Taking a bus is a great option to commute from Singapore to Cameron Highlands. They are economical and convenient for passengers. A bus takes around 9-10 hours to cover a distance of 680 kms. Travellers can choose from a fleet of 20 buses plying in this route on a daily basis. Starmart Express and The One Travel & Tours are the 2 operators providing bus services between the two cities. Both the cities are recognized as popular travel destinations. Singapore is a developed island country with a robust transport system. Being a global commerce and transport hub, Singapore witnesses a flock of visitors all around the year. Whereas, numerous visitors from Singapore travel to Cameron Highlands all-round the year. This largest hill station area in Malaysia greets a number of visitors with a mesmerising highland and sprawling tea plantations spread across long stretches of land.
Some of the popular drop points include Brinchang, Jalan Geerja, Strawberry Park Resort, etc. Whereas, a pick up drop points in Singapore are Golden Mile Complex and Golden Mile Tower. The different bus types include SVIP and many more. All the buses comes with comfortable interiors and clean seating arrangements.
The first bus leaves at 10:15 pm from Golden Mile Tower and the last bus departs at 10:45 pm from Boon Lay bus terminal. Most of the buses leave from Golden Mile Tower (major pick up point) and Golden Mile Complex. All the buses drop passengers mostly at Copthorne Hotel (major drop place in Cameron Highlands). You can book bus tickets from Singapore to Cameron Highlands by spending a minimum value of SGD 46.5, depending on the bus type you choose to travel.
All the buses running in this route will have to enter the customs complex. It comprises of Woodlands Checkpoint and Tuas Checkpoint, where passengers would have to alight from their buses without unloading the luggage. All the passengers would need to pass through the customs control and get a stamp stating ‘departure from Singapore’ before boarding their bus again. As soon as the buses enter Malaysia, it would ask their passengers to get down at the right-most corner of Malaysia Customs Complex, where the luggage shall be unloaded for scanning purposes. Then, passengers must receive a stamp stating ‘entry to Malaysia.’
Places of Interests at Cameron Highlands
There is a wide range of places to see in Cameron Highlands. It is a scenic travel destination poised among the hills. It is an ideal location to explore the amazing vistas. Some of the popular places of interests are:
- Boh Plantation
- Lavender Gardens
- Mossey Forest Hike
- Butterfly Farm
- Red Strawberry Farm
- Time Tunnel Museum
- Jungle Trail
- Sam Poh Temple
- Mount Batu Brinchang