Bus from Kuantan to Mersing is one of the important bus routes serving locals as well as tourists. Many locals and tourists rely on the direct bus from Kuantan to Mersing because there is no direct flight and train service.
Mersing is a gateway town for tourists to take ferry to Tioman Island and other islands such as Pulau Besar, Rawa, Sibu, Tengah and many more.
Plusliner and Transnasional are the two reliable and well-known bus operators providing direct bus from Kuantan to Mersing. Their combined trips have total 7 departures from Kuantan to Mersing. The first bus service starts at 9am, then the following schedules are 9.45am, 10.30am, 11.45am, 3.45pm, 10.30pm and 11.45pm.
Both Plusliner and Transnasional are Malaysian government bus under KTB management. They are famous with their punctuality and quality bus service.
The journey from Kuantan to Mersing takes approximately 3 hours depending on traffic and weather condition. The bus fare is charged at RM 18.00 for adult and RM 13.50 for child. Washroom break will be provided upon request to driver during the journey.
The departure point at Kuantan is located at Kuantan Sentral Bus Terminal. Upon arriving at Mersing from Kuantan, travellers can take a 10-15 minutes short walk to Mersing jetty for ferry service to Tioman Island. The travel time from Mersing Jetty to Tioman Island is at least 1.5 hours depending on weather conditions.
If you are planning for a staycation or diving in Tioman Island, early booking of bus ticket is strongly recommended to ensure you will get your favourite seat especially during peak and holiday season. One can book online for bus ticket from Kuantan to Mersing in BusOnlineTicket.com, a reputable website which launched the online booking service since 2007.