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There are 3 ways to get from Johor Bahru to Singapore by subway, bus or car

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Subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the subway from Marsiling to City Hall North South Line

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Woodlands Checkpoint Out to Queen Street Bus Terminal Cw2 / ...

$1 - $8

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Johor Bahru to Singapore 28.6 km

$4 - $7

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Conditions of entry into Singapore from Malaysia

  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Singapore
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Brunei, China, New Zealand and Taiwan

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Rules to follow in Singapore

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Singapore from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Singapore is 1800 333 9999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Singapore is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Singapore is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 333 9999.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Singapore is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Johor Bahru to Singapore is to subway which costs RM 3 - RM 10 and takes 50 min.

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The fastest way to get from Johor Bahru to Singapore is to drive. Taking this option will cost RM 14 - RM 22 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Woodlands Checkpoint Out and arriving at Queen Street Bus Terminal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marsiling and arriving at City Hall. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Johor Bahru and Singapore is 22 km. The road distance is 28.6 km.

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The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Singapore without a car is to subway which takes 50 min and costs RM 3 - RM 10.

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The subway from Marsiling to City Hall takes 50 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Johor Bahru to Singapore bus services, operated by Causeway Link, depart from Woodlands Checkpoint Out station.

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Johor Bahru to Singapore train services, operated by SMRT, depart from Marsiling station.

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Johor Bahru to Singapore bus services, operated by Causeway Link, arrive at Queen Street Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Johor Bahru to Singapore.
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  • Distance: 22.1 km
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Singapore?

SMRT operates a vehicle from Marsiling to City Hall every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, Causeway Link operates a bus from Woodlands Checkpoint Out to Queen Street Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 50 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Marsiling to City Hall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
Causeway Link
SBS Transit
Phone
1800 - 287 2727
Website
sbstransit.com.sg
Bus from Woodlands Train Checkpt to The Verge
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
SBS Transit
Transtar Travel
Phone
(65) 6297 9009
Email
enquiry@transtar.travel
Website
transtar.travel
Bus from Johor Bahru CIQ to Opp Great World City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
transtar.travel
SMRT
Phone
1800 336 8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Bus from Woodlands Train Checkpt to Opp Clarke Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg

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Johor Bahru to Singapore train services, operated by SMRT, arrive at City Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johor Bahru to Singapore is 29 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Johor Bahru to Singapore.

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