Guide to Jerantut

Guide to Jerantut

Jerantut is the largest district in the state of Pahang. It is situated in the middle among all districts in Pahang. Jerantut district is bordered by the states of Kelantan and Terengganu to the north, districts of Temerloh and Maran to the south, districts of Lipis and Raub to the west and the district of Kuantan and the state of Terengganu to the east.

Jerantut is 200 km from Kuala Lumpur and 180 km from Kuantan, the capital of Pahang. Visitors can use the state roads or the East Coast Highway (LPT) to get to Jerantut. 

By State Roads

  • Jerantut - Benta Road - 40.20km
  • Jerantut - Maran Road - 37.00km
  • Jerantut - Temerloh Road - 16.70km
  • Jerantut - Lipis (Mela) - 18.00km 

By the East Coast Highway (LPT) 

Access to Jerantut is rather easy with the East Coast Highway. Visitors wanting to go to Jerantut may take the highway to the Temerloh, Jerantut, Mentakab and Taman Negara exit. From the exit, it takes around 1 hour to get to Jerantut. The toll rates are as follow:-


Exit Temerloh, Jerantut, Mentakab, Taman Negara (EXIT 819) Toll Rate (RM)
1 2 3 4 5
From Plaza Tol Karak 6.00 12.00 18.00 3.00 6.00
From Plaza Tol Kuantan 13.90 27.70 41.60 6.90 13.90
From Plaza Tol Gambang 11.10 22.20 33.30 5.60 11.10
From Plaza Tol Jabur 15.30 30.60 45.80 7.60 15.30