SBS Transit Bus Service 401

SBS Transit Service 401 is a trunk route serving East Coast Park, running from Bedok Interchange to East Coast Park via Marine Parade and Old Airport Road. This service only operates on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

Bedok Int
↺ Fort Rd (Loop)
84009 Bedok Int B1 EW5 Bedok Nth Dr
84029 Opp Blk 32 New Upp Changi Rd
84019 Opp Chai Chee Ind Pk New Upp Changi Rd
83249 Flamingo Valley Siglap Rd
83239 Opp Cheviot Hill Siglap Rd
93119 Aft Elite Pk Ave Siglap Rd
93129 Bef Sekolah Indonesia Siglap Rd
93199 Bef Seaside Residences Siglap Rd
93149 Seaside Residences Siglap Link
93159 Cable Ski Pk East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93169 Bef CP D5 East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93179 CP D3 East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93189 Opp Victoria JC East Coast Pk Svc Rd
92199 Raintree Cove East Coast Pk Svc Rd
92289 Marine Cove East Coast Pk Svc Rd
92059 Bet Blks 72/74 Marine Parade Rd
92049 Parkway Parade Marine Parade Rd
92241 Amber Gdns Amber Rd
92161 Aft Katong PO Tg Katong Rd
82071 Opp Tg Katong Girls' Sch Tg Katong Rd
81199 Bef Old Airport Rd Dunman Rd
81189 Dakota Stn Exit B/Blk 60 CC8 Old Airport Rd
81179 Blk 22 CC7 Old Airport Rd
80279 Mountbatten Stn Exit B CC7 Mountbatten Rd
91099 Bef Wilkinson Rd Mountbatten Rd
91089 Opp Fort Gdns Fort Rd
91111 CP B1 East Coast Pk Svc Rd
91101 Tg Katong Flyover East Coast Pk Svc Rd
92261 Opp P/G @ Big Splash East Coast Pk Svc Rd
92251 Opp Parkland Green East Coast Pk Svc Rd
92191 Opp CP C3 East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93181 Opp CP C4 East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93171 Opp CP D3 East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93161 Bef CP E1 East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93151 Opp Cable Ski Pk East Coast Pk Svc Rd
93049 Lagoon View Marine Parade Rd
93039 Laguna Pk Marine Parade Rd
93201 Victoria Sch Marine Parade Rd
93121 Opp Sekolah Indonesia Siglap Rd
93111 Bef Elite Pk Ave Siglap Rd
83231 Bef Siglap Dr Siglap Rd
84011 Chai Chee Ind Pk New Upp Changi Rd
84021 Blk 32 New Upp Changi Rd
84009 Bedok Int EW5 Bedok Nth Dr
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Bedok Bus Interchange ↺ Fort Road (Loop)
Passes Through Siglap Rd, East Coast Pk Svc Rd, Marine Parade, Old Airport Rd
Route Length 25.6 km
Travelling Time 61 – 75 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bedok Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet Single Deck Bus
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Bedok
Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
14:00 – 22:00 10:00 – 20:00
Operating Frequency
Loop Service 6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Saturdays 20 mins 20 mins 20 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 20 mins 20 mins 20 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares


Service 401 serves East Coast Park with connections to Bedok, Marine Parade and Old Airport Road. The route plies East Coast Park Service Road between Fort Road and Bedok South Avenue 1 (Laguna flyover), for the convenience of commuters heading to East Coast Park. The service only operates on Saturdays, Sundays and Eves of Public Holidays.

Demand is moderate to high with park-goers relying on the service between East Coast Park and Bedok, Dakota and Mountbatten MRT stations. The route also compliments Service 31 between Marine Parade Road and Old Airport Road.

Formerly designated as a Parks service in 2005 (serving East Coast Park), it was reverted back to a normal trunk route in 2009.

MRT Stations Served:

Gallery (Buses):
Poster Gallery

Operator History
  • 1976 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed under the Bedok Bus Package, in which the negotiated contract term was extended by an undisclosed number of years from 2023.

Route History
  • 1976 (24 Oct): Introduced between Chai Chee Ter and East Coast Park Service Rd (Loop), operating on Sundays and Public Holidays only.
  • 1980 (27 Jul): Amended to ply Bedok South Rd, skipping Bedok South Ave 1.
  • 1985 (08 Sep): Amended to Bedok Int with the closure of Chai Chee Ter.
  • 1985 (01 Dec): Serves new bus stop outside East Coast Park Recreational Ctr along East Coast Park Service Rd
  • 1986 (29 Jun): Serves new pair of bus stops along East Coast Park Service Rd.
  • 1986 (27 Jul): Amended to ply East Coast Park Service Rd, Fort Rd and Mountbatten Rd.
  • 1989 (03 Sep): Extended to loop at Fort Rd and ply East Coast Park Service Rd in both directions.
  • 1997 (21 Sep): Extended to Lor 1 Geylang Ter and amended to ply New Upp Changi Rd, Siglap Rd and Marine Parade Rd, skipping Bedok South Rd and Bedok South Ave 1.
  • 2003 (07 Jun): Extended to loop at Tomlinson Rd on a trial basis and enhanced to operate on Saturdays
  • 2003: Serves additional bus stop opposite Mandarin Gdns along Siglap Rd
  • 2004 (20 Apr): Amended to ply Mountbatten Rd, Geylang Rd, Kallang Rd, Victoria St, Jln Sultan and Beach Rd to facilitate reinstatement works for the collapsed Nicoll Highway
  • 2004 (04 Dec): Shortened to loop at Fort Rd.
  • 2005 (14 Nov): Re-classified as a Parks service.
  • 2006 (19 Mar): Amended to ply Cassia Link, Cassia Cres, Guillemard Rd and Guillemard Camp Rd with the partial closure of Old Airport Rd and Dunman Rd to facilitate the construction of Dakota MRT station on the Circle MRT Line
  • 2007: Serves additional bus stop (93201) along Marine Parade Rd.
  • 2008 (29 Dec): Amended to ply the reinstated Old Airport Rd and Dunman Rd, skipping Cassia Link, Guillemard Rd and Guillemard Camp Rd
  • 2009 (16 Mar): Reverted back to normal trunk service.
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Amended to Bedok Temp Int.
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Amended to Bedok Integrated Transport Hub.
  • 2017 (21 Aug): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2020 (25 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.
  • 2020 (02 Jun) – 2022 (03 Jun): Service temporarily suspended

Past Routings

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8 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 401

  • 8 August 2023 at 8:15 PM

    Why they never make new bus stop to go

  • 17 June 2022 at 8:21 AM

    Am so glad this route survived

  • 4 June 2022 at 4:23 PM

    Today (04th June 2022, Saturday) onwards. SBST bus service 401 has finally resumed operations and the first time debuted with double–decker buses (VB9TLWEG2, SBS3690P on 401: SBST BNDEP 168) of!!!

  • 12 May 2022 at 12:19 AM

    When this route is reinstated, the route deserves an major amendment by serving tg rhu areas, loops at rhu Cross and serves stadium areas just like service 11. The demand at katong/old airport Rd sectors are weak and should be deleted as well.

  • 14 April 2019 at 10:59 AM

    I feel that 401 should not end at 8 p.m at sunday and public hoildays because there should a lot of people at east coast park on sunday and public hoildays

    • 4 August 2019 at 7:06 AM

      Can it operate a full day service

      • 12 May 2022 at 12:23 AM

        0900hr – 2100hr will be ideal enough… This route operates on Sundays n pH will be OK enough as Saturdays demand still not strong enough as Sundays.

      • 26 February 2023 at 10:23 AM

        Nope, they do not allow full day service.


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