There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Besut to Tioman Island by bus, ferry, taxi, train or plane

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  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Jerteh to Kuantan
  2. Take the bus from Kuantan to Mersing
  3. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$30 - $31

5 alternative options

Taxi, train, ferry  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Tanah Merah
  2. Take the train from Tanah Merah to Bekok
  3. Take a taxi from Bekok to Tanjung Gemok Jetty
  4. Take the ferry from Tanjung Gemok Jetty to Kampung Tekek Jetty

$96 - $147

Taxi to Kota Bharu, fly to Johor Bahru, bus, ferry  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  2. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Johor Bahru (JHB) KBR - JHB
  3. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing
  4. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$68 - $184

Taxi to Kota Bharu, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus, ferry  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  2. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBR - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  4. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
  5. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$79 - $132

Taxi to Kota Bharu, fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang, bus, ferry  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  2. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) KBR - SZB
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
  4. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$72 - $139

Bus to Kuala Trengganu, fly to Johor Bahru, bus, ferry  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Jerteh to Kuala Terengganu
  2. Fly from Kuala Trengganu (TGG) to Johor Bahru (JHB) TGG - JHB
  3. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing
  4. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$65 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Besut to Tioman Island is to bus and ferry which costs RM 121 - RM 127 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Besut to Tioman Island is to taxi and fly and train and bus and ferry which costs RM 320 - RM 550 and takes 12 h 14 min.

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The distance between Kuala Besut and Tioman Island is 381 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to get from Kuala Besut to Tioman Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kuala Besut, Malaysia and Tioman Island, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Besut to Kampung Tekek. However, you can take the taxi to Jerteh, take the bus to Kuantan, take the bus to Mersing, take the walk to Mersing Jetty, then take the ferry to Pulau Tioman. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Tanah Merah, take the train to Bekok, take the taxi to Tanjung Gemok Jetty, then take the ferry to Kampung Tekek Jetty.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Tanah Merah to Bekok
Ave. Duration
13 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$5 - $7
Superior
$8 - $12
Superior Night
$11 - $13
Premier
$21 - $23
Premier Night
$25 - $28
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Jerteh to Kuantan
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Jerteh to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuantan to Mersing
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Jerteh to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Larkin Terminal to Mersing
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Ferry operators
Blue Water Ferry
Website
tiomanferry.com
Ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
tiomanferry.com
Book at
easybook.com
Cataferry
Website
cataferry.com
Ferry from Tanjung Gemok Jetty to Kampung Tekek Jetty
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $29
Schedules at
cataferry.com
Standard Seat
$4 - $16
Premium Seat
$19 - $29
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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