How to get from KUALA LUMPUR to PENANG (2020)?

How to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang

How to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang? You can travel by bus, train or plane. (photo: Penang National park)


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    • Penang Island is another major tourist destination of Malaysia in the northwest part of the country. It is also the name of a state of the same name, which, apart from the main island, includes other smaller islands and land on the mainland. Island with beautiful beaches in Batu Ferringi, Penang National Park and the attractive capital of Georgetown, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Penang is also easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur and the travel distance is approximately 370 km by land. Penang Island has aso an international airport in the south of island. Penang is a tourist site and one of the most important transport hub in the north of Malaysia. From Penang you can travel by ferry/boat or plane (direct flights) to Langkawi. Langkawi is the “must see” place if you are already in Penang.
    • Book and buy e-tickets/flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang on 12go.asia or Baolau

From Kuala Lumpur to Penang you can travel by bus, train, plane, taxi.

    • From Kuala Lumpur to Penang in Malaysia is possible to travel by bus, train or plane or taxi. The most cheapest way for tourists is to travel by bus or train – tickets are cheap and cost only about $7.50-12 and travel by bus takes about 5-5,5 hours, by train (KTM) it takes only about 4-4,5 hours. All the trains end in Butterworth town, from Butterworth you can travel by boat/ferry to the Penang Island. Sometimes there are also very cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (price range about $30-50). Book and buy your bus/train tickets or flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (or Butterworth) very easily online and enjoy your trip to Penang.


How do I get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?


1. BUS from Kuala Lumpur to Penang

    • travel by bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang takes about 5-5,5 hours
    • comfortable and sleeper modern tourist buses (air-conditioned, steward, wc, snack…)
    • bus companies to Penang: Transnasional, Seasons Express, Sri Maju Group, Plusliner, KKKL Express…
    • one-way bus ticket costs about $8.00-13/pp, a cheapest way how to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
    • there are lots of various buses through the all day + overnight buses to Penang
    • some buses run directly to Penang Island and some buses to Butterworth town
    • bus stations in Kuala Lumpur – various depart bus stations, check 12go.asia
    • bus stations in Penang/Butterworth – various arrival bus stations (island or town), check 12go.asia
    • the main bus station in Penang Island – Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Penang on 12go.asia or Baolau
    • this is a top travel route from Kuala Lumpur to Penang – recommended – book your bus tickets online!
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Transnasional bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, bus tickets from $8.00 (photo: 12go.asia).

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Nice My bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (photo: 12go.asia)


2. TRAIN from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (Butterworth)

    • you can also travel by KTM train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth
    • Butterworth is about 5 km by ferry/boat from Penang Island
    • modern and comfortable trains (ETS Gold + ETS Platinum)
    • duration of travel by train: it takes about 4-4,5 hours from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth
    • one-way train ticket from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth costs about $14-19/pp
    • from Butterworth to Penang you can take a boat/ferry to Georgetown or taxi
    • railway station in Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur Sental
    • railway station in Butterworth – Butterworth Railway Station
    • Book train tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Penang online on Baolau or 12go.asia
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KTM 2nd class seat train from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (Butterworth) in Malaysia (photo: Baolau)


3. FLIGHT from Kuala Lumpur to Penang icon-plane 

    • yes, there are lots of flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
    • the fastest and comfortable way how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
    • duration of flight from Kuala Lumpur to Penang is about 1 hour
    • flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang costs about $20-120
    • there are various low-cost flights to Penaag
    • airlines from Kuala Lumpur to Penang: Firefly, Malindo Air, Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines…
    • airports in Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur Airport or Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
    • airport in Penang – Penang International Airport
    • Book your flight from Kuala Lumpur to Penang online on Baolau or 12go.asia


4. TAXI from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
 

    • from Kuala Lumpur to Penang you can also travel by private taxi
    • you can book private taxi or minivan for 9-16 passengers
    • travel by taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Penang takes about 5 hours
    • taxi (vehicle) to Penang costs about $210-370 (operated by Asian Overland Services)
    • Book your taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Penang online on 12go.asia


How to travel from Butterworth to Georgetown?

    • from Butterworth to Georgetown in Penang you can travel by Penang ferry or taxi
    • ferry departs regularly from the Ferry Terminal in Butterworth (5.30am till 11.30pm) every 10 or 20 minutes
    • Pangkalan Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
    • you can get to the ferry terminal directly from the train and bus stations in Butterworth – look for covered walkways and indications, ferry takes just 15 minutes to reach the pier at Weld Quay in Penang
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PAGE 63 hostels in Penang (Georgetown) (photo: Agoda). 10 best cheap backpackers hostels in Penang.

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Eastern And Oriental Hotel in Penang (photo: Agoda). 10 best luxury 5 star hotels + resorts in Penang.


12go.asia – search and book your tickets, flights online

– this company sells the train, bus, boat tickets, flights mainly in Thailand (+ tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Beijing to Shanghai, Shanghai to Suzhou, Shenzhen to Guangzhou…)
– ferry/boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Phu Quoc, Koh Samui, Koh Kood, Koh Chang, Koh Lanta
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Hua Hin, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Phuket, Bangkok to Pattaya
– you can use an online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (not in Thailand)
– you can not use an online train ticket in Thailand, you have to print it (12go can deliver these train tickets in Thailand)
– if you buy train tickets in Thailand over 12go.asia, you have to pick them in the office: Bangkok (DOB building) or Chiang Mai (Bossotel)
– more information about train tickets and trains in Thailand

Baolau – search and book your tickets, flights online

– train, bus, ferry tickets+flights mainly for Vietnam (+Cambodia and Laos, Malaysia…)
– flights of Vietnamese Airlines, JetStar Pacific, VietJet Air, Air Asia in Southeast Asia
– tickets for the ferries in Vietnam, eg. ferry to Cat Ba, ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Quan Lan, ferry to Nam Du..
– various tickets for Cambodia, eg. Koh Rong to Siem Reap, Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Sihanoukville to Koh Rong
– acceptable online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (recommended – print your ticket)
– read all the information before you book your tickets, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

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Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang.

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Battu Feringi in Penang.

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Street art murals in Penang.

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Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang is one of the biggest buddhist temples in Southeast Asia.

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National Park in Penang.

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Georgetown in Penang is amazing at night.


icon-info-circle Frequently asked questions – Kuala Lumpur to Penangicon-angle-double-down


How long does it take to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?

    • Travel by bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang takes about 5-5,5 hours.
    • Travel by train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth takes about 4-4,5 hours.
    • Travel by plane from Kuala Lumpur to Penang takes about 1 hour.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Kuala Lumpur to Penang takes about 5 hours.

How much does it cost to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?

    • Travel by bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang costs about $8-13.
    • Travel by train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth costs about $14-19.
    • Travel by plane from Kuala Lumpur to Penang costs about $20-120.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Kuala Lumpur to Penang costs about $210-370.

What is the travel distance from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?

    • Travel distance from Kuala Lumpur to Penang is about 360 km by train/bus or about 330 by plane.

Where to travel from Penang?

What is the best way how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?

    • The best way how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang is to travel by plane. Flights are sometimes very cheap, fastest way of transport (only about 1 hour) to Penang. Trains of KTM are also good and cheap way of transport.

What is the most cheapest way of transport from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?

    • The most cheapest way how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (or Butterworth) is to travel by tourist bus. Bus tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Penang start already at $8/pp.

What is the nearest railway station to Penang?

    • The nearest railway station to Penang is Butterworth Railway Station. From Butterworth to Georgetown (Penang) you can travel by boat (only about 3 km) or taxi, bus (about 25 km). Ferry/boat dock (boats to Georgetown) is right at the Butterworth Railway Station.

Where to book and buy tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?



Bus Schedule / Timetable – Kuala Lumpur to Penang + Bus Ticketsicon-angle-double-down

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Bus Schedule - Kuala Lumpur to Penang

Departs in Kuala Lumpur

Arrival in Penang

Transnas. MY

09:00

15:50

Transnas. MY

10:00

16:50

Transnas. MY

11:45

18:35

Transnas. MY

16:30

23:30

Transnas. MY

17:30

00:20

Transnas. MY

23:15

06:05

Transnas. MY

23:45

06:35

Transnas. MY

23:59

06:49

Transnas. MY

13:30

18:45

Plusliner MY

10:00

14:30

Plusliner MY

13:00

17:30

Plusliner MY

23:59

04:29

Plusliner MY

20:00

00:30

Nice MY

09:200

13:50

Nice MY

11:15

15:45

Nice MY

12:10

16:40

Nice MY

15:10

19:40

Nice MY

18:00

22:30

Nice MY

19:40

00:10

Billion Stars

00:30

05:29

Billion Stars

01:00

05:59

Billion Stars

01:30

06:29

Billion Stars

02:00

06:59

Billion Stars

06:30

11:29

Billion Stars

09:00

13:59

Billion Stars

10:30

15:29

Billion Stars

14:00

18:59

Billion Stars

15:15

20:14

Billion Stars

17:30

22:29

Billion Stars

19:00

23:59

Billion Stars

22:00

02:59

Billion Stars

23:00

03:59

KKL Express

11:30

16:29

KKL Express

13:30

18:29

KKL Express

14:30

19:29

KKL Express

18:30

23:29

KKL Express

23:30

04:29

BOOK TICKET TO PENANG



Train Schedule – Kuala Lumpur to Penang (Butterworth) + Train Ticketsicon-angle-double-down

FULL UPDATED TRAIN SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Train Schedule - Kuala Lumpur to Penang

Departs in Kuala Lumpur

Arrival in Butterworth

Train Ticket

KTM Berhad ETS

08:05

12:31

From $13.95

KTM Berhad ETS

11:15

15:33

From $18.35

KTM Berhad ETS

13:30

17:52

From $18.35

KTM Berhad ETS

17:31

22:03

From $13.95

KTM Berhad ETS

20:20

00:45

From $18.35

KTM Berhad ETS

22:30

02:50

From $13.95

BOOK TICKET TO PENANG



icon-arrow-circle-right Book your train, bus or flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang + Scheduleicon-angle-double-down

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