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Getting Here

Arriving via

Kuala Lumpur

There are 2 ways to reach Desaru Coast from Kuala Lumpur.
By Car
4 hours from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Expressway.
By Flight
45 minutes flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (Subang Airport) to Senai International Airport with additional 45 minutes scenic drive to Desaru Coast.
Arriving via

JOHOR OR SENAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

There are 2 ways to reach Desaru Coast from Johor Bahru or Senai International Airport.
By Car
1 hour 15 minutes from Johor Bahru via the Senai-Desaru Expressway.
By Coach
45 minutes scenic drive from Senai International Airport.
Arriving via

SINGAPORE

There are 2 ways to reach Desaru Coast from Singapore.
By Car
1 hour 30 minutes from Singapore via the Causeway.
By Sea
1 hour 30 minutes ferry ride from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal.

Ferry Terminal

Ferry service from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal (90 minutes).

For more information on the schedule and pricing please click here

Ferry Frequency: 1 Trip Daily
Ferry Availability: Thursday - Sunday
Ferry Schedule
Tanah Merah
to
Desaru Coast
Desaru Coast
to
Tanah Merah
8:30 AM
5:30 PM
Departure Information

Description
Tanah Merah
to
Desaru Coast
Desaru Coast
to
Tanah Merah
Free hand-carry baggage
 
Free check-in baggage
 
Excess charge for hand-carry or check-in baggage
 
Bicycle/ other odd-sized items
10kg per pax
 
20kg per pax
 
SGD 1.00 per kg
 
 
SGD 10.00 per item
10kg per pax
 
20kg per pax
 
MYR 3.00 per kg
 
 
MYR 30.00 per item
Departure Information

Description
Tanah Merah
to
Desaru Coast
Desaru Coast
to
Tanah Merah
Free hand-carry baggage
 
Free check-in baggage
 
Excess charge for hand-carry or check-in baggage
 
Bicycle/ other odd-sized items
10kg per pax
 
20kg per pax
 
SGD 1.00 per kg
 
SGD 10.00 per item
10kg per pax
 
20kg per pax
 
MYR 3.00 per kg
 
MYR 30.00 per item
Ferry Schedule
Tanah Merah
to
Desaru Coast
Desaru Coast
to
Tanah Merah
8:30 AM
5:30 PM
Ferry Ticket Price**
One Way
Two Way
SGD 70 | MYR 224*
SGD 118 | MYR 377.60*
*Based on currency exchange rate of SGD1:MYR3.2
**Baggage handling charges may apply
DG 2
DG 3
DG 2

FERRY TERMINAL
FACILITIES & AMENITIES

 

About DCFT
Address Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal (DCFT), Jalan Dermaga, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor
Terminal Operation Hour

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Customer Service Phone Number/Email

Phone: +607 277 2058

WhatsApp: +6019 791 2217

Email: concierge@desarucoast.com

 

Parking

 

Parking Bay

Car Parking: 70 units plus 4 units of OKU parking bay

Motorcycle: 20 Units

Bus Parking: 4 Units

Parking Fee

Free of charge for short term daily parking – Park at your own risk

Parking Method

Reverse Parking
F&B
Cuisine Type Modern Café, Grab n Go, Mini Café
Operation Hours -
Shop/Convenient Store
Retail Directory 11 units are available including Duty-Free Shops. Directory coming soon.
Operation Hours -
Facilities & Amenities
Money Changer Coming Soon
Lounges Desaru Coast Lounge (Outside Arrival Hall) and Premium Lounge (Inside Departure Hall)
Duty-Free Shop 2 units (Departure Hall and Arrival Hall)
ATM Coming Soon
Health & Safety Amenities Wheelchair, Stretcher, First Aid, Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
Free WIFI Free WIFI available (Username: Guest Wifi)
Surau Public Surau (Male & Female), Departure Hall Surau (Male & Female).
Transport Network
Taxi Contact details are available at Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal Information Counter (in front of Departure Hall) 
Desaru Coast Shuttle Bus Free shuttle bus to golf courses, hotels, and attractions of Desaru Coast. Schedule available at Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal Information Counter (in front of Departure Hall)
Public Bus Local public bus services coming soon. (Bandar Penawar Bus Station - 20 Minutes)
Others E-Hailing (Coming Soon)
Ferry Routes
Desaru Coast - Tanah Merah, Singapore Estimated travel time: 90 Minutes
Desaru Coast - Batam, Indonesia Coming Soon
Desaru Coast - Bintan, Indonesia Coming Soon
Ferry Schedule & Ticket Price
-

The ferry services between Desaru Coast and Tanah Merah, Singapore will commence on 7 July 2022. Ferry schedule and ticket price are available on desarucoast.com and batamfast.com starting 30 June 2022.

Important Travel Information
- Coming Soon
FAQ
Is smoking permitted in DCFT? Smoking is strictly prohibited within the terminal building.
Is fishing permitted in the area around DCFT? DCFT is a gazetted Restricted Area, hence unauthorized activities such as fishing is strictly prohibited.
Which government agencies are present at DCFT? Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia, Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia, Jabatan Laut Malaysia, Jabatan Kesihatan, Penguatkuasa Farmasi, MAQIS, Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM – TCO).
Services & Facilities
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Boat launching/ recovery ramp.

Fuel bunkering (marine diesel) facility.