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Johor Bahru by boat
Johor Bahru by boat
The ZON Ferry Terminal website: ; tel: 607-221 1677 is located in the east wing of "The ZON" duty free complex (locally referred to as "Duty Free"), which is in Stulang Laut, 1.8 km northeast of the Causeway. Ferries go to Batam and Bintan in the Riau Islands of Indonesia. The twice-daily ferry service to Tanjung Belungkor near Desaru resort in south-east Johor state has been canceled. The east wing of the complex is mostly three-storey and also comprises a big KTV club and several bars. To reach the ferry terminal's arrival/departure halls on the second level, you can go to the second level of the ZON shopping and hotel complex building, walk past the Restoran Hameed's (which is on your right) and then follow the signs to the halls. Alternatively, you can go right to the ground level of the east end of the main building (comprising the hotel, the shopping mall and the department store) of the complex. There, you will see a ticket counter beside a minimart. You can go up to the arrival/departure hall using the elevator or the staircase. There is a money changer and a small restaurant in the ferry terminal. Another ticket counter is located right inside the terminal's arrival/departure hall.
You can take the orange and red-colored Transit Link City Bus number 123/S & S yellow-red-blue S2 bus/JB Central Line bus number 727/Maju bus number 10/Causeway Link CT1 bus from the JB Sentral's bus bays facing Jalan Jim Quee (starting point) or from the bus stop opposite City Square at Jalan Wong Ah Fook. For the return leg, the buses do not go past City Square; they all terminate at JB Sentral's bus bays. The one-way fare is 1.30RM. Note: the Causeway Link CTI bus does not pass by here on its return leg. Causeway Link's no. 22 (launched on May 1, 2011) goes between JB Sentral and the ZON complex enroute to Kampung Bakar Batu. It does not go past City Square on both legs of the journey.
From Batam: Ferries depart hourly on the half hour from 7:30AM to 6:30PM to Batam Centre. The ferries from Batam Centre depart hourly on the half hour from 7.30AM to 3.30PM, and at 4.15PM, 5PM and 5.45PM (Indonesian time). Fares: RM69/110 one-way/return for adults, RM46/69 one-way/return for children, plus international departure tax of 10RM per passenger for all passengers. Journey takes 90 mins.
From Bintan: Only 3 ferries (9:30AM, 1PM and 5PM) daily to Tanjung Pinang. The ferries from Tanjung Pinang leave at 7AM, 12.30PM and 3PM (Indonesian time). Fares: RM86/144 one-way/return for adults, RM54/86 one-way/return for children, plus international departure tax of 10RM per passenger for all passengers. Journey takes 150 mins.
Note: All children 3 years old and below do not require tickets but are subject to an international departure tax of 10 RM. Passengers must be at the ferry terminal at least 30 minutes before the ferry's departure.
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