ARRIVAL IN KUANTAN
HOW TO GET TO KUANTAN
From Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA / KLIA2), you can take either Flight, Taxi or Bus to Kuantan.
a) Getting to Kuantan by Air (Flight)
You need to get the connecting flight to Kuantan from Kuala KLIA via MH Airlines. Its only 40 minutes travel distance. There are 3 flight schedule available daily :
- ETD : 09:10, ETA : 09:50
- ETD : 18:35, ETA : 19:15
- ETD : 22:10, ETA : 22:50
Once arrived at Kuantan Airport, you can take taxi to UMP Gambang or UMP Pekan.
For more info : http://www.malaysiaairlines.com
REMINDER :: Please take into consideration a reasonable hour of gap between your arrival at KLIA and your departure time to Kuantan. This is due to the Immigration Clearance / Custom process at KLIA that will take some more time.
b) Getting to Kuantan by Airport Limo / Taxi
The coupons for taxi and limo can be obtained at the Airport Limo counters (Arrival Hall) . Airport Limo/Taxi would be very expensive as it is 300km apart (approximately RM 362.60 per trip) for Budget Taxi. For more info : http://www.airportlimo.my You can ask the taxi driver to drop you by at UMP Gambang / Pekan campus.
c) Getting to Kuantan by Public Transport (Express Bus)
You can take KLIA Express (train) from KLIA to KL Sentral with the cost of RM35. From KL Sentral, you can take either taxi or bus to Puduraya Bus Station with approximately RM10 fare. At Puduraya , you can buy a bus ticket to Kuantan.
- Available Busses: Transnasional / Maraliner / Plusliner - 3 and half hour travel distance.
- Bus Fare : RM 21.90.
UMP Gambang Campus is just 10 minutes drive from the Gambang exit of East Coast Highway. You can ask the bus driver to drop you at the UMP Busstop. In order to get to UMP Pekan, you need to take the taxi from the Kuantan Bus Terminal.
ARRIVAL CHECKLIST AT UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA PAHANG
- Registration as UMP Student
- Verifying Health Examination Report at UMP Students Health Center
- Accommodation Arrangement
- Go to International Office - report attendance and applying for Student Pass
- Opening bank account