There are 5 ways to get from Kuching to Tioman Island by bus, car ferry, ferry, car, plane or train

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, car ferry, ferry, drive  •  2 days 4 h

  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
  4. Drive from Tanah Merah to Mersing Jetty
  5. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$94 - $120

Cheapest option

Fly to Johor Bahru, bus, ferry  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Johor Bahru (JHB) KCH - JHB
  2. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing
  3. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$39 - $98

3 alternative options

Fly to Singapore, bus, ferry  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Singapore (SIN) KCH - SIN
  2. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing
  3. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$56 - $174

Fly to Kuantan, bus, ferry  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Kuantan (KUA) KCH - KUA
  2. Take the bus from Kuantan to Mersing
  3. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$70 - $298

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus, ferry  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KCH - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
  4. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$65 - $111

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuching to Tioman Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs RM 150 - RM 400 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuching to Tioman Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs RM 220 - RM 750 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The distance between Kuching and Tioman Island is 699 km.

It takes approximately 2 days 4 h to get from Kuching to Tioman Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kuching, Malaysia and Tioman Island, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Kuching to Kampung Tekek. However, you can take the bus to Pontianak, take the car ferry to Kijang, take the drive to Tanjung Pinang, take the ferry to Tanah Merah, take the drive to Mersing Jetty, then take the ferry to Pulau Tioman. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kuching airport, fly to Johor Bahru, take the walk to Senai Airport, take the bus to JB Sentral, take the walk to Mbjb, take the bus to Larkin Bus Terminal, take the walk to JB Larkin Terminal, take the bus to Mersing, take the walk to Mersing Jetty, then take the ferry to Kampung Tekek.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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 Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuching to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Kuching to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Kuching to Singapore via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Kuching to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kuching to Kuantan via Miri, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Kuching to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuching to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Kuching to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Kuching to Singapore via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Kuching to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kuching to Kuantan via Miri, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Kuching to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuching to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $140
Train operators
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
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
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
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
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
$25 - $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
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

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