Shenton Way Bus Terminal was once known as Prince Edward Road Bus Terminal in the early 1970’s. The bus terminal was moved further south to a new facility at the end of Palmer Road in 1987, therefore the name was changed to Shenton Way Bus Terminal. Interestingly, the terminal was first relocated to a new site in 2010 and the next one was in 2017 due to the demolishment of the former site at Palmer Road.
Currently, Shenton Way Bus Terminal is in the Central Business District (CBD) along Shenton Way, near the Prince Edward Road junction, just north of the former site. The terminal is located next to the Bestway Building and directly opposite the Monetary Authority of Singapore building. The terminal fundamentally acts as a terminating point for bus routes serving the Shenton Way area before branching out to the central of Singapore.
Popular routes from Shenton Way Bus Terminal in Singapore.
Travellers can commute to Shenton Way Bus Terminal through the nearest MRT stations. The nearest station will be at the Tanjong Pagar MRT Station (EW15) along the East-West MRT Line, which only takes about 3 minutes of walking distance to the said bus terminal.
Take the bus from Downtown MRT line to the bus stop opposite the MAS building and walk towards the Shenton Way Bus Terminal. Alternatively, travellers can walk to the bus terminal from the Downtown MRT station via Shenton Way that takes about 12 minutes or so depending on the comfort and convenience.
Travellers and locals can select several choices of transit bus services that are available in Shenton Way Bus Terminal to your preferred destinations around the Shenton Way area then branching out to the heartlands.
Ever since the Shenton Way Bus Terminal has been moved to a different site last year, the facilities were also upgraded. As of now, the bus terminal has a single vehicular concourse spot with angled bus parking lots, a combined vehicular entrance and an exit along the Palmer Road. However, due to low passenger demand at the terminal, queue lanes are not installed for now. However, the Shenton Way Bus Terminal provides sheltered waiting areas with metal benches for public use.
In the terminal building, other necessary amenities that can be found are washrooms, a canteen, first aid and nursing rooms, as well as staff lounges along with phone charging ports are offered at the Shenton Way Bus Terminal. Bicycle parking are adjacent to the terminal as well.
For first timers, there are a couple of information and guide boards that will help you to plan your journey ahead from the terminal. Travellers can refer to the supplied bus departure timing screens for reference too.
Even though the Shenton Way Bus Terminal has just been relocated last year, the new site and the facilities offered are worthy of a compliment. Every facilities and amenities are well sorted out to meet the traveller’s needs and comfort. First timers will find the information and guide boards helpful in planning their adventures around the city.
This bus terminal remained their existing transit bus services to several places around the Shenton Way. Being situated in the Central Business District has made it easy to get to the Shenton Way Bus Terminal with the nearby MRT line.
31 Shenton Way, Singapore 079121