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 Singapore to Tioman
By Air

  • Berjaya Air (Tel: +65-64816302; www.berjaya-air.com) flies daily from CHANGI BUDGET TERMINAL using Dash 7 (48-seater) aircraft. Flights from Singapore to Tioman are daily at 1.55 pm. From Tioman to Singapore, flights are daily at 12.45 pm. 

  • Flight time is about 40 minutes. 

  • Price is SGD271 for return tickets for adults and SGD161 for return tickets per child. Half for one way. Upon arrival, please prepare RM5/person for marine park conservation fees. There is also a sea taxi counter at the airport where you can arrange for transport to ABC at RM25/person.

By Sea
  • At the moment, there is no direct sea connection between Singapore or Johore Baru to Tioman till further notice.
By Road (to Mersing point)
  • Buses to Mersing (the ferry crossing point to Tioman) leave from the bus station at the corner of Lavender St and Kallang Baru. 
  • Transnational express buses cost about SGD29.20 to Mersing one way (actually the bus to Kuantan) and normally leaves at 9 am, 10 am and 10 pm. Please call +65-62947034 for more bus info. On the return leg, the same bus leaves Mersing at 12 noon and 1.30 pm and we advise you purchase these tickets from Singapore on the leg in or in Mersing when you arrive. At Golden Mile, 5 Star have buses leaving for Mersing daily at 6.30am for SGD31/way. Johora Express also has buses to Larkin Bus Station in Johor Baru at 12.30 pm and S & S Express at 11.30 am and 5 pm. Both these buses go to Larkin for less than RM10.
By Road (Alternative - to Mersing point)
  • Alternatively, go to Queen St bus station within walking distance from Bugis MRT Station. 
  • Buses leave every 15 minutes (SGD2.40 for the airconditioned express bus) and take you across the border to Larkin Bus Station in Johor Baru. 
  • From here, there are buses to Mersing via Kota Tinggi. The journey takes about 3 hours.
By Road (Driving - to Mersing point)
  • If you are driving from Singapore, make your way through Kota Tinggi and Jemaluang then on to Mersing. 
  • This journey will take 2 to 3 hours. 
  • Parking at the designated area outside the ferry terminal in Mersing will set you back RM8 a night.
By Road (Taxi - to Mersing point)
  • Taxis to Mersing are available at the Malaysian Checkpoint for RM200 to RM250/taxi and vice versa (extra night charges may apply).

 Kuala Lumpur to Tioman
By Air
  • Berjaya Air (Tel: 603-78468228; www.berjaya-air.com) flies from Subang Airport to Tioman and back also on Dash 7 (48-seater) aircraft. Flights from Subang to Tioman are daily at 11.25 am and extra flights during the high season at 8 am. On the return leg, flights from Tioman to Subang are at 2.55 pm daily with extra flights at 9.20 am during high season. 

  • Flight lasts about 55 minutes. Look out for lovely island views on landing and take off.. 

  • Return tickets are priced at RM456 for adults and RM242 for children. Half for one way. Upon arrival, please prepare RM5/person for marine park conservation fees. There is also a sea taxi counter at the airport where you can arrange for transport to ABC at RM25/person.

By Road (to Mersing point)
  • Transnational buses (Tel: 603-20703300 KL/ 607-7995698 Mersing) ply the Kuala Lumpur – Mersing route several times a day. Buses leave from the new Tasik Selatan Bus Terminal south of Kuala Lumpur (book online at www.transnasional.com.my or physically get your tickets from the ticket counter there. Price is RM29.80 one way.

  • Buses are normally at 9 am, 12.30 pm, 6 pm and 11.30 pm and takes 6 hours to Mersing. The bus stops at the Mersing Bus Station. You can take a taxi to the ferry Terminal for RM8 or if you don't have a lot of luggage, it is a 10 minute walk. Just ask anyone you meet for simple directions.

By Road (Driving - to Mersing point)
  • If you are driving from Kuala Lumpur, the best way is the North South Highway towards Singapore, turn off at AYER HITAM; turn right at traffic lights after toll plaza and follow directions through Kluang into Mersing. 

  • This drive takes 4 hours. 

  • Parking fee outside the ferry terminal in Mersing is RM8 a night.


 Mersing to Tioman
By Ferry
  • There is only one ferry operator at present, Blue Water (Tel +607-7998518).

  • The first ferry is normally at 7.30 a.m. and its last ones at about 4.30 p.m. depending on tides. 

  • Tickets cost RM45 one way. From Tioman, the first boat leaves at 8.00 a.m and the last at about 4.30 p.m. daily. Please get off at Air Batang (ABC) and Eco-Divers is just on the right of the ABC jetty.


 Tanjung Gemuk to Tioman
By Ferry
  • Of late, high speed big ferries have started plying this route. Tanjung Gemuk is about a 30 minute drive from Mersing to the north. It is convenient for those driving down from the north from Kuantan or Trengganu. The journey to Tioman takes one and a half hours.

  • The telephone number for the operator is 09-4131998 or you can call 07-2279881.  

  • Tickets cost RM30 one way.

MERSING ACCOMMODATION
  • We recommend Timotel (www.timotel.com.my) at RM150/night. They offer free transfers to the Ferry Terminal but please inform them when you check in.

  • There are numerous budget places to stay in Mersing. Backpackers can try East Coast or Omar's. Other options in the RM80 region are Sweet Inn and Mersing Inn. Embassy Hotel have older type rooms for RM40 to RM50.  

  • You can just walk in and get something ordinarily but please note all these places are a good 10/20 minute walk to the ferry terminal or you can just flag down a taxi for RM5 or less if you have too much to carry.

Do e-mail/call us for assistance/advice. Cheers.

Contact Information:
Eco-Divers, Air Batang, Tioman, Pahang,  Malaysia
  • Telephone:+609-4191794/Mobile +6013-6022640 +6013-3687833
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