Shuttle Tebrau 76up from Woodlands CIQ to JB Sentral by Train

KTM Shuttle Tebrau Train from Woodlands CIQ to JB Sentral by Train

Shuttle Tebrau 76up is the third passenger train of the day from Woodlands CIQ, Singapore to JB Sentral, Malaysia. I had a flight to catch from Johor Bahru Senai Airport for this trip, so what better way to make sure that I catch my flight with a border crossing by the Shuttle Tebrau.

Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ)

The KTM Shuttle Tebrau departs from Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) in Singapore. Click here for directions on how to get to Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ).

Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) Ticket Counter

If you haven’t already got your KTM Shuttle Tebrau ticket, you can purchase your northbound KTM Shuttle Tebrau ticket to at the ticket counter here, though this is a highly impossible move during peak periods. Click here to learn how to book KTM Shuttle Tebrau tickets online.

Information is pasted around Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) to inform passengers that the boarding gate now closes 20 minutes before departure.

Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) Ticket Checking

For the KTM Shuttle Tebrau, your passport is your ticket. A KTM staff at the Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) boarding gate will scan your passport with a mobile device. While no physical tickets are required for boarding, you should still carry it with you either as a hardcopy, screenshot, or on the KTMB Mobile app as a standby in case of any system errors.

Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) Singapore and Malaysia Immigration and Customs

Singapore exit immigration is cleared first, followed by Malaysia entry immigration and customs. All formalities for Singapore and Malaysia are completed at Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) before boarding.

Photography is not allowed inside Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ).

ASC (ICF-Padu Sedia) • Air-conditioned Second Class

On this trip, my Shuttle Tebrau 76up was formed of 4 ASC (ICF-Padu Sedia) coaches.

Sitting toilets are available on board the ASC (ICF-Padu Sedia) coach.

The legroom available on board the ASC (ICF-Padu Sedia) coach.

Tray tables are available for seats at rows 2 to 14.

The space available on the ASC (ICF-Padu Sedia) with seats reclined and tray tables out.

The ASC (ICF-Padu Sedia) coach works better for passenger movements as doors to the seating area are manual, allowing for quicker boarding and alighting speeds.

My Shuttle Tebrau 76up departed from Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ) at 11.07am – 7 minutes late.

Crossing the Johor-Singapore Causeway with inbound freight traffic on the road.

Crossing the international border into Malaysia.

Entering Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Johor Bahru Sentral Railway Station (JB Sentral)

Entering Johor Bahru Sentral Railway Station (JB Sentral).

My Shuttle Tebrau 76up arrived at Johor Bahru Sentral Railway Station (JB Sentral) at 11.11am – 6 minutes late. 25101 Pulau Angsa leads my Shuttle Tebrau 76up on the northern end.

Heading up the escalator to the main concourse.


As all immigration and customs formalities for Singapore and Malaysia have been completed in Woodlands Train Checkpoint (Woodlands CIQ), there is nothing else to do here at JB Sentral but just walk out freely to Malaysia.

The façade of Johor Bahru Sentral Railway Station (JB Sentral).


The KTM Shuttle Tebrau should be a priority if making a fixed time connection across the border, as the Shuttle Tebrau train is mostly on time, save for this experience of my Shuttle Tebrau 76up train being 6 minutes late. Even with the slight delay, it is still better for me to take the train as I know I will make my next connection, especially with a flight to catch.

From here, I waited for my connecting Causeway Link AA1 Airport Shuttle Bus to Senai Airport departing at 12pm.

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