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Bus From Melaka Sentral

RoutesNumber Of BusesFare Starts From (MYR)
Melaka Sentral to Kuala Lumpur4563.00VIEW PRICE
Melaka Sentral to TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)4548.00VIEW PRICE
Melaka Sentral to Johor Bahru20818.00VIEW PRICE
Melaka Sentral to Larkin Bus Terminal19618.00VIEW PRICE
Melaka Sentral to Penang15140.00VIEW PRICE

Bus To Melaka Sentral

RoutesNumber Of BusesFare Starts From (MYR)
TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) to Melaka Sentral4678.00VIEW PRICE
Kuala Lumpur to Melaka Sentral4618.00VIEW PRICE
Johor Bahru to Melaka Sentral21415.00VIEW PRICE
Penang to Melaka Sentral20842.00VIEW PRICE
Larkin Bus Terminal to Melaka Sentral18815.00VIEW PRICE

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Melaka Sentral bus terminal, commonly called Melaka Sentral, is the main bus station in Malacca. It is located in the Plaza Melaka Sentral, which has been operational for almost 20 years. Melaka bus terminal is just a few km from the city center and some famous tourist sites. The bus terminal is just 2 km away from the AEON Mall Bandaraya Melaka, a popular hangout place, in between Jalan Tun Abdul Razak and Jalan Panglima Awang. This proximity and easy access make it a popular tourist destination, especially during the holidays. Locals, foreigners, and other people from across Malaysia arrive to enjoy the city and Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Melaka Sentral bus terminal was designed based on the Kuala Lumpur International Airport for a comfortable bus station. Since Malacca doesn't have train services, buses are the main public transportation option. The Melaka Sentral serves as the central transport hub, with buses and taxi services operating from here. In addition, local city buses, intercity, and interstate buses operate from this terminal. Direct bus routes are operational to Melaka bus terminal from Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, etc., and from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.The Melaka Sentral terminal acts as a central point for interstate passengers traveling to Singapore as well as domestic passengers who are routed towards the Malaysian Peninsula.

Getting to the Melaka Sentral terminal from within Melaka City 

The best way to reach Melaka Sentral terminal is to take a local bus or a private taxi. Passengers cannot take a train or LRT service. However, it is really close to Melaka Airport located at only 6.4kms away. By taxi, it barely takes 15 minutes from the airport to Melaka Sentral.

  • Bus

Buses are the primary option for traveling in Malacca. Local city buses are available at the Melaka Sentral bus terminal. But they will be arriving at the domestic terminal. It is easier to hop from one terminal to the other to reach here from any part of the city. If you are bound for interstate travel, you must cross to the terminal's other section.

  • Cab

Taxis and cabs are the more comfortable option for reaching the bus terminal. However, cabs can be expensive and not a popular choice, since buses are cheaper and available more frequently.

  • Personal Vehicle

Arriving at the Melaka bus terminal by private vehicle is another option. There is ample parking space, but it is not covered parking. A parking fee is also applied.

Booking Steps for Melaka Sentral Boarding Pass

redBus users can opt for Melaka Sentral boarding pass with a QR Code by following simple booking steps as given below:

  • Passengers can select Melaka Sentral as their ‘source’ and choose any desired destinations. A QR boarding pass widget would then appear on the search result page along with the list of buses available. 
  • The nominal fee for opting for the boarding pass would be provided below. Passengers can keep the opt-in button on to choose the special boarding pass. 
  • Passengers are then required to head to the payment section and complete the payment formalities. Once the payment is made, they will receive an email with their boarding pass and QR Code attached.


In the case of multiple users, the QR codes sent would be with respect to the number of tickets booked. In case of canceling and rescheduling the tickets, passengers need to remember the following points:

  1. If the user cancels the tickets, the boarding pass and QR code would also be canceled, and the users will receive an email confirmation about the cancellation. 
  2. In the case of rescheduling the tickets, a new boarding pass and QR code will be generated, and users will receive the same via email.

At the time of boarding the bus, passengers can find the QR code scanner at the boarding gate of their respective bus company. Also, note that platform details will not be available on the boarding pass. Passengers would need to check the same from the turnstile screen sometime before the departure.

Melaka Sentral Boarding Pass

Amenities Available at Melaka Sentral Bus Terminal

Melaka Sentral has separate sections for the domestic and interstate buses. The terminal has shops and eateries that the passengers and locals enjoy equally. The entire terminal has centralized AC, comfort from the humidity outside. There are four main zones for the bus terminal. Zone A has open spaces and shops. Zone B has ticket counters and playing grounds for children. Zone C is for food, and Zone D has all the parking spaces for cabs and buses.

Being a widely-used bus terminal, Melaka Sentral has several traveller-friendly amenities to make your time there more comfortable:

Facilities at Melaka Sentral


The other facilities here at the bus terminal include,

  • ATMs by several banks to refill your cash 
  • Safe parking space that is functional 24 hr. Locals can arrive at the terminal in their vehicles and park them without issues.
  • Money exchange outlets are another facility that is useful for foreign tourists.
  • A prayer hall is also set inside the terminal for Muslims to do their prayers.
  • Taxi services are available right at the terminal for those who need a private ride to their destinations.
  • Washrooms
  • Eateries, including McDonald’s, inside the Melaka Sentral bus terminal.
  • The terminal has air-conditioned waiting rooms so you can rest comfortably while waiting for your ride.
  • Convenience stores in the terminal will be available for buying some necessities.
  • The terminal is dotted with souvenir shops and convenience stores to stock up on essentials before boarding a bus

 Popular Bus routes

  • Melaka Sentral to Ipoh
  • Melaka Sentral to Johor Bahru
  • Melaka Sentral to Kuala Lumpur
  • Melaka Sentral to Penang
  • Melaka Sentral to Singapore
  • Melaka Sentral to Skudai
  • Melaka Sentral to TBS

Most Popular Bus Operators at Melaka Sentral

Melaka Sentral is a hubspot for buses plying through both domestic and interstate routes. Passengers can make the most of daily bus services to travel to Kuala Lumpur, JB Larkin bus terminal, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), Singapore or Johor Bahru to name a few. The terminal also connects cities like Paka, Penang, Johor, Ipoh, Terengganu, Kuala Lumpur, and many others by road.

The most popular bus operators operating at Melaka Sentral along these routes are:

Travelers can choose from buses that offer SVIP, Executive, or Club Class seating arrangements depending on the operator of their choice on a route. The coaches of these buses are really top-notch in terms of maintenance, seating arrangement, cleanliness, and other services. Passenger safety and security is of utmost importance with bus operators at Melaka Sentral.

Things to Do in Melaka and Melaka Sentral

Melaka is a historically important place in Malaysia. The place has been influenced by the Dutch, English, and Portuguese. You can find many things to do and see in Melaka. Upon reaching Melaka Sentral, one can easily find many places of interest. Some of them are -

  • The night market at Jonker Street, a weekend affair, is famous in Malacca. Handicrafts, clothing items, etc., are available when the street comes alive on the weekend nights, but it is still lively on the other days with restaurants and stalls.
  • Walk along the Melaka River to see the wonderful place under the stars and lights. This will be a wonderful experience for couples where they can also enjoy dinner on the banks.
  • Melaka Straits Mosque is a beautiful place to visit in the morning and during the sunset. The mosque gives a picturesque view of the calm sea.
  • Pulau Upeh, an island away from the city, is the perfect spot to see the Hawksbills turtles, an endangered species. Their nesting period is from March to June.
  • Pulau Besar, or Big island, is a wonderfully tranquil place for photography and relaxation.
  • St. Paul’s Church was built by the Portuguese, and all that is left now is its ruins. This is a popular Instagram-worthy place. The authorities maintain this place where you can see inscriptions and the tomb.
  • Freeport A’Famosa Outlet Village is a Dutch-style shopping place with 70 international brands.
  • Stadthuys is the city center square with the iconic red-colored buildings, which makes it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Christ Church near the square is also painted in red and is one of the oldest structures created by the Dutch. The clock tower makes the place an excellent spot for photography.
  • The Sultanate Palace Museum tells you the history of Malacca. You will also see several local legends. It is located on the eastern side of the Famosa Fort.

You can book your bus online ticket from all major cities in Malaysia to reach the Melaka Sentral Bus terminal. From this terminal, walk to the local bus station to get buses that connect you to these places.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.

Melaka Sentral Address and Contact Information

Melaka Sentral Address 

Terminal Pasar Bazaar,

Jalan Tun Razak,

Plaza Melaka Sentral,

75400 Melaka

Telephone Number: 06-2881340

Popular Bus Operators at Melaka Sentral

There are a number of bus companies/operators providing valuable transport services at Melaka Sentral. All the buses come with neat and clean interiors. They also ensure passenger comfort and safety at all times. Some of the popular bus operators are:

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Q: Where would I find the QR scanner at Melaka Sentral Terminal?
A: You would find the QR code scanner at the boarding area of Melaka Sentral Terminal. The QR scanner also has a turnstile that would show you the platform number after scanning the code.
Q: What discounts are available on Melaka Sentral bus tickets?
A: Melaka Sentral is a popular bus terminal and passengers booking their bus tickets on redBus can avail upto 20% discount on Melaka Sentral bus booking.
Q: Is it mandatory to select the boarding pass option while rescheduling the ticket?
A: No, passengers have an option to deselect the boarding pass by using the toggle key while rescheduling the ticket.
Q: Will I find a redBus counter at the terminals?
A: At the moment we do not have our own counters at the terminals. However, for any questions you can contact us through the Call Center or go to the Bus Operator's own counter.
Q: Do I need to print the boarding pass?
A: It is recommended that you take a print of both your bus ticket and boarding pass since these are not the other’s replacements. Besides, every bus company has different policies, and you might also be required to show the same while boarding.
Q: Should I book my bus ticket at the counter or on the redBus platform?
A: There are 2 ways in which you can buy a bus ticket nationwide. You can physically go to the terminal of your choice, go to the counter of the bus operator with which you want to travel, queue, select a seat and book your ticket. Or if you prefer you can visit and reserve your seat in 5 minutes from the comfort of your home or office.