The ferry terminal - with the grand official name Passenger Cruise Terminal - is located in the port area where the Federal Highway (which is a two-lane city road at this point) meets the sea.
There are no domestic ferry services (except for boats to nearby Pulau Ketam). Ferries leave for Dumai in Riau province and Tanjung Balai Asahan in North Sumatra province, both on Sumatra, Indonesia.
- To/from Dumai: - There are several operators and agents selling tickets at the terminalIndomal Express/Malaysia Express by Doyan Shipping (Tel: +60-3-3167 1058). Departure times written on signboard at ticket counter, usually about 9am. RM100 one-way. Journey takes just under 3 hours.MV Pelita Jaya Express/Sabang Marindo II by NKH Ferry Services (Tel: +60-3-3166 0122). Daily departures at 10.30am. RM80/150 one-way/return.
- To/from Tanjung Balai Asahan: - Aero Speed (Tel: +60-3-3165 2545/3073). Daily departures except Sundays at 11am. MV Aman Satu by Sweeting Trading Sdn Bhd (Tel: +60-3-3165 7501). Daily departures at 11am. RM100/190 one-way/return.MV Boeing Sky King/Boeing Sky King II by Lautan Mewah Entreprise (Tel: +60-3-3166 0390). Daily departures at 11am. RM100/190 one-way/return.
While Dumai allows for visa on arrival, Tanjung Balai Asahan does NOT issue visas on arrival and travellers need a visa in advance.
Malaysian citizens do not need a visa for a stay of up to 30 days and can enter at either port.
Star Cruise - ships call at the Star Cruise Terminal at Westport...Costa Cruises use the Star Cruise Terminal. Taxis are available outside the terminal rates are quoted in Ringetts for single and return journeys
i.e Terminal to Port Klang City RM60 rtn. Terminal to KL including sightseeing RM240. Terminal to KL RM180. SCT to KL airport RM90 (as of 27 Oct2009). A taxi is required to reach the Port Klang train staion as well.