Scheme B Bus Service 640

Scheme B Bus Service 640 is a Scheme B Bus Service that plies between Canberra Road and Shenton Way. 3 trips are operated on weekday mornings and 2 trips on weekday evenings.

Route Information
Route [AM]: Canberra Road (Blk 508 CP) → Anson Road
[PM]: Anson Road → Canberra Road
Passes Through Sembawang Rd, Upp Thomson, Thomson, Bencoolen
Operator Information
Current Operator TBC
Departure Times from T1 0710hrs, 0715hrs, 0805hrs
Departure Times from T2 1725hrs, 1805hrs

The following information about Service 640 were submitted by a contributor:

Bus number plates and departure timings:

Morning (AM)
Bus plate number “2226” Around 7.10am to 7.15am
@ Block 508 Carpark, Canberra Road
Bus plate number “9133” Around 7.15am to 7.20am
@ Block 508 Carpark, Canberra Road
Bus plate number “6222” or “6011” Around 8.05am
@ Block 508 Carpark, Canberra Road
It is unclear if the bus driver starts to pick up passengers before this bus stop or at the nearby Koufu.

At any day, any of these 3 buses will ply the weekday morning route at the above timings so look out for the bus plate number, unless there are sudden changes and passengers will not be able to get hold of the information beforehand.

Evening (PM)
Bus plate number “2226” or “9133” or “6222” Around 5.25 pm
@ Hub Synergy Pt, Anson Road
Buss plate number “6011” Around 6.05pm
@ Hub Synergy Pt, Anson Road
Passengers are advised to start their journey from the bus stop at International Plaza outside Tanjong Pagar Station instead as that is the confirmed bus stop the buses will start their PM route.

Similar to the morning route, at any day any of these 2 buses will ply the weekday evening route at the above timings so look out for the bus plate number, unless there are sudden changes and passengers will not be able to get hold of the information beforehand.

There are 4 fare amounts – $0.60, $0.80, $1.00 and $1.10.

Advice for new passengers wanting to try this service:

  • As the drivers are known to spot regular passengers at bus stops and along roadsides (yes, the drivers may stop suddenly along the roads to pick up regular passengers not at the bus stop), therefore it is best that you can become their regular passenger for this service
  • New passengers must press the bell as early as possible if you wish to alight as drivers do not stop at every bus stop, and sometimes they accelerate along certain stretches despite having bus stops with their service. As per point 1, drivers recognize regular passengers and can pinpoint exactly who will board the bus at what time and alight at which bus stop. Do not be surprised if the bus suddenly stops halfway without bus stop and passengers alight.


Little information can be found online about Scheme B Bus Services as the Land Transport Authority does not provide information detailed information about such services. Land Transport Guru is not responsible if the information represented here are inaccurate, although we strive to our best ability to provide accurate service information about these Scheme B Bus Services. Do highlight any errors which you may have spotted.

Route Information:

Direction 1 [AM] Direction 2 [PM]
  • Canberra Road
    – Blk 508 CP
    – Blk 502A
    – Aft Admiral Hill
    – Opp Blk 311
  • Sembawang Rd
    – Aft Canberra Rd
    – Aft Sembawang Shop Ctr
    – Aft Jln Kemuning
    – Blk 114
    – Blk 101
    – Blk 713
    – Khatib Camp
    – Opp Dieppe Barracks
    – Opp Sembawang Air Base
    – Opp Nee Soon HQ 22 SIB
    – Bef Spiritual Grace Presby Ch
    – Aft The Springside
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – Springleaf Nature Pk
    – Aft Springleaf Rd
    – Aft SLE
    – Aft Old Upp Thomson Rd
    – Bef Tagore Dr
    – Bef Tagore Rd
    – Meadows @ Peirce
    – Aft Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Bef Sembawang Hill FC
    – Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
    – Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
    – Faber Gdn
    – Flame Tree Pk
    – Aft Windsor Pk Rd
    – Opp Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Jln Todak
    – Thomson CC
    – Shunfu Est
    – Opp St. Theresa’s Home
  • Thomson Rd
    – Mt Alvernia Hosp
    – Opp MediaCorp
    – SLF Cplx
    – Opp S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp Old Police Acad
    – Thomson Flyover
    – Opp Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Novena Lodge
    – Novena Stn Exit B NS20
    – Opp United Sq
  • Keng Lee Rd
    – Parish of Christ Ch
    – Opp KK Women & Child Hosp
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn NE7DT12
  • Bencoolen St
    – Opp Burlington Sq OR Fortune Ctr (bus will stop at either of the 2 bus stops)
  • Waterloo St
    – Waterloo Ctr (no bus stop here, the bus will stop once at around this stretch of road)
  • Bras Basah Rd
    – NTUC Income Ctr CC2
    – Raffles Hotel EW13NS25
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Opp War Memorial Pk  CC3
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront EW14NS26
  • Raffles Quay
    – One Raffles Quay
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp AXA Twr
    – Opp MAS Bldg EW15
  • Anson Rd
    – Hub Synergy Pt
  • Anson Road
    Hub Synergy Pt (TBC)
    – Intl Plaza EW15
  • Cecil St
    – Opp GB Bldg
    – Prudential Twr DT18
  • Fullerton Rd
    – Fullerton Sq EW14NS26
  • Esplanade Dr
    – Esplanade Bridge CC3
  • Stamford Rd (non-stop)
  • Victoria St
    – Hotel Grand Pacific
    – St Joseph’s Ch
  • Middle Rd
    – Bef Waterloo St
    – Opp Prime Ctr
  • Selegie Rd
    – Selegie Ctr
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn Exit A NE7DT12
  • Kg Java Rd
    – KK Women & Child Hosp
    – Opp Parish of Christ Ch
  • Thomson Rd
    – United Sq
    – Opp Novena Ch NS20
    – Novena Lodge
    – Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
    – Old Police Acad
    – S’pore Polo Club
    – Opp SLF Cplx
    – MediaCorp
  • Upp Thomson Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Home
    – Opp Shunfu Est
    – Bef Thomson Ridge
    – Bef Thomson Plaza
    – Bef Windsor Pk Rd
    – Opp Flame Tree Pk
    – Opp Faber Gdn
    – Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
    – Opp Sembawang Hill FC
    – Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp Meadows @ Peirce
    – Opp Tagore Rd
    – Aft Tagore Dr
    – Bef Old Upp Thomson Rd
    – Bef SLE
    – Bef Springleaf Rd
    – Opp Springleaf Nature Pk
  • Sembawang Rd
    – Forest Hills Condo
    – Nee Soon Driclad Ctr
    – Nee Soon HQ 22 SIB
    – Aft Sembawang Air Base
    – Dieppe Barracks
    – Opp Khatib Camp
    – Opp Blk 713
    – Opp Blk 101
    – Opp Blk 115B
    – Opp Jln Kemuning
    – Opp Sembawang Shop Ctr
    – Bef Canberra Rd
  • Canberra Rd
    – Opp Blk 589D
    – Bef Sembawang Stn NS11
    – Blk 351 CP
    – Blk 424A CP


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One thought on “Scheme B Bus Service 640

  • 10 December 2017 at 10:31 PM

    Bus 640 goes to marsiling too…


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