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Bus From Kuching to Pontianak

Kuching to Pontianak Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
6 hours 13 mins
MYR 60.00

Kuching to Pontianak Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
346 km

Kuching to Pontianak Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Bus Asia Biaramas 08:30 08:30 9 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
Eva Express 07:00 11:00 8 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE


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.

How do I book a bus from Kuching to Pontianak?

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.

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.

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.

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).

Can I get any discount on Kuching to Pontianak bus tickets?

A: Yes. Passengers can avail upto 20% discount on Kuching to Pontianak bus tickets while booking bus tickets on redBus, Malaysia.

Which is the best offer for Kuching to Pontianak bus tickets on the redBus platform?

A: The offer of upto 20% off on Kuching to Pontianak bus tickets is, indeed, the best offer on the redBus platform as customers can save a lot on their totale bus ticket price.

Kuching to Pontianak Bus

Kuching, the largest city on the island of Borneo, is also the capital of the state of Sarawak and the capital of the district of Kuching. The charming town is one of the cleanest cities and boasts of rich heritage along with the serene beauty of the jungle and the sea. On the contrary, Pontianak is the capital of West Kalimantan in the Indonesian province, on the island of Borneo. Pontianak is a multicultural city and serves as a trading port on the island of Borneo. The town is connected with other cities of Indonesia as well as some cities in Malaysia such as Kuala Lumpur and Kuching.

The distance between Kuching and Pontianak is 351 kilometers by road and the estimated bus trip duration on this route is 8-9 hours.

Four bus coach companies run frequent buses daily on this route and provide travelers with an efficient and economical way to reach Pontianak by road. The bus companies offer their passengers extraordinary services that include comfortable seating, trained and helpful staff, and expert drivers who help in making this journey a convenient and memorable one.

Kuching to Pontianak Bus Details

The four trustworthy and reliable bus operators are Bus Asia Biaramas, Damri Express, EVA Express, and Bintang Jaya Express who provide multiple bus trips from Kuching to Pontianak. Every bus comes complete with beautiful ambiance, well-equipped interiors, and comfortable seating that makes this journey a pleasant travel experience for every passenger.

Eva Express's first bus leaves at 7:00 am in the morning whereas the last bus departs at 11:00 pm from Kuching. The economic bus fare on this route is MYR 45 and may vary to the highest bus fare of MYR 60 on this route. The fare varies depending on the type of bus and the operator of a passenger’s choice. The bus company ensures a superior luxury service for its commuters.

Passengers can choose from a list of pick-up points in Kuching as per their convenience. The same goes for drop-off points as well.

Though several coach operators serve on this route, it is advisable to look for the coach type, punctuality, and amenities offered before booking your seat. It is also advisable to book your bus tickets online as it comes with an added advantage of discount offers or deals.

Don’t wait for the last minute or waste time standing at a counter to book your bus ticket. The user-friendly website and app of redBus offer a wide variety of options when it comes to bus timings, seat selection, amenities provided, and much more. So, to avoid that last-minute rush and stress, book your tickets online.

Things to do in Pontianak

Pontianak is the bustling city of Kalimantan and proudly attracts visitors to experience the beauty of the longest waterway of Indonesia. The city is home to various tourist attractions and here is a list of a few not-to-miss attractions:

  • Equatorial Monument
  • Cruise at Kapuas River
  • Kadriah Palace (Istana Kadriah)
  • Cathedral of St. Joseph
  • Pondok Seafood “Abang Kepiting”

Visit, your official guide to discovering and booking a comfortable and safe bus journey that best suits your individual needs and requirements. To know more about bus operators, routes, timings, fares, and much more, log on to the official website of redBus or download the app now.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check locally for any last-minute changes.

  • Bus Asia Biaramas
  • Eva Express


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

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

    Offers on Kuching to Pontianak Bus Tickets

    redBus offers amazing offers and discounts to its customers on online bus tickets booking. Customers can enjoy upto 20% off on their Kuching to Pontianak bus tickets. Select any of the buses available on Kuching to Pontianak bus route and make your journey extremely affordable by grabbing upto 20% off on bus tickets. 

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    Travel Safety during Covid-19

    Covid-19 Updates on Kuching to Pontianak Bus Route

    Travel Safe from Kuching to Pontianak during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • While traveling from Kuching to Pontianak during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Kuching to Pontianak route on this page.
    Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
    • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Kuching to Pontianak during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
    List of Useful Resources
    • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.
    Key Points to Remember for Interstate Travelers
    • There are different travel guidelines for different states in Malaysia with respect to the number of Coronavirus cases. While traveling from Kuching to Pontianak by bus, passengers should remember some of the key points on MCO, bus schedule, closing of borders etc.
    Interstate Travel during MCO
    • The Government of Malaysia has been issuing new guidelines with respect to MCO and CMCO in place. The passengers have to make sure that they follow all the travel guidelines applicable to Pontianak while traveling from Kuching to Pontianak.
    Updates on Cross-border travel during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • Malaysia is well connected with neighboring countries like Singapore and Thailand. So, if you are also one of the cross-border travelers, you have to keep in mind the travel restrictions applicable to the source and destination countries, especially during a round-trip bus travel.

    General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Pontianak

    Mandatory Mask
    Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
    Sanitizing hands
    Temperature checks at public places

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