Punggol Bus Interchange

Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange is a bus interchange at Punggol Central, located adjacent to the Punggol MRT/LRT Station. It was built to cater for the residential developments of Punggol New Town, and allows for easy dismantling when the site is redeveloped in the future, hence retaining its ‘temporary’ status.

Since 4 September 2016, Go-Ahead Singapore took over SBS Transit as the anchor operator of Punggol Bus Interchange. As successful tenderer of the Loyang Bus Package, Go-Ahead operates 13 bus services originating from the interchange.


Name Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange  |  榜鵝临时巴士转换站
Address 70A Punggol Place, Singapore 828865
BCM Route Package Loyang Bus Package
Anchor Operator Go-Ahead Singapore
(Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd)
Bus Routes 17 (Go-Ahead Singapore)
3 (SBS Transit)
Berths 2-3 alighting, 1 sawtooth alighting, 5 sawtooth boarding
Rail Connection NE17PTC Punggol

The Interchange

Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange is a bus station located in the residential town of Punggol. Connecting with Punggol MRT/LRT Station along the North East MRT Line and Punggol LRT Line, the interchange is a transport node for commuters heading in and out of town, allowing for convenient transfers between the rail network and the many bus services at the interchange.

Punggol Bus Interchange: Linkway to Punggol MRT Station
Punggol Bus Interchange: Linkway to Punggol MRT Station

The interchange has a single vehicular concourse area with a combined entrance and exit leading to Punggol Place. The interchange concourse, comprising a linear alighting berth and four sawtooth berths. Pedestrian exits on all sides lead to Punggol Regalia/Punggol Place, Punggol Central and Punggol Station. All berths at the interchange are wheelchair-accessible.

Waterway Point is located opposite the interchange, directly across Punggol Central, which can be accessed through the 24-hour underpass of Punggol Station.

Historical Background

Prior to Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange, the only other bus terminal in Punggol was the Punggol Road End Bus Terminus, which existed since the 1980s, and home to bus services like 82 and 83. By the time it was shut down in 2003, only Service 82 remained, and the terminal was converted to a bus stop.

Punggol Bus Interchange opened on Sunday, 30 November 2003 with four bus routes. Service 83 from Sengkang was amended to terminate here rather than looping around Punggol. Service 3 between Tampines and Pasir Ris was extended to Punggol and converted to a bi-directional route. Service 62 and 136 were extended from the former Hougang South Bus Interchange to the new Punggol Interchange.

Subsequently, more services like 34, 43 and 85 were introduced to bring about greater connectivity to Punggol. When Serangoon Bus Interchange moved to its new facility, Service 82 was amended to start from Punggol Int and loop at Serangoon Central, skipping Punggol Road End. A new service 84 was introduced to cover the lost sector.

On 21 October 2012, under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), Service 119 was extended from Sengkang to terminate at Punggol Bus Interchange, calling at an additional four pairs of bus stops. Feeder bus services 382 and 386 were also introduced to serve new estates. Bus services 117 and 118 were introduced in December 2015, bringing greater connectivity to towns which do not have direct MRT links.

Waterway Point is located opposite the interchange, directly across Punggol Central, which can be accessed through the 24-hour underpass of Punggol Station.


The Punggol LRT System provides of intra-town connections, rendering the need for an intricate feeder bus system redundant. However, several trunk bus services run alongside with the LRT system. Feeder bus services serve roads and estates that are further from the LRT Stations.

Bus Services:

Service Berth Destination Remarks
3 B1 Tampines
34 B3 ↺ Changi Airport
34A B3 Tampines Avenue 5 (Opp Our Tampines Hub) Short Trip Service
43 B5 Upper East Coast
43e B5 Marine Parade Road (Opp Blk 72) Express Service
43M B5 ↺ Serangoon Central
50 B1 Bishan
62 B3 ↺ Sims Avenue
62A B3 Aljunied Road (Aljunied Stn) Short Trip Service
82 B3 ↺ Serangoon Central
83 B2 ↺ Sengkang
83T B2 Sengkang Square (Sengkang Int) Terminating Trip
84 B5 ↺ Punggol Road
85 B2 Yishun
117 B5 Sembawang
117M B5 Sembawang
118 B4 Changi Business Park
119 B4 ↺ Hougang Street 21
136 B1 Ang Mo Kio
381 B4 ↺ Punggol East
382A B2 Sumang Lane (Blk 226A) Short Trip Service
382G B2 ↺ Sumang Walk
382W B2 ↺ Sumang Walk
B1 ↺ Northshore Drive
386 B3 ↺ Punggol Central
386A B3 Edgedale Plains (Blk 682A) Short Trip Service



Berth Services
Alighting For alighting only
B1 3, 50, 136, 384
Bridging Bus Boarding Point:
Punggol LRT East Loop Bridging Service
Punggol LRT West Loop Bridging Service
B2 83/83T, 85, 382G/382A, 382W
B3 34/34A, 62/62A, 82, 386/386A
B4 118, 119, 381
B5 43/43e/43M, 84, 117/117M
North-East Line Rail Bridging Service (towards HarbourFront)

Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange Expansion

Punggol Temp Int Expansion Poster (Oct 2017)
Punggol Temp Int Expansion Poster (Oct 2017)

In April 2015, LTA called for a tender to expand the existing Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange. The expansion will see an expanded interchange concourse, along with new boarding berths and toilets. A further 13 parking spaces will be added to the current 38 parking lots. This will be achieved through an expansion in space of 0.8ha from the current 1.2ha.

Construction of the expansion started Q3 2015 after LTA awarded the tender to BSI (1990) Pte. Ltd for S$12,470,000. The expanded concourse will allow for about 4 to 5 new bus services under BSEP.

Phase 1 of the expansion opened on Wednesday, 25 January 2017, providing a row of 13 additional parking lots. Construction works are expected to complete in the 3rd quarter of 2017. Part of the expansion includes an extension of the interchange concourse to accommodate 2 more boarding berths. The existing berth 1 would be converted into an alighting berth once the expansion opens.

The concourse expansion opened from 01 Oct 2017, with changes in the berth allocation.

Under the Bus Interchange Enhancement contract PT290, bollards at the original concourse were changed in phases starting in November 2017. Berths were closed one at a time to minimize disruption to regular bus services.

Recent Photos:

Punggol Bus Interchange Expansion:

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18 thoughts on “Punggol Bus Interchange

  • 19 July 2023 at 3:37 PM

    Temp? ANyone know where the future bus terminal will be? AND when will this temp bus terminal be shut down? Any idea?

  • 21 November 2021 at 1:21 AM

    Heard the plans for Punggol North ITH is 3 alighting berths and 5-6 boarding berths.The parking lots is around 45-47 lots.Might be replacing Punggol Temp Int.

  • 7 March 2021 at 3:27 PM

    I saw the map on the URA website. Punggol there is no Integrated Transport Hub. Will the bus interchange be a permanent one and Punggol Coast will have a new ITH and some of the services will start form Punggol Coast to free up some space at Punggol Intechange?

  • 22 October 2019 at 10:12 PM

    Hope LTA will launch new service 986 (daily) between Choa Chu Kang and Punggol. It will pass through Choa Chu Kang Way, Bukit Batok Road, Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, Bukit Batok East Avenue 5, Bukit Batok East Avenue 2, Hillview Avenue, Hillview Road, Upper Bukit Timah Road, Bukit Panjang Road, BKE, SLE, TPE, Seletar Aerospace Way (towards Punggol), Sengkang West Road (new bus stops), Sengkang West Way (2 new bus stops), Sengkang East Way, Punggol Road, Punggol Field, Edgedale Plains (1 new bus stop) and Punggol Central. It will be operated by SMRT Buses from Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP) using Single-Deckers like MAN NL323F A22 and Double-Deckers like MAN ND323F A95, Volvo B9TL and Alexander Dennis Enviro500.

  • 21 October 2019 at 12:27 PM

    Hope there will be new service 976 from Gali Batu Bus Terminal to Punggol Bus Interchange via Woodlands Road, Bukit Panjang Road, Jelebu Road, Petir Road, Pending Road, Bukit Panjang Road, Bukit Timah Expressway, Woodlands Avenue 3, Woodlands Square (Woodlands MRT), Woodlands Avenue 2, Seletar Expressway, Tampines Expressway, Sengkang West Road, Sengkang West Way, Sengkang East Way, Punggol Road, Punggol Field, Edgedale Plains and Punggol Central.

    • 25 October 2019 at 12:49 PM

      But service 976 will be introduced to replace BPS1 between Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Panjang supplementing Bukit Panjang LRT.

      • 10 May 2022 at 9:38 PM

        The fleet features the pantograph charging buses Linkker LM312.

    • 14 September 2020 at 12:03 AM

      It won’t happen. The stretch between Bt Panjang and Woodlands is served by 187 and 963. And 168 serves between Woodlands and TPE (Punggol Rd bus stop) where you can transfer to other buses to Punggol or Sengkang.


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