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.

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 NS22 Orchard Rd
09038 Opp Somerset Stn NS23 Orchard Rd
08138 Concorde Hotel S'pore Orchard Rd
08057 Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1 Orchard Rd
08069 Bencoolen Stn Exit B DT21 Bras Basah Rd
04179 Aft Bras Basah Stn Exit A CC2 Bras Basah Rd
02049 Raffles Hotel Bras Basah Rd
02151 Suntec Convention Ctr CC3 Temasek Blvd
02161 Promenade Stn CC4DT15 Temasek Ave
02171 Opp The Ritz-Carlton Temasek Ave
03509 Bayfront Stn Exit B/MBS CE1DT16 Bayfront Ave
03519 Bayfront Stn Exit A CE1DT16 Bayfront Ave
03539 Marina Bay Stn NS27CE2 Central Blvd
03529 Downtown Stn DT17 Central Blvd

Note: No Boarding at Soon Lee Bus Park

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Soon Lee Bus Park → Central Boulevard (Downtown Stn)
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.


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.

  • 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
  • 2020 (08 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.
Past Routings

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