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Malaysia
Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

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Golden Mile Complex Bus Terminal

address: 5001 Beach Road, Singapore 199588 - telephone: +65 6291 6945
golden-mile-complex-singapore-street-view.jpg, Many bus operators use the Golden Mile Complex / Tower as drop-off and depature point for long-distance buses to and from Malaysia. The Golden Mile Complex itself is a shopping mall with Thai clubs, shops and food stalls.
Many bus operators use the Golden Mile Complex / Tower as drop-off and depature point for long-distance buses to and from Malaysia. The Golden Mile Complex itself is a shopping mall with Thai clubs, shops and food stalls.

The Golden Mile Complex is not a real dedicated bus terminal, merely a drop-off / departure point in front of the shopping mall. The coach companies have ticket booths at the Ground Floor.
 

Bus companies operatering from Golden Mile Complex:
Five Starts Tours, Grassland Express, Konsortium, Kwang Chow Travel, Sri Maju, StarMart Express, Transtar and others

Konsortium Express operates from the Golden Mile Tower which is right next to the Golden Mile Complex. Konsortium Express runs buses to Cameron Highlands, Genting Highlands, Kuala Lumpur,  Melaka, Kuantan, Penang, Hatyai (Thailand) and other destinations.



How to get to and away Golden Mile Complex

By MRT
The closest stations are "Nicoll Highway" (CC5, Circle Line, 5min walk) and "Lavender" (EW11, East-West Line, 10-15min walk)

By Bus
Several public bus lines stop right outside the Golden Mile Complex:  7, 32, 51, 61, 63, 80, 100, 145, 175, 197, 961, 980

By Taxi
Golden Mile is relatively central located so a taxi ride should be affordable.
taxi charge examples:
Taxi to Little India: 4-5 S$
Taxi to Downtown Singapore: 5-6 S$

Links:

Google Street View of Golden Mile Complex


 

Buy bus tickets online

You can also buy bus tickets to Malaysia and Thailand online (up to 2 hours before departure). Just click on the links below or use the search box.  

buses from Singapore:
Singapore - Kuala Lumpur
Singapore - Melaka (Malacca)
Singapore - Genting Highlands
Singapore - Seremban
Singapore - Ipoh
Singapore - Penang
Singapore - Hatyai (Thailand)
Singapore - Krabi (Thailand)
Singapore - Phuket (Thailand)
Singapore - Bangkok (Thailand)

 

buses to Singapore:
Kuala Lumpur - Singapore
Melaka (Malacca) - Singapore
Genting Highlands - Singapore
Seremban - Singapore
Ipoh - Singapore
Penang - Singapore
Hatyai (Thailand) - Singapore

Please note that some buses might depart or arrive from other places than Golden Mile Complex. For buses to more destinations use the search from below.

 

 

Sing Thai Express Service
Tel/Fax: 63921831
H/P: 94245539
VIP, bus service from Singapore to Malacca, Sem, Kuala Lumpur, T.G. Malim, Ipoh, Butterworth, Alor Star, Hatyai, Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket Surathani, Koh Samui, Koh Pi Pi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai

Sri Maju Coach Services
Buses from Singapore:
Kuala Lumpur: 7.30am, 9am, 12noon, 3pm, 6.30pm, 11.30ppm
Malacca: 8am
Ipoh: 9am, 12noon, 3pm, 9.45pm
Genting Highlands: 7am, 7.30am, 10pm, 11.3pm
Butterworth, Penang, Bukit Mertajam: 9pm
B.Gajah, Pusing, Tronoh, A.Tawar, Sitiawan, Lumut: 9pm
Bidor, Tapah, Kampar, Chenderiang, M.Diawan, Tg. Tualang, Chenderong, Bemban, Bali: 9.30pm
Bercham, Chemor, Sg. Siput, Kuala Kangsar: 9.45pm
HATYAI: 7pm

Grassland Express
destinations: Kuala Lumpur, Kampar, Ipoh, Kuala Kangsar, Penang, Klang, Langkap, Bercham, Taiping, Butterworth, T.Intan, M.Diawan, Chemor, Bagan Serai, S.Petani, Lumut, Batu Gajah, Yalong, Parit Buntar, Alor Setar, Pantai, Tronoh, S.Piput, Bukit Mertajam, Haadyai

StarMart Express
StarMart Express has VIP buses, some of them have chairs with a massage function
buses from Singapore:
Mersing: S$20
Kuala Lumpur: 7.30am, 8am, 9am, 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm 5pm, 7pm, 7.30pm, 10pm, 11.30pm, far: S$30 (S$55 return)
Melaka: 7.30am, 8.30am, 9.15am, 11am, 7.30pm, fare: S$25 (S$45 return)
Genting Highlands: 10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
Taiping: 10.30am
Ipoh, Butterworth, Sg.Petani, Alor Star, Changlun, Bukit Kayu Hitam, Hatyai: 6pm
Seremban, Tg.Malim, Bidor, Tapah, Kampar, Ipoh, Chemor, Kanthan Baru, Sg.Siput, Kuala Kangsar, Taiping / Simpang, Penang, Butterworth: 10pm

Coachland Express
buses from Singapore:
Kuala Lumpur: 7.30am, 9am, 10.30am, 12noon, 3pm, 7pm, 9.30pm, 10pm, 10.30pm, 11.59pm
Malacca (Melaka): 8.30am, 1.40pm, 7pm, 8pm
KLIA / LCCT: 9am, 11.59pm
Seremban: 9am, 7.30pm


travel agencies
the bus ticket offices and travel agencies are located at the ground floor


Konsortium, Golden Mile Tower
The Konsortium ticket office is located in the Golden Mile Tower right next  to the Golden Mile Complex


parked buses
the buses wait at the side of the Golden Mile Complex (on this photo: StarMart Express and KKL Express)


view from pedestrian bridge
view from pedestrian bridge to Golden Mile Complex on the right


thai shopping mall
the inside of the Golden Mile Complex is a Thai shopping mall

map and location of Golden Mile Complex Bus Terminal



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