Now that travel restrictions have eased significantly, there’s no better time to head across borders and pay Malaysia and beyond a visit. But instead of taking a plane, why not travel by a luxury coach instead? Gather your family – time for a road trip! Find out just what coaches to look for to plan your next family getaway.
Located at Orchard Road, Luxury Coach Service offers coach services from Singapore to Malaysia at a central pick-up point, so travelers can have a smoother travel process. They also have daily departures with tour guides, so you’re safely in the hands of their experts throughout. The buses are also equipped with Wi-Fi, so you won’t be bored during your journey. Fares start from SG$33!
Luxury Coach Services, www.luxurycoachservice.com.sg
If you like your bus rides seamless, Aeroline is worth considering. Their rides are all direct, meaning no time is wasted for breaks. Pick-up locations are also convenient, and there are even cabin crew staff to personalize your journey by serving meals and amenities like pillows and blankets. Kids will also be kept entertained with their onboard entertainment on touchpad screens, which provides hours of movies, shows and games.
Another luxury option to travel by coach between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur is with Odyssey Prestige, which offers facilities such as free Wi-Fi, comfortable seats and an onboard entertainment system. Feel relaxed while you sit back and enjoy the scenic views, or dig in to the meals served along the way. Take note that there is only one pick-up location in Singapore at Balestier Plaza.
Odyssey Prestige Coaches, www.busonlineticket.com
Having been around since 1994, Transtar is one of the most experienced and established luxury coach services in Singapore. It’s a popular transport option to get to Malaysia due to their constant innovation and upgrades, like their 26-seater Super VIP coach service and their user-friendly online booking system. On top of their quality seats, they also have safety as a priority with seat belts for all passengers.
No matter which part of Malaysia you’re planning to visit, Golden Coach Express has you covered. They have coaches with destinations including Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Port Dickson, Seremban and Ipoh. They even have buses that go direct to Kuala Lumpur International Airport for further travelers! Their express service also ensures you get to your desired location on time.
Golden Coach Express, www.goldencoach.com.sg
Grassland Express is one of the most recognizable names that provide coach services, with destinations ranging from Penang to Ipoh. They were also the first in the market to have a Super VIP bus that could fit 27 people, perfect for large group tours and family trips. You won’t have to worry about timing availability too, since they have buses that depart as early as 7.45am and as late as 11.30pm.
Grassland Express, www.busonlineticket.com
One of the largest coach operators is none other than Causeway Link Express, encompassing routes between Singapore and Malaysia. Pick between single or double decker buses, where you can kick back and relax as you travel to areas like Batu Pahat, Bukit Bintang and Melaka Sentral. Pick-up from Singapore is at IMM Building, with 3 departure timings daily.
Causeway Link Express, www.easybook.com/en-sg/bus/operator/causeway-link-express
If you’re looking for a specific bus route that goes to far-flung corners of Malaysia, your best bet might be KKKL Express. Their quality coach service offers destinations such as Kota Bharu, Sungai Petani and even Thailand! They also have a 44-seater express bus to help passengers reach their destinations faster. Aside from top quality, all buses also come with air-condition and reclining seats.
KKKL Express, www.kkklexpress.com
With over 25 years of experience and many buses chartered, Eltabina Express will guarantee a smooth journey no matter the destination. Their routes don’t just visit popular tourist destinations, but also provide services from the airport to the city. Traveling in a large group with colleagues, family or tour group? They can also customize their trips to any party size.
Eltabina Express, eltabinaexpress.com
With coaches that depart from 2 locations in Singapore – Novena and Buona Vista, passengers can choose a pick-up that is most suited to their convenience. Expect top quality customer service too, since they provide free-flow beverages, luggage supervision and free Wi-Fi at their lounge while you wait for boarding.
First Coach, www.firstcoach.com.my
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