Rapid Ferry: Butterworth to Penang Island (Georgetown) by Bus + Ferry (Butterworth Linkway Closure)

The Rapid Ferry is a roll-on/roll-off car and passenger ferry linking the multimodal transport hub of Penang Sentral at Butterworth on the mainland to the island of Penang at Georgetown. As the walkway from Butterworth Railway Station to the Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal is currently closed to facilitate the construction of the link to the upcoming … Continue reading Rapid Ferry: Butterworth to Penang Island (Georgetown) by Bus + Ferry (Butterworth Linkway Closure)

Rapid Ferry: Butterworth to Penang Island (Georgetown) by Ferry

After I alighted from the KTM Komuter Northern Sector from Padang Besar, it's time to head to Penang Island with none other than the newly-rebranded Rapid Ferry. This post is about the travel experience onboard the Rapid Ferry. This is NOT the actual information page you are looking for. Click here to visit the dedicated … Continue reading Rapid Ferry: Butterworth to Penang Island (Georgetown) by Ferry

SBS Transit Bus Service 35/35M: Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) to Tanah Merah MRT Station by Bus

The Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal serves ferries towards the Indonesian island destinations nearer to the eastern part of Singapore, such as Batam Centre and Nongsapura on Batam Island, and Pulau Lobam, Bintan Lagoon, Tanjung Pinang and Telok Sebong (Bintan Resorts) on Bintan Island. A dedicated public bus route, SBS Transit Bus Service 35/35M, serves the Tanah Merah … Continue reading SBS Transit Bus Service 35/35M: Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) to Tanah Merah MRT Station by Bus

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and Changi Airport are situated pretty close to each other, and I've actually wondered for quite a while if it's possible for some sort of integration between the two facilities so that the airport could also serve the nearby Indonesian islands just like how the SkyPier at Hong Kong International Airport … Continue reading Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service

Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under $500!

After having read all my posts on my trip from Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea, you might think that I've spent a lot on this trip considering that I've travelled in First Class on the ship from Batam to Jakarta, in Eksekutif Class on all long-distance trains and slept in hotels instead of … Continue reading Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under $500!

Day 6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam ASDP Ferry from Ketapang (Banyuwangi Baru) to Gilimanuk

NOTE: This journey is part of the KA Mutiara Timur Malam overnight train service from Surabaya Gubeng to Denpasar. The ferry and bus transfer from Banyuwangi Baru is included in the ticket fare, treated as a through train service, though you could piece the journey together yourself if you really wanted to. KA Mutiara Timur … Continue reading Day 6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam ASDP Ferry from Ketapang (Banyuwangi Baru) to Gilimanuk

Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok

The KM Kelud was already outside of the Port of Tanjung Priok at around 5pm, when dinner was served, and stopped short of entering the port. After about another half an hour of non-movement, the captain made an announcement saying that we are "drifting" as they are waiting for the pilot to board the ship to … Continue reading Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok