City Direct Bus Service 671

City Direct Bus Service 671 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct Service between Buangkok and the Central Business District, passing through Sengkang West. It is the twenty-first City Direct route, as well as the sixty-sixth (66th) route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). It was launched on 17 Oct 2016.

Opp The Rivervale
Punggol Rd
Ranggung Stn Exit B
Sengkang East Ave
Blk 203
Compassvale Rd
Blk 204 CP
Compassvale Dr
Nan Chiau High Sch
Anchrovale Dr
Blk 306 CP
Anchrovale Dr
Anchor Green Pr Sch
Anchrovale Rd
Opp Blk 310B
Sengkang East Ave
Layar Stn Exit A/Blk 417A
Sengkang West Ave
Opp Fernvale Stn
Sengkang West Ave
Fernvale Pr Sch
Sengkang West Ave
Mapletree Anson
Anson Rd
Aft Capital Twr
Robinson Rd
Opp SO Sofitel S’pore
Robinson Rd
The Sail
Marina Blvd
Marina Bay Financial Ctr
Marina Blvd
Marina Bay Stn
Central Blvd
Downtown Stn
Central Blvd
UIC Bldg
Shenton Way
Opp MAS Bldg
Shenton Way
Opp Fernvale Pr Sch
Sengkang West Ave
Fernvale Stn/Blk 439A
Sengkang West Ave
Layar Stn Exit B
Sengkang West Ave
Blk 311A
Sengkang East Ave
Blk 309D
Anchorvale Rd
Blk 313B
Anchorvale Dr
Blk 321 CP
Anchorvale Dr
Opp Blk 204 CP
Compassvale Dr
Blk 206A
Compassvale Rd
Ranggung Stn Exit A
Sengkang East Ave
The Rivervale
Punggol Rd


Technical Information
[AM]: Punggol Rd (Opp The Rivervale) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Punggol Rd (The Rivervale)
Passes Through Sengkang East Ave, Compassvale Rd/Dr, Anchorvale Rd/Dr
Route Length 22.7 km (D1) | 23.3 km (D2)
Traveling Time 65 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package City Direct Bus Services
Current Operator Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private Buses
Departure Times from Punggol Rd
0730 – 0750 (Weekdays except Public Holidays), 3 Trips
Departure Times from Central Blvd
1820 – 1835 (Weekdays except Public Holidays), 2 Trips
Frequency AM Peak
PM Peak
10 mins 15 mins


City Direct Service 671 provides residents of Sengkang West with greater connectivity to the CBD. The service provides a travel alternative for commuters who relied on the rail network and feeder buses to and from work. The route incorporates an express sector between Fernvale and the CBD via Yio Chu Kang Rd, CTE, Outram Rd and Cantonment Rd.

This is the twenty-first City Direct service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), which provides more options for commuters using stretches of the existing rail lines that experience persistently high ridership, while the ongoing rail enhancement measures are being implemented.

The tender for this route called for on 15 April 2016. Read more about the tender here.


Departure Timings:

  • AM Peak from Punggol Rd (Opp The Rivervale): 0730hrs, 0740hrs, 0750hrs
  • PM Peak from Central Blvd (Marina Bay Stn): 1820hrs, 1835hrs

Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on here.

Free rides were given out to commuters on the first day of service on 17 October 2016.

Route History:

  • 2016 (15 Apr): Tender for City Directs 651, 671 & 672 announced; tender closes 10 May 2016.
  • 2016 (01 Aug): Contract awarded to Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
  • 2016 (17 Oct): Launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme.
  • 2018 (25 Jun): Third morning trip added, departure times from Punggol Rd revised to 7:30am, 7:40am and 7:50am

Operator History:

  • 17 Oct 2016 onwards: Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd


External Links & References:

Back to City Direct Services
Back to Bus Services

25 thoughts on “City Direct Bus Service 671

  • 16 April 2019 at 9:43 AM

    The bus service has been unreliable/worsen this year. Recently, the bus broke down for 2 weeks and the bus operator mentioned they did not have the spare bus. And today all the 3 buses missed the timing for morning peak.

    People who had the same bad experience, please help to feedback to LTA.

  • 8 January 2019 at 8:08 AM

    What’s happening to this bus route? You stated 3 trips.. but there are only 2 buses and the buses are full to the max from beginning of the year! This is crazy..people are squeezing in at the steps.

  • 3 January 2019 at 8:18 AM

    On 31st dec 2018 the first bus was not even seen passing by the fernvale station. I was there waiting since 7.25am. Only managed to board the second bus. On 3 jan 2019, the first two bus was not seen passing by fernvale station and the third bus only came by at 8.05am. I was also waiting for the bus since 7.25am. I think lta should consider renewing the company contract or issued LD to the company for such unreliable service.

  • 12 December 2018 at 9:38 PM

    Hi, bus 671 has always missed/overlaps the bus timing for morning peak. Being a pregnant lady, in order to secure a seat, I have make the effort to wait for the 2nd bus at Layar station, so even the 2nd bus is full, I can always take the 3rd bus instead. However, the 2nd and 3rd bus always come together, and the 3rd bus always skip the Layar station despite it is half full, and I have to stand almost 1 hour to travel from Layar to MBFC ( no one will give seats to pregnant lady as everyone was either playing phone or sleeping).
    I sincerely hope the management can look into this matter, at least if the 2nd bus is full, the 3rd bus should at least stop and pick up the rest of the passengers.

    • 8 March 2019 at 8:26 AM

      671 driver did not stop for me although I was seen flagging for it. I am sure eye contact has been made with the driver but he just drove off when the bus is not even full. The frequency and services provided has been disappointing.

      Just one more advice. It may be good to put an indication of the bus no. 1, 2 or 3 at the windshield. So the rest of us will not wait in vain.

  • 11 April 2018 at 8:13 AM

    Bus 550 no longer plying the sengkang east/West route. Now there is over congestion at the layar and fernvale bus stops. Please consider adding a 3rd bus to this route.

    • 18 April 2018 at 8:02 AM

      Strongly Agree
      The bus got full even before last 3 bus stops, so it didn’t even stop!
      Please consider more frequency.

      • 14 May 2019 at 7:52 AM

        Every day this bus got delayed….
        pls keep punctuality
        Every one wants to go office on time or not ….


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