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There are many ways by which one can travel from Kuantan, Pahang to Johor Bahru, the southernmost city in Peninsula Malaysia. One of the most comfortable ways is of course by bus and the journey takes the east coast road heading south. In Kuantan, there are two bus companies that provide a direct ride to Johor Bahru and they are Cepat Express and Transnasional. Cepat Ekspress picks passengers up from Terminal Sentral Kuantan whereas Transnasional has several pickups points including Kuantan’s Central Terminal, Taman Indera Pura, Taman Mentega, Peramu Jaya, Pekan toll and Pekan Shell Station. Both bus services will drop passengers off at Larkin Terminal. The journey takes 6 and a half hours with occasional stops for food and toilet breaks, as well as prayer breaks.
Johor Bahru is known as the southern gateway to Malaysia and is the departure point for everyone travelling to Singapore. Johor Bahru however, holds its own as a vibrant city full of amazing attractions, especially for families. One of the best spots for families is Legoland in Iskandar Malaysia, which features tons of rides and attractions which you can enjoy over a period of several days, and there are several ticket packages available that accommodate a several day visit. Apart from Legoland, you can bring your kids to Sanrio Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbour and enjoy everything this white and pink kitty has to offer, including merchandise and performances. There’s also a place called the Little Big Club that caters to kindergarten level kids with performances and attractions they will enjoy, featuring many of the famous cartoon characters today including Bob the Builder, Thomas the Train and Barney the Purple Dinosaur. For adults, you can check out the numerous shopping malls like Johor Bahru City Square and KSL City Mall. If you want to find out more about the history of JB, pay a visit to the Chinese Heritage Museum and Sultan Abu Bakar Royal Museum. Nature lovers will want to visit the JB zoo which is one of the oldest zoos in the country. Another attraction you don’t want to miss is Danga Bay which has dining, shopping and various entertainment spots. If Johor Bahru is your next destination and you don’t know how to start planning, just download the Catcth That Bus app which will definitely help you a lot.