The tour by grabbing a bus from Johor Bahru to Mersing is the most affordable way to enjoy your journey at optimum level. The service is thus favorable not only for the tourist point of view, but the local dwellers of Singapore also travel by bus from Johor Bahru to Mersing in order to reach the Tioman Island by an offer of the cheapest travelling cost inculcated by the owners of various bus services who are certainly capable to journey between the two above mentioned cities of Malaysian peninsular.
Bus from Johor Bahru to Mersing
This is the most overcrowded journey because myriad of the Singapore tourists also take a bus trip from Johor Bahru to Mersing as there is always a shortage of availability of bus tickets that travels from Singapore to Mersing. Henceforth, they have to travel all the way to Johor Bahru and grab the bus service in order to reach Mersing. From Mersing, they can travel to the Tioman Island.
The bus service takes around 2 hours to reach the bus terminal of Mersing (can also reach Mersing jetty on foot in only 10 minutes) from the departing bus terminal of Johor Bahru i.e. Larkin Bus Terminal in standard rates that are generally less than 30 Ringgits respectively. It is essentially recommended by various bus services ready to start their destined journey that the passengers must purchase the bus ticket on prior through online in order to get rid of any discrepancies that simultaneously slows the excitement of a chosen bus trip.
There are very few reliable bus services that primarily start its journey from the bus terminals of Johor Bahru to Mersing; those bus services are mentioned as follows:
The Causeway Link Express journeys from Johor Bahru to Mersing in seven days a week on four different timings such that, its first service departs from the terminal of Johor Bahru around 8am, its next journey timings on the same day are at 11:30am, 7pm in the evening and on Sunday it travels only at around 3pm towards the destination stop at the terminal Mersing specifically.
The SnS International bus service takes its passengers to the terminal of Mersing on two different timings that are consequently 8am in the morning and 2:30pm at noon. Its cost for a single adult person is only around 15 Ringgits and for a child the cost is decreased by three Ringgits approximately from its adult travelling expense respectively.
The Transnasional bus service departs from the terminal Larkin, Johor in Johor Bahru covering the travelling distance of about hundred and thirty four (134) kilometers respectively in around one hour and forty minutes approximately. The current fare of this particular bus service for an adult is less than 20 Ringgits and for a child the fare is reduced to 13.20 Ringgits simultaneously. It then reaches the destination terminal of Baru Mersing situated in the vicinity of Mersing Island.
The Transnasional is the only service that is available four times a day such that, the journey timings are at 10am to 10:30am in the morning, 3:30pm at noon, evening timings are 8:30pm as well as the timings at night are consecutively on four different timings i.e. 10:30pm, 11pm & 11:59pm sharp.
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