Bus Service 655 (SBS Transit Ltd)

Information in this article with effect from 17 Apr 2017 – Change in operator.

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Bus Service 655 is a City Direct service operating between West and Central, via Garden, West and Shenton.

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Service 655 Information

Route

West Coast Road to Marina Boulevard Central Boulevard to West Coast Road
Operator SBS Transit Limited

Departure Times

Weekdays: 07 35 h to 07 50 h

Saturdays: No operation

Sundays and Public Holidays: No operation

Weekdays: 18 20 h to 18 35 h

Saturdays: No operation

Sundays and Public Holidays: No operation

Frequency

0630 – 0830: 15 min

0831 – 1659: No operation

1700 – 1900: No operation

1901 – 0629 (+1): No operation

0630 – 0830: 15 min

0831 – 1659: No operation

1700 – 1900: No operation

1901 – 0629 (+1): No operation

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Fares: Service 655 charges Express distance fares.

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Service 655 is a City Direct service that improves connectivity for residents of West and Garden to Central. It serves as an alternative to taking the train and Feeder bus services or other Trunk bus services to and fro their workplaces. An express sector is incorporated, between West and Anson as well as Shenton, via West.

This service relieves high ridership on the rail network.

At the date of publishing, Premium Bus Services 533 and 762 also connect West and Central.

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Service 655 Route Information:

  • D1
    Distance (km) Road Name Bus Stop Description
    0.0 WEST COAST RD 20129 BET BLKS 50/51
    0.4 TEBAN GDNS RD 20239 AFT HASANAH MQUE
    0.6 20219 OPP BLK 41
    1.0 20209 BEF JURONG TOWN HALL RD
    1.4 PANDAN GDNS 20181 AYER RAJAH CC
    1.6 20191 BLK 407
    1.8 WEST COAST RD 20149 BLK 408
    2.2 20139 OPP ANGLISS BLDG
    2.7 WEST COAST HIGHWAY 20289 THE JAPANESE SEC SCH
    3.2 WEST COAST RD 20299 OPP TANGLIN SEC SCH
    3.4 17079 BLK 512
    3.7 17069 OPP BLK 701
    4.2 17049 BLK 601
    4.6 17039 OPP KENT RIDGE SEC SCH
    4.9 17389 OPP WEST BAY RESORT CONDO
    5.2 17029 OPP WASEDA S SNR HIGH SCH
    5.6 17019 VARSITY PK
    15.7 ANSON RD 03241 MAPLETREE ANSON
    16.2 ROBINSON RD 03111 AFT CAPITAL TWR
    16.5 03071 OPP THE OGILVY CTR
    17.1 MARINA BLVD 03381 THE SAIL
    17.3 03391 MARINA BAY FINANCIAL CTR

  • D2
    0.0 CENTRAL BLVD 03539 MARINA BAY STN
    0.4 03529 DOWNTOWN STN
    1.0 SHENTON WAY 03129 UIC BLDG
    1.6 03218 OPP MAS BLDG
    12.0 WEST COAST RD 17011 OPP VARSITY PK
    12.3 17021 WASEDA S SNR HIGH SCH
    12.6 17381 WEST BAY RESORT CONDO
    12.9 17031KENT RIDGE SEC SCH
    13.2 17041 BLK 726 CLEMENTI WEST MKT
    13.7 17061 BLK 701
    13.9 17071 BLK 513
    14.3 20291 TANGLIN SEC SCH
    14.8 WEST COAST HIGHWAY 20281 OPP THE JAPANESE SEC SCH
    15.4 WEST COAST RD 20131 S’PORE FOOD IND BLDG
    15.8 20141 OPP BLK 408
    16.0 PANDAN GDNS 20199 BLK 410
    16.3 20189 OPP AYER RAJAH CC
    16.8 TEBAN GDNS RD 20201 TEBAN GDN PO
    17.0 20211 BLK 41
    17.4 20231 BEF HASANAH MQUE
    17.9 WEST COAST RD 20121 OPP BLK 51

 * denotes no boarding and alighting, ** for no boarding and *** for no alighting.

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Route History:

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Credits:
  • Singapore Public Transport
  • My Transport Singapore


Last edited on 24 Apr 2017 – PUBLISHING

Bus 653, 655, 656, 657 change of operator (Apr 2017)

Last updated 4 Apr 2017 – UPDATE for SBST Press Release

 

From 13 April 2017, SMRT Buses will operate Bus 653 using double-decker buses with changed operating details.

Departure frequencies for Direction 1 (Hume Ave – Marina Blvd) has been adjusted to 10 min from the previous 6 min during ComfortDelgro Bus Pte Ltd’s operations. First and last bus timings remain unchanged. Direction 2 first and last bus timings have been adjusted to 18 15 h – 18 30 h with a frequnecy of 15 min.

 

From 17 April 2017, SBS Transit Ltd will operate Bus 655, taking over operations from Woodlands Transport Services Private Limited. There are no changes to all operating details.

 

From 17 April 2017, SMRT Buses will operate Bus 656 using single-decker buses with revised operating details for DIrection 1 (Canberra Rd – Shenton Way) only.

Departure frequencies have been adjusted to 10 min from the 6 – 8 min under Loh Gim Chong Tpt. First and last bus timings remain unchanged. There are no changes to the operating details of Direction 2.

 

From 24 April 2017, SMRT Buses will operate Bus 657 using single-decker buses. There are no changes to all operating details.

 

Credits:

  • SMRT
  • Singapore Public Transportation