The route operates from Punggol Road (Blk 190C) and ends at Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn), operating only on weekday mornings, with additional midday trips starting from ITE College Central.
|Route||Punggol Road (Blk 190C) → Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn)|
|Passes Through||Hougang Ave 8, Hougang Ave 4, Ang Mo Kio Ave 5|
|Route Length||9.7 km|
|Traveling Time||45 mins|
|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:
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Punggol Rd
||Weekdays, except Public Holidays|
|06:46 – 06:54|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Short Trip Service 88A is a trunk service operating from Punggol Road (Blk 190C) and ends at Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn).
As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during the Weekday Morning Peak hours, and supplements the high demand for Service 88 along its residential sectors in Sengkang, Hougang, Buangkok and Ang Mo Kio, with several trips starting from Hougang Avenue 4 (Blk 919) instead of Punggol Road.
Additional trips are operated at midday, starting from Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5 (Opp ITE College Ctrl).
- From Punggol Road (Blk 190C):
Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 06:46 & 06:54
- From Hougang Avenue 4 (Blk 919):
Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 07:36, 08:13 & 08:22
- From Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5 (Opp ITE Coll Ctrl):
Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 12:13, 12:30 & 12:47
MRT Station Served:
- NS16 Ang Mo Kio
- 2012 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Package.
- 2012 (08 Oct): Introduced as a short-trip service from Punggol Rd (Blk 190C) to Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn) during morning peak hours on weekdays