SBS Transit Bus Service 400

SBS Transit Bus Service 400 is a trunk route serving the Marina Bay area, running from Shenton Way Terminal and looping at Marina Coastal Drive, via Marina Boulevard, Marina Gardens Drive and Central Boulevard. It is a vital bus service link between Marina Barrage and Marina Bay MRT Station.

Service 400 was extended to serve Marina South Pier & Marina Bay Cruise Centre as a Route Integration with Service 402 from 16 June 2019.

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400
Shenton Way Ter ↺ Marina Coastal Dr (Loop)
03239
Shenton Way Ter
Shenton Way
03223
Tanjong Pagar Stn Exit C
Anson Rd
03151
Opp GB Bldg
Cecil St
03381
The Sail
Marina Blvd
03391
Marina Bay Financial Ctr
Marina Blvd
03331
Bef Marina Gdns Dr
Marina Blvd
03341
Bef Gdns by the Bay
Marina Gdns Dr
03371
Gdns by the Bay
Marina Gdns Dr
03369
Marina Barrage
Marina Gdns Dr
03349
Aft Gdns by the Bay
Marina Gdns Dr
03419
Marina Sth Pier
Marina Coastal Dr
03421
Marina Bay Cruise Ctr
Marina Coastal Dr
03411
Opp Marina Sth Pier
Marina Coastal Dr
03339
Aft Marina Gdns Dr
Central Blvd
03539
Marina Bay Stn
Central Blvd
03529
Downtown Stn
Central Blvd
03129
UIC Bldg
Shenton Way
03218
Opp MAS Bldg
Shenton Way
03239
Shenton Way Ter
Shenton Way

Note:

  • No alighting at Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Shenton Way Bus Terminal ↺ Marina Coastal Drive (Loop)
Passes Through Cecil Street, Marina Blvd, Marina Gardens Drive, Central Blvd
Route Length 11.4 km
Travelling Time 33 – 52 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bukit Merah Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ulu Pandan Bus Depot (UPDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Shenton Way
0600 – 2340 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
All Day: 20 mins

Service 400 serves the Marina South and Marina Coastal area with connections to Marina Bay MRT, Downtown MRT and Shenton Way. Before the mass redevelopment of Marina South, much of the area was a park and Service 400 provided the bus connections needed. In recent years, the construction of the Circle Line Extension and Downtown Line have diminished the role of Service 400 as a crucial connecting route in the Marina South area; however it still receives demand from shuttling passengers between Tanjong Pagar, Downtown and Marina Bay MRT stations to the Marina Barrage and Gardens by the Bay (Bay South).

With the route integration with Service 402 in June 2019, Service 400 now serves Marina South Pier MRT Station as well as Marina Bay Cruise Centre.

Formerly designated as a Parks service in 2005 (serving Marina City Park and Marina Padang), it was reverted back to a normal trunk route in 2009.

On-Demand Public Bus (ODPB) Trial

To facilitate the ODPB Trial from 17 December 2018 to 14 June 2019, Service 400 operates at a frequency of 40 minutes during off peak hours on Weekdays (Except Public Holidays). Commuters may book an On-Demand Public Bus (On-Demand Public Bus – Marina – Downtown Area) through the BusNow app.

ODPB Trial Hours – Marina – Downtown Area

  • Weekdays from 17 Dec 2018 to 14 Jun 2019:
    1100hrs – 1500hrs & 2030hrs – 2345hrs

Departure Timings of Service 400 during ODPB trial hours

  • From Shenton Way Bus Terminal, Weekdays (Except Public Holidays) during the On-Demand Public Bus Trial:
    1100hrs, 1140hrs, 1220hrs, 1300hrs, 1340hrs, 1420hrs, 1500hrs,
    2010hrs, 2050hrs, 2130hrs, 2210hrs, 2250hrs, 2330hrs
Route Integration

With the End of the On-Demand Public Bus trial, Service 400 was extended to serve Marina South Pier & Marina Bay Cruise Centre along Marina Coastal Drive, merging with Service 402 from 16 June 2019. As such, Service 402 was withdrawn. Operating hours and frequency for Service 400 was also revised.

Double Decker buses are deployed on Weekends & Public Holidays only.


MRT Stations Served:

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 1989 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Bukit Merah Bus Package

Route History:

  • 1989 (30 Jul): Introduced as Shenton Way – Marina Mall (Loop), operating on Sundays and Public Holidays from 1400hrs-2300hrs.
  • 2005 (14 Nov): Designated as Parks Services
  • 2009 (15 Mar): Reverted back to trunk service.
  • 2009 (19 Jul): Amended to Marina Gardens Dr (Marina Barrage), no longer serves Marina Grove, Marina Place & Marina Way.
  • 2011 (27 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2012 (24 Jun): Amended to serve the new Marina Gardens Dr (along Gardens by the Bay) instead of Marina Mall.
  • 2013 (29 Dec): Post-MCE route amendments to ply:
    • Forward journey via Marina Stn Rd, Central Blvd, Marina Way, Marina Blvd, Marina Gdns Dr
    • Return journey via Central Blvd, Marina St, Marina Stn Rd, Central Blvd and Shenton Way
    • Existing bus stops along Marina Pl, Marina St and Marina Stn Rd abolished
    • Calls at new bus stops along its new route
  • 2014 (28 Sep): Route Amendments in Marina South Area: [Link
    • Forward journey towards Marina Barrage amended to Cecil St & Marina Blvd, omitting Maxwell Rd and calling at 4 additional bus stops
    • Return journey via Central Blvd, new stop outside Marina Bay Stn. Existing stop along Marina St abolished.
    • Skips 03222 Hub Synergy Pt along Anson Rd, and serves 03223 Intl Plaza instead
  • 2017 (25 Jun): Amended to relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal.
  • 2018 (18 Nov): Start of operations under Bukit Merah Bus Package (Tendered Contract)
  • 2019 (16 Jun): Extended to Marina Coastal Drive as an integration with Service 402.

Past Routings:

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6 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 400

  • 19 June 2019 at 1:18 PM
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    Service 400 must have a ten minute frequency

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  • 19 June 2019 at 12:30 PM
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    service 400 should called at the bus stops in gardens by the bay and marina barrage in both direction towards Shenton Way bus ter and Marina South Pier.

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    • 19 June 2019 at 3:59 PM
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      It only calls once

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  • 18 June 2019 at 1:46 PM
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    The frequency the bus can be 6 to 10 minutes because of peak and Saturday ,Sunday and public holiday

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  • 17 June 2019 at 4:16 PM
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    Service 400 could be the first feeder service in the city or not…

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    • 19 June 2019 at 4:01 PM
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      Cannot. Is a regular bus service

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