Bus from Singapore to Tioman Island & Ferry

How to get from Singapore to Tioman Island by bus & ferry

Bus from Singapore to Tioman Islands is one of the high in demand service especially during school breaks or public holidays. KKKL Travel & Tours is one of the reputable tour coach operators to offer this service.

KKKL bus from Singapore to Tioman Islands will drop off passenger at Tanjung Gemok jetty and Mersing jetty. The journey from Singapore to Mersing jetty is around 3 hours and Tanjong Gemok jetty is only 30 minutes apart from Mersing jetty. We highly recommend passengers to drop-off at Tanjung Gemok jetty as the ferry schedule is more stable compared to the ferry schedule at Mersing jetty. All these ferry schedule will highly depending on the tide situation on that day and hence, we strongly recommend to board at Tanjong Gemok jetty as the ferry schedule is relatively stable throughout the year except monsoon season from September to February.

KKKL Bus Boarding Points in Singapore

KKKL has 2 boarding points for bus from Singapore to Tioman Islands:

Boarding Point Image for Reference Boarding Time Remarks
Kovan Hub
6.00AM Please wait at Kovan Hub bus terminal
Bugis MRT Exit D
6.30AM Please wait at Bugis MRT Exit D taxi stand and look out for KKKL bus

Ferry from Tanjung Gemok to Tioman Island

If you choose to drop-off in Tanjung Gemok, the drop-off point is in Terminal Penumpang Tanjung Gemok. The journey from Singapore to Tanjung Gemok Jetty takes around 3.5 hours. KKKL bus will arrive at around 10AM. This is especially convenient since the ferry departure time from Tanjung Gemok Jetty is around 11AM or 11.30AM, depending on the days and other conditions.

Once you get the ferry ticket to Tioman Island, remember to get a boarding pass from the ticket counter. You need to pass the boarding pass to the duty officer when you board the ferry.

Tioman Island Resort

In Tioman Island, your ferry alighting point is usually depends on where you are planning to stay. There are a few jetties as per the picture below for your reference. The ferry will stop at the Genting Jetty, follow by Paya Jetty and subsequently Tekek Jetty and so on. So, when purchasing the ferry ticket, you need to mention to the ferry operator on which jetty you plan to alight. The most popular jetty that usually travellers will alight is at Paya and Tekek Jetty.

There are few jetties in Tioman Island, each close to a certain resorts or hotels in Tioman. Here are some of the best resorts in Tioman Island:

►Berjaya Tioman Resort

Berjaya Tioman Resort is one of the best resorts in Tioman Island. It offers traditional beauties of Malaysian-styled architecture accommodations. If you choose to stay in Berjaya Tioman Resort, your alighting point from the ferry is in Tekek jetty. The resort has more than 200 rooms and it is a highly recommended resort for couples or anyone who wish to have a relaxing break from their work. The resort has beautiful sandy beaches, crystal clear sea water, spacious and delicious restaurant for you to enjoy your stay.

►Paya Beach Resort

Paya Beach Resort is famous among visitors in Tioman Island. The resort sits by the beach and they offer many exciting activities in Tioman Island such as spa, diving, snorkeling and jungle trekking. If you choose to stay in Paya Beach Resort, your alighting point from the ferry is in Paya jetty. The resort is within walking distance from the jetty. This resort has more than 100 rooms and it is famous for divers as the resort is just beside the beach. If you are a diving enthusiast, this resort is recommended for you.

What To Do In Tioman Islands?

• Diving
• Snorkeling
• Seafood Meals
• Shopping
• Relax

Famous things to do in Tioman Islands include diving and snorkelling. Diving in Tioman Island is especially easy with many diving centres offering training and guides you through the process. Apart from that, snorkeling in Tioman Island is also one of the best things you can do in Tioman Island.

Tioman Island charms all of its visitors with its clear water and even more wonderful discoveries underwater. It is definitely one of the best places to dive and snorkeling in Malaysia!

Moreover, you can enjoy sumptuous seafood meals from many amazing restaurants around the island. Also, the Tioman Island is a duty free island so shop all you want and get souvenirs for your families and friends.

On top that, if you are not up to diving and snorkeling, you can just enjoy the beach, the breeze and the sound of the waves crashing on the shore. Having a relaxing break in Tioman Island and relishing in the breath-taking view is definitely rejuvenating.

What are you waiting for? Book your KKKL bus ticket and enjoy your amazing trip to Tioman Island today! We provide one stop solution to you, from hotel packages where we can arrange hotel accommodation, ferry ticket as well as coach ticket. If you need more information, please feel free to call us @ 62948909 or email to [email protected], our friendly travel consultant will assist you from there.