Kuala Lumpur To Mersing Jetty Transfer
RM680.00 – RM783.00
Private transfer from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty is a comfortable and convenient way to travel between these two destinations. This service provides a personal driver who will take you in a private vehicle from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty, the main jetty to Tioman Island.
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Tioman Island is a popular vacation spot located off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, about 56 km from Mersing town. If you’re planning to travel to Tioman Island from KL, Malaysia’s capital city, there are a few different ways to get there. There is no direct road or flight to Tioman Island. The best way to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty is by combining land transportation and a ferry.
First, travelers must find a suitable mode of transportation from Kuala Lumpur to the Mersing jetty or Jetty Tanjung Gemok. Once you arrive at the jetty, you can take a ferry to Tioman Island. Ferries regularly leave from Mersing to Tioman Island during the day, and tickets can be purchased at the ferry terminal or online.
Ferry Service from Mersing Jetty To Tioman Island
Ferries operate regularly from Mersing Jetty on the mainland to Tioman Island. The ferry ride typically takes around 1.5 – 2 hours, depending on the departure point and the weather conditions.
The frequency of the service usually depends on the season, with more ferries available during peak tourist season and less frequent during the low season. The ferry service from Mersing Jetty or Jetty Tanjung Gemok to Tioman Island depends on the tide. Sometimes the ferry departs in the very early morning, requiring tourists to start traveling from Kuala Lumpur in the very early morning. Do check the schedule before you make your trip planning.
Some companies also operate speedboat services if you want a shorter ride with a more expensive fare. These boats can take about 45min to reach Tioman.
Mersing Ferry Jetty to Tioman Island
- Mersing Jetty – officially known as Mersing Jetty Interconnection to Tioman Island, situated about 352 km from Kuala Lumpur (4.5 hours drive)
- Jetty Tanjong Gemok – situated about 315 km from Kuala Lumpur (5 hours drive)
Please note that the distance from Kuala Lumpur to the Jetty Tanjung Gemok is about 40 km less than Mersing Jetty, but it takes longer travel due to road conditions.
Advantage Private Transfer from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty
A private chauffeur is the best way to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Tioman Island because it is much more convenient and comfortable, especially with a child. Besides door-to-door service, a private tour guide will advise the best time to start the trip according to the current situation to ensure you can reach there just in time. Not too early, not at the last minute.
Road to Mersing Jetty
The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty is a scenic drive that takes you through a mix of urban and rural landscapes. The journey begins in the bustling capital city of Kuala Lumpur and takes you toward the coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The primary route is the PLUS Highway which connects KL to Ayer Itam Plaza Toll. The expressway is a modern, well-maintained toll road that provides a smooth and fast drive. It will take around 2.5 hours to reach Ayer Itam Plaza Toll, depending on traffic conditions.
From the Ayer Itam toll, we will take the Federal road to Mersing. The road is generally in good condition but can be narrow and winding in some areas. Along the way, we will pass through small towns such as Kluang Town, paddy fields, and palm plantations. The journey’s final stretch takes you through the scenic hills and coastal roads of the Mersing district.
The journey from Kuala Lumpur to the Mersing jetty will take around 4.5 -5 hours, depending on traffic conditions. It is recommended to check for any updates on roadwork and traffic updates before starting the journey.
The Mersing Jetty is the departure point for boats to the beautiful islands of Tioman and other marine parks in the south china sea. The road journey is a great way to experience Malaysia’s natural beauty and local culture.
Kuala Lumpur To Mersing Jetty FAQ
What is the average travel time between Mersing and Kuala Lumpur?
The average travel time between Mersing and Kuala Lumpur is around 4 hours by car and approximately 5-6 hours by bus. However, the travel time may vary depending on traffic conditions and the specific route used.
How to get Tioman Island from Kuala Lumpur?
There are several ways to get to Tioman Island from Kuala Lumpur:
- By flight: You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Senai Airport in Johor state. You can take a taxi from the airport to the Mersing Jetty island. Continues your journey by taking a ferry to Tioman Island.
- By bus and ferry: You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing, then take a ferry or boat to Tioman Island.
- By car and ferry: You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing and then take a ferry or boat to Tioman Island.
- Private transfer and ferry + private transfer service are available from KL to Mersing Jetty, which costs around MYR 650 – 700 per trip (depending on the season).
Check the schedule, prices, availability with the transport providers, and also check with the local travel agency as it might be more convenient.
What is the cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty?
The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty is by bus. Several bus companies operate daily trips from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty. The price varies from company to company and depends on the bus type (VIP, Express, etc.). On average, a one-way bus ticket from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing Jetty will cost around MYR 30 – 50 (Malaysian Ringgit) per person. Once you reach Mersing, you can take a ferry or boat to Tioman Island.
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