There are 9 ways to get from Nilai 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 1 Seremban to JB Larkin Terminal

$9

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 50 min

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

$5 - $6

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Nilai to Pulau Sebang KL Sentral
  2. Take the bus from Tampin to Johor Bahru

$9

Taxi  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nilai to Johor Bahru 181.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Nilai to Johor Bahru 181.4 miles

$13 - $20

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Singapore, subway  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Nilai to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  2. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Singapore (SIN) KUL - SIN
  4. Take the subway from Khatib to Marsiling

$28 - $161

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Johor Bahru  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Nilai to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  2. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Johor Bahru (JHB) KUL - JHB

$17 - $73

Train to Kuala Lumpur Subang, fly to Johor Bahru  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Nilai to KL Sentral
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Johor Bahru (JHB) SZB - JHB

$22 - $96

Train to Kuala Lumpur Subang, fly to Singapore, subway  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Nilai to KL Sentral
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Singapore (SIN) SZB - SIN
  3. Take the subway from Khatib to Marsiling

$45 - $229

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

KKKL Express operates a bus from Nilai to Johor Bahru every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nilai to Johor Bahru via Pulau Sebang and Pulau Sebang/Tampin in around 6 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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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 Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $110
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
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 Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Nilai to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Nilai to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Nilai to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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
KLIA Transit
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
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
Other operators
Taxi from Nilai to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Airport Limo
Phone
+60 3 9223 8080
Website
airportlimo.my

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nilai and Johor Bahru is 264 km. The road distance is 290 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru is to train which costs RM 20 - RM 26 and takes 6 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru is to taxi which takes 3 h 5 min and costs RM 480 - RM 600.

No, there is no direct train from Nilai to Johor Bahru. However, there are services departing from Nilai and arriving at Johor Bahru Sentral via Pulau Sebang/Tampin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru, including transfers.