SBS Transit Bus Service 90

SBS Transit Bus Service 90 is a trunk route from Toa Payoh Int and looping at Airport Road, passing through Jalan Toa Payoh and MacPherson Rd.

Toa Payoh Int
↺ Airport Rd (Loop)
52009 Toa Payoh Int A6 NS19 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52509 Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52329 Opp Toa Payoh Stadium Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52081 Aft Blk 195 Jln Toa Payoh
60081 St. Andrew's Village Jln Toa Payoh
60211 Aft Tai Thong Cres MacPherson Rd
70101 Bef Jln Wangi MacPherson Rd
70111 Opp Cencon Bldg MacPherson Rd
70121 Aft Jln Muhibbah MacPherson Rd
70131 Bef Davidson Rd MacPherson Rd
70141 Citimac Ind Cplx MacPherson Rd
71011 Aft Paya Lebar Rd Airport Rd
71171 Opp Scdf Hq Airport Rd
71021 Opp Comfort Test Ctr Airport Rd
71031 Opp Gordon Warehse Bldg Airport Rd
71191 Aft Defu Lane 12 Airport Rd
71181 Opp Paya Lebar Air Base Airport Rd
71041 Opp Air Force Museum Airport Rd
73041 ST Aero Airport Rd
73019 Bef RSAF Roundabout Airport Rd
73049 Air Force Sch Airport Rd
71049 Air Force Museum Airport Rd
71189 Paya Lebar Air Base Airport Rd
71029 Comfort Test Ctr Airport Rd
71179 Aft Scdf Hq Airport Rd
70149 Bef Blk 82 MacPherson Rd
70139 Aft Jln Belangkas MacPherson Rd
70129 Opp Jln Muhibbah MacPherson Rd
70119 Cencon Bldg MacPherson Rd
70109 Gulab Bldg MacPherson Rd
60219 Bef Siemens Ctr MacPherson Rd
60089 Opp St. Andrew's Village Jln Toa Payoh
52089 Opp Blk 195 Jln Toa Payoh
52321 Toa Payoh Stadium Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52501 Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52009 Toa Payoh Int NS19 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↺ Airport Road (Loop)
Passes Through Jln Toa Payoh, MacPherson Rd
Route Length 16.3 km
Travelling Time 70 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Serangoon–Eunos Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Bus
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Toa Payoh
06:00 – 23:30
Operating Frequency
Loop Service 6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 11 – 12 mins 7 – 17 mins 7 – 11 mins 17 – 23 mins
Saturdays 10 – 12 mins 10 – 18 mins 17 – 19 mins 17 – 22 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 14 – 18 mins 14 – 20 mins 19 mins 19 – 23 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares


Service 90 plies between Toa Payoh and Paya Lebar Airbase, providing bus connections to staff working at industries along Airport Road along with Service 94. Demand is concentrated around the peak hours, with large numbers of split-shift buses catering towards the office crowds. The service also connects the whole of MacPherson Road to Toa Payoh along with Service 8.

MRT Station Served
Special Departures
  • Airport Rd (Bef RSAF Roundabout) → Toa Payoh Int
    Weekdays: 16:24 & 16:38
    Saturdays: 12:09 & 12:24
Short Trip Service
  • Service 90A: Toa Payoh Int → Airport Rd (Paya Lebar Air Base)
    Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 06:08 – 08:50
    Saturdays: 06:10 – 06:30


Operator History
  • 1993 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2025 under the Serangoon – Eunos Bus Package.

  • 1993 (23 May): Introduced between Toa Payoh – Airport Rd (Loop) under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 13
  • 1994 (05 Mar): Amended to ply Kim Keat Link and Lor 6 Toa Payoh towards Toa Payoh Int
  • 1998 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int; Serves new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Toa Payoh Swim Cplx along Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2007: Skips abolished bus stop before Paya Lebar Rd along Airport Rd to facilitate the construction of KPE
  • 2008: Serves new bus stop after Defu Lane 12 along Airport Rd
  • 2008 (24 Sep): Skips abolished bus stop outside KB Warehouse Cplx along Airport Rd
  • 2011 (04 Sep): Amended to skip Bendemeer Rd, Whampoa North and Serangoon Rd towards Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub with the permanent closure of Whampoa North
  • 2013 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 90

  • 16 March 2020 at 3:52 AM

    Dunno why 90 should be under Serangoon-Eunos unless in future LTA built a Terminal near Paya Lebar Airport.


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