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Bus From Kuantan to Kota Bharu

Kuantan to Kota Bharu Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Cheapest Bus Ticket
6 hrs 30 mins
Kota Bharu
RM 30.00

Kuantan to Kota Bharu Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
08:30 AM
Last Bus
11:00 PM
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Kuantan to Kota Bharu Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Ekspres Perdana 09:30 AM 11:00 PM 6 hrs 30 mins
Ekspres Mutiara 10:00 AM 11:00 PM 6 hrs 30 mins
Mayang Sari Express 08:30 AM 10:30 PM 6 hrs 30 mins
Sani Express 08:30 AM 06:00 PM 6 hrs 30 mins
Asia Express 09:00 PM 11:30 PM 6 hrs 30 mins

Kuantan to Kota Bharu Bus

Kuantan is located on the east coast of the peninsula of Malaysia and is the largest city in the region. It is also the capital of the Pahang state making it the economic and travel hub for the area. Kuantan’s history dates back to 1851 and it continues to be rich in history and diversity to this day. The city and the surrounding region are known for its rich handicrafts and unique foods like salted fish.

Visitors from all over are enthralled by the beauty of the batik work on display. Kota Bharu is located in the north-east section of the Malaysian Peninsula, located close to Thailand. It is the capital of the Kelantan State which enjoys a rich Islamic influence.

The distance between Kuantan and Kota Bharu is 368 km. This distance is covered in six hours, though some buses might take longer if they have more stops scheduled on the way. There are four bus services that run on this route with around six buses running each day. While air travel might be quicker, most locals opt for bus travel as it is a much cheaper means of transportation.

Kuantan to Kota Bharu Bus Details

The bus services that provide the connections between Kuantan and Kota Bharu are Transnasional, Perdana Express, Utama Express, and Express Mutiara. Of this, Transnasional is the most popular and well-liked with the most frequent buses offering superior facilities and other on-board services. All the routes cost less than RM 35 with all the services offering around the same price. You should plan your journey depending upon the bus you want to travel in and the time that it is available. The first bus running on this route starts at 8:45 am and is operated by Transnasional while the last bus leaves from Kuantan at 11:45 pm and is run by Utama Express from Terminal Kuantan Sentral.

All the buses that leave from the terminal are well-maintained with clean and efficient services. With certain services, passengers are provided with an e-ticket which allows for an easier and hassle-free travel experience.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

For those who are making their first trip to the Kota Bharu region, there is much to see and do. Here are the best things to do in Kota Bharu:

  • Irama Beach: If you are looking to get away from the city and find some quiet time by the water, then head here. A quiet stretch of sand will meet you with stalls selling fresh coconut water.
  • Istana Jahar: This is one of the most popular destinations in the city. The museum dates back to 1887 and is the perfect place for you to begin learning about the Kelantanese culture.
  • Galas River: This is one of the main rivers in the city and is part of a much larger water body. Many people enjoy taking a boat ride in the evening when the air transforms into something magical.
  • Ventral Market: Satisfy your shopping itch here while also grabbing an authentic and lip-smacking lunch. They sell fresh produce, spices, brassware, and textiles.

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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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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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