TBS(Terminal Bersepadu Selatan), located about 10 km south of Kuala Lumpur city centre, is the main long-distance bus terminal in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is integrated with the adjacent Bandar Tasik Selatan station (BTS) rail interchange station and has formed the well-known TBS-BTS integrated transportation hub. It is among the three planned Integrated Transport Terminals (ITT) of Kuala Lumpur. Presently, it is the only one in operation. Originally, it was the bus terminal that was assigned to serve the southbound buses, but TBS has gradually taken over the bus operations for East Coast bound and northbound buses from older city bus terminals. This terminal is fully accessible and equipped with several basic services such as ATMs, baby care rooms, luggage trolleys and luggage storage. There are numerous shops and food joints as well. The available ticketing facilities are as follows :-
- 41 Centralised Ticketing System (CTS) counters
- Seven ticket vending machines
On the other hand, Johor Bahru is the capital of the Malaysian state of Johor. It sits at the southern peak of the Malay Peninsula. It is referred to as one of the most demanded vacation destinations in Malaysia. There are numerous working individuals here, who travel back and forth from their hometowns. Some of the attractions in Johor Bahru are :
- Istana Besar
- Kwong Siew Heritage Gallery
- Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
- Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple
- Danga Bay
Bus is the most cost-effective as well as convenient option available to travel through this bus route from TBS to Johor Bahru.
The total distance between TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) and Johor Bahru is approximately 320.7 km. The time taken by the bus to cover this distance is about 4 hours 15 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions. The fare for the bus ticket from TBS to Johor Bahru ranges from MYR 28 to MYR 40. The first bus from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) departs at 12:30 am and the last bus departs at 11:59 pm.
The drop off point for the passengers is conveniently located at Johor Bahru (JB Larkin Terminal). It is quite well-known among the locals as well as various other travellers and is readily accessible via numerous modes of transportation.
Some of the popular bus service operators include:
- LA Holidays (KKKL Agent)
- Causeway Link Express
- Ekspres Mutiara
- Star Qistna Express
- KKKL Sdn Bhd
- Konsortium Bas Ekspres (Malaysia)
- Sri Maju Group
- Inter Top
- Starmart Express
- The One Travel & Tours
- Seasons Express
- KPB Ekspress
They are very well-known for their punctuality and comfort. Some of the coach services offered by them are :
- Reclining seats
- Fully air conditioned coaches
- Spacious Legroom
- Charging points
Along with these basic amenities, they have well-trained drivers and friendly staff who assist the passengers at all times and aim at providing them with a safe and delightful travelling experience.
To skip the huge lines at the ticketing counters and further save your energy, you can check the seat availability in advance and book the bus tickets online and that too as per your convenience and suitability.