There are 11 ways to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani by bus, train, car, plane, car ferry or subway

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

Bus Mayang Sari Express  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Sungai Petani

$19

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas KTM Intercity
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Sungai Petani

$15 - $25

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur
  2. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Sungai Petani

$17 - $25

Bus StarMart Express  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Singapore to Sungai Petani

$40 - $42

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani 443.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Johor Bahru to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Alor Setar (AOR) JHB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani

$35 - $91

Fly Johor Bahru to Penang, car ferry, KTM Komuter  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Penang (PEN) JHB - PEN
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Sungai Petani

$27 - $109

Fly Johor Bahru to Ipoh, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Ipoh (IPH) JHB - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Sungai Petani

$45 - $156

Fly Singapore to Ipoh, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Singapore (SIN) to Ipoh (IPH) SIN - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Sungai Petani

$50 - $259

Subway to Singapore, fly to Penang, car ferry, KTM Komuter  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the subway from Marsiling to Khatib
  2. Fly from Singapore (SIN) to Penang (PEN) SIN - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Sungai Petani

$22 - $142

Subway to Singapore, fly to Hat Yai, KTM Komuter  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from Marsiling to Khatib
  2. Fly from Singapore (SIN) to Hat Yai (HDY) SIN - HDY
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Sungai Petani

$68 - $197

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani is to bus which costs RM 75 and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani is to fly and train which costs RM 180 - RM 650 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani is 590 km. The road distance is 709 km.

Get driving directions

The bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Sungai Petani takes 9 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JB Larkin Terminal and arriving at Sungai Petani. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani. However, there are services departing from Johor Bahru Sentral and arriving at Sungai Petani via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Sungai Petani, Malaysia?

Mayang Sari Express operates a bus from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani once daily. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani via Gemas in around 12 h 14 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Singapore to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Flights from Singapore to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Flights from Singapore to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Flights from Singapore to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Singapore to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Singapore to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Singapore to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Flights from Singapore to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Singapore to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Singapore to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $260
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Singapore to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Singapore to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Singapore to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $190
Flights from Singapore to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Flights from Johor Bahru to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Singapore to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Singapore to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore to Penang via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $11
Gold
$14 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $22
Train from Gemas to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $14
Gold
$19 - $22
Platinum
$25 - $30
Train from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
Train from Ipoh to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $12
Train from Padang Besar to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $6
Platinum
$6 - $8
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$2 - $3
Superior
$4 - $6
Superior Night
$6 - $8
Premier
$8 - $10
Premier Night
$12 - $15
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Padang Besar to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Marsiling to Khatib
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
KKKL Express
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CustomerService@busticketonline.com
Bus from Larkin Bus Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Bus from Singapore to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
12 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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