How to Reach Johor Bahru, Malaysia

The Easiest Way to Reach Johor Bahru


  • By Air: Flights to Johor Bahru disembark at the Senai International Airport. From the airport, one can hail a taxi to reach the city centre.
  • By Train: Trains connect JB to cities such as Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu and to the countries of Thailand and Singapore.
  • By Boat: Boats from Indonesia (from the islands of Bintan and Batam) arrive at the Johor Bahru ZON Ferry Terminal. 
  • By Bus: The cheapest way to reach Johor Bahru is by coach. There are numerous coach operators that have daily busses driving between Johor Bahru and many places within Peninsular Malaysia. Busses also connect JB to Singapore.
  • By Road: Johor Bahru is situated at the southern end of the North South Expressway, a toll highway which runs the length of Peninsular Malaysia. 


  • Public transport in Johor Bahru limited to only busses and taxis. Busses run in loops within the city. However, the bus stops are few. It is best to ask locals about the bus stop details.
  • Taxis are relatively cheap and can be hailed from main roads. However, it would be best if you have your own car to drive around. 

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Modes of Transportation in Johor Bahru

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Johor Bahru. The most preferred mode of transport in Johor Bahru is Car.

Average distance: 31 km Average time: 37.14 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 36.86 min Walking 0.29 min Overall average time for 31 kms 37.14 min

How to Reach Johor Bahru from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Singapore to Johor Bahru 9.04 km 9 mins
Ulu Tiram to Johor Bahru 9.18 km 9 mins
Kulai to Johor Bahru 16.78 km 16 mins
Kota Tinggi to Johor Bahru 19.14 km 19 mins
Skudai to Johor Bahru 30.6 km 45 mins
Batam to Johor Bahru 33.83 km 33 mins
Kuala Rompin to Johor Bahru 45.47 km 45 mins
Batu Pahat to Johor Bahru 90.18 km 1 hour 30 mins
Muar to Johor Bahru 131.44 km 2 hours 11 mins
Kluang to Johor Bahru 148.96 km 4 hours 44 mins
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