Melaka Transportation

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    Singapore to Melaka (Malaysia) by bus

    by bkarjee Written Sep 1, 2008

    Going to Melaka from Singapore is very simple. There are numerous buses (around 10 per day) plying in this route. These buses start from Lavender Street bus terminal and charge around S$15 per person. The journey time is around 4 hrs. For the journey, just show up at the bus terminal and buy the ticket. No need to book in advance. Expect rush on the weekends. Try to contact them at this phone number +65 6293 5915

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    flowery cyclo

    by aalayaa Written Aug 30, 2008

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    the flowery cyclo

    you must spot the flowery cyclo. they're everywhere, decorated with plastic flowers and loud music.
    the good thing is, unlike the taxi, you don't have to bargain for the price. it's written on the sign board.

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    hire a van plus driver for road trip to melaka

    by SangAji Updated Aug 19, 2008

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    a typical van for road trip
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    for family travelling together for day trip or overnite to melaka or genting or elsewhere in malaysia

    suggest hire an air-conditioned van with local driver to suit group size

    for convenience and economy plus time savings,

    esp in finding way around highways and to local attractions

    and load up with light refreshments...

    have loose change ready for the road tolls along the highway!!

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    Taxi Hanif

    by StayNuts Written Aug 14, 2008

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    Have used the cab services from Hanif in Malacca & he is really a big helper :)

    In Malacca all cab drivers works without a meter, so you need to look out or they ask for the real price. Hanif gives you a fair price without cheating you & he speaks good English. A big plus point in this city. He don't mind to bring you to several hotels near the beach for the same price. You can call him always when you need him & he will bring to anything you want.

    During one of our cab rides back to the hotel, he stopped for us at a 24 hour store for some shopping. The last day he brought us back to the Bus Terminal of Malacca & stopped by a local famous cookie factory. Hanif knows all the places in Melaka which you never will found.

    Call him local at 0134265777 & tell him that you got him phone number on the internet from his old customers. Sure that you will get from him the same special services as we did... :)))

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    From historical building to next building

    by jemster Written Apr 23, 2008

    Trishaw is the best transportation to move around between the building. Is like a ride on talking dictionary. They will story from A to Z about the place. Don't worry about being con, the charges written clearly at each trishaw stop. Unless they create their own trip.

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    Bus Station in Malacca

    by cochinjew Written Apr 17, 2008

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    Try to get the bus ticket back to KL when you arrive at Malacca Bus Station as it is a heavily travelled route especially over weekends. Bus no 17 is parked very close to where you would arrive, just ask someone to point out to the direction, a very very short walk within the terminal to bus no 17. if you dont have too much luggage it is a very pleasant way to get to downtown, also to observe malaysian public behaviour. it is the same bus you would take in front of the stadhuys to go to Portuguese settlement.
    If your budget allows it, stay at Hotel Puri and eat at Seri Nyonya restaurant at Hotel Equatorial. they are just about the best of Malacca..

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    Panorama Melaka Bus.

    by uncleawang Written Mar 29, 2008

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    All Day,Every Day.
    Panorama Melaka Bus stops for visits at 23 famous attractions which include historical,shoppings and leisure areas.You can hop on or off as you please,then simply catch the next bus when it arrives.You will visit many Melaka Landmarks including the Stadhuys,A'Famosa,Kg.Morten Mlay Village and museums.
    To buy a ticket just go onbaoard the Panorama Bus.
    A fare for a day ticket;
    Double decker Rm5.00
    Blue line Rm2.00.

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    Bus From Singapore To Melaka

    by pres_16 Written Dec 31, 2007

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    Since we were not able to book on the first morning bus direct to Kuala Lumpur, the bus to Melaka was our alternative of choice. I was glad to find 707 Bus Express (VT recommended) at the bus terminal in Queen St., SG. Their bus is nice and comfortable with friendly operators. We got the 8AM bus. Bus fare is RM17.50 and comes with one free bottled water. Bus stops at Melaka Sentral.

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    Bus from KL to Melaka

    by MilKy83 Written Dec 2, 2007

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    Getting from KL to Melaka is easy from Puduraya bus station. I used Transnasional bus which depart earliest at 8am. It costs me RM 9.50 only. There are earlier buses available from KL to Melaka for other bus company. The earliest buses depart at 6.30am but the ticket price is slightly more expensive- RM 11.
    There were 6 of us in this trip. Initially we planned to use the 6pm bus to get back to KL, but due to unexpected circumstances (pls refer to the warning tips) we decided to get back an hour earlier. Thanks to the Transnasional officer who were kind enough to help us to change all our tickets to 5pm without any extra charges. :) I'd highly recommend Transnasional bus as the staffs are helpful and flexible!

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    Trishaw - Best Mode of Transport

    by yoolya Written Nov 24, 2007

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    Trishaws would have the be by FAR the BEST form of transport in Melaka....so where do I begin?!

    You can pick a Trishaw (and driver/peddler) of your choice (we went for the most daggy decorated one that played techno music), and you tell them where you would like to go, and negotiate a price. Alternatively, you can negotiate an hourly, or half hourly price, and they take you around the sights for that amount of time at a set price.

    It's fun!! Very fun!! You see groups of tourists in large gangs of trishaws, on tours! And they are available at any time of day or night, from pretty much any street corner!

    They also have roofs, so if it starts to rain, or gets too hot and sunny, you can have the roof pulled over, or alternatiely.... some of them have HUGE umbrellas for protection.

    Oh yeah..... and one last thing..... they are a much better option than taxis. A lot of Melaka, especially the tourist areas, are cut off to traffic, but the trishaws are able to still go there, so instead of taxis going around the tourist areas, and down and mazed up in all the one way streets.... the trishaw can go just about anywhere! So even if a place looks close up, it will take a taxi a while to get there..... but the trishwaw cuts through and is generally a much quicker option!!! Only opt for taxi when it involves carting around your luggage (ie to and from bus depot)

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    Bus to Melaka

    by f8stop Updated Nov 16, 2007

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    You can take a bus from Puduraya Bus Station in Kuala Lumpur to Melaka Sentral Station in Melaka. Bus Fare is around RM 9.50 and travel time is approximately 2 hours. However, I suggest you go there after 7am. No bus is available earlier than 6:30 AM so if you get there in the wee hours of the morning, you'll have to wait awhile. And if you're unlucky, you'll have to stand the whole time you're waiting as the benches may be occupied by people sleeping at the station. (eventually, what we did was we each found a space between the heads/feet of 2 reclined people where we can carefully sit as our leg muscles were already in pain)

    The buses and the roads to melaka are in good condition so a bus ride is a comfortable means of getting there. You may even catch some sleep during the trip if you want to risk missing the sights along the road as you are approaching the city. =)

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    Tri-shaw trip

    by julia687 Written Oct 15, 2007
    My tri-shaw driver

    There are loads of tri-shaws around the historical sights of Melaka. I decided to take one for a bit of fun. They have set prices of rm40 for 1 hour or rm20 for 30 mins so there is no getting ripped off! I did a 30 min option which was long enough for me.

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    Getting around in Melaka

    by Svitata Written Aug 17, 2007

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    Walkways
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    Melaka is not a big town, you can generally walk to almost all the tourist sites. You can probably cover the whole Melaka town on foot within one day, but doing it on bicycle might be more comfortable.

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    Biking or Driving to Melaka from Singapore

    by bpacker Updated May 14, 2007

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    Biking in Melaka

    It's a breeze riding or driving from Singapore to Melaka these days, thanks to the excellent North South Expressway(NSE). Many of us choose to use the Tuas checkpoint since there is less traffic there. Just drive along the NSE and exit at the Ayer Keroh exit at Melaka.

    Causeway Toll Booth ( Singapore)
    You pay $2.50 SGD at Tuas checkpoint if you own a car and $1.50 if you own a bike

    Causeway Toll Booth (M'sia)
    It cost about RM1.50 for bikes and RM2-3 for cars.

    Toll Booths
    The NSE is dotted with godonlyknowshowmany toll booths and you'll be charged approx 70 cents a km. So from the Causeway to Melaka ( Ayer Keroh), it's approx RM 27.40 for
    182.5 km if you drive a car. It's however FREE for bikes.

    Other annoyances
    The speed limit on the North-South Expressway is officially 110kmh. Unoffocially speaking, not many observe this rule.

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    Blue Line / Red Line

    by Carino Written May 13, 2007

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    Keep the receipt and hop on again

    There is a bus going around town and stopping at all important sights. It works in the well known "hop on / hop off" way and it only cost you 2 RM for a day! One stop where red and blue line are stopping is in front of the Stadthyus. Check out the map and decide which line you wanna take. No rickshaw or taxi hassle and an airconditioned bus? Go for it!

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