Penang is a state in northwest Malaysia comprising mainland Seberang Perai and Penang Island. On the island, the state capital of George Town is home to beautiful places such as colonial Fort Cornwallis, the ornate Chinese clan house Khoo Kongsi and the Kapitan Keling Mosque. Whereas, Ipoh is a city in northwestern Malaysia, known as a gateway to the Cameron Highlands hill station. There are numerous attractions in this place as well, including various museums and several theme parks, including the Sunway Lost World of Tambun and Movies Animated Park Studios. Among the top reasons to visit Ipoh is the chance to witness some of the oldest Neolithic cave paintings. There are several locals as well as other travellers opting for this bus route.
The total distance between Penang and Ipoh is about 156 km. The time taken by bus to cover this distance is around 2 hours 15 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions. The bus ticket price for this route ranges from MYR 15 to MYR 30. The first bus from Penang departs at 6:45 am and the last bus departs at 11:30 pm.
Some of the popular bus service operators include:
- Sri Maju
- Billion Stars
- Konsortium Bas Ekspres (Malaysia)
- KPB Ekspress
- Perak Transit
- Cepat & Cekap Express
- Unititi Express
- City Express
The coaches offered by them are well-known for their punctuality and comfort. Some of the services offered include:
- Reclining seats
- Fully air conditioned coaches
- Spacious Legroom
- Charging points
There are direct and non-stop buses available from Penang to Ipoh. Washroom break is provided upon the request of the passengers.
Some of the departure points in Penang are conveniently located in :
- Penang Komtar
- Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
- Penang Sentral (Butterworth)
Sungai Nibong bus terminal is about 15 to 20 minutes’ drive from Georgetown. George Town is the colorful and multicultural capital of the Malaysian island of Penang. The city is known for its British colonial buildings, Chinese shop houses and mosques.
Some of the arrival points in Ipoh are conveniently located in :
- Amanjaya Bus Terminal
- Jalan Bendahara
Now it is even more convenient and comfortable for you because you can now book the bus tickets online as per your schedule. You may choose your own seat as well as the operator you want to travel with. With a few bus operators around, you may choose the time of departure as per your convenience.
If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Ipoh to Penang Bus Tickets.