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

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Bus Transnasional  •  4 h 20 min

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

$8 - $9

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Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang Batu Caves
  2. Take the train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral KTM Intercity

$7 - $15

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Bus S&S International (M) Express  •  6 h 24 min

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

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  3 h 26 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru 206.2 miles

$15 - $23

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

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Singapore Changi, subway  •  4 h 6 min

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

$31 - $162

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Johor Bahru  •  3 h 45 min

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

$20 - $74

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

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

$43 - $226

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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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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru. However, there are services departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Johor Bahru Sentral via Pulau Sebang/Tampin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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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 best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs .

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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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Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru bus services, operated by Transnasional, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 51 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Johor Bahru Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru bus services, operated by Transnasional, arrive at Larkin Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru.
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  • Distance: 184.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru via Pulau Sebang and Pulau Sebang/Tampin in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore Changi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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 Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
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 Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $6
Platinum
$6 - $8
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$4 - $7
Superior Night
$6 - $9
Premier
$10 - $11
Premier Night
$14 - $17
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
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
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Bas Kluang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bas Kluang to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
S&S International (M) Express
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Bas Kluang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bas Kluang to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru is 330 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Johor Bahru Airport.

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There are 1635+ hotels available in Johor Bahru. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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