There are 3 ways to get from Kuching to Johor Bahru by plane, subway, bus, car ferry or ferry

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

Fly to Singapore Changi, subway  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Singapore Changi (SIN) KCH - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Khatib to Marsiling

$41 - $159

Cheapest option

Fly to Johor Bahru  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Johor Bahru (JHB) KCH - JHB

$23 - $81

1 alternative option

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  47 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuching to Pontianak
  2. Take the car ferry from Pontianak to Kijang
  3. Take the ferry from Tanjung Pinang to Tanah Merah

$66 - $82

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuching and Johor Bahru is 731 km.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Kuching to Johor Bahru, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuching Airport to Singapore Changi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Scoot Tigerair offer flights from Kuching Airport to Singapore Changi 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 Kuching to Kuching Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kuching to Johor Bahru.
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  • Distance: 456.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Kuching, Malaysia and Johor Bahru, Malaysia?

AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines fly from Kuching to Johor Bahru every 3 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuching to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Kuching to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $150
Flights from Kuching to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $150
Flights from Kuching to Johor Bahru via Sibu
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $150
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuching to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Kuching to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Kuching to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuching to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $140
Train operators
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
Salam Bumimas Express
Website
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kuching to Pontianak
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Pontianak to Kijang
Ave. Duration
37 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Tanjung Pinang to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg

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