Terengganu is the state of Malaysia rich in Malay culture, it is also popularly known for being a home to some beautiful islands like Perhentian, Redang, Kapas, etc. These Islands are further known for their beaches and natural scenic beauty.
Terengganu is a wonderful destination for visitors seeking relaxing time to spend their holidays or vacations, or to experience the adrenaline rushes by indulging in the most exciting water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, etc. Moreover, traditional activities like flying kites, top spinning, Batik shops and Songket are also found to be interesting by the visitors.
Bus from Singapore to Kuala Terengganu
Getting to Terengganu is very easy and is often accessed to by various means like by air, train, road, etc., however, those roving to Terengganu from Singapore mostly prefer travelling in a bus or a coach. This is due to the economical fare and the fact that it is the most convenient mode of travelling. It takes about 8 to 9 hours by bus from Singapore to Kuala Terengganu, but this time can vary depending upon the traffic conditions.
Departure Points and Timings
Five Stars Express, Maju Express, Transnasional and Konsortium are the most popular services through which you can travel by bus from Singapore to Kuala Terengganu. Five Stars Express departs from Golden Mile Complex at 9.30 pm, Maju Express departs from 200 Jalan Sultan #01-33 Textile Centre Singapore 199018 at 10.20 pm, Transnational Express departs from Lavendar Street Junction Off Kallang Bahru Singapore at 9:00 am and 9:00pm and Konsortium Express departs from Golden Mile Tower at 10:00 pm.
Transnasional bus service costs SGD 43 for adults and SGD 34 for child as one way ticket, while the Konsortium might cost you SGD 75 as a one way ticket price for both the adult and Child. Maju Express bus charges are approximately S$52.40 and Five Stars Express charges are approximately S$55, also offering return trip and its arrival point is either Merang Jetty or Shahbandar Jetty.
The bus also stop in the middle of the long journey for about 15-20 minutes on the way so that the passengers can refresh themselves or perhaps use the rest rooms upon the need, otherwise these buses are so well equipped with all the basic essentials, comfortable seats and air conditioning facility ensuring the passengers utmost comfort and satisfaction.
The fares are fairly reasonable, children’s tickets are lesser than those of adults. Moreover, thanks to the internet, now you can book your tickets online, that does not only save you the hassle of going all the way to the ticket office to buy the tickets, but also has all the needed or necessary information that one might be looking for regarding the tickets, time schedules and the route the bus is to follow.
However, Transnasional bus service is the most used bus service for traveling from Singapore to Terengganu. Transnasional has been around for over 3 decades and has the widest coverage of more than 200 towns and cities that transports on a daily basis across the whole of Singapore and Malaysia.
Hopefully the above discussed points will serve as a guide for you if you plan your journey by bus from Singapore to Kuala Terengganu. If you are coming from Kuala Lumpur or Penang by bus, you can also checkout below articles:
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