Causeway Link CW4 is a cross-border service operated by Johor Bahru-based bus operator Handal Indah, plying between Jurong East Interchange and the Pontian district in Johor, Malaysia. The route plies the Tuas Second Link, and serves the town of Pekan Nanas and Gelang Patah en route. CW4 has multiple route variants, namely Service 52T and CW4G.
|Route||Pontian Bus Terminal ↔ Jurong East Bus Interchange|
|Passes Through||Kampung Seri Bunian, Pekan Nanas, GP Sentral, Taman Nusantara, Gelang Patah, Taman Nusa Perintis, CIQ 2nd Link, Tuas Checkpoint,|
|Fare||Section fare payment, ManjaLink Card accepted.
RM8.00 (Max) towards Jurong East, S$4.00 + RM4.20 (Max) towards Gelang Patah / Pontian
|Current Operator||Handal Indah Sdn Bhd (Causeway Link)|
|Common Fleet||Mercedes-Benz IBC 1632/1636
Mercedes-Benz CBC 1725
|Departure Times from
|Daily: 0530hrs – 1630hrs|
|Departure Times from
|Daily: 0730hrs – 1920hrs|
|See published schedule for details.|
Service CW4 is a cross-border route connecting the Pontian, Pekan Nanas and Gelang Patah areas within Johor, with Jurong East Bus Interchange in Singapore, via the Tuas Second Link crossing. The route is one of four regular cross-border bus services operating via the Tuas Second Link, along with Service CW3, CW4S and CW6, and the longest among them, with a full route distance of 67.5km.
Second Link plying CW services, inclusive of CW4, operate as public bus when operating in Johor Bahru sector. This means that these buses stop at all en route bus stops along their route. Due to varying traffic conditions at the Tuas Second Link, travel times and waiting times may increase significantly when traffic congestion occurs.
- Pontian: Bus terminal near Jalan Delima 2
- GP Sentral Bus Terminal
- Gelang Patah Bus Terminal
- Tuas CIQ & CIQ 2nd Link (Arrival / Departure): Designated bus boarding point
- Jurong East: Berth 1 at Jurong East Bus Interchange
Fares & Inter-Checkpoint Transfer:
At each checkpoint on the Singapore and Malaysian side of the border, passengers will have to alight and clear customs before boarding the bus again. When travelling between Tuas CIQ Complex and Sultan Abu Bakar CIQ Complex (“CIQ 2nd Link”) in either direction, commuters may board any Causeway Link bus (Service CW3, CW4, CW4S, CW6) with a valid ticket. Commuters using the ManjaLink Card should tap their card upon entry.
With a valid ticket at Tuas Second Link, passengers travelling towards Jurong East can similarly board CW3 and CW4S, or board CW6 for Boon Lay at Tuas Second Link. Alternatively, passengers heading towards other destinations in JB can transfer to other bus services at CIQ Second Link.
Transfer to other bus services:
Passengers arriving from Singapore may travel for free on Causeway Link’s Service 666 from GP Sentral to Larkin Sentral. The ticket or ManjaLink card must be produced on request. The transfer point is the pair of bus stops along Jalan Gelang Patah, between Persiaran Nusa Perintis and Jalan Nusa Perintis.
Additionally, passengers using ManjaLink may tap their card upon boarding any GP-bound 666. A maximum fare of RM7.00 will be charged, whereby the passenger will then be allowed to transfer to any Singapore-bound CW buses for free at the Gelang Patah transfer point, by tapping their ManjaLink card on the reader when changing buses.
- Causeway Link 52T plies between Gelang Patah and Pontian
- Causeway Link CW4G plies between GP Sentral and CIQ Second Link.
- Causeway Link CW4S will be covered in a separate article due to distinct differences.
Charges section fares. ManjaLink Card payment is accepted on this bus service. Only Singapore currency is accepted when boarding the bus in Singapore, and Malaysian currency is accepted when boarding from Malaysia.
|Cash / ManjaLink Fares towards Singapore||Cash / ManjaLink Fares towards Johor Bahru|
|Pontian – Jurong East: RM8.00
GP Sentral – Jurong East: RM5.00
Gelang Patah (Nusa Perintis) – Jurong East: RM4.00
CIQ Second Link – Jurong East: RM2.60
|Jurong East – Gelang Patah (Nusa Perintis): S$4.00
Jurong East – Pontian: S$4.00 + RM4.20
Fares for travelling between towns along JB sector are usually around RM1.50 – RM3.00. More detailed fare information for Manjalink users are attached in a separate section below.
Since CW4G and 52T are not cross-border services, buses deployed may not accept ManjaLink fare payment. Commuters are advised to prepare cash fare for payment.
Service CW4 commonly utilizes Mercedes-Benz IBC 1632/1636, Mercedes-Benz CBC 1725, Scania K310IB and SKSbus SA12-300 buses that are registered for cross-border operations.
|CW4 and 52T bus timings|
|From Gelang Patah Bus Terminal:||From Pontian Terminal:|
|Trip 1||07:30AM – CW4||Trip 1||05:30AM – CW4|
|Trip 2||09:30AM – CW4||Trip 2||06:00AM – CW4|
|Trip 3||11:30AM – 52T||Trip 3||08:30AM – 52T|
|Trip 4||02:30PM – 52T||Trip 4||10:30AM – CW4|
|Trip 5||03:30PM – CW4||Trip 5||12:30PM – 52T|
|Trip 6||04:30PM – 52T (Sun & PHs only)||Trip 6||02:30PM – CW4|
|Trip 7||05:30PM – 52T||Trip 7||03:00PM – CW4|
|Trip 8||07:45PM – CW4||Trip 8||03:30PM – 52T|
|Trip 9||08:30PM – CW4||Trip 9||04:30PM – CW4|
|Trip 10||05:30PM – 52T (Sun & PHs only)|
|Trip 11||06:30PM – 52T|
Timings are published as a reference and are affected by road conditions. Commuters are advised to arrive at the bus boarding point at least 10 minutes than the stated departure timing.
|Direction 1||Direction 2|
Miscellaneous Fare Information for Manjalink users
Manjalink users will be required to tap their card upon entering the bus, which includes re-boarding the bus at the various checkpoints.
As the ManjaLink card is loaded with values in MYR, for SGD fares passengers will be charged based on the prevailing exchange rate determined by Causeway Link. For example, the published ManjaLink fare for JB-bound CW3 is $4.00, and as such when ManjaLink is used, 4.00×2.98= 11.92, thereby deducting RM12.00 from the card, taking into consideration the Malaysian system of rounding cents.
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