TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) is located approximately 10 km south of Kuala Lumpur city centre. It 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 forms the famous TBS-BTS integrated transportation hub. It is one of the three planned Integrated Transport Terminals (ITT) of Kuala Lumpur. At present, it is the only one in operation. Initially, it was intended to be the bus terminal serving southbound buses, TBS gradually took over bus operations for East Coast bound and northbound buses from older city bus terminals. The terminal is fully accessible and equipped with various amenities such as ATMs, baby care rooms, luggage trolleys and luggage storage. There are various shops and restaurants as well. The ticketing facilities available :-
- 41 Centralised Ticketing System (CTS) counters
- Seven ticket vending machines
Whereas, Marang, a fishing town, is a town within the state of Terengganu. It is located on the South China Sea coast on the main highway between Kuala Terengganu and Kuantan. It is about 20 kilometres away from the south of Kuala Terengganu. As a gateway to Kapas Island and Gem Island, Marang Jetty or Jeti Marang offers boat departures and arrivals connecting the town of Marang to the two respective islands. Several people travel from TBS to Marang by bus.
The total distance between TBS and Marang is about 437 km. The time taken by bus to cover this distance is around 6 hours 35 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions. The bus ticket price for this route is about SGD 14.54. The first bus from TBS departs at 10:00 am and the last bus departs at 11:20 pm.
The popular bus service providers include :
- Jasa Pelangi Ekspres
- Darul Iman Express
The arrival point in Marang is conveniently located at :
- Marang (Pejabat Daerah)
Both the departure as well as arrival points are conveniently located at places easily accessible through various modes of transportation.
All the services, offered by the coaches, aim at providing the passengers with optimum comfort and delightful travelling experience throughout the journey. Some of the services offered by them include:
- Reclining seats
- Fully air conditioned coaches
- Charging Points
- Spacious Legroom
To skip the queue at the ticketing counters and further save your time and energy you can check the seat availability in advance and book the online bus tickets to your destination as per your convenience.