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
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 246
Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
56269
Opp Blk 248
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
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
Bt Timah Rd
07539
Opp Rochor Stn
Sungei Rd
07518
OPP NAFA CAMPUS 3
Bencoolen St
04019
OPP BENCOOLEN STN EXIT B
Bencoolen St
04167
City Hall Stn Exit B
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
VivoCity
Telok Blangah Rd
14121
Harbourfront Stn Exit B
Telok Blangah Rd
14131
Caribbean at Keppel Bay
Telok Blangah Rd
14151
Opp Chr Community Chapel
Telok Blangah Rd
14161
Telok Blangah Stn
Telok Blangah Rd
14171
Opp Yeo's Bldg
Telok Blangah Rd
15041
Aft PSA Bldg
Alexandra Rd
15051
Alexandra Pt
Alexandra Rd
18011
SP Jain
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
C'wealth Ave West
19041
Opp Sch Of Science & Tech
C'wealth Ave West
17151
Blk 410
C'wealth Ave West
17161
Opp Blk 329
C'wealth Ave West
17171
Clementi Stn
C'wealth Ave West
17009
Clementi Int
Clementi Ave 3
17009
Clementi Int
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
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 Normanton Pk
AYE
18019
Opp SP Jain
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
Telok Blangah Rd
14159
Bef Chr Community Chapel
Telok Blangah Rd
14139
Bef Seah Im Rd
Telok Blangah Rd
14129
Harbourfront Stn Exit A
Telok Blangah Rd
14119
Opp VivoCity
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
Eu Tong Sen St
10018
Outram Pk Stn Exit F/SGH
Eu Tong Sen St
05012
Pearl's Ctr
Eu Tong Sen St
05022
People's Pk Ctr
Eu Tong Sen St
04222
Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
Eu Tong Sen St
04223
Old Hill St Police Stn
Hill St
04143
Stamford Ct
Hill St
04121
SMU
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
Bt Timah Rd
40101
KK Women & Child Hosp
Kg Java Rd
50011
Opp Parish Of Christ Ch
Kg Java Rd
50021
United Sq
Thomson Rd
50031
Opp Novena Ch
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
Blk 248
Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
54061
Blk 246
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
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 29.2km (D1) | 28.6km (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 O530 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 – 14 mins
After 1900: 13 – 19 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 16 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 18 mins
After 1900: 13 – 19 mins

Route History

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 A)  Clementi Int
    Weekdays: 0630hrs
  • 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. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


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:

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