Guide: How To Get To Senai Airport From Singapore

How to Get to Senai Airport from Singapore

Are you looking for hassle free transportation from Singapore to Senai Airport?

And many people wonder what is the best way to get to Senai Airport.

Anywhere, there are 5 options of transportation available for you to choose from.

While each of them has their own advantages and disadvantages.

Decide for yourself what works for you in terms of time, cost and ease and then let the services take care of the rest.

Transportation to the airport should be a stress-free experience.

Choose the best method of transportation that works for you after read this post.

Let’s check it out what are the transportation available!

5 options of Transportation From Singapore to Senai Airport:

Senai International Airport is only 50 km away from Singapore.

So it will take approximately 50 minutes to 1 hour to get there, but all depends on the type of transport you’ll choose. Here are list:

  • self-driving;
  • by private car service.
  • by public bus and MRT;
  • by private bus tour company;
  • by Singapore taxi or Malaysia taxi;

Option 1: Singapore To Senai Airport By Driving

You can easily come to the airport by car – the road is straight forward and it will take a little less than an hour.

Advantage of self-driving

you can go in your own pace, fast, easy.

Disadvantage of self-driving

A little bit expensive (especially if you will pay for few days parking and check point toll fees), uncomfortable, too complicated for companies more than 5 with heavy luggage, small children, elderly.

The perfect option for

Singe travelers, couples, families of no more than 4-5 people.

Additional Info

There are three roads you can use to come to Senai airport from Singapore: SDE/E22 (57 min, 63.1 km), PIE and Malaysia-Singapore Second Link/E3 (59 min, 72.9 km) and AH2 (47 min, 49.4 km). We advise to go via AH2, but keep in mind, that Island Club Road is a restricted usage road, AH2 is a partial toll road and there can be traffic jams on holidays and weekends.


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Option 2: Singapore to Senai Airport by Private Car Service (*The most recommended option for everyone!)

Advantage of using private car service

The easiest drive in shortest possible travel time. And BTW, with perfect, affordable  transfer price for everyone! You’ll be in the airport only in 50-60 minutes (depending on traffic conditions). Drive through borders without any need to change the vehicles or even leave the car, straight forward from Singapore to Senai Airport in Malaysia. Up to seven passengers in one car, good choice of vehicles.

Disadvantage of using private car service

The ride core rate is SGD$100.

The perfect option for

people with small children, big families, companies of friends, elderly, couples, tourists, who travel on a budget, everyone, who is late to the airport and want to be there as soon as possible.

Choice of vehicle

  • Toyota Innova
  • Toyota Alphard
  • Hyundai Starex


How to book private car service from Singapore to Senai Airport

Go to, click “Booking” tab at the top of a page and send message through WhatsApp to KY Tan. Or Find out more at contact page.

You can get a Toyota Innova for SGD$100 (one-way), or a Toyota Alphard for SGD$150 (one-way) to Johor Senai International Airport from Singapore. Both vehicles fit up to 7 passengers. Toll fees are an additional SGD$10. They are available on weekends and Public Holidays, and can take luggage (for no extra cost) or arrange multiple vehicles for companies of more than 8 people. For more details about price, click here –> Transfer Rate.


Option 3: Singapore to Senai Airport by Public Bus & MRT

Unfortunately, there is currently no direct bus operation from Singapore to Senai Airport or vice-versa. Alternatively, you may take one of bus services listed below and transit at JB sentral, Johor Bahru before proceeding using Causeway Link airport shuttle bus from JB Sentral to Senai Airport.

More details, click here: Transport Guide: How To Go To JB Sentral From Singapore

Airport Shuttle Bus Services

Advantage of using public bus

Cheap if you know the route and choose the correct bus service, no pre-booking necessary.

Disadvantage of using public bus

waste a lot of time, uncomfortable, complicated.

The perfect option for

travelers on a budget, couples, families with grown-up children, somebody, who is not in a hurry and want to save some money. You can even book a ticket of AirAsia Company on-line and ride on the Sky Shuttle for free.

Additional Info

Airasia free shuttle bus service has been discontinued in the end of June 2015. Therefore, there is no more free sky shuttle bus services to transport AirAsia guests conveniently to Senai Airport and back from Singapore to Senai Airport. Anyway, you can still can take bus from JB Sentral to Senai Airport.

More info, click here: AirAsia and Causeway Link

How does it work?

Step 1:
Book your Causeway Link e-ticket after confirming your AirAsia flight.

Step 2:
Present your AirAsia Itinerary and Causeway Link’s e-Ticket to Causeway Link’s staff to board the cross-border bus at either Newton MRT, Queens Street Bus Terminal or Kranji MRT to CIQ Malaysia.

Step 3:
Proceed to bay 24 (Malaysia CIQ). Present e-Ticket again to our staff to board the Sky Shuttle.

Step 4:
You have arrived at Senai International Airport.


Option 4: Singapore To Senai Airport by Private Bus Tour Company


Advantage of using private bus tour company

Shorter travel than using public buses (only an hour), comfortable – you board at a special stop in Singapore and is dropped at Senai Airport.

Disadvantage of using private bus tour company

Quite expensive, the departure may be inconvenient for your flight, requires credit card or PayPal to book, need to disembark the bus and go through customs in both Singapore and Malaysia.

The perfect option for

Seniors, families with children, people with heavy luggage, who are not stick to a schedule much.

Option 5: Singapore To Senai Airport by Singapore Taxi & Malaysia Taxi

Airport and Non Airport taxis are a quick and convenient way of travel to Johor Senai Airport. Taxi services are readily available 24 hours daily.

If you are going from Senai Airport, it is easier to book and then use Airport Taxi. For fares, booking and further information kindly proceed to the taxi counters located at the Ground Floor, Aeromall Senai upon your arrival contact the airport before.

It’s even easier with another direction: from Singapore to Senai Airport. You may hop on almost any taxi service providers to get to airport.

Advantage of using taxi

Don’t have to change vehicles or leave a vehicle to clear Customs, no need to carry heavy bags.

Disadvantage if using taxi

The taxi or private car only goes straight from one point to another, quite expensive for small companies.

The perfect option for

big families with small children, elderly, big companies, people with heavy luggage, who needs to be in the airport as soon as possible and in time. And be more expensive than by bus if traveling in companies of 3 people or less.

Additional Info

Some companies such as SMRT or Comfort are not allowed to cross the borders and go from one country to another. Always ask an operator before booking the ride. Price may varies.

4 Key Factors To Consider When A Mode of Transportation

  1. Time/cost of getting to the bus stop or drop point from your house.
  2. The hassle of carrying your bags.
  3. Time wasted getting on and off at the Singapore and Malaysian borders (still with those heavy bags!).
  4. A lot of money going to extra taxis, extra wait time, and more.

We hope that this guide of travel options from Singapore to Senai Airport in Malaysia was quite useful for you and helped with your choice. Thanks for reading!



Core Services Rates:
1. SG - Legoland 100SGD(Nett)
2. SG - JB 90-100SGD(Nett)
3. SG - Senai 100SGD(Nett)
4. SG - JPO 100SGD(Nett)
5. SG - NUSAJAYA 100SGD(Nett)
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