Intending to travel to Johor Bahru by public transport via second link? Below are the tips on how to get there!
Overall Easy Diagram
Easy Diagram at a glance. (Click to Enlarge)
From Jurong East Interchange
Routes: CW3, CW4, CW4S
Boarding for CW3, CW4 and CW4S is located at Jurong East Interchange Berth B1.
Basically, these buses will bring you to Tuas Checkpoint from the designated origins. At Tuas Checkpoint, you are allowed to board any of the Causeway Link buses, regardless of whether you board the same bus service that brought you to Tuas Checkpoint. Tickets to all of the CW3, CW4, CW4S and CW6 destinations are interchangeable at both Tuas Checkpoint & CIQ Second Link, same flat fare at S$4.00.
Board CW3, CW4 or CW4S at Berth B1 of Jurong East Temporary Interchange.
From Boon Lay MRT Station
Boarding at bus stop outside Boon Lay MRT Station along Boon Lay Way.
At Tuas Checkpoint, you are allowed to board any of the Causeway Link buses, regardless of whether you board the same bus service that brought you to Tuas Checkpoint. Tickets to all of the CW3, CW4, CW4S and CW6 destinations are interchangeable at both Tuas Checkpoint & CIQ Second Link, same flat fare at S$4.00.
Board CW6 at the bus stop along Boon Lay Way.
At CIQ 2nd Link
The tricky part is after going through the immigration checkpoint at CIQ Second Link. Numerous bus services terminates and starts at CIQ Second Link. At CIQ 2nd Link, signage were put up to indicate the destination for the 4 separate queues.
Single queue for buses going towards the destinations as listed in the photograph.
Separate queues for buses going towards the destinations as listed in the photograph.
Bus Routes with Route Variations
From CIQ Second Link, CW3 and CW4S may only call at Gelang Patah and skip the opposite direction of the route the buses took from the Johor origins. At this point, looking at the service number alone will no longer be helpful. It is best to confirm with the timekeeper or bus driver of the destinations before boarding the bus.
The following were observed for CW3 & CW4S departures from CIQ Second Link:
CW3: CIQ 2nd Link -> Gelang Patah >express> Perling Mall
CW4S: CIQ 2nd Link -> Gelang Patah >express> Sutera Mall
Certain CW4S trips will terminate at Gelang Patah, passengers travelling from Gelang Patah to Sutera Mall may be advised to take 666 to Taman Ungku Tun Aminah and transfer to CW3S / SL1 to Sutera Mall.
To get to Bukit Indah, please queue at the Bukit Indah queue and board CW3S, CW6 or SL1.
To get to Taman Ungku Tun Aminah (TUTA), please board CW3S or SL1.
Passengers going to Taman Nusa Sentral, Taman Seri Orkid and Lima Kedai are advised to transfer 666 at Gelang Patah.
Fixed Bus Routes
Besides the above complications observed on CW3 & CW4S, the rest of the bus services will be plying on the same route on both directions.
|CW3E||Terminal Larkin <> Taman Perling <> AEON Bukit Indah <> CIQ 2nd Link|
|CW3L||Perling Mall / Bukit Indah / Gelang Patah <> CIQ 2nd Link|
|CW3S*||Terminal TUTA <> Sutera Mall <> Bukit Indah <> CIQ 2nd Link|
|CW4||Terminal Pontian <> Pekan Nanas <> Gelang Patah <> CIQ 2nd Link <> Jurong East Int|
|CW4G||Terminal GP Sentral <> Gelang Patah <> CIQ 2nd Link|
|CW6||Giant @ Taman Nusa Bestari <> Bukit Indah <> CIQ 2nd Link <> Boon Lay Station|
|CW7L||Mall of Medini / Legoland <> CIQ 2nd Link
|JPO2||Senai Airport <> Johor Premium Outlets <> Mall of Medini / Legoland <> Puteri Harbour <> CIQ 2nd Link|
|SL1^||Terminal TUTA <> Sutera Mall <> Bukit Indah <> Mall of Medini / Legoland <> Puteri Harbour <> CIQ 2nd Link|
*CW3S operates on Weekdays only, except Public Holidays.
^SL1 operates on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays only.
Note: CW3L is a supplementary service for CW3, which will appear when required.
Passengers may be required to pay additional fare (on top of the S$4), when transferring to CW7L, SL1 or JPO2 at CIQ Second Link. However, on the return journey (to Singapore), passengers may board SL1 and pay a one time full fare to Singapore.
We hope that this article is able to help you to better understand and be better prepared on what is expected at CIQ Second Link.
Available Full Route Bus Service Information
The menu below only lists the bus routes plying CIQ Second Link. For all other local bus services, please refer to Bus Routes in Johor Bahru.