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 catch the connecting flight to Kuantan from Kuala KLIA via MH Airlines. Its only 40 minutes travel distance.
Once arrived at Kuantan Airport, you can take a 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 Limousine / Taxi
The coupons for airport limousine or taxi can be obtained at the Airport Limousine counters (Arrival Hall) . The Airport Limousine / Taxi would be very expensive as the distance from KLIA to Kuantan is it is 300k. For more information, visit : http://www.airportlimo.my You can ask the taxi driver to drop you off at UMP Pekan or UMP Gambang campus.
c) Getting to Kuantan by Public Transport (Express Bus)
You can take the KLIA Express (train) from KLIA to KL Sentral. From KL Sentral, you can take either taxi or bus to Puduraya Bus Station. At Puduraya , you can purchase a bus ticket to Kuantan.
- Available Busses: Transnasional / Maraliner / Plusliner . The journey takes three (3) and half hours.
UMP Gambang Campus is just a 10 minutes drive from the Gambang exit of East Coast Highway. You can ask the bus driver to drop you off at the UMP bus stop. In order to reach UMP Pekan, you need to take the taxi from the Kuantan Bus Terminal.
ARRIVAL CHECKLIST AT UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA PAHANG
- Registration as UMP Student.
- Verification of Health Examination Report at UMP Student Health Centre.
- Accommodation Arrangement.
- Going to the International Office - reporting attendance and applying for Student Pass.
- Opening of a bank account.