Tioman is off the south-east coast of peninsular Malaysia, just north of the Johor-Pahang state borders.
It is reachable by ferry from the coastal town of Mersing or Tanjung Gemuk
or by plane from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore.
Book your ticket in advance if travelling over weekends, public holidays and Singaporean and Malaysian school holidays. Bluewater Telephone No:+60 77 99 4811.
Please note that changes to fares and time schedules are at the discretion of the ferry operators.
Getting to Tanjung Gemuk Jetty and Mersing Jetty.
Kuala Lumpur – Kuantan – Pekan – Rompin – TgGemuk – Mersing
Kuala Lumpur – Senawang–Kuala Pilah – Bahau – Muadzam Shah – Rompin – TgGemok – Mersing
Kuala Lumpur –Ayer Itam – Kluang – Mersing – TgGemuk
Singapore – Johor Bharu – Kota Tinggi – Mersing – TgGemuk
From Kuala Lumpur take the Transnational or S&S Internasionalbus to Mersing (5 hours) from Bandar Tasik Selatan Bus Terminal. Tickets cost around RM 23.From elsewhere in Malaysia: Transnational, S&S Internasional and other bus companies that serve destinations along the east coast (Kuala Terengganu, Kuantan, Kota Bahru etc.) mostly stop at Mersing as well. S&S Internasional also has a service from Melaka.
From Johor Bahru (Larkin Bus terminal) take the Causeway Link, Transnational or S&S Express bus to Mersing (2.5-3 hours; about RM 10 each way):
An alternative is to take the local bus between Johor Bahru and Kota Tinggi and then transfer to the local bus between Kota Tinggi and Mersing.
From Singapore(Lavender St. Terminal) take the Transnational bus to Mersing (3 to 4 hours). Tickets cost around RM 12 (if bought in Malaysia) / SGD 27 (if bought in Singapore) each way.
With immediate effect, Johor National Park Corporation will be collecting conservation fees from passengers at Mersing Jetty.