Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu Bus

Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu Bus

Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 6 hours 20 mins
Buses depart from: Kuala Lumpur
Bus arrives in: Kota bharu
Distance: 436 km
Cheapest Bus Tickets: MYR 10.93
Earliest Bus: 09:30
Last Bus: 22:45
Daily Bus Services: 45
Bus Companies: Perdana Express, Sani United, Ekspres Musafir

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Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu Bus

Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu Bus

Kuala Lumpur is officially known as the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and is commonly known as KL. This city is the national capital and the largest city in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is an important cultural, financial, and economic center of Malaysia. This place also houses some of the most important administrative centers of Malaysia such as the Parliament of Malaysia. This place is also important from the tourism point of view. Kuala Lumpur is visually defined by the iconic Petronas Twins Towers, one of the best places for tourism. On the other hand, Kota Bharu is a city in Malaysia that serves as the state capital and royal seat of Kelantan. Kota Bharu is popularly known as the home to many mosques, museums and old royal palaces.

The road distance from Kuala Lumpur to Kota is 440 km and takes somewhere between 9 to 10 hours on the road to cover this distance. This distance can be traveled by means of buses. There are 6 bus operators that operate their buses on these routes that provide cost-effective and convenient services.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu Bus Details

Kuala Lumpur to Kota can be easily covered with the help of buses, operated by many reputed operators. With the numerous available options of bus operators, the passengers have difficulty in choosing the best one. The most preferred bus coaches are Adik Beradik Express, Lienadia ExpressMaralinerPerdana ExpressQueen Express, and Transnasional. These buses are known to be the best and most punctual bus operators in the city.

The first bus of the day (Adik Beradik Express) leaves from Kuantan to Kuala Lumpur at around 10:00 am from the Kuala Lumpur pick-up point and the last bus departs at around 9:30 pm from Kota Bharu. The buses that operate between these routes have continuous services. As the journey is very long, adequate halts would be provided. The standard bus fare for the bus tickets between these two cities is RM 40 to RM 50.

The pick-up point for this journey is usually at TBS and the drop-off point is at Kota Bharu and Kota Bharu Bus terminal. People can easily board cabs from the drop-location to their destination.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Kuala Lumpur is the perfect tourist destination for the people who want some time away from their hectic schedules.

  • Restoran Capital: This is the best place for breakfast and other cuisines that you can enjoy.
  • Irama Beach: If you are a fan of beaches and beautiful views, this might be the perfect place for you. The place is known for its Melody beach in Malay.
  • Jungle Railway: This is the main reason for which people travel to Kota Bharu in the first place. This trail runs along the East Coast and through the center of Malaysia.
  • Istana Jahar: These are the prettiest buildings in the city that should not be missed out.

To enjoy the bus ride and to have a hassle-free journey in Malaysia, book your tickets with redBus.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.


At what time do buses start from Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu?
Buses from Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.
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.
Are there any discounts available on the route from Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu?
Kuala Lumpur to Kota bharu 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.
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.
How early should I arrive for the trip?
Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.
How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another??
You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.


Kuala Lumpur

Kota bharu


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