There are 7 ways to get from Malacca to Johor Bahru by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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 KKKL Express  •  3 h 12 min

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

$5 - $6

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$18 - $22

Bus StarMart Express  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Malacca to Singapore

$21 - $24

Taxi  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Malacca to Johor Bahru 137.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Malacca to Johor Bahru 137.1 miles

$10 - $15

Bus, fly to Singapore  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Singapore (SIN) KUL - SIN

$27 - $151

Bus, fly to Johor Bahru  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Johor Bahru (JHB) KUL - JHB

$16 - $63

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

KKKL Express operates a bus from Malacca to Johor Bahru every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Causeway Link also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, KTM Malaysia Railway operates a train from Malacca to Johor Bahru every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

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
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
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
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$4 - $7
Superior Night
$6 - $9
Premier
$10 - $12
Premier Night
$14 - $17
Bus operators
KKKL Express
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 Malacca to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Malacca and Johor Bahru is 187 km. The road distance is 219 km.

The cheapest way to get from Malacca to Johor Bahru is to bus which costs RM 21 - RM 22 and takes 3 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Malacca to Johor Bahru is to taxi which takes 2 h 21 min and costs RM 360 - RM 440.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melaka Sentral and arriving at JB Larkin Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

The bus from Melaka Sentral to JB Larkin Terminal takes 3 h 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.