SBS Transit 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.

Bus Service 401 will remain suspended until further notice, starting 25 April 2020.

401
Bedok Int ↺ Fort Road (Loop)
84009
Bedok Int EW5
Bedok North Drive
84029
Opp Blk 32
New Upper Changi Road
84019
Opp Chai Chee Ind Pk
New Upper Changi Road
83249
Flamingo Valley
Siglap Road
83239
Opp Cheviot Hill
Siglap Road
93119
Aft Elite Pk Ave
Siglap Road
93129
Bef Sekolah Indonesia
Siglap Road
93199
Bef Seaside Residences
Siglap Road
93149
Seaside Residences
Siglap Link
93159
Cable Ski Pk
East Coast Park Service Road
93169
Bef CP D5
East Coast Park Service Road
93179
CP D3
East Coast Park Service Road
93189
Opp Victoria JC
East Coast Park Service Road
92199
Raintree Cove
East Coast Park Service Road
92289
Marine Cove
East Coast Park Service Road
92059
Bet Blks 72/74
Marine Parade Road
92049
Parkway Parade
Marine Parade Road
92241
Amber Gdns
Amber Road
92161
Aft Katong PO
Tanjong Katong Road
82071
Opp Tg Katong Girls’ Sch
Tanjong Katong Road
81199
Bef Old Airport Rd
Dunman Road
81189
Dakota Stn Exit B/Blk 60 CC8
Old Airport Road
81179
Blk 22 CC7
Old Airport Road
80279
Mountbatten Stn Exit B CC7
Mountbatten Road
91099
Bef Wilkinson Rd
Mountbatten Road
91089
Opp Fort Gdns
Fort Road
91111
CP B1
East Coast Park Service Road
91101
Tg Katong Flyover
East Coast Park Service Road
92261
Opp P/G @ Big Splash
East Coast Park Service Road
92251
Opp Parkland Green
East Coast Park Service Road
92191
Opp CP C3
East Coast Park Service Road
93181
Opp CP C4
East Coast Park Service Road
93171
Opp CP D3
East Coast Park Service Road
93161
Bef CP E1
East Coast Park Service Road
93151
Opp Cable Ski Pk
East Coast Park Service Road
93049
Lagoon View
Marine Parade Road
93039
Laguna Pk
Marine Parade Road
93201
Victoria Sch
Marine Parade Road
93121
Opp Sekolah Indonesia
Siglap Road
93111
Bef Elite Pk Ave
Siglap Road
83231
Bef Siglap Dr
Siglap Road
84011
Chai Chee Ind Pk
New Upper Changi Road
84021
Blk 32
New Upper Changi Road
84009
Bedok Int EW5
Bedok North Drive


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
Traveling 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 12-metre Single Deck Bus
MAN A22 (Euro 6)
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Scania K230UB
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Bedok
Weekdays Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
No Operation 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 16 17 mins 18 mins 15 17 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 16 19 mins 17 19 mins 19 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

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 in 2023 under the Bedok Bus Package.

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): Suspended until further notice

Past Routings


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2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Service 401

  • 14 April 2019 at 10:59 AM
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    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

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    • 4 August 2019 at 7:06 AM
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      Can it operate a full day service

      Reply

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