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KL to Singapore as a day trip

I am planning to spend 4 nights in Kuala Lumpur at the end of April 2012. I plan to be staying at Traders or Shangri-La, haven't decided yet.

I will get 3 full days in KL. On one of these days (the middle day) I want to make a daytrip to Singapore, mainly for Sentosa and/or Marina Bay Sands.

How can I plan getting from KL to Singapore by road? I presume there are no trains, so I think a coach is the only option.

Ideally I would like an early arrival into Singapore, and a late exit. What kind of timeframes do the coaches operate, and do they run through the night?

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1. Re: KL to Singapore as a day trip

Crikey, have your realised the distances?

Its a 6-7 hour bus or train ride, or a 1 hour flight (plus transfer and check in time).

It would be a really, really long day, you can [sort of ] do it if you fly, but never if you go by bus or train or as soon as you arrive you will be coming back again! You could get the 06:15, the first flight out of KUL with Air Asia arriving into SIN at 07:15, and then leave SIN at 23:00, the last flight out, arriving into KUL at midnight. There are deals on the moment.

The first buses of the day leave KUL around 07:00 arriving into Singapore lunchtime, (or you could go on the overnight one the day before getting into Singapore early), and then buses leave SIN regularly during the day, but you could opt for a late one getting you into KUL in th early hours, 6 hours later.

To be honest Sentosa is worth more than a very rushed and hurried day!!

Do please remember to say to everyone as it is most welcome both here on the forum and in Malaysia and Singapore.

Have fun and travel safe!

Edited: 05 November 2011, 23:17
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2. Re: KL to Singapore as a day trip

It can be done.

1. If u are taking a bus, make sure u do not reach the cosway in the morning as the Trafic will be bad..

2. U can get a bus in front of berjaya time square or kl central.. It takes around 6 hours to reach Singapore.

3 the best way to go is fly to Singapore. You can get cheap tickets with air Asia. Around 5 flights daily to singapore. Take the first flight out and last flight in..

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3. Re: KL to Singapore as a day trip

Do a night train to singapore, and a night train back.

Checkout www.seat61.com

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4. Re: KL to Singapore as a day trip

Wow! If I were u, I wouldn't take a day trip from KL to singapore. I've tried all 3 modes of transport (plane, bus, train) to and fro KL and Singapore and it's pretty time-consuming. You could do much more in KL with the amount of time saved on traveling.

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5. Re: KL to Singapore as a day trip

Hi, yep, you could take the overnight train,arrive S'pore in early morning, do your day trip,then take evening train back.

In fact, there are some bus companies, where they only charge RM10 for return trip to Singapore with three meals included....but a condition...have to buy RM300 Genting casino chips.

Or take the morning plane out,then last plane back-very common amongst business people.

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