Premium Bus Service 566

Premium Bus Service 566 is a Premium service operated by Commute Solutions from Meyer Road to Fullerton Road. The route passes through ECP and Robinson Road, operating one trip in the morning.

From 04 August 2014, Commute Solutions LLP will take over the route from existing operator SBS Transit.

Route Information
Route Meyer Road (Hse 189) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
Passes Through MCE, Robinson Rd
Route Length 8.5km
Travelling Time 25mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Commute Solutions LLP
Departure Times from Meyer Rd
0750 – 0825 (Weekdays, Two trips)
Frequency Unidirectional Service
35 mins

History:

  • 2008 (30 Jun): Introduced as a Premium Service from Meyer Rd → Fullerton Rd, with one trip departing at 0800hrs. Charges a flat fare of $3.60
  • 2009 (01 Apr): Fare temporarily lowered to $3.40
  • 2010 (01 Jul): Fare reinstated to $3.60
  • 2011 (08 Nov): Fare revised to $3.80
  • 2013 (29 Dec): Express sector diverted to Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) from ECP
  • 2014 (04 Aug): Operator transferred to Commute Solutions. Departure timings revised to 7:50am and 8:25am, route amended to skip Fullerton Road and ply Marina Boulevard. Fares revised to $4.00 by card and $4.50 by cash.
  • 2014 (28 Sep): Route Amendments in Marina South Area; Express sector amended to Maxwell Road after MCE instead of Prince Edward Rd.
  • 2017 (03 Jan): Cash fare revised to $7.00
  • ?: Card fare revised to $4.30

Premium 566 serves the private estates and condominiums around Meyer Road with bus connections to the CBD. With no full-day bus services at Meyer Road, it provides an alternative route for residents who would otherwise have to catch a bus from Mountbatten Road. Bus-Plus Premium 541 also serves the Mayer Road – CBD route, but charges a higher fare of $5.50.

Two trips are operated in the mornings, departing Meyer Road (Hse 189) at 7:50am and 8:25am on weekdays.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

Fare: Flat fare of $4.30 by EZ Link Card / NETS Flashpay and $7.00 by cash.

Fleet: Operated with private buses from Commute Solutions LLP.

Route Information:

Boarding Stops Towards CBD
Alighting Stops at CBD
  • Meyer Rd
    – Outside House 189

    – Outside Peach Garden
    – Outside The Sovereign
    – Outside Hawaii Tower
    – Outside The Seafront
  • Fort Rd (Express)
  • MCE (Express)
  • Maxwell Rd (Express)
  • Robinson Rd
    – Aft Capital Twr
    – Opp SO Sofitel S’pore
    – Raffles Pl Stn Exit F
  • Marina Blvd
    – The Sail
    – Marina Bay Financial Ctr

Operator History:

  • 2008 (30 Jun) – 2014 (01 Aug): SBS Transit Ltd
  • 2014 (04 Aug) onwards: Commute Solutions LLP

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.

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Gallery:

Premium 566 release poster by SBST.
Premium 566 release poster by SBST.
Notice of operator transfer
Notice of operator transfer.
SBST Volvo B10M MkIV Strider (SBS1958G) - Premium 566
SBST Volvo B10M MkIV Strider (SBS1958G) – Premium 566

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