|Bus Operator||First Bus||Last Bus||Duration|
|Sungei Merah||10:30||22:00||1 hrs 0 mins||VIEW PRICE|
|Bus Asia Biaramas||07:30||22:30||6 hrs 22 mins||VIEW PRICE|
Cradled in the wider island of Borneo, the city of Kuching is the capital of Sarawak in Malaysia. Kuching is a foodie’s paradise and is also known as the "Cat City." Tourists from here often travel up to Sarikei, a town in Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located on the Rajang River. Here, right in the middle is an iconic pineapple statue as this fruit grows in abundance. Both places succeed in attracting a huge number of tourists all around the year.
The tourists traveling from Kuching to Sarikei prefer taking a bus ride as it turns out to be both pocket-friendly and time-saving. The road distance between the two is 357 km. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to cover this distance. The commuters can board the bus from the allocated pick-up points and sit back and enjoy the ride on the smooth Malaysian roads.
A bus ride allows the commuters to peacefully observe the remotest of areas that dot the entire route. Tourists prefer the bus ride because it is an economical and convenient option. The scenic beauty that one gets to witness throughout the bus ride will make you enjoy nature’s beauty at its best. These buses ply all through the day. They come with reclining seats and air-conditioned coaches.
Kuching to Sarikei Bus Details
There are several bus operators who help make the entire trip a hassle-free affair. Some of the major bus service providers are Sungei Merah, Bus Asia Biaramas, and Eva Express.
There is a direct bus departing from Kuching and arriving at Sarikei. The first bus of the day leaves from Kuching at around 7:30 am in the morning and the last bus departs somewhere at around 10:30 pm at night.
The cost of the tickets is approximately RM 40. The price of the tickets might vary depending on the coach and the service provider which the commuter decides to pick.
The journey takes around 5 to 6 hours to complete. The bus does stop at random halts so that commuters can take a washroom break and get refreshed. The roads are smooth and the ride is comfortable. The buses are always on time. On some occasions, it might get delayed due to traffic congestions but such moments are rare and they clear up in no time.
Commuters can board the bus from the Kuching station at Kuching. They can get down at the Sarikei Express bus terminal. The tourists can easily book the express bus tickets from the online portal and avail various discounts. This way they won’t have to wait at a counter. Just to be sure about the bookings and to avoid any last-minute booking issues, it is recommended that tourists get their tickets booked in advance, especially during peak tourist season.
Things to do in Sarikei
There are several things that one can do in Sarikei. Some of the famous tourist attractions are as follows:
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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 www.redbus.my . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.
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 www.redbus.my and book your seat within 5 minutes.
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.
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.
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