Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru Bus

Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru Bus

Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru Bus Timings & Fare

Bus OperatorFirst BusLast BusDuration
Plusliner Nice
Southern Putra Liner
Meridian Holidays

Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 3 hours 27 mins
Distance: 331 km

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Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru Bus

Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru

Bus Travel Guide from KL to Johor Bahru

The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, or KL as it is popularly called, is a beautiful cosmopolitan. KL is a prominent tourist destination due to the myriad of attractions and activities it offers to its visitors. Johor Bahru is another prominent tourist destination in Malaysia. The city is the gateway to the island nation due to its proximity to Singapore. The road distance between KL to Johor Bahru is 330 km, approximately, and many prominent bus operators ply on this popular route. One can book a bus online ticket on KL to JB bus route on redBus for a safe and convenient journey.

How to reach Johor Bahru from Kuala Lumpur? 

You can reach Johor Bahru from Kuala Lumpur in the following ways -  

  • By Train - You can choose to travel by a train from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru. Multiple trains travel along the KL to JB route. 
  • By Flight - If you are short on time, you can choose to travel from KL to JB by flight. 
  • By Bus - The best way to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru is by buses. Many buses frequently travel along this route. You can also opt to travel on a luxury bus from KL to JB. Aeroline KL to JB buses are the most popular among travellers. 
  • By Taxi - You can also choose to travel from KL to Johor Bahru via a taxi. However, travelling via cabs may cost you more compared to other modes of transport.

You can book Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru bus tickets online on the redBus website/ mobile application. On redBus, you can compare all the buses from KL to JB based on prices, amenities, etc.

How to travel safely from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru?  

  • You must wear a mask while travelling from KL to JB by bus. 
  • Use hand sanitisers and follow social distancing norms to protect yourself from the recent COVID pandemic. 
  • Book bus tickets online on redBus to avoid crowds at physical ticket counters. redBus will provide you with an online bus ticket from JB to KL upon successful booking.  

The state government has taken various initiatives to provide a safe travel experience to the commuters. Bus stations and buses are regularly dis-infected to protect passengers.

KL to Johor Bahru Bus Details 

Kuala Lumpur is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia but also in the world. The capital city has every kind of entertainment, shopping, eating, and other tourist attractions for the enjoyment of its visitors. Johor Bahru, the capital of Johor, a state in Malaysia, serves as the gateway to explore the island. Though it is considered a gateway, it has many tourist attractions from monuments, theme parks, natural attractions, etc., to make it a sought-after vacation place.  

Traveling to Johor Bahru from Kuala Lumpur via bus is the most affordable and convenient option due to the availability of numerous buses. The KL to JB bus is serviced by many prominent bus operators of Malaysia, such as Yellow Star ExpressCity ExpressMeridian HolidaysEltabina Jaya ExpressSuper 88 ExpressMayang Sari Express, and Transnasional.  

The Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru bus covers a distance of roughly 330 km in 5 to 6 hours. Most buses on the route stop for short refreshment breaks on the route. The time may vary as per the traffic and weather conditions on the road. The bus fare is MYR 20 to MYR 36. The bus fare will vary for different bus types and amenities provided. The bus categories available on the route are:  

  • Executive. 
  • Seater. 
  • Standard. 
  • Economy.

There are multiple pickups and drop-off points for the KL to Johor Bahru bus for passengers’ convenience. The popular pickup points in Kuala Lumpur are:

The popular drop-off points in Johor Bahru are:  

  • Johor Bahru. 
  • JB Larkin Bus Terminal. 
  • Johor Bahru (Skudai). 
  • Terminal bus Larkin. 
  • Terminal Taman Universiti.

The first bus from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru is at 12:30 am, and the last bus departs at 8:00 pm. The first bus reaches Johor Bahru at approximately 6:00 am the last bus reaches approximately 12:30 am. There is a good frequency of buses going from Kuala Lumpur to JB with almost a bus within an hour. To see the complete bus time-table, go to the redBus portal.  

Things to do in Johor Bahru 

Johor Bahru is a popular tourist destination in Malaysia. The city has lots of interesting tourist attractions such as:   

  • Legoland- is a popular theme park consisting of water parks, thrilling rides, and the Lego Kingdom.  
  • Sultan Abu Bakr Mosque- is the largest monument of Johor Bahru with beautiful architecture both inside and outside the mosque. 
  • Old Temple of Johor Bahru/Chinese Temple- is a quaint Chinese temple surrounded by scenic beauty. 
  • Pulai Waterfall- is a popular hiking spot with beautiful waterfalls and shady surroundings.  
  • Sanrio Hello Kitty Town- is a Hello Kitty-themed amusement park with numerous rides, craft activities, live entertainments, playgrounds, etc.  

Tips to Book a KL to Johor Bahru Bus 

You can book your online bus tickets for Johor Bahru from Kuala Lumpur via redBus. When you book bus tickets online, make sure to compare buses before booking. Also, look at the safety precautions buses take. Enter correct contact information, so that redBus can send you the tickets on the right email id and phone number. When you book bus tickets online on redBus, you can enjoy various features, including cancellation and rescheduling. Before cancelling tickets, it is advised to read the terms and conditions.  

How to book bus tickets online from KL to JB on redBus? 

You can find plenty of options for a Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru bus. The travel duration from KL to JB is approximately 4 hrs, and it takes less than 5 minutes to book your bus tickets online on redBus. 

The steps to book your KL to JB bus tickets online on redBus are as follows -  

  • Search for the buses after filling in the 'From' and 'To' columns as Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru and choosing the onward date. If you are also seeking a bus ticket from JB to KL, choose a return date as well. 
  • Filter the search results according to the amenities, departure time, pickup and drop-off points, bus company etc. If you are specifically looking for an Aeroline bus from KL to JB, click on the 'Bus Company' option on the left sidebar and check the box against this operator and click 'Apply'. 
  • There will be multiple bus options, including express buses from KL to JB. You can sort the buses as per different parameters to help you find the most suitable choice. 
  • Once you have chosen the best bus from KL to JB, click on the 'View Seats' button. Here, select the seat and then proceed to pick the boarding and drop-off points. Usually, a bus from KL to Johor Bahru has multiple boarding and drop-off options. So make your choice accordingly. 
  • Now, proceed to book the tickets. Give the passenger's details, and move to the payment section. You can provide any discount codes (if available) at this point. Make the payment. 
  • The confirmed ticket will be sent on the email and mobile number provided, in the form of an e-ticket and M-ticket, respectively. You could use either of these versions at the time of boarding.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check locally for any last-minute changes.


Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?
This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.
Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?
Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Malaysia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.
Where can I find the location of my bus stop?
As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.
Will I get a discount on my kid’s bus ticket?
Yes, you will discount on your kid’s bus ticket if they are below 15 years of age. There is no separate ticket for kids below 3 years.
What kind of buses are available between Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru?
There are different kinds of buses that are available on this route. Your bus facilities will depend on the type of bus and operator you select for your journey. The general buses that are available on the route between Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru are SVIP buses, Luxury buses, Standard buses, and Express buses. Some of these buses come with reclining seats for the long journey.
Are there any discounts available on the route from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru?
Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.


Kuala Lumpur

Johor Bahru


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