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Bus From Shah alam to Kota bharu

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Shah alam to Kota bharu Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Sani United 08:30 21:05 8 hrs 46 mins VIEW PRICE
Sani Express 08:30 21:05 8 hrs 46 mins VIEW PRICE

Shah alam to Kota bharu Bus

Shah Alam is the capital city of the Selangor state in Malaysia. The city is the hub of the automotive industry which is the headquarters of various automotive giants. It has some great tourist attractions including Garden of Islamic Arts, Sultan Alam Shah Museum, and Blue Mosque being the top tourist destinations. The city makes the majority of its capital via tourism. Kota Bharu which means “New Fort” in Malay is situated in the Northeastern part of peninsular Malaysia. Being home to many old mosques, museums, and royal palaces, the city has a rich cultural heritage.

It takes 6 to 7 hours to cover the 458 km distance between Shah Alam and Kota Bharu by road. A number of bus companies operate on this route between these two cities. There are 5 bus coach companies that provide their services between these two cities. These bus coaches provide a total of 8 trips from Shah Alam to Kota Bharu. The bus fares are as low as RM 47 for adults. The last bus from Alaya bus services departs at 9:30 pm from Shah Alam and reaches Kota Bharu at 5 in the morning. These overnight trips are preferred by working adults as they could save daytime.

Shah Alam to Kota Bharu Bus Details

The two most popular bus service providers between the cities of Shah Alam and Kota Bharu are Transnasional and Perdana Express. These bus service providers majorly provide two trips, i.e. one in the morning and then late at night. Transnasional is the largest bus service provider on this route as well as in Malaysia being preferred by commuters because of its reliable services, comfortable seating, and low ticket costs.

The first bus from Shah Alam to Kota Bharu leaves at 08:30 am in the morning from the Shah Alam Bus Terminal Section 17, Selangor. Shah Alam Bus Terminal at Seksyen 13 is majorly preferred as the boarding point by locals because it is convenient to access. The highway resting area is the only stop between the journey for travelers to use the restrooms and toilets. The bus fare from Transnasional is a few cents higher than the other commuters as it deploys double-decker coaches for this route. Kota Bharu bus terminal is the arriving point of this journey.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Things you can enjoy doing in Kota Bharu:

  • Wreck Diving: Diving is a new activity in Kota Bharu and people travel to the IJN Awazisan Maru wreck for wreck diving.
  • Siti Khadijah Market: Siti Khadijah Market is one of the most famous shopping spots in the city of Kota Bharu with most of the sellers being women.
  • Beach Activity: Although strong surf threatens most beaches in Kota Bharu still Pantai Cahaya Bulan is the most famous beach in the city in terms of tourism.

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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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    Shah alam

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    • Terminal Seksyen 17, Shah Alam

    Kota bharu

    • Kota Bharu
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    • Terminal Bas Lembah Sireh


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