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There are 6 ways to get from Malaysia to Great Karimun by bus, ferry, train or plane

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Bus, ferry  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Swiss-Garden Hotel KL to Hello Kitty Town
  2. Take the ferry from Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Balai Karimun

Cheapest option

Train, bus, ferry  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Seremban
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 1 Seremban to JB Larkin Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Balai Karimun

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Pontian Kechil  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pontian
  2. Take the ferry from Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Balai Karimun

Fly from Kuala Lumpur, bus, ferry  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Senai (JHB) KUL - JHB
  2. Take the bus from JB Sentral to Hello Kitty
  3. Take the ferry from Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Balai Karimun

Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, bus, ferry  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Senai (JHB) SZB - JHB
  2. Take the bus from JB Sentral to Hello Kitty
  3. Take the ferry from Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Balai Karimun

Fly from Penang, bus, ferry  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Senai (JHB) PEN - JHB
  2. Take the bus from JB Sentral to Hello Kitty
  3. Take the ferry from Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Malaysia → Indonesia
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International entry into Indonesia from Malaysia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Indonesia from Malaysia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 7-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 7-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Indonesia

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Rules to follow in Indonesia

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Indonesia from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Great Karimun is 119 ex 9.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Great Karimun is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Great Karimun is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 119 ex 9.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Indonesia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Indonesia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malaysia to Great Karimun is to bus and ferry via Pontian Kechil which costs RM 150 - RM 165 and takes 10h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Malaysia to Great Karimun is to fly and bus and ferry which costs RM 270 - RM 430 and takes 6h 58m.

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The distance between Malaysia and Great Karimun is 410 km.

The best way to get from Malaysia to Great Karimun without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7h 59m and costs RM 165 - RM 175.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Malaysia to Great Karimun, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Senai Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Senai Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Great Karimun. Prices start at Rp1292500 per night.

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The best way to get from Malaysia to Kuala Lumpur Airport is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs RM 100 - RM 130.

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Map of how to get from Malaysia to Great Karimun.
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  • Distance: 410 km
  • Duration: 7h 59m

What companies run services between Malaysia and Great Karimun, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Malaysia to Great Karimun. However, you can take the bus to Hello Kitty Town, take the walk to Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Tanjung Balai Karimun, then take the taxi to Great Karimun. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuala Lumpur to Great Karimun via Seremban, Terminal 1 Seremban, Larkin Bus Terminal, Hello Kitty, Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal, and Tanjung Balai Karimun in around 10h 24m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp170000 - Rp750000
Flights from Penang to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp260000 - Rp900000
Flights from Penang to Senai via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp260000 - Rp900000
Flights from Penang to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp260000 - Rp900000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp220000 - Rp850000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp400000 - Rp1100000
Flights from Penang to Senai via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp800000 - Rp1700000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp220000 - Rp850000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp400000 - Rp1100000
Flights from Penang to Senai via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp800000 - Rp1700000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp370000 - Rp850000
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Seremban
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp29000 - Rp34000
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Causeway Link
Phone
+6073602244
Email
feedback@support.causewaylink.com.my
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Swiss-Garden Hotel KL to Hello Kitty Town
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp195268
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from JB Sentral to Hello Kitty
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rp18499
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
KKKL Express
Phone
012-7082999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from Terminal 1 Seremban to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rp99347
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Seremban to Johor Bahru JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rp119901
Schedules at
easybook.com
Mayang Sari Express
Phone
(06) 985 0284
Email
expressmayangsari@yahoo.com
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pontian
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
Rp95921
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
S&S International (M) Express
Phone
+603-7728 4789
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pontian
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp95921
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Tobindo Ferry Service
Website
easybook.com
Ferry from Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rp222674
Schedules at
puteriharbourferry.com
Book at
easybook.com

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