SBS Transit Bus Service 73

SBS Transit Bus Service 73 is a trunk route running from Ang Mo Kio Int and looping at Toa Payoh Int, passing through Serangoon North Ave 4, Serangoon Gardens Way, Lorong Chuan and Lorong 4 Toa Payoh.

73
Ang Mo Kio Int ↺ Lor 6 Toa Payoh (Loop)
54009
Ang Mo Kio Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54261
Ang Mo Kio Stn
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54271
Blk 586
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54281
Blk 570
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54291
Blk 564
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54301
Blk 5022
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66341
Daikin S'pore
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66331
Blk 554
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66421
Blk 537
S'goon Nth Ave 4
66431
Opp Blk 506A
S'goon Nth Ave 4
64109
Gracehaven S Army
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63219
Opp Blk 139
Yio Chu Kang Rd
63209
Toho Green
Yio Chu Kang Rd
66149
Aft Yio Chu Kang Rd
S'goon Gdn Way
66139
Opp Trinity Meth Ch
S'goon Gdn Way
66271
Serangoon Gdn Circus
S'goon Gdn Way
66129
Aft Chuan Gdn
Lor Chuan
66119
Summer Pl
Lor Chuan
66039
Blk 307
Lor Chuan
66029
St. Gabriel's Pr Sch
Lor Chuan
66019
Bef Braddell Rd
Lor Chuan
52069
Comfortdelgro Corp Ltd
Braddell Rd
52059
Blk 219
Braddell Rd
52361
Blk 1
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52279
Blk 56
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52259
Opp Chung Hwa Free Clinic
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52501
Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52009
Toa Payoh Int
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52509
Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52251
Chung Hwa Free Clinic
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52271
Jackson Sq
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52369
Blk 237
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52051
BLK 147
Braddell Rd
52061
BCA Academy
Braddell Rd
66011
Aft Braddell Rd
Lor Chuan
66021
New Tech Pk
Lor Chuan
66031
Cardiff Residence
Lor Chuan
66111
Opp Grace Wk
Lor Chuan
66121
Chuan Terr
Lor Chuan
66271
Serangoon Gdn Circus
S'goon Gdn Way
66131
Aft Trinity Meth Ch
S'goon Gdn Way
66141
Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd
S'goon Gdn Way
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
66439
Blk 504A CP
S'goon Nth Ave 4
66429
Blk 530
S'goon Nth Ave 4
66339
Blk 101
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66349
Opp Daikin S'pore
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54309
Opp Blk 5022
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54299
Opp Blk 565
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54289
Blk 452
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54279
Blk 427
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54269
Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54009
Ang Mo Kio Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Notes:

  • Bus Service 73 towards both Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio duplicates along Lorong Chuan & Serangoon Garden Way. Check the bus destination before boarding.
    – Buses displaying the Red 73 Plate head towards Ang Mo Kio
    – Buses displaying the White 73 Plate head towards Toa Payoh

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange  Toa Payoh Bus Interchange (Loop)
Passes Through Serangoon North Ave 4, Serangoon Gardens Way, Lorong Chuan, Lorong 4 Toa Payoh
Route Length 24.8 km
Traveling Time 110 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio
0530hrs – 2345hrs* (Daily)

*Between 2330hrs & 2345hrs, buses leaving Ang Mo Kio Int will terminate at Toa Payoh Int.

Departure Times from Toa Payoh 0545hrs – 0000hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0600hrs – 0000hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 11 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 11 mins
After 1900: 10 – 12 mins

Service 73 is a residential route between Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio, serving housing areas of Serangoon North, Serangoon Gardens, Lorong Chuan and Lorong 4 Toa Payoh with connections to Ang Mo Kio and Toa Payoh Interchanges & MRT stations.

Both Toa Payoh & Ang Mo Kio Bound Service 73 buses will call at the same stops at Lorong Chuan & Serangoon Garden Way. As such, buses display a red / white plate to indicate the direction of travel as an additional guide on top of the electronic destination sign displayed.

Between 2330hrs & 2345hrs, buses leaving Ang Mo Kio Int will terminate at Toa Payoh Int.

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

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Toa Payoh Int → Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0555hrs, 0604hrs
    Saturdays: 0545hrs, 0556hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0600hrs
  • Serangoon North Ave 4 (Blk 504A CP)  Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 0515hrs, 0529hrs, 0543hrs, 0557hrs
    Saturdays: 0555hrs
Short Trip Service
  • Service 73A: Ang Mo Kio Int → Toa Payoh Int
    Weekdays: 2335hrs, 2345hrs
    Saturdays, Sundays / Public Holidays: 2332hrs, 2345hrs

 

Gallery

Operator History
  • 1970s – 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 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.

History
  • 1971: Introduced between Yio Chu Kang Rd (near Upp Thomson Rd) to Tanjong Pagar Road, operated by Associated Bus Services
  • 1974: Shortened to terminate at Toa Payoh Town Ctr
  • 1977: Amended to Yio Chu Kang Rd, skipping Jln Woodbridge
  • 1979: Amended to Old Upp Thomson Rd Ter
  • 1980: Amended to loop at Old Upp Thomson Rd
  • 1983: Amended to skip Ang Mo Kio and also amended to Toa Payoh Bus Int that same year. Toa Payoh sectors rerouted slightly.
  • 1988 (24 Jan): Shortened to Yio Chu Kang Terminal via AMK St 64, St 63, AMK Ave 9/6.
  • 1992 (03 May): Converted to loop service from Toa Payoh Int to S’goon North Ave 4
  • 1993: Extended to Ang Mo Kio Int. Re-routed to start from Ang Mo Kio Int and loop at Toa Payoh Int
  • 1998 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int
  • 2002 (24 Mar): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Temp Int
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to air-conditioned Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2007 (28 Apr): Amended to air-conditioned Ang Mo Kio Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2012 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
Past Routings
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