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Bus From Singapore to Johor Bahru

Singapore to Johor Bahru Bus Service

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Johor Bahru

Singapore to Johor Bahru Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
08:00 AM
Last Bus
10:34 PM
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Singapore to Johor Bahru Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Transtar Cross Border 08:00 AM 10:34 PM 1 hrs 18 mins

Singapore to Johor Bahru Bus

The capital of the Malaysian state of Johor has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its calm and leisure bay. Though it is a state majorly made by the Mughal emperor, Sultan Abu Bakar, it is known mainly for a Hindu Temple, Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamann Glass Temple, and is also famous for the state Mosque. The city is also known for its nightlife, shopping malls, and theme parks.

Johor Bahru is not only a transit hub between Malaysia and Singapore but also an interesting place to explore for tourists. The region is home to several palaces, temples, wildlife reserves and theme parks.

Singapore and Johor Bahru are 24 km apart. The bus ride from Singapore to Johor Bahru takes about 49 min. The bus service provided by Causeway Link, Transtar Travel and SBS Transit departs from QSB Terminal and arrives at Woodlands Checkpoint. Every week, 994 buses run between the two cities. But weekend and holiday schedules for buses to Johor Bahru may vary, so check ahead of time.

About Singapore

Singapore is a lively city located just off Malaysia's southern point. It features a magnificent blend of Chinese, Malaysian, Indian, English and Arab cultures, all with a Singaporean touch. Lion City, as it is known, is replete with delicious culinary delights, cutting-edge infrastructure and exhilarating nightlife.

Even though Singapore is a small country, there is plenty to explore. It is only 50 km broad and 27 miles long, but it contains many must-see neighbourhoods, including Bugis, Marina Bay, Little India, Financial District, Chinatown and Sentosa Island.

The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is a quick and cheap way to go around Singapore. Because the rail system is vast, most of the best tourist spots are all within easy reach of an MRT station.

About Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru (also known as JB) is Malaysia's southernmost city. JB is linked with its neighbouring Singapore by two bridges. The city is a key industrial, tourism and commercial centre for southern Malaysia and one of the country's largest industrial cities.

Some of the most well-known sites and attractions in Johor Bahru are Istana Besar, Bangunan Sultan Ibrahim, Istana Bukit Serene, Sultan Iskandar Complex and Istana Pasir Pelangi.

To spend a fun day out, consider shopping at one of the several shopping malls or visiting the Danga Bay or Johor Zoo. 

Things to Do in Johor Bahru

The historical, cultural, and other enjoyable attractions which make Johor Bahru a place to visit are:

  • Visit LEGOLAND Malaysia: This theme park features thrilling rides, water slides and the Sea Life aquarium.
  • Walk around Tan Hiok Nee Heritage Street: This is a medieval street with antique stores, boutique eateries and restaurants.
  • Get an Aerial View of the City: Skyscape is JB's premier aerial entertainment venue that offers breathtaking panoramic views.
  • Try the Local Cuisine at Medan Selera Meldrum Walk: A foodie's wonderland, you will find local dishes such as Fried Kway Teow, BBQ Chicken Wings, Fried Carrot Cake and other seafood delicacies here.
  • Shop at Johor Premium Outlets: JPO has over 150 stores from where you can buy luxury products at a discounted price.
  • Take Pictures at Istana Bukit Serene: The palace gives an aerial view of Singapore. It features Art Deco architecture, beautiful carvings and perfectly groomed gardens.
  • Explore the Cafés around Mount Austin: Enjoy a mug of coffee or a full brunch at one of the city's numerous must-visit cafés.
  • Meet the Wildlife at Johor Zoo: Johor Zoo is Malaysia's oldest zoo, housing about 100 different animals, such as Indo-Chinese tigers, hippos and elephants.
  • Go Ice Skating: Skate away the summer heat at Paradigm Mall JB's Blue Ice Skating Rink.
  • Visit the Forest City: The Forest City is the perfect getaway from the city. It is a lush futuristic paradise perched along the shore of Johor Bahru.

Best Time to Visit Johor Bahru

The best time to visit JB is from April to October. Avoid the city during monsoon season, which is from November to February and sees severe rainstorms. Regardless of the weather, temperatures in JB remain stable throughout the year. The sea water temperature is pleasant for swimming all year round.

Bon Odori, commonly known as Obon, is a traditional Japanese summer festival; you can join in the cultural festivities with Japanese students and ex-pats in JB.

Other major celebrations and events of Johar Bahru include the Kuda Kepang Festival (a horse-riding dance), the Johor International Kite Festival, the Johor Art Festival, and the Chingay Parade (part of the Chinese New Year festivities).

Bus Service between Singapore and Johor Bahru

One of the most popular routes linking Malaysia and Singapore is through Johor Bahru. A bus from Singapore to JB takes slightly more than an hour.

You can find luxury buses at reasonable prices for this route. The cost of a bus ticket from Singapore to JB ranges from SGD 3 to SGD 11. This route has over 110 buses daily, with some days seeing up to 250 buses.

Between Singapore and JB, there are two border checkpoints. Both checkpoints are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Make sure you carry your passport and other important documents to ensure hassle-free immigration. 

Boarding and Drop-Off Points

Buses from Singapore to JB operate at various pick-up and drop-off locations. The major boarding spots on this route include

  • Changi Airport
  • Woodlands Civic Ctr
  • Opp Great World City
  • Resort World Sentosa
  • Expo MRT Stn Exit B
  • Tuas Checkpoint
  • Blk16 Cantonment Link
  • Raffles Town Club
  • Thong Teck Building

Gelang Patah Terminal and Johor Checkpoint are the two main drop-off points for buses from Singapore to JB.

Certain spots of these boarding and drop-off points vary depending on the bus company.

Popular Bus Companies from Singapore To JB

The most frequently boarded bus is Transtar Cross Border as compared to Singapore-Johor Express and Causeway Link Express.The buses to JB are largely economy class, with 2+2 seating. Book your Singapore to JB bus tickets online to find the best bus seats.

According to the Singapore to JB bus schedule, buses run from 8:00 am to 10:34 pm. Buses may stop on the highway for a 5-10 min break.

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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    How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?

    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 Singapore to Johor Bahru?

    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?

    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?

    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?

    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).

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    Can I travel between Malaysia and Singapore by bus?

    Yes, from 1st April 2022, you can travel between Malaysia and Singapore by bus as the borders have re-opened. Ensure that you follow all the guidelines issued by the governments of the respective countries to have a smooth travel experience.

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