Train travel from Kota Bharu to Jerantut

You can travel from Kota Bharu to the Taman Negara National Park by taking a train from nearby Wakaf Bharu to Jerantut, which is the closest railway station to the entrance to the park. See below for information about travel from Jerantut Railway Station to the Taman Negara National Park.


Train Times to Jerantut


There is 1 direct train service a day from Wakaf Bharu to Jerantut.

TrainWakaf BharuJerantutService
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  • The cheapest way to travel from Kota Bharu to Wakaf Bharu Railway Station is take either a Cityliner #19 and Cityliner #27 bus service from Kota Bharu’s Jalan Pendek bus station. Bus services operate every day from 07:00 to 19:00 and the adult fare to Wakaf Bharu Railway Station is 1.60 MYR.

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Wakaf Bharu Railway Station


Wakaf Bharu Railway Station is located 6.6 km by road from Kota Bharu.


Jerantut Railway Station


Jerantut Railway Station is located 67.9 km by road from Kuala Tahan, which is at the edge of the Taman Negara National Park.


Travel to Taman Negara National Park


There are two ways to travel from Jerantut Railway Station to Kuala Tahan near the entrance to the Taman Negara National Park:

  • By Bus: Bus services to Kuala Tahan depart from the Stesen Bas Jerantut (Jerantut Bus Station), which is 500 metres walking distance from Jerantut Railway Station.
    • Bus services from Jerantut to Kuala Tahan depart at 08:00 and 13:00.
    • The scheduled journey time by bus from Jerantut to Kuala Tahan is 1 hour 30 minutes. 
  • By Boat: Boat services to Kuala Tahan depart from Kuala Tembeling, which is 18 km from Jerantut Railway Station. You need to take a taxi to reach the pier at Kuala Tempeling:
    • Boat services from Kuala Tembeling to Kuala Tahan depart at 09:00 and 14:00.
    • The scheduled journey time by boat from Jerantut to Kuala Tahan is 2 hours 30 minutes.
Jerantut is the access point to Taman Negara National Park

Jerantut is the access point to Taman Negara National Park

The entrance to the Taman Negara National Park is on the opposite side of the river from Kuala Tahan. The park itself is very large covering an area of 4,343 square kilometres. The park has lots of trekking routes and even more species of plants, trees, insects, birds, reptiles and mammals. The entrance fee is 1 MYR per person and 5 MYR to enter the world’s longest canopy walk, which is close to the main entrance to the Taman Negara National Park and as far into the park as the majority of visitors will ever venture.

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