SMRT Bus Service 67 is a trunk route linking Choa Chu Kang and Tampines via Bukit Panjang, Upper Bukit Timah, Bukit Timah, Little India, Kallang, Sims Avenue and Bedok North. Much of the route duplicates the East-West Line and Downtown Line.
0630-0830: 06 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 11 mins
After 1900: 09 – 13 mins
0630-0830: 07 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 11 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 12 mins
After 1900: 09 – 12 mins
Service 67 is a long trunk route spanning East to West, plying between Choa Chu Kang and Tampines. Its major areas of service are along Upper Bukit Timah Road, Bukit Timah Road and Sims Way / Geylang Road. It also provides connection from Little India and Geylang to outlying estates, making it an popular connecting route for commuters heading to Little India. It is also the fastest bus connection between Tampines and Bedok MRT stations.
From Choa Chu Kang, the route duplicates the Bukit Panjang LRT to Bukit Panjang, then plying the full stretch of Upper Bukit Timah Road and Bukit Timah Road to Little India. It continues from Lavender Street to Kallang, duplicating the East-West Line to Bedok, then heading to Tampines via Bedok North and Reservoir. Much of its route (from Bukit Panjang to Little India) duplicates the Downtown Line Stage 2. Many other bus services also share its Upper Bukit Timah Road and Sims Avenue/Geylang Road sectors.
On weekends, demand between Little India and Geylang is very high due to migrant workers commuting between their dormitories and Little India, and mid-route departures (“downroutes”) from Little India towards Tampines are common. On Sundays & Public Holidays, two additional departures at 2355hrs and 0010hrs (the next day) from Little India towards Tampines cater to late-night dwellers after the last bus from Choa Chu Kang has departed.
With low branches along Bt Timah Rd pruned by NEA in January 2015, the single-deck fleet restriction was removed, hence allowing double-deck buses to be deployed. High capacity Double deck buses were deployed on a regular basis since February 2015.
Bukit Timah Road (Little India Stn) → Tampines Int Sundays/PHs: Evenings, 2355, 0010 (the next day)
Also frequently deployed on weekend nights
Sims Avenue (Aft Sims Way) → Choa Chu Kang Int Daily: 0545hrs
Upp Bukit Timah Road (Pei Hwa Presby Pr Sch) → Choa Chu Kang Int Weekdays: 0615hrs onwards
Choa Chu Kang Road (Opp Blk 26) → Choa Chu Kang Int Daily: 0600hrs onwards
Short Trip Services:
Choa Chu Kang Int → Dunearn Rd (Opp Coronation Plaza)
Operates during weekdays AM peak except school holidays
Choa Chu Kang Int → Bt Timah Rd (Little India Stn)
and Tampines Int → Bt Timah Rd (Little India Stn Exit A)
Operates from 1515hrs to 1830hrs on Sundays & Public Holidays
Service 67A helps relieve the morning student crowd heading for the many educational institutions along Bukit Timah Road, while 67W relieves high demand in the direction of Little India during the afternoons and evenings of weekends.
Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.