Making a trip to Mersing Jetty just to take the ferry ride to Tioman Island or Rawa Island is common among locals and tourists alike.
Much like other travelling journeys, there are various ways to go to Mersing Jetty from Singapore! Each have its own pros and cons too!
Below we list down the best possible ways based on your own needs and requirements to get to Mersing Jetty from Singapore!
Do take note that all the prices and schedules in the list below are subject to change as it is based on the sole discretion of each respective transport operator.
Mersing Jetty is located at Mersing, which is on the east coast of Johor within the border of Johor and Pahang.
You’ll have to take a 2-hour ferry ride from Mersing Jetty to Tioman Island. Alternatively, you can get a speedboat to other islands such as Tengah Island or Besar island as well as from Mersing Jetty to Rawa Island.
Continue reading for more information on transport to Mersing Jetty!
Mersing Jetty Location: http://bitly.com/mersingjetty
1. Private Car To Mersing Jetty From Singapore
When engaging with a private car service from Singapore to Mersing Jetty, there are numerous benefits!
During the journey, at the immigration clearance between Johor and Singapore, you won’t be required to get down from the vehicle!
Hence, it’s more convenient so you don’t have to be stressed during your holiday!
- Those who are travelling with more than or equal to 4 pax
- Travellers who have a tight schedule
- Those who travelling with young kids or elderly
- Pick up point will be directly at your doorstep in Singapore & able to leave anytime
- No long queues or transits
- Plenty of space for everyone, including luggage
- Safety is guaranteed
- Experienced drivers who recognize the routes well
- Don’t have to go through any complicated booking processes online
- Prices are cheap and reasonable
- Pricey for those travelling alone
2. Bus To Mersing Jetty From Singapore
Singaporeans frequently travel to Mersing during school holidays and long public holidays!
You can consider taking a bus to Mersing Jetty from Singapore!
There’s only one main bus operator at the moment which is KKKL Express from Singapore to Mersing Jetty or Mersing Bus Terminal.
|Bus Operators||KKKL Express|
|Price Range||SGD $35|
|Departure||1. Kovan Hub 206
2. Katong V Mall (RHB)
|Arrival||1. Mersing Jetty
2. Mersing Bus Terminal
|Departure Time (Singapore)||10:00pm, 10:30pm|
How To Book Bus Ticket To Mersing Jetty From Singapore
The below booking sites are where you can easily book a bus ticket from Singapore to Mersing Jetty:
Note: Book your bus tickets early as it can get sold out fast during public holidays such as long weekends!
3. Coach To Mersing Jetty From Singapore
You can also take a coach to Mersing Jetty from Singapore besides the bus:
Here are the available coach operators:
- Discovery Tours
The departure time for both coach operators is at 6:30am at Singapore Flyer.
Hence, this would be a good option for you if you’re living close by to the Singapore Flyer.
|Bus Operators||Discovery Tours||WTS|
|Departure time (Singapore)||6:30am|
|Departure time (Mersing)||5:30pm||6:00pm|
|Price (2-Way)||~SGD $50||~SGD $40|
How To Book A Coach Ticket To Mersing Jetty From Singapore:
To purchase the bus tickets from Discovery Tours or WTS, you may head over to their official websites!
- Discovery Tours (service suspended)
- WTS (service suspended)
- You will be comfortable all throughout the journey. But you might get cold, so bring any outerwear to keep you warm.
- Self-driving isn’t needed
- Tickets aren’t too expensive
- Might get stuck in a heavy traffic jam, especially on weekends!
- The journey may take longer
- Need to get down for immigration and board the bus once done
4. Driving By Yourself To Mersing Jetty From Singapore
To those who are looking to travel with a flexible schedule, driving with your own car would be ideal:
Another way to get travel without using public transport would be driving up to Mersing Jetty from Singapore!
That way, you are free to travel based on your own timing or go sightseeing as well!
Route 1 – Via Kota Tinggi
Singapore (via Laluan Persekutuan 3/AH18) – Johor Bahru – Ulu Tiram – Kota Tinggi – Jemaluang – Mersing Jetty
Mersing Jetty from Singapore Route 1 Details: http://bit.ly/jbmersingjetty
Duration: 3-3.5 hours
Route 2 – Via Ayer Hitam:
Singapore (via AH2) – Johor Bahru – Ayer Hitam (via Route 50/Laluan Persekutuan 3/AH18) – Kluang – Kahang – Mersing Jetty
Mersing Jetty from Singapore Route 2 Details: http://bit.ly/SGMersingRoute2
Duration: ~3.5 hours
Parking Options At Mersing Jetty
Within Mersing Jetty, there are about 4 carparks! However, you might not be able to find parking on public holidays or the weekends!
Location D is strictly reserved for those who are only going to Rawa Island.
Price: Expect to pay around RM15 per day when parking your car overnight.
- Flexible schedule as you have the freedom to decide the timings, stopovers and routes
- Journey is faster than the bus or coach
- Extra cost for gas, toll and parking
- Requires mental energy to drive by yourself for the whole 3-hour journey (can be more if there’s a heavy traffic jam!)
- The sun will be shining onto your car
- Can be a risk to leave your car overnight at the carpark