Buses from Kuala Terengganu to Kuantan

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Travel from Kuala Terengganu to Kuantan by Bus

Spreading across a distance of about 230km, Kuantan is an approximate 2-4 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 does do pick-ups at several other points as well.

Things to do in Kuantan

The 9th largest city in Malaysia, Kuantan is the proud state capital of Pahang, located near the Kuantan River facing the vast South China Sea. Kuantan like most parts of Pahang, is blessed with lush greenery and natural landscapes such as beaches and lakes. Nature lovers should take a bus down to see Teluk Chempedak, just 5km from Kuantan town. Visit the Batu Hitam beach which literally has black stones (batu hitam) along the stretch of the beach. Taman Gelora is a park for you to have a stroll as you view the blue South China Sea and take boat rides. Surfers can ride waves at Cherating during monsoon seasons and you may even consider joining the annual surfing competition they host as well.

What to eat in Kuantan?

When in Kuantan, never miss the chance to spoil your tastebuds with “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 Hoi Yin’s Curry Mee Restaurant. Note 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 as one of them being the East Coast Mall with all the branded goods you need. Head out at night to the Jalan Gambut Night Market every Saturday or  Taman Gelora every Sundays to enjoy the local delicacies and other budget items.

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