Malacca is known for its historical sites and attractions, partially contributing to the multiculturalism that exist in Malaysia today. Aside from that, their multiculturalism has also paved the way for an array of local delicacies deriving from the Peranakan, Portuguese and other unique cultures.
Travel from Singapore to Malacca
Singapore and Malacca are separated by approximately 238 km with a travelling duration of 3 hours depending on the traffic congestions, route taken, weather and other related factors which may prolong the journey.
Singapore Bus Pickup Points
Singapore is known for its efficient public transportation, hence, having many bus pickup points, linking Singapore to various destinations across their borders. Buses which provide routes from Singapore to Malacca, tend to operate at these pickup points :
Concorde Shopping Centre
This pickup point is located along Outram Road, making it convenient for many travelers and tourist to journey beyond Singaporean borders. Aside from bus, travelers can access this pickup point through the MRTi as well.
Katong V Mall
Inspired by the Peranakan design as seen in its architecture, this pickup point is host to many retail shops, educational centres, F&B concepts and more. Boarding a bus to this pickup point is more convenient than taking an MRT.
Golden Mile Complex
Golden Mile Complex is one of the more popular and busier pickup points for express buses heading beyond the borders of Singapore. In addition to that, it is also conveniently located, making it easy for fellow travelers to get to this pickup point via MRT and bus.
City Plaza, Geylang Road
This pickup points is a commercial property with many amenities surrounding it. Travelers can board an MRT to Paya Lebar or better, board a bus directly to to the pickup points.
Boon Lay MRT station
This pickup points is located in Jurong West and is very much accessible through the use of the MRT and bus. It is also located near the Jurong Central Park, a haven for nature lovers and cardio junkies.
Bugis MRT station
This pickup points is not only accessible through the use of the MRT via Bras Basah or Rochor but also many buses. Surrounding it are many amenities such as hotels, food outlets as well as Bugis street which offers a great shopping experience.
Lavender MRT station
Not too far away from this pickup point, are many amenities such McDonalds and 7-Eleven.This pickup point is conveniently located along the ever busy Kalang road and is accessible by bus and MRT.
Malacca Bus Drop-off Points
Malacca is a popular tourist destination for travelers coming from far and wide, so it comes with no surprise that there many drop off points within its borders. Buses from Singapore tend to end their journey at the following drop-off points:
This pickup points is located not too far away from many tourist attractions in Malacca, namely the A’Famosa and St. Paul’s church. There is also a shopping mall known as Dataran Pahlawan filled which offers a great shopping experience.
Casa Del Rio Hotel
Casa Del Rio is located not too far away from the famous Malacca River as well as many other tourist attractions like A’Famosa and St. Paul’s hill. There are also some nearby nightlife venue for a good time with a couple of drinks.
This pickup points is one of the most strategically located between two shopping malls, Mahkota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan and a short walk to many tourist attractions in Malacca such as Jonker Street and St. Paul’s hill.
Melaka Sentral is arguably, Malacca main bus terminal. It is armed with many key features such as convenience stores, and ticketing kiosk. Their waiting areas are also air conditioned, making it comfortable while travelers wait for their bus to arrive.