SBS Transit Nite Owl Bus 1N

SBS Transit Nite Owl 1N is a unidirectional overnight route running from Marina Centre to Yishun, passing through City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Little India and Ang Mo Kio. It is one of six Nite Owl routes operated by SBS Transit.


Route Details (Click to expand)
Nite Owl 1N: Marina Centre → Yishun Ring Rd
  • Raffles Blvd
    – Marina Ctr Ter
  • Raffles Ave
    – Aft S’pore Flyer
    Seating Gallery
    The Esplanade
  • Stamford Rd (Express)
  • North Bridge Rd
    – City Hall Stn Exit B
    Opp The Treasury
  • South Bridge Rd
    – Boat Quay
  • North Canal Rd (Express)
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    – Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
  • River Valley Rd
    – Clarke Quay
    – Bef Fort Canning Stn
    – UE Sq
  • Mohd Sultan Rd
    – Aft Unity St
  • Saiboo St (Express)
  • Havelock Rd
    – Hotel Miramar
    Holiday Inn Atrium
  • Zion Rd
    – The Boys’ Brigade HQ
    – Opp Great World City
  • Hoot Kiam Rd
    – Aft Zion Full Gospel Ch
  • Paterson Rd
    – Bef Orchard Blvd
  • Orchard Rd
    – Orchard Stn/Lucky Plaza
    – Opp Somerset Stn
    – Concorde Hotel S’pore
    – Dhoby Ghaut Stn
  • Prinsep St
    – Sch of The Arts
  • Selegie Rd
    – Peace Ctr
    – Selegie Ctr
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn Exit A
  • CTE (Express)
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 (Express)
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
    – Blk 409A
    Blk 443
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 452
    Blk 427
    – Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn
    – Blk 324
    – Blk 209
    – Ang Mo Kio Pr Sch
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 4
    – Blk 258
    – Blk 170
    – Opp Blk 155
    – Blk 612
    – Opp Blk 622
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp Seasons Pk
  • Lentor Ave (Express)
  • Yishun Ave 2
    – Opp Yishun Sports Hall
    – Bef Khatib Stn
  • Yishun Ring Rd
    – Blk 624
    – Blk 630
  • Yishun St 61
    – Chung Cheng High Sch
    – Blk 602
  • Yishun Ctrl
    – Khoo Teck Puat Hosp
  • Yishun Ave 11
    – Bet Blks 349/350
  • Yishun Ring Rd
    – Blk 356
    – Blk 358
    – Blk 342B
    – Blk 314
    – Blk 236
    – Blk 227
    – Yishun Pr Sch
    – Blk 121
    – Blk 137
    – Blk 731
    – Blk 760
    – Blk 774
    – Blk 794
    – Blk 798

  • City
  • HDB Town 1
  • HDB Town 2


  • Different fares apply within HDB towns and between HDB towns.
  • No Boarding at Marina Centre Terminal.
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Marina Centre Bus Terminal → Yishun Ring Road (Blk 798)
Passes Through City Hall, Clarke Quay, Zion Road, Orchard Road, Little India, Ang Mo Kio
Route Length 35.3 km
Traveling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Marina Centre
0000 – 0200 (Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1
40 mins

Route History

Nite Owl 1N connects the city areas of Marina Centre, City Hall, River Valley, Orchard and Little India with the estates of Ang Mo Kio and Yishun. This service only operates on Fridays, Saturdays, eves of Public Holidays, with four trips on normal operating days. The route has an express sector along the CTE from Bukit Timah Rd to Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, and another express sector along Lentor Ave.

Nite Owl 1N’s route is similar to NightRider NR1 in Yishun Town. However, from the city, Nite Owl 1N takes a shorter time to travel to Yishun as compared to NR1.

During festive periods such as Christmas Eve or New Years’ Eve, operating hours are extended to 4am for the benefit of late-night dwellers.

Departure Timings:

  • From Marina Centre Terminal: 0000, 0040, 0120, 0200


Card/Cash Fares for Nite Owl Services:
Between City and HDB town
Between HDB towns
Within HDB Town
Child (card) Free Free
Student $2.10 $0.85
Adult, PWD*, WTCS** $4.40 $1.70
Senior Citizen $3.20 $1.25
*PWD = Persons with Disabilities
** WTCS = WorkFare Transport Concession Scheme cardholders

Bus concession passes are not applicable for Nite Owl services.
This service charges flat fares; distance-based fares not applicable.


Nite Owl 1N uses buses from Ang Mo Kio Depot. They perform supplementary trips on Service 70M/133 or 162 before performing 1N.




Operator History:

  • 2006 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.


  • 2006 (22 Dec): Introduced as a unidirectional night service from Marina Centre to Yishun to replace Nite Owl 162M
  • 2016 (28 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

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