There are regular and daily bus services from most of the major cities and towns within Peninsular Malaysia. The nearest destination is Dungun town. Journey normally takes 5-6 hours from Kuala Lumpur. There are boat operators and travel agents at Kuala Dungun jetty that provides boat to Pulau Tenggol.
There are daily and regular flights to the nearest destination of Kuala Terengganu. Malaysian Airlines, Air Asia and Firefly ply direct routes either from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. There are taxi and car rental services at the Kuala Terengganu Airport. The journey takes an hour to Kuala Dungun Jetty. ( For Singaporean it is best to book your flight from Senai Airport, Johor direct to Kuala Terengganu).
The drive from Kuala Lumpur to Dungun takes about 4-5 hours. Take the Karak Highway to get to Cherating. From there, follow the signboard to Dungun town. Dungun town is 79 km before Kuala Terengganu. Departing early in the morning should be convenient as one reaches Dungun around 7.00 am. The boat services starts as early as 8.00 am but it depends upon the weather condition. It is advisable to catch the early morning boat. There are few hotels and resorts around Dungun town should one wish to spend a night earlier to relax and explore Dungun.
Jetty : A’King Jetty, Jalan RajaWali, Kuala Dungun. N 04-47.078’ E 103⁰25.213
Depart from Dungun Jetty at 10.30am (Check-in 12.30pm)
(Check-out 8.00 am) Depart from Island to Dungun at 8.30 am