Getting Around Pahang

These are the different options of going around Pahang. To find out how to get to Pahang, look here.

By Private vehicles / Motorcycle

Getting around Pahang can be a bit tricky due to the hilly nature of its landscape. If one doesn’t have an experience driving there, it would need some times getting used to. But the roads in general are safe and well maintained. Most of the areas in Pahang are well connected especially on the west part. There is also a highway connecting the west side and the east side called LPT.

Getting around the capital city, Kuantan with private vehicle is a bit easier with GPS navigation. Most of the attractions can be located via the GPS navigator.

Pahang Map
Image source: Pahang Tourism

By Public Transportation

Bus is the main public transportation service available in Pahang. There are several bus operators in Pahang. Each of the bus operator provide a wide public transport network coverage around Pahang especially in Kuantan. Every major city in Pahang has a bus terminal of its own.

Some of the bus operators serves the same route while some serve a designated route.The fares for majority of the buses are usually cheap. The downside of the bus service is that frequency of the buses is not consistent.

By Taxi

Taxi is a convenient mode of transportation but can be pricey. Just like everywhere else some drivers don’t play by the rules. Just make sure that the driver is willing to use the meter before riding the taxi.

E-hailing Services

E-hailing service like Grab is available in Pahang’s capital city, Kuantan. It is an alternative for the taxi service. The app can be downloaded before the booking. The fare can be paid by cash or credit/debit card. It is by far the most convenient and cheapest way to commute. The drivers are also experienced locals who can share some tips about Pahang.