There are 4 ways to get from Pulau Perhentian to Tioman Island by ferry, bus, taxi, plane or train

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Ferry, bus  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Rompin
  4. Take the ferry from Tanjung Gemok Jetty to Kampung Tekek Jetty

$34 - $61

3 alternative options

Ferry, taxi to Kota Bharu, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  3. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBR - KUL
  4. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  5. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
  6. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$64 - $128

Ferry, taxi to Kota Bharu, fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang, bus  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  3. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) KBR - SZB
  4. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
  5. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$64 - $137

Ferry, bus to Kuala Trengganu, fly to Johor Bahru, bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
  3. Fly from Kuala Trengganu (TGG) to Johor Bahru (JHB) TGG - JHB
  4. Take the bus from Johor Larkin Terminal to Mersing
  5. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Pulau Tioman

$69 - $246

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Tioman Island is to ferry and bus which costs RM 140 - RM 260 and takes 13 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Tioman Island is to ferry and bus which costs RM 140 - RM 260 and takes 13 h 21 min.

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The distance between Pulau Perhentian and Tioman Island is 379 km.

The best way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Tioman Island without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 13 h 21 min and costs RM 140 - RM 260.

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It takes approximately 13 h 21 min to get from Pulau Perhentian to Tioman Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kota Bharu Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in Tioman Island. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Perhentian to Tioman Island.
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  • Distance: 236.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 21 min

What companies run services between Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia and Tioman Island, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Pulau Perhentian to Kampung Tekek. However, you can take the walk to Pulau Perhentian, take the ferry to Kuala Besut, take the walk to Kuala Besut Jetty, take the bus to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu, take the walk to Kuala Terengganu, take the bus to Kuala Rompin, take the taxi to Tanjung Gemok Jetty, then take the ferry to Kampung Tekek Jetty. Alternatively, you can take the walk to Pulau Perhentian, take the ferry to Kuala Besut, take the taxi to Kota Bharu airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, take the train to Bandar Tasik Selatan, take the walk to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, take the bus to Mersing, take the walk to Mersing Jetty, then take the ferry to Kampung Tekek.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Bas Persiaran
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Rompin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Johor Larkin Terminal to Mersing
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Sanwa Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
S&S International (M) Express
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Larkin Terminal to Mersing
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Ferry operators
Ain Holidays
Email
enquiry@ain-holidays.com
Website
ain-holidays.com
Ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ain-holidays.com
Book at
easybook.com
Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Perhentian Trans Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+60195584736
Website
perhentiantrans.com
Ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Cataferry
Website
cataferry.com
Ferry from Tanjung Gemok Jetty to Kampung Tekek Jetty
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $28
Schedules at
cataferry.com
Standard Seat
$4 - $16
Premium Seat
$19 - $28
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
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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