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Directions, Getting There

Road and Highway to Port Dickson
Port Dickson can easily be reached from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore by highway and major roads. Travelling by car is the primary way of getting to Port Dickson, but bus and taxi services are available to reach this popular beach destination. The nearest airport is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang, which is only about 40km away from PD. The closest trains go to is Seremban, about 32km away but you can take a separate bus from there. Meanwhile, public buses and luxury coaches depart frequently from Kuala Lumpur to Port Dickson. Once in PD town, taxis are the only way of getting around other than walking or driving your own vehicle.
Kuala Lumpur to Port Dickson
Visitors and tourists from Kuala Lumpur can travel by bus or car to Port Dickson. Those coming from Penang or other northern destinations need to travel first through Kuala Lumpur, and this can easily be done by major highways or trunk roads. For buses and coaches, there are daily departures from Kuala Lumpur heading directly to Port Dickson. If getting there by car from Kuala Lumpur, you take the North-South Highway heading south towards Johor or Seremban and turn off at the Port Dickson exit. This will lead to the Seremban-Port Dickson highway which takes you to the beach in less than 30 minutes. There also several trunk roads which lead to Port Dickson that do not require toll, but you need to know which villages and towns to pass through with a map.

The most common way without paying toll is by accessing the coastal trunk road that leads from Klang, near Shah Alam in Petaling Jaya. Alternatively, visitors can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Seremban via the KTM train service (also at KL Sentral), and then hop on a bus to Port Dickson from there. The buses that travel daily from Seremban to Port Dickson are cheap and run frequently. There is an additional bus service from Sungai Pelek in Sepang, near KLIA. Finally, you can take a taxi or cab from Kuala Lumpur or even the airport, which will bring you direct to your destination, but this is obviously the more expensive option next to renting a car. A journey from Kuala Lumpur to Port Dickson should take around an hour or more at a relatively distance of 90 km.
Singapore to Port Dickson
Port Dickson is one of the nearest beach destinations to Singapore, which is why it enjoys a high number of visitors from the island nation. From Singapore, visitors coming by car need to drive across the Causeway and head up north from Johor Bahru on the North-South Highway towards Kuala Lumpur. At the Port Dickson exit, turn right and you're well on your way to Port Dickson. By bus, Singaporeans can also take a coach from Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor Bahru or from Lavender Street in Kalang Baru towards Seremban. From Seremban, hop on any bus that heads directly to Port Dickson.

Alternatively, they can take a train take the train from Tanjung Pagar and do the same once at Seremban. There are no airports in Port Dickson, but tourists can fly over to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and take a taxi direct to Port Dickson. You can also ride a bus to Sungai Pelek in Sepang and then grab the local bus that goes to PD. The journey time from Singapore to Port Dickson is between three to four hours by car or bus, spanning a distance of 300 km. Visitors coming from Malacca can travel up through the coastal trunk road past Pasir Panjang and Tanjung Tuan at a much closer distance of 60 km.
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