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.
↺ Jurong West Ave 3 (Loop)
|Route||Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Avenue 3 (Loop)
|Passes Through||Jurong West St 64, Jurong West St 75|
|Route Length||6.4 km|
|Travelling Time||21 – 35 mins|
|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
|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.
|Loop Service||6.30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||6 – 7 mins||6 – 10 mins||7 – 8 mins||8 – 12 mins|
|Saturdays||11 – 14 mins||9 – 15 mins||9 – 13 mins||9 – 12 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||13 – 20 mins||11 – 19 mins||11 – 17 mins||11 – 15 mins|
|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
- EW27 Boon Lay
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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)