SBS Transit Bus Service 65

SBS Transit Bus Service 65 is a trunk service plying between Tampines and HarbourFront, passing through Bedok Reservoir, Kaki Bukit, MacPherson Estate, Boon Keng, Little India, Dhoby Ghaut, Orchard and Lower Delta Road.

65
75009
Tampines Int
Tampines Ctrl 1
76059
Opp Our Tampines Hub
Tampines Ave 5
76069
Blk 147
Tampines Ave 5
75059
BEF TAMPINES WEST STN
Tampines Ave 1
75069
Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
Bedok Reservoir Rd
75349
The Clearwater Condo
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84609
Waterfront Key
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84639
Aft Waterfront Waves
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84619
Waterfront Isle
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84629
Blk 716
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84479
Blk 713
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84469
Blk 703
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84481
Aft Bedok Ind Pk C
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84491
Blk 629
Bedok Reservoir Rd
72079
Blk 609
Bedok Reservoir Rd
72069
Blk 121
Bedok Reservoir Rd
72029
Opp Blk 646
Bedok Reservoir Rd
71099
Blk 311
Eunos Link
71139
Blk 302
Ubi Ave 2
71129
UBI STN EXIT A
Ubi Ave 2
71149
Blk 3024
Ubi Ave 2
71159
Blk 3026
Ubi Ave 2
71169
Aztech Bldg
Ubi Ave 2
70379
Opp Macpherson Stn Exit A
Circuit Link
70201
OPP MACPHERSON STN EXIT D
Circuit Rd
70211
Blk 90
Pipit Rd
70221
Blk 79 FC
Circuit Rd
70231
OPP MATTAR STN EXIT B
Mattar Rd
70241
MacPherson Pr Sch
Mattar Rd
70021
Opp Canossa Convent Pr
Aljunied Rd
70031
Opp Aljunied Pk
Aljunied Rd
70119
Cencon Bldg
MacPherson Rd
70109
Gulab Bldg
MacPherson Rd
60219
Bef Siemens Ctr
MacPherson Rd
60179
MOM Svcs Ctr
Bendemeer Rd
60159
Blk 54
Bendemeer Rd
60139
Blk 44
Bendemeer Rd
60119
Opp Boon Keng Stn
Bendemeer Rd
60099
Bef Lavender St
Bendemeer Rd
07329
Hoa Nam Bldg
Jln Besar
07319
Aft Allenby Rd
Jln Besar
07419
Opp Veerasamy Rd
Jln Besar
07529
JLN BESAR STN EXIT A
Jln Besar
07517
IBIS S'PORE ON BENCOOLEN
Bencoolen St
04029
BEF BENCOOLEN STN EXIT A
Bencoolen St
08041
YMCA
Orchard Rd
08031
Dhoby Ghaut Stn
Penang Rd
08111
Winsland Hse
Penang Rd
08121
Somerset Stn
Somerset Rd
09059
Natl Youth Council
Grange Rd
09022
Bef Orchard Stn Exit B
Orchard Blvd
13199
Aft Orchard Blvd
Paterson Rd
13159
Bef Zion Full Gospel Ch
Irwell Bank Rd
13069
RV RESIDENCES
River Valley Rd
13059
Valley Pt
River Valley Rd
10519
Blk 4
Delta Rd
10389
Blk 48
Lower Delta Rd
10379
Blk 25B
Lower Delta Rd
10369
Opp Cendex Ctr
Lower Delta Rd
14039
Opp St. Theresa's Convent
Lower Delta Rd
14029
Blk 105
Lower Delta Rd
14019
Opp Mt Faber Lodge
Kg Bahru Rd
14141
VivoCity
Telok Blangah Rd
14009
HarbourFront Int
Seah Im Rd
14009
HarbourFront Int
Seah Im Rd
14129
Harbourfront Stn Exit A
Telok Blangah Rd
14119
Opp VivoCity
Telok Blangah Rd
14011
Bef Mt Faber Lodge
Kg Bahru Rd
14021
The Pearl @ Mt Faber
Lower Delta Rd
14379
Blk 40
Lower Delta Rd
14031
St. Theresa's Convent
Lower Delta Rd
10361
Cendex Ctr
Lower Delta Rd
10371
Blk 129
Lower Delta Rd
10381
Opp Blk 48
Lower Delta Rd
13051
Opp Valley Pt
River Valley Rd
13063
RV SUITES
River Valley Rd
13141
Aft Zion Full Gospel Ch
Hoot Kiam Rd
13191
Bef Orchard Blvd
Paterson Rd
09048
Orchard Stn/Lucky Plaza
Orchard Rd
09038
Opp Somerset Stn
Orchard Rd
08138
Concorde Hotel S'pore
Orchard Rd
08058
Aft Dhoby Ghaut Stn
Orchard Rd
08079
Sch of the Arts
Prinsep St
07011
Peace Ctr
Selegie Rd
07021
Selegie Ctr
Selegie Rd
07031
Tekka Ctr
S'goon Rd
07111
Broadway Hotel
S'goon Rd
07211
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Tp
S'goon Rd
07221
Sri Vadapathira K Tp
S'goon Rd
60101
Kwong Wai Shiu Hosp
S'goon Rd
60121
Boon Keng Stn/Blk 102
S'goon Rd
60141
Opp Bendemeer Pr Sch
S'goon Rd
60161
St. Michael's Pl
S'goon Rd
60211
Aft Tai Thong Cres
MacPherson Rd
70101
Opp Gulab Bldg
MacPherson Rd
70111
Opp Cencon Bldg
MacPherson Rd
70039
Aljunied Pk
Aljunied Rd
70151
Aft Jln Anggerek
Merpati Rd
70161
OPP MATTAR STN EXIT A
Merpati Rd
70171
Blk 77
Circuit Rd
70181
Blk 36
Circuit Rd
70191
OPP BLK 66
Circuit Rd
70371
Macpherson Stn Exit A
Circuit Link
71161
Blk 3019
Ubi Ave 2
71151
Blk 3021
Ubi Ave 2
71141
Blk 3023
Ubi Ave 2
71121
UBI STN EXIT B
Ubi Ave 2
71131
Automobile Megamart
Ubi Ave 2
71091
Blk 637
Eunos Link
72021
Blk 646
Bedok Reservoir Rd
72061
Blk 122
Bedok Reservoir Rd
72071
Blk 133
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84499
Blk 140
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84489
Aft Bedok Ind Pk C
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84461
Opp Blk 701
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84471
Blk 745
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84621
Opp Blk 716
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84611
Opp Waterfront Isle
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84631
Opp Waterfront Waves
Bedok Reservoir Rd
84601
Opp Waterfront Key
Bedok Reservoir Rd
75341
Opp The Clearwater Condo
Bedok Reservoir Rd
75061
Opp Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
Bedok Reservoir Rd
75051
TAMPINES WEST STN EXIT B
Tampines Ave 1
76061
Blk 938
Tampines Ave 5
76051
Our Tampines Hub
Tampines Ave 5
75009
Tampines Int
Tampines Ctrl 1
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px Tampines Bus Interchange ↔ HarbourFront Bus Interchange 
Passes Through Bedok Reservoir, Kaki Bukit, MacPherson Estate, Boon Keng, Little India, Dhoby Ghaut, Orchard, Lower Delta
Route Length 25.0 km (D1) | 24.4 km (D2)
Traveling Time 120 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Tampines Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL
Departure Times from Tampines 0530 – 2330 (Daily)
Departure Times from Harbourfront
0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 09 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 16 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 11 mins
After 1900: 10 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 08 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 13 mins
After 1900: 07 – 15 mins

Route History

Service 65 is an important route connecting residential towns such as Tampines, Bedok Reservoir, Kaki Bukit, MacPherson Estate and Lower Delta to the central districts of Orchard Road and Little India. It experiences significant demand all day round, due to its many inter-town and city-town connections. Much of its route duplicates the future Downtown Line Stage 3.

During weekdays, demand is high between the housing estates and the City, along with demand from Ubi and Kaki Bukit industrial areas. On weekends, demand is also high between the City and outlying estates, notably between Kaki Bukit, MacPherson estate and Orchard Road.

This service does crossover trips Nite Owl 2N during Friday/Saturday/eves of PH using Single-Decker buses.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Serangoon Rd (Tekka Ctr) Tampines Int
    1919hrs, 2013hrs, 2057hrs, 2118hrs, 2145hrs & 2237hrs
    Sundays & Public Holidays only

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

Fleet:
See above. Some buses crossover to Nite Owl Services on Nite Owl operating nights.


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 1971 – 1973: Amalgamated Bus Company Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Tampines Bus Package.

History:

  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between Gagak Selari Barat Ter and MacPherson Ter under 1971 Bus Reorganisation, operated by Amalgamated Bus Company
  • 1972 (18 Jun): Amended to ply Bendemeer Rd towards Gagak Selari Barat Ter with the conversion of Serangoon Rd to one-way road
  • 1973 (11 Mar): Amended to ply Hoot Kiam Rd towards MacPherson Ter with the conversion of Irwell Bank Rd to one-way road
  • 1973 (01 Nov): Operated by Singapore Bus Service (SBS)
  • 1974 (24 Feb): Amended to ply Grange Rd and Orchard Blvd with the conversion of Orchard Rd to one-way road, skipping Orchard Rd and Tanglin Rd
  • 1974 (01 Oct): Calls at a new bus stop outside Nan Hwa Girls’ High Sch along Bencoolen St; Calls at a merged bus stop outside Sri Srinivasa Perumal Tp along Serangoon Rd
  • 1980 (06 Apr): Amended to Lower Delta Ter
  • 1987 (12 Apr): Extended to Tampines Ave 5 Ter and World Trade Ctr Ter
  • 1987 (29 Nov): Amended to Tampines Int
  • 1988 (23 Oct): Skips a pair of bus stops outside and opposite Tampines Stadium along Tampines Ave 5
  • 1992: Amended to ply Orchard Link, skipping Grange Rd
  • 1997: Calls at an additional pair of bus stops outside and opposite Tampines Stadium along Tampines Ave 5
  • 1999: Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite The Clearwater Condo along Bedok Reservoir Rd
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2002: Calls at a new bus stop outside Mutiara Crest along River Valley Rd, skipping the bus stop outside Mutiara View
  • 2002: Calls at a new pair of bus stops opposite and between Blks 731 and 734 along Bedok Reservoir Rd
  • 2002 (07 Jul): Skips the bus stop opposite Mandarin Singapore along Orchard Rd
  • 2005 (02 Jul): Amended to ply Grange Rd with the partial closure of Somerset Rd
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Calls at a new bus stop outside VivoCity along Telok Blangah Rd
  • 2008 (07 Dec): Skips the bus stop opposite Temenggong D Mosque along Telok Blangah Rd
  • 2009 (22 Nov): Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite MacPherson Stn along Circuit Link
  • 2011 (26 Jun): Amended to ply Lor Bengkok with the closure of Circuit Link to facilitate the construction of MacPherson MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2011 (16 Oct): Amended to ply Middle Rd with the partial closure of Bencoolen St to facilitate the construction of Bencoolen MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2014 (23 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2015 (Dec): Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) implemented for trial till Aug 2016
  • 2016 (16 Oct): Amended to ply the reinstated Circuit Link, skipping Lor Bengkok
  • 2016 (11 Dec): Amended to ply the reinstated Bencoolen St, skipping Middle Rd (Main Article)
  • 2017 (12 Feb): Calls at a new pair of bus stops before and after Ubi Rd 3 along Ubi Ave 2

Past Routings:

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