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Bus From Johor bahru to Kuala Lumpur

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Johor bahru to Kuala Lumpur Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Yellow Star Express 00:30 23:59 4 hrs 52 mins VIEW PRICE
Meridian Holidays 06:00 23:59 4 hrs 52 mins VIEW PRICE

Bus Tour from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur

Taking a bus from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur is one of the most convenient and pocket-friendly modes of travelling. It takes around 5-6 hours to complete the road journey of 331 kms. There are about 80 buses plying in this route, which adheres to on time services. Besides, the 11 bus operators running their buses to Kuala Lumpur from Johor Bahru ensures safety measures at all times. Commuters can easily book bus tickets from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur by spending a minimum amount of MYR 34. Most of the buses halt for refreshment breaks for around 15-20 minutes at random rest stops.

Bus Operators, Types & Schedules

Buses from Johor Bahru to KL comes in various styles and categories. Some of the popular bus types are Executive, Standard, Seater, Business Club and many more. All the buses are designed with comfortable interiors along with spacious seating arrangements. You can opt to travel with any of the reputed bus companies plying in this route. Some of the popular coach companies include Causeway Link, Mayang Sari Express, Transnasional, City Express and many more. The first City Express bus of the day leaves from JB Larkin bus terminal at around 12:30 am and reaches TBS at around 4:10 am. Whereas, the last bus departs at 11:00 pm from JB Larkin and reaches TBS at 2:40 am. All the buses running at different hours of the day ensures a comfortable travel experience.

Boarding and Drop off Locations 

Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur buses pass through several boarding and drop off locations. Although the significant boarding point in Johor Bahru is JB Larkin bus terminal, also known as JB Larkin Sentral. Other boarding points in the city are Tun Aminah, Petronas Jalan Skudai, Gelan Patah bus terminal, etc. The major drop location in Kuala Lumpur is TBS also known as Terminal Bersepadu Selatan. Other drop points include Utama shopping centre and many more.

Places of Interests at Kuala Lumpur

There are several things to see in Kuala Lumpur. A few of the attractions spread across the city are:

  • Petronas Tower
  • Batu Caves
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Chinatown
  • Little India
  • Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
  • Menara KL

redBus Safety+

redBus is introducing Safety+, a special feature that reinforces the implementation of critical Covid-19 measures across all activities involving bus travel. It also acts as an indicator for bus operators to showcase their adherence to these measures for everyone’s safety and well-being.

These measures primarily involve thorough disinfection of buses after every trip, staff wearing masks and gloves at all times, regular temperature checks of all passengers and staff, and availability of hand sanitizers inside buses.

You can identify if a bus follows these Covid-19 measures by checking the Safety+ shield icon while booking. You may also check for the Safety+ sign while boarding the bus.

To help redBus and its staff enforce these measures and ensure safe travel, users are expected to wear proper face masks, use hand sanitizers or soap and water to wash their hands regularly, and avoid touching their faces. Individuals who are unwell or have associated symptoms are advised to postpone their travel.

Top Bus Operator Images


    Johor bahru

    • Infront of KFC Petronas Jalan Skudai, Johor Bahru (call 6074342399 / 6074338199 for enquiry)
    • JB Larkin Bus Terminal
    • Jb Sri Putri
    • KFC Petronas Jalan Skudai, Address:BSS KM13, Jalan Skudai PTD135891, Batu 8 Lebuhraya Skudai, Mukim 81300, Johor Bahru.
    • KFC Petronas Jalan Skudai, Address:BSS KM13, Jalan Skudai PTD135891, Batu 8 Lebuhraya Skudai, Mukim 81300, Johor Bahru. (call 6074342399 / 6074338199 for enquiry)
    • Larkin Bus Terminal
    • Larkin Bus Terminal, BT 5, Jalan Garuda, Larkin Jaya, 80350 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
    • Skudai
    • Terminal Taman Universiti
    • Tun Aminah Terminal

    Kuala Lumpur

    • TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
    • Tbs (terminal bersepadu selatan)
    • Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) Jalan Terminal Selatan, Bandar Tasek Selatan, 57100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


    Easy online bus booking methods and secure payment options on enable travellers to book Johor bahru to Kuala Lumpur bus tickets. Avail great redBus offers on bus reservation. Simply book tickets online and travel in comfort.


    Q-1 ) How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?

    A: You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Malaysia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

    Q-2 ) How do I book a bus from Johor bahru to Kuala Lumpur?

    A: You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

    Q-3 ) Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    A: There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Malaysia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

    Q-4 ) Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    A: Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Malaysia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

    Q-5 ) How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    A: There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Malaysia Online Bank Transfer).

    Q-6 ) How many buses ply from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur?

    A: There are several bus companies operating thousands of buses from JB to KL such as Transnasional, Mayang Sari Express, KKKL Express, Intertop Express, StarMart express, Konsortium (Malaysia), Causeway Link, Eltabina Jaya, City Express, LA Holidays, and much more.

    Q-7 ) How are the buses that run between Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur?

    A: The buses are well-maintained with ample legroom and comfortable seats. Most of the buses are SVIP and executive class buses which are fully air-conditioned. They also have adequate space to carry luggage. They are equipped with LCD TV and a music system also. The staff in these buses are kind and polite. They are open to assisting passengers at all times.

    Q-8 ) What are the amenities provided in the bus?

    A: WiFi and CCTV surveillance is available on all buses. They have LCD TV, music system, and comfortable seating for all types of passengers. There is a dedicated staff in every bus to assist passengers at all times. Tourists will like these buses for the services that are offered. Traveling by bus from JB to KL will surely be a memorable one.

    Q-9 ) What time does the first bus leave from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur?

    A: The first bus starts from Johor Bahru at midnight from the JB Larkin Bus Terminal and the last bus leaves at 11:50 PM. Make sure you arrive half an hour before the designated departure time to ensure hassle-free travel. Check with the bus operator about the timings of the bus.

    Q-10 ) What are the pick-up and drop-off points provided by a JB to KL bus? Can I board the bus from any of these points?

    A: Terminal Bersapadu Selatan, Berjaya Times Square, and Chinatown are some of the pick-up and drop-off points provided by JB to KL buses. These are convenient points for all types of passengers to board and alight the bus as they are in the city centers. Please choose a point provided by your bus operator. Every operator has their own points and schedules.

    Q-11 ) Can I purchase bus tickets through redBus to go from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur?

    A: Yes, tickets can be purchased with a good discount through redBus. A lot of options are available to choose from. There are also offers through which one can get tickets at discounted rates. Check out the website regularly for the best deals.

    Q-12 ) What are the places to be seen in Kuala Lumpur?

    A: Petronas Twin Towers, Tamang Burundi, National Mosque of Malaysia, Genting Highlands, and Batu caves are some of the must-see places in Kuala Lumpur. You can also buy a tour package through redBus and easily see all these places by traveling on their buses. They are economical and the bus schedules are also friendly.

    Q-13 ) Can I book a round trip bus ticket when traveling from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur?

    A: Yes, you can book a round trip bus ticket. On the home page of the redBus app or website, enter the starting and return date after entering the to and from details. A round trip is a convenient option, and it can easily be booked using our website.

    Q-14 ) How do I select a bus operator when traveling from JB to KL?

    A: While travelling from JB to KL, you can choose the bus operator according to your convenience. There are a lot of factors like time taken by the bus, starting time, type of buses, and a lot more, that can help you to choose a particular bus operator. Also, under each operator, ratings and reviews are provided so that you can make an informed choice.

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