Bus Service 161 (SBS Transit Ltd)

Updated 1 January 2017 – Opening of PTWebSG.Wordpress

Bus Service 161 is a trunk route between Hougang and Woodlands, via Buangkok, Hougang, Sengkang, Punggol and Woodlands. Much of its route is along the TPE and SLE.

Service 161 Information

RouteWheelchair-accessible

Hougang Central Interchange – Woodlands Temporary Interchange

Woodlands Temporary Interchange – Hougang Central Interchange

Operator

SBS Transit Limited

Departure Times

Weekdays: 0545 – 2330

Saturdays: 0545 – 2330

Sundays and Public Holidays: 0600 – 2330

Weekdays: 0545 – 2330

Saturdays: 0600 – 2330

Sundays and Public Holidays: 0600 – 2330

Frequency

0630 – 0830: 5 – 9 mins

0831 – 1659: 6 – 11 mins

1700 – 1900: 7 – 8 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 8 – 13 mins

0630 – 0830: 5 – 10 mins

0831 – 1659: 6 – 10 mins

1700 – 1900: 6 – 10 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 8 – 12 mins

Fares: Service 161 charges regular Basic Bus Service Distance fares.

Service 161 is a residential inter-town trunk route connecting Hougang and Sengkang with Woodlands, incorporating a long express sector on the TPE and SLE between Punggol and Woodlands. It, being approximately 16 kilometres long, is one of the longest express sectors for a trunk route in Singapore.

Good demand is encountered all day, with sustantially higher demand during weekday peak hours from educational institutions in Woodlands. The biggest contributors to the student and staff demand are Innova Junior College and Republic Polytechnic.

Service 161 Route Information:

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Hougang Ctrl
0.0  64009  • Hougang Ctrl Int
Hougang Ave 10
0.7  64389  • Blk 522
Hougang Ave 6
1.0  64379  • Punggol CC
Hougang Ave 8
1.4  64369  • Blk 532
1.7  64359  • Montfort Sch
2.1  64349  • Blk 502
Hougang Ave 4
2.4  64411  • Blk 670
2.7  64601  • Blk 919
3.0  64611  • Blk 913
Buangkok Green
3.2  64469  • Opp Blk 579
3.6  64629  • Opp Blk 565
Sengkang East Rd
3.8  67459  • Aft Buangkok Dr
4.1  67469  • Bef Sengkang East Ave
4.4  67279  • Blk 301D
4.8  67449  • Blk 323B
Sengkang East Way
5.2  67401  • Sengkang Stn
5.7  67101  • Blk 250A
Punggol Rd
6.3  65061  • Blk 298A
TPE
* Express
SLE
* Express
Woodlands Ave 2
22.4  46229  • Opp Innova JC
22.8  46339  • Blk 370
23.2  46639  • Opp Blk 892C CP
Woodlands Sq
23.6  46009  • Woodlands Temp Int
DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Woodlands Sq
0.0  46009  • Woodlands Temp Int
Woodlands Ave 2
0.6  46631  • Blk 892C CP
1.0  46331  • Blk 511
1.3  46221  • Innova JC
SLE
* Express
TPE
* Express
Punggol Rd
17.1  65069  • Blk 190C
17.4  65059  • St. Anne’s Ch
Sengkang East Way
17.8  67109  • Blk 235
18.2  67409  • Sengkang Stn
Sengkang East Rd
18.6  67441  • Opp Blk 323B
19.1  67271  • Blk 201 CP
19.4  67461  • Aft Sengkang East Ave
19.8  67451  • Bef Buangkok Dr
Buangkok Green
20.0  64621  • Blk 565
20.3  64461  • Blk 579
Hougang Ave 4
20.6  64619  • Opp Blk 913
20.8  64609  • Blk 687
21.1  64419  • Blk 681
Hougang Ave 8
21.4  64341  • Blk 681
21.7  64351  • Opp Montfort Sch
22.0  64361  • Blk 535
Hougang Ave 6
22.6  64371  • Opp Punggol CC
Hougang Ave 10
22.9  64381  • Opp Blk 521
Hougang Ctrl
23.5  64009  • Hougang Ctrl Int

Route History:

Before 1 Jan 2017 – Please refer to SGWiki.

Credits:

Transitlink e-Guide

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