, 00:18, 00:35
  • Sundays & Public Holidays:
    05:15, 05:35, 06:39, 07:25, 08:08, 09:00, 09:43, 10:38, 11:46, 12:42, 13:37, 14:33, 15:22, 16:14, 17:04, 18:03, 18:57, 20:06, 20:58, 21:51, 22:39, 23:46, 00:02 , 00:18, 00:35
MRT / LRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Sengkang West Ave (Fernvale Pr Sch) → Sengkang Int via Fernvale Lane
    Daily: 0510hrs
Route Variants
  • Service 163: Sengkang Bus Interchange ↔ Toa Payoh Bus Interchange

 


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Operator History
  • 2008 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package.

Route History
  • 2005 (12 Mar): Introduced as Short Working Trip 163A parallel to the former Service 371.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 163A was directly renumbered to Service 163M with no route changes.
  • 2012 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013 (13 Oct): Amended to ply the extended Fernvale Lane with the partial closure of Jln Kayu

 

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