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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 31, 2016
Looking for private transportation from Mersing to KL in order to catch a 3:30pm flight

Good morning, I am in need of a private car service from Mersing to KL. I can not take a bus as I need to be on a flight in KL that leaves at 3:30pm.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 29, 2015
Car Park opposite Jetty

We will be taking ferry to Tioman in mid March for 3 nights and have been advised to leave our car in the car park opposite Jetty. As schedule for Ferry will not be issued until a couple of weeks before sailing, we do not know departure time. However, looking at October/ November schedule, departure is something like 0500, 0600. As we understand it, the car park opposite Jetty does not open until 0800. Can anyone suggests any alternative car parks ?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 26, 2014
Singapore to Mersing  (2 Answers)

My husband and I will be visiting Tioman Island and we were planning on flying there from Singapore, however due to Berjaya air cancelling their service will now need to go by ferry. We land at Singapore airport at 07.15am on 10 April and I'm having trouble finding the best route to the Mersing Ferry Jetty. Would anyone be able to advise on the best trip in the current situation?

Changi airport offers a coach service to Kotaraya II terminal. Is it easy to get from there to the Larkin Bus Terminal (is this now called Larkin Sentral, and in a slightly different place), or should I instead take a bus or taxi into Singapore center and take a bus from there to Larkin?

Which coach should I take from Larkin to Mersing? Do I need to pre-book? I understand booking from Mersing back to Singapore would be a good idea to make sure you have a seat.

I'm of a mind to take a taxi to not have the hassle of all the changing and making sure we get to the jetty on time (even though I still don't know what time the boat leaves, that's another interesting part of our journey!). I have been offered a pre-booked return (Changi-Mersing-Changi) for S$350; is that reasonable or should I look for local taxis instead?

Thank you in advance for your help!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 19, 2014
Kuala Lumpur to Mersing  (3 Answers)

We are travelling in August 2014. Is it possible to get a train from KL to Mersing as i can only seem to find coach/bus options.

Also do the buses/coaches from KL to Mersing provide on board toilets and air conditioning? Which company would be the best to use in this instance?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 29, 2008
Is there 4 star Hotel in Mersing, taxi boat ?

Hello :)
I'm going to Rawa Island in 1 1/2 weeks.
Beacuse we are comming in from Kuala Lumpur with bus, and need to pay for the Hotel at the office in Mersing, we would have to stay overnight I think.

I would like to stay at a 4 o5 5 star Hotel, but can't find any.
So, do you know any?
Is it easy to get hold of a taxi boat from Mersing to Rawa if I want to get there myself, and if yes, how does it cost?

Thanks :)

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 18, 2008
Need to know about Mersing stay  (2 Answers)


i am willing to travel to Tioman and would like to stay in Mersing for a night. Need to know what is the bus frequency from JB to Mersing in night around 8 or 9 PM (as i am coming from Singapore and will be reaching JB around 8:00 pm). The plan is to catch the first ferry at 8:30 am from Mersing to Tioman. Also, what is the frequency of ferry's between Mersing and Tioman. i did some research on internet and it appears that the ferry's are not very often (want to know the ease of catching a ferry). The same is required for ferry's from Tioman to Mersing


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 20, 2007
weekend in mersing  (3 Answers)

can anyone out there tell me the best seafood in mersing(halal)with a fantastic view?i'm going on the first of is the weather there?
thank you

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 11, 2007
Mersing to Gemas  (2 Answers)

Hi folks,

I'm new to all this so if i ask anything stupid, please go easy!

Anyway, myself and my better half are travelling for the first time in oct. I was wondering if anyone knows if its easy/possible to get from Mersing to Gemas. We are going to Tioman, and wish to travel up to Perhentian (sp) islands, via the 'Jungle train'.

Any help/advice on how to do this would be ace

Also any further must do's, see, experience are also more that welcome

Nice one


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 11, 2007
Fishing in Mersing

My friend and I would like to know where we can go fishing in Mersing. We do not intend to go offshore fishing in any of the islands around Mersing, but just some place where there is a jetty or Kelong. Please advise.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 10, 2007
need assistant! urgent!  (2 Answers)

hi every one, im going to mersing nex week (14Jan 2007) due to my job requirement, but i donno the place well. do any body can tell me which hotel is cheap while clean and save to stay. also, is there any car renting there. thank u...

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 27, 2006
Mersing to Singapore taxi  (2 Answers)

In a few weeks time I will need to get from Mersing to Singapore. There is no flight (ex Tioman) that day, and apparently ferry times will not be known until the day before I intend to depart Tioman.

If I need to get a taxi from Mersing, can anyone please advise how it works? What should it cost, where do I get one, how much haggling etc?

Above and beyond what it costs, where to get one. If anyone can advise on how reliable it is, and what to expect I'd be grateful. This journey is the only one on the itinerarty for which I basically have nothing planned and would like to understand what is involved a bit more...

Many thanks...

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 03, 2006
Driving from Singapore to mersing - need advice.  (4 Answers)

Need ur opinion. Is it safe to drive (me and my girlfriend) from Singapore to Mersing at around 6pm on a weekday. Approximately I should be reaching Mersing at around 9pm. I will check in a hotel that night and then proceed to Tioman the next morning. Is the long term car park in Mersing jetty is safe? Roughly I know the route from Singapore to Mersing.

I have driven once to Malaka before during day time. Recently I see many bad reports happening to Singapore car/drivers in Johor usually to expensive cars. Though I drive a cheap car, iam a bit concern driving with my girlfriend at late evening. Appreciate any feedback.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 26, 2006
Changi Airport (singapore) to Mersing/Tioman (Malaysia)  (6 Answers)

I and my girlfriend intend to go to Tioman for 2 nights 17th and 18th Feb 2006. Iam a Singaporean and she is a foreigner. Her flight lands in Singapore on 16 Feb at 5pm. First I thought of taking a bus to Mersing on 17th Feb from Five Star Tours which leaves at 6am. But I was told that due to monsoon season, they don’t ply this route until March. Now iam planning to go to Mersing direct from Changi Airport on the 16th Feb . .. stay in Mersing 1 night . . .and then catch the first ferry to Tioman on 17th morning. ….so that I have a full day in Tioman on 17th feb

1. Can anybody advice me how to go to Mersing from Changi Airport at around 5pm on the 16th Feb? I have already checked and there isn’t any direct bus. Iam not in favour of taking public bus from Singapore to Johore and then to Mersing as we may have luggage and furthermore my girlfriend may have language problem at immigration if she is required to follow special queue for foreigners. How about taxi options? Is it easy to get Malaysian taxi at that hour from Rochor Road? And where exactly in Rochor Road? Is it behind the Lady of Lourdes Church? How much will it cost?

2. Also can somebody recommend a reasonably priced hotel in Mersing, near the jetty for 1 night stay on 16th?

Thk u everybody.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 07, 2005
Cash TC's oor ATM in Mersing  (1 Answer)

Can anyone tell me if it is possible to cash TC's close to the bus station / jetty to Tioman? Or alternatively use an ATM?

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