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Bus From Kuching to Sibu

Kuching to Sibu Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
6 hours 13 mins

Kuching to Sibu Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
315 km

Kuching to Sibu Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Eva Express 08:30 22:03 -4 hrs -15 mins VIEW PRICE

Kuching to Sibu Bus

Kuching to Sibu is frequently one of the most popular routes taken by passengers. The distance between the two cities is 313 kilometres, and it can be easily covered in 6 hours and 30 minutes if the bus takes Route 1/AH150. Several buses run on this route, and these buses have several amenities like recliner seats, air conditioners, etc. The Kuching to Sibu bus departs from the Kuching bus terminal and arrives directly at the bus terminal in Sibu.Around 5-8 buses travel along this route, the first bus leaves for Sibu from Kuching at 9:30 AM, and the last bus leaves around 10 PM.

About Kuching

Kuching is the capital of Sarawak, a state in Malaysia. Several things make Kuching famous. Most of the famous and historic buildings in this city are located along the Sarawak River. This compact city has narrow streets but is vibrant with life. The city is inhabited by about 45% of the Chinese population. There are several Chinese temples and mosques here.

One of the best parts of Kuching is its architecture from the colonial era. You can see the traditional houses made of wood standing on stilts. Not just that, several wildlife parks begin in this city itself, adding to flora and fauna. It is the 4th largest city in Malaysia. It is also the cleanest city in Malaysia. It also has the reputation of being one of the healthiest cities in the world.

About Sibu

Sibu is one of the most popular inland cities in the Sarawak region in Malaysia, known for its food. Sibu, located in Sarawak's centre region along the Rajang River, serves as a gateway to a beautiful part of Borneo, with tourists flocking to see the longhouses and other Chinese cultural attractions. The town has its symbol in the form of a Swan, a statue of which is present at the Sibu Wharf Terminal.

Some of the famous attractions in this town are Sungai Merah Heritage Walk, Hoover Memorial Garden, the Tua Pek Kong Temple, Lau King Home Medical Museum, etc. The Borneo Cultural Festival is the most famous event in this town. 

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Weather in Sibu

Sibu has a hot climate. The humidity here is high, with an overcast climate most of the time. It is located close to the river and the ocean. The wettest season is from October to April and the comparative dry season is till October.

Places to stay in Sibu

You will find several places to stay in Sibu like hotels, resorts, homestays and longhouses.

Best Food in Sibu

Some of the foods you must try in Sibu are -

  • Kam pua mee
  • Konpia
  • Prawn noodles
  • Dueng mian ngu
  • Bian nyuk

You can taste these dishes at local restaurants in Sibu.

Things to do in Sibu

  • Visit the tallest building of Sarawak, the Wisma Sanyan
  • Shop at Sibu Central Market
  • Birdwatching at the Bukit Lima Nature Reserve
  • Stay at the Bawang Assan Longhouse
  • Attend the Borneo Cultural Festival
  • Enjoy the street food
  • Explore the town's history at Sibu Heritage Centre
  • Visit the Lau King Howe Hospital Memorial Museum

Places to visit in Sibu

  • Sibu Gateway: The Sibu Gateway is a downtown attraction with a lighted fountain, a park, and a Swan statue encircled by 12 Chinese zodiac signs.
  • Bawang Assan Iban Longhouses: Bawang Assan is an 18th-century Iban village with nine longhouses located about 40 minutes by boat or road from Sibu. Visitors can see how longhouses have evolved to keep up with the times by looking at the longhouses, which range from the highly traditional to the relatively modern.
  • Sibu Civic Centre Heritage Museum: The Sibu Legacy Centre is built in the former Sibu Municipal Council building and shows the rich cultural heritage of the Central Region's many ethnic groups. The Sibu Cultural Heritage Museum has a wonderful collection of antiques, relics, photographs, and cultural displays on the Rejang's diverse ethnic groups.
  • Swan Monument: The Swan Monument is one of the most famous landmarks of Sibu. There is a beautiful sculpture of a giant swan, and several swans surround it.
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral: The cathedral is famous as it is where the Roman Catholic Bishop of Sibu presides. The cathedral is beautiful, and you must visit it if you are in Sibu.
  • Yu Lung San Tien En Si Temple: This is one of the most beautiful temples in Malaysia. It is the largest temple in the South-East Asian region. It is a Chinese temple that is full of colours.
  • Lin's Swan Garden: The garden is close to the town centre, directly next to the Sibu Gateway. There are a lot of swan statues, so it's great if you need swan or avian drawing inspiration.
  • Sibu Heritage Centre: Sibu Heritage Centre is a museum/gallery that showcases the rich and lively cultural heritages of Sarawak's Central Region ethnic groups. It also has a wonderful collection of antiques, relics, photographs, and cultural displays.
  • Sungai Merah Heritage Walk: It is a beautiful walking trail where you can take a quick stroll when you are in Sibu.
  • Hoover Memorial Garden: Located in Sungai Merah, this memorial is dedicated to Rev James Hoover, the first missionary to arrive in Sibu. The garden is small, yet it is a wonderful place to relax if you want to avoid crowds and noises.
  • Tua Pek Kong Temple: During festivities such as Chinese New Year, the temple is beautifully decorated, and sometimes fascinating shows are put on. There is a 100-year-old tree in front of the temple that makes it popular.
  • Lau King Home Medical Museum: The Lau King Howe Hospital Memorial Museum is one of Sibu Heritage Trail's nine notable sites unveiled in 2012. The medical museum is Malaysia's first and only one.

Travel Options in Sibu

Sibu is connected to other parts of Sarawak through land and water. Getting around Sibu will not be a problem as the town is small enough to explore by walking. You can easily find taxis and buses to go around the place. The small bus terminal is available near the Central Market.

Best time to visit Sibu

Ideally, it would be best to visit Sibu in February and March as the weather is quite pleasant and the place does not get messy due to normal rainfall. During these months, the maximum temperature is around 30 degrees. Alternatively, you can also visit Sibu in June, July and August as the rain are low and the temperature peaks out at 30 degrees. In Sibu, around August, you can attend the Borneo Cultural Festival. Even the Sibu International Dance Festival is conducted in these months. Therefore, you should plan your travel accordingly.

Bus fare from Kuching to Sibu

The bus fare on the Kuching to Sibu route is MYR 60 on all buses. When you book a bus ticket online, you will notice that some buses charge less for children under 12.

Popular Bus Companies from Kuching to Sibu

Some of the popular bus companies for the Kuching to Sibu route are -

  • Eva Express
  • Sungai Merah Bus Bhd

Boarding And Drop-Off Points

Boarding Points in Kuching

  • Terminal Kuching Sentral

Drop-Off Points in Sibu

  • Sibu

How to book Kuching to Sibu bus tickets online on redBus?

To book Kuching to Sibu bus tickets online on redBus, follow the steps mentioned below -

  • Scroll up to the top of this page.
  • Click on ‘Modify’ to change the date. You can also use this option to change the route. After selecting the date, click on ‘Search’.
  • You will see the list of buses from Kuching to Sibu for your chosen date. Compare and choose a bus.
  • Next, select seats, boarding and drop-off points.
  • Enter passenger details and proceed to pay.
  • Make the payment to confirm the booking. You will receive your bus ticket online via email and SMS.


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.

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.

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 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 book a bus from Kuching to Sibu?

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.

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

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

  • Eva Express
  • Sungai Merah Bus Bhd.

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