NParks Free Shuttle Bus To Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve & Kranji Marshes From Kranji MRT Station | NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service

NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service To Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve & Kranji Marshes

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is a free shuttle bus service serving Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and Kranji Marshes, connecting non-drivers to the Kranji nature reserves via Kranji MRT Station for convenient access via the North South MRT Line. The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service operates on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays only.

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service serves Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre, and Kranji Marshes, offering an alternative to access the nature reserves with the cessation of the Kranji Countryside Express Bus since 1 January 2021.

NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service Schedule

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service operates on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays only, and departs from Kranji MRT Station from 7.30am to 5.10pm approximately every 70 minutes with 8 trips a day. Refer to this full schedule for exact departure times.

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is free of charge.


Click on the image to enlarge. Schedule from NParks.

NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service Route Map

NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service Kranji MRT Pick-Up Point At Berth 3

Head out the eerily-quiet Kranji MRT Station with lots of shops no longer operating with the absence of cross-border bus services.

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service departs from Kranji MRT Bus Stop Berth 3.

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is operated by a single minibus. This minibus has 23 seats.

Boarding the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service.

Information on the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is not posted at Kranji MRT Station.

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre

The Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a wetland nature reserve along the Johor Strait and a stop-over point for migratory birds.

Making a brief stop at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre near Kranji Way.

Information on the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is posted at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre’s waiting area on a standing sign.

Alternative Route: You can take SMRT Bus Service 925/925M from and to Kranji MRT Station from the public bus stop outside Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre.

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre

Making a brief stop at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre near Neo Tiew Crescent. This stop is a lot closer to the bird observation points.

Information on the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is posted at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre’s information counter.

Alternative Route: You can take SMRT Bus Service 925M from and to Kranji MRT Station from the public bus stop outside Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Kranji Marshes

Kranji Marshes is a 56.8-hectare freshwater marshland home to a rich array of flora and fauna, including more than 170 species of birds, 54 species of butterflies and 33 species of dragonflies.

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is the only public transport mode to get to Kranji Marshes, stopping at Kranji Gate.

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service lays over at Kranji Marshes for about 20 minutes before returning to Kranji MRT Station, giving passengers some time to stretch their legs outside.

Washrooms are available at the Kranji Marshes entrance (Kranji Gate).

The overall map of Kranji Marshes. Click here for the online version provided by NParks.

The main part of Kranji Marshes is about 1.1km away from the entrance, so I couldn’t visit it during this layover unless I ran the whole time.

The map along the way looks like it needs some tending to though.

Heading back to the Kranji Gate in good time to catch the return trip of the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service.

In case of rain, you can wait under the shelter of Kranji Gate.

Information on the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is not posted at Kranji Marshes Kranji Gate.

If you are visiting Gallop Kranji Farm Resort, you can also stop at Kranji Marshes with this bus service as it is located just beside Kranji Gate of Kranji Marshes.

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre

Returning back to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre.

Information on the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is posted at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre’s information counter.

Alternative Route: You can take SMRT Bus Service 925M from and to Kranji MRT Station from the public bus stop outside Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Wetland Centre on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre

Returning back to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre with no waiting passengers, who might have most likely taken SMRT Bus Service 925 instead.

Information on the NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service is posted at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre’s waiting area on a standing sign.

Alternative Route: You can take SMRT Bus Service 925/925M from and to Kranji MRT Station from the public bus stop outside Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre.

Crossing a different kind of Causeway over Kranji Dam with a view of downtown Johor Bahru.

Kranji MRT Station

The NParks Pilot Loop Shuttle Bus Service arrives back at Kranji MRT Station Bus Stop Berth 3.

Overall, a useful free bus link on weekends and public holidays from Kranji MRT Station to and from Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and Kranji Marshes, which are otherwise not very accessible by public transport.


Alternative Public Buses to the Kranji Countryside

Click here for SMRT Bus Service 925M service information from Kranji MRT Station to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

Former KTM Kranji Gate Railway Crossing (for Rail Corridor trek)

Direct: SMRT Bus Service 925 (Weekdays and Saturdays only) & SMRT Bus Service 925M (Sundays and Public Holidays only)

Kranji Village

Direct: SMRT Bus Service 925 (Weekdays and Saturdays only) & SMRT Bus Service 925M (Sundays and Public Holidays only)

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Direct: SMRT Bus Service 925 (Weekdays and Saturdays only) & SMRT Bus Service 925M (Sundays and Public Holidays only)

Nyee Phoe (Gardenasia)

Weekdays and Saturdays (walk): Take SMRT Bus Service 925, alight at Bus Stop 49199 Kranji Reservoir Pk B, and walk 1.6km (20 min) along Kranji Way, Neo Tiew Road, and Neo Tiew Crescent to Nyee Phoe (Gardenasia).
Sundays and Public Holidays (direct): SMRT Bus Service 925M

Kranji Marshes (Kranji Gate)

Take SMRT Bus Service 975, alight at Bus Stop 33021 Opp Neo Tiew Rd, and walk 2.6km (35 min) along Neo Tiew Road and Neo Tiew Lane 2 to Kranji Marshes Kranji Gate.

Gallop Kranji Farm Resort

Take SMRT Bus Service 975, alight at Bus Stop 33021 Opp Neo Tiew Rd, and walk 2.4km (30 min) along Neo Tiew Road and Neo Tiew Lane 2 to Gallop Kranji Farm Resort.

Bollywood Veggies

Take SMRT Bus Service 975, alight at Bus Stop 33021 Opp Neo Tiew Rd, and walk 2km (25 min) along Neo Tiew Road to Bollywood Veggies.

Thong Hup Gardens

Take SMRT Bus Service 975, alight at Bus Stop 33031 Aft Jln Bahtera, and walk 1.6km (20 min) to Thong Hup Gardens.

Hay Dairies Goat Farm

Direct: SMRT Bus Service 975

Jurong Frog Farm

Take SMRT Bus Service 975, alight at Bus Stop 34021 Opp Lim Chu Kang Lane 5, and walk 1.2km (15 min) along Lim Chu Kang Lane 6 to Jurong Frog Farm.

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