We Found Paradise On Earth! Redang Island + How To Get There – Malaysia

We Found Paradise On Earth! Redang Island + How To Get There - Malaysia

Chin-dropping Redang is today’s destination, with beauty from another world, pleasing just about anyone.
When traveling in Terengganu, every local you chat with will advise you to visit Redang. Words of knowledge my friends.
We had it in our plans and just got reassured by the endless compliments people had to the place.

We Found Paradise On Earth! Redang Island + How To Get There - Malaysia

The paradisiacal island, unfortunately, doesn’t cater for backpacker prices, but if you are going to choose somewhere to splurge, this is most definitely a great choice.
Still, prices are not high as the Maldives per say, and the packages are value for money, you end up not spending much(or nothing at all) out of it.
But first you have to find your way to this magnificent place:

How To Get There

From Kuala Lumpur:

✈By Plane:
From Kuala Lumpur, you have to fly to Kuala Terengganu, where is located the nearest airport to Redang.
Fares are usually cheap, costing even the same as a bus ticket when bought in advance or during promotions.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur
Address: 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
ERL: Express Rail Link connects the airport to the city center.Full schedule here: http://www.kliaekspres.com/plan-buy/schedule/
Bus: http://www.klia.com.my/index.php?m=airport&c=getting_around&id=1&aid=1
Website: http://www.klia.com.my

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KL International Airport

🚌By Bus:
The trip to Kuala Terengganu takes 7-8 hours, costing around rm40-45.
Checking the flight tickets are advisable as great deals for this trajectory are often available.

Kuala Lumpur Bus Station – TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
Address: Jalan Terminal Selatan, Bandar Tasek Selatan, Kuala Lumpur
Website: http://www.tbsbts.com.my/

From Kuala Terengganu:

✈By plane:
Boats to Redang depart from 2 different piers, in 2 different cities, is really important to have this information in hands before deciding the next step of your trip.

If your boat departs from Kuala Terengganu, you can take a taxi (or call it by an app) to Kuala Terengganu Jetty or to your hotel depending on your arrival time.
It will cost you around rm20 and take 20-30min.

If your boat departs from Merang Jetty, look for taxi stalls, there you can book your trip.
It will cost rm55 and take around 45min, usually, there’s no waiting line.
If you are arriving late, and can’t take the boat on the same day, check the “From Merang” section below.

Kuala Terengganu Airport – Sultan Mahmud Airport
Address: Jala Lapangan Terbang, Kuala Terengganu
Website: http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/index.php/component/content/article/15

🚌By Bus:
Boats to Redang depart from 2 different piers, in 2 different cities, is really important to have this information in hands before deciding the next step of your trip.

After arriving in Kuala Terengganu bus station, if your boat departs from Kuala Terengganu Jetty, you can walk to the pier.
Walking will take 10min, if you are too tired, there are taxis waiting in front of the station that will charge rm10.

If it departs from Merang, you can either grab another bus(rm10) or a taxi(rm50), it will take around 50min.
If your boat departs from Merang check the section below.

Kuala Terengganu Bus Station – Hentian Bas Majlis Perbandaran Kuala Terengganu
Address: Jalan Syed Hussin, Kuala Terengganu

SP Bumi Bus Company (Bus From Kuala Terengganu to Merang)
Website: http://www.spbumi.com.my/Main/Main.asp?pageID=002
Phone: +60377288789 (call for latest schedule)

From Merang:

If your boat departs from Merang, there are 3 possible scenarios:
1️⃣ Your plane/bus arrive in time to catch your boat to Redang on the same day.
2️⃣ You arrive late, stay over-night in Merang(not tourist-oriented city, just a small fisherman village) and catch the first boat to Redang in the morning.
3️⃣ Stay in Kuala Terengganu due to facilities available and catch an early bus/van/taxi to Merang in the next morning.
Most of Redang hotels offer pickup service to the pier for reasonable prices.

We Found Paradise On Earth! Redang Island + How To Get There - Malaysia
Merang Jetty

The choice will depend on schedule and/or taste.
Make sure to contact your hotel(if you have pre-booked) to advise you about the right pier.

We Found Paradise On Earth! Redang Island + How To Get There - Malaysia
Arriving in Redang

The Final Destination:

Breathtaking Redang is one of the most beautiful islands in Malaysia.
If we had to pick only one island to visit during our trip, it would be it for sure.

We Found Paradise On Earth! Redang Island + How To Get There - Malaysia

Rich marine life, powdery white sand, turquoise crystal clear sea, and lush greens are waiting for you.
It is time to put Malaysia on your map!

Stunned by Redang? Stay tuned because there’s more to come!🏝

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