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Self-drive to Kuala Besut Jetty

Self-drive is the best options if you want to explore and discover Malaysia on your trip. Drive from any of your locations to Kuala Besut Jetty (departure point to Perhentian Islands). The jetty is connected via road system to other cities throughout Malaysia.

Latest GPS technology, makes your drive to Kuala Besut is easy. Just download your preferable apps such as Google Map or Waze or HERE to your mobile devices. Set your route and then, you are ready to go.

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The Routes to Kuala Besut

From Kota Baru (via Route 189)
Kota Bharu -> Jertih -> Kuala Besut (Approx. 53 km, 1 h 5 min)

From Kuala Terengganu (via T3 & T1)
Kuala Terengganu -> Kuala Besut (Approx. 106 km, 1 hr 43 min)

From Kuala Lumpur
Option 1 (via E8)
Kuala Lumpur -> Kuantan -> Kuala Terengganu -> Kuala Besut (Approx. 556 km, 8 h)

Option 2 (via Central Spine Road/Route 8)
Kuala Lumpur -> Bentong -> Kuala Lipis -> Gua Musang -> Kuala Krai -> Jertih -> Kuala Besut (Approx. 456 km, 7 h 3 min)

From Penang (Route 4)
Penang -> Kulim -> Baling -> Grik -> Jeli -> Jertih -> Kuala Besut (Approx. 368 km, 5 h 36 min)

From Johor Bahru
Option 1 (via E8 and Route 3/AH18)
Johor Bahru -> Mersing -> Pekan -> Kuantan -> Kuala Terengganu -> Kuala Besut -> Pulau Perhentian (Approx. 626 km, 8 h 3 min)

Option 2 (via E8)
Johor Bahru -> Yong Peng -> Segamat -> Kuantan -> Kuala Terengganu -> Kuala Besut
(Approx. 648 km, 7 h 38 min)

From Southern Thailand

Option 1 (via D141)
Sg. Golok, Thailand -> Rantau Panjang -> Kota Bharu -> Kuala Besut (Approx. 77 km, 1 h 32 min)

Option 2 (via Route 42)
Padang Besar -> Alor Setar -> Sungai Petani -> Baling -> Grik -> Jeli -> Jertih -> Kuala Besut -> Pulau Perhentian (Approx. 444 km, 6 h 18 min)