S’pore-JB Causeway Link buses will run 24/7 from August 1
Causeway Link will provide 24/7 bus services between Queen Street and JB CIQ
Since the reopening of land borders, bus and train tickets crossing the carriageway have often been purchased in advance.
But fortunately, more and more travel options are becoming available, allowing us to decide how and when we want to travel.
Pavement link announced that 24-hour service would be available for buses between Queen Street Terminal and Johor Bahru (JB) from August 1.
As the service operates daily, travelers will have much more flexibility in their travel schedules.
Causeway Link will offer 24-hour services from August 1
On Monday (July 18), the Causeway Link cross-border bus service shared on Facebook that their services between Queen Street Terminal and JB CIQ will soon operate 24/7 from 1 August.
Causeway Link said more information would be revealed in the future.
But for now, they shared that EZ-Link and NETS cannot be used for payment on midnight service.
Currently the first Causeway Link CW2 bus of the day departs from JB CIQ at 4am. The last bus leaves the site at 10:30 p.m.
From Queen Street Terminal, bus services start at 6.30am. The last bus leaves the terminal at 11:30 p.m.
Buses run every 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic and customs clearance conditions.
Currently no other 24/7 bus service
Causeway Link also operates buses between Kranji MRT and JB CIQ.
The first buses leave JB CIQ and Kranji MRT at 4am and 6am respectively.
From JB CIQ, the last bus leaves for Kranji at 22:30. The last bus to JB CIQ leaves Kranji MRT at 23:30.
Of these, the longest bus service hours are between RWS and JB CIQ.
According to their website, the first bus departs from RWS and JB at 8am and 5:30am, respectively.
The last bus departs from RWS at 00:15 and from JB CIQ at 22:00.
KTM public buses and rail services
Since June, travelers have also had the option of taking the KTM train service between Singapore and JB.
Services to JB are available from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., while those to Woodlands operate from 5:00 a.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Stay tuned for more information
Despite the many options available to travelers, road congestion is still relatively common.
So if you’re a frequent traveler across the border hoping to avoid long waits in slow-moving traffic, you might want to take advantage of Causeway Link’s upcoming 24/7 service.
You can also check the notice issued by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) for recommended travel times.
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Featured image adapted from Businterchange.net.