Malaysia-Singapore border reopened from the 1st of April 2022. Before the COVID era, more than 4,50,000 commuters crossed the Singapore-Malaysia land border in a day. However, this was disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Commuters sighed relief when they finally got the news – ‘Malaysia Singapore border re-open’.
Did you know that the Malaysia – Singapore land border is among the busiest ones globally? Commuters were eagerly waiting for the border to re-open. Read on to know the latest news regarding Malaysia Singapore travel via land.
Know the border crossings between Malaysia and Singapore
There are two land border crossings between Malaysia and Singapore for commuters. The busiest border crossing between the nations is the Johor – Singapore Causeway. In the pre-COVID era, Johor – Singapore causeway experienced more than 3,50,000 commuters in a day. The Johor – Singapore Causeway offers border crossings for road and rail transport. If you are entering Malaysia from Singapore via Johor – Singapore Link, you will have to go through the checkpoint at Sultan Iskandar Complex. The checkpoint on the Singaporean side for Johor – Singapore Link is the Woodlands Checkpoint. The Johor – Singapore Link has been operational since 1923 and has facilitated many commuters.
Commuters can also rely on the Malaysia – Singapore Second Link for cross-border travel. Multiple Malaysia to Singapore buses travels every day at this border crossing. The Malaysia Singapore Second Link offers a seamless connection from Tuas to Tanjung Kupang. The checkpoint for this border crossing in Malaysia is Sultan Abu Bakar Complex. In Singapore, the checkpoint for this border crossing is the Tuas Checkpoint. However, more people prefer to travel from Johor Bahru to Singapore and choose the first border crossing in most cases.
Latest News on the Malaysia – Singapore land border Re-opening
The COVID situation in Malaysia and Singapore is now under control. Post the downfall in the number of COVID-19 active cases, both the nations decided re-opening Malaysia Singapore border for travel. The Malaysia-Singapore land border re-open decision came on the 24th of March 2022. As per the announcement, the common land border between the nations will be fully open from the 1st of April 2022. Also, the Malaysia – Singapore land border is re-opened only for fully vaccinated commuters.
If you are fully vaccinated, you don’t have to apply for entry approval, take a COVID test, or spend time under quarantine. People of any nationality can travel on the Malaysia Singapore land border. However, foreign travellers are expected to get fully vaccinated with the WHO-recommended vaccines. So keep the digital copy of your vaccination proof while travelling on the Malaysia – Singapore land border.
Choose bus travel between Malaysia and Singapore
Whether you have to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore or JB to Singapore, you can rely on buses. Bus tickets online can be booked on redBus website/mobile app to cross the Malaysia – Singapore land border. Online bus tickets are available between Singapore and Malaysia from the 1st of April’ 2022. So choose Malaysia Singapore land travel now!
To know about online bus booking in Malay, please visit – Booking Bas Online
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