Express 5: Boon Lay—Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service

Refer to Page 1 of this article for the August & September 2018 version of Express 5.
This page refers to the March 2018 version of Express 5.

The Boon Lay—Outram Park Express Shuttle Bus Service (Express 5) is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Boon Lay and Outram Park, serving major transport nodes along the East West Line (EWL).

The route will be activated to operate on all Saturdays and Sundays in March & April 2018, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the East West Line to facilitate more time for track maintenance and renewal work. This service does not operate on Friday Nights during the Early Closure of the East West Line.

The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:


Express Shuttle 5: Boon Lay—Outram Park Express Bus Service
Towards Outram Park
Towards Boon Lay
  • Boon Lay Way
    — Boon Lay Stn (Exit B) EW27
  • Venture Avenue
    — Opp Big Box (Jurong East Private Bus Pick Up Point) EW24NS1
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    — Buona Vista Stn Exit C EW21CC22
  • Outram Rd
    — Outram Pk Stn (Exit A) EW16NE3
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    Outram Park Stn Exit F/SGH EW16NE3
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    Pick Up & Drop Off Point after Buona Vista Stn Exit D EW21CC22
  • Venture Avenue
    — Opp Big Box (Jurong East Private Bus Pick Up Point) EW24NS1
  • Boon Lay Way
    Opp Boon Lay Stn (Opp Exit B) EW27
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Boon Lay Way (Boon Lay MRT) Outram Rd (Outram Park MRT)
Passes Through Jurong East, Buona Vista MRT Stations
Route Length 21.5 km (Actual Length) / 17.7km (Fare Payable Distance)
Travelling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Not Applicable
Operator SBS Transit
Depot Soon Lee Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Boon Lay
0515hrs, 0530hrs (Affected Saturdays & Sunday Mornings)
Departure Times from Outram Park
0615hrs, 0630hrs (Affected Saturdays & Sunday Mornings)
Frequency 15 mins

The Express Shuttle Service will only operate on Saturdays and Sundays in March & April 2018, where the late opening of the East West Line will take place.
These Days are: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 March, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 April

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

Express 5 (Boon Lay – Outram Park) Departure Timings from Stations

Shuttle Bus Transfer at Boon Lay
Shuttle Bus Transfer at Jurong East
  • Shuttle 2: Joo Koon – Buona Vista
    Towards Buona Vista –
    Bus Stop 28009: Jurong East Temp Int, Jurong Gateway Rd
    Towards Joo Koon –
    Jurong East Private Bus Pick Up Point (Opp Big Box), Venture Ave
Shuttle Bus Transfer at Buona Vista
Shuttle Bus Transfer at Outram Park


Page 1: Express 5 (Aug & Sep 2018) Route Information
Page 2: More Photos & Video
Page 4: Express 5 (Dec 2017) Route Information

One thought on “Express 5: Boon Lay—Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service

  • 21 July 2018 at 2:06 PM

    Shuttle bus 5 express from BoonLay to Bouna Vista only in the early hrs n only twice? Can the express service operate throughout the late opening Saturdays ?


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