Kapas island  is such an awesome place in Terengganu.

It is an island with a calm atmosphere. 

Crystal clear water and white sand, plus the weather in good season is fabulous.

You can take a boat from Marang Jetty to get into Kapas island.

The journey from jetty to the island only takes about 10-15 minutes only.

This article explains the 3 transporting methods to get to Kapas island jetty.

a an airplane flying in the sky on the way to redang island with orange sunset on the sea

1. By Flight

The airport of Kapas island is Sultan Mahmud Airport (TGG).

Recommended airlines are Airasia, Malaysia Airline.

Many tourists would take flight to Kapas island , because it is convenient and time-saving.

From KL

It’s about 45 minutes flight time From KL to TGG airport.

From Singapore or Johor 

It is recommended to fly to Terengganu from Senai Airport (JHB) in Johor.

It takes about 1 hour from JHB to TGG.

Transport to Kapas Jetty from Airport

After arriving at TGG airport, you could take taxi or grab to get to Marang jetty.

The journey takes 40 minutes.

You could add on this land transfer service in Kapas packages as well.

aerial shoot of kapas island with jungle trees and blue clear sea water

2. By Bus

Bus is also a good way to get to Kapas island.

Some buses stop right at Marang jetty, while some may need a little walk to jetty yourself.

Bus usually departs at the night before check in day.

You could get bus ticket online or purchase at bus ticket counter.

From KL

It takes 6 hours from KL to Kapas  Marang jetty.

From Singapore/ Johor

It takes 9 hours to Kapas Marang jetty.

You can find a bus who stops right in front of Marang jetty.

pulau kapas island beach access clear seawater and jungle trees

3. By Car

If you enjoy the fun of self-driving, then go Kapas island by car is best for you.

During the journey, you can visit some scenic spots, and stop and rest anywhere you want.

Car is convenient and flexible.

Unlike public transport, you get to share this journey with you travelling buddies in car.

From KL

It takes approximately 5 hours to arrive Kapas Marang jetty.

There are parking lots at Marang jetty.

Parking fee is RM 10 plus per day.

From Singapore / Johor

It takes about 9 hours from Singapore to Kapas island.

And it’ll take 6 hours to reach Kapas Marang jetty from Johor.

woman standing in front of kapas coral beach resort sign board on beach


Kapas island is nice for those want to experience island for short time vacation like 3 to 4 days.

You could get to Kapas Marang jetty by Flight, Bus or Car.

Travelling to Kapas island by flight is favored by most tourists.

Bus is suitable for backpackers, student and groups.

Car is best for people who like road trip.

Be sure to make your return arrangements (day and time) in advance too.

Read More:

Topic 1: Kapas Island Jetty

Topic 2: How to get to Kapas Island

Topic 3: Best Seasons in Kapas

Topic 4: Best resort in Kapas Island

Topic 5: Kapas Island Package

Topic 6: Activities in Kapas Island

Topic 7: Kapas or Lang Tengah

Topic 8: Kapas or Besar

Top Kapas Packages:

Kapas Coral Beach Resort

Kapas Island Resort


Which way could you prefer to get to Kapas island?

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