Premium Bus Service 559 is a Premium service operated by Commute Solutions from Yishun Avenue 11 to Temasek Boulevard. The route passes through Yishun Avenue 9, Yishun Street 61, CTE and Cecil Street, operating two trips in the morning.
Commute Solutions has taken over the route from existing operator SBS Transit since 01 September 2014.
|Route||Yishun Avenue 11 (opp Blk 419) → Temasek Blvd (Suntec Twr Two)
|Passes Through||Yishun Ave 2, CTE, Cecil St, Marina Blvd|
|Current Operator||Commute Solutions LLP|
|Departure Times from Yishun
||0735 – 0745 (Weekdays | 2 trips)|
- 2008 (21 Apr): Introduced as a Premium Service from Yishun Ave 11 → Fullerton Rd, with one trip departing at 0745hrs. Charges a flat fare of $3.60
- 2009 (01 Apr): Fare temporarily lowered to $3.40
2009 (05 Oct): Amended to ply Cecil Street (previously Robinson Rd)
- 2010 (01 Jul): Fare reinstated to $3.60
- 20111 (11 Apr): Second departure introduced at 0735hrs
- 2011 (08 Nov): Fare increased to $3.80
- 2014 (04 Aug): Fare revised to $4.50
- 2014 (01 Sep): Operator transferred to Commute Solutions. Route amended to serve Marina Boulevard and Suntec City, skipping Fullerton Road. Additional stop along Yishun Avenue 2 and Outram Road
- 2017 (03 Jan): Fare revised to $4.80 by card and $7.00 by cash.
Premium 559 serves the housing estates of Yishun Neighborhoods 3, 4 and 6 with bus connections to the CBD, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. It provides a more convenient alternative route for residents who would otherwise rely on the MRT or other bus routes to reach the city.
Express 850E, introduced under the Bus Services Enhancement Programme (BSEP), offers the Yishun – Shenton Way connection at a cheaper price, charging only express fares. Much of 559’s demand have shifted to 850E since its introduction.
Two trips are operated in the mornings, departing Yishun Avenue 11 (opp Blk 419) at 7:35am and 7:45am on weekdays.
Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
- $4.80 by EZ Link / NETS Flashpay Card
- $7.00 by Cash
Fleet: Operated with private buses from Commute Solutions LLP.
|Boarding Stops Towards CBD
||Alighting Stops at CBD|
- 2008 – 2014 (29 Aug): SBS Transit Ltd
- 2014 (01 Sep) onwards: Commute Solutions LLP