"Singapore > JB" Johor Bahru Transportation Tip by canttaketheskyfromme

Johor Bahru Transportation: 77 reviews and 78 photos

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* CIQs (checkpoints) At CIQ on all bus services, you must get off with all your belongings, pass through immigration and reboard the same service (not neccessarily same vehicle) If visitng JB city centre, do not reboard hte bus after passing through JB CIQ, as the complex is right in the centre of town.

* S'pore buses (SBS and SMRT) stop at all stops in Singapore, but in JB *ONLY* at the CIQ and terminal, NO OTHER STOPS. Same is true vice versa for M'sian services.

* SJE and CW2 are express services, doesn't stop en route except CIQ, uses the CTE and BKE.

* If you pay cash, KEEP THE TICKET! You will need it to reboard.

SJE: Queen St to Larkin
Cost RM2.40 from JB, $2.40 from S'pore, one way, no return tickets. Runs every 10 mins or so, up until around 10.30pm, from around 6.00am. Journey takes around 45min. No standing allowed. To return purchase a ticket from the SJE ticket office in the base of Merlin Tower, opposite the KTM station and CIQ.

SBS #170 Queen St to Larkin
Journey is around 60 to 75min. You can use EZlink card. Non EZlink card holders pay cash fare, in RM travelling FROM JB, s$ travelling TO JB. Service runs 5:30am to midnight, every 7 to 14 mins.
NOTE: Buses with a BLUE destination plate eun only between Larkin and Kranji MRT. Buses with a RED plate eun to Queen St. When reboarding (S'pore bound) at Woodlands CIQ, make sure you on right bus.

SBS #160 Jurong East - Kota Raya II Terminal (via Woodlands)
Runs every 8 to 15 mins 5:30am to midnight (6:15am from JB). EZlink accepted, cash as for SBS #170. Runs via casueway so passes through JB city centre (can alight at JB CIQ)

SMRT bus #950 Woodlands I'charge - Kotaraya II
Runs every 8-12min 5:30 to midnight (11:30pm from Woodlands). EZlink accepted, cash as for SBS.

Causeway Link services:
Johor bus service, cash ONLY on all services. s$ form S'pore, RM from JB.
CW1: Kranji MRT - Larkin
CW2: Queen St - Larkin
CW3: Jurong East I'change- Kotaraya II via 2nd Link and Bandar Nusajaya (Every 45min)

Mode: TO
Type: Bus

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  • Written Mar 2, 2006
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