Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 26up: 3 Hours 18 Minutes Delayed Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Tumpat – Locomotive Breakdown

The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran is the last remaining express KTM Intercity train still running, spanning Peninsular Malaysia but not on the usual main line via bigger cities. The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran runs through the middle of the peninsular through the inland towns not easily accessible by road, from Johor Bahru right up to the coast … Continue reading Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 26up: 3 Hours 18 Minutes Delayed Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Tumpat – Locomotive Breakdown

Transtar Cross Border Service TS8: Orchard (Thong Teck Building) to JB Sentral (Johor Bahru Checkpoint) by Express Bus

Transtar Cross Border is a series of public buses running between Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia, operated by the same company operating the long-distance luxury buses to Kuala Lumpur and Genting Highlands. While a public bus, the Transtar Cross Border charges a premium for their express services, but this could be worth it on peak … Continue reading Transtar Cross Border Service TS8: Orchard (Thong Teck Building) to JB Sentral (Johor Bahru Checkpoint) by Express Bus

Shuttle Tebrau 83dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

After lunch, it's time to head back to Singapore via the Shuttle Tebrau, ending this very short loop around Peninsular Malaysia. The Shuttle Tebrau is particularly useful on peak days such as Sundays when tonnes of people are trying to head back to Singapore, both local Singaporeans after a day tirp or weekend in Malaysia, … Continue reading Shuttle Tebrau 83dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran is the last true remaining KTM Intercity express train which actually runs with limited stops. The other set of express trains, Ekspres Selatan between JB Sentral and Gemas/Pulau Sebang (Tampin), charges express fares but stops at all stations en route. As it's been almost 3 years since I last took a sleeper … Continue reading Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

Ekspres Selatan 44up: JB Sentral to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Night Train – Truncated and Replaced with SCS 92 Class EMU

The Ekspres Selatan is a series of shuttle trains in the state of Johor charging express fares, with some trains extending up to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) in Melaka. The night train, 44up from JB Sentral, travels up to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to allow passengers to transfer to the KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector to continue … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan 44up: JB Sentral to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Night Train – Truncated and Replaced with SCS 92 Class EMU

Flight Review – AirAsia AK6173: EXTREME 7 Hours 27 Minutes Delayed Flight from Alor Setar to Johor Bahru by Airbus A320-200 – Abandoned

From my Ekspres Kesatuan bus from Penang Sentral and my Grab from Alor Setar Terminal Shahab Perdana, I arrived at Alor Setar Sultan Abdul Halim Airport about 1 hour before the departure time for my AirAsia AK6173 flight from Alor Setar to Johor Bahru. Seems to be smooth sailing from Penang so far. Or so … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6173: EXTREME 7 Hours 27 Minutes Delayed Flight from Alor Setar to Johor Bahru by Airbus A320-200 – Abandoned

Flight Review – AirAsia AK6422: Johor Bahru to Penang by Airbus A320-200

AirAsia AK6422 is one of many frequent flights from Johor Bahru to Penang, with 7 flights operating on a Saturday. I picked this late afternoon departure to get across the Causeway safely with minimal risk of missing my flight, and to pair it with my return flight from Alor Setar so that I needn't head … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6422: Johor Bahru to Penang by Airbus A320-200

Shuttle Tebrau + Causeway Link AA1: Woodlands Train Checkpoint to Senai International Airport by Train + Bus

Senai International Airport is a viable alternative to fly from Singapore to further Malaysian destinations due to the lower taxes and lower airfares for domestic flights, while not too far from Singapore, adding just a little bit of extra travelling time. The safest method to get from Singapore to Senai Airport is definitely by quick, … Continue reading Shuttle Tebrau + Causeway Link AA1: Woodlands Train Checkpoint to Senai International Airport by Train + Bus

Shuttle Tebrau 89dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

The Shuttle Tebrau is a popular shuttle train plying between JB Sentral and Woodlands CIQ, with tickets easily selling out 30 days in advance for the 5-minute across the Causeway. Heading back to Singapore on a Sunday night, I opted to camp online before 8.30am 30 days before departure to secure my ticket as the … Continue reading Shuttle Tebrau 89dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

Shuttle Tebrau 86up: Woodlands CIQ to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

The Shuttle Tebrau is a popular shuttle train plying between Woodlands CIQ and JB Sentral, with tickets easily selling out 30 days in advance for the 5-minute across the Causeway. Heading to JB on a weekend, I opted to use it to cross the border efficiently and comfortably. From Marsiling MRT Station, I got on … Continue reading Shuttle Tebrau 86up: Woodlands CIQ to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train