Reaching Malaysia by ferry is the most relaxed option. Sumatra, Thailand, and Indonesia are well connected to Malaysia. You can take a luxury cruise from either of these places to reach Malaysia as you relax on the cruise and enjoy your ride. Parts of Sumatra and southern Thailand are well connected to Peninsular Malaysia by ferries. Whereas, Sarawak, East Kalimantan, and Mindanao are connected to Brunei and Sabah respectively. On the other side, Singapore and Phuket offer luxury cruises to Malaysia frequently. Either way, you need to take a flight from India to these places and then opt for the cruise.
Duration of Travel: The duration of travel ranges between 30 minutes and a maximum 3 hours to reach Malaysia from these destinations.
Approximate cost per person: The cruise prices range between INR 15,000-22,000 approximately; whereas the ferries are relatively cheaper. The ferry rides will cost you INR 2,800-3,500 approximately.
Biggest hubs: Sumatra, Thailand, Indonesia, Sarawak, East Kalimantan, Mindanao.