Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 43e

Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 43e is a Limited Stop route variant of Service 43, plying from Punggol to Marine Parade during the Morning Peak hours and from Marine Parade to Punggol during the Evening Peak Hours on Weekdays, except Public Holidays.

It passes through Sengkang, Buangkok and Tanjong Katong, skipping the Yio Chu Kang, Serangoon and Upper Paya Lebar areas.

Express 43e will be suspended from 15 Sep 2021 due to the impact of COVID-19 on available manpower.


65009 Punggol Temp Int B5 NE17PTC Punggol Pl
65259 Punggol Stn/Int NE17PTC Punggol Ctrl
65409 Bef Blk 264 Punggol Ctrl
65141 Aft Soo Teck Stn PW7 Punggol Way
65431 Twin Waterfalls Punggol Way
67591 Blk 286B Sengkang East Rd
67411 Opp Sengkang General Hosp Sengkang East Rd
67441 Sengkang Community Hub Sengkang East Rd
67611 Blk 204C Sengkang Ctrl
67601 Buangkok Stn Exit B NE15 Sengkang Ctrl
70279 Opp Trinity @ Paya Lebar Paya Lebar Rd
70269 Citipoint Ind Cplx Paya Lebar Rd
70259 Macpherson Stn Exit B CC10DT26 Paya Lebar Rd
81101 CISCO Ctr Paya Lebar Rd
81111 Paya Lebar Stn Exit B EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
82119 Tg Katong Cplx Tg Katong Rd
82099 CDAC Bldg Tg Katong Rd
82089 Aft Ipoh Lane Tg Katong Rd
82079 Tg Katong Girls' Sch Tg Katong Rd
92169 Bef Katong PO Tg Katong Rd
92249 Opp Amber Gdns Amber Rd
92041 Opp Parkway Parade Marine Parade Rd
92051 Opp Blk 72 Marine Parade 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
82081 Aft Dunman Rd Tg Katong Rd
82091 Aft Queen Of Peace Ch Tg Katong Rd
81129 Paya Lebar Stn Exit D EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
81119 Paya Lebar Stn Exit C EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
81109 Opp CISCO Ctr Paya Lebar Rd
70251 Macpherson Stn Exit C CC10DT26 Paya Lebar Rd
70261 Opp Orion @ Paya Lebar Paya Lebar Rd
70271 Le Crescendo Paya Lebar Rd
67609 Buangkok Stn Exit A NE15 Sengkang Ctrl
67619 Blk 201C Sengkang Ctrl
67449 Blk 323B Sengkang East Rd
67419 Sengkang General Hosp Sengkang East Rd
67599 Opp Blk 293D Sengkang East Rd
65439 Aft TPE Punggol Way
65149 Bef Soo Teck Stn PW7 Punggol Way
65401 Opp Blk 264A Punggol Ctrl
65009 Punggol Temp Int NE17PTC Punggol Pl
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px [AM]: Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange → Marine Parade Road (Opp Blk 72)
[PM]: Marine Parade Road (Bet Blks 72/74) → Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange
Passes Through Punggol Way, Sengkang East Rd, Sengkang Ctrl, Paya Lebar Rd, Tanjong Katong Rd
Route Length Towards Marine Parade Rd: 17.0 km Towards Punggol: 17.1 km
Travelling Time 53 – 57 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Loyang Bus Package
Current Operator Go Ahead Singapore Pte Ltd
(Go-Ahead Singapore)

Current Depot Loyang Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Punggol
Weekdays, except Public Holidays
06:30 – 10:30
Departure Times from Marine Parade Rd
Weekdays, except Public Holidays
16:00 – 20:00
Operating Frequency
From Punggol
20 – 30 mins
From Marine Parade Rd
20 – 30 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges express distance fares

Express Bus Service 43e is a Limited-stop Express Bus Service which offers quicker journeys for commuters at Punggol, Sengkang and Buangkok, linking them with the Paya Lebar, Tanjong Katong and Marine Parade areas. Operating in one direction during Weekdays Peak Hours only, it only calls at selected bus stops served by its parent Bus Service 43, and charges Express Fares as a result.

In between Buangkok and MacPherson, the bus plies an express sector along Buangkok Drive, Buangkok East Drive, Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) and Airport Road in both directions. The route operates at 20 to 30 minute intervals during morning peak towards Marine Parade & evening peak towards Punggol.

Express 43e is the tenth new route to be introduced under the Bus Contracting Model (BCM) after Express 167e.

Travel Smart Journeys

This bus service is part of the Travel Smart Journeys – North-East Line Scheme from 10 Feb 2020, where commuters who switch to Bus Service 43e can earn cashback in the form of e-transport vouchers.

MRT / LRT Stations Served
Departure Timings


  • Evening Peak Hour trips start from Marine Parade Rd (Bet Blks 72/74).
  • During Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve & Chinese New Year Eve, afternoon trips from Marine Parade Road will be adjusted to operate earlier. Exact hours are announced by Go-Ahead Singapore closer to these dates.
Route Variants
  • Bus Service 43
    Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↔ Upper East Coast Bus Terminal
  • Bus Service 43M:
    Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Serangoon Central (Loop)

Poster Gallery

Operator History
  • 2019 – Present: Go-Ahead Singapore Pte Ltd

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

Route History

Past Routings

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