Buses from Kuala Lumpur (KL)to Singapore – The most convenient and cost effective way to travel!

We all have different ways of travelling from one place to another. It can be by car, buses, trains, airplanes, or even ships. But all our travelling routesdon’t have all the possible conditions required by our means of transport. Travelling from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Singapore can be fulfilled by various means of transport. But among them all, Buses (Coach) are the most practical way of moving between these two places in termsof cost, comfort and other factors. A normal travel by bus from KL to Singapore is highly recommended at all terms.

  1. Reasons to prefer buses:

Travelling by buses are the most appropriate, comfortable and cost effective way to arrive at Singapore from Kuala Lumpur. The first and foremost reason for this is, the departure point for buses is spread all around the city. A passenger can go to his nearest point and start his journey rather than travelling long distance. Driving and arriving at Kuala Lumpur International airport from the Kuala Lumpur city takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

The second reason to prefer buses is the luxury and advantage they offer to their passengers. The modern coaches and buses come with fully reclining seats, air-conditioned surrounding, and even toilets making travel by bus from KL to Singapore preferable. Some coaches also offer Wi-Fi and TV for your entertainment throughout the journey. With all these system, you can arrive at your destination fresh and energized.

Besides this, the check-in or enroll time from buses or coaches are usually 30 minutes prior to departure. But in the case of airlines, passengershave to check-in at least 2 hours before departure. Even though travelling by airline takes only one hour instead of 5 hour in the case of buses, people still pick buses, considering the check-in time and travel time to the airport.

  1. Popular departure locations in Kuala Lumpur:

There are a variety of departure points available for passenger to start their trip to Singapore. Some of them are mentioned below:


  • Bus operators from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) KL :Eltabina, Causeway Link, Sri Maju, Qistna Express and Konsortium.
  • Bus operators from Pudu Sentral (Puduraya) KL: Alisan golden Coach and Transtar.
  • Bus operators from Terminal KTM Old Railway Station KL: Transnasional, Nice and Plusliner.
  • Bus operator from Chinatown (Petaling Street) KL: KKKL
  • Busoperators from One Utama KL: Transtar, Fivestars, BillionStar, First Coach and Aeroline.
  • Bus operator from Bangsar KL: First Coach
  • Bus operator from Subang Jaya KL: First Coach
  • Bus operators from Sunway KL: WTS and Aeroline
  • Bus operator from Mont Kiara KL: Odyssey

III. Time Span (duration), stops and Fare:

The time taken for arriving at Singapore from Kuala Lumpur is usually 5 to 7 hours depending on the traffic and other conditions. Many coaches provide a straight journey to Singapore without stopping except for 1 washroom break and some coaches’ stop for meal and washroom break. Hence, it’s the passenger’s duty to select the appropriate fare while booking the ticket he/she wants, before travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore. Many coach operators stop and descend their passengers at various     drop-off points in Singapore which includes BeachRoad, Golden Mile Complex, Novena, Jalan Sultan, Marine Parade Katong V, Harbor Front, etc.The bus fare which begins from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore varies from 45 to 100 Malaysian Ringgit (20 to 45 Singapore Dollars) depending on the class. A normal fare usually costs 50 Malaysian Ringgit or 30 Singapore Dollars.