SMRT NightRider Bus NR8

SMRT NightRider NR8 is an overnight bus route running from Marina Centre Terminal to Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, passing through City Hall, Clarke Quay, River Valley, Orchard, Tanglin, Holland, Clementi and Bukit Batok Central.

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.

NR8
Marina Ctr Ter → Blk 531
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
09111
Opp Four Seasons Hotel
Orchard Boulevard
09121
Bef Tomlinson Rd
Orchard Boulevard
09131
Grange Residences
Grange Road
09141
British Council
Napier Road
13011
Opp S’pore Botanic Gdns
Napier Road
13021
Aft Min of Foreign Affairs
Holland Road
11201
CSC Dempsey Clubhse
Holland Road
11211
Aft Peirce Rd
Holland Road
11221
Lien Twrs
Holland Road
11231
Aft Estoril Mansions
Holland Road
11419
Holland V Stn Exit A CC21
Holland Avenue
11409
Blk 9
Holland 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
28181
Bef Toh Tuck Lk
Toh Tuck Avenue
28101
Opp SMRT Ulu Pandan Depot
Toh Tuck Avenue
42311
Opp Burgundy Hill
Bukit Batok East Avenue 3
43621
Opp Parkview Apts
Bukit Batok East Avenue 3
43611
Blk 290H
Bukit Batok East Avenue 3
43181
Keming Pr Sch
Bukit Batok East Avenue 3
43171
Blk 229
Bukit Batok East Avenue 3
43419
Aft Bt Batok Stn/Blk 628 NS2
Bukit Batok Central
43469
Bef Bt Batok West Ave 5
Bukit Batok West Avenue 2
43479
Opp Blk 305
Bukit Batok West Avenue 2
43489
Opp Blk 315
Bukit Batok West Avenue 2
43499
Blk 419
Bukit Batok West Avenue 4
43839
Opp Blk 336
Bukit Batok West Avenue 7
43649
HomeTeamNS
Bukit Batok West Avenue 7
43589
Opp Blk 347
Bukit Batok West Avenue 5
43579
Bt Gombak Stn NS3
Bukit Batok West Avenue 5
43609
Blk 531
Bukit Batok West Avenue 5

Note:

  • No boarding at Marina Centre Bus Terminal

 

Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Marina Centre Bus Terminal → Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 (Blk 531)
Passes Through City Hall, Clarke Quay, River Valley, Orchard, Tanglin, Holland, Clementi, Bukit Batok Central
Route Length 24.7 km
Traveling Time 52 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
MAN A22
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Marina Centre
Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays
23:35 – 02:00
Operating Frequency
From Marina Centre
29 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 NR8 is a late-night service connecting the city areas of Marina Centre, City Hall, River Valley and Orchard with the residential estates of Holland, Clementi, Bukit Batok and Bukit Gombak (Bukit Batok West). Operating only on Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays (and special occasions if announced), the route shuttles late-night dwellers from the City to the residential estates outside the City. The route follows major trunk roads for the most of its route.

MRT Stations Served:
Departure Timings
  • From Marina Centre Terminal (Fridays, Saturdays & Eve of Public Holidays):
    23:35, 00:04, 00:33, 01:02, 01:31 & 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 Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package.

History:
  • 2000 (26 May): Introduced as a bidirectional night service between Bukit Batok Int and Bedok Int
  • 2001 (18 Oct): Serves reinstated bus stops outside Dover Stn along Commonwealth Ave West
  • 2003 (01 Jul): Route shortened to start from Marina Centre and loop at Bt Batok West Ave 5. Deleted portion was replaced by NR7’s route amendment
  • 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
  • 2006 (27 Aug): Serves new bus stop opposite Blk 334 along Bt Batok West Ave 7
  • 2014 (30 Apr): Converted to unidirectional operation from Marina Centre to Bukit Batok due to low ridership. Revised departure times from 11:35pm to 2:00am, and City-bound return services ceased to operate.
  • 2017 (17 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2020 (08 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.
  • 2020 (02 Jun): Suspended until further notice

Past Routing


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