SMRT NightRider Bus NR5

SMRT NightRider NR5 is an overnight bus route running from Marina Centre Terminal to Jurong West Street 64, passing through City Hall, River Valley, Orchard, Kim Seng, Tiong Bahru, Commonwealth, Clementi, Toh Tuck, Jurong East and Jurong West.

Operating on Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays, it is one of six NightRider bus routes operated by SMRT Buses.

NightRider Services will remain suspended until further notice, starting from 8 April 2020.

NR5
Marina Ctr Ter → Blk 685B
02099
Marina Ctr Ter
Raffles Boulevard
02101
Aft S’pore Flyer
Raffles Avenue
02051
The Float @ Marina Bay
Raffles Avenue
02061
The Esplanade
Raffles Avenue
04167
City Hall Stn Exit B NS25EW13
North Bridge Road
04249
Opp The Treasury
North Bridge Road
05029
Boat Quay
South Bridge Road
04222
Clarke Quay Stn Exit E NE5
Eu Tong Sen Street
04211
Clarke Quay
River Valley Road
04331
Bef Fort Canning Stn DT20
River Valley Road
13109
UE Sq/Bef Mohd Sultan Rd
River Valley Road
13099
Bef Kim Yam Rd
River Valley Road
08121
Somerset Stn NS23
Somerset Road
09011
Opp Ngee Ann City
Orchard Turn
09022
Bef Orchard Stn Exit B NS22
Orchard Boulevard
13199
Aft Orchard Blvd
Paterson Road
13159
Bef Zion Full Gospel Ch
Irwell Bank Road
13139
The Trillium
Kim Seng Road
13119
Opp Great World City
Kim Seng Road
06129
Grand Copthorne Hotel
Kim Seng Road
06069
Aft Furama RiverFront
Outram Road
06051
Blk 55
Tiong Bahru Road
10141
Blk 18
Tiong Bahru Road
10151
Ctrl Green Condo
Tiong Bahru Road
10161
Opp Tiong Bahru Stn EW17
Tiong Bahru Road
10171
Opp Tiong Bahru Pk
Tiong Bahru Road
10181
Bef Ar-Rabitah Mque
Tiong Bahru Road
10191
Blk 78
Tiong Bahru Road
10201
Opp Redhill Stn EW18
Tiong Bahru Road
10281
SIS Bldg
Alexandra Road
10291
Bef Dawson Rd
Alexandra Road
11131
Queens Condo
Commonwealth Avenue
11141
Queenstown Stn Exit A/D EW19
Commonwealth Avenue
11151
Blk 42
Commonwealth Avenue
11161
C’wealth Stn Exit A/D EW20
Commonwealth Avenue
11171
Opp Blk 7B
Commonwealth Avenue
11181
Opp Blk 43
Commonwealth Avenue
11191
Buona Vista Stn EW21CC22
Commonwealth Avenue West
19011
Blk 19A CP
Commonwealth Avenue West
19021
SP SMA
Commonwealth Avenue West
19031
Dover Stn Exit A EW22
Commonwealth Avenue West
19041
Opp Sch Of Science & Tech
Commonwealth Avenue West
17151
Blk 410
Commonwealth Avenue West
17161
Blk 455
Commonwealth Avenue West
17171
Clementi Stn Exit A EW23
Commonwealth Avenue West
17181
Opp Blk 317
Commonwealth Avenue West
20101
Nan Hua Pr Sch
Commonwealth Avenue West
28011
Bef Toh Tuck Ave
Commonwealth Avenue West
28021
Opp 8 @Tradehub 21
Boon Lay Way
28031
Bef The Synergy
Boon Lay Way
28041
The Synergy
Boon Lay Way
28659
IMM Bldg
Toh Guan Road
28649
Blk 286A
Toh Guan Road
28639
Blk 288E
Toh Guan Road
28321
Blk 239
Jurong East Avenue 1
28331
Blk 229
Jurong East Avenue 1
28451
Parc Oasis
Jurong East Avenue 1
28461
Blk 347
Jurong East Avenue 1
28491
Opp Jurong Polyclinic
Jurong East Avenue 1
28501
Blk 490
Jurong West Avenue 1
28511
Blk 463
Jurong West Avenue 1
28521
Blk 457
Jurong West Avenue 1
28401
Blk 502
Jurong West Avenue 1
28531
Blk 536
Jurong West Avenue 1
21249
Blk 213
Boon Lay Avenue
21429
Blk 185
Boon Lay Avenue
21391
River Valley High Sch
Boon Lay Avenue
21369
Opp Blk 695
Jalan Boon Lay
22571
Opp Boon Lay Stn EW27
Boon Lay Way
22491
Blk 662D EW27
Jurong West Street 64
22251
Blk 665A
Jurong West Street 62
22241
Opp Blk 622
Jurong West Street 62
22231
Blk 639
Jurong West Street 61
27421
Blk 701
Jurong West Street 71
27411
Blk 844A CP
Jurong West Street 81
27401
Opp Blk 821
Jurong West Street 81
27399
Bet Blks 859/860
Jurong West Street 82
27389
Gek Poh Shop Ctr
Jurong West Street 75
27379
Blk 755
Jurong West Street 75
22599
Blk 678D
Jurong West Street 64
22449
Blk 685B
Jurong West Street 64

Note:

  • No boarding at Marina Centre Bus Terminal

 

Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Marina Centre Bus Terminal → Jurong West Street 64 (Blk 685B)
Passes Through City Hall, Clarke Quay, River Valley, Orchard, Kim Seng, Tiong Bahru, Commonwealth, Clementi, Toh Tuck, Jurong East, Jurong West
Route Length 34.0 km
Traveling Time 80 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Woodlands Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Woodlands Bus Depot (WLDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
MAN A22
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Marina Centre
Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays
23:30 – 02:00
Operating Frequency
From Marina Centre
30 mins
Fare Information
Fare Flat Fare – $4.50.
Transfer benefits from distance fares & monthly concession passes are not applicable.
Note Free Transfer to another NightRider Service
Passengers who tap their cards on the Exit reader when alighting from the first NightRider Service enjoy a free transfer to another NightRider Service within 45 minutes.

 

NightRider NR5 is a late-night service connecting the city areas of Marina Centre, City Hall, River Valley and Orchard with the residential estates of Tiong Bahru, Commonwealth, Clementi, Toh Tuck, Jurong East and Jurong West. Operating only on Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays, the route shuttles late-night dwellers from the City to the residential estates outside the City.

A large portion of the route duplicates the East-West Line, from Tiong Bahru to Jurong East. During festive periods such as Christmas Eve or New Years’ Eve, more departures and downroute buses will be added to cater for late-night dwellers.

NightRider NR5 was introduced on 26th May 2000 by Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS). Originally a single-directional service from Scotts Road to Jurong West St 75, it was later converted to bi-directional loop operation starting from St. Michael’s Ter. It offered daily unidirectional service in 2003 after merger with SMRT NightBus SN30 (operating Marina Centre to Jurong West St 75), with no change to its Friday, Saturday & Eves of PH bidirectional routing. Weekday night services were cancelled in 2004 owing to low demand, and the weekend route was amended to operating between Marina Centre and Jurong West St 75. Finally, the route was converted to unidirectional operation terminating at Jurong West in 2014.

MRT Stations Served
Departure Timings
  • From Marina Centre Terminal (Fridays, Saturdays & Eve of Public Holidays):
    23:30, 00:00, 00:30, 01:00, 01:30 & 02:00

Gallery

 


Operator History
  • 2000 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Woodlands Bus Package.

History
  • 2000 (26 May): Introduced as a unidirectional night service from Scotts Road to Boon Lay Ave
  • 2000 (18 Dec): Converted into bidirectional service from St. Michael’s Ter and looping at Jurong West St 75
  • 2003 (01 Jul): Merged with Night Service SN30 to provide additional unidirectional weeknight departures from Marina Centre to Jurong West St 75. Services on Fridays/Saturdays/eves of PHs remained bidirectional, but were amended to start from Marina Centre, removing the Whampoa/Balestier sector. During the weeknight services, Bus-Plus buses were used instead of the normal SMRT buses.
  • 2004 (23 May): Weeknight services withdrawn due to low demand
  • 2005 (02 Jul): Amended to ply Grange Rd and Orchard Link with the partial closure of Somerset Rd; Skips abolished bus stop outside Clifford Ctr along Collyer Quay
  • 2005 (30 Oct): Serves new bus stop outside Blk 94 along Zion Rd
  • 2014 (27 Apr): Serves new bus stop outside Queens Condo along Commonwealth Ave
  • 2014 (30 Apr): Converted to unidirectional operation from Marina Centre to Jurong West due to low ridership. Revised departure times from 11:30pm and 2:00am, and City-bound return services will cease to operate.
  • 2017 (17 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2018 (13 July): Calls at an additional bus stop along Jurong West Street 64 (Blk 678D)
  • 2020 (08 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.
  • 2020 (02 Jun): Suspended until further notice

Past Routings


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