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Bus from Singapore to Melaka after 5pm

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Bus from Singapore to Melaka after 5pm

Dear all,

Have read some messages re: afternoon bus from Singapore to Melaka. We plan to make a reservation as follow :

- Jakarta to Singapore by AirAsia, arrived in Singapore on 5pm

- catching Citiexchange bus to Melaka (on 7pm)

Our questions are:

- which is better: catching bus to Melaka from KL or Sin? and why so?

- which bus is recommended?

thanks all,


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1. Re: Bus from Singapore to Melaka after 5pm

Hi xtin22

goto this site for bus to Melaka


Singapore to Melaka is nearer whereas KL to Singapore is taking a long detour

a)Singapore to Malaka is only a 4 hours trip

b)Singapore to KL is a 5-6 hours +KL to Melaka is another 2 hours


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2. Re: Bus from Singapore to Melaka after 5pm

Hi Christina,

If you take bus from LCCT to Melaka, there is no immigration check where as Singapore to Malacca has two checks (by both countries) which is a hassle and mostly waste 30min- 1 hour in toal.

If the ticket to KL is not more expensive than to Singapore, choose KL instead or buy one way to KL, return from Singapore if you want to visit SIngapore.

The only downside to arriving in LCCT and go direct to Melaka is the irregular bus or the high cost of taxi (RM145-RM160, ok if you have 3-4 pax).

I would not recommend Citiexchange as its departure is a bus terminal behind Kovan Mrt (which is not convenient as Queen Street) and the buses are usually old and air con blasting at full speed uncontroably (must bring thick blanket). You tend to arrive in Melaka around 11-11.30pm taking the 7pm bus.

Very few web sites can do online booking for buses in Malaysia which will be a problem for you to travel directly from LCCT to Melaka.

You can either stay in KL first and then to Melaka as there are many buses from Puduraya every hour or half an hour. The journey is 2-2.5 hours from KL to Melaka.

LCCT has four buses to Melaka: 09:30, 11:00, 17:30 , 22:00 by transnational which is the country's biggest long distance bus operator.


Other good buses between KL and Melaka is KKKL.

Buses from Singapore to Melaka operating in the evening are mostly used by Malaysians working in Singapore, they are not luxurious but fast. Good coaches operate in the day time such as Grassland, Konsortium , Five Star.

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