There are 3 ways to get from Johor Bahru to Batam by ferry, subway or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre

$17 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 963 bus, ferry  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 963 bus from Opp Marsiling Stn to HarbourFront Int 963 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$15 - $29

1 alternative option

Subway, ferry  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from Marsiling to Dhoby Ghaut North South Line
  2. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$15 - $29

Questions & Answers

The distance between Johor Bahru and Batam is 46 km.

The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Batam without a car is to ferry which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Johor Bahru to Batam, including transfers.

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Batam is 1 h behind Johor Bahru. It is currently 3:45 AM in Johor Bahru and 2:45 AM in Batam.

There are 388+ hotels available in Batam. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johor Bahru to Batam.
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Batam, Indonesia?

Citra Indomas operates a ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam hourly. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Marsiling to Dhoby Ghaut
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
SMRT
Website
smrt.com.sg
Bus from Opp Marsiling Stn to HarbourFront Int
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
journey.smrt.com.sg
Ferry operators
Citra Indomas
Ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
tripbooking.co.id
Book at
easybook.com
Batam Fast Ferries
Website
batamfast.com
Ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
batamfast.com
Horizon ferry
Website
horizonfastferry.com
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
horizonfastferry.com
Majestic Fast Ferry
Website
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Singapore Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg

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