Bus Service 153 (SBS Transit Ltd)

Updated 1 January 2017 – Opening of PTWebSG.Wordpress

Bus Service 153 is a trunk route between Hougang and Bukit Merah, via Serangoon, Toa Payoh, Bukit Timah, Farrer, Queenstown and Bukit Merah. It shares both its termini with Service 132.

Service 153 Information

RouteWheelchair-accessible

Bukit Merah Interchange – Hougang Central Interchange

Hougang Central Interchange – Bukit Merah Interchange

Operator

SBS Transit Limited

Departure Times

0600 – 0000 (+1)

0530 – 2345

Frequency

0630 – 0830: 10 – 16 mins

0831 – 1659: 12 – 16 mins

1700 – 1900: 9 – 12 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 13 – 16 mins

0630 – 0830: 10 – 18 mins

0831 – 1659: 9 – 17 mins

1700 – 1900: 9 – 17 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 14 – 19 mins

Fares: Service 153 charges regular Basic Bus Service Distance fares.

Service 153 is an inter-town trunk route that connects residnetial estates of Bukit Merah, Queenstown, Farrer, Toa Payoh, Serangoon and Hougang together, providing quick travel between these areas. Due to the links provided by this services, demand is moderate throughout the day and higher during peak hours.

Service 153 Route Information:

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Bt Merah Ctrl
0.0  10009  • Bt Merah Int
0.4  10659  • Blk 1003
Jln Bt Merah
0.6  10101  • SPRING S’pore Bldg
1.1  10111  • Opp Blk 28
1.4  10131  • Opp Blk 2
Queensway
2.1  11021  • Aft Queenstown NPC HQ
2.4  11031  • Opp Queen’s Cl
3.1  11041  • Aft C’wealth Dr
3.5  11051  • Opp Queenstown Polyclinic
3.9  11061  • Opp Queensway Sec Sch
4.3  11071  • Blk 97
4.6  11081  • Viz Holland
Farrer Rd
5.0  11091  • Tulip Gdn
5.5  11101  • Farrer Rd Mkt
5.8  11111  • Farrer Rd Stn
6.0  41101  • St. Margaret’s Sec Sch
6.4  41111  • Lutheran Twrs
Dunearn Rd
7.1  41029  • Opp Botanic Gdns Stn
7.6  41019  • Aft Kheam Hock Rd
8.0  40099  • Aft Dunkirk Ave
Whitley Rd
8.3  40231  • Raffles Town Club
PIE
9.8  51091  • Opp Catholic JC
10.2  51101  • Old Police Academy
Jln Toa Payoh
11.0  52071  • Trellis Twrs
Lor 2 Toa Payoh
11.6  52181  • Opp Toa Payoh Stn
Toa Payoh Ctrl
11.8  52231  • Opp Blk 177
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
12.4  52271  • Jackson Sq
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
13.0  52369  • Blk 237
Braddell Rd
13.8  52051  • Blk 147
14.3  52061  • BCA Academy
14.8  66061  • Aft Braddell Flyover
15.3  66071  • Opp PUB Recreation Club
15.6  66081  • Opp S’pore Power Trg Inst
Upp S’goon Rd
15.9  62111  • Aft Sommerville Rd
16.1  62121  • Aft Wolskel Rd
16.4  62131  • S’goon Stn
16.8  62141  • Opp Blk 1
17.3  63011  • Nam Peng Ctr
17.8  63021  • The Helping Hand
18.4  63031  • Kovan Stn
18.7  63041  • Opp Glad Tidings Ch
18.9  63051  • S’goon JC
19.2  63061  • Bef Nativity Ch Ctr
19.4  64011  • Naung Ct
Hougang Ctrl
20.1  64009  • Hougang Ctrl Int
DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Hougang Ctrl
0.0  64009  • Hougang Ctrl Int
Upp S’goon Rd
0.7  64019  • Blk 302
1.0  63069  • Nativity Ch Ctr
1.3  63059  • Opp S’goon JC
1.7  63049  • Glad Tidings Ch
2.1  63039  • Kovan Stn
2.6  63029  • Opp The Helping Hand
3.2  63019  • Aft S’goon Shop Ctr
3.5  62149  • Paya Lebar Camp
3.9  62139  • Opp S’goon Stn
4.2  62129  • Blk 403
4.5  62119  • Aft Sunshine Lodge
Braddell Rd
4.9  66089  • S’pore Power Trg Inst
5.3  66079  • PUB Recreation Club
5.9  66069  • Bef Braddell Flyover
6.4  52069  • ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd
6.7  52059  • Blk 219
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
7.3  52361  • Blk 1
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
7.9  52279  • Blk 56
Toa Payoh Ctrl
8.5  52239  • Blk 177
Lor 2 Toa Payoh
8.8  52189  • Toa Payoh Stn
Jln Toa Payoh
9.9  52079  • Opp Trellis Twrs
Whitley Rd
11.1  51099  • Catholic JC
12.0  40249  • St. Joseph’s Inst
12.3  40239  • Aft Tanglin CC
Bt Timah Rd
12.8  40091  • Bef Lewis Rd
13.3  41011  • NUS Bt Timah Campus
13.7  41021  • Botanic Gdns Stn
Farrer Rd
14.2  41119  • Opp Lutheran Twrs
14.5  41109  • Opp St. Margaret’s Sec Sch
14.9  11119  • Opp Farrer Rd Stn
15.2  11109  • Spanish Village
15.5  11099  • Opp Tulip Gdn
Queensway
15.9  11089  • Opp Holland Hill Lodge
16.4  11079  • Opp Blk 95
16.7  11069  • Queensway Sec Sch
17.1  11059  • Queenstown Polyclinic
17.5  11049  • Opp Blessed Sacrament Ch
17.9  11039  • Blk 19
18.3  11029  • Blk 166
Jln Bt Merah
18.9  11019  • Opp OG Fty
19.2  10139  • Blk 1
19.6  10119  • Opp Pacific Tech Ctr
Bt Merah Ctrl
20.2  10651  • Blk 161
20.5  10009  • Bt Merah Int

Bus stops shown in Orange are wheelchair-inaccessible.

Downroute Departures:

Route (Service 153)

Day

Operating Schedule

Lor 2 Toa Payoh, opp Toa Payoh Stn – Hougang Ctrl Int

Weekdays

0545 – 0620

Saturdays

0545 – 0615

Sundays/PHs

0605 – 0618

Braddell Rd, Blk 219 – Bukit Merah Int

Weekdays

0520 – 0544

Saturdays

0520 – 0542

Sundays/PHs

0520 – 0536

Route History:

Before 1 Jan 2017 – Please refer to SGWiki.

Credits:

Transitlink e-Guide