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Getting There

Journey to the islands takes about 30 to 45 minutes by speed boat and one and half hours by slow boat. There are a number of boat operators in Kuala Besut offering boat services to Perhentian Island. The return boat ticket cost RM 60.00 per person for speed boat and RM40.00 per person for slow boat.

By Flight
Fly with Malaysia Airline, Air Asia or Fireflyz from Kuala Lumpur to either Kuala Terengganu or Kota Bharu (45minutes). After arrive at the airport, take either a bus or taxi to Kuala Besut jetty. The journey will be take about 1 hours from Kuala Terengganu airport / 1hours from Kota Bharu airport.

From Singapore :
There is no direct flight to Kuala Terengganu/Kota Bahru from Singapore. Travellers must fly via KLIA. If flying via KLIA from Singapore too costly, consider flying from Senai Airport in Johor with Malaysia Airlines or Air Asia, This is cheaper option but takes much longer time due to land transfer from Singapore to Senai. Malaysia Airlines passengers can catch the SPS coach from Singapore to Senai which departs from:

Malaysia Airlines Singapore City Terminal Tel:  +65 6250-3333 
Copthorne Orchid Singapore Hotel, 214 Dunearn Road, Singapore 299526
Operating hours : 05:15am to 18:15pm daily
Fare: S$12 from Singapore, RM16 from Senai. Travelling time is about 2 hours.

Air Asia will start a bus service soon from Singapore to Senai. Currently, the passengers will have to get to Senai airport by bus via Larkin to Senai.

By Land

By Bus

You may board a night coach which depart from Kuala Lumpur (8 hours), Singapore (9.5 hours), Johor Bharu (9 hours), Penang (8 hours), etc. and arrive Kuala Terengganu Bus Terminal around 6.00am the next morning. There is also direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Besut.  If you arrive from Kuala Terengganu or Kota Bharu, we can assist you to arrange your transfer to Kuala Besut Jetty. Ping Anchorage's driver will meet you once you arrive and transfer you to Jetty, then by boat to island 

Kuala Lumpur (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan -TBS) | Johor Bharu (Larkin Station) | Penang (Komtar)


Note for our guest from Singapore:
Transnasional Express (Lavender Street/Kallang Bahru Junction Tel : +65 6294 7035) and Konsortium Express (Golden Mile Tower Tel: +65 6392 3911) with daily coaches to Kuala Terengganu. If you are unable to get any seats, you can try Transnasional coach which depart from Singapore to Kota Bahru and ask to drop off at Kuala Terengganu, alternatively get a seat from Johor Bharu (Larkin Station) to Kuala Terengganu.

Ping Anchorage Travel & Tours  Coach & Van


By Land (Driving)

Driving by car with friends or loved ones can be pretty much an interesting trip. Aside from the greeneries that can be seen throughout your journey, the fresh air and unpolluted countryside can offer a soughtful experience. Once you get to Terengganu road, The beautiful beaches and blue waters welcome you. Driving travellers are advise to get a map from Tourism Malaysia or any bookstore. (Car Park available at Merang Jetty (Redang Island/Lang Tengah Island), Marang Jetty (Kapas Island), Kuala Besut Jetty (Perhentian Island), and Gawi Jetty (Kenyir Lake)

* Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Besut Jetty (approx.7 hours drive)

- Highway 2 Kuala Lumpur (Gombak Toll) on Karak Highway and continue with East Coast Expressway to Kuala  Terengganu (Gemuruh) exit

- Highway 3 Kuala Terengganu (Gemuruh) exit turn left to Sungai Tong, Hulu Caluk , drive straight to AH18 to Kg Bukit Balai Jerteh 

- Turn right to T153 Kampung Kuala Besut , Kuala Besut Jetty

By Train
Express trains from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur terminate at Tumpat. Recommended stations are Wakaf Bahru or Tanah Merah where taxis are easily available. For further information, please contact yours nearest KTM Berhad counter.



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