The Malaysia outlet Johor Premium opened end 2011 in Kulaijaya and is the first “real” factory outlet mall in south east Asia. With regional hubs like Singapore and Kuala Lumpur close by the Johor Premium outlet is one of the best outlet shopping locations in Asia outside of Japan. The Malaysia outlet has 80 shops however most of the well known international labels are covered here. The high end shops in the Malaysia outlet include names like Armani, Zegna, Burberry, Ferragamo, Calcin Klein, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Coach or Versace just to name a few. Of course there are also more local brands like Padini or Bonia.
Especially international travellers should be aware that the prices for most brands in the are not as low as you might expect from an outlet in the Florida area or Europe. Compared to a boutique in Singapore or Kuala Lumour however the Malaysia outlet prices in the Johor Premium outlet are still much better! So instead of waiting for an end of season clearance sale in Orchard road you can spend 30 minutes in a car and enjoy the same discount all year in the Johor Premium Outlets!
How to get to the Johor Premium outlet in Malaysia
The address of the outlet mall is Jalan Premium Outlets
Johor Darul Takzim
From Singapore by car this is about 50 minutes from Orchard road or 30 minutes from Woodlands – check out this guide for details.
From Kuala Lumpur you need to calculate at least three hours by car to reach the only Malaysia outlet but we promise it will be worth it. From downtown KL head towards the Lebuhraya Utara Selatan (E-2) and stay on this highway for about 300 km. Exit at #253 to the left (direction Senai airport, Nusajaya, Gelang Patah, Tuas) and take Lebuhraya Hubungan Kedua Malaysia (E-3). Then take exit 304 (to Tuas), cross over the bridge and you will see the Johor Premium Outlets on the left side.
With public transport from Singapore you can go from Kranji MRT Station (CW1), Queen Street (CW2) or Newton Circus (CW5) to JB Sentral. Alternatively from Jurong East Bus & MRT Interchange (CW3, CW4) or Boon Lay (CW6) you can go to 2nd Link. The timetables for all bus lines mentioned can be found here.
From either JB Sentral or 2nd Link you can take a complimentary shuttle bus to the Johor Premium Outlets. The timetable for the shuttle buses from JB Sentral or 2nd Link can be found here.
From Kuala Lumpur you can take a bus however this will take up to 4 hours. The cost for the bus is about 40 RM. You should also consider the alternative of flying to Senai airport (see below). Malaysia airways offers flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai starting from 250 RM (around 77 dollars) which might be an alternative if you are short on time to reduce the 8 hour roundtrip by bus.
International travellers should have no problems getting here as the Singapore airport (SIN) is a major hub for international air travel. The closest airport is Senai International Airport (JHB) however this airport does offer mostly domestic connections except for some connections to Indonesia. You can take a taxi from the
Malaysia outlet – Johor Premium Outlets shopping tips
The opening hours of the Malaysia outlet in Johor are every day from 10 am to 10 pm.
Your choice of food are full fledged restaurants like Kampachi Japanese Restaurant or Absolute Thai and some international chains such as Starbucks or The Coffee Bean.
For sales and additional discounts check out the center homepage before going.
Some of the hotels close to the outlet offer free shuttle buses as well. In case you are coming from Kuala Lumpur for an all day Malaysia outlet shopping spree you should consider arriving in the evening and then come to the outlet first thing in the morning. You will have less other shoppers to grab the last shirt in your size from the rack in front of you! The hotels are for example the Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor or the Pulai Springs Resort. The hotels also have special packages for outlet shoppers so make sure to ask for this when booking!
In case you still have energy after shopping the Legoland Malaysia is close to the outlet. You can either go there by car or take the JPO2 bus from the Johor Premium Outlets
For people in the Kuala Lumpur area there is an alternative outlet shop directly in Kuala Lumpur. The MO outlet can be found at:
63, Jalan Tasik Utama 3,
The Trillium, Lake Fields,
Sungai Besi, 57000
You can reach the outlet easily by car or take the subway. The next station is the Sungai Besi LRT Station, the fare from downtown Kuala Lumpur is only RM3.