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There are 3 ways to get from Singapore to Tioman Island by bus or ferry

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Recommended option

Bus, ferry via JB Larkin Terminal  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Johor Larkin Terminal Cw2
  2. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing Jetty
  3. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Kampung Tekek

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry #2  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Flyer to Tanjung Gemok Jetty
  2. Take the ferry from Tanjung Gemok Jetty to Kampung Tekek Jetty

RM 128

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Mile Tower Singapore to Mersing
  2. Take the ferry from Mersing Jetty to Kampung Tekek

RM 145

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International entry into Malaysia from Singapore

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Singapore
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Conditions of entry into Malaysia from Singapore

  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Mandatory quarantine period is reduced to 7 days for travelers who provide a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Health screen upon arrival. Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact tracing purposes
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Malaysia: Sabah, Sarawak
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Malaysia

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Considerations leaving from Singapore

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Malaysia from Singapore 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
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tioman Island is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tioman Island is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tioman Island is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

Yes, entry into Singapore from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Singapore to Tioman Island is to bus and ferry, which costs $42 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Tioman Island is to bus and ferry which costs $48 and takes 6h 18m.

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The distance between Singapore and Tioman Island is 171 km.

The best way to get from Singapore to Tioman Island without a car is to bus and ferry via JB Larkin Terminal which takes 6h 7m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Singapore to Tioman Island, including transfers.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Tioman Island. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Singapore to Tioman Island.
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  • Distance: 171.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Singapore and Tioman Island, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Singapore to Tioman Island. However, you can take the bus to JB Larkin Terminal, take the bus to Mersing Jetty, take the walk to Mersing Jetty, then take the ferry to Kampung Tekek. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Singapore to Kampung Tekek via Mersing and Mersing Jetty in around 6h 18m.

Bus operators
Causeway Link
Maju Express
Phone
07 237 0430 / 0431
Website
majuexpress.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing Jetty
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
majuexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Golden Mile Tower Singapore to Mersing
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 108
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Book at
12go.asia
WTS Travel
Phone
6466 8558
Email
enquiries@wtstravel.com.sg
Website
wtstravel.com.sg
Bus from Singapore Flyer to Tanjung Gemok Jetty
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RM 69
Schedules at
wtstravel.com.sg
Ferry operators
Blue Water Ferry
Phone
+60 134 651623
Email
info@tiomanferry.com
Website
tiomanferry.com
Ferry from Mersing Jetty to Kampung Tekek
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 38
Schedules at
easybook.com
Cataferry
Phone
+609 413 1445
Email
enquiry@cataferry.com
Website
cataferry.com
Ferry from Tanjung Gemok Jetty to Kampung Tekek Jetty
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 60
Schedules at
cataferry.com
Standard Seat
RM 60
Premium Seat
RM 100

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