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There are 9 ways to get from Johor to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly Senai to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  2h 28m

  1. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) JHB - SZB

RM 162 - RM 383

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Train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas KTM Intercity
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Kuala Lumpur Gemas

RM 32 - RM 66

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Fly Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) SIN - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 140 - RM 848

Fly Senai to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  2h 14m

  1. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) JHB - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 174 - RM 877

Fly Singapore Seletar Apt to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  3h 8m

  1. Fly from Singapore Seletar Apt (XSP) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) XSP - SZB

RM 674 - RM 1741

Bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

RM 41 - RM 49

Bus via Legoland  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Legoland to Swiss-Garden Hotel KL

RM 62

Taxi  •  3h 26m

  1. Take a taxi from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur 332.7 km

RM 550 - RM 700

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur 332.7 km

RM 65 - RM 95

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The cheapest way to get from Johor to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs RM 40 - RM 50 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Johor to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs RM 170 - RM 900 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Johor to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from JB Sentral and arriving at Swiss-Garden Hotel KL via Legoland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Johor to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from Johor Bahru Sentral and arriving at Kuala Lumpur via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Johor and Kuala Lumpur is 232 km. The road distance is 332.7 km.

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The best way to get from Johor to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to bus which takes 5h 12m and costs RM 40 - RM 50.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Johor to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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Johor to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by Causeway Link, depart from Legoland station.

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Johor to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM Malaysia Railway, depart from Johor Bahru Sentral station.

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The best way to get from Johor to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which takes 2h 28m and costs RM 160 - RM 390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 40 - RM 50 and takes 5h 12m, you could also train, which costs RM 30 - RM 70 and takes 8h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Johor to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 231.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Johor, Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Firefly and Malindo Airways fly from Kulai to Kuala Lumpur hourly. Alternatively, KKKL Express operates a bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan every 2 hours. Tickets cost RM 35 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Senai to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 410
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1100
Flights from Senai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 800
Flights from Singapore Seletar Apt to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1700
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Senai to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 410
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 1400
Flights from Senai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 800
Flights from Singapore Seletar Apt to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1700
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 800
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 800
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 75 - RM 450
Flights from Senai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 550
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Senai to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 420
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 900
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 85 - RM 950
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 65 - RM 550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 490 - RM 1300
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 85 - RM 220
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 3200
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
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
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 11 - RM 35
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
RM 11 - RM 13
Superior
RM 17 - RM 23
Superior Night
RM 24 - RM 35
Premier
RM 35 - RM 38
Premier Night
RM 50 - RM 60
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 21 - RM 35
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 21 - RM 23
Gold
RM 28 - RM 32
Platinum
RM 35 - RM 41
Bus operators
KKKL Express
Phone
012-784 9999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
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easybook.com
LA Holidays
Phone
+ 6012-389 5689
Email
general@laholidays.com.my
Website
laholidays.my
Bus from Johor Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
laholidays.my
Book at
easybook.com
Causeway Link
Phone
07-224 5602
Email
feedback@support.causewaylink.com.my
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Bahru to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 34
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Legoland to Swiss-Garden Hotel KL
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 57
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
redbus.my
Book at
12go.asia
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 700
Public Cab
Phone
+60 7-241 3111
Website
publiccab.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+60 7-332 2852
Website
facebook.com

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The quickest flight from Senai Airport to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Johor to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by Causeway Link, arrive at Swiss-Garden Hotel KL station.

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Johor to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Kuala Lumpur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johor to Kuala Lumpur is 333 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Johor to Kuala Lumpur.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Senai Airport to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport.

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There are 3162+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Johor to Senai Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs RM 19 - RM 23.

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