SMRT Bus Service 190A

SMRT Bus Service 190A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 190.

The route operates from Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange and ends at Orchard Road (Dhoby Ghaut Stn), operating only during weekday morning peak hours.

Choa Chu Kang Int
→ Dhoby Ghaut Stn
44009 Choa Chu Kang Int B1 NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang Loop
44539 Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
44399 Opp Blk 210 Choa Chu Kang Dr
44299 Cck Polyclinic Teck Whye Ave
44289 Blk 6 Teck Whye Ave
44279 Blk 157 Teck Whye Ave
44141 Phoenix Stn BP5 Choa Chu Kang Rd
44251 Bt Panjang Stn/Blk 604 DT1-BP6 Bt Panjang Rd
44241 Opp Lompang Rd Bt Panjang Rd
44231 Zhenghua Pr Sch Bt Panjang Rd
44261 Blk 270 Bt Panjang Rd
40239 Bef Stevens Stn Exit 4 DT10TE11 Whitley Rd
40229 Bef Stevens Stn Exit 2 DT10TE11 Stevens Rd
40219 Bef Met YMCA Stevens Rd
40209 Novotel Mercure @ Stevens Stevens Rd
40199 Aft Balmoral Rd Stevens Rd
09219 Far East Plaza Scotts Rd
09047 Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza NS22TE14 Orchard Rd
09037 Bef Cairnhill Rd NS22TE14 Orchard Rd
08138 Concorde Hotel S'pore Orchard Rd
08057 Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1 Orchard Rd
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange → Orchard Road (Dhoby Ghaut Stn)
Passes Through Teck Whye Ave, Bt Panjang Rd, Stevens Rd
Route Length 18.6 km
Travelling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Choa Chu Kang–Bukit Panjang Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Current Fleet Single Deck Bus:
– MAN A22
– Mercedes-Benz OC500LE
Double Deck Bus:
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500 (3 Door)
– Volvo B9TL
– MAN A95
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Choa Chu Kang
Weekdays (except Public Holidays)
05:33 – 07:46
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares


Short Trip Service 190A is a trunk service operating from Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange and ends at Orchard Road (Dhoby Ghaut Stn).

As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during Weekday Morning Peak hours and supplements the high demand for Bus Service 190 mainly from Choa Chu Kang, Teck Whye and Bukit Panjang to the City areas of Stevens, Orchard and Dhoby Ghaut, in addition to supplementing demand within Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Panjang.

MRT / LRT Stations Served
Departure Timings
  • From Choa Chu Kang Interchange:
    Weekdays (except Public Holidays): 05:33 – 07:46
Special Departures
  • From Bukit Panjang Road (Bt Panjang Stn/Blk 604):
    Weekdays: 05:40


Operator History:
  • 2000 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) will be renewed in 2026 under the Choa Chu Kang–Bukit Panjang Bus Package.

Route History:
  • 2000: Introduced from Choa Chu Kang Int to Orchard Rd (Dhoby Ghaut Stn)
  • 2002 (07 Jul): Skips the bus stop outside Orchard Emerald along Orchard Rd
  • 2018 (16 Dec): Amended to relocated Choa Chu Kang Int

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