Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Area code: 07, $1=RM3,31 , Oct 29, 2007

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Border town to Singapore.

Border Crossing from Singapore to Johor Bahru:
Take a bus from Queen street, a/c #170
S$1.70, JB Express Causway Link $2.4 25mins. You have to get off the bus twice. The tickets valid until Larkin bus terminal. Don't loose it.
1.) Get off at Singapore Immigration. Take all belongings with you.After getting the exit stamp, get back to the bus. Your bus may have left already. If so, take a next bus of the same kind.
2.) After crossing the bridge, get off at the Malaysia immigration. If you need any Malaysian tourist information, the office is just BEFORE the immigration building so go first and get the info you need. As getting out from the building, many people are waiting for the bus to the Larkin bus teminal.
To the train station, walk to the right, 5 mins.
To the town center, take an underground path to the other side of the road.
The buses stop at Kota Raya bus station before Larkin Bus station. Many people get off at Kota Raya.

Border Crossing from Johor Baru to Singapore:
Do not try to walk over the border bridge. It is too long.
By a long distance bus from a town in Malaysia
to Singapore: It stops at Malaysia immigration then Singapore immigration. Your bus waits for you. But many similar buses are waiting so you have to remember your bus.

From the Larkin bus station: Take a local bus to Queen street bus station, a/c #170
(RM$1.70) or JB Express Causway Link (RM2.4) Take your belonging with you when when you go through the both immigrations. When you go through one immigration, your bus may have left already. Is so take a next bus. Your ticket is valid on the next bus.
From the train station: As you go out, go left and enter the Malaysia immigration gate, then take a bus to Arab street, see above. You buy a ticket on the bus.

i Information: at the border just before you enter Malaysia from Singapore. All kinds of publication for Malaysia.  
$ Banks: Many in town and at the bus station. The rate varies so shop around. The best rate at the bus station. $1=MR3.31, S$1=RM2.27, 100yen=RM2.76
Also some money changers/banks near the immigration building and at Marlin Tower(1F), next to the bus station.

Transport
B

Larkin Bus Station:
There are many companies run buses to most major towns through out Malaysia and S Thailand. The prices and the time of the buses are almost same. We list only a few of the buses. Currency exchange is available. The rate varies between money changers.Tickets can be bought at Marlin Tower(1F) next to the Immigration.

Johor Bahru Airport: RM3.00 manyKL: MR24-25 Many, between 6-25:00
Melacca:
MR14.6, Many between 7-21:00
Seremban:
MR19.9, Many between 8-22:45
Ipo:
MR37.5, 22:30
Butterworth:
RM48.7-55, 6:45, 10:15, 12:15, 13:30, 15:15, 16:15, 24:00
Kuantan:
RM34, 6hr 9:30, 10, 11:15, 22:30, 23, 23:30
K. Terrenganu:
RM34 9, 9:30, 10, 21:30, 22:30
Mersing:
RM8.8-10 8:30,11:30, 14:30, 19:00
Kota Bharu:
RM46-49.2, 9, 21:00
Hatyai:
MR75, 18:00



Train
T Train Station: After passing out from Malaysia Immigration, turn right and walk 5 min. The time table and the cost, please see Singapore page. For the fare, convert S$ to MR with 1 to 1. therefore the fare is very cheap to take a train/a bus from Johor Baru than from Singapore for the same destination. Train Schedule

BERTH: ADNFD: Premier Deluxe(Low/Up), ADNFB: Premier Standard(Low/Up), ADNS: Superior(Low/Up),
SEAT: AFC-: Premier Class, ASC: Superior Class, EPlus: Economy PLUS, AEC: Economy Class

Train #

#2

#6

Train #1, 2, 5, 6
(AFC / ASC / EPlus)

#12

Train #11, 12
(ADNFD Low/Up,
ADNS Low/Up, ASC)
Johor Bahru

8:28

16:19

22:13
Sentral KL

14:19

22:05

RM 64 / 33 / 22

06:00

RM 127.8/107.8, 42/37, 29
Butterworth

21:35

RM 128 / 58 / ---

Train #
26

28
#26, 27, 28, 29
(ASC, AEC)

14
#14, 15
(ADNFB L/U, ADNS L/U, ASC, AEC)
Johor Bahru 06:18

20:03

18:57
Jerantut

13:02

06:48

RM 26, 16

02:11

RM 76/68, 39/34, 26, 18
Gua Musang

15:54

09:54

04:40
Wakaf Bahru(KB)

20:10

13:59

RM 39, 29

08:05

RM 106/98, 47/30, 39, 31
Tumpat

20:50

14:35

08:25

Food
City Square has many restaurants.
r Pizza Hut: City Square 1F All you can eat Pizza & pepsi, Sa Su, RM13.90. Many in town.. Incl Pizza, salad, fruit, ice cream and Pepsi. (2004 info)


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