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How To Get From Singapore To Genting

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Genting Highlands, (or simply Genting) is Malaysia's version of Las Vegas and comes with an indoor and outdoor amusement park, a casino, and a number of hotels.

Genting is located on a mountain top in Pahang, Malaysia, and a regular destination for Malaysian and Singaporean gamblers. It also sees a fair amount of families with children. However, Genting is slowly losing its popularity due to the influx of the casionas at Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World in Singapore.

Bus from Singapore to Genting

Taking buses from Singapore to Genting is a common and budget option. The journey takes 6-7 hours.

The prices start from $30, one-way, and vary from the type of coach and travelling date.


If you are travelling by day, the coach will stop by at food centres and public washrooms for your convenience. You should prepare some Malaysian ringgit to make any purchase. Night trips usually do not have any stopovers.

Bus Companies Travelling from Singapore to Genting

Check out these bus companies in Singapore travelling directly from Singapore to Genting:

Note that during peak seasons, e.g. Chinese New Year in February, these companies may offer more trips, at a higher cost.

Singapore to Genting by Flight

The nearest airport from Genting is in Kuala Lumpur (KL). You can take a plane there, and then transfer to KL Sentral by train (30 minutes). From KL Sentral, there is a connecting bus to Genting. There are a number of budget airlines that fly from Singapore to KL.

If you are feeling rich after your earnings at the casino, Sabah Air (tel. +60 3 62578604) can take you home in a helicopter.

Singapore to Genting Packages

You might be able to save by purchasing a travel package, which consists of accomodation and transport. Basic Singapore to Genting 2-day 1-night packages start from $86, with 1 night’s stay at First World, the most affordable hotel in Genting.

Peak seasons see a surge in prices by $50-$100 more.

Climate and When To Go

Genting is a great place to enjoy cool weather. The temperatures are around 15-25°C, unlike neighbouring Kuala Lumpur which has temperatures 5-10°C higher.

You might not notice the coolness too much if you stick indoors at the shopping centers, but once you head out, make sure you have a jacket with you.

The hotel rooms are unheated, so the nights might get chilly.

Peak seasons, in which accommodation and transport cost more, are at the end of the year (December), New Year (January), Chinese New Year (February) and school holidays (June, September, and December).

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Location: Singapore
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