How To Go To LEGOLAND Malaysia From Singapore:
The Ultimate Guide of Transport Options
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Legoland Malaysia is a great theme park for the whole family, and it’s very close to Singapore.
Unfortunately, getting there isn’t as easy as you might think.
Many cab services in Singapore do not offer transportation to the theme park, even though it is barely outside of the city-state’s borders!
However, there are several options of how to get to Legoland Malaysia from Singapore.
You can get to Legoland Malaysia with a private car, public bus, coach, Singapore-Johor taxi, limousine and yellow taxi..
The benefits and drawbacks of all of the ways of getting to Legoland Malaysia are discussed here in full detail.
Look no further!
Here is our complete guide on transport options from Singapore to LEGOLAND Malaysia.
No matter what your price point, you’ll find something that works here.
Option 1: Public Bus (Time consuming & you wouldn’t be able to reach Legoland in the morning)
Pros: No pre-booking necessary. The bright yellow Causeway Express buses leave from seven different stations in Singapore.
Cons: Potentially confusing transfers, long wait times. You have to alight the vehicle with all belongings at both the Singapore and Malaysia customs checkpoints, during peak season you may stuck in the immigration about 2-3 hours
Price: About SGD$6 per person, per way.
Recommended for: Adults and families with older children, on a budget.
How to do it:
From Jurong East and Boon Lay — transfer at CIQ Interlink (in Malaysia).
- From Jurong East Bus Exchange:
- Take CW3 or CW4 bus (SGD$4) across the Tuas Checkpoint. Alight at the next stop, CIQ Interlink. Busses operate from 7:10am – 11:45pm (Mon-Fri), and 7:30am – 11:45pm on weekends.
- From Boon Lay:
- Take CW6 (SGD$4) across the Tuas Checkpoint. Alight at CIQ Interlink.
Busses operate from 7:10am – 11:45pm (Mon-Fri), and 7:30am – 11:45pm on weekends.
Once you reach CIQ Interlink (Malaysia), transfer to another bus.
- Weekdays: Bus JPO2 (RM6 / SGD$2), which departs CIQ for LEGOLAND every THREE hours only: 8:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, and 5:30pm.
- Weekends and Public Holidays: Bus SL1 (RM2 / SGD$0.65) which departs CIQ for LEGOLAND every 90 minutes: 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, 6pm, 7:30pm.
- LEGOLAND is the FIRST stop.
From Kranji MRT, Woodlands MRT, Newton Circus, Queen St., or Sigapore — transfer at JB Sentral Station.
- Kranji MRT: SBS Bus 170
- Woodlands MRT: SMRT 950
- Newton Circus: Causeway Link CW5
- Queen St.: SBS Bus 170 or Causeway Link Bus CW2
- Sigapore: JB Express (SJE)
Once you reach JB Sentral, buy a ticket for the Causeway Link LM1 bus (RM 5.40 / SGD$2.11).
- Weekdays: Bus departures are at 8am, 9:30am, 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm, and 6:30pm.
- Weekends: Departures at 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
- It takes about 1 hour to get to LEGOLAND once on the LM1 bus.
Causeway Link Phone Number: +607 – 3602244.
Also read: How To Get To JB Sentral From Singapore
Tips, Tricks, and Feedback
The feedback we’ve gotten on this option isn’t great. A family of four will end up spending SGD$24 in bus tickets each way. And how many hours from Singapore to Legoland?
If you leave at 8am on a weekend, you might not reach LEGOLAND until close to noon. Young children are quite tired from the journey and the last thing you need is a crabby kid on the Dragon Coaster.
It is advised to depart as early as possible or around late-afternoon for guaranteed seats on the Malaysia-side buses.
Option 2: Private Bus Tour Company
Pros: Shorter travel time than public bus. You board at a designated stop in Singapore and are dropped at LEGOLAND Malaysia.
Cons: More expensive, designated departure might be inconvenient, requires credit card or Paypal to book, need to disembark bus and go through customs in both Singapore and Malaysia, some companies require you to book LEGOLAND tickets through them.
Price: SGD$20 – SGD$56 per person (round-trip).
Recommended for: Adults, seniors, and families with kids age 7-18, who want to reach LEGOLAND Malaysia in less than three hours.
Private Bus Tour Companies:
- WTS Travel
Pricing: SGD$20 – SGD$25 per person (2-way bus only); SGD$53 – SGD$58 (2-way bus + waterpark entrance); SGD$63 – SGD$68 (2-way bus + LEGOLAND Park entrance); or SGD$73 – SGD$78 (bus, waterpark, and LEGOLAND park entrance)
Booking: Visit www.wtstravel.com.sg to book online via Paypal or Credit Card. They also have several offices throughout Singapore, which are listed on the website.
- Bus Online
Pricing: SGD$61 per child; SGD$68 per adult on weekends; includes 2-way transfer and LEGOLAND Park entrance. Waterpark tickets must be purchased separately. Luggage stored under the bus SGD$2 per piece
Booking: Visit www.busonlineticket.com, pay via Credit Card, Paypal, at Seven Eleven, or at any AXS machine.
Note: There are many other tour companies in Singapore with similar packages, but all will use either the Singapore Flyer or Lavender MRT as dropping points unless you are staying at a hotel, in which case some companies will provide a shuttle from your hotel to the Flyer. (They usually tack on a few extra dollars to the package price for this service.)
**Differences in Border Crossings: Woodlands vs. Second Link (Tuas)**
Please note that traffic conditions can vary greatly, depending on whether your bus crosses the Singapore-Malaysia border over Woodlands vs. Second Link (Tuas).
Woodlands is the original link into JB Senter and is generally more congested as it is cheaper and closer to residential areas. Traveling from Singapore in the mornings (particularly on weekdays) via Woodlands is usually not very congested; making travel time similar to crossing over Secondlink. However, evenings, mornings and weekends can vary greatly.
Secondlink connects to the west of Singapore and goes towards the shipping area in Malaysia with expressways that lead to the airport. It is generally quicker in terms of boarder traffic and much closer to LEGOLAND Park.
However, the recent development of Iskandar (including residential and education) has meant more professionals living in Malaysia and commuting into Singapore, plus the price of schooling in Singapore has forced families to send their children to education campuses in Malaysia. Singapore and Malaysia are constantly working at Second Link to deal with the influx of traffic.
The usual travel time from Singapore to LEGOLAND via Second Link is about 1 hour. If you return via Woodlands, the trip could range from 1-2 hours at the Malaysia side (not counting 30-60 extra minutes you will spend getting off the bus and going through two customs checkpoints).
It is of most driver’s opinions that the Second Gate / Tuas side is more reliable, but in any case, it is always good to check the traffic cameras to see what traffic is like, prior to deciding on a route.
If traveling in ANY commercial vehicle (i.e. a vehicle that can seat 9 or more people), you will ALWAYS need to disembark the bus two times at both Singapore and Malaysia customs to get your passport stamped. There are often looooooooooooong queues.
Tips, Tricks, and Feedback
Check traffic cameras at www.trafficiti.com before deciding whether to take a bus traveling via Woodlands or Tuas / Secondlink. Expect the whole trip to take 2-3.5 hours.
We wouldn’t encourage you to start your trip during weekday’s mornings and evenings. You will get bored for traffic jam and Long Long queues in Singapore & Malaysia Check point.
Option 3: Take a Singapore Taxi
Pros: Don’t have to change vehicles or alight vehicle to clear Customs, no need to carry heavy bags.
Cons: You can only go from one point in Singapore to one point in Malaysia
Price: Approx. SGD$10 per person (Share-a-cab) or SGD$40 per vehicle, Singapore to Johor Bahru. Return is RM15 per person (Share-a-cab) or RM60 per vehicle, with extra charges for each stop. You will need to pay a second taxi on the Malaysia side to take you from the Kotaraya Taxi Stand (Terminal Bas Sentral Kotaraya, Jalan Trus, 81800 Bandar Johor Bahru, Malaysia) to LEGOLAND.
Recommended for: Families with small children and/or elderly; people carrying a lot of luggage.
Only specially licensed Singapore taxis are permitted to take passengers from the Ban San St. Taxi Kiosk on Queen St. (Singapore 911832, 5 minutes’ walk from Bugis MRT Station) to the Pasar Bakti terminal in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
From the Pasark Bakti Bus terminal, you will need to arrange a second, Malaysian taxi to LEGOLAND. Taxi service from Ban San St. Taxi Kiosk to the Johor Bahru Taxi Terminal at Pasar Bakti Kotaraya II costs SGD$10 per person (for a Share-a-Cab) or SGD$40 per taxi vehicle departing from Singapore.
Singapore-bound passengers already in Malaysia can come home via a taxi from Kotaraya Taxi Stand (Terminal Bas Sentral Kotaraya, Jalan Trus, Bandar 81800 in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia). Again, you would need to take a separate Malaysian taxi from LEGOLAND to this departure point, where Singapore taxis will wait.
The return service to Singapore is available 24 hours/day and costs RM15 per person (for Share-a-Cab) or RM60 per vehicle. Again, these taxis will NOT drop you at your house, but to the Ban San St. Taxi Kiosk on Queen St (near Bugis MRT) only.
How to book:
Call +65 6296 7054 or just head over to the Kotaraya Taxi Terminal on Queen Street in Singapore. If in Malaysia, call +60 7222 5859 or +60 7 224 6986.
Tips, Tricks, Feedback
You can ask a Singapore driver to arrange the Malaysian-side taxi; if he does it, you can be expected to pay at least SGD$55 up front to him, plus the costs of the other taxi to the Malaysian driver.
You will get to avoid lugging your belongings through customs at both ends, as the car will be able to drive through the border while showing your passport to a checkpoint through the window.
Option 4: Cross-Border Luxury Taxi Service
Pros: Don’t have to change vehicles or alight vehicle to clear Customs, no need to carry heavy bags. They can pick you up at your door and drop you right at LEGOLAND Malaysia, taking the fastest route via Woodlands or Tuas. Luxury vehicles such as Mercedes E-Class available for folks who want to travel in style.
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Price: SGD$170 per way for a Malaysian Hyundai Starex; SGD 320 for a Mercedes E-Class (max 4 passengers). Waiting will cost an additional SGD 10 every 10 minutes.
Recommended for: Families with small children and/or elderly; people carrying a lot of luggage who are not budget-conscious.
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Option 5: 7 Seater MPV Private Car Transportation Service
***Highly Recommended ***
Pros: Shortest Possible travel time at lowest cost. Door-to-door service from your residence to LEGOLAND Malaysia in 45 – 90 minutes (depending on traffic conditions). Drive through the boarder (Secondlink) without having to exit the vehicle and clear customs. If you have more than five people travelling, it’s actually cheaper than the bus options. Instant booking available via WhatsApp.
Cons: Higher than bus options if travelling in parties of 3 or less.
Price: SGD$100 – SGD$150 per trip (up to 10 passengers)
Recommended for: Families with small children and/or elderly; people who want to maximize their time in LEGOLAND Parks and their budget as well.
Fleets: Toyota Innova & Toyota Alphard
How to Book:
You can get a Toyota Innova for SGD$90 (one-way), or a Toyota Alphard for SGD$140 (one-way) to LEGOLAND. Both vehicles fit up to seven people. Toll fees are an additional SGD$ 10. They are available on weekends and Public Holidays, and can take luggage (for no extra cost) or arrange multiple vehicles for parties of 8 or more.
They will always travel via the Second Link / Tuas side, which as described earlier, has less traffic and is much closer to LEGOLAND Malaysia. Like the Taxi and Luxury Taxi options, you don’t have to get on and off the vehicle when going through borders, because the vehicle is able to drive straight through, passing your passports to the checkpoint guard for instant stamping.
Tips, Tricks, and Feedback
There are not many downsides to using SGMYTAXI. It wins our vote mostly because we don’t want to break up our weekend trip to LEGOLAND with a long commute that leaves us exhausted before we even arrive!
We don’t want to get on and off a bus constantly, and we also enjoy not having to share our space with a bunch of strangers. We also don’t want to pay an arm and a leg. The safety and security of SGMYTAXI is just icing on the cake.
With other options, you need to factor in:
a.) Time/cost of getting to the bus stop or drop point from your house (plus the hassle of carrying your bags);
b.) Time wasted getting on and off at the Singapore and Malaysian borders (still schlepping those same bags on and off each time!); or
c.) A lot of money going to extra taxis, extra wait time, and more.
Quite frankly we’d rather spend the money on cotton candy, and the time lounging in the LEGOLAND Wave Pool.
We hope this review on transport options from Singapore to LEGOLAND Malaysia has been helpful. We’ll continue to keep this page updated with new ways of getting you there, and updates as we see them. For any comments feel free to contact the webpage administrator. Thanks for reading!