The route plies from Simei MRT Station and ends at Mariam Way. It only operates on weekday evening peak hours, excluding Public Holidays.
→ Bef Mariam Wk
|Route||Simei Street 3 (Simei Stn) → Mariam Way (Bef Mariam Wk)
|Passes Through||Simei Rd, Upp Changi Rd East, Flora Dr|
|Route Length||4.5 km|
|Travelling Time||18 – 21 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Bukit Merah Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)|
|Current Fleet||Double Deck Bus:
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Simei St 3 (Simei Stn)
||Weekdays (except Public Holidays)|
|17:57 – 19:25|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Service 5B was launched on 14 August 2023 to supplement weekday evening peak hour demand for Service 5 from Simei & Upper Changi MRT Stations to housing estates at Flora Drive & Mariam Way.
MRT Stations Served
- From Simei St 3 (Simei Stn)
Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 17:57, 18:41 & 19:25
- 14 Aug 2023 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2029 under the Bukit Merah Bus Package.
- 2023 (14 Aug): Introduced as a short-trip service from Simei Street 3 (Simei Stn) to Mariam Way (Bef Mariam Wk) during evening peak hours on weekdays, except public holidays