Bus Service 72/A/B (SBS Transit Ltd)

Updated 7 Jul 2017 – UPDATED for Change in b/s dist (9 Jul 2017)

Bus Service 72 is a trunk route between Yio Chu Kang and Tampines, via Ang Mo Kio, Hougang and Tampines.

Service 72 Route Information
RouteWheelchair-accessible Yio Chu Kang Int – Tampines Tampines Int – Yio Chu Kang Int
Length 17.6 km 16.6 km
Operator Information
Operator SBS Transit Limited
Departure Times 0530 – 2330 (Weekdays)

0545 – 2330 (Saturdays)

0600 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)

0515 – 2345 (Weekdays and Saturdays)

0545 – 2345 (Sundays/PHs)

Frequency 3 – 10 mins (0630 – 0830)

2 – 14 mins (0831 – 1659)

4 – 9 mins (1700 – 1900)

9 – 14 mins (1901 – 0629 (+1))

5 – 7 mins (0630 – 0830)

3 – 12 mins (0831 – 1659)

3 – 7 mins (1700 – 1900)

6 – 12 mins (1901 – 0629 (+1))

 

Fares: Service 72 charges regular Basic Bus Service Distance fares.

Service 72 is a residential trunk route that serves Ang Mo Kio, Hougang and Tampines. It is the sole service along Tampines Road and is the fastest route between Hougang and Tampines as opposed to Service 27.

Demand for this service is exceedingly high during peak hours from ITE College Central.

Service 72 Route Information:

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
0.0  55509  • Yio Chu Kang Int
0.6  55329  • Nanyang Poly
Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
1.1  54351  • Nanyang Poly
1.5  54471  • Opp Blk 538
1.8  54481  • ITE College Ctrl
2.3  54491  • Aft CTE
2.6  54501  • Opp AMK Ind Pk 2
2.9  54651  • Opp Techplace 2
3.2  66451  • Aft AMK Ind Pk 2
3.5  66461  • Bef Seagate
3.8  66471  • Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd
Yio Chu Kang Rd
4.3  64119  • Blk 953
Hougang Ave 9
4.7  64491  • Hougang 1
4.9  64481  • Bet Blks 930/931
5.2  64471  • Blk 917
Hougang Ave 4
5.6  64419  • Blk 681
6.0  64331  • Blk 508
6.3  64521  • Blk 834
Hougang Ctrl
6.5  64559  • Blk 830A
6.7  64549  • Opp Hougang Ctrl Int
Upp S’goon Rd
7.3  64019  • Blk 302
7.6  63069  • Nativity Ch Ctr
Hougang Ave 3
8.0  63249  • Blk 1
Tampines Rd
8.5  64201  • Aft Hougang Ave 3
8.7  64211  • Heavy Veh CP
9.2  64221  • Opp Defu Ave 2
9.5  64131  • Bef KPE
10.1  64141  • Aft Jln Telawi
10.5  64151  • Aft Greenwich Dr
11.0  64161  • Schenker
11.3  64171  • Aft Buangkok East Dr
11.6  64181  • Bef TPE
12.1  64191  • Aft TPE
12.4  73021  • LP 223R12
12.8  73031  • Bef Tampines Ind Ave 5
13.1  74011  • Aft Tampines Ind Ave 5
13.5  74021  • Bef Tampines Ind Ave 4
14.0  74031  • Aft Jln Sam Kongsi
Tampines Link
14.4  74041  • Opp Golden Pagoda Tp
Tampines Ave 10
14.7  75319  • Opp Tampines Dormitory
* Express
15.3  75299  • Bef Tampines Ave 9
Tampines Ave 9
15.7  75289  • Opp Blks 741/742
16.0  75279  • Opp Blk 721
Tampines Ave 6
16.4  75269  • Opp Blks 710/713
Tampines Ave 5
16.8  75121  • Opp Darul Ghufran Mque
Tampines Ctrl 1
17.6  75009  • Tampines Int
DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Tampines Ctrl 1
0.0  75009  • Tampines Int
Tampines Ave 5
0.8  75129  • Darul Ghufran Mque
Tampines Ave 6
1.1  75261  • Bet Blks 710/713
Tampines Ave 9
1.6  75271  • Blk 721
1.9  75281  • Blk 742A
Tampines Ave 10
2.4  75291  • Aft Tampines Ave 9
* Express
3.0  75311  • Tampines Dormitory
Tampines Link
3.2  74049  • Golden Pagoda Tp
Tampines Rd
3.7  74039  • Bef Jln Sam Kongsi
4.2  74029  • Aft Tampines Ind Ave 4
4.7  74019  • Bef Tampines Ind Ave 5
4.9  73039  • Aft Tampines Ind Ave 5
5.3  73029  • Opp LP 223R10
5.6  64199  • Bef TPE
5.9  64189  • Aft Old Tampines Rd
6.2  64179  • Bef Buangkok East Dr
6.5  64169  • Opp Schenker
6.9  64159  • Bef Greenwich Dr
7.2  64149  • LP 137
7.5  64139  • Bef KPE
8.0  64229  • Bef Defu Ave 2
8.4  64219  • Opp Heavy Veh CP
8.8  64209  • Aft Defu Ave 1
Hougang Ave 3
9.3  63241  • Blk 21
Upp S’goon Rd
9.6  63061  • Bef Nativity Ch Ctr
9.8  64011  • Naung Ct
Hougang Ctrl
10.4  64541  • Hougang Ctrl Int
10.7  64551  • Blk 836
Hougang Ave 4
10.9  64529  • Hougang Polyclinic
11.2  64339  • Blk 602
11.5  64411  • Blk 670
Hougang Ave 9
11.8  64479  • Blk 665
12.1  64489  • Blk 946A
12.4  64499  • Regentville
Yio Chu Kang Rd
12.6  64111  • Opp Blk 953
Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
13.1  66479  • Aft Yio Chu Kang Rd
13.5  66459  • Aft Seagate
13.9  54659  • Techplace 2
14.4  54509  • Aft Blk 5000
14.6  54499  • Bef CTE
15.2  54489  • Opp ITE College Ctrl
15.5  54479  • Blk 538
15.8  54359  • Blk 502
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
16.2  55321  • Opp Nanyang Poly
16.6  55509  • Yio Chu Kang Int

Bus stops shown in Orange are wheelchair-inaccessible.

Short Trips:

Service Number Route (Service 72) Day Operating schedule
72A Yio Chu Kang Int – Hougang Ctrl, opp Hougang Ctrl Int Weekdays 0612 – 1006
72B Yio Chu Kang Int– Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, ITE College Ctrl ITE/Poly Schooldays 0700 – 1015

 

Downroute Departures:

Route (Service 72) Day Operating schedule
Hougang Ctrl, opp Hougang Ctrl Int – Tampines Int Saturday 0550
Sunday 0550, 0608
Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, ITE College Ctrl – Tampines Int Weekday 1549, 1814
Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, opp ITE College Ctrl – Yio Chu Kang Int Weekday 1428 – 1848

 

Route History:

Before 1 Jan 2017 – Please refer to SGWiki.

9 Jul 2017 — Change in b/s dist

 

Credits:

Transitlink e-Guide