SBS Transit Bus Service 168A

SBS Transit Bus Service 168A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 168.

The route operates from Woodlands Int and ends at Tampines Ave 4 (Opp Tampines Stn/Int), operating during the Morning & Evening Peak Hours of Weekdays & Saturdays, except Public Holidays.

Service 168A commenced service on Monday, 13 May 2024.

Woodlands Int
→ Opp Tampines Stn/Int
46009 Woodlands Int B10 NS9TE2 Woodlands Sq
46631 Woodlands Stn Exit 5 NS9TE2 Woodlands Ave 2
46331 Blk 511 NS9TE2 Woodlands Ave 2
46221 Opp Casablanca Woodlands Ave 2
68111 Bef Seletar Camp G Jln Kayu
65199 Aft Punggol Rd 1a TPE
75359 IKEA Tampines/Aft TPE Tampines Ave 10
75369 Bef Tampines Lk Tampines Ave 10
75319 Aft Tampines Lk Tampines Ave 10
75299 Bef Tampines Ave 9 Tampines Ave 10
75289 Opp Blks 741/742 Tampines Ave 9
75279 Opp Blk 721 Tampines Ave 9
76549 Opp Citylife@ Tampines Tampines Ave 9
76191 Blk 401 Tampines Ave 7
76149 Opp Tampines Stn/Int EW2-DT32 Tampines Ave 4
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub → Tampines Avenue 4 (Opp Tampines Stn/Int)
Passes Through Woodlands Ave 2, Jln Kayu, TPE, Tampines Ave 10, Tampines Ave 7
Route Length 25.1 km
Travelling Time 50 – 58 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bedok Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet Single-deck buses
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Woodlands
Weekdays (except Public Holidays) Saturdays (except Public Holidays)
06:25 – 06:43 & 17:09 – 17:23 06:55 – 07:16 & 16:55 – 17:29
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

Short Trip Service 168A complements the peak hour demand of Bus Service 168 during morning and evening peak hours of Weekdays and Saturdays. It connects Woodlands to Tampines via the Seletar and Tampines Expressways, with stops at transfer points at Jalan Kayu and TPE (near Punggol Rd).

Service 168A terminates at Tampines Ave 4 (Opp Tampines Stn/Int), within walking distance of Tampines MRT Station. It does not continue to Bedok. Buses thereafter turnaround and return towards Woodlands as Service 168 from Tampines Ave 4 (Tampines Stn/Int).

MRT Stations Served
Departure Timings
  • From Woodlands Int:
    Weekdays (Except Public Holidays):
    Morning Peak: 06:25 & 06:43
    Evening Peak: 17:09 & 17:23
    Saturdays (Except Public Holidays):
    Morning Peak: 06:55 & 07:16
    Evening Peak: 16:55 & 17:29


Operator History:
  • 13 May 2024 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed under the Bedok Bus Package, in which the negotiated contract term was extended by an undisclosed number of years from 2023.

  • 2024 (13 May): Introduced as a short trip service from Woodlands Int to Tampines Ave 4 (Opp Tampines Stn/Int) during morning & evening peak hours on Weekdays & Saturdays, except Public Holidays

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