The JB Sentral to Kluang KTM train service offers a more relaxing and scenic way to travel compared to a bus, with two different services on this route:
The Ekspres Selatan trains and the long-distance Ekspres Rakyat Timuran.
Both trains are operated by Malaysia Railways, Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (usually known by their shortened name of KTMB or just KTM).
The duration of the train journey from JB Sentral Johor Bahru to Kluang is approximately two hours for the quickest services.
(Jadual Keretapi KTM JB Sentral ke Kluang)
New KTM Timetable from the 1st of April 2021:
Due to Covid 19, there is a temporary timetable for these services:
|Train Number / Name||Departs JB Sentral||Arrives Kluang|
ES = Ekspres Selatan
ERT = Ekspres Rakyat Timuran
All services operate daily.
(Harga Tiket Keretapi KTM JB ke Kluang)
Seat Classes available:
ES numbered trains: 2nd Class (Superior) Seats
ERT 26: 2nd Class (Superior) Seats, Premier Class Seats and 2nd Class Superior Night Class Berths
KTM to Kluang from JB fares (tambang):
1st Class (Premier Class) Seat: Adult 22 MYR - Child 15 MYR.
2nd Class (Superior Class) Seat: Adult 14 MYR - Child 11 MYR
2nd Class Superior Night Class: Adult 20 MYR / Child 17 MYR
3rd Class (Economy Class) Seat: No longer available
(Beli Tiket di Kereta Api Johor Bahru Kluang)
If you want to make sure you can get a seat on any particular train on this route, you should always make an advance booking.
Turning up at the station on the day of travel hoping to get a ticket could mean you will not get a seat!
You can make advance ticket booking quite easily.
Either you can visit any Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) mainline railway station and purchase your seats from the station ticket counter.
Or, to save yourselves a wasted journey, book ticket online via the official KTM website or by using an online agent.
(Bas dari JB ke Kluang)
An alternative way to travel from JB to Kluang is to take a bus / coach from Larkin Sentral (JB Larkin Bus Terminal).
Travelling by bus to Kluang from Larkin is not as scenic as travelling by train and takes roughly the same time, but is a little cheaper if you want to save a few Ringgit.
You can find departure time and fares, as well as make an online seat reservation from our: