SBS Transit Bus Service 70

SBS Transit Service 70 is a trunk service plying between Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange and Shenton Way Terminal, passing through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar, Guillemard, Nicoll Highway and Fullerton Road. Its route variant is Service 70M, which operates during weekday nights, Saturday evenings and Sundays/PHs, and loops at Suntec City.

70
55509
Yio Chu Kang Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
55301
AMK Police Div HQ
Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55311
Opp Yio Chu Kang Stadium
Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55239
Sbst Ang Mo Kio Depot
Ang Mo Kio St 63
55229
SMRT Buses AMK Depot
Ang Mo Kio St 64
55041
Opp Ue Bizhub Ctrl
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55051
Opp ST Electronics
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55071
Bef KLC Intl Inst
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55081
Opp Sunrise Gdns
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55101
Opp Serenity Pk
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67011
Bef Begonia Rd
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67021
Opp Dedap Rd
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67041
Opp The Greenwich
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67051
Opp Seletar Hills Est
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67061
Aft Jln Selaseh
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67071
Bef Gerald Dr
Yio Chu Kang Rd
64129
Blk 988B
Yio Chu Kang Rd
64119
Blk 953
Yio Chu Kang Rd
64109
Gracehaven S Army
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63219
Opp Blk 139
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63209
Toho Green
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63199
Aft Serangoon Nth Ave 1
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63189
Aft Serangoon Gdn Way
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63179
Bef Tai Seng Chr Ch
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63369
Serangoon Sports Cplx
Yio Chu Kang Link
66379
Blk 206
S'goon Ctrl
66359
S'Goon Stn Exit C/Blk 201
S'goon Ctrl
62141
Opp Blk 1
Upp S'goon Rd
62059
Blk 161
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62049
Aft Paya Lebar Cres
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62039
Raya Gdn
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62029
Paya Lebar Gdns
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62019
Aft Rochdale Rd
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70309
Opp Paya Lebar St
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70299
Opp Asiawide Ind Bldg
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70289
Opp Tai Seng Stn
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70279
Opp Trinity @ Paya Lebar
Paya Lebar Rd
70269
Citipoint Ind Cplx
Paya Lebar Rd
70259
Macpherson Stn Exit B
Paya Lebar Rd
81101
CISCO Ctr
Paya Lebar Rd
81111
Paya Lebar Stn Exit B
Paya Lebar Rd
81131
Opp Grandlink Sq
Guillemard Rd
81141
Versailles Condo
Guillemard Rd
81151
Kong Hwa Sch
Guillemard Rd
81161
blk 56
Guillemard Rd
80259
Aft Chen Li Presby Ch
Guillemard Rd
80219
Natl Stadium
Nicoll Highway
80169
Nicoll Highway Stn
Nicoll Highway
80159
Suntec City
Nicoll Highway
02119
Opp War Memorial Pk
Nicoll Highway
03019
OUE Bayfront
Collyer Quay
03059
One Raffles Quay
Raffles Quay
03129
UIC Bldg
Shenton Way
03218
Opp MAS Bldg
Shenton Way
03239
Shenton Way Ter
Palmer Rd
03239
Shenton Way Ter
Palmer Rd
03222
Hub Synergy Pt
Anson Rd
03111
Aft Capital Twr
Robinson Rd
03031
Raffles Pl Stn Exit F
Robinson Rd
03011
Fullerton Sq
Fullerton Rd
02111
Esplanade Bridge
Esplanade Dr
80151
Opp Suntec City
Nicoll Highway
80161
Opp Nicoll Highway Stn
Nicoll Highway
80211
Opp Natl Stadium
Nicoll Highway
80251
Aft Lor 14 Geylang
Guillemard Rd
81169
Opp Blk 56
Guillemard Rd
81159
Opp Kong Hwa Sch
Guillemard Rd
81149
The Sunny Spring Condo
Guillemard Rd
81139
Grandlink Sq
Guillemard Rd
81129
Paya Lebar Stn Exit D
Paya Lebar Rd
81119
Paya Lebar Stn Exit C
Paya Lebar Rd
81109
Opp CISCO Ctr
Paya Lebar Rd
70251
Macpherson Stn Exit C
Paya Lebar Rd
70261
Opp Orion @ Paya Lebar
Paya Lebar Rd
70271
Le Crescendo
Paya Lebar Rd
70281
Aft Tai Seng Stn
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70291
Asiawide Ind Bldg
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70301
Aft Paya Lebar St
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62011
Aft Bartley Rd
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62021
Wisma AUPE
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62031
Bef How Sun Rd
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62041
Opp Bethany Presby Ch
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62051
Aft Jln Chermat
Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62149
Paya Lebar Camp
Upp S'goon Rd
66351
S'Goon Stn Exit B
S'goon Ctrl
66371
Blk 261
S'goon Ctrl
63361
Opp S'Goon Sports Cplx
Yio Chu Kang Link
63181
Bef St. Helier's Ave
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63191
Aft Serangoon Nth Ave 1
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63201
Blk 133
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63211
Blk 138
Yio Chu Kang Rd
64101
Opp Gracehaven S Army
Yio Chu Kang Rd
64111
Opp Blk 953
Yio Chu Kang Rd
64121
Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67079
Ch Of St. Vincent De Paul
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67069
Bef Jln Selaseh
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67059
Seletar Hills Est
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67049
The Greenwich
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67039
Aft Seletar Rd
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67029
Aft Dedap Rd
Yio Chu Kang Rd
67019
Aft Begonia Rd
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55109
Serenity Pk
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55089
Aft Sunrise Gdns
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55079
Aft KLC Intl Inst
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55059
ST Electronics
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55049
Ue Bizhub Ctrl
Yio Chu Kang Rd
55221
Opp SMRT Buses AMK Depot
Ang Mo Kio St 64
55231
Opp Sbst Ang Mo Kio Depot
Ang Mo Kio St 63
55319
Yio Chu Kang Stadium
Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55309
Opp AMK Police Div HQ
Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55189
YIO CHU KANG STN
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
55509
Yio Chu Kang Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Note:

  • No alighting at Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Passes Through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar, Guillemard, Nicoll Highway, Fullerton Road
Route Length 22.4 km (D1) | 23.5 km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Seletar Bus Depot (SEDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
Weekdays & Sat: 0545 – 1800
Departure Times from Shenton Way
Weekdays & Sat: 0600 – 1930
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630-0830: 06 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 08 mins
After 1900: NA
0630-0830: 07 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 10 mins
After 1900: 09 – 10 mins

Route History

Service 70 is an connects the residential areas of Yio Chu Kang, Serangoon and Guillemard to Shenton Way. This route operates either as Service 70 or 70M depending on times of day. Service 70, which serves the Central Business District around Shenton Way and Fullerton, operates on Weekdays  and Saturdays from mornings to evenings. On Weekday nights, Saturday nights, and on Sundays/PHs, Service 70M will operate, looping at Suntec City and serving the Marina Centre area while skipping Fullerton and Shenton Way.

Much of the demand on this route is encountered between between Yio Chu Kang and Serangoon MRT, and Shortworking Trip 70B assists with peak passenger demand. The route also connects to Ubi Industrial Estate and Guillemard Road, providing bus connections to Paya Lebar MRT.

MRT Stations Served:

Route Variants:

  • Service 70M: Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)
    Operates on Evenings on Weekdays and Saturdays; Full day on Sundays / Public Holidays

Special Departures:

  • Yio Chu Kang Rd (Opp ST Electronics)  Shenton Way Ter
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0541hrs
    Saturdays: 0535hrs
  • Guillemard Rd (Aft Lor 14 Geylang)  Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0602hrs
    Saturdays: 0600hrs
  • Serangoon Ctrl (Serangoon Stn Exit B) → Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0618hrs, 0636hrs, 0652hrs, 0706hrs, 1656hrs, 1724hrs, 1756hrs, 1825hrs, 1852hrs, 1909hrs, 1932hrs, 1940hrs

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 70A: Yio Chu Kang Int → Temasek Ave (Opp The Ritz Carlton)
    Daily: 2315hrs– 2345hrs, 15 min frequency
  • Service 70B: Yio Chu Kang Road (Opp Serenity Pk) → Serangoon Central (Serangoon Stn)
    Weekdays: 0652hrs – 0919hrs, 37 – 42 mins frequency

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

Fleet: See above table


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • Pre-1970s – 1971: Paya Lebar Bus Co. Ltd
  • 1971 – 1973: Associated Bus Services 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 2023 under the Seletar Bus Package.

History:

  • 1971 (11 Apr): Original route from Jalan Kayu (R.A.F. Seletar) to Geylang operated by Associated Bus Services, renumbered from Service 1 operated by Paya Lebar Bus Service.
  • 1973: Operated by Singapore Bus Services
  • 1977: Extended Shenton Way from Geylang
  • 1978: Skipped Piccadilly and Seletar West Camp following introduction of 214E / 214W, and hence amended to Jln Kayu Ter
  • 1992: Extended to Yio Chu Kang following amendment of Service 73.
  • ????: Variant Service 70# introduced as a Weekday night, Saturday, Sunday/PH service, plying between Yio Chu Kang and Geylang Lor 1 Terminal.
  • 1999-2001: Amended to Esplanade Dr (Esplanade Bridge), skipping Empress Place
  • 2000 (16 Oct): Service 70# extended to loop at Suntec City, later called Service 70X.
  • 2003 (21 Jun): Amended to ply Serangoon Central and Upp Serangoon Rd during Phase 1 of NEL Rationalisation.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 70# was renamed to Service 70M
  • 2009 (23 Aug): No longer plies Eunos Rd 8 after Paya Lebar Rd was reinstated
  • 2012 (27 Aug): Introduction of shortowrking trip 70B during AM Peak hours
  • 2012 (3 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2013 (22 Sep): Calls at new bus stop along Upp Paya Lebar Rd (Wisma AUPE Bldg)
  • 2017 (25 Jun): Amended to relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal
  • 2018 (11 Mar): Start of operations under Seletar Bus Package (Tendered Contract)

Past Routings:

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 70

  • 27 March 2018 at 1:43 PM
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    is 70b withdrawn? not seen in bus apps

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