Pulau Pemanggil is a very nice island in Johor.

The island retains its most primitive side.

Transportation methods to Pemanggil Island is the same as Besar Island.

There are 3 ways to get into Pulau Pemanggil Jetty: Bus, Car and Flight.

1. Bus

Bus is the most popular way to get to Pulau Pemanggil.

The arriving bus stop is Mersing Bus Terminal or Mersing Jetty.

Walking distance between bus terminal and jetty is 10 minutes.


If from KL to Mersing Jetty, it takes 4-5 hours.

If depart from Singapore, it takes 3.5 hours.

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aerial shoot of jetty in pulau pemanggil in front of lanting beach resort

2. Car

You can drive yourself to Pulau Pemanggil  if you are travelling with family and friends.

You could stop by some attraction spots along the road trip to Pulau Pemanggil.

There are purchased parking lots at jetty, which cost RM 18 per day.


If from KL, the duration takes 4 hours.

If within Johor, the duration is less than 2 hours.

If from Singapore, it takes 3 hours.

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redang island resort beach couple sitting

3. Flight

Pulau Pemanggil nearest airport is Senai airport. The code of it is JHB.

After flight’s arrival you need to take taxi to  Mersing Jetty.


Approximately 55 minutes from KUL to JHB.

It’s very far from Senai airport to jetty, the duration takes around 2 hours.

So it’s not very recommended to get to Pulau Pemanggil  by flight.

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Bus and self-driving are two popular ways to get to Pulau Pemanggil.

If you want a budgeted trip toPulau Pemanggil , getting there by Bus is the best for you.

If you want a flexible transporting schedule, you can arrange driving to Pulau Pemanggil  yourself.

Flight is another way, but jetty of  Pulau Pemanggil is far from the airport. So it’s not much recommended.

sunset view from lanting beach resort in pulau pemanggil

Read More:

Topic 1: Pemanggil Jetty and Ferry

Topic 2: How to get to Pemanggil

Topic 3: Best Time to Visit Pemanggil

Topic 4: Best Resort in Pemanggil

 Topic 5: Things to do in Pemanggil

Best Pemanggil Resort:

Lanting Beach Resort 


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