SBS Transit Bus Service 181

SBS Transit Bus Service 181 is a trunk route running from Boon Lay Interchange and looping at Jurong West Avenue 3, passing through Jurong West Street 64 and 75. Service 181 does not operate when its supplementary route, Service 181M, is in operation during Weekday mornings on school days.

181
Boon Lay Int ↺ Jurong West Ave 3 (Loop)
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
22441 Blk 669 CP Jurong West St 64
22591 Blk 670A Jurong West St 64
27371 Opp Blk 755 Jurong West St 75
27381 Blk 749 Jurong West St 75
27439 Blk 861 Jurong West Ave 5
27449 Aft Westwood Ave Jurong West Ave 5
27459 Blk 273B Jurong West Ave 3
27469 Blk 276B Jurong West Ave 3
27461 Opp Blk 276B Jurong West Ave 3
27451 Bet Blks 272D/271A Jurong West Ave 3
27441 Bet Blks 757/758 Jurong West Ave 5
27431 Blk 762 Jurong West Ave 5
27389 Gek Poh Shop Ctr Jurong West St 75
27379 Blk 755 Jurong West St 75
22599 Blk 678D Jurong West St 64
22449 Blk 685B Jurong West St 64
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Avenue 3 (Loop)
Passes Through Jurong West St 64, Jurong West St 75
Route Length 6.4 km
Traveling Time 21 – 35 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Jurong West Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Boon Lay
School Term Weekdays
Daily (except School Term Weekdays)
06:00 – 06:24 &
07:51 – 00:40
06:00 – 00:40
Service 181 does not operate when Service 181M is in operation.
Operating Frequency
Loop Service 6.30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 6 – 7 mins 6 – 9 mins 8 – 15 mins 13 – 19 mins
Saturdays 11 – 14 mins 9 – 15 mins 9 – 13 mins 10 – 12 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 13 – 20 mins 11 – 19 mins 11 – 17 mins 11 – 14 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

Service 181 primarily serves residents of Jurong West Neighbourhoods 7, 8 and Wenya estate (Neighbourhood 2) with connections to Boon Lay Interchange/MRT and Gek Poh Shopping Center. It incorporates a u-turn at the end of Jurong West Avenue 3.

Despite serving entirely within the Jurong West district, this route not classified as a feeder service, but rather as a trunk service.

During Eves of Public Holidays, as well as MRT Early Closure affecting Boon Lay MRT Station, operating hours will be extended. Exact last bus hours are announced by SBS Transit closer to these dates.

MRT Station Served
Special Departures
  • Jurong West Avenue 3 (Blk 276B)  Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 05:13, 05:22, 05:31, 05:40, 05:47, 05:54, 06:01 & 06:08
    Saturdays: 05:30, 05:45 & 06:00
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 05:30, 05:45 & 05:59
Route Variant
  • Service 181M: Boon Lay Int ↺ Jurong West Street 23 (Loop)
    School Term Weekdays: 06:30 – 07:45

Bus Service 181M operates during school term weekdays, plying an extended route to Jurong West Street 23.


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Operator History:
  • 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Jurong West Bus Package.

History:
  • 2005 (09 Jan): Introduced between Boon Lay Int and Jurong West Ave 3 (Loop)
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int
  • 2008 (15 Jun): Serves new pair of bus stops outside Blk 670A and outside Blk 678D along Jurong West St 64
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2010 (18 Oct): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings

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