The nearest airport to Batu Pahat is in Melaka which is about 140km and takes about 1.5 hours to reach with bus fare as low as RM11 one way. However, Kuala Lumpur Airport, Singapore Airport and Johor Airport are also among the nearest airports. You can take a drive from these airports to Batu Pahat through the North-South Expressway.
If travelling by car to Batu Pahat, the ideal route is to take the North-South Expressway which stretches from Lebuhrya Utara in the North to Selatan Jajaran Selatan in the South. You can exit the expressway to Tangkak/Pagoh if coming from North or Hitam/Yong Peng if you are travelling from the South. It takes about 3.5 hours to cover the distance of 250km from Kuala Lumpur to Batu Pahat.
Journey from Johor takes about 2 hours. You can also travel from Singapore to Batu Pahat through this highway which takes about 2.5 hours. Federal Route 50 connects the cities of Batu Pahat and Mersing through Kluang. It takes about 1.5 hours to travel from Mersing to Batu Pahat covering a distance of 183km by this highway.
The nearest railway station to Batu Pahat is the Kluang Railway station. A car drive takes about an hour to reach Batu Pahat from Kluang.
Several intercity buses operate from several cities dropping at Batu Pahat intercity bus station. Buses operate from Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Kuantan, Ipoh and Kuala Terengganu.
Batu Pahat Minyak Beku Ferry Terminal has a ferry operating from Indonesia on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of every week. The journey takes about 2.5 hours with a fare of about RM 200.