How to get to Koh Tioman
How to get to Tioman
Tioman island is a protected area, and when entering in any way to the island you need to pay 5 ringgit to Fund wildlife conservation.
To get to Tioman island by yourself on an airplane; composite route by bus and ferry or boat; you can sail here on his own yacht. Travel agencies of Singapore and Malaysia meet the batch transfer includes transfer by bus and ferry or boat.
On the plane
Tioman island is a small airport, which has international status. To reach it it is possible on scheduled flights, budget airline, Berjaya Air from Kuala Lumpur city (from the airport Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport and not from Kuala Lumpur International Airport) and Singapore. You can also fly on a private or rented plane. The flights are operated by turboprop Dash-7, large aircraft the airport can not accept. The cost of return travel from $ 100 on both routes.
Tickets can be purchased on the website of the airline Berjaya Air. If you're lucky, on the official website of the airline to purchase tickets on a promo rate (does not always work, better to buy in advance), but unfortunately, they are usually not returnable.
Full composite route from Moscow to Tioman island, you can book using the search form:
The cheapest flights to Kuala Lumpur:
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From the airport passengers transported in special buses to hotels, which is the only asphalt road of the island. To other hotels you have to get on a motorcycle taxi, and some hotels access possible only on foot or by boat.
By bus and ferry
Most visitors to the island is used instead of air travel a cheaper way to get to the island – part of the route by bus and ferry.
In General, such composite route consists of trips to the town of Mersing (Mersing) in the state of Johor, where there is a ferry and then a ferry from Mersing to Tioman.
To Mersing is easy enough to get, using a well-developed bus network in Malaysia. Available direct flights, at least, from Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Butterworth (near Penang island), ALOR Setar (near Langkawi), as well as from Singapore. It is best to use the night moving to early in the morning to be at the jetty in Mersing, otherwise you may miss the ferry, and in this case, you will have to spend the night in town or to hire an expensive private boat.
Approximate cost of the trip and information about the routes:
- Kuala Lumpur – Mersing. Ticket 29.8 ringgit. The carrier http://www.transnasional.com.my/. Purchase tickets are available on the website. 5 flights a day, with a journey time of 5 hours.
- Kuala Lumpur – Mersing. Ticket 30,6 ringgit. The Carrier Sutera Ekpress. One flight a day from station TBS.
- ALOR Setar – Mersing. Ticket 76 ringgit. The Carrier Of S&S Express. One flight a day.
- Butterworth – Mersing. The ticket is 70 ringgit. The Carrier Of S&S Express. One flight a day.
- Singapore – Mersing. The ticket is 25 ringgit. The carrier http://www.transnasional.com.my/. Purchase tickets are available on the website.
💲 Pay the ticket online
✉ Will receive an itinerary receipt by email
🚌 Arrive to departure
In Mersing buses arrive at the bus station which is a short walk from the ferry.
You can reach Mersing by taxi from Kuala Lumpur or Kuala Lumpur, but worth the trip will not be fewer flights (from Kuala Lumpur about 280 ringgit).
When they reached the jetty in Mersing you will be able to use the fast Blue Water Express ferry to get to Tioman. The island ferry makes a stop in the villages of Kampong Genting, Paya, Kampong, Kampong Tekek (landing in a Berjaya, Tekek village to Juara or), Kampong Air Batang, Kampong Salang.
But there is one feature: due to weather conditions and influences of the tides, the flights often are canceled or reduced to one morning flight a day. Therefore, in the rainy season it is recommended to get to the island by plane, especially because the cost of flights is not so high. In addition, although the schedule theoretically exists, the departure of the ferry can be transported to another time until it filled with passengers.
The cost of the ferry trip 45 ringgit one way, 70 roundtrip. Book a ticket and see the timetables of the ferry on the official website http://www.tiomanferry.com/but the cost for purchasing the ticket online is higher.