Larkin Bus Terminal

Larkin Bus Terminal is a bus terminal in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The largest in Johor Bahru, Larkin Bus terminal mainly caters to intercity coach services to other parts of Malaysia, in addition to several local bus routes and cross-border bus routes. It is bordered by Jalan Garuda, Jalan Garoda 2, Jalan Garoda 3 and Jalan Kenlayang.

  • Passengers boarding intercity buses to other parts of Malaysia must pay an RM2 facilities charge
  • Passengers boarding buses to Singapore must pay an RM1 facilities charge¬†separate from the bus fare
Details
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Address BT 5, Jalan Garuda, Larkin Jaya, 80350 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Operators SBS Transit + Other Malaysian and Singapore Bus Operators
Bus Routes Cross Border: 1 (SBST), 1 (Causeway Link), 1 (SJE)
+ Local bus and Intercity coach services
Berths End-on alighting and boarding berths
Transport Connections Taxi Stand

The Terminal:

Larkin Bus Terminal is the largest bus terminal in Johor Bahru, and the main terminating point for intercity coaches connecting Johor Bahru to the rest of Malaysia. Smaller numbers of local bus routes and cross-border routes also operate out of the terminal. The terminal building covers two floors, and contains ticketing counters, air-conditioned waiting areas, bus operator offices, a wet market, fast food outlets, money changers and many other sundry shops.

Getting to Larkin is relatively easy given the many bus connections it offers. From JB Sentral, regular services operate from JB CIQ (170, CW1, CW2) and JB Sentral Bus Terminal (several routes) A free local bus service, P101, plies between JB Sentral and Larkin (for Bus Muafakat Johor cardholders only).

Local Bus Services & Cross-Border Services to Singapore

For local bus services within Johor Bahru and Cross-Border local buses to Singapore, proceed to Gate 1-2 waiting area. Waiting areas are air-conditioned with seats and a departure timing screen.

Intercity coach ticketing

A Centralized Ticketing System (CTS) is in place for intercity coach tickets at Larkin since 15 December 2017. There are now several methods of purchasing express bus tickets:

  1. Purchase at self-service ticket kiosk
  2. Purchase at ticket counters number 1 ‚Äď 8
  3. Purchase online or at the operators counter manually

For passengers opting for the third option; i.e. buying online tickets on online websites (e.g. redbus.my, easybook.com, catchthatbus.com) or at operators’ counters, one must proceed to counter number 9 ‚Äď 14 for exchange of boarding pass, which grants entry into the departure hall.

An extra RM2 facilities fee is collected by Larkin Bus Terminal since 1 January 2022.


Cross Border Bus services

All cross-border services depart from Gates 1-2. An extra RM1 facilities fee is charged from 15 February 2023.

Bus Service Destination Fares (as of Feb 2023)
170 Queen Street Distance-Based Fares (DBF) by Card or Cash
Cash fare can be paid in MYR when boarding in Malaysia, which can be cheaper than paying by contactless card
S$1.56 (Card) / RM2.30 (Cash) to Woodlands CIQ
S$1.68 (Card) / RM2.50 (Cash) to Kranji MRT
S$2.19 (Card) / RM2.80 (Cash) to Queen Street
CWL Singapore via JB CIQ Transfer at JB CIQ for CW1/CW2/CW5
RM2.60 to Kranji MRT (CW1)
RM4.80 to Queen Street (CW2)
RM4.60 to Newton Circus (CW5)
SJE Queen Street RM4.80 

CWL serves between Larkin & JB CIQ, where passengers may transfer to other Causeway Link services towards Kranji, Queen Street or Newton at JB CIQ. The full fare to Singapore should be paid on the CWL bus, and the ticket retained as proof of payment when re-boarding the bus at JB CIQ and Woodlands Checkpoint. It also accepts Causeway Link CW1/CW2 tickets for a free transfer towards Larkin.


Local Bus services:

Bus Service Destination via Operator
2 Ayer Hitam Tampoi, Skudai, Senai, Kulai, Bukit Batu, Simpang Renggam Transit Link
3 Pontian Tampoi, Skudai, Taman Johor, Kangkar Pulai, Pekan Nanas Transit Link
39 Masai JB Sentral, Pandan City, Tebrau City, Plentong Transit Link
41 Kota Tinggi JB Sentral, Pandan City, Tebrau City, Desa Cemerlang, Ulu Tiram, Taman Sri Saujana Transit Link
96 Pontian Tampoi, Skudai, Taman Johor, Kangkar Pulai, Pekan Nanas Maju
208 Masai JB Sentral, Pandan City, Tebrau City, Plentong Maju
T10
Kota Tinggi Jalan Tampoi · Jalan Pandan · Ulu Tiram Causeway Link
JB Sentral Jalan Ayer Molek
T13 JB Sentral Kebun Teh · Taman Perbadanan Islam · Tebrau Highway Causeway Link
T22 Masai Kebun Teh · Holiday Plaza · Pelangi Leisure Mall · Bayu Puteri · Taman Megah Ria · Taman Rinting Causeway Link
T40 GP Sentral Tampoi, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Lima Kedai, Gelang Patah Causeway Link
T41 Puteri Harbour Ferry Ter Educity, Medini Causeway Link
T50 Pontian Tampoi, Skudai, Taman Johor, Kangkar Pulai, Pekan Nanas Causeway Link
CW3E CIQ 2nd Link Taman Perling (Layang), Bukit Indah
[Currently suspended]
Causeway Link
P101 Bandaraya JB (Loop) Jalan Kolam Ayer, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, UTC Johor,
MBJB, JB Sentral Bus Terminal, Jln Lingkaran Dalam, Jalan Yahya Awal
Causeway Link
P103 PPR Sri Stulang Larkin Perdana, Kg. Melayu Majidee, Giant Southern City, Taman Sentosa, Taman Bayu Puteri Causeway Link
P104 Taman Johor Bandar Baru Uda, Plaza Angsana, Taman Kemas, Taman Cempaka, Taman Kenanga · Taman Dahlia, Kipmart Tampoi Mayang Sari
P112 Johor Jaya Kampung Aman, Kampung Ubi, Pandan City, Taman Redang, Taman Molek Mayang Sari
P113 Desa Mutiara Taman Sri Bahagia, Jalan Kempas Baru, Setia Tropika Mayang Sari
P211 Taman Universiti Tampoi, Skudai, AEON Taman Universiti Causeway Link
P411 Kulai Tampoi, Skudai, Senai Causeway Link
HSA Hospital Sultanah Aminah Plaza Larkin · HSA · Klinik Kesihatan Mahmoodiah

 


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