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Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Malacca

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Kuala Lumpur to Malacca Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Transnasional 11:45 23:45 1 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
Cepat Express 16:00 16:30 2 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Mayang Sari Express 07:00 20:30 2 hrs 21 mins VIEW PRICE
KKKL Express 06:30 21:30 2 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
Mega Star Transportation (Kejora Express) 01:00 05:45 2 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

Kuala Lumpur to Malacca Bus

Malacca or Southern Malay’s Melaka is Malaysia’s 14th largest city and draws its name from the Strait of Malacca. It is the state’s capital city besides being considered a heritage site by UNESCO and the unofficial capital of Malaysia. To know the architecture and culture of the city, you can visit familiar landmarks while traveling in a festively decorated cycle-rickshaw. Kaula Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is about 145 km away, taking an average of 2 hours and 30 minutes via bus.

The road distance is 150 km and a number of bus operators like KKKL Express, Delima Express, Transnasional, and Mayang Sari Express run on this route. It takes the fastest bus, the Mayang Sari Express, 2 hours and 12 minutes to reach Malacca (Melaka). Passengers have a choice of 45 buses. There are 26 buses that operate between 12 pm and 6 pm and a total of 19 buses after 6 pm.

Kuala Lumpur to Malacca (Melaka) Bus Details

The pick-up point for buses traveling to Malacca (Melaka) from Kuala Lumpur is TBS or Terminal Bersepadu Selatan which connects Kuala Lumpur to the Southern cities of Malaysia like Malacca (Melaka). To get to TBS, you can use the Monorail, LRT or KTM Komuter, from the Bandar Tasik Selatan to TBS.

Regular travelers and tourists prefer traveling in a bus as it is the cheapest and most convenient mode of travel due to the regular frequency of buses. The bus coaches available on the route are SVIP, Standard, and Executive. The cost of the trip varies between RM 10 to RM 14 and may be subject to changes depending on the season and coach type that’s selected.

At TBS, one needs to get to the right counter like Counters B or C for the fastest bus coach by Mayang Sari which departs at 12:30 pm and reaches Malacca at 2:42 pm. If you are a tourist, you can use the shuttle buses or taxis if you need to move around the city of Malacca.

Things to do in Malacca (Melaka) 

The Malacca (Melaka) bus station is not very close to the landmarks. Here are the must-visit places in and around Malacca (Melaka):

  • Jonker Walk is for the shopaholics who love bargaining in tune with music and fun.
  • The two museums, the Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum and the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, are meant for people who want to learn about Malacca (Melaka), its history, culture, art, and architecture. 
  • The Christ Church and St. Peter’s Church are Dutch remnants. The preserved body of St Francis Xavier was placed here before being shifted to the Basilica in Goa. The bell here is three centuries old and is from Goa in India.
  • Taming Sari Revolving Tower is the perfect place for a 360-degree view of Malacca (Melaka) from 260 ft above.
  • The Malacca Zoo is approximately 54 acres and houses more than 1,200 animals.

To enjoy the bus ride and to have a hassle-free journey in Malaysia, book your tickets with redBus.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.

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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 Malacca?

    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 from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca?

    A: There are around 10 bus companies that offer buses from KL to Melaka such as Transnasional, Mayang Sari Express, KKKL Express, Delima express, and Mega Star Transportation (Kejora Express). Download the interactive and user-friendly app or vist the official website to know more.

    Q-7 ) What is the quality of the buses that travel from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca?

    A: KL to Melaka bus services are operated by high-quality companies that are equipped with AC and other amenities. They have some standard buses but most of them are SVIP or executive class buses. They have LCD coaches with a lot of leg space which makes the journey luxurious and comfortable. People who have used these services are happy with their timeliness and reliable service. They have enough space to carry luggage as well.

    Q-8 ) What are some of the attractive features of the buses that travel from KL to Melaka?

    A: Most of the buses are luxury buses that provide WiFi access and CCTV surveillance for a safe journey. There are LED TVs for the entertainment of passengers. They also have USB ports for every seat and charging points for electronic gadgets so that you do not run out of battery on your journey. They also have their friendly staff helping passengers with their seating and any other queries that they might have about the trip. There are even onboard restrooms on some of the buses.

    Q-9 ) What are the timings, journey duration, and frequency of buses from KL to Melaka?

    A: The first bus departs at 3 PM and the last KL to Melaka bus departs at 10.30 PM. The total duration of the journey is between 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes approximately. Between 3 Pm and 10.30 PM, you could catch any bus within half an hour of each other. Please check with the bus operator for the exact departure time. Make sure you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time for timely boarding.

    Q-10 ) What are the pick-up and drop-off points of buses from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca? What points can I board the bus from?

    A: Most buses have pick-up points at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan but from different counters. The drop-off point for all the buses is Melaka Central. Both the pick-up and drop-off points are very convenient as they are city centers. To know which counter your specific bus is departing from, please check with the bus operator.

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

    A: You can easily purchase tickets from the redBus app or website at cheap rates. They run a lot of attractive deals and discounts on tickets so it is a good idea to check the app or website from time to time to get cheap tickets for your preferred date. They even allow you to reschedule your journey in a convenient manner.

    Q-12 ) What are some of the top tourist places in Malacca?

    A: St. Paul’s church, Christ Church, Stadthuys, Melaka Sultanate Palace, Cheng Ho’s museum, and A’Famosa rate high amongst places to visit in Malacca. You could also plan your trip with redBus which will take care of tickets to help you commute to your destination.

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