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Bus From Singapore to Penang

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Singapore to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
StarMart Express 10:00 22:01 11 hrs 15 mins VIEW PRICE

Bus Tour from Singapore to Penang

Penang is a state located in the Northwest part of Malaysia, mainly comprising of Penang Island and Seberang Perai. The capital of Penang, George Town is known for its landmarks including the Chinese clan house Khoo Kongsi, Fort Cornwallis, and the Kapitan Keling Mosque, which are all testaments of foreign influence. There are several flower gardens that await visitors to the Western part of Penang Hill.

The distance from Singapore to Penang is 715 km by road and it takes about 8 to 9 hours to cover this distance by bus. The one bus company that provides maximum buses on this route is StarMart Express. With a fleet of 13 buses running every day, people prefer bus transport over other modes as there are continuous services available between these two places and at economical rates as well.

Singapore to Penang Bus Details

The main bus company operating between these two cities is StarMart Express apart from WTS Travel City Holidays. This bus operator provides buses throughout the day and at frequent intervals making it easier for you to book buses at any time. The buses are comfortable, punctual, and clean, ensuring you’ll enjoy a smooth ride throughout.

The first bus leaves Singapore at 10 am from the Golden Mile Tower and arrives at Penang at around 8 pm at Sungai Nibong. The last bus departs at 10 pm from the same place. There are multiple rest stops provided during the journey as well. The standard bus fare for all buses operating between Singapore and Penang is S$ 45. The arrival points include Penang Sentral, Bukit Tengah, and Bukit Tambun among others.

Things to do in Penang

Here is the list of things that you can do in Penang:

  • Kek Lok Si: This is a hilltop temple built in the 19th century consisting of ornate decor, intricate architecture, and many Buddhist temples.
  • Penang National Park: This is a 1,213-hectare park facing the oceanfront featuring rare species of plants, animals, wildlife, beaches, and more.
  • Penang Hill: Penang Hill is a resort atop a hill comprising of many groups of hills on the island. Located at the Air Itam suburb, there is a unique tram that ferries visitors to the hill
  • Cheong Fatt Tze: This is a government gazette heritage structure that’s also known as the Blue Mansion owing to the indigo-blue outer walls. The beautiful external decorations make it a distinctive building.
  • Fort Cornwallis: This is a fort built back in the 18th century by the British with many of the original buildings, cafes, and guided tours still present.

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Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.

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