Kuala Lumpur is home to an array of tourist destination, towering skyscrapers and elegant shopping complexes. Pulling away from the concrete jungle, are many recreational parks and forest reserves, making Kuala Lumpur amongst the most diverse holiday destination around within Southeast Asia.
Travel from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur
The distance between the two destination is approximately 355 km apart, which takes 4 – 6 hours in travelling time, depending on the traffic congestion, route taken, weather conditions and other factors which may influence the duration of the journey.
Singapore Bus Pickup-points
There are an array of bus terminals within the borders of Singapore, all are strategically located and accessible to fellow travelers. Many of them serve as pickup points from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. A number of bus operators with routes from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur tend to begin their journey from :
Plaza Beach Road.
This pickup point is situated at a shopping mall called The Plaza along Beach Road. Travellers who intend to get from Singapore to Shah Alam may access this bus pickup point by boarding bus 100,107, 107M, 961, 961C or 980 which would alight passengers opposite said pickup point.
Golden Mile Complex
The Golden Mile Complex function more of a pickup point rather than a bus terminal. Hence, it does not have the amenities and facilities you would find in a bus terminal. Nevertheless, majority of bus operators depart from here to various other destinations up north.Travelers intending to get to this terminal can do so by boarding the MRT to Nicoll Highway MRT or board a bus.
Katong V Mall
The structure of this mall is inspired by the Peranakan culture. It is home F&B shops, retail shops and more. It is also surrounded by residential and commercial areas. Travelers can access this pickup point by boarding a bus and later a short walk along East Coast road to this venue.
Jurong East IMM
IMM mall is the largest outlet mall in Singapore, home to over 80 outlet stores consisting of many well known brands, such as Converse, Daiso and more. Travelers would have to board the MRT to Jurong East MRT station or board a bus which would stop in front of the mall itself.
There are many bus pickup point along this stretch of the road. Travelers may choose to board either a bus or a MRT to Novena MRT station in order to gain access to this pickup point.
Block 809 are HDB apartments within Kitchener Complex, situated along French Road and opposite V Hotel Lavender. Travelers can gain access to this pickup point through the MRT to Lavender station or board a bus to Kallang Road and walk to Jellicoe Road.
Boon Lay is a pickup point situated in Jurong West opposite the Jurong West shopping mall, along Boon Lay Pl. This pickup point is accessible by boarding the MRT to Lakeside or board a bus directly to the shopping mall.
The Tampines MRT station is partly elevated, as it functions as a interchange station between the East West line and the Downtown line. Travelers can gain access to this MRT station by boarding the MRT, preferably from station along the Downtown line or the East West line. There is also the option of boarding a bus to this station as well.
Kuala Lumpur Bus Drop-off Points
Bus operators tend to drop off their passengers at various points within Kuala Lumpur. Among the few to mention include:
Berjaya Times Square is a shopping mall conveniently located along Jalan Imbi. The shopping mall is home to many well known brands like Samsung, Famous Amos, Tealive, GSC and more. Travelers can access this pickup point through the monorail or the LRT, to Imbi or Hang Tuah respectively.
Terminal Bersepadu Selatan is a 24-hours transit hub within the borders of Kuala Lumpur. Bus operators that operate at the terminal tend to provide long distance journeys connecting Kuala Lumpur to various parts across Peninsular Malaysia. Travelers can access this terminal either by boarding the KTM, LRT, a taxi or a bus.
KL Sentral is a major transit hub, integrated with NU Sentral, a shopping mall with many famous stores. This pickup point is one of the most accessible pickup point in Kuala Lumpur. Travelers can gain access to this terminal by boarding a bus, KTM or an LRT.