SBS Transit Bus Service 405

SBS Transit Bus Service 405 is a trunk route serving Choa Chu Kang Cemetery, running from Boon Lay interchange and looping at Old Choa Chu Kang Road and Lim Chu Kang Road. It only operates on specific days of the year.



405
Boon Lay Int
↺ Old Choa Chu Kang Rd (Loop)
22009 Boon Lay Int B5 EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
22489 Blk 683A Jurong West Ctrl 1
21371 Blk 680C Jln Boon Lay
27091 Opp Blk 271 CP Jln Bahar
27101 Opp Westwood Sec Sch Jln Bahar
27121 Bef Nanyang Ave Jln Bahar
31011 Aft Nanyang Ave Jln Bahar
31021 Jln Bahar Power Stn Jln Bahar
31031 Civil Defence Academy Jln Bahar
31041 Bef Muslim Cemy Path 7 Jln Bahar
31051 Pusara Aman Mque Jln Bahar
31149 Opp CCK Cemy Office Old Choa Chu Kang Rd
31139 Bef Track 33 Old Choa Chu Kang Rd
31129 Aft Nirvana Memorial Gdn Old Choa Chu Kang Rd
31009 Choa Chu Kang Rd End Old Choa Chu Kang Rd
31121 Nirvana Memorial Gdn Old Choa Chu Kang Rd
31131 Aft Track 33 Old Choa Chu Kang Rd
31141 CCK Cemy Office Old Choa Chu Kang Rd
31061 Opp Lim Chu Kang Camp II Lim Chu Kang Rd
31071 Aft Chinese Cemy Path 11 Lim Chu Kang Rd
31201 Aft Chinese Cemy Path 13 Lim Chu Kang Rd
31211 Aft Muslim Cemy Path 17 Lim Chu Kang Rd
31079 Opp Chinese Cemy Path 11 Lim Chu Kang Rd
31069 Bef Old Choa Chu Kang Rd Lim Chu Kang Rd
31059 Aft Cemy Chapel Jln Bahar
31049 Aft Chr Cemy Path 9 Jln Bahar
31039 Opp Civil Defence Academy Jln Bahar
31029 Opp Jln Bahar Power Stn Jln Bahar
31019 Bef Nanyang Ave Jln Bahar
27129 Opp Nanyang Ave Jln Bahar
27109 Westwood Sec Sch Jln Bahar
27099 Blk 271 CP Jln Bahar
21379 Blk 263 Jln Boon Lay
22481 Blk 691A CP Jurong West Ctrl 1
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Old Choa Chu Kang Road (Loop)
Passes Through Jln Bahar, Lim Chu Kang Rd
Route Length 15.0 km
Traveling Time 45 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Jurong West Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– Scania K230UB
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Boon Lay
Selected Operating Days Only
07:00 – 17:00
Operating Frequency
Loop Service 6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 22 mins 25 – 26 mins N.A. N.A.
Saturdays 22 – 23 mins 24 – 28 mins N.A. N.A.
Sundays / Public Holidays 30 mins 30 mins N.A. N.A.
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Bus Service 405 serves Choa Chu Kang cemetery, crematorium and columbarium with connections to Boon Lay Bus Interchange and MRT station. This service has two u-turn points, one at the end of Old Choa Chu Kang Road, and the other spanning the width of Lim Chu Kang Road, just before Murai Farmway.

As a special ad-hoc service, it operates only during Qing Ming, Good Friday, First Ramadan, Hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji, Deepavali and All Souls' Day. Exact operating dates will be released by SBS Transit closer to the first day of operations every year.
During certain operating days with exceptionally high traffic at Old Choa Chu Kang Road, buses may be diverted to skip Old Choa Chu Kang Road entirely, looping at Lim Chu Kang Road and returning back to Boon Lay.

During the Singapore SEA Games 2015, a temporary route variant Service 405M was introduced to bring convenience for commuters going to the National Shooting Centre located at Old Choa Chu Kang Rd End.

 

Service 405 Operating Dates in 2021
Festivals Operating Dates
Qing Ming Period
  • Saturday 20 March 2021
  • Sunday 21 March 2021
  • Saturday 27 March 2021
  • Sunday 28 March 2021
  • Saturday 3 April 2021
  • Sunday 4 April 2021
  • Saturday 10 April 2021
  • Sunday 11 April 2021
  • Saturday 17 April 2021
  • Sunday 18 April 2021
Good Friday
  • Friday 2 April 2021
First Ramadan
  • Tuesday 13 April 2021
Hari Raya Puasa
  • Thursday 13 May 2021
Hari Raya Haji
  • Tuesday 20 July 2021
Deepavali Period
  • Saturday 30 October 2021
  • Sunday 31 October 2021
  • Thursday 4 November 2021
All Soul's Day
  • Tuesday 2 November 2021
MRT Station Served
Departure Timings

From Boon Lay Int:

  • Weekdays: 07:00, 07:22, 07:44, 08:06, 08:31, 08:56, 09:21, 09:46, 10:12, 10:38, 11:04, 11:30, 11:56, 12:22, 12:48, 13:14, 13:39, 14:05, 14:30, 14:55, 15:20, 15:45, 16:10, 16:35 & 17:00
  • Saturdays: 07:00hrs, 07:22, 07:44, 08:07, 08:30, 08:54, 09:18, 09:44, 10:10, 10:36, 11:02, 11:29, 11:57, 12:24, 12:52, 13:19, 13:47, 14:14, 14:42, 15:09, 15:37, 16:04, 16:32 & 17:00
  • Sundays / Public Holidays: 07:00, 07:30, 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30 & 17:00

Gallery:

 


Operator History:
  • 1993 – 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 Jurong West Bus Package.

History:
  • 1993 (18 Jul): Introduced between Boon Lay Int and Choa Chu Kang Rd End (Loop), operating during Qing Ming period, Good Friday, Ramadan, Hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji, Deepavali and All Souls' Day only
  • 1997 (05 Apr): Enhanced to ply Lim Chu Kang Rd
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub and amended to ply Jurong West Central 1, skipping Jurong West Central 3
  • 2010 (10 Feb): Serves additional bus stop outside Blk 263 along Jln Boon Lay
  • 2015 (30 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings

 

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6 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 405

  • 19 February 2021 at 1:58 AM
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    this bus service should operated daily and extend to Lim Chu Kang Rd End & skip Old Choa Chu Kang Rd End to support bus 975 from Sungei Gedong Camp and bus 172 from Civil Defence Academy when they book out/book in. it’s too packed when I saw it oftenly and hard for them to transfer at Old Choa Chu Kang Rd which both buses 172 & 975 route to Boon Lay, CCK, Bukit Panjang.

    Additionally, just take Service 405M again and use the same route back in 2015. and make it a special days like 405 now.

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    • 20 March 2021 at 9:28 PM
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      405 can also go to Old Choa Chu Kang Road End there. The bus stop not only serves Singapore Gun Club, but servicemen from SAFTI Live Firing Area (Poyan, SAFTI City) can still board the bus.

      What it means is that 405 can also go to Murai Farmway and Jalan Murai.

      Anyway, 405 may be amended to loop at Old Choa Chu Kang Road End in the future because of the realignment of Lim Chu Kang Road in 2030.

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  • 23 November 2020 at 10:55 AM
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    If one who does not have a car or vehicle needs to visit Choa Chu Kang (CCK) Columbarium or the so-called “new” Choa Chu Kang Christian and Lawn Cemetery on non-public holidays when SBS Bus 405 does not operate owing to limited demand for that bus service, the only way is to take Bus 172 from Boon Lay MRT Station and Bus Interchange.

    Immediately after Bus 172 passes the Choa Chu Kang Muslim Cemetery, alight at the bus stop opposite the Choa Chu Kang Christian Cemetery Chapel (where one can see rows of tombs at Choa Chu Kang Portuguese and French Roman Catholic Cemetery in front of the chapel) along Old Choa Chu Kang Road. Walk towards the junction between Jalan Bahar and Lim Chu Kang Road. Cross the road using the pedestrian traffic lights and walk towards the car park beside the CCK Muslim Cemetery. As of November 2020, do note that the Old Choa Chu Kang Road leading to CCK Columbarium does NOT have a pavement on either side of the road except grass-covered ground which some may find difficulty walking and balancing as it is uneven and narrow. If one chooses to walk on the two-lane Old Choa Chu Kang Road itself here, one may need to look out for fast-moving vehicles travelling to and fro along it.

    Walk carefully through the car park until a path in a park beside the CCK Muslim Cemetery is seen. Walk on this path until you see a brown wooden gate across the path and a bus stop facing a PUB Sub-station along Old Choa Chu Kang Road. Cross the road and walk towards the public toilet and adjacent car park of CCK Christian and Lawn Cemetery.

    You can walk to CCK Columbarium by walking along the road beside the CCK Christian and Lawn Cemetery and then crossing a pedestrian bridge over a canal which is in front of the columbarium. Alternatively, you may walk along Chinese Cemetery Path 4 (which is the road parallel to the road beside the CCK Christian and Lawn Cemetery) until you reach CCK Columbarium. After one’s visit to the CCK Columbarium, use the path beside the CCK Muslim Cemetery to walk back to the bus stop in front of the CCK Christian Cemetery Chapel for one’s bus journey home.

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  • 23 March 2020 at 11:14 AM
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    Why Service 405 not operating on Christmas Day coz there are also Christian columbarium there.
    Please consider.
    Thank You.

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  • 5 August 2019 at 5:19 PM
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    Why need to operate only on selected days meh?

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  • 5 May 2019 at 1:44 PM
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    It should operate daily to 6.30p.m and the frequency is not long as a lot of people are praying and working at a cemetery

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