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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

Bus Travel Guide from Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the capital city of the state of Johor in Malaysia and is located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia with a modern skyline and enjoys connectivity with most cities. Boasting of glistening skyscrapers, colonial architecture, and a myriad of tourist attractions, you can get from JB to KL via a plane, taxi, bus, or car. JB to KL bus travel time takes about 4.5-5 hours as the total distance is 335 km. Several bus operators operate JB to KL bus services with several pick-ups and drop-off points. A bus ticket from JB to KL costs Malaysia Ringette (MYR)35.


Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur Bus Details

City Express, Yellow Star Express, Meridian Holidays, Sin Yong, and LA Holidays Travel and Tours have shuttle services from JB to KL. The first bus leaves at 00.30 hrs at midnight and the last bus leaves at 11.59 pm. There are a total of 80 JB to KL bus services that operate all through the day. Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur bus services pass through different boarding and drop off locations.

One of the most common boarding points in Johor Bahru is the JB Larkin Sentral, and the drop off point in Kuala Lumpur is TBS or Terminal Bersepadu Selatan. You have several other pick-ups and drop-off points, and you can get further information when you book the tickets. The Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur bus travel time is a convenient travel schedule that gives passengers adequate time to tour the capital city for a day.


Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur bus service has made the attractions of the capital city accessible to one and all. Diversity is the main trait of the Malaysian capital. From towering skyscrapers, traditional houses that are lined by glitzy shopping plazas and malls with street-side vendors selling delicious local cuisine, there is a lot to do in Malaysia.

1. Visit the iconic and Insta-perfect Petronas Twin Tower

Hailed as the Twin Jewels of Kuala Lumpur, this structure is a piece of architecture, and the sprawling place is worth a visit. Joining at the 41st and 42nd floor, the place makes an interesting trek for visitors and a great backdrop for pictures.

2. Batu Caves

Batu Caves is a 400 million-year-old limestone hill along with a century-old temple that is incorporated inside it. The annual Hindu festival of Thaipusam attracts thousands of visitors, and the place is transformed into a colorful spectacle with decorated stalls and offerings to the Lord.

3. Menara KL Tower

Atop the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, this 421-meter high structure is an important architectural landmark and offers spectacular views of the city.

4. China Town

Colorful ChinaTown is a bargain hunter’s paradise that never sleeps. Immersed deeply in Oriental culture, history, and heritage, the place is one of the famous tourist spots in Malaysia.

Tips to Book a Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur Bus

redBus offers one of the best services to book a bus ticket from JB to KL. To book a ticket, all you need to do is just log on to the redBus website or their booking app. With so many bus operators offering their services on the redBus website, you can now conveniently book your tickets from on a JB to KL bus to suit your convenience and schedule.

You can view the facilities that are available with every bus ranging from the schedule, amenities, pick-up, and drop-off points to make an informed decision. redBus offers 24*7 customer support, and its friendly staff is always ready to help with any of your queries.

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

    • Sunway Pyramid
    • TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
    • Tbs (terminal bersepadu selatan)
    • 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.

    Q-15 ) How does one get to the pick-up points within Johor Bahru?

    A: You can take a public bus (services run every 5 minutes), private car or taxi to reach any of the terminals within Johor Bahru.

    Q-16 ) Can I change my booking after I have paid for the ticket?

    A: You can reschedule your journey once you have made a booking. However, it is advisable to check if your booking can be amended before you book the ticket as not all operators offer this facility.

    Q-17 ) Can I purchase a round trip bus ticket with the same operator or other operators?

    A: While making your booking, the website offers you the option of booking round trips. You can make the booking with the preferred bus operator as per your choice of date and time.

    Q-18 ) How safe are the buses post COVID19, and what are the precautionary measures taken?

    A: redBus is proud to introduce Safety, a special feature that implements strict measures to curtail the spread of COVID19. All buses are deep cleaned, provided with hand sanitizers, and staff has to wear masks mandatorily.

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