How to come to Tioman?

When you are heading to Tioman Island, you will have to get to Mersing or Tanjung Gemok first then take a ferry to Tioman Island.Transport to Tioman

Click on your prefer trip to have more information:

Mersing City to TiomanMalaysia Tioman Ferry

Singapore to Mersing (=~ 3 hours)

Kuala Lumpur to Mersing (~= 6 hours)

Mersing to Tioman by Ferry (~= 2 hours)

Tanjung Gemok to Tioman by Ferry (~= 1.5 hours)


Singapore to Mersing

By bus

Company Pickup Dropoff Time
Transnasional 7500A The Plaza, Beach Road Mersing 09:30 AM (09:30)
Transnasional 7500A The Plaza, Beach Road Mersing 07:30 PM (19:30)
Transnasional 7500A The Plaza, Beach Road Mersing 10:00 PM (22:00)
Five Stars Express #01-27, 5001 Beach Road Mersing 06:15 AM (06:15)
Five Stars Express Blk 221 Boon Lay Shopping Centre Mersing 06:45 AM (06:45)

To book or for more options check out http://www.busonlineticket.com, prices are around 34 SGD per pax. It takes between 3 and 4 hours to reach Mersing. Be careful on Friday evening (Singapore to Mersing) and on Sunday evening (Mersing to Singapore) the border can be crowed.

By Taxi

The best way is to go to Johor Bahru Larkin Bus Station (Malaysia) and then get taxis to Mersing there. The cost is around 200 MYR and it takes about 2 and 1/2 hours to get to Mersing.

To get to Larkin Bus Station from Singapore, you can use buses: Causeway Link Bus or SBS Bus line 160 or 170 or Malaysian Taxi from Ban San St Taxi Stand / Queens Street Bus Terminal.

From Changi Airport

You can take Transtar Cross Border Service (TS1) Bus from all Changi Terminal to Johor Bahru custom border in Malaysia. Then take a bus from the border to Johor Bahru Larkin Bus Station.

From Johor Bahru Larkin Bus Station, you get get Taxis or Bus to Mersing.

Travel from Singapore to Tioman Mersing


Kuala Lumpur to Mersing

There are buses departing at least five times per day from the new Bandar Tasik Selatan Bus Terminal south of Kuala Lumpur . It takes about 6 hours to get to Mersing from there.

You can book online at Transnasional or get your tickets from the ticket counter there. Price is around 30 MYR one way.

Company Pickup Dropoff Time
Transnasional Bandar Tasik Selatan Bus Terminal Mersing 09:00 AM (09:00)
Transnasional Bandar Tasik Selatan Bus Terminal Mersing 12:30 PM (12:30)
Transnasional Bandar Tasik Selatan Bus Terminal Mersing 06:00 PM (18:00)
Transnasional Bandar Tasik Selatan Bus Terminal Mersing 11:30 PM (23:30)

Mersing to Tioman by Ferry

Ferry’s to Tioman leave Mersing on a regular basis. It takes about 2 hours to get to Tioman.

The boat will normally make 5 stop:

  • Genting
  • Paya
  • Tekek
  • Air Batang (ABC) Blue Heaven Divers is here!
  • Salang

Please contact Bluewater for up to date information on ferry times +60 77 99 4811.

You can buy your tickets online at http://www.tiomanferry.com/ (payment in dollars, pick up of the ticket in Mersing jetty) or http://tiomanisland.com.my/ (pick up of the ticket in the bus station paiment in Malaysian ringgit).

If you are traveling on a Malaysian school or Public holiday it is necessary to book your tickets in advance.

Please note that changes to fares and time schedules are at the discretion of the bus/ferry operators.

Tanjung Gemok to Tioman


Ferry’s to Tioman leave Tanjung Gemok on a regular basis. It takes about 1,5 hours to get to Tioman.

Please contact Cataferry for up to date information on ferry times enquiry@cataferry.com.

You can buy your tickets online at http://www.cataferry.com/.

If you are traveling on a Malaysian school or Public holiday it is necessary to book your tickets in advance.

Please note that changes to fares and time schedules are at the discretion of the bus/ferry operators.

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