|Avg. Bus Duration||: 6 hours 13 mins|
|Distance||: 315 km|
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 Merah, Bus 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:
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Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.
Visit the redBus app or website to view the rest stops that are available on the way while traveling by bus from Kuching to Sibu. There are several offers and cashback options that a customer can avail on the redBus app and website.