Travel from Kuala Terengganu to Johor Bahru by Bus
Travelling down south from Kuala Terengganu to Johor Bahru is a long journey, and therefore picking the right transport system is essential for a comfortable ride. Buses are definitely one of the best ways to travel as you don’t have to drive yourself and you don’t have to spend a fortune. The one bus service provider that has buses from Kuala Terengganu to Johor Bahru is Transnational. The journey takes about 9 and a half hours with up to 8 pick-up points including Chendering, Marang, Kerteh and more before heading towards the south into Johor. There are up to four buses a day and 2 of them leave at 9am while the remaining leaves at 9pm.
Things to do in Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru or JB is the southernmost city in Peninsular Malaysia and is the gateway to Singapore as there are two causeways from JB to the island nation. Johor Bahru itself is a vibrant cosmopolitan city that is home to a multi-ethnic and multicultural community. However, it is also a city rich in historical value, so if you want to know more about the city’s background, you can pay a visit to the Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, Sultan Abu Bakar Royal Palace Museum, Sultan Ibrahim Building and Istana Bukit Serene that provides information on the Johor Royal Family and their role in developing Johor Bahru. If you want to learn more about the history of the Chinese people in JB, there’s the Johor Bahru Chinese Heritage Museum and Johor Bahru Kwong Siew Heritage Gallery. For a more modern take on the city, visit Danga Bay, which is a waterfront development complete with a theme park, petting zoo and a traditional house exhibit. For animal lovers, you won’t want to miss out on a chance to visit Johor Bahru zoo and Saleng Zoo that features a host of local and imported animals for your viewing pleasure. Those with kids may want to visit Legoland Malaysia located in Iskandar, Johor, about half an hour from JB. There are about 40 rides and attractions here that are bound to keep you and your children entertained and occupied for the entire day. There are plenty of shopping malls in town you can go to including KSL city, City Square, Pelangi Leisure Mall and many more.