Cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu
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Flight information Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu
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Average flight time, total distance 526 kilometres
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Frequently asked questions
Flying from Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu is the capital of Kelantan with a population of over 300,000 people. It is home to various mosques, museums and unique architecture of old royal palaces.
The town is served by one airport called Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR). Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu flights take approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes with one layover.
Airlines that fly from Johor Bahru Senai International Airport (JHB) to Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR)
Travellers searching for cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu have the option of booking with either AirAsia or Malindo Airways. Other airlines that serve the Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu route with a minimum of one transit are Firefly and Malaysia Airlines.
Departure from Johor Bahru Senai International Airport
The quickest and easiest way of getting to the airport is via a public taxi which takes on average 40 minutes from the city centre. Your fare should range between RM45 - RM60 depending on your pick-up location. Alternatively, you can also pre-book a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner.
For those on a tighter budget, the Johor Bahru city bus AA1 from JB Sentral goes to the airport and will cost travellers RM8 for a one-way ticket. The journey should take around 50 minutes.
Senai International Airport information
Senai International Airport is a single-terminal airport located 32km from the city centre. Dining and duty-free shops are limited as the airport is a small terminal with all stores closing at 10pm. Complimentary WiFi is offered to travellers in most public areas with a prayer room available if required whilst waiting for your Johor Bahru to to Kota Bharu cheap flights.
Arrival at Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR)
Upon arrival, the fastest and most convenient way of getting to the city centre is via a public taxi or a pre-arranged private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner. Taxi fare will cost a minimum of RM40 taking an approximately 20 minutes depending on your destination. There is also the option of taking the Cityliner bus No.9 that takes travellers to the Kota Bharu bus station at only RM1.80. The journey will take at least 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport information
Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is a single terminal airport that only consists of 3 aircraft stands and 3 aerobridges. Being an extremely small airport, dining and shopping options are also limited for travellers. Travellers arriving late and looking to grab a quick bite can venture to local restaurants located across the airport. There is complimentary WiFi and a prayer room available within the airport.
Kota Bharu Recommendations
Must-see tourist sites in Kota Bharu include Istana Jahar, Kelantan Royal Mausoleum and the World War II Memorial Museum. For the foodies, loca dishes such as Nasi Tumpang (Rice layered with an omelette, beef or fish floss, local curry, sweet sambal gravy wrapped in a cone shape), Roti Titab (Bread, butter, kaya and egg), Nasi Kak Wok (Rice with fried chicken and curry), Laksam (Rice flour with gravy), Nasi Ulam (Rice with shredded herbs) and Khao Jam (Similar to Nasi Kerabu) should be added to your list of local dishes to try.
Useful Kota Bharu Travel Information
What is the time difference between Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu?
There is no time difference between Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu.
What is the weather like in Kota Bharu?
Kota Bharu has an average temperature of 32°C all year round. Travellers planning a trip from Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu should take note that October to December is the city’s rainy season.
What is the currency and exchange rate for Kota Bharu?
Kota Bharu uses Malaysian Ringgit (RM).
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Kota Bharu?
An average hotel room rate ranges between RM80 - RM150 per night. Travellers searching for cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu on Skyscanner can also use it to compare the best hotel rooms deals in Kota Bharu.
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Information is accurate as of 11 December 2018
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