Flight Review – AirAsia AK6038: Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru (from Miri) by Airbus A320-200 (Mirus Hawk Slimline Seats)

Coming in from my AirAsia flight from Miri to Kuala Lumpur, it was immediately time for me to catch my connecting flight, AirAsia AK6038 from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru to get me close enough to home at a cheap price, saving me a night bus ride back to Singapore. My next flight was departing … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6038: Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru (from Miri) by Airbus A320-200 (Mirus Hawk Slimline Seats)

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Singaporeans: You Can Buy KTM Shuttle Tebrau Tickets To JB Using Credit Cards Again

After the major heart attack last week when only Malaysian internet banking can be used online to purchase KTM Shuttle Tebrau tickets, KTM Berhad has finally woken up to provide an internationally-acceptable mode of payments by credit and debit cards for the new KTM Shuttle Tebrau ticketing system, 9 days after its launch! Singaporeans and … Continue reading Singaporeans: You Can Buy KTM Shuttle Tebrau Tickets To JB Using Credit Cards Again

KTM Shuttle Tebrau Guide 2019: New Ticketing System and Departure Procedures using Passport effective 7 October 2019

Effective Monday, 7 October 2019, the KTM Shuttle Tebrau between JB Sentral and Woodlands will operate fully on a new ticketless system. New Shuttle Tebrau tickets are currently only available for purchase online with Malaysian internet banking accounts, or physically at JB Sentral and Woodlands CIQ Railway Stations. With this new ticketless system, tickets will … Continue reading KTM Shuttle Tebrau Guide 2019: New Ticketing System and Departure Procedures using Passport effective 7 October 2019

Flight Review – AirAsia AK6049: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur (for Bandar Seri Begawan) by Airbus A320-200

I had originally wanted to take a bus up from Singapore to KL to catch my Brunei flight, but alas, AirAsia was offering a RM58 all-in return fare from JB to KL on my dates, so I decided to abandon the bus idea and stick with AirAsia for easier transfers because now everyone can fly … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6049: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur (for Bandar Seri Begawan) by Airbus A320-200

Causeway Link Senai Airport Shuttle Service AA1: JB Sentral to Senai International Airport by Express Bus

The Causeway Link Senai Airport Shuttle Service AA1 is a bus service that I use every time I need to go to Senai International Airport since it offers the cheapest and fastest way to get there from JB Sentral. This time was no exception. Purchasing my ticket from the ticket counter as usual. My ticket … Continue reading Causeway Link Senai Airport Shuttle Service AA1: JB Sentral to Senai International Airport by Express Bus

Singaporeans: You Cannot Take The KTM Shuttle Tebrau Train To JB Anymore Unless You Use Malaysian Internet Banking

The Shuttle Tebrau is a very popular train service for Malaysians and Singaporeans alike to cross the Johor-Singapore Causeway at Woodlands to get to JB, and millions of people of all nationalities have used this service since its launch on 1 July 2015. However, as of today, 1 October 2019, with the launch of the … Continue reading Singaporeans: You Cannot Take The KTM Shuttle Tebrau Train To JB Anymore Unless You Use Malaysian Internet Banking

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