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Malaysia
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.

Singapore

Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. At 704.0 sqkm (272 square miles), it is one of the few city-states in the world and the smallest country in Southeast Asia.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia

JB Sentral Railway and Bus Terminal

address: Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Johor-Bahru-Sentral-railway-station.jpg, Johor Bahru Sentral is the southern terminus of the KTM railway line linking Malaysia and Singapore and a major local bus terminal. It is connected to  Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex and Johor Bahru City Square shopping center.
Johor Bahru Sentral is the southern terminus of the KTM railway line linking Malaysia and Singapore and a major local bus terminal. It is connected to Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex and Johor Bahru City Square shopping center.

map and location of JB Sentral Railway and Bus Terminal

Johor Bahru Sentral railway station was opened in 2010 next to the historical Johor Bahru railway station.

 

Johor Bahru Sentral (on the right) and the bridge to Johor Bahru City Square Mall image: Google Street View

 

JB Sentral Railway Terminal

Buy train tickets online:

From Johor Bahru:
Johor Bahru - Kuala Lumpur
Johor Bahru - Ipoh
Johor Bahru - Butterworth
Johor Bahru - Hatyai (Thailand)
Johor Bahru - Jerantut (Taman Negara)
Johor Bahru - Wakaf Bahru (Kota Bahru)

To Johor Bahru:
Kuala Lumpur - Johor Bahru
Ipoh - Johor Bahru
Butterworth (Penang) - Johor Bahru
Hatyai (Thailand) - Johor Bahru
Jerantut (Taman Negara) - Johor Bahru
Wakaf Bahru (Kota Bahru) - Johor Bahru

for more train connections use the form below:

 

JB Sentral Bus Terminal

JB Sentral Bus Terminal has 11 bus berths and is part of the new JB Sentral Railway Station.
It serves local buses to Singapore and within the wider Johor Bahru area.
Bus Operators: SBS Transit, SMRT, JB local bus operators

Bus services to Singapore:
SBS 160 (to/from Singapore Jurong East Bush Interchange
SBS 170X (to/from Singapore Kranji MRT Station)
SBS 950 (to/from Singapore Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange)

Local Bus Services: dozens of bus lines - more information here

Long-Distance Bus Connections
Long distance bus are served from Larkin Sentral Bus Terminal

Online Bus Ticket Booking:

Johor Bahru - Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur - Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru - Genting Highlands Genting Highlands - Johor Bahru
JB - Mersing (jetty to Pulau Tioman) Mersing - Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru - Butterworth Butterworth - Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru - Penang Penang - Johor Bahru

 

 

JB Customs Complex

JB Customs Complex is part of the new JB Sentral Railway Station. All passengers must get off from their buses here with they belongings and go through customs before they get back on the bus on the other side.



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Things to do & see
Legoland Malaysia
Malaysia's first international theme park in Johor at the southern tip of the Peninsula close to the second Link to Singapore. ... more
Things to do & see
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
The gardens by the bay is a new park (opened in June 2012) on recclaimed land just behind Marina Bay Sands including the amazing architectural structures of the 50m high solar-powered "supertrees". ... more

Rose Centre, Cameron Highlands
extensive flower garden in a beautiful setting offering good views ... more