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Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan

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A Journey from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan

Bus Travel Guide from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan

The best way to escape the dull and drab of a city is to take a short weekend trip. Especially if you are in Kuala Lumpur, there are several small places that you can consider. Here we will talk about taking a trip from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan. As many know, Kuantan is the capital city of Pahang, which lies on the east coast of Malaysia, and it is only around three to four hours away from KL.

Though never advertised much for traveling, this destination should undoubtedly be on your list for exploration. The best part about the KL to Kuantan trip is that it will be economical as there are several bus travel options. In fact, a total of 64 buses go from KL to this city throughout the day. To know more about KL to Kuantan bus routes, fares, etc., read on.

KL to Kuantan Bus Details

As we mentioned earlier, several buses are running from KL to Kuantan. Thus there will be no problem in finding the appropriate bus for you. Since it is a smaller route, the buses are economical and also faster than other modes of transportation. Since Kuantan is well known for its beaches, the local crowd travels a lot to this place from KL over the weekends. So even if you are on a trip to KL, you can spare a day or two and roam around this magical city. Taking a bus will also help you pick your preferred pick-up and drop points.

Popular Buses

As there are 64 buses on the KL to Kuantan bus route, it is easier for travelers to choose the perfect one keeping in mind their comfort, time availability, and other needs. Listed below are some of the popular bus choices for this route.

  • LA Holidays Travel and Tours.
  • Mayang Sari Express.
  • Sani Express.
  • SP Bumi.
  • Utama Ekspres.
  • Jasa Pelangi Ekspres.
  • Bulan Restu.

Keep in mind that these are only a few of the most popular buses. You can choose any bus according to your preference from the redBus website. Every bus has different amenities and, of course, different timings, thus helping you choose exactly what you might be expecting. The buses are also divided into different categories, as follows:

  • Executive.
  • Double Deck.
  • Super VIP.

According to the bus type you choose, you will also get different types of amenities on these buses. So if you are looking for extreme comfort at an affordable rate, you can choose accordingly! Listed below are some of the common facilities that the Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan buses have:

  • Wi-Fi.
  • Charging point.
  • USB port for charging.
  • GPS tracker.
  • Television.

Again, these depend upon the coach type you choose as not all executive buses may have what the VIP buses offer. Along with these, the buses also assure of extreme sanitization, availability of sanitizers, and other hygienic standards required to follow during this Covid-19 pandemic.

While the pick-up point from Kuala Lumpur is only the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, there are three choices of drop-off points in Kuantan that you can choose from. They are as follows:

  • Terminal Kuantan Sentral.
  • UMP Gambang.
  • Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

So based on where you are staying or which places you want to scour, you can choose the appropriate arrival point. The buses run from morning 7 am till night 11:30 pm. Of course, these are subjected to change; thus, it is better to check and book from the redBus website.

Things to do in Kuantan

After you purchase your bus ticket KL to Kuantan journey will start unfolding, and every moment is guaranteed to be worthwhile. There are several things that you can do in this city as it is full of adventures. But, as always, there are some must-visit spots that you should not miss out on. Listed below are a few activities you should definitely do while visiting Kuantan.

  • Sungai Pandan waterfalls – This is possibly one of the most visited tourist attractions in Kuantan. It is perfect for quiet picnics and getting lost in nature’s lap.
  • Teluk Cempedak – Another thing you could do for free here and completely enjoy. This is called as one of the most stunning beaches of Malaysia and is located 5 kilometers from the main city.
  • The State Mosque – This building is one of the most architecturally fascinating ones. The white and blue color tone of the mosque becomes a spectacle when it perfectly blends in with the sky.
  • Kuantan Night Markets – This is something you absolutely cannot miss out on. Take a stroll through one of the many night markets in the city and get lost in the traditional cuisine journey.

Tips for Booking a Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan bus

The easiest way to book your bus is through the redBus app or website. Even if you’re a first-time visitor on the website, you can make your booking quickly and hassle-free. Here are the steps for booking your bus ticket KL to Kuantan.

  • Enter your separate destinations in the ‘From’ and ‘To’ section.
  • Add the date of the journey and click ‘Search.’
  • Choose the desired bus from the list of many options.
  • Add your passenger details and contact information.
  • Click ‘Proceed to pay’ and apply a discount coupon if you have one.
  • Once done, you will receive an e-ticket in your mail!

Always look out for discounts on the app or website and use them while booking. Make sure to choose your boarding and drop-off points properly. Also, keep a copy of the downloaded e-ticket in case it is needed on the date of the journey.

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Bus operators can use Safety+ sign to show that their vehicles and staff are abiding by all measures recommended by the government. Users can also use this feature to identify bus services that follow all the guidelines.

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    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 Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan?

    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 operate between Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan?

    A: Multiple buses operate between KL to Kuantan daily. Currently, there are 5 bus operators like Transnasional, Plusliner, Mayang Sari Express, etc. which operate from KL to Kuantan in Penang, Malaysia. The journey takes about 3 to 4 hours and is quite comfortable.

    Q-7 ) Are there any offers and discounts made available on this route?

    A: redBus keeps updating the discounts and offers provided from time to time. Do keep a check on our website or mobile app for exciting offers and discounts. Right now, you can get up to a 10% discount or RM 10 cashback using a code provided through the redBus app and website.

    Q-8 ) What are the facilities provided by the buses plying on this route?

    A: The facilities depend on the bus operator. All the facilities provided are mentioned along with the type of bus on our website and app. Generally, there are charging points provided on every bus along with water bottles.

    Q-9 ) How will I be assured of safety procedures being followed by buses booked through redBus?

    A: Each bus on the redBus platform makes sure the passengers are following social distancing and have access to all safety precautions. Face masks are necessary as per guidelines to avoid Covid-19. Each bus also hands out sanitizers and deep cleans the interiors.

    Q-10 ) What is the Safety+ feature of redbus?

    A: redBus always looks out for the proper safety and comfort of their travelers. Thus with the Safety+ feature, it is assured that buses will be deep cleaned, and regular temperature checks, staff wearing masks, and hand sanitizers will be provided to everyone. This is to make sure there is no favorable environment for Covid-19 to spread.

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