By bus it takes slightly over 5 hours 30 minutes to to travel 344 km from Mersing to Kuala Lumpur city centre. Mersing does have an airport, but the runway is too short to accommodate commercial flights. If you do want to fly then you need to travel 139 km from Mersing to Senai International Airport to board a commercial flight. For this reason most travellers simply take a direct bus service to travel from Mersing to Kuala Lumpur.
Travel Times to Kuala Lumpur
There are 6 bus services a day from Mersing to Kuala Lumpur which are available to book online.
|10:00||15:35||54.35 MYR||S&S International|
- Both Transnasional and S&S International uses vehicles with reclining seats and air-conditioning.
- Bus services in Malaysia do not feature on board toilets, however, on long distance journeys there is usually a comfort break at least every 2 hours at a bus or service station where passengers can use a toilet or buy food and drinks.
Buy Tickets to Kuala Lumpur
Use the Search Box to buy your bus tickets from Mersing to Kuala Lumpur.
After booking you will be sent an electronic booking voucher which you should bring to the ticket counter for the bus operator before the departure time to check in for your journey.
Mersing Bus Station
Bus services to Kuala Lumpur depart from the Terminal Bas & Teksi Mersing, which is 1.2 km from the jetty for ferry services to and from Tioman Island.
Kuala Lumpur Bus Station
Bus services from Mersing terminate at the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan in Kuala Lumpur, with a stop on route at KL Sentral Station.
Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
One of the main reasons why people visit Kuala Lumpur is to for the shopping and there are really wide range of type of retails outlet to choose from, so many in fact that trying to work what is offer and where to go can be confusing for the first time visitor to the city. The easiest way to understand Kuala Lumpur’s shopping scene is to break it down into two groups: markets and shopping centres. The main markets are in and around Kuala Lumpur’s China Town and Little India areas. In China Town the three top markets are KL Central Market, Katsuri Walk and Petaling Street Market which are so close together that you could visit all three in a single afternoon. Little India, also known as the Brickfields district of the city, has lots of small shops and stalls in and around Jalan Tun Sambanthan. The other famous street market in Kuala Lumpur takes place from 17:00 on Sunday on Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman selling products associated with Malay’s Muslim population at very cheap prices.
The other type of retail outlet for which Kuala Lumpur is well known is its shopping malls, and the most dense concentration of malls in the city is in the Bukit Bintang area of the city. The five best known shopping malls in Bukit Bintang are:
- Pavilion Kuala Lumpur: Probably the best place in Kuala Lumpur to buy well known fashion brands. People with lots of money come here to do their clothes shopping.
- Starhill Gallery: Upmarket mall featuring designer shops and some well known restaurants and bars.
- Berjaya Times Square: Upmarket mall with a large indoor amusement park and a 9 screen cinema.
- Sungei Wang Plaza: Value for money mall selling a wide variety of different products and home to some well known tattoo parlours.
- Plaza Low Yat: The largest IT and electronics mall in Malaysia. Each floor specialises in a particular type of IT related or electronic product.