Faces of
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.

Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Larkin Sentral Bus Terminal

address: Tel: 07-223 3159
Larking-Bus-Terminal-Johor-Bahru.jpg, Larking Sentral (formerly Larkin Bus & Taxi Terminal) is a main bus terminal for local and long distance buses in Johor Bahru, it is located about 5min north of JB city centre
Larking Sentral (formerly Larkin Bus & Taxi Terminal) is a main bus terminal for local and long distance buses in Johor Bahru, it is located about 5min north of JB city centre

Larkin Sentral is the main terminal for local and long distance buses.  Another large bus terminal in Johor Bahru is JB Sentral which serves local buses only. Larkin Sentral is located about 5km northwest of the JB city center and the causeway to Singapore. At ground level it has 50 bus bays. The ticket counters are located on Level 1 where you can also find restaurants, ATM machines and luggage storage (RM2/per item, open 7am - 10pm). Level 2 houses a shopping bazaar and Level 3 a food court and prayer room.

The best way to get to Larking Bus Terminal is by taxi. Be aware that some taxi drivers tend to overcharge tourists. Insist on using the the meter, otherwise don't pay more than RM10 for a trip from the city center or the Malaysian immigration.

 

Bus connections to Singapore

There are several local buses going to Singapore from Larkin. If you are traveller, be aware that these are normal commuter buses with no space to store your luggage. All buses will stop at the Malaysia immigration and Singapore immigration where you have to bring the luggage along with you. After the immigration you hop back on the bus that is waiting at the other side. In case the bus has already left, you just wait for the next bus.
connections:
SBS 170 - to Queen Street Terminal (this is not a express bus, it will stop many times along the way)
Singapore Johor Express - to Queen Street Terminal
Causeway Link CW2 - to Queen Street Terminal
Causeway Link CW1 - to Kranji MRT station
Causeway Link CW5 - Newton Food Centre car park
 

 

 

Long-distance bus connections


click on the links below for direct online booking of the bus tickets

 

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

For more connections use the search box below:

Links:

Wikipedia page


 


Larkin Sentral Bus Terminal image: Google Street View

 

 

buy bus tickets online:

 

map and location of Larkin Sentral Bus Terminal



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