SBS Transit Bus Service 88

SBS Transit Bus Service 88 is a trunk service plying between Toa Payoh Int and Pasir Ris Int, passing through Toa Payoh, Bishan, Ang Mo Kio, Hougang, Sengkang East and Pasir Ris West.

88
77009
Pasir Ris Int
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77191
Blk 500A
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77201
Aft Blk 601
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77211
Blk 626
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77251
Blk 713
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77261
Blk 717
Pasir Ris Dr 12
77271
Aft Pasir Ris St 72
Pasir Ris Dr 12
77331
Blk 747A
Pasir Ris Dr 12
65191
Bef Punggol Rd
TPE
65069
Blk 190C
Punggol Rd
65059
St. Anne's Ch
Punggol Rd
65049
Blk 126A
Punggol Rd
65039
Blk 124
Punggol Rd
65029
Blk 111
Punggol Rd
65019
The Rivervale
Punggol Rd
64029
Opp Blk 458
Hougang Ave 10
64039
Blk 434
Hougang Ave 8
64369
Blk 532
Hougang Ave 8
64359
Montfort Sch
Hougang Ave 8
64349
Blk 502
Hougang Ave 8
64411
Blk 670
Hougang Ave 4
64601
Blk 919
Hougang Ave 4
64611
Blk 913
Hougang Ave 4
66499
Blk 911
Buangkok Green
66489
Blk 969
Buangkok Green
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
54579
Blk 540
Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
54589
Blk 555
Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
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
54248
Blk 324
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54019
Aft Blk 304
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
53169
Blk 254
Marymount Rd
53379
Blk 245
Bishan St 22
53389
Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan St 22
53399
Blk 202
Bishan St 22
53231
BISHAN STN
Bishan Rd
53211
Opp Raffles Instn
Bishan Rd
52021
OPP BLK 1004
Braddell Rd
52031
OPP BLK 998
Braddell Rd
52361
Blk 1
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52279
Blk 56
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52269
Blk 73
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52501
Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52009
Toa Payoh Int
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52009
Toa Payoh Int
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52509
Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52261
Opp Blk 73
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52271
Jackson Sq
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52369
Blk 237
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52039
Aft Muhajirin Mque
Braddell Rd
53219
Raffles Instn
Bishan Rd
53239
OPP BISHAN STN
Bishan Rd
53391
Opp Blk 203
Bishan St 22
53381
Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan St 22
53371
Blk 257
Bishan St 22
53161
Opp Blk 254
Marymount Rd
54011
Blk 207
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54241
Blk 700B
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
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
54581
Blk 574
Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
54571
Blk 532
Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
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
66481
Opp Blk 968
Buangkok Green
66491
Opp Blk 910
Buangkok Green
64619
Opp Blk 913
Hougang Ave 4
64609
Blk 687
Hougang Ave 4
64419
Blk 681
Hougang Ave 4
64341
Bef Blk 683
Hougang Ave 8
64351
Opp Montfort Sch
Hougang Ave 8
64361
Blk 535
Hougang Ave 8
64031
Blk 436
Hougang Ave 8
64021
Blk 458
Hougang Ave 10
65011
Opp The Rivervale
Punggol Rd
65021
Opp Blk 110
Punggol Rd
65031
Blk 227D
Punggol Rd
65041
Blk 231
Punggol Rd
65061
Blk 298A
Punggol Rd
65199
Aft Punggol Rd
TPE
77339
Aft TPE
Pasir Ris Dr 12
77279
Aft Pasir Ris Ind Dr 1
Pasir Ris Dr 12
77269
Opp Blk 717
Pasir Ris Dr 12
77259
Opp Blk 713
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77219
Opp Blk 626
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77209
Opp Blk 601
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77199
Opp Blk 500A
Pasir Ris Dr 3
77009
Pasir Ris Int
Pasir Ris Dr 3
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↔ Pasir Ris Bus Interchange  
Passes Through Toa Payoh Lorong 4, Bishan St 22, Ang Mo Kio Ave 6/10/12, Hougang Ave 8, Punggol Rd, TPE, Pasir Ris Drive 12/3
Route Length 24.1km (D1) | 23.8km (D2)
Travelling Time 95 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
– Volvo B10TL
Departure Times from Toa Payoh
0530 – 2330 (Weekdays)
0545 – 2330 (Saturdays, Sundays/PHs)
Departure Times from Pasir Ris
0600 – 2340 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 06 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 10 mins
After 1900: 08 – 13 mins
0630-0830: 08 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 05 – 14 mins
1700-1900: 06 – 09 mins
After 1900: 09 – 14 mins

Route History

Service 88 is a major inter-town route connecting the residential estates of Toa Payoh, Bishan, Ang Mo Kio, Hougang, Sengkang and Pasir Ris. Demand is well spread throughout its route, and it also serves as a link between MRT stations and outlying estates within the towns of Toa Payoh, Bishan, Ang Mo Kio and Pasir Ris.

This service operates a full fleet of double-deck buses owing to high patronage throughout the day. It also plies a short express sector between Punggol Rd and Pasir Ris Dr 12 along the Tampines Expressway (TPE).

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Punggol Rd (Blk 190C)  Toa Payoh
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0537hrs, 0559hrs
    Saturdays: 0545hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0550hrs
  • Braddell Rd (Aft Muhajirin Mque)  Pasir Ris
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0540hrs, 0550hrs
    Saturdays: 0530hrs, 0544hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0543hrs, 0556hrs
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Ang Mo Kio Stn)  Pasir Ris
    Weekdays & Sat: 0530hrs
Short Trip Services
  • Service 88A:
    Punggol Rd (Blk 190C) → Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn)
    Weekdays: 0648hrs & 0703hrs
  • Service 88B:
    Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Ang Mo Kio MRT Station) → Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd)
    Weekdays: 0721hrs – 0822hrs | 11 – 29 min 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.


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Operator History
  • 1999 – 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 Package.

History
  • 1999 (28 Feb): Introduced between Pasir Ris and Toa Payoh
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to air-conditioned Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2012 (08 Oct): Short Trip Services 88A and 88B introduced
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2013 (09 Apr): Service 88A extended to start from Punggol Rd (Blk 190C), previously Hougang Ave 4 (Blk 919). 88B shortened to start from Ang Mo Kio MRT, previously Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (Blk 207).
  • 2013 (09 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2014 (24 Aug): Calls at Tampines Expressway (Punggol Road) Bus Interchange
Past Routings

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