Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 518A

Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 518A is an Express service running from Pasir Ris Interchange to Bayfront Avenue, passing through Moulmein and Orchard. It is a peak hour route variant of Express 518 and skips Tampines.

Express 518A will be amended to serve relocated bus stop 77039 along Pasir Ris Ctrl from 8 Oct 2023 with the partial closure of Pasir Ris Dr 1 to facilitate construction works for the Cross Island Line Pasir Ris Station.

Pasir Ris Int
→ Bayfront Stn Exit A
77009 Pasir Ris Int B5 EW1 Pasir Ris Dr 3
77191 Blk 500A Pasir Ris Dr 3
77201 Pasir Ris Elias CC Pasir Ris Dr 3
77211 Blk 626 Pasir Ris Dr 3
77251 Blk 713 Pasir Ris Dr 3
77261 Blk 717 Pasir Ris Dr 12
77271 Aft Pasir Ris St 72 Pasir Ris Dr 12
77289 Blk 738 Pasir Ris Dr 1
77239 Blk 643 Pasir Ris Dr 1
77249 Blk 640 Pasir Ris Dr 1
78049 Blk 612 Pasir Ris Dr 1
77019 Blk 515 Pasir Ris Dr 1
77029 Blk 571 Pasir Ris Dr 1
77039 Pasir Ris Stn Exit B EW1 Pasir Ris Ctrl
77049 Pasir Ris Town Pk Pasir Ris Dr 1
77059 Blk 425 Pasir Ris Dr 1
78069 Blk 442 Pasir Ris Dr 1
78031 Blk 191 Pasir Ris St 12
78181 Bef Blk 187 Pasir Ris St 11
78191 Aft Blk 182 Pasir Ris St 11
98099 Blk 269A Pasir Ris Dr 1
98019 Opp Blk 149A Loyang Ave
50129 Opp Natl Skin Ctr Moulmein Rd
50119 St. Joseph Instn Jnr Moulmein Rd
50069 Hotel Royal Newton Rd
40189 Newton Stn Exit B NS21-DT11 Scotts Rd
40179 Env Bldg Scotts Rd
09219 Far East Plaza Scotts Rd
09047 Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza NS22TE14 Orchard Rd
09037 Bef Cairnhill Rd NS22TE14 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
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Pasir Ris Bus Interchange → Bayfront Avenue (Bayfront Stn Exit A)
Passes Through Pasir Ris Dr 1, Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd, Orchard Rd, Suntec City
Route Length 32.6 km
Travelling Time 106 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 Single Deck Bus:
– MAN A22
Double Deck Bus:
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Pasir Ris
Weekdays (except Public Holidays)
07:00 – 07:30
Fare Information
Fare Charges express distance fares

Express Bus Service 518A is a unidirectional route variant of Express 518, connecting the residential estate of Pasir Ris to the City areas, such as Moulmein, Orchard Road, Marina Centre and Bayfront. It incorporates an express sector from Loyang Avenue to Moulmein Road via TPE, PIE and CTE.

The route offers a quicker alternative route for passengers at Pasir Ris heading to the city, by skipping long sectors within Tampines and Bedok North, hence reducing travel time and overcrowding on the parent Express 518. Two trips are operated on weekday mornings.

MRT Stations Served
Departure Timings
  • From Pasir Ris Int:
    Weekdays (except Public Holidays): 07:00 & 07:30
Route Variant
  • Express 518: Pasir Ris Interchange ↺ Bayfront Avenue (Loop)

Gallery (Go-Ahead)
Gallery (SBS Transit)
Poster Gallery

Operator History:
  • 2000 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 17 Sep 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 18 Sep 2016 – Present: Go Ahead Singapore Pte Ltd (formerly known as Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd)

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Loyang Bus Package.

  • 2000 (03 Sep): Introduced as a short-trip service from Pasir Ris Int to Temasek Ave (Opp The Ritz-Carlton) during morning peak hours on weekdays.
  • 2002 (07 Jul): Skips the bus stop outside Orchard Emerald along Orchard Rd
  • 2005 (27 Dec): Amended to loop Temasek Ave and converted to a peak hour variant of Service 518 on weekdays, skipping Tampines Ave 7, Tampines Ave 2, Tampines Ave 1 and Bedok North Rd
  • 2010 (26 Apr): Shortened to terminate at Bayfront Ave (Opp Marina Bay Sands MICE) and revised to operate during weekday morning peak hours only
  • 2012 (29 Apr): Serves new bus stop outside Blk 612 along Pasir Ris Dr 1
  • 2012 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (18 Sep): Operations transferred to Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd. Operating hours revised from 0700hrs – 0735hrs to 0700hrs – 0730hrs.
  • 2020 (08 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.
  • 2021 (15 Sep – 24 Sep): Temporarily suspended due to the impact of COVID-19 on available manpower
  • 2022 (30 Oct): Amended to ply Pasir Ris St 12 and Pasir Ris St 11 with the partial closure of Pasir Ris Dr 1 to facilitate the construction of Pasir Ris East MRT station on the Cross Island MRT Line
  • 2023 (08 Jan): Temporarily skips the bus stop outside Newton Stn Exit B along Scotts Rd due to upgrading works
  • 2023 (27 Aug): Resumes serving the bus stop outside Newton Stn Exit B along Scotts Rd after completion of upgrading works
  • 2023 (08 Oct): Amended to ply Pasir Ris Dr 8 and Pasir Ris Ctrl with the partial closure of Pasir Ris Dr 1 to facilitate the construction of Pasir Ris MRT station on the Cross Island MRT Line

Past Routings

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