Yesterday by Frahman Photography on Flickr
Yesterday by Frahman Photography on Flickr

Going to Kuala Lumpur by Express Bus

Taking an express bus from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is popular with travellers looking for cost saving and convenience of arriving directly in the heart of KL hotels and shopping belt without the hassle of airport transfer.

Some of the preferred express buses to KL include:

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Some of the top reasons for selecting a particular bus operators are: pickup locations, comfortable seats and safety. Onboard meals, entertainment and WiFi connectivity are secondary considerations. However, operators with an established brand may be an important deciding factor too.

Express Bus Pickup Locations

Here's some of the popular pick-up points for express buses to Kuala Lumpur from Singapore:

Beach Road Golden Mile Complex
Golden Mile Tower
Textile Centre
The Plaza
Lavender MRT
Marina Bay Singapore Flyer (Mon-Fri)
Orchard Road Concorde Shopping Centre
Serangoon Road Little India
Park Royal Hotel
Balestier Road Balestier Plaza
Tanjong Katong Katong V Mall
City Plaza
Tanjong Katong Complex
Hougang Kovan Hub
Jurong Boon Lay Shopping Centre
IMM Building
Big Box(Jurong East)
Tampines Tampines 1 Taxi Stand
Tampines MRT near Exit B

Arriving at KL City Centre - Cheaper and Less Hassle

It is still cheaper to take the express bus to Malaysia than taking the cheap flights from Singapore. The bus fare for a one-way trip from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur starts from SGD18 and the bus will take you right into Kuala Lumpur city centre.

Typically, the express buses to KL are fairly spacious with 3 seats arranged in a row. The SVIP class has between 24 to 27 seats and a 1-way bus ticket costs from SGD25 to SGD40.

For the ultimate comfort and luxury, you may choose to travel on a 18-seater luxury Singapore-KL coach that will cost you upwards of SGD59 (e.g. Transtar Solitaire), which offers more leg room and elbow space.

Stay Connected with Your Mobile Devices

Use Your Laptop on BusWith roaming, you can remain contactable with your mobile phone. This may be one good reason why people choose to travel by an express bus to Malaysia.

On top of that, many of the Singapore to Kuala Lumpur coaches now have power plug points at the seat for you charge your laptop and tablet computers and use them throughout the entire 6-hour bus journey.

Coach with WiFi to Kuala Lumpur

Some bus operators even advertised to have WiFi internet access onboard, however, most of the time the connection is slow and intermittent. Also, not all the express buses in their fleet are equipped with WiFi, you will have to confirm at the time of booking with the express bus company that the coach has free internet access onboard.

Meal Served Onboard, Shorter Travelling Time

Meal served onboad Transtar bus

Aeroline, Nice Coach and Transtar Solitaire serve light meal onboard to cut down the intermediate stops and reduce the total travel time. As a rule of thumb, the higher the class and price, the better the seat and the shorter the travel time.

Transtar Solitaire Bus Seats

Book Your Bus Ticket Online

Here's a couple of websites offering bus tickets: and With online booking you can compare bus fares and select timing from a wide selections of bus operators.

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