How to get to and away from Melaka Sentral
The bus terminal is about 4km north of the city centre so you will a taxi or a bus.
A taxi costs between RM10 - RM15 (unfortunately, as it is common in Malaysia, Taxi driver refuse to use the meter).
Local Bus No. 17
Melaka Sentral to historic city centre, Mahkota Parade, Melaka Raya, Portugese Settlement
Other than bus #17, you can take any bus this going to Mahkota Parade from the domestic terminal of Melaka Sentral (just beside intercity terminal).
Panorama Melaka Bus
The Panorama Melaka ubs is a Hop-on Hop-off bus that runs on 2 lines (blue and red) to places of interest in Melaka. The blue line stops at Melaka Sentral. The ticket is RM2.
Note that the ticket for single-decker bus of the blue line is only valid for the blue line, while the ticket for double-decker bus of th red line (RM2) can be used for both lines.
Melaka (Malacca) - Kuala Lumpur
travel time: 2 hours
price: starting at RM13
Melaka (Malacca) - Singapore
travel time: 4 hours
price: starting at RM40
Just next to the bus terminal is Baazar Melaka Sentral (on the satellite map the orange building on the right), a big indoor wet market and shopping complex which is worth a visit while you are there. It is open 24h every day.
buy bus tickets online:
Transnasional bus arriving from Kuala Lumpur
the shopping and dining gallery inside the bus terminal
Roof Top Guest House and Hostel Melaka
Hostel / Guesthouse in the heritage zone of Melaka with a roof-top area
Church of St. Francis Xavier, Melaka
Neo-Gothic Catholic church on Jalan Laksaman in the historical city center. The Church was built in 1856 by the Paris Foreign Missionary in honour of St. Francis Xavier, a prominent 16th-century Catholic missionary.
Boat Ride to Taman Negara, Taman Negara
The scenic 2.5 h boat ride between Kuala Tembeling and Kuala Tahan (Taman Negara Headquarters) makes the trip to the park itself a highlight.