SBS Transit Bus Service 54

SBS Transit Bus Service 54 is a trunk route operating between Bishan and Kampong Bahru, via Marymount, Thomson, Scotts Road, River Valley and Chinatown.

Bus Service 54 will be amended to Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal from 10 March 2018.


Route:

54
53009
Bishan Int
Bishan St 13
53279
Kuo Chuan Presby Sch
Bishan St 13
53289
Zion Bible Presby Ch
Bishan St 13
53251
BLK 125
Bishan St 11
53221
BLK 115
Bishan St 11
53239
OPP BISHAN STN
Bishan Rd
53391
Opp Blk 203
Bishan St 22
53381
Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan St 22
53371
Blk 257
Bishan St 22
53159
Blk 260
Marymount Rd
53149
Whitley Sec Sch
Marymount Rd
53139
Marymount View
Marymount Rd
53129
Opp Marymount Stn
Marymount Rd
53119
Aft Bishan St 21
Marymount Rd
51089
Bef Marymount Convent Sch
Marymount Rd
51059
AFT TOA PAYOH RISE
Thomson Rd
51049
SLF Cplx
Thomson Rd
51039
Opp S'pore Polo Club
Thomson Rd
51029
Opp Old Police Academy
Thomson Rd
51019
Thomson Flyover
Thomson Rd
50059
Opp Thomson Med Ctr
Thomson Rd
50049
Opp Novena Lodge
Thomson Rd
50037
Novena Stn Exit B
Thomson Rd
50069
Hotel Royal
Newton Rd
40129
Newton Life Ch
Newton Rd
40189
Newton Stn Exit B
Scotts Rd
40179
Env Bldg
Scotts Rd
09219
Far East Plaza
Scotts Rd
13199
Aft Orchard Blvd
Paterson Rd
13159
Bef Zion Full Gospel Ch
Irwell Bank Rd
13071
Opp ERC Inst
River Valley Rd
13081
St. Thomas Wk
River Valley Rd
13091
AFT KIM YAM RD
River Valley Rd
13101
Opp Mohd Sultan Rd
River Valley Rd
04339
FORT CANNING STN EXIT B
River Valley Rd
04219
Opp Clarke Quay
River Valley Rd
04239
Clarke Quay Stn
New Bridge Rd
05059
Hong Lim Pk
New Bridge Rd
05049
Chinatown Pt
New Bridge Rd
05039
New Bridge Ctr
New Bridge Rd
05019
Opp Pearl's Ctr
New Bridge Rd
10011
BEF NEIL RD
New Bridge Rd
10041
BEF KAMPONG BAHRU TER
Kg Bahru Rd
10499
KAMPONG BAHRU TER
Spooner Rd
10499
KAMPONG BAHRU TER
Spooner Rd
10049
OPP KAMPONG BAHRU TER
Kg Bahru Rd
10017
Aft Hosp Dr
Eu Tong Sen St
05012
Pearl's Ctr
Eu Tong Sen St
05022
People's Pk Ctr
Eu Tong Sen St
04222
Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
Eu Tong Sen St
04211
Clarke Quay
River Valley Rd
04331
BEF FORT CANNING STN
River Valley Rd
13109
UE Sq
River Valley Rd
13099
BEF KIM YAM RD
River Valley Rd
13089
Opp St. Thomas Wk
River Valley Rd
13079
Aft ERC Inst
River Valley Rd
13141
Aft Zion Full Gospel Ch
Hoot Kiam Rd
13191
Bef Orchard Blvd
Paterson Rd
09212
Royal Plaza On Scotts
Scotts Rd
40171
Opp Env Bldg
Scotts Rd
40181
Newton Stn Exit A
Scotts Rd
40121
Opp Newton Life Ch
Newton Rd
50061
Opp Hotel Royal
Newton Rd
50031
Opp Novena Ch
Thomson Rd
50041
Novena Lodge
Thomson Rd
50051
Thomson Med Ctr
Thomson Rd
51011
Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
Thomson Rd
51021
Old Police Academy
Thomson Rd
51031
S'pore Polo Club
Thomson Rd
51041
Opp SLF Cplx
Thomson Rd
51051
AFT ANDREW RD
Thomson Rd
51081
Opp Marymount Convent Sch
Marymount Rd
53111
Bef Marymount Lane
Marymount Rd
53121
Marymount Stn
Marymount Rd
53131
Blk 319
Marymount Rd
53141
Opp Whitley Sec Sch
Marymount Rd
53151
Opp Blk 263A CP
Marymount Rd
53379
Blk 245
Bishan St 22
53389
Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan St 22
53399
Blk 202
Bishan St 22
53231
BISHAN STN
Bishan Rd
53229
Blk 501
Bishan St 11
53259
Opp Blk 125
Bishan St 11
53281
Blk 169
Bishan St 13
53271
Opp Kuo Chuan Presby Sch
Bishan St 13
53009
Bishan Int
Bishan St 13
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bishan Bus Interchange ↔ Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal
Passes Through Bishan St 11, Bishan St 22, Marymount Rd, Thomson Rd, Scotts Rd, River Valley Rd
Route Length 17.7 km (D1) | 17.5 km (D2)
Travelling Time 65 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
MAN A95

Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL
12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Bishan
0545hrs – 2300hrs (Weekdays)
0600hrs – 2300hrs (Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Kampong Bahru
0610hrs – 2330hrs (Weekdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
0610hrs – 0000hrs (Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 10 – 14 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 11 – 15 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 12 – 15 mins
After 1900hrs: 13 – 15 mins
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 15 – 20 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 10 – 15 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 10 – 18 mins
After 1900hrs: 11 – 18 mins

Route History
Service 54 connects the housing estates of Bishan and Marymount with the Central areas of Novena, Scotts Road, River Valley and Chinatown. Like Service 56, it serves Bishan Street 13 in both directions. From the stretch of River Valley Road it serves, it is the only service which links to Orchard, Newton and Novena.

Service hours are extended on Saturdays to benefit late-night commuters returning home from Chinatown and Clarke Quay.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Thomson Road (Novena Lodge) → Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0625hrs
  • Bishan Street 22 (Blk 245)  Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0630hrs, 0650hrs, 0709hrs, 0718hrs

Fare: Charges basic fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


Gallery:

 


 

 Operator History:

  • 1993 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

  • 1993: Introduced between Bishan Int and New Bridge Road Ter, with the merger of Services 104 and 134
  • 2006 (5 Nov): Amended to ply longer stretch of Bishan St 13 before continuing to Bishan St 11
  • 2009 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2018 (10 Mar): Amended to Kampong Bahru Ter. First bus departure timings from Kampong Bahru brought forward by 5 minutes.

Past Routings:

External Links & References:

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