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Sunday, September 22, 2019
Transport

Getting Around In Johor Bahru (JB)

After clearing Johor Bahru immigration, you are now ready to explore Johor Bahru. This is where the excitement begins. This guide is organized based on destinations, so you can just zoom in to where you want to go, and we hope the transport information provided will be of help to your trip. We wish you a very good and fun trip. Do continue to feedback to us so we can make this guide even better.

If you are not sure how to get from Singapore to Johor Bahru, be sure to check out our guide here.

Mode Of Transport in Johor Bahru

When you are in Johor Bahru, you can get around with the following mode of transport.

Bus

Public bus is easily available near the JB Sentral Bus Terminal, which is located within a 5 minutes walk from the Johor Bahru Immigration Complext (CIQ). In the detail guide later, you will be able to find the bus that will bring you to your desired destinations in Johor. A summary of the bus services that you can find in Johor Bahru is show below. Scroll further down for the details.

Grab & Uber

Grab & Uber are both available near Johor Sentral immigration when you are going by Woodlands. Pick up can be arranged near City Square, which is opposite the immigration complex. Just remember to turn on your mobile phone internet connection to use the Grab or Uber apps. Check out the tips here on mobile internet. If you are going by Tuas, it is not likely you can get Grab or Uber at the immigration.

Taxi

Taxi is available at the Johor Sentral immigration complex and City Square taxi stand if you travel by Woodlands.

Self Drive

For those who self drive, the destinations listed below will provide you with the address for you to use your mobile phone GPS to get to the destinations. A Google map is also provided to help you.

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Transportation to Johor Bahru (JB) Destinations

Shopping Malls

Theme Parks & Attractions

Shopping Malls

List of shopping malls below.

Johor Bahru City Square

If you are coming from Woodlands, City Square is only a stone throw away from the Johor Sentral immigration complex. After you clear Johor immigration, you can take an overhead bridge to cross over to City Square.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Johor Bahru City Square
    106, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map
City Square is just opposite the Johor Sentral Immigration Complex

Komtar JBCC Shopping Mall

Komtar JBCC is also located just opposite the Johor Sentral immigration complex. It is located right next to City Square.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Komtar JBCC Shopping Mall
    Johor Bahru City Centre, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map
Komtar JBCC is next to City Square, opposite Johor Sentral Immigration Complex

KSL City Mall

KSL City Mall is located a short distance away from the Johor Sentral Immigration Complex. However, you still need to take a bus or taxi or self drive to get there. There is a KSL Hotel and a Service Apartment next to the KSL City Mall.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    KSL City Mall
    33, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to KSL City by bus.

  • JB Sentral Bus Terminal (Next to JB Immigration Complex)
Bus S1
This is a loop service that starts at JB Sentral, which will bring you to KSL City. The loop service will pass by Danga City Mall, Holiday Plaza, KSL City, and Plaza Pelangi, before returning to JB Sentral. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
KSL City is near the JB Sentral CIQ, though not within walking distance.

 

Transport To JB Destinations link
Shopping Mallslink

 

Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru

Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, the largest regional mall in Johor located at the heart of the Skudai district. Spanning over 1.3 million square feet and seven floors, Paradigm Mall Johor is a retail haven with over 500 outlets offering the best entertainment, fashion and delicacies. The many first have arrived here in town; Parkson, Village Grocer, Blue Ice Skating Rink @ Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, Golden Screen Cinema, Camp 5 and many more. Be part of this excitement. There’s always something for everyone! Check out our blog on Paradigm Mall.

  • Address:
    Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru (JB)
    Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru,, Jalan Skudai, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map

 

You can get to Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru by the following options.

Self Drive To Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru

If you self drive, you can just use your google map to navigate to the destination. You can travel either using the Woodlands Checkpoint or the Tuas Checkpoint. When you reach Paradigm Mall, when going to the car park, just take note that you need to go up a slope to get to the car park. The highest car park level is level 7, so if you have to get to level 7 car park, you will need to use the slope to go all the way up. Not a problem for some people, but some may be scare of the height. Check out some details here.

Use this Google Map to get to Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru.

Grab or Uber To Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru

If you do not drive, the easiest way to get to Paradigm Mall is using Grab or Uber. From Johor CIQ Immigration Complex in Johor Bahru Sentral or City Square Johor Bahru, you can use the same Grab app you used in Singapore to get a Grab Taxi. From the Grab app, choose your destination as “Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru”. Don’t get mix up with the Paradigm Mall in Kuala Lumpur. You may have to select “Kamayan City”, which is the old name for Paradigm Mall. It will cost you between RM15 to RM32 for a single trip. If you are with a few friends, this is easily cheaper than taking bus. Besides, if you want to take bus, you will have to walk quite a bit as the bus alighting point is quite far from the mall.

Use Grab Car to get to Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, cost about RM15
Use Grab Taxxi to get to Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, cost between RM21 to RM32.

Bus To Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru

If you really need to go to Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru by bus, then you can take the following buses. Do note the alighting bus stop can be quite far from the mall, and walking from the bus stop to the mall can also be challenging as it involved crossing the busy Skudai highway.

  • Johor Sentral (via Woodlands Checkpoint)
Bus JPO1
This bus service will pick you from Johor Sentral Bus Terminal and can get you to Paradigm Mall. It will pass by Giant Tampoi (on the right side), follow by Kipmart Tampoi (on the left side). Once after Kipmart, you need to look out for Paradigm Mall on the right side. This is a big mall, you should not miss it. Alight when you see Paradigm Mall. (Bus fare, timing, route.)

 

Transport To JB Destinations link
Shopping Mallslink

 

Aeon Mall Tebrau City (Jusco Tebrau City)

Aeon Mall Tebrau City is located further away from the Johor Sentral Immigration Complex. You can get there by the various mode of transport mentioned previously. For getting there by bus, please see the bus service below.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Aeon Mall Tebrau City
    1, Jalan Desa Tebrau, Taman Desa Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to Aeon Mall Tebrau City by bus.

  • JB Sentral Bus Terminal (Next to JB Immigration Complex)
Bus BET6 (also known as BeXTRA6)
This bus service will travel by the EDL highway, so it will be a smooth ride to Aeon Tebrau City. It will start from JB Sentral, pass by Panda City, then Aeon Tebrau City. You need to alight outside the Aeon Mall, along Persiaran Bandar Desa Tebrau (see google map). (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Bus BET6 from JB Sentral to Aeon Tebrau City
Bus BET6 alighting point outside Aeon Tebrau City
Aeon Tebrau City

IKEA Tebrau (Opened 16 November 2017)

IKEA Tebrau is located near Aeon Mall Tebrau City. At this moment, there is no bus information on getting there. But you can follow the same bus route to get to Aeon Mall Tebrau City. Once at Aeon, you can just take a short walk to get to IKEA. You wont miss it, as IKEA is huge and it is difficult to miss the distinctive blue and yellow colour of IKEA.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    IKEA Tebrau (Opposite Aeon Tebrau City)
    No 33, Jalan Harmonium, Taman Desa Tebrau Johor Bahru
    Johor Bahru 81100
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map

You can get to Ikea Tebrau using the free shuttle bus provided by Ikea, or using the public bus. For Ikea free shuttle bus, there is a fixed timing and long interval for the bus schedule. Hop on the bus if your schedule permits. If you are not able to catch the Ikea free shuttle bus, then you can take the public bus. The public bus route is the same bus route as Aeon Mall Tebrau City.

Getting To Ikea Tebrau By Free Shuttle Bus

The Ikea free shuttle bus pick up is located right at JB Sentral, which is at the JB Immigration Complex. The pick up bus stop is in front of KTM Johor Bahru Museum (KTMB Muzium), along Jalan Tun Abdul Razak. The free shuttle bus has the distinctive Ikea logo, so is difficult to miss it. Do take note of the departure time intervals.

Departures: 0900, 1100, 1400, 1600, 1900, 2100

Free shuttle bus to Ikea Tebrau, pick up at JB Sentral, just outside the JB CIQ complex.

 

Getting To Ikea Tebrau By Public Bus

  • JB Sentral Bus Terminal (Next to JB Immigration Complex)
Bus BET6 (also known as BeXTRA6)
This bus service will travel by the EDL highway, so it will be a smooth ride to Aeon Tebrau City. It will start from JB Sentral, pass by Panda City, then Aeon Tebrau City. You need to alight outside the Aeon Mall, along Persiaran Bandar Desa Tebrau (see google map). From here, you can take a short walk to get to IKEA, the distance is about 400m. See another map below for location of IKEA with reference to Aeon. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Bus BET6 alighting point outside Aeon Tebrau City
Ikea Tebrau is located near to Aeon Tebrau, about 400m away
IKEA Tebrau

Aeon Mall Bukit Indah

Aeon Mall Bukit Indah is located at the fast expanding township of Bukit Indah, which is away from the Johor Bahru City. You can get here through the Tuas Checkpoint. Self drive is easy, as there are well build highways that will make driving very easy. Check out here for self drive via Tuas Checkpoint. Getting there by bus is also not difficult, as you will find out more below.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Aeon Mall Bukit Indah
    LOT S51, Aeon Bukit Indah Shopping Centre, 8, Jalan Indah 15/2, Taman Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to Aeon Mall Bukit Indah by bus. From Singapore, you can get to Singapore Tuas Checkpoint and clear immigration to get to Johor CIQ Second Link. Check out the details of how to travel from Singapore to Johor CIQ Second Link by bus. After clearing immigration at Johor CIQ Second Link, you will board the following bus services outside Johor CIQ Second Link to get to Aeon Bukit Indah.

  • Johor CIQ Second Link (via Tuas Checkpoint)
Bus CW3
This bus service will travel from Johor CIQ Second Link, and will bring you direct to Aeon Bukit Indah. Alight in front of Aeon Bukit Indah. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Bus CW6
This bus service will travel from Johor CIQ Second Link, and will bring you to Giant Nusa Bestrai, follow by Aeon Bukit Indah. Alight in front of Aeon Bukit Indah. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Bus CW3 will bring out direct to Aeon. Bus CW6 will get to Giant first, before alighting you at Aeon Bukit Indah.

Sutera Mall

Sutera Mall is located near Bukit Indah, which is away from the Johor Bahru City. This is a hugely popular mall for the locals, and there are large number of shop house restaurants next to the mall, adding to the attraction of visiting here. You can get here through the Tuas Checkpoint. Self drive is easy, as there are well build highways that will make driving very easy. Check out here for self drive via Tuas Checkpoint. Getting there by bus is also not difficult, as you will find out more below.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Sutera Mall
    1, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/4, Taman Sutera Utama, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to Sutera Mall by bus. From Singapore, you can get to Singapore Tuas Checkpoint and clear immigration to get to Johor CIQ Second Link. Check out the details of how to travel from Singapore to Johor CIQ Second Link by bus. Do note there is a direct bus from Jurong East MRT/Bus Terminal (Bus CW4S) that will bring you from Singapore to Tuas Checkpoint, then to Johor CIQ Second Link and then to Sutera Mall.

After clearing immigration at Johor CIQ Second Link, you can board the following bus services outside Johor CIQ Second Link to get to Sutera Mall.

  • Johor CIQ Second Link (via Tuas Checkpoint)
Bus CW4S
This bus service will start from Jurong East MRT/Bus Terminal, and will get to Singapore Tuas Checkpoint, then Johor CIQ Second Link, and will bring you direct to Sutera Mall. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Bus CW3S
Board this bus at Johor CIQ Second Link, and from Johor CIQ Second Link, and will bring you to Sutera Mall. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Sutera Mall, a popular mall for the locals. There are many shop house restaurants next to the mall.

Johor Premium Outlets (JPO)

Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) is a popular shopping area for premium goods with great savings. It has 130 outlet stores, carrying brands such as Aigner, Burberry, Coach, Ermenegildo Zegna, Furla, Guy Laroche, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, Swatch, Tumi and more. You can get to JPO by both Woodlands Checkpoint and Tuas Checkpoint. Self drive is easy, as there are well build highways that will make driving very easy. Check out here for self drive via both Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoint. Getting there by bus is also not difficult, as you will find out more below.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Johor Premium Outlets (JPO)
    Jalan Premium Outlets Indahpura, 81000 Kulai, Johor, Malaysia
  • Mall web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) by bus, using either Woodlands or Tuas Checkpoints. From Singapore, travel by bus to either Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint. If you are not familiar how to get to Singapore checkpoints, check out details here (Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint). After clearing Singapore immigration, proceed to hop onto a waiting bus to Johor immigration.

After clearing immigration at Johor Immigration Complex, you can board the following bus services outside Johor CIQ to get to JPO. The bus you take will depend whether you are coming from Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint. If you are from Woodlands Checkpoint, you can board the bus at Johor Sentral Bus Terminal, just outside the Johor CIQ complex. If you are from Tuas Checkpoint, you can board the bus at Johor CIQ Second Link.

  • Johor Sentral (via Woodlands Checkpoint)
Bus JPO1
This bus service will pick you from Johor Sentral Bus Terminal and bring you all the way to JPO. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
  • Johor CIQ Second Link (via Tuas Checkpoint)
Bus JPO2
This bus service will pick you from Johor CIQ Second Link and bring you all the way to JPO. Along the way, the bus will pass by Legoland and Hello Kitty Town, before getting you to JPO. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Get great savings from Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) for good quality brands like Aigner, Burberry, Coach, Ermenegildo Zegna, Furla, Guy Laroche, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, Swatch, Tumi and more

 

Theme Parks & Attractions

List of theme parks and attractions below in Johor Bahru.

Legoland Malaysia Resort

Legoland Malaysia Resort comprises of Legoland Thene Park, Legoland Water Park and Legoland Theme Hotel. You can get to Legoland by both Woodlands Checkpoint and Tuas Checkpoint. Self drive is easy using GPS on your mobile phone. Check out here for self drive via both Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoint. Getting there by bus is also not difficult, as you will find out more below.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Legoland Malaysia Resort
    7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
  • Theme Park web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to Legoland by bus, using either Woodlands or Tuas Checkpoints. From Singapore, travel by bus to either Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint. If you are not familiar how to get to Singapore checkpoints, check out details here (Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint). After clearing Singapore immigration, proceed to hop on a waiting bus to Johor immigration.

After clearing immigration at Johor Immigration Complex, you can board the following buses outside Johor CIQ to get to Legoland. The bus you take will depend whether you are coming from Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint. If you are from Woodlands Checkpoint, you can board the bus at Johor Sentral Bus Terminal, just outside the Johor CIQ complex. If you are from Tuas Checkpoint, you can board the bus at Johor CIQ Second Link.

  • Johor Sentral (via Woodlands Checkpoint)
Bus LM1
This bus service will pick you from Johor Sentral Bus Terminal and bring you all the way to Legoland. On the way, it will pass by Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbour. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
  • Johor CIQ Second Link (via Tuas Checkpoint)
Bus JPO2
This bus service will pick you from Johor CIQ Second Link and bring you all the way to Legoland. After Legoland, this bus will continue to Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbour, then to JPO. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Bus SL1
This bus service will pick you from Johor CIQ Second Link and bring you all the way to Legoland. After Legoland, it will continue the route to go to Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbour, following by Jusco Bukit Indah, and then to Sutera Mall. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Legoland Malaysia Resort
Legoland Water Park Malaysia
Legoland Theme Hotel

 

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town & Thomas Town Theme Park (Puteri Harbour)

Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town Theme Parks are located at Puteri Harbour, where there are many restaurants and pubs along the sea for chill out. There is even a ferry terminal that links to Bintan and Batam Indonesia. Hotel Jen and Sommerset Service Apartment are also located here. You can get to Legoland by both Woodlands Checkpoint and Tuas Checkpoint. Self drive is easy using GPS on your mobile phone. Check out here for self drive via both Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoint. Getting there by bus is also not difficult, as you will find out more below.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Puteri Harbour
    Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Kota Iskandar, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
  • Theme Park web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to Puteria Harbour by bus, using either Woodlands or Tuas Checkpoints. From Singapore, travel by bus to either Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint. If you are not familiar how to get to Singapore checkpoints, check out details here (Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint). After clearing Singapore immigration, proceed to hop on a waiting bus to Johor immigration.

After clearing immigration at Johor Immigration Complex, you can board the following buses outside Johor CIQ to get to Puteri Harbour. The bus you take will depend whether you are coming from Woodlands Checkpoint or Tuas Checkpoint. If you are from Woodlands Checkpoint, you can board the bus at Johor Sentral Bus Terminal, just outside the Johor CIQ complex. If you are from Tuas Checkpoint, you can board the bus at Johor CIQ Second Link.

  • Johor Sentral (via Woodlands Checkpoint)
Bus LM1
This bus service will pick you from Johor Sentral Bus Terminal and bring you all the way to Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town Theme Parks at Puteri Harbour. After which, the bus will continue to go to Legoland. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
  • Johor CIQ Second Link (via Tuas Checkpoint)
Bus JPO2
This bus service will pick you from Johor CIQ Second Link and bring you to Legoland first. After Legoland, this bus will continue to Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbour, then to JPO. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Bus SL1
This bus service will pick you from Johor CIQ Second Link and bring you to Legoland first. After Legoland, it will continue the route to go to Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbour, following by Jusco Bukit Indah, and then to Sutera Mall. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town Puteri Harbour Malaysia
Thomas Town Theme Park Puteri Harbour
Thomas Town Theme Park Puteri Harbour

 

Puteri Harbour Johor

Angry Birds Activity Park (Komtar JBCC Shopping Mall)

Angry Birds Activity Park is located inside Komtar JBCC, which is also located just opposite the Johor Sentral immigration complex. It is located right next to City Square.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Angry Birds Activity Park (Komtar JBCC Shopping Mall)
    Level 3 KOMTAR JBCC, Centre,, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Theme Park web site
  • Google Map
Angry Birds Activity Park (Komtar JBCC) Johor Bahru

Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park

Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park is located further away from the Johor Sentral Immigration Complex. You can get there by the various mode of transport mentioned previously. For getting there by bus, please see the bus service below.

For self drive, taxi or private hire car, use the below GPS map and address for your navigation.

  • Address:
    Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park
    71, Jalan Austin Heights 8/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Theme Park web site
  • Google Map

This is how you can get to Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park by bus.

  • JB Sentral Bus Terminal (Next to JB Immigration Complex)
Bus BET6 (also known as BeXTRA6)
This bus service will travel by the EDL highway, so it will be a smooth ride to your destination. It will start from JB Sentral, pass by Panda City, then Aeon Tebrau City, then to Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park which is located in Taman Mount Austin. (Bus fare, timing, route.)
Austin Heights Water Park, Johor Bahru
Austin Heights Adventure Park, Johor Bahru
Austin Heights Sports & Leisure Park, Johor Bahru

 

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