Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang by Bus
Kuala Lumpur to Penang is one of the most popular bus routes in Malaysia. Both are well known tourist places. Penang has exquisite art, incredible festivals as well as delicious food, whereas, Kuala Lumpur has numerous bars and restaurants for exciting nightlife. There are locals as well as various other travellers who travel between these two cities every year. The attractions in Penang include Kek Lok Si Temple, wall painting by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Unesco World Heritage Site The Streets of Georgetown, etc. Whereas, the attractions of Kuala Lumpur consists of Petronas Twin Tower, Batu Caves, Chinatown, Little India in Brickfield and many more.
The coach services that are available from Kuala Lumpur to Penang usually offers:
- Reclining seats
- Fully air conditioned coaches
- Charging points
The popular bus service operators include:
The first bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang departs at 12:30 am and the last bus departs at 11:59 pm. The bus ticket price ranges from MYR 38 to MYR 42. The bus fares increase during the festive period of Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Haji. The total time taken to reach Penang is around 5 hours, depending on the traffic conditions.
The usual departure and arrival points are located at:
- TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) in Kuala Lumpur
- Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal in Penang
Transnasional, Plusliner and Nice are exceptions to this. Their departure point is located at KTM Old Railway Station Kuala Lumpur.
Most of the coaches provide direct bus services from Kuala Lumpur to Penang with 1 washroom break that is provided along the highway. Later, the coaches terminate at Penang Sungai Nibong bus terminal. It is about 5 to 10 minutes drive from Penang Bayan Lepas International Airport and 20 minutes drive from Georgetown. Passengers can either take taxi from Sungai Nibong to Georgetown or take Penang city bus 401 to Georgetown at reasonable rates.
Few other bus service operators include:
- Alisan Golden Coach Express
- City Holidays Express
- Billion Star Express
The passengers can check the seats availability and book them online in advance within minutes.
If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Tickets.