- from Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Besut (the town you take ferries to Perhentian), is located south of Kota Bahru and north of Kuala Terengganu. Driving to Kuala Besut takes approximately 8hrs from Kuala Lumpur. From Kuala Lumpur, take route 2 to Kuantan, then either take route 14 or route 3(a more scenic route) to Kuala Terengganu. Continue on route 3 until you reach Jertih. Follow road signs from Jertih to Kuala Besut (route 84)
(please note that Besut is district, you want to get to Kuala Besut)
- from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut/Tok Bali
A taxi ride from Kota Bharu takes about 45minutes to the jetty and costs approximately RM55 - RM65 per taxi per way. But the taxis from Kuala Besut to Kota Bahru can be a bit rough and a non-airconditioned ride can cost from RM55, depending on how desperate you are. Don't let the touts scare you...just stand your ground and bargain away til you get the same deal as your ride to Kuala Besut.
- from Kota Bharu Airport to Kuala Besut/Tok Bali
Taxi ride costs between RM65 - 70 per taxi
- from Wakaf Bharu Train Station
Expect to pay betweenRM55 - 65 per taxi
Please refer to Kota Bahru or Jerteh/Kuala Besut for coach schedule
Closest station is Wakaf Bharu. From Wakaf Bharu to Kuala Besut, taxis cost around RM65.
From Singapore, trains take about 13hrs30min, Trains depart nightly
From Kuala Lumpur, Express Wau and Express Kenali departs daily from KLSentral station.
For detailed scheduled, check www.ktmb.com.my or call (6)03-2274 3377 for KTMB ticketing counter.
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