SBS Transit Bus Service 166

SBS Transit Bus Service 166 is a trunk service plying between Ang Mo Kio Interchange and Clementi Interchange, passing through Thomson, Rochor Canal, Bras Basah, Chinatown, HarbourFront, Alexandra and Dover.

166
54009 Ang Mo Kio Int NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54248 Blk 324 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54239 Blk 209 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54229 Ang Mo Kio Pr Sch Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54219 OPP MAYFLOWER SEC SCH Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54069 Opp Blk 244 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
56269 Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 2 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
53099 Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 Upp Thomson Rd
53089 Faber Gdn Upp Thomson Rd
53079 Flame Tree Pk Upp Thomson Rd
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
50038 Novena Stn NS20 Thomson Rd
50029 Opp United Sq Thomson Rd
50019 Parish Of Christ Ch Keng Lee Rd
40109 Opp KK Women & Child Hosp Kg Java Rd
40019 Little India Stn NE7DT12 Bt Timah Rd
07539 Opp Rochor Stn DT13 Sungei Rd
07518 OPP NAFA CAMPUS 3 Bencoolen St
04019 Opp Bencoolen Stn Exit B DT21 Bencoolen St
04167 City Hall Stn Exit B EW13NS25 Nth Bridge Rd
04249 Opp The Treasury Nth Bridge Rd
05029 Boat Quay Sth Bridge Rd
05199 Opp Hong Lim Cplx Sth Bridge Rd
05189 Opp Sri Mariamman Tp Sth Bridge Rd
05259 Aft Kreta Ayer Rd Neil Rd
05239 Bef The Pinnacle@Duxton Neil Rd
10021 Blk 3 Neil Rd
10041 BEF KAMPONG BAHRU TER Kg Bahru Rd
10399 Melati Blk 2 Kg Bahru Rd
14221 Opp St. Teresa's Ch Kg Bahru Rd
14231 Keppel DP Blk 519 Kg Bahru Rd
14019 Opp Mt Faber Lodge Kg Bahru Rd
14141 HarbourFront Stn/Vivocity NE1CC29 Telok Blangah Rd
14121 Aft HarbourFront Stn NE1CC29 Telok Blangah Rd
14131 Caribbean at Keppel Bay Telok Blangah Rd
14151 Opp Chr Community Chapel Telok Blangah Rd
14161 Telok Blangah Stn CC28 Telok Blangah Rd
14171 Opp Yeo's Bldg Telok Blangah Rd
15041 Aft PSA Bldg Alexandra Rd
15051 Alexandra Pt Alexandra Rd
18011 Aft Hortpark Alexandra Rd
18041 Normanton Pk AYE
18131 Science Pk AYE
18101 PSB Science Pk Bldg Buona Vista Flyover
18121 Opp Ayer Rajah Ind Est Buona Vista Flyover
18119 Opp Fairfield Meth Pr Sch Dover Rd
19089 Acs Independent Dover Rd
19091 S'pore Poly Dover Ave
19021 SP SMA C'wealth Ave West
19031 Dover Stn Exit A EW22 C'wealth Ave West
19041 Opp Sch Of Science & Tech C'wealth Ave West
17151 Blk 410 C'wealth Ave West
17161 Blk 455 C'wealth Ave West
17171 Clementi Stn Exit A EW23 C'wealth Ave West
17009 Clementi Int EW23 Clementi Ave 3
17009 Clementi Int EW23 Clementi Ave 3
17239 NTUC Fairprice Clementi Ave 3
17159 Blk 365 C'wealth Ave West
19049 Sch Of Science & Tech C'wealth Ave West
19039 Dover Stn Exit B EW22 C'wealth Ave West
19029 Opp SP SMA C'wealth Ave West
19099 Opp S'pore Poly Dover Ave
19071 Opp Acs Independent Dover Rd
19081 Opp ACS Boarding Sch Dover Rd
18111 Fairfield Meth Pr Sch Dover Rd
18129 Ayer Rajah Ind Est Buona Vista Flyover
18109 Opp PSB Science Pk Bldg Buona Vista Flyover
18049 Opp Science Pk AYE
18019 Bef Telok Blangah Hill Pk Alexandra Rd
15059 Opp Alexandra Pt Alexandra Rd
15049 Bef PSA Bldg Alexandra Rd
14189 Aft Alexandra Rd Telok Blangah Rd
14179 Yeo's Bldg Telok Blangah Rd
14169 Opp Telok Blangah Stn CC28 Telok Blangah Rd
14159 Bef Chr Community Chapel Telok Blangah Rd
14139 Bef Seah Im Rd Telok Blangah Rd
14129 Harbourfront Stn Exit A NE1CC29 Telok Blangah Rd
14119 Opp VivoCity NE1CC29 Telok Blangah Rd
14011 Bef Mt Faber Lodge Kg Bahru Rd
14239 Opp Keppel DP Blk 519 Kg Bahru Rd
14229 St. Teresa's Ch Kg Bahru Rd
10391 Opp Melati Blk 2 Kg Bahru Rd
10049 OPP KAMPONG BAHRU TER Kg Bahru Rd
10017 Aft Hosp Dr EW16NE3 Eu Tong Sen St
10018 Outram Pk Stn Exit F/SGH EW16NE3 Eu Tong Sen St
05012 Bef Pearl's Hill Terr Eu Tong Sen St
05022 Aft Chinatown Stn Exit D NE4DT19 Eu Tong Sen St
04222 Clarke Quay Stn Exit E NE5 Eu Tong Sen St
04223 Old Hill St Police Stn Hill St
04143 Stamford Ct Hill St
04121 SMU CC2 Stamford Rd
08079 Sch of the Arts Prinsep St
07011 Peace Ctr Selegie Rd
07021 Selegie Ctr Selegie Rd
40011 LITTLE INDIA STN EXIT A NE7DT12 Bt Timah Rd
40101 Kk Women & Children Hosp Kg Java Rd
50011 Opp Parish Of Christ Ch Kg Java Rd
50021 United Sq/Bef Novena Stn NS20 Thomson 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
53071 Opp Flame Tree Pk Upp Thomson Rd
53081 Opp Faber Gdn Upp Thomson Rd
53091 Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 Upp Thomson Rd
56261 Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 2 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
54061 Blk 244 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
54211 MAYFLOWER SEC SCH Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54221 Opp Ang Mo Kio Pr Sch Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54231 Blk 129 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54241 Blk 700B Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54009 Ang Mo Kio Int NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange ↔ Clementi Bus Interchange 
Passes Through Thomson, Kampong Java, Bras Basah, Chinatown, HarbourFront, Alexandra, Dover Rd
Route Length 29.1km (D1) | 28.8km (D2)
Travelling Time 125 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Clementi Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Bukit Batok Bus Depot
(BBDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes Benz Citaro
Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio
0530hrs – 2315hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0530hrs – 2330hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Clementi
0530hrs – 2345hrs (Weekdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
0530hrs – 0000hrs (Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 19 mins
1700-1900: 09 – 13 mins
After 1900: 13 – 19 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 16 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 18 mins
After 1900: 13 – 19 mins

Service 166 is a major trunk route connecting the residential estates of Ang Mo Kio, Upper Thomson, Clementi and Dover to the Central areas of Bras Basah, Clarke Quay, Outram Park and HarbourFront.

Providing both inter-town and City connections, this route benefits from generous demand during most parts of the day, with increased demand during peak hours.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Telok Blangah Road (HarbourFront Stn Exit B)  Clementi Int
    Weekdays: 0630hrs, 0728hrs
  • Upper Thomson Road (Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1)  Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 0608hrs, 0621hrs, 0634hrs

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 1976 – 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.

History:

  • 1976 (22 Nov): Introduced by SBS between Ang Mo Kio (Ave 3) and New Bridge Road
  • 1978 (03 Dec): Amended to ply Mayne Rd and Bt Timah Rd with the partial conversion of Mackenzie Rd to two-way road
  • 1979 (28 Oct): Amended to ply Sungei Rd (towards New Bridge Rd Ter) and Bt Timah Rd (towards Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 Ter) with the partial conversion of Bt Timah Rd to two-way road and Rochor Canal Rd to one-way road, skipping Mackenzie Rd and Mayne Rd
  • 1981 (05 Jul): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Ter at Ang Mo Kio Ctrl 2
  • 1983: Extended to Labrador Ter
  • 1983 (10 Apr): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Int
  • 1987 (27 Sep): Amended to ply the extended Eu Tong Sen St towards Ang Mo Kio Int to facilitate the first stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd
  • 1987 (01 Nov): Amended to ply Eu Tong Sen St towards Ang Mo Kio Int to facilitate the second stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd
  • 1989 (29 Jan): Calls at a relocated bus stop opposite Sri Mariamman Tp along South Bridge Rd, skipping the bus stop opposite Jamae Mosque
  • 1989 (27 Aug): Extended to Clementi Int with the merger of Service 146 and 166
  • 1990 (21 Feb): Skips the bus stop opposite Jasmine Rd along Upp Thomson Rd
  • 1998: Calls at an additional pair of bus stops outside and opposite Blk 324 along Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • 2001 (18 Feb): Calls at the bus stop outside Novena Stn along Thomson Rd, skipping the bus stop opposite Novena Church
  • 2001: Skips the bus stop outside Plaza By The Park along Bras Basah Rd
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2002 (24 Mar): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Temp Int
  • 2005 (12 Jun): Calls at a new bus stop outside Science Park along AYE
  • 2005 (09 Oct): Calls at an additional bus stop outside Clarke Quay Stn along Eu Tong Sen St
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Amended to Clementi Temp Int & Calls at a new bus stop outside VivoCity along Telok Blangah Rd
  • 2007 (28 Apr): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2008 (07 Dec): Skips the bus stop opposite Temenggong D Mosque along Telok Blangah Rd
  • 2011 (26 Jun): Calls at a new bus stop outside The Pinnacle @ Duxton along Neil Rd
  • 2011 (16 Oct): Amended to ply Middle Rd with the partial closure of Bencoolen St to facilitate the construction of Bencoolen MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to Clementi Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2012 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (11 Dec): Amended to ply the reinstated Bencoolen St, skipping Middle Rd
  • 2017 (26 Nov): Calls at the bus stop after Hospital Dr along Eu Tong Sen St, skipping the bus stop before Hospital Dr along Kg Bahru Rd

Past Routings:

One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 166

  • 28 August 2018 at 3:22 PM
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    Today the 28 August 2018 I took a Volvo bl0m Iv. Whenever a passenger boards the bus the driver will great good morning and good by I hope that all bus Drivers will follow his example.

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