SBS Transit Express Bus 506

SBS Transit Express 506 is an Express service running between Jurong East and Upper East Coast, passing through Bukit Batok, Toa Payoh, Bedok Reservoir and Bedok North.

506
28009 Jurong East Temp Int EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
28441 Seventh-Day Advent Ch Jurong East Ctrl
28071 Blk 105 Boon Lay Way
28081 Blk 112 Boon Lay Way
28281 Opp Blk 227 Jurong Town Hall Rd
28291 Blk 303 Jurong Town Hall Rd
43459 Aft PIE Bt Batok Rd
43349 Opp Princess E Pr Sch Bt Batok West Ave 3
43539 Opp Blk 140 Bt Batok West Ave 3
43409 Opp Blk 127 Bt Batok West Ave 3
43411 Opp Blk 628 NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43179 Blk 231 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43189 Blk 283 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43619 Blk 289E Bt Batok East Ave 3
43629 Yusof Ishak Sec Sch Bt Batok East Ave 3
42319 Burgundy Hill Bt Batok East Ave 3
52071 Trellis Twrs Jln Toa Payoh
52509 Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52329 Opp Toa Payoh Stadium Lor 6 Toa Payoh
72011 Blk 322 Jln Eunos
72021 Blk 646 Bedok Reservoir Rd
72061 Blk 122 Bedok Reservoir Rd
72071 Blk 133 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84499 Blk 140 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84489 Opp Bedok Ind Pk C Bedok Reservoir Rd
84461 Opp Blk 701 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84471 Blk 745 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84621 Opp Blk 716 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84611 Opp Waterfront Isle Bedok Reservoir Rd
84631 Opp Waterfront Waves Bedok Reservoir Rd
84601 Opp Waterfront Key Bedok Reservoir Rd
84209 Bedok Resvr Stn Exit B DT30 Bedok Nth Ave 3
84529 Blk 109 Bedok Nth Ave 3
84219 Bet Blks 139/140 Bedok Nth Ave 3
84199 Opp Blk 220 CP Bedok Nth Ave 3
84051 Bedok Sports Cplx New Upp Changi Rd
84061 The Tanamera Condo New Upp Changi Rd
84101 Opp Blk 49 Bedok Sth Ave 3
84661 Blk 172 Bedok Sth Ave 3
84671 Aft Blk 156 Bedok Sth Ave 3
94051 Opp Temasek Sec Sch Upp East Coast Rd
94061 Kew Green Condo Upp East Coast Rd
94009 Upp East Coast Ter Upp East Coast Rd
94009 Upp East Coast Ter Upp East Coast Rd
94069 Opp Kew Green Condo Upp East Coast Rd
94059 Temasek Sec Sch Upp East Coast Rd
84679 Opp Blk 156 Bedok Sth Ave 3
84669 Blk 73 Bedok Sth Ave 3
84109 Blk 50 Bedok Sth Ave 3
84069 Blk 55 New Upp Changi Rd
84059 Blk 65 New Upp Changi Rd
84191 Blk 220 CP Bedok Nth Ave 3
84211 Blk 403 Bedok Nth Ave 3
84521 Blk 506 Bedok Nth Ave 3
84201 BEDOK RESVR STN EXIT A DT30 Bedok Nth Ave 3
84609 Waterfront Key Bedok Reservoir Rd
84639 Aft Waterfront Waves Bedok Reservoir Rd
84619 Waterfront Isle Bedok Reservoir Rd
84629 Blk 716 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84479 Blk 713 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84469 Blk 703 Bedok Reservoir Rd
84481 Aft Bedok Ind Pk C Bedok Reservoir Rd
84491 Blk 629 Bedok Reservoir Rd
72079 Blk 609 Bedok Reservoir Rd
72069 Blk 121 Bedok Reservoir Rd
72029 Opp Blk 646 Bedok Reservoir Rd
72019 Eunos Mansions Jln Eunos
52321 Toa Payoh Stadium Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52501 Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52079 Opp Trellis Twrs Jln Toa Payoh
42311 Opp Burgundy Hill Bt Batok East Ave 3
43621 Opp Parkview Apts Bt Batok East Ave 3
43611 Blk 290H Bt Batok East Ave 3
43181 Keming Pr Sch Bt Batok East Ave 3
43171 Blk 229 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43419 Aft Bt Batok Stn/Blk 628 NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43401 Bt Batok Polyclinic Bt Batok West Ave 3
43531 Blk 140 Bt Batok West Ave 3
43341 Princess E Pr Sch Bt Batok West Ave 3
43453 BEF PIE Bt Batok Rd
28299 Blk 253 Jurong Town Hall Rd
28289 Blk 228 Jurong Town Hall Rd
28089 Bef Yuhua CC Boon Lay Way
28079 Blk 210 Boon Lay Way
28449 Bef Seventh-Day Advent Ch Jurong East Ctrl
28009 Jurong East Temp Int EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Jurong East Bus Interchange ↔ Upper East Coast Bus Terminal 
Passes Through Bukit Batok, Toa Payoh, Bedok Reservoir, Bedok North
Route Length 34.2km (D1) | 35.1km (D2)
Travelling Time 95 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bedok Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
MAN A95

Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Buses:

Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Jurong East
0600 – 2200 (Daily)
Departure Times from Upp East Coast
0600 – 2330 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 12 – 15 mins
0831-1659: 12 – 22 mins
1700-1900: 16 – 24 mins
After 1900: 19 – 24 mins
0630-0830: 15 – 19 mins
0831-1659: 14 – 22 mins
1700-1900: 13 – 18 mins
After 1900: 19 – 21 mins

Spanning East and West, Express service 506 plies between the residential estates of Jurong East and Upper East Coast, via Bukit Batok, Toa Payoh, Bedok Reservoir and Bedok North. It incorporates an express sector along the PIE between Bukit Batok and Toa Payoh, as well as between Kim Keat Link and Jalan Eunos.

Much of the express sectors of this route plies the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), however buses may ply alternative routes along the Express sector subject to traffic conditions.

Despite being an express route, other basic bus services compliment the route over various sectors. Service 985 connects Bukit Batok with Jln Toa Payoh also via PIE, Services 5 and 59 connect Lorong 6 Toa Payoh / Jln Toa Payoh to Jln Eunos and Service 46 connect between Bedok North Ave 3 and Upper East Coast.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh (Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx) Upp East Coast Ter
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0607hrs, 0629hrs
    Saturdays: 0545hrs, 0611hrs
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 0545hrs, 0610hrs

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


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Operator History:

  • 1998 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

  • 1998: Introduced between Jurong East Int and Bedok Int
  • 2000: Extended to Changi Airport
  • 2002 (15 Sep): Shortened back to Bedok Int
  • 2006 (12 Nov): Extended to Upper East Coast, calling at additional bus stops along Bedok North Ave 3, New Upp Changi Rd & Bedok South Ave 3
  • 2012 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2015 (09 Mar): Start of Double Deckers being deployed on this service
  • 2017 (23 Apr): Calls at relocated bus stop 43453 Bef PIE along Bukit Batok Rd
  • 2020 (15 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.

Past Routings:

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One thought on “SBS Transit Express Bus 506

  • 25 June 2019 at 5:56 PM
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    Currently I in bus 506 (SBS 7507K)
    25/06/2019 1754hrs (Bus stop 42319)

    The Bus Captain been dragging all the way & stopping at every bus stop.

    Reply

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