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  PEOPLE & ETHNIC GROUP:
 
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  PLACES OF INTEREST :
 
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  KUCHING (STATE CAPITAL):
 
  General Info
  Bus Service / Transportation
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  History & People
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  Recreation & Sports
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  TOURIST ATTRACTION
  City Centre
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  Handicrafts
  Street Life
 
  Nature & National Parks
  Bako National Park
  Batang Ai National Park
  Gunung Gading National Park
  Kubah National Park
  Kuching Wetlands National park
  Matang Wildlife Centre
  Semenggoh Nature Reserve
  Talang Satang National Park
  Tanjung Datu National Park
 
  Santubong & Damai Beach
  General Info
  Irrawady Dolphin
  Sarawak Cultural Village
 
  Kuching Southwest
  Tourist Destination
  Teluk Melano & Sematan
 
  Sibu
  General Info
  Dining & Entertainment
  Shopping & Accommodation
 
  TOURIST ATTRACTION
  City Centre
  Bawang Assan Iban Longhouse
 
  Melanau's Heartland:
  Mukah Town
  Dalat Town
 
  Up Rejang River:
  General Info
  Kanowit, Song & Belaga
  Kapit
 
  Down Rejang River:
  General Info
 
  Miri
  General Info
  City Map
  In & Around Miri Map
 
  Lifestyle & Nightlife
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  TOURIST ATTRACTION
  Must Visit Places
  Bario & Ba?kelalan
 
  Gunung Mulu National Park
  Lambir Hills National Park
  Loagan Bunut National Park
  Niah National Park
  Similajau National Park
 
 
 
 
SARAWAK - EAST MALAYSIA / MALAYSIA BORNEO

KUCHING : Bus Service / Transportation

 
 

BUS

SERVICES

 
 

BUS SERVICES - LOCAL / AROUND KUCHING

 

 There is no main bus terminal in Kuching. Departure points depend on destination and company used.

 

Sarawak Transport Company (STC) - Tel: 451 573 / 242 579

Serve the Kuching area and south-west Sarawak. Their green and yellow buses depart from Jalan Barrack (near the Court House). Chin Lian Long?s blue and white buses serve the city and its suburbs. Major bus stops at Jln Mosque and the Post Office.

 

Petra Jaya City Bus - Tel: 429 418

Serve Bako, Buntal and Kota Samarahan. Their white and yellow buses depart from the open air market near Electra House.

 

Bau Transport Company - Tel: 763 160

Buses depart from the near the Saujana Car Park for Bau Town.

 
 
 

BUS SERVICES - EXPRESS / LONG DISTANCE

 

Long distance buses depart from the Regional Express Bus Terminal on Jln Penrissen.

 

Biaramas Express Bus

The most convenient place in the town centre to buy tickets is the Biaramas Express booking office (Tel: 429418) on Jln Khoo Hun Yeang (near Electra House. Biaramas also have an office at the terminal (Tel: 456999), open from 6:00am to 10:00pm) and post their latest bus schedules on www.biaramas.com.

 

Vital Focus Transportation - Tel: 453 190 or 461 277

Operates the PB Express, Suria Bus Express, Borneo Highway Express (tickets also available at Borneo Interland, 63 Main Bazaar, Tel: 413 595.

 

Others

Kirata & Sapphire Pacific Express and Sri Merah Express bus services; Syarikat Bus Baram (Tel: 576 700); MTC Express (Tel: 463 161); Sungei Merah (Tel: 571 888); Borneo Express Bus (Tel: 452 717); Eva Express (Tel: 576 761); TransBorneo Resources (Tel: 452 271) and ATS (Tel: 457 773).

 

Buses to Sibu, Bintulu and Miri often involve a change of bus in Sarikei. Phone the bus companies for the latest timetables. The Visitor Information Centre has a display board with the latest bus schedules and prices.

 
 
 

BUS SERVICES - PLACES OF INTEREST

 

Kuching Airport

STC bus No. 12A. RM1.00, 45 mins. Every hour. First bus (from Kuching) 6:30 am, last bus 2.30 pm. First bus (from Airport) 7:30 am, last bus 3:30 pm. Or CLL bus No. 8A.

 

Bako National Park

Petra Jaya bus No. 6, RM2.00, 45 mins. First bus (from Kuching) 7.20 am, last bus 5:20pm. Last regular bus back from Bako 5.50 pm. White minibuses (bas sewa) also go to Kampung Bako (RM3.00 one way). They operate from 6:00am to 5:00pm and depart from the open air market. There is no fixed schedule - minibuses leave when they are full.

 

Bau

STC bus No. 2 or Bau Transport Co. bus No. 2, RM4.60, approx. 1 hour. Every 20 mins. First bus (from Kuching) 6:00am, last bus 6:00pm. Buses depart from near the Saujana car park.

 

Betong

STC Bus No. EP10, RM 25. Buses at 8:00am and 1:00pm.

 

Bintulu

See Sarikei for departures. RM60.00

 

Buntal

Petra Jaya bus No. 2D. RM2.00, 35mins. First bus (from Kuching) 6:00am. Last bus back from Buntal 6:40pm.

 

Damai/Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV)

A Kuching-Damai shuttle bus service departs regularly from outside the Holiday Inn Kuching with drop offs at the resort hotels and Sarawak Cultural Village. One way fare is RM 10 (adults), RM 5 (children), takes approx. 40 mins. First bus (from Kuching) 7.30 am, last bus 10 pm. Last bus back from Damai 9 pm. For the full timetable check with the bell counter at the Holiday Inn Kuching.

 

Fairy and Wind Caves (from Bau Bus Station)

Bau Transport Co. Bus No. 3, RM 1.40, every 1/2 hour from 6.20 am to 6 pm.

 

Kota Samarahan

Petra Jaya Bus No. 10A. RM 2.20. First bus (from Kuching) 6.30 am, last bus 5.15 pm. Last bus back Kota Samarahan 5.30 pm.

 

Kubah / Matang Wildlife Centre

No regular bus service from Kuching. Take a white local minibus. These white mini buses wait at the alleyway next to the shops in the Saujana car park complex. There is no fixed timetable, mini buses leave when there are enough passengers. Fare is RM 5 (Kubah) and RM 7 (MWC).

 

Lundu (for Gunung Gading)

STC bus No. EP07. RM 10 (a/c), approx. 2 hrs. Buses at 8 am, 11.15 am, 2 pm, and 4 pm. Buses depart from the regional express bus terminal.

 

Miri

See Sarikei for departures. RM 80.

 

Mukah

TransBorneo Resources at 7.30 am and 10 pm, RM 56. Biaramas at 9 pm and 10 pm, RM 55.

 

Penrissen Rd. Bus Terminal (for long-distance services)

STC bus Nos. 3A, 4B, 6, 9, and many more (ask at STC office near Jln India/ Jln Barrack junction). RM 1.20. First bus (from Kuching) 6.15 am, last bus 7 pm. If you are catching an early bus you may have to take a taxi to the terminal (RM 10).

 

Pontianak (Indonesia)

RM 45.00, approx. 8 hrs. Buses depart from Penrissen Rd. Terminal. Biaramas/Tebakang Express (Tel: 456999) at 7.30 am. SJS (Tel: 456999) at 8 am and 1.00 pm. The upmarket SJS ?Super Executive? departs 11.00 am and costs RM 70. This bus has more leg room and meals are included. Kirata Express departs 7 am, Sapphire Pacific at 11 am and Sri Merah Express at 7 am and 10 am - book through Vital Focus Transportation (Tel: 453190 or 461277) or Borneo Interland (63 Main Bazaar, Tel: 413595). ATS (Tel: 457773) departs 7.30 am, Eva Express (Tel: 576761) at 7 am (economy) and 11 am (super class, RM 70) and Damri (Tel: 572098) at 8 am, 11.30 am and 1 pm.

 

Sarikei

RM 32. 5-6 hrs. Biaramas Express - departs 7.30 am, 9 am, 11.30 am, 2 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm, 9 pm and 10 pm. Borneo Highway Express - departs 6.30 am, 10.30 am, 1 pm, 6 pm and 9 pm. PB Ekspres - departs 8.30 am, 2.30 pm, 4.30 pm and 8 pm. Suria Express departs 6.30 am, 7.30 am, 9.30 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 3.30 pm, 6 pm, 9 pm and 10 pm. Syarikat Bus Baram departs 8 pm. MTC Express departs 4.30 pm and 9 pm. Borneo Express departs 8.45 am, 2.45 pm and 6.45 pm. TransBorneo departs 7.30 am and 10 pm. Sungei Merah departs 12 noon and 9.45 pm. Eva Express departs 10 am, 4 pm and 9 pm.

 

Sematan (via Lundu)

STC bus No. EP07, RM 15. See Lundu for departure times.

 

Semenggoh

STC bus Nos. 6, 6A, 6B & 6C. RM 2, approx. every hour

 

Serian

STC Express bus. No 3A. RM 4.00, approx. 1 hr. Every hour. First bus (from Kuching) 6.15 am, last bus 7 pm.

 

Sibu

RM 40. 7 hrs. See Sarikei for departures.

 

Sri Aman

STC Express bus No. EP09. RM 19, approx 3 hrs, departs 7.45 am, 9.45 am, 1 pm, 3.15 pm and 7.15 pm. Departs from regional express bus terminal.

 
 
 
 
KUCHING : Bus Service / Transportation
SARAWAK - EAST MALAYSIA / MALAYSIA BORNEO