[JUST IN] Singaporeans Can Soon Take A Ferry Directly To Desaru With New Ferry Terminal Opening


Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Mar 14, 2022

[Important note: We have contacted the ferry services and they have informed us that the ferry services are still in the works. Services will be up and running in a few months' time. Happy planning & vacationing!]

Located along the east coast of Johor, Desaru is only an hour's drive from Johor Bahru. Known for its calm beach resorts, white sands and fishing villages, the town is one of the best places for tourists to unwind and relax away from the hustle of the city!

The best part? Desaru and Singapore now have an almost direct ferry trip for anyone who wishes to head to and from Desaru or Singapore! That means heading to exciting resorts like Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, One & Only Desaru Coast andAnantara Desaru Coast Resort is going to be much more convenient.

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Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal From Singapore

In collaboration with Batam Fast, Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal is open and ready to connect travellers from Singapore to Desaru! The ferry departs from Singapore’s Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.

The ferry schedule includes two round trips from Singapore on Thursdays to Sundays, and one round trip on Mondays and Wednesday. You know what this means? We don't even have to wait for weekend getaways. With the school holidays just around the corner, Singaporeans can book their vacay slots as soon as possible!

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In the past, tourists would have to take a ferry from Changi Ferry Terminal in Singapore to Tanjung Belungkor Ferry Terminal in Kota Tinggi. The trip is then followed by a 30-45 minutes drive to Desaru. However with the opening of Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal, expect your car rides to be cut short!

According to Google Maps, Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal is only 4km away from Desaru. Which means it can now only take you 10 minutes to get from Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal to Desaru by car after ?

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The new ferry routes between Desaru and Singapore are expected to have a capacity of 150 to 338 passengers, and the frequency of the services are expected to improved as more people head over for the perfect beach vacation.

Excited for your next vacation? Blue waters, cool sea breezes and white sands - Desaru's idyllic beach resorts are the perfect way to escape from the Singaporean city chaos. Share this with your loved ones to plan your next vacation!