There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru by bus, taxi, car, train, plane 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 Transnasional  •  4 h 20 min

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

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus KKKL Express  •  6 h 50 min

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

$7 - $12

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru 206.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru 206.2 miles

$15 - $23

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Singapore, subway  •  3 h 48 min

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

$35 - $159

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Johor Bahru  •  3 h 28 min

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

$24 - $71

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Johor Bahru (JHB) SZB - JHB

$20 - $93

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore, subway  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Singapore (SIN) SZB - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Khatib to Marsiling

$43 - $226

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru is to bus which costs RM 34 - RM 36 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru is to taxi which takes 3 h 26 min and costs RM 550 - RM 650.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru is 295 km. The road distance is 330 km.

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The bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Larkin Terminal takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Larkin Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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

Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Firefly and Malindo Airways fly from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $180
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Khatib to Marsiling
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Melaka Sentral
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KKKL Express
Phone
012-784 9999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
busonlineticket.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Melaka Sentral
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
busonlineticket.com
Bus from Melaka Sentral to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
busonlineticket.com
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Melaka Sentral
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Johor Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my

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