There is an airport at Senai, near Johor Bahru. Daily
flights are available from Kuala Lumpur, Penang and other domestic
airports to Johor Bahru.
Airlines that flies daily to Johor are Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and
firefly. You can also travel from Johor daily on Malaysia Airlines and
Air Asia to other Malaysian states.
Taxis are the best option from the
airport to the city or to Singapore. Airport coaches also takes you to the city but you may have to wait.
There are buses that takes you from the Senai airport,
linking you also to buses that goes right into Singapore. For details,
exclusive Sky Shuttle from Singapore to Senai Airport.
For other details check:
Malaysia transport page
Johor is linked by roads to Singapore and the rest of
Peninsular Malaysia. The North-south expressway cuts the length of the state
Map of Johor) and goes into
Singapore through the 2nd link and to the city of Johor Baru to
Singapore. The causeway at Johor Bahru city
centre that goes into Singapore is the busiest crossing. Buses or coach
services ply between Malaysia from Singapore daily. You can catch a bus almost every
fifteen minutes from Karanji or Jurong East (Singapore) to Johor Bahru.
Bus travel is the cheapest transport between Malaysia and Singapore.
Passengers have to disembark on both sides of the causeway.
Express buses and tour buses take you daily from Johor to many major towns in Malaysia. Express buses from major towns in West Malaysia,
stops at Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor
Bahru. From here you can catch local buses (Malaysia yellow bus or
Singapore SBS bus) to other parts of Johor or into Singapore. (Details
in our page on
From Singapore to
Driving round the state is easy as the network of roads in the
state linking towns and villages are well-paved. However, take care when
driving through villages (travel tips).
You can call for a Singapore cab
to take you into Johore Bahru and taxis from Johor going into Singapore
are available at Sentral Bus terminal or Kotaraya Terminal, JB city or at the Senai
airport. However, it is cheaper to take the taxi to the customs checkpoint
on both sides of the causeway and take the bus through the causeway
(from checkpoint to checkpoint of Malaysia Singapore)
Johor Malaysia Singapore links
Johor-Singapore Causeway, built in 1923, is a 1,056 metre causeway that links Johor Bahru (Johor), Malaysia to Woodlands, Singapore. This link across the
Strait of Johor serves as a road, rail and pedestrian link, and also
carries water piping line into Singapore. Over 60,000 vehicles crosses
the causeway daily. This link goes into the heart of Johor Bahru and joins
the Federal highway.
Malaysia-Singapore Second Link (Laluan Kedua Malaysia-Singapura or
Tuas Second Link), of 1,920 m length, opened in January 1998. This
bridge from Johor to Singapore was built to reduce traffic congestion at
the causeway. It is a dual-three lane carriageway linking Kampong Ladang,
Tanjung Kupang in Johor to Tuas, Singapore. (Second link website:
Second Link) The
link takes you into the North-south expressway.
Trains on the Malayan Railways takes you from Tanjong
Pagar, Singapore into Malaysia. Singaporeans even travel by this train
to shop in Johor Bahru. The railway line is linked right up to the Thai
railways. the railway station in JB is in the city centre, just next to
the Customs and Immigration checkpoint in Malaysia.
You can travel by sea from Singapore and Indonesia to Johor The
Johor Bahru International Ferry Terminal, located in the Zon duty free
complex is about 2 km east of the JB-Singapore causeway. Ferries in Johor
go to Batam and Bintan, Indonesia and Tanah Merah ferry checkpoint
in Singapore. For information on these services, contact Tenggara
Ferries from Singapore:
Ferry Terminal (Singapore) to JB
International Ferry Terminal/ZON Ferry Terminal (Johor Bahru)
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (Singapore)to & Sebana Cove (Johor);
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (Singapore)to Stulang Ferry
Terminal in Johor Baru
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (Singapore) to Tanjung
Harbourfront terminal to Sebana
Changi Ferry Terminal (near
hawker centre) to Tanjung Belungkor or Desaru (Johor);
Changi Point Ferry
Terminal to Penggerang (south
Ferries to islands of Johor
Mersing Jetty provides access to the Rawa, Pemanggil, Dayang, Aur, and Besar Islands. Pulau Tinggi, Apil, Sibu Besar and Sibu
Tengah is accessible from Tanjung Leman jetty (60km south of Mersing).
Ferries to Indonesia
- hourly ferry from JB
International Ferry Terminal/ ZON Ferry Terminal to Batam or Bintan
More on how to travel and transport options at
Transport in Malaysia
travel from Johor to Singapore