SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 291

SBS Transit Feeder Service 291 is a Feeder service operating from Tampines Interchange and looping at Tampines Street 81 and Street 32, passing through Tampines Street 83, 84, 21, 23 and 33. It operates as a dual-loop service, calling at Tampines Interchange twice in a single trip.

291
Tampines Int
↺ Tampines St 81 (Loop)
75009 Tampines Int B9 EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
75129 Darul Ghufran Mque Tampines Ave 5
75139 Blk 863 Tampines Ave 5
75161 Blk 855 Tampines St 83
75201 Blk 835 Tampines St 83
75081 Blk 831 Tampines Ave 3
75099 Blk 897 Tampines St 81
75219 Blk 889 Tampines St 81
75109 Blk 888 Tampines Ave 3
75111 Blk 874A Tampines St 84
75169 Opp Blk 853 Tampines St 83
75131 Bet Blks 701/702 Tampines Ave 5
75121 Opp Darul Ghufran Mque Tampines Ave 5
75009 Tampines Int B8 EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
76191 Blk 401 Tampines Ave 7
76151 Blk 237 Tampines St 21
76401 Blk 230B Tampines St 21
76181 Blk 216 Tampines St 23
76411 Ngee Ann Sec Sch Tampines St 32
76421 Opp Blk 331 Tampines St 32
76439 Blk 351 Tampines St 33
76449 Blk 343 Tampines St 33
76459 Blk 323 Tampines St 33
76419 Blk 307A Tampines St 32
76189 Opp Blk 216 Tampines St 23
76409 Blk 259 Tampines St 21
76159 Opp Blk 237 Tampines St 21
76199 Blk 503 Tampines Ave 7
75009 Tampines Int EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
Notes:

  • Service 291 buses will continue to the other loop at Tampines Int.
  • Service 291T buses will terminate at Tampines Int.
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Tampines Bus Interchange ↺ Tampines Street 81 & Street 32 (Loop)
Passes Through West Loop: Tampines Ave 3 / Ave 5, Tampines St 83 / St 84
East Loop: Tampines St 21 / St 23 /  St 33
Route Length 10.6 km
Travelling Time 65 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Tampines Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Bus
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Tampines (West Loop)
Daily
05:30 – 00:50
Departure Times from Tampines (East Loop)
Daily
05:30 – 00:50
Operating Frequency
Loop Service
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 1 5 mins 3 9 mins 1 5 mins 2 13 mins
Saturdays 5 7 mins 4 9 mins 4 9 mins 3 10 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 6 11 mins 4 12 mins 4 10 mins 3 13 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges distance fares capped at 3.2km for feeder services.

Feeder Service 291 serves residents and schools around Tampines Neighbourhoods 7 and 8 on the West Loop, and Neighbourhoods 2 and 3 on the East Loop, connecting both ends of its route to Tampines Regional Centre.

A full trip of Service 291 will first ply the West Loop followed by the East Loop, while calling at Tampines Interchange between loops. Terminating trips are indicated as Service 291T to indicate that the bus will no longer continue its journey after Tampines Interchange.

From Tampines Interchange, different boarding berths are used for the East (Berth B8) and West loop (Berth B9) respectively. Passengers should check the service direction before boarding the bus.

The Townlink branding for Service 291 was dropped in August 2018.

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

MRT Station Served
Terminating Trips
  • Service 291T: Tampines Int ↺ Tampines St 81 (West Loop)
  • Service 291T: Tampines Int ↺ Tampines St 32 (East Loop)

Service 291T buses would terminate at Tampines Int and not continue to the other loop.

Special Departures
  • Tampines Int Tampines Int via Tampines St 32 (East Loop)
    Weekdays: 05:30, 05:38, 05:46, Morning & Evening Peak Hours
    Saturdays: 05:30, 05:38 & 05:46
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 05:30 & 05:42
  • Tampines St 32 (Opp Blk 331) Tampines Int
    Weekdays: 05:30

Gallery:

Service 291

Service 291T

Poster Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 1994 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

Service 291

  • 1994 (11 Sep): Introduced between Tampines Int and Tampines St 33 (Loop)
  • 1996 (06 Jul): Integrated with Service 295, converted to Townlink service and extended to loop at Tampines Ave 8
  • 1997 (14 Dec): Amended to loop at Tampines St 81, skipping Tampines Ave 8
  • 2003 (30 Nov): Amended to ply Tampines Ave 3 and Tampines St 84
  • 2009 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2017 (24 Dec): Amended to ply Tampines Central 8 and Tampines Concourse towards Tampines Int
  • 2018 (12 Aug): Townlink branding dropped, re-branded as a Feeder Bus Service.
  • 2019 (05 Oct): Last bus timing from Tampines amended from 00:45 to 00:50

Service 291T

  • 2018 (12 Aug): Terminating Trips reflected as Service 291T instead of using T Plates.

Past Routings

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