iris is the acronym for Intelligent Route Information System. Through iris, SBS hope to provide information services to enhance your travel experience with SBS Transit. iris currently offers 2 applications to help you better plan your journeys: iris NextBus and iris Journey Planner.
iris NextBus is the latest iris service and it offers bus arrival time estimation on a real time basis. You now have the convenience of knowing how many minutes away your bus is from your bus stop or how long more before the next bus departs from the bus interchange. iris NextBus is available on SBS website and via GPRS and SMS on mobile devices.
There are 2 iris next bus options to find out estimated bus arrival time.
- Please specify a bus service, direction and bus stop at this page to find out the estimated arrival times for the next 2 buses.
- If you know the bus stop number, please specify a bus service and bus stop number at this page to find out the estimated arrival times for the next 2 buses.
For bus departure time at interchanges and terminals, please click here.
iris NextBus via SMS
To access iris NextBus via SMS on your mobile devices please key in your query in the following message format and send to 74744.
[Bus Stop Number] space [Service Number]
For SingTel mobile subscribers, the service is chargeable at $0.05.
i) For Postpaid customers, each SMS sent to 74744 will be considered one SMS.
ii) For Prepaid or store-value card customers with no FREE SMS bundle, they will need to
pay an additional $0.05 per iris NextBus query.
For StarHub postpaid mobile subscribers, the service is chargeable by StarHub at $0.05 per request.
For MobileOne subscribers, the service is chargeable at $0.05 per request.
i) For Postpaid customers, one SMS will also be deducted from your monthly free bundle
ii) For Prepaid or store-value card customers with no FREE SMS bundle, you will be
charged an additional $0.05 per request.
Please note that each SMS request sent to 74744 will be considered as one SMS sent.
iris next bus via GPRS
To access iris on your mobile devices please key in www.sbstransit.com.sg/mobileiris for mobile phones or http://www.sbstransit.com.sg/iris3/pdanextbus.aspx for PDAs.
After inputting these addresses onto your mobile phones or PDAs, you will be given three options. You can select whether you are querying for bus arrival time at bus stop, bus departure time from an interchange or how to get from where you are or from a particular bus stop to your destination or a bus stop near your destination.
iris next bus via GPRS for iphone