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Malacca to Johor Bahru Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Disabled 08:45 18:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
KKKL Express 00:00 21:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
707 - Inc 07:00 20:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Neoliner Express 11:00 12:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Maraliner 20:30 20:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

Malacca to Johor Bahru Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
2 hours 30 mins
Johor Bahru
SGD 4.92

Malacca to Johor Bahru Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
219 km
Bus Companies
Disabled, KKKL Express, 707 - Inc

Malacca to Johor bahru Bus

Many things can be explored in the two Malaysian cities. However, both Malacca to Johor Bahru consists of a thriving cityscape, which is usually loved by most of the visitors. There is a no better way to experience the two cities than by taking a bus to Kuala Lumpur from Malacca. Traveling from Melaka to Johor by bus is convenient and cost effective way to travel. Most of the famous express bus operator that offers these traveling services by bus from Johor to Melaka includes 707 Inc, S&S International Express, Cepat & Cekap Express , Sri Maju Group, The One Travel & Tours, etc. There are around 6 coach operators providing bus services from Malacca to Kuala Lumpur. Commuters may travel to Johor Bahru for various reasons; however seeking for a comfortable travel experience is a basic requirement of every passenger. Therefore, all the buses running in this route comes with reclining seats, air conditioning, and on-board toilets offering comfort during the journey. A bus takes around 3-4 hours to cover a distance of 225 kms. All the buses plying in this route comes in different categories like Executive, SVIP, Seater and many more. Most of the bus operators ensure safety and comfort of its passengers at all times.

Johor Bahru being located close to Malacca makes it a perfect travel destination for many. However, a diverse network of buses operating in this route creates easy connectivity at different hours of the day. You can choose from a range of 58 buses plying in route. The bus tickets from Malacca to Johor Bahru can be booked at a minimum expense of SGD 8.84, depending on the type of bus you choose to travel. The first leaves at 7:30 am from Malacca Mahkota Medical Centre and last bus leaves from Melaka Sentral at 11:00 pm. Most of the buses plying in this route provides a non stop journey till Johor Bahru.

There are a number of boarding locations in Malacca from where commuters can board their preferred bus and travel in ease. Some of the popular boarding points are Melaka Sentral, Air Keroh, Htak, etc. The only drop location is JB Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor Bahru, where all passengers alight from the bus.

Attractions at Johor Bahru

The destination called Johor Bahru is filled with many interesting places. Some of its attractions are as follows:

  • Legoland
  • Sultan Abu Bakar
  • Old Chinese Temple
  • Hello Kitty Town
  • Little Paris

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Malacca to Johor Bahru Bus

Johor Bahru is 219.8 kilometres from Malacca. Buses on this route take about 3 to 3 hours and 54 minutes to complete the journey. Malacca to Johor Bahru buses are equipped with modern amenities that make it a pleasant journey. The first bus from Malacca leaves at 6:15 a.m. and the last bus to Johor Bahru leaves at 8:30 p.m. There are a total of 31 buses on this route and you can book whichever is more convenient. 

About Malacca

Malacca, also known as Malacca City is the capital of the state of Malacca in Malaysia. Malacca is popular among tourists and locals who wish to explore old Chinese shops and settlements. The city is a cultural hub and also has numerous heritage sites like the Chinese Cheng Hoon Teng temple that dates back to the 17th century. Being a coastal town, Malacca also has a history of international trade. So, people visit Malacca for business and leisure. You can easily book a bus online ticket to and from Malacca as the city is well connected to other major destinations across the country. 

About Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru, is a city on the southernmost end of the Malay Peninsula. It is also the capital of the state of Johor. Johor Bahru is a significant city because it has a causeway that connects Malaysia with Singapore. Johor Bahru is also a tourist destination. You can visit the heritage sites, and tourist spots and enjoy the spectacular waterfront. Since Johor Bahru is a significant city in terms of international travel, it is also connected to important locations across Malaysia. So you can easily book a bus when you need to travel in and around Johor Bahru. Buses are frequently available from cities like Malacca to Johor Bahru. 

Why redBus?

When you book an online bus ticket, you should always choose a reputable platform and redBus is the best option. redBus has several verified bus operators that serve buses on different routes. You will also be able to check updated schedules on redBus. If you are travelling to Johor Bahru, you can easily check the Malacca to Johor Bahru bus schedule before booking a ticket. redBus is a reliable platform for all passengers. You can seek assistance from the support staff round-the-clock for any emergencies, even when you are on the road. You can also track your bus journey, using a live tracking link that is also shareable. 

Places to Stay in Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru has various accommodations that suit different budgets. You will find affordable, mid-range and luxury hotels. So once you book the online bus ticket, choose convenient accommodation. 

Places to Visit in Johor Bahru

  • Johor Zoo

Take a bus Asia Malacca to Johor Bahru and visit the Johor Zoo to see stunning flamingos, majestic elephants, and more than 100 species of animals.

  • Old Chinese Temple

The Old Chinese Temple is an ancient Taoist temple that stands tall amidst skyscrapers.

  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

The Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is the state mosque in Johor and is of extreme religious and historical significance.

  • War Memorial

Book a bus online ticket from redBus and stop by the War Memorial that commemorates the martyrs of the World Wars.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

  • Go on a tour of Istana Besar
  • Spend a day at Legoland Malaysia
  • See exhibits at Kwong Siew Heritage Gallery
  • Enjoy fine dining on Danga Bay
  • Sunbathe at Desaru Beach

Best Food in Johor Bahru

From fine dining restaurants to street food stalls, Johor Bahru has it all. Take a bus from Malacca to Johor Bahru, and savour the flavourful local delicacies.

  • Kuey Teow with herbal soup
  • Nasi Lemak
  • BBQ and fried chicken chop
  • Deep-fried durian
  • Mooncakes

Best Time to Visit Johor Bahru

The best time to visit Johor Bahru is in the time between April to October. This is when you will not have to deal with heavy rains and the weather will be perfect for sightseeing. So, if you are booking a bus ticket, check the Malacca to Johor Bahru bus schedule, and pre-book a bus at a time convenient to you.

Johor Bahru is also known for its wonderful celebrations and festivities. You can visit during any of the festivals and enjoy with the locals. So if you are planning to visit, you can book a bus ticket online from redBus. Here are the festivals that are popular in Johor Bahru.

  • Thaipusam: end of January, beginning of February
  • Chinese New Year: February
  • Johor International Kite Festival: February
  • Chingay Parade: February (20th to 23rd day of every Lunar New Year)
  • Johor Art Festival: June
  • Bon Odori: July
  • Kuda Kepang Festival: August
  • Christmas: December

Boarding Points And Drop-off Points

Boarding Points in Melaka

  • Melaka
  • Melaka Sentral

Drop-off Points in Larkin Bus


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