SMRT Bus Service 883A

SMRT Bus Service 883A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 883.

The route operates from Sembawang Bus Interchange and ends at Canberra Way (Blk 129A), operating only on eve of Public Holidays and other special days when bus and train services are extended.

Sembawang Int
→ Blk 129A
58009 Sembawang Int B3 NS11 Sembawang Vista
58259 Opp Sun Plaza Sembawang Dr
58219 Opp Sembawang Stn NS11 Sembawang Way
58331 Blk 589D Canberra Link
58041 Blk 590C Sembawang Rd
58051 Blk 592C Sembawang Rd
58511 Blk 104C Canberra St
58521 Blk 106A Canberra St
58531 Blk 129A Canberra Way
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px Sembawang Bus InterchangeCanberra Way (Blk 129A)
Passes Through Canberra Link, Sembawang Rd, Canberra Street
Route Length 3.0 km
Journey Time ~ 13 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Buses park at: Yishun Temporary Bus Interchange
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
12-metre Single-Deck Buses
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Mercedes-Benz OC500LE
Departure Times
During Extended Bus/Train Operating Hours on Eves of Public Holidays, from Sembawang Interchange:
From 0050hrs till stipulated last bus timing at 20 minutes frequency

Short Trip Service 883A is a trunk service operating from Sembawang Bus Interchange and ends at Canberra Way (Blk 129A).

The Short-Trip Service offers unidirectional trips from Sembawang and terminating at Yishun during the late night hours (after the last bus of Bus Service 883 has departed), without having to operate full-distance trips of Service 883. It serves estates around Sembawang and Canberra.

Service 883A operates only on eve of Public Holidays and other special days when bus and train services are extended. Buses depart at 20-minute frequencies, offering connections from Sembawang MRT Station until the last train. Exact last bus hours are announced by SMRT Buses closer to these dates.

In addition to eves of Public Holidays, this service will also operate during MRT Early Closure affecting Sembawang MRT Station.

Departure Timings
  • From Sembawang Interchange:
    Eves of Public Holidays & Selected days of Extended Bus Operating Hours: From 0050hrs till stipulated last bus timing, 20 mins frequency

Fare: Charges regular distance fares for trunk services. See Bus Fares.

MRT Stations Served

Operator History:

  • 1 Jun 2018  Present: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • (~September 2021) onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

Operations for this route would be transferred to Tower Transit in 2021 as part of the Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package.

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package.

Route History:

  • 2018 (01 Jun): Introduced from Sembawang Int to Canberra Way (Blk 129A).

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