SMRT Bus Service 950

SMRT Bus Service 950 is a cross-border service plying between Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange and looping at JB Sentral Terminal in Johor Bahru, passing through Marsiling, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Checkpoint and Sultan Iskandar CIQ. It is currently the only cross-border service operated by SMRT Buses. JB Sentral is only served on Mondays – Thursdays (after 8am) & on Fridays (after 8am to before 5pm), except public holidays.

Woodlands Temp Int
↺ Johor Bahru (Loop)
47009 Woodlands Temp Int B2 NS9TE2 Woodlands Square
46549 Blk 347 Woodlands Ave 3
46539 Blk 320 Woodlands Ave 3
46529 Opp Marsiling Stn NS8 Woodlands Ave 3
46519 Opp Blk 144 Woodlands Ctr Rd
46509 Marsiling Pk Woodlands Ctr Rd
46101 W'Lands Checkpt Woodlands Crossing
46211 Johor Bahru Checkpt Johor Bahru
47711 JB Sentral Bus Ter Jln Jim Quee
46219 Johor Bahru Checkpt Johor Bahru
46109 W'Lands Checkpt Woodlands Crossing
46069 W'Lands Train Checkpt Woodlands Ctr Rd
46088 Blk 25 Woodlands Ctr Rd
46501 Opp Marsiling Pk Woodlands Ctr Rd
46511 Marsiling Pr Sch Woodlands Ctr Rd
46521 Marsiling Stn NS8 Woodlands Ave 3
46531 Blk 173 Woodlands Ave 3
46541 Marsiling Mall Woodlands Ave 3
47009 Woodlands Temp Int NS9TE2 Woodlands Square
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange JB Sentral Bus Terminal (Loop)
Passes Through Woodlands Ave 3, Woodlands Ctr Rd, Woodlands Checkpoint, Sultan Iskandar CIQ
Route Length 24.4 km
Travelling Time 50 mins+ in either direction (Subject to traffic conditions)
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Woodlands Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Woodlands Bus Depot (WLDEP)
Current Fleet Single-deck buses
(APAD Registered MAN A22 buses for cross-border operations)
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Woodlands Temp Int
Mondays – Thursdays
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays
05:30 – 23:30 05:30 – 23:45
Departure Times from JB Sentral
Weekdays Fridays Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays
After 08:00 – 00:07 After 08:00 – Before 17:00 No Service
Departure Times from JB CIQ → Woodlands Temp Int
Weekdays Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
05:15 – 00:18 05:15 – 00:15 05:50 – 00:19
Operating Frequency
Loop Service
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
11 – 12 mins 9 – 13 mins 11 – 13 mins 11 – 12 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

Service 950 is a cross-border route connecting Woodlands Regional Centre, Marsiling MRT and Woodlands Town Centre with the border town of Johor Bahru in Malaysia. The route experiences high demand throughout the day and is SMRT’s only cross-border service.

Due to varying traffic conditions at the Causeway, travel times and frequencies may increase significantly when traffic congestion occur.

Despite being a wheelchair-accessible service, wheelchairs are not allowed beyond Woodlands Checkpoint. Hence, wheelchair-bound passengers are currently unable to use this service to cross the border.

Omission of JB Sentral

Bus Service 950 will loop at Johor Bahru Checkpoint and omit JB Sentral Bus Terminal during these periods:

  • Weekdays (Mon – Fri) before 8am
  • Fridays after 5pm
  • Saturdays
  • Sundays / Singapore Public Holidays
Cross-Border Procedures

At each checkpoint, passengers have to alight and clear immigration before boarding the bus again. When different bus services are used when arriving at/departing from a checkpoint, this will constitute a transfer for card paying passengers. If the same bus service is used, the journey is resumed. Cash-paying passengers should retain their tickets as proof of payment, and produce them when re-boarding buses at checkpoints.

At Woodlands Checkpoint towards Johor Bahru, a single queue is formed for Bus Services 160/170/170X/950. Passengers will be directed to board whichever bus comes first. This arrangement has been in place since 20 May 2022.

Route Limitations

Buses deployed on cross-border routes must be registered with the Agensi Pengangkutan Awam Darat (APAD), also known as the Land Public Transport Agency (Malaysia).

Currently, only some MAN A22 buses in SMRT Buses fleet are registered with APAD. In accordance with Malaysian regulations, buses must carry relevant documents, fitted with a third brake light at the rear, and attached with Malaysian stickers dictating the legal speed limit. Previously, some Mercedes-Benz O405s and OC500LEs were registered for cross-border operations.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Woodlands Temp Int Johor Bahru (Johor Bahru Checkpoint) → Woodlands Temp Int
    Omits JB Sentral during Weekdays (Mon – Fri) before 8am, Fridays after 5pm, Saturdays & Sundays / Singapore Public Holidays
  • Johor Bahru (Johor Bahru Checkpoint)  Woodlands Temp Int
    Weekdays & Saturdays: From 05:15
    Sundays / Public Holidays: From 05:50
  • Woodlands Temp Int → Woodlands Crossing (Woodlands Checkpoint) → Woodlands Temp Int
    Scheduled trips looping at Woodlands Checkpoint

Poster Gallery

Operator History
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

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

  • 2004 (19 Sep): Introduced as a cross-border service plying between Woodlands Regional Interchange in Singapore and Kotaraya II Terminal in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  • 2008 (16 Dec): Serves additional alighting only bus stop outside JB Sentral along Jln Tun Abdul Razak towards Kotaraya II Ter
  • 2011 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2014 (01 Nov): Amended to loop at Jln Tun Abdul Razak with the permanent closure of Kotaraya II Terminal
  • 2015 (01 Mar): Amended to loop at JB Sentral Terminal, skipping bus stop along Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
  • 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
  • 2020 (18 Mar) – 2022 (30 Apr): Temporarily suspended due to Malaysia Movement Control Order.
  • 2024 (01 Mar): Last bus timing extended to 2345hrs from Woodlands Temp Int on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays
  • 2024 (Mar): Official schedule update to omit JB Sentral on Weekdays before 8am, Fridays after 5pm and Full day on Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays

Past Routings

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28 thoughts on “SMRT Bus Service 950

  • 28 March 2024 at 11:52 PM

    It is observed that today, Eve of public holiday (Good Friday), the last bus timing is also 23:45hrs,
    So technically 23:45hrs is for Fri, Sat, Sun, P.H.and eve of P.H.


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