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 Exit E
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 Blk 216 CP Boon Lay Ave
09169 Delfi Orchard Orchard Rd
09179 Royal Thai Embassy Orchard Rd
09048 Orchard Stn/Lucky Plaza NS22TE14 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 Aft Promenade Stn Exit C 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 NS27TE20CE2 Central Blvd
03529 Downtown Stn Exit E DT17 Central Blvd


  • No Boarding at Soon Lee Bus Park
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Soon Lee Bus Park Central Boulevard (Downtown Stn Exit E)
Passes Through Pioneer Rd North, Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 64, Boon Lay Ave, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Temasek Blvd, Bayfront Ave
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 Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Scania K230UB
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Soon Lee Bus Pk
Weekdays (except Public Holidays)
07:16 – 07:56
Operating Frequency
From Soon Lee Bus Pk 20 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges express distance fares


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.

No boarding is allowed at Soon Lee Depot.

MRT Stations Served
Departure Timings

Weekdays (except Public Holidays)

  • From Soon Lee Bus Park: 07:16, 07:36 & 07:56
Route Variant
  • Express 502: Soon Lee Bus Depot ↺ Central Boulevard

Gallery (Buses)
Poster 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.

SMRT Buses will operate this service as the awarded operator for the Jurong West Bus Package in September 2024.

  • 2005 (26 Dec): Introduced between Pioneer Rd North (Opp Blk 653B) and Temasek Ave (Loop) as a peak hour variant of Service 502 on weekdays, skipping Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Toh Guan Rd and Boon Lay Way
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Serves new pair of bus stops outside Blk 683A and outside Blk 691A CP along Jurong West Central 1
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Serves relocated bus stop outside Orchard Stn along Orchard Turn
  • 2008 (15 Jun): Serves new pair of bus stops outside Blk 670A and outside Blk 678D along Jurong West St 64
  • 2009 (23 Feb): Extended to Soon Lee Bus Park
  • 2010 (26 Apr): Amended to terminate at Marina Station Rd (Marina Bay Stn) and revised to operate during weekday morning peak hours only
  • 2012 (14 Jan): Serves reinstated bus stop outside Marina Bay Stn along Marina St
  • 2012 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013 (29 Dec): Amended to terminate at Central Blvd (Downtown Stn) with the opening of MCE
  • 2020 (08 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.

Past Routings

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