Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal

If you are planning a trip to Batam or Bintan by ferry, you would have definitely come across the name – Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal.

You’re probably wondering:

“Where is Stulang Laut?”

“How do I get from Stulang Laut to my destination?”

“Which ferry do I take?”

“Is there anything to eat in Stulang Laut?”

“Should I spend the night in the Stulang Laut?”

We know that planning a holiday can be challenging especially when it involves a location you are unfamiliar with, but fret not! We’re here to help!

When you are done reading this article, you’ll know where to eat and stay in Stulang Laut and be a ferry-travel pro!

1. Stulang Laut
2. Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal
3. Singapore To Stulang Laut By Private Taxi
4. Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal Parking Area
5. What To Eat At Stulang Laut
6. Where To Stay At Stulang Laut

1. Stulang Laut

Most people would not have heard of Stulang Laut even though it is a seaside suburb in Johor that is just over the causeway.

However, for foodies and savvy travellers, Stulang Laut is the ferry gateway to neighbouring holiday destinations and a great gastronomic trail!

This quaint suburb in Johor is not only home to the Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal, but it also has streets lined with restaurants, hawker stalls and seafood eateries.

When you add in the myriad of eateries, the ferry terminal AND duty-free shopping, Stulang Laut becomes the perfect stopover destination for locals and Singaporeans alike.

Read on to discover why you should include Stulang Laut as a stopover destination in your holiday plans!

2. Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal

Berjaya Waterfront Ferry Terminal is also known as Johor Bahru International Ferry Terminal or the Zon Ferry Terminal. However, it is most fondly known by the locals as Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal.

JB International Ferry Terminal

Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal services popular sea travel routes to destinations such as Bintan Island and Batam.

Also read: How To Go To Johor Bahru From Batam (3 Simple Methods)

Although bustling with travellers, you won’t need to sweat it out as Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal is fully air conditioned and has a large seating area.

Even the ferries operating out of this terminal are spacious and fully air conditioned!

It’s a strategic location within the Zon, also means that there are various amenities and services in and around the terminal for your convenience.

Facilities & Services:

  • Fully air conditioned
  • Sheltered waiting area
  • Large seating capacity
  • Nearby restaurants and eateries
  • Undercover and open air parking
  • Duty free shops within the same building
  • Baggage storage services
Location: http://bit.ly/stulanglautferryterminal
Ticket Counter Address: 88, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan Stulang Laut, Johor, Duty Free Zone, Johor Bahru, 83000 Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6017-221 1677 / +6012-221 1672

 

Ready to travel? Let’s explore the top 3 most travelled routes from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal:

2.1 Ferry From Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal To Tanjung Pinang Ferry Terminal, Bintan

Currently, there are only three departure times every day, so you have to plan your trip well or you’ll be in for a long wait!

Travel time from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Pinang Ferry Terminal, Bintan is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Tanjung Pinang Ferry Terminal

Ticket Price:

  • Adult (age 13 years old +): RM86/One-Way or RM144/Two-Way
  • Child (age 3 to 12 years old): RM54/One-Way or RM86/Two-Way

Ferry Schedule:

  • Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Pinang, Bintan: 9:30am until 4:30pm, every 3-4 hours
  • Tanjung Pinang, Bintan to Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal: 7:00am until 3:00pm, every 3-5 hours

Ferry Operator:
Citra Indomas

  • Tip: Save money by purchasing a two-way ticket!
  • Note: There is an additional charge of RM21 per each outbound ticket from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal and return tickets may incur other charges from the Bintan terminal operator.

 

2.2 Ferry From Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal To Batam Center

Ferries to Batam Center from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal depart every 45 minutes (until 3:30pm, then they switch to an hourly interval).

The trip will take you approximately 2 hours and 12 minutes.

Batam Center Ferry Terminal

Ticket Price:

  • Adult (age 13 years old +): RM69/One-Way or RM110/Two-Way
  • Child (age 3 to 12 years old): RM46/One-Way or RM69/Two-Way

Ferry Schedule:

  • Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal to Batam Center: 7:15am until 6:30pm, every 45-60 minutes
  • Batam Center to Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal: 6:30am until 5:45pm, every 45 -60 minutes

Ferry Operator:
Citra Indomas

  • Tip: Save money by purchasing a two-way ticket!
  • Note: There is an additional charge of RM21 per each outbound ticket from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal and return tickets may incur other charges from the Batam Center terminal operator.

 

2.3 Ferry from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal To Harbour Bay, Batam

The time between each departure from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal to Harbour Bay, Batam is pretty irregular. So do check the schedule to avoid missing your ride!

The journey between terminals takes approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal

Ticket Price:

  • Adult (age 13 years old +): RM71/One-Way or RM111/Two-Way
  • Child (age 3 to 12 years old): RM46/One-Way or RM71/Two-Way

Ferry Schedule:

  • Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal to Harbour Bay, Batam: 7:30am until 6:30pm, every 1.5-2 hours
  • Harbour Bay, Batam to Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal: 6:30am until 5:30pm, every 1.5-2 hours

Ferry Operator:
Bistari Gemilang

  • Tip: Save money by purchasing a two-way ticket!
  • Note: There is an additional charge of RM21 per each outbound ticket from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal and return tickets may incur other charges from the Harbour Bay terminal operator.

3. Singapore To Stulang Laut By Private Taxi

Now, you’re probably wondering how to get to Stulang Laut from Singapore. Well, the most convenient and comfortable way to travel to this southern Malaysian seaport from Singapore, is by private taxi.

SGMYTAXI provides private car service from Singapore to Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal and vice-versa.

SGMYTAXI: Private Taxi/Car From Senai Airport To Tanjung Leman Jetty

Why You Should Choose SGMYTAXI Private Car From Singapore to Stulang Laut:

  • experienced drivers who know their way around Stulang Laut
  • clean, safe and well maintained cars
  • you choose the pick-up time and location from Singapore
  • ample legroom and storage space
  • extremely easy booking service
  • very reasonable rates
  • comfortable travel for larger groups and families
  • travel to Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal without having to wait for other passengers!

What to Expect:

  • the journey should take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes
  • do bring enough SGD with you to pay the driver

SGMYTAXI MPV Fleet You Can Choose From:

SGMYTAXI 专车 (Toyota Innova)

  • Toyota Innova (7-seater MPV)

Car Rental Toyota Alphard

  • Toyota Alphard (8-seater MPV)

Hyundai Starex (SGMYTAXI)

  • Hyundai Starex (10-seater MPV)

SGMYTAXI Pick Up/Drop Off Locations:

For your convenience, you can choose between any of these arrangements:

  • Option 1: Singapore to Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal (1-way transfer)
  • Option 2: Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal to Singapore (1-way transfer)
  • Options 3: Singapore to/from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal (2-way transfer)

How to Book a Private Car with SGMYTAXI:

To book a private car with SGMYTAXI, just send them a message through Whatsapp or fill in the online booking form. It’s that easy!

Still on the fence about booking with SGMYTAXI? Check out real testimonials from previous happy customers!

 

4. Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal Parking Area

While most choose to park in the Zon which is the duty-free zone where the ferry terminal is located, there are also other undercover and open air parking areas.

A popular option is to park at the Berjaya Waterfront Hotel’s multi storey parking area.

However, if you’d like to save a few dollars, you can also park near the food court close to the Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal entrance. If you decide on the latter, consider the risks involved!

 

5. What To Eat At Stulang Laut

Eager to do the foodie-trail while you’re at Stulang Laut? Read on! We’ve rounded up Stulang Laut’s most popular restaurants and food outlets to keep your tummy happy while you’re there:

Stulang Laut Seafood

5.1 Tai Son Seafood Restaurant

Located within the Duty Free Zone, Tai Son Seafood Restaurant should be your first stop when you disembark off a ferry!

Also read: 11 Top Seafood Restaurants in Johor Bahru

Pick your own fresh seafood, have it weighed then decide how you’d like it cooked – how easy is that?

Be warned, their serving sizes are very generous! So if you’re not super hungry, limit your order or you might end up in a food coma!

Taison Seafood Restaurant

Must try:

  • Salted Egg Crabs
  • Chilli Crab with Mantou Buns
  • Signature Fried Mee Hoon

Location: Lot C3, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, Duty Free Zone, Johor Bahru, 80300 Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-221 9988
Opening Hours: Daily: 3:00pm to 1:00am

 

5.2 Modern Fishing Point

Tucked in a corner is this unassuming food joint that serves up the best seafood fried rice.

Everything from rice, squid to lobster is cooked up on a large frying plate in an open kitchen so you can smell and see your food being prepared!

It can get pretty busy on weekends, so be prepared for a wait – you won’t regret it!

Modern Fishing Point Food

Must try:

  • Seafood Fried Rice
  • Chilli Squid
  • Grilled Stingray
  • Stir Fried Cockles
Location: 101/103m Block K1, Taman Stulang Laut, Johor Bahru, 80300 Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6012-782 5523
Opening Hours: Daily: 5:30pm to 1:00am

 

Stulang Laut Korean BBQ

5.3 Jang Won Korean BBQ

You may be wondering why a Korean BBQ restaurant made it to this list but according to the locals, Jang Won Korean BBQ is a must eat!

The restaurant has a nice laid-back ambience which is perfect for dining out with family and friends.

The restaurant uses a charcoal grill, so you get authentic tasting Korean BBQ fare.

Book in for dinner to try the alfresco dining area and enjoy the views of the Johor Straits while you feast!

Jang Won Korean Restaurant Stulang Laut

Must try:

  • Samgyeopsal
  • Dwaeji Galbi
  • Kimchi Jjigae
Location: K3-211, Block C, Perniagaan Stulang Laut, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, Johor Bahru 80300  Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-226 6820
Opening Hours: Daily: 11:00am to 11:00pm

 

Stulang Laut Curry Laksa

5.4 Foon Yew Laksa

If you’re a curry laksa aficionado, you would have definitely heard of Foon Yew Laksa!

Unlike other curry laksa stalls that only offer you a handful of ‘sides’ to pick from, Foon Yew offers you over 30 types of yong tau fu!

Foon Yew Laksa Stulang

While the curry served is relatively mild, you can always kick it up a notch with their inhouse sambal!

Also read: 65 Nice Food To Eat in Johor Bahru (Must Try!)

Due to its popularity, some laksa places have claimed to be branches of Foon Yew –  don’t be duped! There is only one original Foon Yew Laksa and it can be found in Stulang Walk.

Foon Yew Laksa Special

Must try:

Curry laksa with a big dollop of sambal

Location: http://bit.ly/foonyewlaksa
Contact: +6016-741 1504
Opening Hours: Daily: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Closed On: Monday
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Stulang Laut Teowchew Porridge

5.5 Restoran Come & Eat Teowchew Muay

Just beneath a plain row of flats is this exceptionally popular Teowchew Muay (Teowchew Congee) shop that serves up the hearty, homecooked-style fare to go with your congee.

Try to plan your meal there on a Thursday because that’s when the uncle serves his famous ‘Assam Fish’. Also not to be missed is their au naturel steamed fish and braised pork innards.

Customers begin rocking up the moment the shop opens its doors at 4:00pm, so get in early! Trust me, it’ll be worth it.

Must try:

  • Teow Chew Muay
  • Assam Fish
  • Steam Fish
  • Braised Pork and Innards
Location: 52B, Jalan Inderaputera, Kampung Stulang Darat, Taman Stulang Laut, 80400 Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6012-751 9390
Opening Hours: Daily: 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Closed On: Monday

 

Stulang Laut Kway Teow Kia

5.6 Restoran Woon Kiang

If there is one thing you definitely have to try in Stulang Laut – it is Kway Teow Kia!

Restoran Woon Kiang is popular among the locals as it serves up this aromatic herbal noodle soup with a variety of side dishes for a very decent price.

Although weekends and public holidays can get a little busy, Restoran Woon Kiang is open till 4:00am – so just a little patience and you’ll soon be savouring this yummy local delicacy!

Restoran Woon Kiang Food

Must try:

Kway Teow Kia

Location: No 1, Jalan Pandan 2, Taman Stulang, Johor Bahru, 80300 Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-220 0310
Opening Hours: Daily: 5:00pm to 4:00am

 

Stulang Laut Fried Banana

5.7 Sweet Banana Pisang Goreng Stulang

Another extremely popular local fare is pisang goreng or fried banana fritters. Sweet Banana Pisang Goreng has withstood the test of time and has been operating for over 40 years!

Sweet Banana Pisang Goreng Stulang

It doesn’t take long for a fresh batch of banana fritters to be snapped up the moment it leaves the large wok – it is THAT good!

Sweet Banana Pisang Goreng Stulang Food

Must try:

Fresh from the wok ‘pisang goreng’!

Location: http://bit.ly/sweetbananapisanggoreng
Contact: +6019-686 9005
Opening Hours: Daily: 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Closed On: Friday
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Stulang Laut Fast Food

5.8 KFC Stulang Laut

Good old KFC. Wait, don’t scroll off!

While you may think that all KFCs around the world are exactly the same, some people beg to differ. KFC Stulang Laut is popular amongst Singaporeans as apparently… it tastes better!

The selling point though is the upstairs seating area that gives you a great vantage point to view the Johor Straits, all the way into Singapore! How cool is that?

Must try:

Finger lickin’ good fried chicken!

Location: http://bit.ly/kfcstulanglaut
Contact: +6017-718 2669
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

 

6. Where To Stay At Stulang Laut

Convinced that Stulang Laut is the place to be? Great! Now, let’s find you somewhere to unpack and check into for the night. Below are our top picks of the best hotels to stay at while at Stulang Laut:

6.1 Berjaya Waterfront Hotel

Berjaya Waterfront Hotel is strategically located within the duty free shopping zone which is where the Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal is.

So if you want to shop, travel and not lug your purchases around, Berjaya Waterfront Hotel would be your best option!

Berjaya Waterfront Hotel

Distance from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal:
1 minute walk

Price Starting From:
RM156 / SGD51

Hotel Highlight:

  • Strategic location near causeway link
  • Located within walking distance to Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal
  • Integrated within duty free shopping zone
  • 4 Restaurants
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Health Club
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Free wifi
  • Free breakfast
  • Family-friendly

Berjaya Waterfront Hotel room

Good To Know:

  • Lots of restaurants within 10 minutes walk from this hotel (including some we mentioned above).
  • Only 30 minutes from Senai International Airport.
  • Parking area is a distance away from the reception. *Tip: Drop off your luggage at the lobby before heading to the carpark.
  • Bathrobes and slippers provided, so you won’t have to bring your own.
Berjaya Waterfront Hotel
Location: 88, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, Duty Free Zone, Johor Bahru, 80300 Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-221 9999
Email:  klso.rsvn@berjayahotel.com
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6.2 Grand Bello Hotel JBCC

If you’re looking to stay closer to the city centre but still want a little peace and quiet, try Grand Bello Hotel.

For a hotel that is located just 1km from the city, Grand Bello Hotel is surprisingly affordable.

Also read: 15 Best Homestay In Johor Bahru

Although it sits off a rather quiet pedestrian street, just a few minutes walk will lead you to multiple eateries, food courts, convenience stores, cafes and even a night market!

Grand Belllo Hotel JBCC

Distance from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal:
2.7km or 9 minute drive

Price Starting From:
RM101 / SGD33

Hotel Highlight:

  • Located in a quiet location
  • Free wifi
  • Free breakfast
  • Family rooms available
  • Shuttle service to popular shopping centres (Komtar, KSL, City Square)

Grand Belllo Hotel JBCC Room

Good To Know:

  • Walking distance to the Johor Bahru Customs checkpoint
  • Rooms are small but comfortable – think budget hotel, boutique quality
  • Less than 500m away from JB Sentral Station
  • Surrounded by multiple eateries and hawker stalls
Grand Bello Hotel JBCC
Location: 48, Jalan Inderaputra, Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru, 80300 Johor, Malaysia
Contact:  +607-207 9988
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6.3 Capri By Fraser Johor Bahru

Capri by Fraser is a relatively new hotel in Johor with all the bells and whistles.

This hotel is located just minutes away from the Johor Bahru customs, the causeway checkpoint and numerous shopping centres.

Capri by Fraser is definitely worth considering if you prioritise comfort and convenience.

Distance from Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal:
3.6km or 9 minute drive

Price Starting From:
RM233 / SGD76

Capri By Fraser Hotel Johor Bahru

Hotel Highlight:

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Luggage storage
  • Secure carpark
  • One restaurant in the hotel that serves Asian and International fare

Capri by Fraser Hotel Room Johor Bahru

Good To Know:

  • The hotel is enroute to the JB Checkpoint so the area can get rather congested on weekends and public holidays. Do allow extra time when travelling.
  • Walking distance to City Square, Komtar, Pasar Karat.
  • Provides shuttle bus service to some of the best places in JB including Southkey Mid Valley Mall, Komtar and City Centre.
  • Large, well appointed, comfortable
Location: Menara Tiga Serangkai, Jalan Tengku Azizah, Kim Teng Park, Johor Bahru, 80300 Johor, Malaysia
Contact:  +607-277 0888
Email: reservations.johorbahru@capribyfraser.com
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For more hotel options in Johor, refer here: 13 Best & Cheap Hotels in Johor Bahru

Disclaimer: All information is correct as of the time of writing. Any subsequent changes might not be reflected here.

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