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Bus From Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Joo Seng Travel 21:00 21:00 10 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE


Singapore to Penang Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
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7 hours 28 mins
Singapore
Penang
17
SGD 16.39

Singapore to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
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20:00:00
Last Bus
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22:00:00
Distance
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711 km

Bus Travel from Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang is among the most popular bus routes in Malaysia. The distance between the two cities is nearly 712 km. A bus from Singapore to Penang takes about 10 hours to complete the journey. Both tourists and locals frequent this route as buses booked via redBus are the easiest, cheapest, and most accessible form of transport between these two cities. 

About Singapore 

People travel from Singapore to Penang mainly to continue their vacations. It has a tropical rainforest climate, perfect for visiting all year round. The popular tourist places to visit in Singapore include the Merlion, the Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, Jewel Changi Airport, CHIJMES, National Gallery Singapore, the Singapore Flyer, the Orchard Road shopping belt, the resort island of Sentosa, and the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Many operators run buses from Singapore to Penang after you have completed enjoying the beauty of the Republic of Singapore. 

About Penang 

After booking the bus from Singapore to Penang, one must know why Penang is a tourist hotspot. Penang is on the northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia and is divided into two parts, Penang Island and George Town. The two parts of Penang are connected by the longest road bridges of the country, the Penang Bridge and the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, which you can witness on your bus to Penang. Some famous tourist destinations include Pinang Peranakan Mansion, The Habitat Penang Hill, Street Art in George Town, and TeddyVille Museum. 

 

Things to do in Penang 

Before you hop on your bus to Penang, here are a few things to do once you are there:  

  • Visit the Batu Ferringhi Beach 
  • Enjoy the Penang Butterfly Park, Entopia 
  • Travel to the Kek Lok Si 
  • Explore the Tropical Spice Garden  

 

Best Food in Penang 

Some must-have culinary delicacies in Penang before catching your return travel journey on a Penang to Singapore bus include :  

  • Char Kway Teow 
  • Assam Laksa 
  • Hokkien Prawn Noodles 
  • Cendol 
  • Nasi Kandar 
  • Pasembur 
  • Nasi Lemak 
  • Wanton Noodles  

 

Places to Visit in Penang 

Before you travel back on your Penang to Singapore bus, here are some of the must-visits in Penang.  

  • Tickle your tastebuds at the Tropical Fruit Farm 
  • Enjoy art and history at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery 
  • Pay your respects at Arulnigu Karumariamman Temple 
  • Have fun at Penang 3D Trick Art Museum  

 

Best time to visit Penang 

Before booking your bus to Penang, you should know the popular tourist seasons of the place. It is usually most crowded from November to January as people try to beat the winters in this tropical climate. The weather is pleasant around this time and perfect for sightseeing and beach vacations. However, the months of February to April see fewer tourists as people leave the country after the new year celebrations. Many prefer to visit around this time for a quieter and more peaceful vacation. 

Bus Service between Singapore and Penang 

Various bus operators are offering their services between Singapore and Penang. The journey usually takes about 10 hours and the average ticket price is 55 SGD. Regular, executive, as well as volvo buses, are available in this route. Some buses do day tours that cover mportant places in Penang. Additionally, you can also hire a car or try to walk around the beautiful island as well as picturesque George Town. 

 

Boarding and Drop-off Points 

The boarding points in Singapore are:  

  • Kovan hub 
  • Katong V Mall  

The drop-off points in Penang are:  

  • Nibong Tebal 
  • Butterworth 
  • Penang Sentral 
  • Komtar  

 

Popular Bus Company from Singapore to Penang 

You can choose from bus service providers while booking your bus ticket to Penang, including Transtar Travel Pte Ltd and KKKL Travel & Tours Pte Ltd. Many local bus companies offer services between these two cities, but their tickets are not available online; hence, are subject to uncertainty.


TOP BUS OPERATORS
  • Transtar Travel
  • Joo Seng Travel
  • Supernice Grassland

FAQs

How do I know if I can get a discount for the route Singapore to Penang?

A: When you log in to your redBus account and search a specific route for the buses, any on-going discount schemes or cashback offers applicable on that route will be listed on the app.

How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Singapore?

A: You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Singapore by logging on to the official website of redBus which is www.redbus.sg. The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes. Tests

Can I travel without the mask?

A: According to the guidelines laid by the government, no passenger is allowed to board a bus and travel on it without wearing a safe face mask. These norms are a part of redBus as well.

Can I change the date of travel for my bus to Penang on redBus?

A: Yes, there is an option to reschedule your journey on redBus. You can visit the website or mobile application of redBus and change the dates of travel as per your choice.

How do I choose my pick-up location on the redBus app or website?

A: When you visit the redBus app or website and put your departure and arrival destinations in their respective fields, it shows you all the buses operating on that route. You can choose amongst all the pick-up and drop-off points and book your ticket accordingly.

Is there anything good to do in Penang?

A: There are things to do and places to visit in Penang. Some of these are Tropical Spice Garden, Khoo Kongsi, Kek Lok Si Temple, Little India, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang Peranakan Museum, Snake Temple, Fort Cornwallis, Chulia Street Night Market, Penang National Park, Batu Ferringhi Night Market, Tram rides to Penang Hill, Suffolk House, Nightlife at Upper Penang Road, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, and much more.


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Book bus tickets online from Singapore to Penang

redBus allows you to seamlessly book bus ticket online from Singapore to Penang and vice versa. Booking tickets online is safe, secure, and environment-friendly. You can pre-book the ticket of your choice from the comfort of your home. Given the distance between the two cities, buses are the best option to travel across them, and booking the tickets online via redBus is both easy and time-saving.



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