How to Reach Melaka - The Easiest Way to Reach Melaka


  • By Bus: Melaka/Malacca is connected to cities like Kuala Lumpur, Seremban, Johar Bahru, Singapore. There are also express buses to Melaka/Malacca from other parts of Peninsular Malaysia.
  • By Car: Melaka/Malacca can be accessed from north south express highway. Tourist cars, taxis and rental drive-yourself cars are available.
  • By Boat: Melaka/Malacca can also be reached by boat via the daily ferries coming from engkalis, Dumai and Pekanbaru in Sumatra, Indonesia. There are no direct flights to Melaka/Malacca as there is no individual airport for the town.


  • By Bus: There are frequent buses that can take you to almost all parts of the city, but the bus system is chaotic and better avoided.
  • By Taxi: Meter taxis are also available
  • By Trishaw: The lifeline of travel in Melaka/Malacca, these are great to travel short distances.
  • By Bicycle: Hire a bicycle and explore the city, internal tracks for bicycles are available near all the major tourist attractions.
  • By Rented Car: Rent a car with a driver as the traffic is not ideal for a comfortable drive.

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Modes of Transportation in Melaka

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

Average distance: 15 km Average time: 20 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 20 min Overall average time for 15 kms 20 min

How to Reach Melaka from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Alor Gajah to Melaka 14.89 km 14 mins
Rembau to Melaka 28.69 km 28 mins
Merlimau to Melaka 31.36 km 31 mins
Kampung Baharu Nilai to Melaka 61.67 km 1 hour 1 mins
Muar to Melaka 67.16 km 1 hour 32 mins
Dengkil to Melaka 75.04 km 1 hour 15 mins
Batu Pahat to Melaka 85.51 km 1 hour 50 mins
Seremban to Melaka 88.43 km 1 hour 16 mins
Bangi to Melaka 124.77 km 1 hour 51 mins
Kajang to Melaka 134.98 km 2 hours 51 mins
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