Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS)

address: Terminal Bersepadu Selatan - Bandar Tasik Selatan, Jalan Terminal Selatan, 57100 Kuala Lumpur - Tel : +603 9057 5804 or +603 9057 5802 - Email : customercare@tbsbts.com.my
bus-terminal-bersepadu-selatan-bts-building.jpg, Modern airport-like bus terminal for south-bound buses (Melaka, Singapore etc.) in Bandar Tasik Selatan in southern Kuala Lumpur
Modern airport-like bus terminal for south-bound buses (Melaka, Singapore etc.) in Bandar Tasik Selatan in southern Kuala Lumpur

How do I get to TBS?

TBS is located about 10km south of the city centre so you need at least 30min travel time to get there with public transport. To make sure you get there on time for your bus, we recommand to leave there abou 1h before departure.


TBS is located right next to Bandar Tasik Selatan train station which serves LRT, KTM and ERL (KLIA Transit) trains.
LRT: take Ampang line towards Sri Petaling, get off at Bandar Tasik Selation
KTM: take Seremban line, get off at Bandar Tasik Selation
ERL: take KLIA transit, get off at Bandar Tasik Selation
from the train station there is a bridge that directly connects to the bus terminal

If you want to get TBS from the city, the best option is the take the LRT from Pasar Senir or Masjid Jamek (Chinatown area), Plaza Rakyat (Puduraya area) or Hang Tuah (Bukit Bintang area) or KL Sentral. Make sure enter the train going to Sri Petaling (!) as the Ampang line splits after Chan Sow Lin station.
 

 

Links:

official website


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

Buses From Kuala Lumpur Buses To Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur - Singapore
Kuala Lumpur - Johor Bahru
Kuala Lumpur - Mersing (transit to Tioman)
Kuala Lumpur - Melaka (Malacca)

Singapore - Kuala Lumpur
Johor Bahur - Kuala Lumpur
Mersing - Kuala Lumpur
Melaka (Malacca) - Kuala Lumpur

Please note that some buses might depart or arrive from other places than TBS, especially some of the Singapore buses (e.g. StarMart operates from Times Square, more about Singapore connections). For buses to more destinations use the search from below. For north-bound destinations (Ipoh, Cameron Highlands, Butterworth, Penang , Alor Star, Hatyai etc.) go to Pudu Sentral.


How to get from TBS to KL city centre?
to Bukit Bintang

Take the LRT (located right next to TBS) to Hang Tuah. From there you can walk in about 10min (you need to cross a few main road) or take the Monorail (the station is right next to the LRT station) to Bukit Bintang (from there the walk is more pleasent).
to Puduraya (Pudu Sentral) Bus Terminal
Take the LRT (located right next to TBS) to Plaza Rakyat, the station is right behind the bus terminal. From here you can also walk in 10min to Chinatown or 15min to Bukit Bintang
to Pasar Senir
Take the LRT (located right next to TBS) to Masjid Jamek LRT station. Get off there and transfer to Kelana Jaya LRT (station is right on top of it). It is only 1 stop from there to Pasar Seni
to KL Sentral
Take the LRT (located right next to TBS) to Masjid Jamek LRT station. Get off there and transfer to Kelana Jaya LRT (station is right on top of it). 2 stops from there to KL Sentral.
Alternatively you can KTM Komuter train to KL Sentral (beware that KTM trains run only every 30min).
 

 

Bandar Tasik Selation station
pedestrian bridge from TBS to Bandar Tasik Selatan station (LRT, KTM and KLIA Transist train lines)

 

The official name of this bus terminal is "Terminal Bersepadu Selatan - Bandar Tasik Selatan" or abbreviated  "TBS-BTS".  Surely not the most catchy name for a bus terminal so we will stick we the term "TBS". Bandar Tasik Selatan is the area of KL it is located in, translated it means "South Lake City".  The adjacent LRT station is also called "Bandar Tasik Selatan". TBS serves south-bound buses, hence the the word "Selatan" in the name, which means "south".


TBS was opened in 2011 as effort of the city to transform the long-distance bus system in city and lower traffic congestion around the old Puduraya Bus Terminal in the city center, which handled all long-distance buses before.  After Puduraya - now called Pudu Sentral - was renovated and reopened in 2011 it only serves north-bound buses, Putra Bus Terminal handles buses going to East Coast and TBS takes care of southbound buses to destinations like Melaka and Singapore.


TBS is a super modern and huge terminal which resembles more of an airport than a bus terminal.  It also offers eTicketing  and online booking  through its website. Unlike Pudu Sentral it is not  located in city center but 30min south of it. So if you try to catch a bus it is recommended to leave from the city center about 1h before departure.  TBS has a direct connection  to the KTM, LRT und KLIA Transit train lines from the neighboring Bandar Tasik Selatan station.

 

 

Map:
View BTS Bus Terminal in a larger map

 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

 

Which destination are served from TBS?
main destinations: Singapore, Melaka, Mersing (ferry to Pulau Tioman), Johor Bahru
other destinations: Bahu, Bandar Penawar, Kluang, Kota Tinggi, Muar, Pasir Gudang, Pontian, Segamat, Senai Airport Lounge, Taiping, UITM Lendu

Can I store my luggage at TBS?
Yes, TBS has luggage storage facilities. See here


How much is parking?
rates are RM3 per entry per day and free for motorcycles
 

Which bus operator run from TBS?
Air-Bus Express, Delima Express, Five-Star Express, Hasry Express, Konsortium Express, Kwok Ping Express, Maharani Express, Maju Express, Mara Liner Express, Mayang Sari Express, Melor Interline Express, Meridian Express, Metro Bus Express, Seasons Express, Sepakat Liner Express, Star Mart Express, Star-Trip Express, Arwana Express, Bus 88 Express, Causeway Link Express, City Express, Eagle Coach Express, Eltabina Sdn Bhd Express, Five Stars Express, K.K.K.L Express, Lower Perak Motor Service Express, Nice Executive Coach Express, Star Qistna Express, Satria Sdn Bhd Express, Sis. Kend. Bumiputra Express, Sri Maju Express, Super Nice Express, Transnasional Express, Kuala Yakin Express, Grassland (Zenwan) Express
 



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