SBS Transit Bus Service 4 is a trunk route running between Tampines Bus Interchange and Changi North Way, passing through Flora Road and Changi North Industrial Estate. Bus Service 4 commenced operations on Sunday, 17 March 2013 as the 7th bus service under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
- – Wheelchair Inaccessible Bus Stop (97141)
|Route||Tampines Bus Interchange ↺ Changi North Way (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tampines Ave 7, Flora Rd, Tanah Merah Besar Rd|
|Route Length||10.3 km|
|Traveling Time||55 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Tampines Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Double Deck Buses:
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
|Single Deck buses on Weekends & Public Holidays|
|Departure Times from Tampines
|06:00 – 23:30|
|Loop Service||6:30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||10 – 12 mins||11 – 13 mins||10 – 13 mins||11 – 12 mins|
|Saturdays||12 – 13 mins||11 – 13 mins||12 – 13 mins||12 – 17 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||12 – 15 mins||11 – 13 mins||12 – 13 mins||12 – 13 mins|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Bus Service 4 provides better connectivity for commuters travelling between Tampines and the Changi North Industrial Estate and its surrounding areas. It enhances connectivity for commuters travelling between Tampines, Flora Road and Changi North Industrial Estate as well as its surrounding areas.
The bus service serves eight new bus stops in Flora Road and Changi North Industrial Estate. It also enhances the connectivity to key transport nodes at Tampines Bus Interchange and MRT, where they can transfer to other bus services or rail lines to reach their destination. In addition, Bus Service 4 improves connection of these areas to amenities within Tampines Town.
Service 4 receives considerable demand from Flora Road, where residents previously heading to Tampines had to rely on a shuttle bus run by ComfortDelGro charging a flat fare of $1.30. In addition, this route helps disperse Service 37’s high peak demand for workers at Changi North Industrial Estate, as well as providing new bus connectivity for industries along Changi North Way.
MRT Stations Served:
- Changi North Way (Bef Changi Prison Cplx) → Tampines Int
Daily: 05:50 & 06:05
- 17 Mar 2013 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Tampines Bus Package.
- 2013 (17 Mar): Introduced as a loop service from Tampines to Changi North Way under LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
- 2013 (31 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- 2015 (17 Aug): Start of Double Decker Bus Deployments