Travel from Kuala Terengganu to Kuantan by Bus
Spreading across a distance of about 230km, Kuantan is an approximate 2.5 to 4.5 hour ride from Kuala Terengganu. There’s a vast variety of buses that travel to Kuantan and some of them include Kesatuan Express, Transnasional, Mega Jaya Express, Nini Express and Cepat Express. These buses travel at various times across the day from 9.00am to 11.15pm. Most leave from the MPKT Bus Station and stop at Terminal Sentral Kuantan. Transnasional though does do pick-ups at several other points as well. Further details can be found on the CatchThatBus website. One can easily filter the time and prices and learn more about the bus operators here. Purchase your paperless tickets via the CatchThatBus mobile app.
Things to do in Kuantan
What to eat in Kuantan?
A district by the sea, what more could you ask for in Kuantan either than some epic “Ikan Bakar” (fried fish). Tanjung Lumpur is the gate to all the Ikan Bakar you can find in the world with an array of shops dedicated just for Ikan Bakar. Don’t miss one of Pahang’s best curry mee at the Hoi Yin’s Curry Mee Restaurant. Be noted that the place is pretty full during the weekends. Want some mouth-watering local cuisine. Head to Akob Patin House for some silver catfish curry soaked in fermented durian stew. You may think Kuantan is only about nature activities but the city has numerous malls as well one of them being the East Coast Mall with all the branded goods you need. Note the need and not the want cause over here you’ll be shopping like no other. Head out at night to the Jalan Gambut Night Market every Saturday or the night market at Taman Gelora every Sundays to enjoy the local delicacies and buy some cheap stuff. Unwind with nature and explore some interesting foods over here at Kuantan.