SBS Transit Express Bus 502A

SBS Transit Express 502A is an Express service running from Soon Lee Bus Park to Central Boulevard, passing through Jurong West, PIE and Orchard. It is a morning peak hour route variant of Express 502.

502A
Soon Lee Bus Pk → Downtown Stn
22609
Soon Lee Bus Pk
Soon Lee Rd
22191
Sbst Soon Lee Depot
Soon Lee Rd
22181
S'pore Post
Pioneer Rd Nth
22461
Opp Blk 653B
Pioneer Rd Nth
22451
Opp Blk 643
Pioneer Rd Nth
27301
Blk 978
Pioneer Rd Nth
27369
Blk 834
Jurong West Ave 5
27359
Blk 817
Jurong West Ave 5
27389
Gek Poh Shop Ctr
Jurong West St 75
27379
Blk 755
Jurong West St 75
22599
Blk 678D
Jurong West St 64
22449
Blk 685B
Jurong West St 64
22489
Blk 683A
Jurong West Ctrl 1
21399
Opp River Valley High Sch
Boon Lay Ave
21421
Blk 176
Boon Lay Ave
21241
Opp Blk 213
Boon Lay Ave
09169
Delfi Orchard
Orchard Rd
09179
Royal Thai Embassy
Orchard Rd
09048
Orchard Stn/Lucky Plaza
Orchard Rd
09038
Opp Somerset Stn
Orchard Rd
08138
Concorde Hotel S'pore
Orchard Rd
08057
Dhoby Ghaut Stn
Orchard Rd
08069
BENCOOLEN STN EXIT B
Bras Basah Rd
04179
AFT BRAS BASAH STN EXIT A
Bras Basah Rd
02049
Raffles Hotel
Bras Basah Rd
02151
Suntec Convention Ctr
Temasek Blvd
02161
Promenade Stn
Temasek Ave
02171
Opp The Ritz-Carlton
Temasek Ave
03509
Bayfront Stn Exit B/MBS
Bayfront Ave
03519
Bayfront Stn Exit A
Bayfront Ave
03539
Marina Bay Stn
Central Blvd
03529
Downtown Stn
Central Blvd

Note: No Boarding at Soon Lee Bus Park

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Soon Lee Bus Park Central Boulevard (Downtown Station)
Passes Through Jurong West St 75, Boon Lay Ave, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Suntec, Bayfront, Marina Bay
Route Length 31.3 km
Travelling Time 84 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 O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Soon Lee Bus Depot
0716hrs, 0736hrs, 0756hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)

Express Service 502A is a route variant of Express 502, connecting residential estates around Jurong West with the City areas, such as Orchard, Bras Basah, Marina Centre and Bayfront. It incorporates an express sector from Jurong West Avenue 2 to Orchard Road via PIE, Stevens Road and Orange Grove Road. Three trips are operated on weekday mornings, except public holidays.

The express service offers city-bound commuters at Jurong West with an alternative to the rail network. By skipping Jurong East, Express 502A offers faster travel time to the City. This is also the only bus service to pass through Anderson Road and Orange Grove Road.

Buses may ply alternative routes along the Express sector subject to traffic conditions. No boarding is allowed at Soon Lee Depot.

During Express 502A’s operating hours, Express 502 will not be operated between Soon Lee Bus Park and Boon Lay Ave (Opp Blk 213); the entirety of Service 502A’s Jurong West catchment. Service 502 will continue to operate from Jurong West Ave 1 (Blk 538) towards the City with special departures, covering the Jurong East sector.

Departure Timings
  • From Soon Lee Bus Park: 0716hrs, 0736hrs, 0756hrs
MRT Stations Served
Route Variants

Fare: Charges distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares.


Gallery

Operator History
  • 2005 – 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
  • 2005 (26 Dec): Introduced as a peak hour route variant, during peak hours.
  • 2008 (15 Jun): Calls at an additional pair of bus stops along Jurong West St 64.
  • 2009 (23 Feb): Calls at additional bus stops along Soon Lee Road and Pioneer Road North.
  • 2010 (26 Apr): Extended to Bayfront and Marina Bay, skipping Raffles Avenue and Penang Road
  • 2012 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013 (29 Dec): Post-MCE route amendments: Diverted to Central Blvd, terminates at 03529 Central Blvd (Downtown Stn)
  • 2014 (28 Sep): Route Amendments in Marina South Area: Bus stop 03539 along Central Blvd relocated
Past Routings

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