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Travel to Kuala Terengganu



By plane

Kuala Terengganu's Sultan Mahmud Airport (TGG) has around half a dozen flights per day to Kuala Lumpur (1 hour) on Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia. Fares to Kuala Terengganu varies with Malaysia Airlines, offering as low as RM136 (full service) and AirAsia with as low as RM60. Firefly links Kuala Terengganu directly with Subang Airport in Kuala Lumpur.

By bus

The long distance bus station has buses to all main Malaysian cities outside Terengganu : Kuala Lumpur (7 hours), Penang (7-8 hours), Johor Bahru (9 hours), Kota Bharu (3 hours), Malacca, Kuantan.

Transnasional  also runs buses direct to Singapore (10 hours, S$36/15.10 to/from Singapore).

The local bus station has buses to most places in town and in Terengganu : Merang (for Redang), Kuala Besut (for the Perhentians), Dungun, etc.

By ferry

In season (March-October), there are two ferries a day from the central Shahbandar Jetty direct to Redang Island (75 min). These are operated by and intended primarily for guests of the Berjaya Redang Resort, but they'll take non-guests on board (for a price) if there's space.

Most travellers to Redang, however, will go via the main jetty at Merang, 45 min north of town.

Get around

•    The only way you can get to the town from airport is by taxis

•    The local municipality provided buses that roam around the town up to Kuala Ibai , Taman Tamadun Islam and few others attraction areas.

•    The market jetty has ferries to Seberang Takir (70c) and Pulau Duyung (70c).

•    The Seri Malaysia jetty has a ferry to Pulau Duyung (1RM)