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Bus From Malacca to Penang

Malacca to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Cepat Express 11:30 22:00 6 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Intercity Coach 07:30 21:15 7 hrs 1 mins VIEW PRICE
KKKL Express 00:00 23:30 6 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Kesatuan Express 20:30 20:30 6 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Intertop Express 09:00 21:00 6 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

Malacca to Penang Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
5 hours 28 mins
SGD 13.77

Malacca to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
507 km

  • Cepat Express
  • Intercity Coach
  • KKKL Express
  • Kesatuan Express
  • Intertop Express
  • Maraliner
  • Mega Star Transportation (Kejora Express)

Malacca to Penang Bus

Buses from Malacca to Penang have to cover a distance of 507.2 kilometres. The journey takes approximately 7 hours and 48 minutes. There are numerous buses on this route and each offers the best amenities. The first bus from Malacca to Penang leaves at 8:00 a.m. while the last one departs at 11:45 p.m. You will find about 26 buses on this route and can book any that is convenient. 

About Penang

The island of Penang is a beautiful location in Malaysia. The island has a rich history of maritime trade and commerce. Penang, and especially its capital George Town, is known for the blend of modernity and colonial times. There are traditional Chinese shophouses, tall buildings that exhibit colonial structures, and mosques with majestic architectural styles. The coastline of Penang is also stunning. It is ideal for a long vacation as there are numerous tourist spots to explore. Penang is well connected to other trading hubs and tourist destinations in the country, Malacca being one of them. You can easily travel from Malacca to Penang and enjoy a vacation. 

Bus Tickets Fare from Malacca to Penang

If you book an online bus ticket from redBus, you can compare different prices and get one at a convenient rate. The bus fare starts from RM 32. It can increase to RM 64. However, you will always get bus tickets at discounted rates on redBus. You can even pre-book a bus ticket at an affordable price, if necessary. 

If you want affordable bus tickets on the Malacca to Penang route, it is best to book online. When you book a bus ticket online from redBus, you will find that the ticket prices are quite low. However, you will also find that redBus offers numerous discounts and coupon codes from your user account.  

Why redBus?

If you are looking to book an online bus ticket from a reputable platform, then redBus is the best choice. redBus not only ensures hassle-free and secured ticket booking, but it also offers the best bus operators on every route. Bus operators are verified and provide reliable services. When you book a bus online ticket from redBus, you can choose your seat, check the amenities available, and even pre-book if necessary. redBus also offers updated schedules at all times. You can verify the bus timings and choose a bus that will suit your itinerary. Your journey will be safe with redBus and you can use the emergency contact number or live tracking link when required. 

Places to Stay in Penang

When you travel from Malacca to Penang, you will need to book accommodations. You can choose between budget hotels, mid-range hotels, or luxury accomodations. 

Places to Visit in Penang

  • Kek Lok Si

Kek Lok Si is a Buddhist temple, which houses a huge Buddha idol and many other sculptures and carvings.

  • Glass Museum

Book a bus online ticket from redBus and visit the Glass Museum in Penang to see the unique glass trinkets and other exhibits.

  • St. George's Anglican Church

St. George's Anglican Church is known for its tranquil ambience and beautiful blend of neoclassical, English Palladian and Georgian architectural styles.

  • Penang Butterfly Park

Check the Malacca to Penang bus schedule and book a bus to visit the Penang Butterfly Park, which is home to many exotic species of butterflies and insects.

Things to do in Penang

  • Go on a food tour
  • Parasailing at Batu Ferringhi Beach
  • Safari at Penang National Park
  • Visit the Tropical Spice Garden
  • Hike up the Penang Hill

Best Food in Penang

There are many restaurants, street food stalls, and cafes in Penang. Take the bus Asia Malacca to Penang, and enjoy the local delicacies.

  • Lor Bak
  • Fresh spring rolls
  • Kikiam
  • Lok Lok
  • Char Koay Kak
  • Seafood Popiah
  • Fried Oyster-Filled Omelette

Best Time to Visit Penang

If you are planning to visit Penang, make sure to book a bus Asia Malacca to Penang in between November and February. This is when there will not be heavy rainfall and you will be able to enjoy sightseeing. You can also visit between February and April, if you do not mind a bit of rain. This is the off-season so it is the best time for some peace and quiet.

You can also book a bus ticket online to Penang during any of the major festivals. Here are some of the popular festivities in Penang and you can visit during any for a wonderful celebration.

  • Thaipusam: end of January, beginning of February
  • Chinese New Year: February
  • Penang International Dragon Boat Festival: early June
  • Penang International Lion Dance On Stilts Championship: late September
  • Mid Autumn Festival: late September
  • Nine Emperor Gods Festival: mid to late October
  • Navratri: mid to late October
  • Deepawali: October or November
  • Pesta Chingay Festival: early December
  • Christmas: December

Boarding And Drop-off Points

Boarding Points in Malacca

  • Melaka
  • Melaka Sentral

Drop-off Points in Penang

About Malacca

Malacca is the capital of the state of Malacca in Malaysia. It is also known as Malacca City. Malacca is a coastal town and is well connected to nearby locations via road and waterways. This is also why the city is a significant trade hub in Malaysia. People from all over the world come to Malacca for business. Malacca is also a tourist destination. There are several historical sites in the city that you can explore. If you are vacationing in Malacca, you can visit other places as well. It is connected to several other tourist destinations like Penang. You can check the Malacca to Penang bus schedule and plan your trip accordingly. 

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