Johor Bahru is capital of the Malaysian state of Johor and is situated at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It is among the most demanded holiday destinations in Malaysia.There are several working individuals here, who travel back and forth from their hometowns. On the Johor Bahru's waterfront is a royal palace built by Sultan Abu Bakar i.e., Istana Besar. The main attractions in this beautiful city are :
- Old Chinese Temple
- Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple
- Kwong Siew Heritage Gallery
- Istana Bukit Serene
- Danga Bay
- Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception
- Angry Birds Theme Park
- Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
Whereas, Hat Yai, a city in Thailand's far south near the Malaysian border is a commercial hub and an extremely well-known shopping places for the locals as well as numerous other travellers. It is the biggest city of Songkhla Province as well as the largest metropolitan area in the south. At the Khlong Hae Floating Market there are several vendors selling regional delicacies as well as beautiful handicrafts from traditional boats docked in a canal. Among its main attractions is the Wat Hat Yai Nai temple, which is quite known for its 35m long reclining Buddha. In the outer area of the city center, Hat Yai Park is a hilly green area with a standing Buddha statue and a cable car. There are thousands of visitors travelling from Johor Bahru to Hat Yai. While, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, a major transport hub in southern Thailand provides bus services that facilitate the connection between Hat Yai and nearly all the regions in the southern region as well as various other destinations. There is the service of private minibus which operates in tourist destinations, namely Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
The total distance between Johor Bahru and Hatyai is approximately 867.3 km. The time taken by bus to cover this distance is about 9 hours 30 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions. The price for the bus ticket for this route starts from MYR 90. The first bus from Johor Bahru departs at 5:00 pm and the last bus departs at 7:30 pm.
The very famous bus service operators that offer services through these regions :
- Konsortium (Malaysia)
- KKKL Express
- CTTS Holidays
The drop off points in Hatyai are conveniently located at :
- 32 Prachathipat Road, Hatyai
The pick up points in Johor Bahru are conveniently located at :
- JB Larkin Terminal
- KFC Petronas Jalan Skudai
- Johor Bahru
The coaches offered by these bus service operators are very famous for their on-time pick ups as well as drop offs. Some of these amenities offered by them include:
- Comfortable reclining seats
- Good air-conditioning coaches
- Spacious Legroom
- Charging points
The bus services are convenient, economical and comfortable option for the people travelling through these regions.
Now it is even more comfortable for you as you can check and book the bus tickets online. You may also select your own seat as well as the operator you want to travel with, as per your timetable and suitability.