There are 3 ways to get from Kota Bharu to Redang Island by bus, ferry or taxi

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, ferry  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Kota Bharu to Kuala Terengganu
  2. Take the ferry from Syahbandar Jetty to Redang Island

$19

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Merang Jetty  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kota Bharu to Kuala Terengganu
  2. Take the ferry from Merang Jetty to Redang Island

$21

Taxi, bus, ferry  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Jerteh
  2. Take the bus from Jerteh to Sungai Setiu
  3. Take the ferry from Merang Jetty to Redang Island

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kota Bharu and Redang Island is 94 km.

The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Redang Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Kota Bharu to Redang Island, including transfers.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Redang Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kota Bharu to Redang Island.
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  • Distance: 59 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Kota Bharu, Malaysia and Redang Island, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Kota Bharu to Redang Island. However, you can take the bus to Kuala Terengganu, take the walk to Syahbandar Jetty, then take the ferry to Redang Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kota Bharu to Redang Island via Kuala Terengganu, Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu, and Merang Jetty in around 7 h 35 min.

Bus operators
S.P Bumi
Website
spbumi.com.my
Bus from Kota Bharu to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
spbumi.com.my
Transnasional
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Jerteh to Sungai Setiu
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Sejahtera Ferry Services Sdn Bhd
Email
sejahteraferry@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Syahbandar Jetty to Redang Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
redangisland.org
Al Ameen Boat Services
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Merang Jetty to Redang Island
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
D Ammar Holiday
Ferry from Merang Jetty to Redang Island
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kota Bharu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Gabungan Persatuan Pemandu Kereta Sewa Kelantan Barat
Phone
+60 9-744 2650

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