Bus Service 197 (SBS Transit Ltd)

Information in this article with effect from 9 Jul 2017 – Change in b/s dist

Bus Service 197 is a trunk route between Bedok and Jurong East, via Marine Parade, Guillemard, Bugis, Chinatown, Bukit Merah and Ayer Rajah.

Service 197 Information

RouteWheelchair-accessible

Bedok Interchange – Jurong East Temporary Interchange

Jurong East Temporary Interchange – Bedok Interchange

Operator

SBS Transit Limited

Departure Times

Weekdays: 0530 – 2345

Saturdays: 0530 – 2345

Sundays and Public Holidays: 0530 – 2345

Weekdays: 0545 – 0000 (+1)

Saturdays: 0545 – 0000 (+1)

Sundays and Public Holidays: 0545 – 0000 (+1)

Frequency

0630 – 0830: 10 – 11 mins

0831 – 1659: 8 – 18 mins

1700 – 1900: 10 – 16 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 11 – 18 mins

0630 – 0830: 8 – 15 mins

0831 – 1659: 8 – 18 mins

1700 – 1900: 10 – 15 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 13 – 15 mins

Fares: Service 197 charges regular Basic Bus Service Distance fares.

Service 197 is an inter-town trunk service from East to West Singapore, connecting residents of Jurong East, Bukit Merah, Guillemard, Tanjong Katong and Marine Parade via Chinatown, Clarke Quay and Bugis in the City. As such, it encounters moderate to high demand throughout the day.

Service 197 Route Information:

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Bedok Nth Dr
0.0  84009  • Bedok Int
Bedok Sth Rd
0.7  84139  • Panasonic
1.3  84129  • Fujitec S’pore Ltd
Bedok Sth Ave 1
1.8  84151  • Casafina
2.3  93131  • Opp Eastern Lagoon II
Marine Parade Rd
2.6  93049  • Lagoon View
3.0  93039  • Laguna Pk
3.3  93201  • Victoria Sch
3.7  93029  • Mandarin Gdns
4.1  93019  • Neptune Ct
4.5  92089  • CHIJ Katong Convent
4.8  92079  • Blk 57
5.3  92069  • Tao Nan Sch
5.7  92059  • Bet Blks 72/74
6.0  92049  • Parkway Parade
Amber Rd
6.8  92241  • Amber Gdn
Tg Katong Rd
7.6  92161  • Aft Katong PO
8.0  82071  • Opp Tg Katong Girls’ Sch
8.4  82081  • Aft Dunman Rd
8.6  82091  • Aft Queen of Peace Ch
Guillemard Rd
8.8  82231  • Opp City Plaza
9.2  81141  • Versailles Condo
9.5  81151  • Kong Hwa Sch
10.1  81161  • Blk 56
10.5  80259  • Aft Chen Li Presby Ch
Sims Way
11.2  80111  • Bef Geylang Rd
Geylang Rd
11.6  80049  • Aft Sims Way
11.8  80039  • Opp Lor 1 Geylang Ter
Kallang Rd
12.2  80029  • Aft Kallang Rd ERP Gantry
Crawford St
12.7  01339  • Bef Crawford Bridge
Nth Bridge Rd
13.1  01329  • Blk 8
13.6  01229  • Bef Sultan Mque
14.0  01139  • Parkview Sq
14.3  01039  • Nth Bridge Commercial Cplx
14.5  01029  • Cosmic Insurance Bldg
15.0  04167  • St. Andrew’s Cath
15.3  04249  • Opp The Treasury
Sth Bridge Rd
15.7  05029  • Boat Quay
16.1  05199  • Opp Hong Lim Cplx
16.4  05189  • Opp Sri Mariamman Tp
Neil Rd
16.8  05259  • Aft Kreta Ayer Rd
17.0  05239  • Bef The Pinnacle@Duxton
17.4  10021  • Blk 3
Kg Bahru Rd
17.8  10041  • Aft Blair Rd
Jln Bt Merah
18.2  10051  • Blk 149
18.5  10061  • Blk 140
18.9  10071  • Blk 111
19.1  10501  • Blk 104
19.4  10081  • Opp Blk 120
20.0  10091  • Bt Merah Town Ctr
20.5  10101  • SPRING S’pore Bldg
21.0  10111  • Opp Blk 28
21.3  10131  • Opp Blk 2
Alexandra Rd
21.7  11519  • Opp Queensway Shop Ctr
AYE
23.2  18041  • Normanton Pk
23.4  18131  • Science Pk
Buona Vista Flyover
24.2  18101  • PSB Science Pk Bldg
24.6  18071  • NUH
AYE
25.3  16091  • Opp SIT Dover
26.6  17121  • Blk 610
27.1  17131  • Clementi Flyover
27.5  17141  • Clementi Stadium
27.9  20011  • Blk 506
28.4  20021  • Hong Leong Shop Ctr
28.9  20031  • The Infiniti
29.7  20051  • Cycle & Carriage
Jurong Town Hall Rd
30.2  20271  • Opp German Ctr
30.5  28221  • Opp Intl Business Pk
30.8  28231  • Jurong Town Hall
31.2  28241  • Opp Jurong East Lib
Jurong East Ctrl
31.6  28439  • Blk 124
Jurong Gateway Rd
32.1  28009  • Jurong East Temp Int
DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Jurong Gateway Rd
0.0  28009  • Jurong East Temp Int
0.3  28301  • Blk 131
Jurong East Ctrl
0.6  28431  • Blk 134
Jurong Town Hall Rd
0.9  28249  • Jurong East Lib
1.4  28239  • Opp Jurong Town Hall
2.0  28229  • German Ctr
AYE
2.4  20059  • Opp Cycle & Carriage
3.2  20039  • Opp The Infiniti
3.7  20029  • Opp Hong Leong Shop Ctr
4.3  20019  • Blk 431
4.6  17149  • Blk 426
5.0  17139  • Aft Clementi Swim Cplx
5.6  17129  • Aft NUS High Sch
6.7  16099  • SIT Dover
Buona Vista Flyover
7.6  18079  • Opp NUH
8.0  18109  • Opp PSB Science Pk Bldg
AYE
8.8  18049  • Opp Normanton Pk
Alexandra Rd
10.2  11511  • Alexandra Hosp
Jln Bt Merah
10.6  11019  • Opp OG Fty
10.9  10139  • Blk 1
11.3  10119  • Opp Pacific Tech Ctr
11.5  10109  • Opp SPRING S’pore Bldg
12.0  10099  • Opp Bt Merah Town Ctr
12.5  10089  • Blk 119
13.1  10079  • Blk 201
13.5  10069  • Opp Blk 140
13.8  10059  • Opp Blk 149
Kg Bahru Rd
14.1  10049  • Aft Jln Bt Merah
14.4  10039  • Bef Hosp Dr
Eu Tong Sen St
14.7  10018  • Bef Outram Rd
15.5  05013  • People’s Pk Cplx
15.9  05023  • Opp Hong Lim Pk
16.2  04222  • Clarke Quay Stn
Hill St
16.7  04142  • Armenian Ch
Victoria St
17.0  04151  • Cath of The Good Shepherd
17.4  01013  • St. Joseph’s Ch
17.7  01112  • Opp Bugis Junction
18.3  01121  • Stamford Pr Sch
18.6  01211  • Opp Blk 461
Kallang Rd
18.9  01311  • Lavender Stn
19.6  80011  • Opp Sri Manmatha K Tp
Sims Ave
20.1  80031  • Kallang Stn
20.4  80051  • Aft Lor 1 Geylang
Sims Way
21.0  80119  • Aft Geylang Rd
Guillemard Rd
21.6  80251  • Assn Bldg
22.1  81169  • Opp Blk 56
22.6  81159  • Opp Kong Hwa Sch
22.9  81149  • The Sunny Spring Condo
23.3  81139  • Grandlink Sq
Paya Lebar Rd
* Express
Tg Katong Rd
23.8  82119  • Tg Katong Cplx
24.2  82099  • CDAC Bldg
24.4  82089  • Shell Kiosk
24.7  82079  • Tg Katong Girls’ Sch
25.1  92169  • Bef Katong PO
Amber Rd
26.0  92249  • Opp Amber Gdn
Marine Parade Rd
26.6  92041  • Opp Parkway Parade
27.0  92051  • Opp Blk 72
27.4  92061  • CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)
27.9  92071  • Opp Blk 57
28.2  92081  • St. Patrick’s Sec Sch
28.6  93011  • Opp Neptune Ct
29.2  93021  • Opp Mandarin Gdns
29.4  93031  • Opp Laguna Pk
30.1  93041  • Hua Xin Ct
Bedok Sth Ave 1
30.4  93139  • Eastern Lagoon II
30.8  84159  • Hitachi Consumer Products
Bedok Sth Rd
31.2  84121  • Aft Bedok Sth Ave 1
31.9  84131  • Opp Panasonic
Bedok Nth Dr
32.7  84009  • Bedok Int

Bus stops shown in Orange are wheelchair-inaccessible. * denotes no boarding and alighting, ** for no boarding and *** for no alighting.

Downroute Departures:

Route (Service 197)

Day

Operating Schedule

Geylang Rd, opp Lor 1 Geylang Ter – Jurong East Temp Int

Weekday school term

0525 – 0554

4 trips, 9 – 10 mins’ interval

All other days

0525 – 0551

3 trips, 13 mins’ interval

North Bridge Rd, Blk 8 – Jurong East Temp Int

Weekdays

PM Peak

Neil Rd, aft Kreta Ayer Rd – Jurong East Temp Int

Daily

0525

Route History:

Before 1 Jan 2017 – Please refer to SGWiki.

9 Jul 2017 — Change in b/s dist

Credits:

Transitlink e-Guide

Last edited on 23 Jun 2016.

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