How To Go To Singapore From Johor Bahru (JB)

Johor Bahru To Singapore

Planning a trip to Singapore this weekend?

This article is a complete guide for you to consider the transportation best suited you to arrive at Singapore safe and sound!

There are 4 transportation options we made for you.

Whether you want to save budget or to arrive at Singapore at shortest possible time, we have done sorting them out and compiled as below.

All you need to do is just read them all and make a wise decision!

Let’s check them out!

1. Private Taxi From Johor Bahru To Singapore
2. Bus From Johor Bahru To Singapore
3. Train From Johor Bahru To Singapore
4. Self-Driving From Johor Bahru To Singapore

How To Go To Singapore From Johor Bahru

1. Private Taxi From Johor Bahru To Singapore

Thinking of the safest and fastest way to Singapore?

Private taxi tops the list of all transportation options!

Recently, this service has become very popular because you can go anywhere in Singapore without restrictions.

Plus, you don’t waste time waiting for buses or other people. The service is all between you, private taxi and destination.

Advantage Of Taking Private Taxi From Johor Bahru To Singapore:

  • Direct transfer service
  • Able to take both luggage and people with ease
  • Pick you up at doorstep according to your schedule
  • Can bring you to places where public transport is either impractical or unavailable
  • At customs, you do not need to alight with luggage. Just pass the passport to the driver and he will be able to drive straight through. Very hassle free and reduces travel time.
  • Cheaper than taking public bus if you travel with more than 5 people

Private Taxi Recommended For:

  • Families with elderly or small children
  • Friends who prefer leisurely travel

Private Taxi Price Range:

  • SGD$90 – 100 per car.
  • For more info, please click here: Pricing.

Due to the popularity of private taxi service, many private car companies had been established to serve the nations.

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Among them, we sincerely recommend you choosing SGMYTAXI over the rest because their services are so great and caring that they constantly received compliments from customers.

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a. Comfortability and safety guaranteed

  • All passengers are covered under vehicle insurance
  • Able to sit back and relax throughout the journey

b. Professional and friendly drivers

  • Punctual every time
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Take good care of all your needs
  • Familiar with the shortest possible route to Singapore
  • Know how to avoid traffic jam route if there’s any

c. Luxury MPV Vehicle

  • Clean
  • Well-maintained
  • Large luggage space
  • Different seater vehicle provided depending on your preference

d. No hidden or extra charges apply

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2. Bus From Johor Bahru To Singapore

Taking bus to Singapore is also a convenient option because the frequency of buses is getting higher compared to years ago.

Besides, more comfortable buses are offering cheaper fares and covering more routes than ever before.

But the imperfections and weakness of this transport mode still cannot be improved.

It frustrates a lot of travellers and makes the journey tiring and unhappy. Now I’m going to tell you why.

Advantage Of Taking Bus From Johor Bahru To Singapore:

  • Very cheap
  • No need pre-booking
  • You can socialise with co-passengers and make new friends. This means you will never be lonely.

Disadvantage Of Taking Bus From Johor Bahru To Singapore:

  • You travel with luggage. It’s tiring to carry luggage with you throughout the journey.
  • It doesn’t bring you directly to the destination.
  • You need to be alert to you get on the right bus on time or you waste time waiting for the next bus arrival.
  • You share ride with a lot of strangers.
  • During peak hours, you’ll be squeezed and couldn’t even get a seat.
  • At each immigration checkpoint, you need to get off the bus with all belongings. Very time-consuming.
  • Clearing customs could take 2-3 hours at peak hours.
  • You could not enjoy and relax on the bus. Travel mood may be spoiled.

Recommended For:

  • Budget travellers
  • Travellers who carry less luggage
  • Family with older children

2.1 Bus From JB Checkpoint to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW5
Bus Route: JB Checkpoint to Newton Circus, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM3.40
Bus Schedule: Daily from 5:00am to 10:30pm, every 20-30 minutes

Transtar, TS1
Bus Route: JB Checkpoint to Changi Airport
Ticket Price: RM10
Bus Schedule: Daily from 5:00am to 9:15pm, every 1-2 hours

Transtar TS1 & TS8 Bus from Singapore to Johor Bahru

Transtar, TS3
Bus Route: JB Checkpoint to Marina Square, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM7 (cash) or SGD$2.40 (Ez-Link)
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Fri: from 5:45am to 9:45pm, every 30-60 minutes
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: from 6:45am to 9:45pm, every 1 hour

Also read: How To Go KSL City Mall From Singapore

Transtar, TS8
Bus Route: JB Checkpoint to Resorts World Sentosa
Ticket Price: RM7 (cash)
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Fri: from 5:30am to 10:00pm, every 45-60 minutes
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: from 6:00am to 10:00pm, every 1 hour

2.2 Bus From Larkin Bus Terminal to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW1
Bus Route: Larkin Bus Terminal to Kranji MRT, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM1.90
Bus Schedule: Daily from 6:00am to 10:30pm, every 15-30 minutes

Causeway Link, CW2
Bus Route: Larkin Bus Terminal to Queen Street Bus Terminal, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM3.40
Bus Schedule: Daily from 6:00am to 10:30pm, every 15-30 minutes

SBS Transit Bus, 170 (Red Plate)

SBS Transit Bus from Singapore to Johor Bahru
Bus Route: Larkin Bus Terminal to Queen Street Bus Terminal, Singapore
Ticket Price: SGD$1.95
Bus Schedule: Daily from 5:20am to 12:30am, every 13-20 minutes

Singapore-Johor Express, SJE

Singapore to Johor Bahru by SJE Bus
Bus Route: Larkin Bus Terminal to Queen Street Bus Terminal, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM3.40
Bus Schedule: Daily from 6:30am to 11:30am, every 15-30 minutes

 

2.3 Bus From Perling Mall to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW3
Bus Route: Perling Mall to Jurong East Interchange, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM5.20
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Fri: from 4:35am to 9:50pm, every 5-30 minutes
Sat: from 4:55am to 9:35pm, every 10-40 minutes
Sun & Public Holiday: from 5:00am to 9:50pm, every 20-30 minutes

Also read: How To Go To Aeon Tebrau City From Singapore

 

2.4 Bus From GP Sentral JB to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW4G
Bus Route: GP Sentral to CIQ 2nd Link, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM5.00
Bus Schedule: Daily from 5:30am to 9:00pm, every 40-45 minutes

 

2.5 Bus From Bukit Indah to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW3
Bus Route: Bukit Indah to Jurong East Interchange, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM5.00
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Fri: from 5:00am to 9:35pm, every 5-40 minutes
Sat: from 5:20am to 10:00pm, every 10-30 minutes
Sun & Public Holiday: from 5:25am to 10:00pm, every 15-30 minutes

Also read: How To Go To Bukit Indah From Singapore

2.6 Bus From Pontian to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW4
Bus Route: Pontian to Jurong East Interchange, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM8.00
Bus Schedule: 5:30am, 6:00am, 10:30am, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm

 

2.7 Bus From Sutera Mall to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW4S
Bus Route: Sutera Mall to Jurong East Interchange, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM6.00
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Sat & Public Holidays: from 4:35am to 4:50pm, every 10-50 minutes
Sun: from 4:35am to 8:20pm, every 10-40 minutes

Also read: How To Go To Johor Premium Outlet From Singapore

 

2.8 Bus From JB Sentral to Singapore

SBS Transit Bus, 170X (Blue Plate)
Bus Route: JB Sentral to Kranji MRT, Singapore
Ticket Price: SGD$1.41
Bus Schedule: Daily from 6:10am to 12:00am, every 4-17 minutes

SMRT, 950

SMRT Bus from Singapore to Johor Bahru
Bus Route: JB Sentral to Woodlands Temporary Interchange, Singapore
Ticket Price: SGD$1.45
Bus Schedule: Daily from 5:30am to 11:30pm, every 9-13 minutes

Also read: How To Go To JB Sentral From Singapore

 

2.9 Bus From Taman Ungku Tun Aminah to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW3S
Bus Route: Taman Ungku Tun Aminah to CIQ 2nd Link, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM6.20
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Fri: from 5:30am to 9:00pm, every 30-60 minutes

 

Causeway Link, SL1
Bus Route: Taman Ungku Tun Aminah to CIQ 2nd Link, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM5.00
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Fri: from 7:30am to 6:00pm, every 90 minutes

Causeway Link S1 Bus

 

2.10 Bus From Giant Nusa Bestari to Singapore

Causeway Link, CW6
Bus Route: Giant Nusa Bestari to Boon Lay, Singapore
Ticket Price: RM5.00
Bus Schedule:
Mon to Fri: from 5:00am to 9:30pm, every 15-25 minutes
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: from 6:00am to 9:10pm, every 15-20 minutes

Good To Know:

  • Hold the bus ticket in your hands because you need it to continue the journey every time after clearing customs.
  • Bus departure time & ticket price may vary from time to time.
  • This is not a direct transfer service. The bus will stop several times to pick up passengers at the bus stops.
  • After clearing the first customs, you can board any buses available which offers the same service.
  • At Johor customs & Singapore checkpoints, there will be long queue in every evening and may take you more time to get your passport stamp than normal hours.

 

3. Train From Johor Bahru To Singapore

You can now travel from JB Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by taking a shuttle train named KTM Shuttle Tebrau.

This shuttle train is established in 1st July 2015, mainly to avoid traffic jam and makes crossing borders more efficient and consume less time.

With just 5 minutes, the shuttle train with 320 seats in total will arrive at Woodlands CIQ safe and sound. Make your booking as early as possible because the demand is extremely high!

Shuttle Tebrau from Singapore Woodlands Checkpoint to Johor Bahru Immigration Checkpoint

Advantage Of Taking Shuttle Train From Johor Bahru To Singapore:

  • Cheap
  • Save time & avoid traffic jam
  • Comfortable seat
  • Fastest way to JB Sentral from Singapore

Disadvantage Of Taking Shuttle Train From Johor Bahru To Singapore:

  • Only bring you to Woodland CIQ, you need to find another way to destination
  • Low frequency, approximately once per hour
  • Limited tickets & tickets sold out very fast

Recommended For:

  • Business travellers
  • Travellers who wish to reach Singapore in short time

3.1 JB Sentral To Woodlands CIQ

Price Range From JB Sentral To Woodlands CIQ:

  • JB Sentral to Woodlands CIQ: MYR5 (Single trip)

How To Buy Train Tickets?

  • At JB Sentral, proceed to ticket counter opposite to JB City Square and KOMTAR JBCC.
  • Tickets can be bought online at KTM website. Account registration is needed for first-time user. Then, you can make the payment and get your purchased tickets printed out.

Train Schedule From JB Sentral To Woodlands CIQ:

Departure time: 5:00am, 5:25am, 5:55am, 6:20am, 7:30am, 8:40am, 9:50am, 11:20am, 12:50pm, 2:20pm, 3:30pm, 4:40pm, 5:50pm, 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:20pm and 10:30pm

 

Good To Know:

  • Tickets must be purchased from 30 days to 10 minutes prior to departure time.
  • Present your passport while purchasing train tickets at the counter.
  • Maximum of 4 tickets per purchase.
  • Sold tickets are not exchangeable.
  • Have to clear immigrations before boarding.
  • Photography is strictly prohibited at Woodlands Train Checkpoint.

 

4. Self-Driving From Johor Bahru To Singapore

Due to flexibility, a lot of people do prefer road trip to Singapore, whereby they themselves drive the car. This could be best but what if the traffic is extremely crowded? Driver experience mental and physical weary and can no longer enjoy travelling experience to the fullest.

Advantage Of Self-Driving From Johor Bahru To Singapore:

  • Travel with ease, can go any destination at your choice
  • Time flexibility, you can change your itinerary whenever you want to
  • Save time, do not need to wait for public transport

Disadvantage Of Self-Driving From Johor Bahru To Singapore:

  • You still face traffic congestion at peak hours
  • Parking is hard to find
  • You feel tired after the journey

Recommended For:

  • Travellers who wish to go places that hardly accessible by public transport
  • Families with elderly and children

There are only 2 routes that bring you to Singapore. The toll fees are included below.

1. Woodlands Causeway (Total length: 1km)

Woodlands Causeway

There are 2 customs need to be cleared along the Woodlands Causeway, Sultan Iskandar Complex (CIQ) located in Johor and Woodlands Checkpoint located in Singapore.

The toll fee leaving Johor and entering Singapore is free of charge for both checkpoints.

2. Tuas Second Link (Total length: 1.92km)

Malaysia-Singapore Second Link Tuas

There are 2 customs need to be cleared along the Woodlands Causeway, Sultan Abu Bakar Complex located in Johor and Tuas Checkpoint located in Singapore.

The toll fees leaving Johor and entering Singapore for both checkpoints are stated as below:

Sultan Abu Bakar Complex: MYR4.00 per car

Tuas Checkpoint:
Peak Hours: SGD$2.50 per car
(5:00am to 10:00am & 3:00pm to 11:00pm)

Off-Peak Hours: SGD$1.30 per car
(10:00am to 3:00pm & 11:00pm to 5:00am)

Rate

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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