Premium Bus Service 590

Premium Bus Service 590 is a Premium service operated by Commute Solutions from Choa Chu Kang Crescent to Shenton Way. The route passes through Choa Chu Kang North 6/5, PIE, Orchard and Fullerton, operating one trip in the morning.

590
Choa Chu Kang Cres → Shenton Way
45401
Blk 681
Choa Chu Kang Cres
45411
Opp Blk 670
Choa Chu Kang Cres
45421
Opp Blk 666
Choa Chu Kang Cres
45439
Opp Blk 661
Choa Chu Kang Cres
45399
Regent Gr Condo
Choa Chu Kang Nth 7
Yew Tee Stn Pick Up / Drop Off Point
Choa Chu Kang Dr
45351
Blk 634
Choa Chu Kang Nth 6
45371
Opp Yew Mei Green Condo
Choa Chu Kang Nth 6
45361
Opp Blk 765
Choa Chu Kang Nth 5
45301
Blk 708
Choa Chu Kang Nth 5
09219
Far East Plaza
Scotts Rd
09037
Opp Mandarin Orchard
Orchard Rd
08137
Orchard Plaza
Orchard Rd
08058
Aft Dhoby Ghaut Stn
Orchard Rd
08069
Bencoolen Stn Exit B
Bras Basah Rd
04179
Aft Bras Basah Stn Exit A
Bras Basah Rd
02119
Opp War Memorial Pk
Nicoll Highway
03019
OUE Bayfront
Collyer Quay
03129
UIC Bldg
Shenton Way
03217
Opp AXA Twr
Shenton Way
03218
Opp MAS Bldg
Shenton Way

 

Technical Information
Route
Choa Chu Kang Cres (Blk 681) → Shenton Way (Opp MAS Bldg)
Passes Through Choa Chu Kang North 6/5, Orchard Rd
Travelling Time 59 mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Commute Solutions Group Pte Ltd
Departure Times from Choa Chu Kang Cres
0738hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Fare EZ Link / NETS Flashpay Card: $5.50  |  Cash: $7.00
Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.

Premium 590 serves the housing estates of Choa Chu Kang Neighbourhoods 6 and 7 with bus connections to Orchard and Shenton Way, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. The steep fares and cheaper alternatives make Premium 590 a more expensive alternative route to the city, but passengers get to enjoy the luxury benefits of Premium travel.

Premium 590 is operated by Commute Solutions from 3 Jan 2017.

Departure Timings

Weekdays, except Public Holidays

  • AM Peak from Choa Chu Kang Cres (Blk 681): 0738hrs
Fare
  • Cash: $7.00
  • EZ Link Card / NETS Flashpay Card: $5.50

 


Gallery
Operator History
  • 8 Sep 2008 – 30 Dec 2016: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 03 Jan 2017 onwards: Commute Solutions
History
  • 2008 (08 Sep): Introduced as a Premium Service from Choa Chu Kang Crescent → Shenton Way. Charges a flat fare of $4.50. One trip departing at 0745hrs.
  • 2009 (01 Apr): Fares brought down to $4.30
  • 2010 (01 Apr): Original fare of $4.50 reinstated
  • Late 2011?: Fares raised to $5.00
  • 2012 (06 Aug): Second departure added, trips re-timed to 0740hrs and 0750hrs
  • 2014 (04 Aug): Fare revision to $5.50
  • 2017 (03 Jan): Operations transferred to Commute Solutions. No longer wheelchair accessible.
  • ?: Reduced to 1 AM Trip, route extension along Choa Chu Kang Cres
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One thought on “Premium Bus Service 590

  • 17 May 2019 at 7:55 AM
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    Hi there

    I have recently switched to paying by Apple Pay MasterCard but 509 scanning unit does not accept it. Can advise when this will be enabled . I need to get an MRT CARD just for taking this bus…

    Sinclair

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