SBS Transit Bus Service 72

SBS Transit Service 72 is a trunk service plying between Yio Chu Kang Interchange and Tampines Interchange, passing through Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5, Hougang and Tampines Road.

72
55509 Yio Chu Kang Int NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
55329 Nanyang Poly Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54351 Nanyang Poly Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54471 Opp Blk 538 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54481 Ite Coll Ctrl Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54491 Aft CTE Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54501 Opp AMK Ind Pk 2 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54651 Opp Techplace 2 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
66451 Aft AMK Ind Pk 2 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
66461 Bef Seagate Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
66471 Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
64119 Blk 953 Yio Chu Kang Rd
64491 Hougang 1 Hougang Ave 9
64481 Bet Blks 930/931 Hougang Ave 9
64471 Blk 917 Hougang Ave 9
64419 Blk 681 Hougang Ave 4
64331 Blk 508 Hougang Ave 4
64521 Blk 834 Hougang Ave 4
64559 Blk 830A Hougang Ctrl
64549 Opp Hougang Ctrl Int NE14 Hougang Ctrl
64019 Blk 302 Upp S'goon Rd
63069 Blk 25 Upp S'goon Rd
63249 Blk 1 Hougang Ave 3
64201 Aft Hougang Ave 3 Tampines Rd
64211 Aft Hougang Ave 7 Tampines Rd
64221 Opp Defu Ave 2 Tampines Rd
64131 Bef KPE Tampines Rd
64141 Aft Jln Telawi Tampines Rd
64151 Aft Greenwich Dr Tampines Rd
64161 Schenker Tampines Rd
64171 Aft Buangkok East Dr Tampines Rd
64181 Bef TPE Tampines Rd
64191 Aft TPE Tampines Rd
73021 LP 223R12 Tampines Rd
73031 Aft Tampines Ind Dr Tampines Rd
74011 Aft Tampines Ind Ave 5 Tampines Rd
74021 Bef Tampines Ind Ave 4 Tampines Rd
74031 Aft Jln Sam Kong Si Tampines Rd
74041 Opp Golden Pagoda Tp Tampines Link
75319 Opp Tampines Dormitory Tampines Ave 10
75299 Bef Tampines Ave 9 Tampines Ave 10
75289 Opp Blks 741/742 Tampines Ave 9
75279 Opp Blk 721 Tampines Ave 9
75269 Opp Blks 710/713 Tampines Ave 6
75121 Opp Darul Ghufran Mque Tampines Ave 5
75009 Tampines Int EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
75009 Tampines Int EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
75129 Darul Ghufran Mque Tampines Ave 5
75261 Bet Blks 710/713 Tampines Ave 6
75271 Blk 721 Tampines Ave 9
75281 Blk 742A Tampines Ave 9
75291 Aft Tampines Ave 9 Tampines Ave 10
75311 Tampines Dormitory Tampines Ave 10
74049 Golden Pagoda Tp Tampines Link
74039 Bef Jln Sam Kong Si Tampines Rd
74029 Aft Tampines Ind Ave 4 Tampines Rd
74019 Bef Tampines Ind Ave 5 Tampines Rd
73039 Bef Tampines Ind Dr Tampines Rd
73029 Opp LP 223R10 Tampines Rd
64199 Bef TPE Tampines Rd
64189 Aft Old Tampines Rd Tampines Rd
64179 Bef Buangkok East Dr Tampines Rd
64169 Opp Schenker Tampines Rd
64159 Bef Greenwich Dr Tampines Rd
64149 LP 137 Tampines Rd
64139 Bef KPE Tampines Rd
64229 Bef Defu Ave 2 Tampines Rd
64219 Aft Defu Ave 2 Tampines Rd
64209 Aft Defu Ave 1 Tampines Rd
63241 Blk 21 Hougang Ave 3
63061 Opp Blk 25 Upp S'goon Rd
64011 Naung Residence Upp S'goon Rd
64541 Hougang Ctrl Int NE14 Hougang Ctrl
64551 Blk 836 Hougang Ctrl
64529 Hougang Polyclinic Hougang Ave 4
64339 Blk 602 Hougang Ave 4
64411 Blk 670 Hougang Ave 4
64479 Blk 665 Hougang Ave 9
64489 Blk 946A Hougang Ave 9
64499 Regentville Hougang Ave 9
64111 Opp Blk 953 Yio Chu Kang Rd
66479 Aft Yio Chu Kang Rd Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
66459 Aft Seagate Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54659 Techplace 2 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54509 Aft Blk 5000 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54499 Bef CTE Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54489 Opp Ite Coll Ctrl Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54479 Blk 538 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
54359 Blk 502 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
55321 Opp Nanyang Poly Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
55509 Yio Chu Kang Int NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Yio Chu Kang Bus InterchangeTampines Bus Interchange
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, Hougang Ave 9, Hougang Ctrl, Tampines Rd, Tampines Ave 9
Route Length Towards Tampines: 17.4 km Towards Yio Chu Kang: 16.7 km
Traveling Time 80 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Tampines Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck bus:
MAN A95
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
Weekdays Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
05:30 – 23:30 05:45 – 23:30 06:00 – 23:30
Departure Times from Tampines
Weekdays & Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
05:15 – 23:45 05:45 – 23:45
Operating Frequency
From Yio Chu Kang
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 4 9 mins 4 11 mins 5 7 mins 6 14 mins
Saturdays 9 12 mins 8 13 mins 9 13 mins 10 11 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 11 12 mins 9 13 mins 11 12 mins 10 12 mins
From Tampines
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 5 7 mins 4 10 mins 4 7 mins 4 12 mins
Saturdays 10 11 mins 8 12 mins 10 13 mins 10 12 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 10 12 mins 9 13 mins 12 13 mins 10 12 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Service 72 is an inter-town route connecting residential towns of Ang Mo Kio, Hougang and Tampines. It is the only service plying Tampines Road between Tampines Link & KPE, and is the fastest bus route between Hougang Central and Tampines (compared to Service 27).

Since the opening of ITE College Central, demand for this route is exceedingly high during peak hours. A large number of Split-shift buses are used cope with demand.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (ITE Coll Ctrl) → Tampines Int
    Weekdays: 15:33, 15:49, 15:54 & 18:14
  • Hougang Ctrl (Opp Hougang Ctrl Int)  Tampines Int
    Saturdays: 05:50
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 05:50 & 06:08
  • Tampines Ave 9 (Opp Blks 741/742) → Tampines Int
    Weekdays: 07:30, 07:53 & 08:14
  • Hougang Ctrl (Hougang Ctrl Int) Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 08:05
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Opp ITE Coll Ctrl) → Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 11:55 – 19:08
Short Trip Services
  • Service 72A: Yio Chu Kang Int → Hougang Ctrl (Opp Hougang Ctrl Int)
    Weekdays: 06:12 – 10:10
  • Service 72B: Yio Chu Kang Int → Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (ITE Coll Ctrl)
    Weekdays (ITE School Term): 06:55 – 10:15

Gallery:

 


Operator History:
  • 1996 – 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:

  • 1996: Introduced between Yio Chu Kang Ter and Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Loop) as a peak hour service on weekdays
  • 1998: Integrated with Service 80, extended to Tampines Int and converted to full day service
  • 2000: Serves new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Tampines Dormitory along Tampines Ave 10
  • 2002: Serves new pair of bus stops before and after Tampines Ave 9 along Tampines Ave 10
  • 2003 (21 Jun): Amended to ply Hougang Central and Upp Serangoon Rd under North East MRT Line Rationalisation Phase 1
  • 2007 (27 May): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2009 (19 Apr): Serves new pair of bus stops outside Blk 834 and outside Hougang Polyclinic along Hougang Ave 4
  • 2017 (24 Dec): Amended to ply via Tampines Central 8 & Tampines Concourse towards Tampines Int.

Past Routings

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2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 72

  • 5 June 2020 at 3:52 PM
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    has a22 e6 during weekends

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  • 20 January 2020 at 5:18 PM
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    Better add 72C

    Opp ITE Central to Yio Chu Kang

    During Evening school term

    Coz a lot of ITE Students needs go to Yio Chu Kang in Opp ITE Central bus stop

    Reply

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