Singapore to Johor Bahru by Train in 5 minutes


Johor Bahru is a favourite destination to feast and shop among Singaporeans. While there are many ways of getting across, clearing Singapore and Malaysia custom can be dreadful. The best and fastest way to get to Johor Bahru is by the KTM train shuttle between Woodlands and JB Sentral. Here’s how you can get to JB in 5 minutes with 5 simple steps.

Step 1 – Book your tickets online


The KTM Shuttle Tebrau runs 31 trips daily between Singapore and Johor Bahru. Book your train tickets hassle-free with

Ticket Price

Singapore to JB SGD 5.00
JB to Singapore MYR 5.00

Departing Schedule from Woodlands to JB Sentral

8.30am 9.45am 11.00am 12.30pm
1.45pm 3.00pm 4.15pm 5.30pm
6.45pm 8.00pm 9.15pm 10.30pm

Departing Schedule from JB Sentral to Woodlands

5.00am, 5.30am 6.00am, 6.30am 7.00am, 7.30am 8.45am
10.00am 11.30am 12.45pm 2.00pm
3.15pm 4.30pm 5.45pm 7.00pm
8.15pm 9.30pm 10.45pm
Schedule as of 3 March 2019.

If you are planning for a weekend trip, book your train tickets 1 month in advance to avoid disappointment.

Step 2 – Exchange your e-Ticket


Remember to bring along your printed e-ticket and exchange it over the counter at KTM office on level 1 of Woodlands Train Checkpoint. You are required to do this if you purchase the tickets online and departing from Woodlands. If you are departing from JB Sentral, just scan your e-Ticket QR code at the gantry.

Step 3 – Proceed to the Train Station

KTM Tebrau Shuttle

The entrance to the train station will open 30 minutes prior departure. Please remember to produce your exchanged ticket and passport to the officer. The train shuttle adopt free seating policy. If you arrived late during the peak period, you will end up standing in the train.

Step 4 – Clear Singapore and Malaysia Immigration

Seamless procedure with both Singapore and Malaysia custom clearance at Woodlands Train Checkpoint. Shorter queue, quick clearance!

Step 5 – Board the Train


The train will depart on time. Sit back, relax and you are on your way to Johor Bahru in just 5 minutes!

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