Thursday, June 17, 2010

How to Get to Terengganu?

By Air

From Kuala Lumpur :

Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia offer daily flights from KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) to Kuala Terengganu Airport. Journey by air takes approximately 45 minutes. Berjaya Air operates flight from Subang Airport (Kuala Lumpur) to Redang Island (flight journey 1 hour).

From Singapore :

There is no direct flight to Kuala Terengganu from Singapore. Travellers must fly via KLIA. If flying via KLIA from Singapore too costly, consider flying from Senai Airport in Johor with Malaysia Airlines or Air Asia, This is cheaper option but takes much longer time due to land transfer from Singapore to Senai. Malaysia Airlines passengers can catch the SPS coach from Singapore to Senai which departs from :

Malaysia Airlines Singapore City Terminal Tel: +65 6250-3333

Copthorne Orchid Singapore Hotel, 214 Dunearn Road, Singapore 299526

Operating hours : 05:15am to 18:15pm daily

Fare: S$12 from Singapore, RM16 from Senai. Travelling time is about 2 hours.

Air Asia will start a bus service soon from Singapore to Senai. Currently, the passengers will have to get to Senai airport by bus via Larkin to Senai.


Economy Class Airfare per way/Airport Tax/Insurance

RM 199.00 + RM 6.00 + RM 39.00 = RM 244.00 (TGG-KUL)

RM 378.00 + RM 6.00 + RM 78.00 = RM 462.00 (TGG-JHB)

RM 179.00 + RM 6.00 + RM 39.00 = RM 224.00 (KUL-JHB)

RM 199.00 + RM 6.00 + RM 39.00 = RM 244.00 (KUL-PEN)

Less 50% + RM 6.00 + RM 39.00 = Child Fare

RM 266.00 + RM 45.00 + RM 93.00 = RM 404.00 (KUL-SIN)

RM 359.00 + RM 50.00 + RM 93.00 = RM 502.00 (SIN-KUL)

SGV3 Group Fare (within Malaysia) - KUL-TGG-KUL RM 348.00 (Q class)

* Within Malaysia

* 25% rebate off the normal return economy class fare

* Minimum group size of 3 pax, a child will be counted as one pax

* Group must travel together throughout the entire journey

* Ticket must be issued/full payment not less than 7 days of dep.

Family Fare

* Within Malaysia

* Head of family pays the full fare

* Accompanying spouse and/or

* children (12 to below 19 yrs) pays 75% of the normal fare

* Applicable to round trip or circle trip

* Travel must be together throughout the journey

PTA per one reference number : RM 50.00 (Domestic) / RM 100.00 (International)

By Coach

Express coaches depart daily from Kuala Lumpur (7 hours), Singapore (9.5 hours), Johor Bharu (9 hours) and Penang (9 hours). The journey include 2 rest stops or more along the journey for foods, refreshments and toilet stops. The most comfortable coaches (VIP) have 24-32 seats in a 2-1 seating arrangement. The seats are spacious with plenty of leg room. There are also 36-40 seats coaches 4 seats abreast that would as well get you to Terengganu in best comfort. If you are travelling overnight, bring some warn clothing (Jacket/ Sweater). It can be quite cool. Soft or inflatable pillow can help you sleep more comfortably. Most of the ticket counter only sell one way ticket, passengers may book return ticket plus tour through our company. Night coaches arrive Kuala Terengganu Tanjung Bus Terminal around 5.30am - 6.00am.We also provide free daily pickup 5.30am in the morning from Kuala Terengganu express bus terminal to Travellers center for rest and wash up.

Kuala Lumpur (Putra (PWTC) Station)

Journey around 7 hours, ticket can be purchase at Putra bus terminal. Company operate to Kuala Terengganu : TransNasional Tel: +603-4256 8218, Damai Ria, Plusliner, Rangkaian Mewah, Mutiara, Tourworld, SE warisan and Sutra Express. Muatiara and Damai Express offer comfortable 2-1(VIP) seating arrangement.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu (RM 30.00 adult/child)

Depart : 09:00am/09:30am/10:00am/21:00pm/21:30pm/22:00pm

Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Lumpur (RM 30.00 adult/child)

Depart : 09:00am/09:30am/10:00am/21:00pm/21:30/22:00pm

Singapore (Lavender Street/ Kallang Bahru Juntion)

Transnasional runs 3 daily services between Singapore and Kuala Terengganu. Transnasional is the only coach operator that have a permit from Singapore Transport Authority and Malaysia Authority to operate express services between Singapore and Kuala Terengganu/ Kota Bahru. Transnasional only sell one class ticket but the coach can be from 24 seater to a 36 seater. Transnasional Express ticket office and departure point located at junction of Lavender Street and Kallang Bahru roads. Tel : +65-62947034 / 5). If you are unable to get any seats, you can try Transnasional coach which depart from Singapore to Kota Bahru and ask to drop off at Kuala Terengganu or Jerteh if you heading for Perhentian island which is the nearest bus stop to Kuala Besut jetty (15 min journey by taxi). There are tour company run coaches services from Golden Mile Complex at Beach Road but prices are much higher than Transnasional and passengers need to change to a different bus at the causeway or second link and passengers have to bring own luggage through Malaysia customs and immigration.

Johor Bharu (Larkin Station)

Alternatively get a seat from Johor Bharu (Larkin Station) to Kuala Terengganu. Coaches that operate from Larkin station e.g. Transnasional, Koperasi/ Damai Ria, Cepat Express, Adik Beradik etc. Mutiara and Damai Express offer comfortable 2-1(VIP) seating arrangement.

Singapore to Kuala Terengganu

Depart : 0900 2000 2100hrs S$ 35.00 adult/child

Kuala Terengganu to Singapore

Depart : 0900 2030 2030hrs RM 35.90 adult/child

Johor Bahru to Kuala Terengganu

Depart : 0900 0930 1000 2000 2100 2130hrs RM 34.00 adult/child

Kuala Terengganu to Johor Bahru

Depart : 0900 0930 1000 2000 2100 2130hrs RM 34.00 adult/child

Penang ( Butterworth Bus Terminal & Sungai Nibong ( Penang ) Bus Terminal )

SP Bumi Express and Atieza Express depart daily from Sg. Nibong ( Penang ) or Butterworth Station to Kuala Terengganu.

Penang to Kuala Terengganu

Depart from Sg. Nibong ( Penang ) : 2100hrs RM 36.00 adult/child

Depart from Butterworth : 2130hrs RM 36.00 adult/child

Kuala Terengganu to Penang

Depart : 2100hrs RM 30.00 adult/child

By Land (Driving)

Driving by car with friends or loved ones can be pretty much an interesting trip. Aside from the greeneries that can be seen through out your journey, the fresh air and unpolluted countryside can offer a soughtful experience. Once you get to Terengganu road, The beautiful beaches and blue waters welcome you. Driving travellers are advise to get a map from Tourism Malaysia or any bookstore. (Car Park available at Merang Jetty (Redang Island/Lang Tengah Island), Marang Jetty (Kapas Island), Kuala Besut Jetty (Perhentian Island), Gawi Jetty (Kenyir Lake) and Kenyir Dam (Kenyir Houseboat). Approximate RM5.00 per car per night.)

KL to K. Trg (approx. 455 km): 2 option the coastal road or Jerangau Jabor :

Highway 2 KL (Gombak Toll) on Karak Highway and continue with ECE (East Coast Expressway) to Kuantan exit.

Highway 3 Kuantan exit to Kuala Terengganu (Coastal road to Kemaman, Dungun and Kuala Terengganu)(223km)

Highway 2 KL (Gombak Toll) on Karak Highway and continue with ECE (East Coast Expressway) to Kuantan exit.

Highway 3 Kuantan exit to Bukit Besi (20+km) - turn left

Highway 14 Bukit Besi turn off to Dungun/Ajil (114km) - turn left

Highway 14 Dungun/Ajil to Ajil/Kuala Berang (42km) - turn right

Highway 14 Ajil to Kuala Terengganu (35km)

By Train

No Train service available to Kuala Terengganu but if passengers travel to north part of Terengganu like Perhentian Island. Keretapi Tanah Melayu train (KTM) service is available from economy class to comfortable sleeping berth from Kuala Lumpur or Johor Bahru/ Singapore to Tanah Merah, Wakaf Bahru and Tumpat in Kelantan region. Passengers can stop at Tanah Merah station which is the nearest point to Kuala Besut jetty, about 45 minutes by taxi and 90 minutes to Merang jetty.



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Hope this would be helpful for you to kick start your holiday in Terengganu!

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