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There are 2 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bengkalis by train, bus or ferry

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Recommended option

Train, bus, ferry  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T2
  2. Take the bus from Klia2 to Makhota Medical Centre
  3. Take the ferry from Jeti Shahbandar, Malaka to Bengkalis

1 alternative option

Train, bus, ferry via Sepang  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Take the bus from Klia to Makhota Medical Centre
  3. Take the ferry from Jeti Shahbandar, Malaka to Bengkalis
Malaysia → Indonesia
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International entry into Indonesia from Malaysia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Indonesia from Malaysia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Indonesia

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Rules to follow in Indonesia

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Indonesia 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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bengkalis is 119 ex 9.

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

The social distance requirement in Bengkalis is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 119 ex 9.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Indonesia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Indonesia.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Bengkalis is 191 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bengkalis without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 8h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bengkalis, including transfers.

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Bengkalis is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 6:15 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 5:15 PM in Bengkalis.

Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bengkalis.
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  • Distance: 190.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Bengkalis, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Bengkalis. However, you can take the train to Klia T2, take the walk to Klia2, take the bus to Makhota Medical Centre, take the walk to Jeti Shahbandar, Malaka, then take the ferry to Bengkalis. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuala Lumpur to Bengkalis via Klia T1, Klia, Makhota Medical Centre, and Jeti Shahbandar, Malaka in around 8h 11m.

Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T2
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rp130000 - Rp190000
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rp120000 - Rp190000
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Bus operators
StarMart Express
Website
12go.co
Bus from Klia2 to Makhota Medical Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
12go.co
Bus from Klia to Makhota Medical Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
12go.co
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Jeti Shahbandar, Malaka to Bengkalis
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp183514
Schedules at
antaservices.wordpress.com

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