One of the more popular routes is the route from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka (also known as Malacca) by bus. It is one of the most popular modes of transport preferred by locals and it is convenient and affordable. If you choose to visit Melaka Travel by bus to Melaka, consider a bus trip for the following reasons.
- Booking by bus is easy – You have an option of booking a ticket to Melaka at one of the following main bus terminals; Terminal Bersepadu, Pudu Raya or Pudu Sentral. If you would like to book your bus ticket online, visit the bus ticket website. Select your trip (one way or return) and choose arrival city as Malacca. Choose the number of passengers, the date of travel and click on search. A list of all your searches will come up and you can choose your preferred trip. Select your preferred bus company and select your preferred seat. Keep in mind not all bus operators allow you to reserve a seat online. Once done, enter your full name, identification details of the passengers and choose the type of ticket e.g. adult or child then enter your payment details. Once the payment is processed, you can print out the confirmation page and carry it with you on your trip.
- Variety of bus options – There are several bus option companies such as Transnasional, Delima, Nice executive coach, Konsortium, Jebat experess and Maju Express.
- Regular schedules – The top bus companies have a regular and consistent schedule with at least a 30 minute interval between buses.
- Timing and fares – You can travel to Melaka everyday between 7am to 11pm. A one way ticket will cost between RM 12 – 14. The journey takes about 2 hours but this is dependent on the condition of traffic and any incidents which may occur on the road. There are few incidents where the buses may breakdown or have trouble, yet like with any other vehicle, this cannot also be overlooked.
Traveling by bus is a great way to see the sights and sounds of Melaka.