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

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Fly to Singapore, subway  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Singapore (SIN) KUL - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Khatib to Marsiling

$29 - $154

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Train  •  6 h 50 min

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

$6 - $11

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Fly to Johor Bahru  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Johor Bahru (JHB) KUL - JHB

$18 - $66

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

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

$7 - $9

Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Nilai to Bandar Tasik Selatan Pulau Sebang - Batu Caves
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Larkin Terminal

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  3 h 5 min

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Nilai to Johor Bahru 181.4 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru is to bus which costs RM 28 - RM 40 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru is to fly which costs RM 70 - RM 280 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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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.

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The distance between Nilai and Johor Bahru is 264 km. The road distance is 290.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs RM 28 - RM 40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru, including transfers.

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Nilai to Johor Bahru train services, operated by KTM Komuter, depart from Nilai station.

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The best way to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru is to fly which takes 2 h 23 min and costs RM 70 - RM 280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 28 - RM 40 and takes 4 h 49 min, you could also train, which costs RM 24 - RM 50 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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

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Nilai to Johor Bahru train services, operated by KTM Malaysia Railway, arrive at Johor Bahru Sentral station.

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Map of how to get from Nilai to Johor Bahru.
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  • Distance: 164.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia fly from Nilai to Johor Bahru every 3 hours. Alternatively, Plusliner operates a bus from Nilai to Johor Bahru every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 2 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
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
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Nilai to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Train from Nilai to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$4 - $7
Superior Night
$6 - $9
Premier
$10 - $11
Premier Night
$14 - $17
Bus operators
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Seremban to Johor Bahru JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
KKKL Express
Phone
012-784 9999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from Terminal 1 Seremban to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
S&S International (M) Express
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Terminal 1 Seremban to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Transnasional
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nilai to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Airport Limo
Phone
+60 3 9223 8080
Website
airportlimo.my
Public Cab
Phone
+6067613333
Website
publiccab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Nilai to Johor Bahru is 290 km. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Nilai to Johor Bahru.

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Air Mauritius, Saudia, Uzbekistan and eight other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Singapore Airport.

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There are 1601+ hotels available in Johor Bahru. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nilai to Kuala Lumpur Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs RM 30 - RM 40.

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