SMRT Express Bus Service 963e is a Peak Hour express route between Woodlands Temporary Interchange and HarbourFront Interchange, passing through BKE, Petir Road, Hillview Ave, AYE and Telok Blangah Rd. Its parent route is 963 and has a weekend variant 963R. The service operates HarbourFront-bound trips in the morning and Woodlands-bound trips in the evening on weekdays only.
Due to the Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures, Express Bus Service 963e will be suspended for the duration of the Circuit Breaker period, starting 15 April 2020.
||Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange ⇌ HarbourFront Bus Interchange|
|Passes Through||Woodlands Ave 3, BKE, Pending Rd, Petir Road, Hillview Ave, AYE, Alexandra Rd|
|Route Length||29.9km (D1) | 29.2km (D2)|
|Travelling Time||83 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SMRT Buses Ltd|
|Current Depot||Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– MAN A95
|Departure Times from Woodlands||0645hrs – 0705hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from HarbourFront
||1800hrs – 1830hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|20 mins||30 mins|
Introduced on 20 February 2006, Service 963e provides passengers in Woodlands and Bukit Panjang towns with a faster link to various industries and offices at Toh Tuck, Pasir Panjang and HarbourFront. Operating during the morning and evening peak hours on weekdays, this service charges express fares. The service only calls at selected bus stops along the route of its parent Service 963 and ply very similar routes. The express sector will be via PIE and Clementi Ave 6, skipping Toh Tuck Ave and Commonwealth Ave West.
- From Woodlands Temp Int: 0645hrs, 0705hrs
- From Harbourfront Int: 1800hrs, 1830hrs
- SMRT Trunk Service 963
Woodlands Temporary Interchange ↔ HarbourFront Interchange
- SMRT Express Service 963R
Woodlands Temporary Interchange ↔ Resorts World Sentosa
MRT/LRT Stations Served:
- NS9TE2 Woodlands
- NS8 Marsiling
- BP8 Pending
- BP7 Petir
- DT1BP6 Bukit Panjang
- CC24 Kent Ridge
- CC27 Labrador Park
- NE1CC29 Harbourfront
Fare: Charges distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares.