Cheap flights to Johor Bahru Senai International Airport (JHB), Malaysia
Johor Bahru’s Senai International Airport (JHB) is a major airport that serves Johor Bahru, the state capital of Johor and the southernmost city in Peninsula Malaysia. This airport was previously known as Sultan Ismail International Airport.
Senai International Airport has two main terminals. As one of them accommodates cargo planes only, passengers from both domestic and international flights congregate in the other terminal. The airport is equipped with shops, cafes and fast-food chains. You’ll also find ATMs and currency exchange offices.
The airport is located around 28 kilometres from the city. A convenient way to get to the city centre from the airport is to arrange for an airport transfer, or to take a taxi which costs around RM60. If you are not in a hurry, the Causeway Link Bus, which costs RM8 and takes 45 minutes, is another option.
Airlines that fly to Johor Bahru Senai International Airport (JHB)
Travelling to Johor Bahru
Best time to visit Johor Bahru
Just like many other parts of Malaysia, the weather in Johor Bahru is hot and humid all year round. The best time to visit Johor Bahru would be outside of the monsoon season from November to February. You can enjoy low precipitation levels in June to October, but bear in mind that mid-June is the warmest time of the year with a high of 32 degrees Celsius.
Things to do in Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru is known as one of the most popular holiday destinations in Malaysia. It has a lot of modern malls, theme parks, and a good selection of hipster cafes and restaurants. On top of that, historical buildings that originated from the British colonial period still remain.
A top-favourite family attraction in Johor Bahru is Legoland Malaysia. It has 40 rides, including roller coasters and water rides. Lego lovers can choose to stay overnight in the lego-themed Legoland Hotel. Alternatively, visit the Sanrio Hello Kitty Town. This amusement park that covers 60,000 square feet brings endless joy to children and Hello Kitty lovers through interactive activities and shows.
Johor Bahru travel budget
The cost of food in Johor Bahru is reasonable. You can enjoy a meal at a street food stall for just RM5-10, or at a local restaurant for RM20-35. If you’re travelling with a very limited budget, motels and hostels are the cheapest options for around RM40-60. If you intend to pamper yourself, there are four-star hotels that cost around RM400-1,000 per night. Browse through the list of accommodations in Johor Bahru and take your pick!
Johor Bahru does not have a metro system. The public transportation is dominated by buses that depart from two major terminals, JB Central and Larkin Central. The bus fares are very affordable, but most tourists prefer to use taxis or Grab to get around more conveniently.
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Information is accurate as of 30 April 2019.
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