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Kuching to Sibu Bus

Kuching to Sibu Bus

Kuching to Sibu Bus Timings & Fare

Bus OperatorFirst BusLast BusDuration
Eva Express

Kuching to Sibu Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 6 hours 13 mins
Distance: 315 km

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Kuching to Sibu Bus

Kuching to Sibu Bus

Kuching is located on the island of Borneo in the region belonging to Malaysia. It is also the capital of the Sarawak state making it the economic and travel hub for the area. Kuching’s history dates back to 1827 by the Brunei Sultanate, and it continues to be rich in history and diversity to this day. The city is a major gateway to Borneo and Sarawak and is also famous in its own right for being a major food destination. Sibu is located north to Kuching and is also a part of the Sarawak state and was established in 1862 by James Brooke while fighting the local indigenous people. This region is rich in culture and this rich diversity is celebrated each year at the Borneo culture Festival.

The distance between Kuching and Sibu is 312 km. This distance is covered in seven hours though some buses might take longer if they have more stops scheduled on the way. There are three bus services that operate on this route with around 13 buses running each day. While air travel might be quicker, most locals opt for bus travel as it is a much cheaper means of transportation.

Kuching to Sibu Bus Details

The bus services that provide the connection between Kuching and Sibu are Sungei MerahBus Asia Biaramas, and Eva Express. Of this, Eva Express is the most popular and well-liked with the most frequent buses with superior facilities and other on-board services. All the routes cost less than RM 55 with the cheapest costing RM 50. You should plan your journey depending on the bus you want to travel in and the time that it is available. The first bus running on the route starts at 8:30 am and is run by Eva Express while the last bus leaves from Kuching at 10 pm and is run by Sungei Merah from Terminal Kuching Sentral.

All the buses that leave from the terminal are well-maintained with clean and efficient services. With certain services, passengers are provided with an e-ticket which allows for an easier and hassle-free travel experience.

Things to do in Sibu

For those who are making their first trip to the Sibu region, there is much to see and do. Here are the best things to do in Sibu:

  • Sibu Heritage Centre: Those who are interested in the diversity and history of Sibu and the Sarawak region must make a beeline here. Evocative photographs explore the many tribes of the region and the outside influence on the same.
  • Tua Pek Kong Temple: This wooden temple dates back to 1871 and is located on the banks of the river. It has been routinely rebuilt as the temple was nearly destroyed by the Allied bombings in 1942.
  • Borneo Cultural Festival: This 10-day festival is a celebration of the food, music, and dance of the various people in the region. All the performances are free to watch.
  • Night Market: Considered to be the best food market in all of Sarawak, the night market is home to Malaysian, Chinese, and Iban food.

Visit www.redbus.my to know more about how to have a hassle-free and comfortable journey by booking a bus ticket online in Malaysia.

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


FAQs

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.
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.
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 can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another??
You can simply log on to www.redbus.com, 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.
Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?
Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on www.redbus.com. You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.
Are there any discounts available on the route from Kuching to Sibu?
Kuching to Sibu 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.

BOARDING & DROPPING POINTS

Kuching

Sibu


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