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Bus From Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
StarMart Express 10:00 22:01 14 hrs 37 mins VIEW PRICE
WTS Travel City Holidays 21:30 22:15 7 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
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
35
SGD 45.00

Singapore to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
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10:00
Last Bus
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22:15
Distance
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711 km

FAQs

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.

How do I book a bus from Singapore to Penang?

A: You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit www.redbus.sg and book your seat within 5 minutes.

Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

A: Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Singapore. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.


Key Points to Remember When Traveling by Bus from Singapore to Penang

Penang is the travel hub of Malaysia. It is famous for its soft sandy beaches and mouth-watering food, for which it is also called the food capital of Malaysia. Although there are many ways to travel from Singapore to Penang, a bus is the most preferred choice of passengers for its affordability and convenience.

Here are the key points to remember when traveling from Singapore to Penang via a bus.

  • The distance between Singapore to Penang is 711.6 km, which can be covered in 7 hours and 30 minutes journey with a Singapore to Penang bus.
  • The average fare of the bus is around S$45. The price varies as per the bus operator and the bus type booked for the journey.
  • The first bus on the route runs at 10 AM and the last bus departs at 22:15.
  • There are 3 bus operators that operate on the Singapore to Penang route and run a total of 13 buses daily.
  • To choose a Singapore to Penang bus operator, passengers can look at the ratings of the different operators like StarMart Express (3.41) and WTS Travel City Holidays (3.52).
  • The popular boarding points of Singapore are Golden Mile Tower and Tampines while dropping points at Penang are Penang Sentral and Raja Uda.
  • During the visit to Penang, some good tourist attractions to explore include Kek Lok Si, Penang Floating Mosque, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, and Batu Ferringhi Beach.
  • Penang has the best places to eat in Malaysia. So if you are a foodie, then you should definitely check out Kimpo Famous Roasted, Lagenda House & Cafe, Edelweiss Cafe, and Chulia Street Night Hawker Stalls.
  • Due to the current rise in the number of Coronavirus cases in Singapore, the government has temporarily suspended cross-border travel.
  • However, passengers can also pre-register for their Singapore to Penang bus online on redBus. Under its Safety+ campaign, redBus is securing the travelers’ journeys with a strict following of all the health protocols.

Bus Tour from Singapore to Penang

Hiring a Singapore to Penang bus is the best way to experience the Perl of the Orient. Penang is renowned for its sandy beaches and is called the food capital of Malaysia. Let us consider some key features of the route to guide your travel from Singapore to Penang.

  • The median fare of a Singapore to Penang bus is 45 SGD. The distance from Singapore to Penang by bus is 700 km.
  • Singapore to Penang bus travel time takes between 7-8 hours.
  • Multiple buses along this route are available from 5 possible bus operators.
  • The first bus typically departs at 10:00 AM, and the last bus at 10:15 PM.
  • Popular eateries include the Kimpo Famous Roasted, Lagenda House & Cafe, Edelweiss Cafe and more.

Why book a bus instead of a car/train/flight?

There are many reasons why commuters choose a Singapore to Penang bus instead of alternatives. The scenery of the food capital is best enjoyed by bus compared to the other modes, for example. In this section, we will take a look at more reasons that sway travellers.

  • Booking a Singapore to Penang bus doesn’t require extra payment to hire a driver.
  • A bus from Singapore to Penang is readily available compared to other vehicle services.
  • Booking a Singapore to Penang bus avoids rush, waiting and crowding atother booking facilities such as airports and train stations.
  • Bus journeys have comforting amenities onboard to make the long journey enjoyable.
  • All the buses are kept hygienic by strict regulations employed by operators as demanded by Safety+.

Singapore to Penang Bus Schedule

The complete distance from Singapore to Penang by bus covers a mean distance of 700 kms and can be completed within 8 hours. The average fare is 45 SGD.

The various bus operators available to take you through the route include:

1. StarMart Express

  • The first bus is at 10:00 AM and the last bus is at 10:01 PM.
  • The average fare for a Singapore to Penang bus is 40 SGD.
  • Contact: 218 Jln Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, 51200, Malaysia (+60 16920 5570).
  • Boarding points include City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Tampines.
  • Dropping points include Penang, Komtar, Raja Uda, and Jawi Toll.
  • Offers 10% discount and 3 SGD cashback with redBus.

2. WTS Travel City Holidays

  • The first bus is at 9:30 PM and the last bus is at 10:15 PM.
  • The average fare for a Singapore to Penang bus is 45 SGD.
  • Contact: 2, Tampines Central 5, Singapore, Singapore 52 (+65 6781 0398).
  • Boarding points include City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Tampines.
  • Dropping points include Nibong Tebal, Penang Sentral, and Sungai Nibong.
  • Offers 10% discount and 3 SGD cashback with redBus.

3. Joo Seng Travel

  • The first and last bus is at 9:00 PM.
  • The average fare for a Singapore to Penang bus is 45 SGD.
  • Contact: Lot 1655, Mukim 13, Jalan Relau, 11900, Penang (04-6449688).
  • Boarding points include City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Golden Mile Tower.
  • Dropping points include Penang Sentral, Sungai Nibong, and Nibong Tebal.
  • Offers 10% discount and 3 SGD cashback with redBus.

4. Billion Stars

  • The first bus is at 9:40 PM and the last bus is at 11:30 PM.
  • The average fare for a Singapore to Penang bus is 40 SGD.
  • Contact: Gerai 8, Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, 11900, Penang (+60111 0661111).
  • Boarding points include Tampines, City Plaza and Boon Lay.
  • Dropping points include Penang Sentral, Bukit Tengah, and Chai Leng Park.
  • Offers 10% discount and 3 SGD cashback with redBus.

5. Super Nice Express (Grassland)

  • The first and last bus is at 9:00 PM.
  • The average fare for a Singapore to Penang bus is 45 SGD.
  • Contact: No 6, Jalan Pantai, 12000, Butterworth, Pulau Pinang (04-3312966).
  • Boarding points include Tampines, City Plaza and Boon Lay.
  • Dropping points include Penang Sentral, Sungai Nibong, and Bukit Tengah.
  • Offers 10% discount and 3 SGD cashback with redBus.

Bus Amenities Available When Traveling From Singapore to Penang

Different operators offer alluring amenities to make Singapore to Penang bus travel time as comfortable as possible:

  • WiFi
  • Reading lights
  • TV
  • AC
  • Luggage compartment
  • Hand sanitisers

Places to Visit When at Penang

Having alighted the distance from Singapore to Penang by bus, there are various attractions you can find to occupy yourself, including:

  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
  • Penang Hill
  • Fort Cornwallis
  • Snake Temple
  • Tropical Spice Garden

Booking a Singapore to Penang bus with redBus

Booking a bus from Singapore to Penang is made simple using the redBus mobile app or the redBus website:

  • Select “Singapore’ and “Penang” for the “From” and “To” categories and hit “Search”.
  • Choose the preferred operator and bus timing.
  • Choose the preferred boarding and drop locations.
  • Enter passenger details.
  • Click “Proceed to Pay” and complete the payment.
  • An e-ticket will be issued to your registered mail.

The mean ticket price is 45 SGD but redBus offers a 10% discount with 3 SGD cashback on all tickets. To learn more about bus routes, operators, timings and fares, log on to www.redbus.sg/bus/bus-online-ticket. Thank you for choosing redBus!


TOP BUS OPERATORS
  • StarMart Express
  • WTS Travel City Holidays
  • Joo Seng Travel

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    FAQs

    How far is Penang from Singapore?

    A: Penang lies at a distance of 715 km from Singapore by road. People can either take the train, flight, or car to get to Penang. But, taking a bus is the most comfortable and cost-effective mode of transportation that people can take when traveling from Singapore to Penang.

    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.

    How long does it take to travel from Singapore to Penang by bus?

    A: It generally takes about 9-12 hours to complete a bus journey from Singapore to Penang. This could be due to a number of factors such as type of bus, route taken, rest stops, etc.

    Are there any rest stops provided on the Singapore to Penang route?

    A: Yes. Depending on the bus operator, there might be 1-3 rest stops that are offered on this long journey.

    What is the average fare for a bus ticket when traveling from Singapore to Penang?

    A: Bus ticket prices range from SG$45 to SG$58 when traveling from Singapore to Penang. These prices are subject to several factors such as the type of bus that’s provided, amenities offered, time of the season, etc. Visit the redBus website or download the app to know more.

    How long is the bus ride from Singapore to Penang?

    A: Generally, it takes about 9 hours to complete the journey from Singapore to Penang by bus. This duration can vary due to a number of different factors such as route taken, type of coach bus offered, rest stops on the journey, traffic, etc.

    Do I need a visa to enter Singapore from Malaysia?

    A: Yes, you do.

    What are the places I could visit in Singapore?

    A: Singapore has an array of beautiful landmarks and sites that every visitor to the country should try and visit. Some of these places are Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, Merlion Park, Singapore Zoo, Singapore Flyer, Chinatown, Sentosa Island, and Universal Studios Singapore.

    What are the payment gateways available on redBus?

    A: There are a number of modes of payment that a customer can select when booking their bus tickets online. These are Credit Cards, Debit Cards, and PayPal.

    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.

    Is the bus journey a safe option while traveling from Singapore to Penang?

    A: All the bus services that operate on this route make sure that you have a safe travel experience. The drivers are very well-trained to ensure that your journey is secure and comfortable.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Is Penang safe to travel to at night?

    A: Penang is a tourist hotspot in Malaysia, and so there are a lot of tourists/commuters who travel at night by bus. You will find buses departing even by 10:15 PM from Singapore to Penang. redBus provides quality buses with experienced drivers who will ensure that you have a safe travel experience at night.

    How do I get from Singapore to Penang?

    A: You can travel to Penang from Singapore by bus. The 8 to 9 hours long bus journey from Singapore to Penang is safe and convenient. Buses on this route are spacious and have comfortable seats with enough legroom. You can also opt for buses with luxurious amenities to make your journey comfortable. Booking a seat on a bus from Singapore to Penang with redBus will be worth your money.

    Where are the pick-up and drop-off points for Singapore to Penang bus?

    A: The popular pick-up or boarding points in Singapore for a bus from Singapore to Penang are Golden Mile Tower, City Plaza, Boon Lay, Park Royal Hotel (Kitchener), Tampines, Big Box Jurong East Main Entrance and Marina Bay Sands. The popular drop-off points in Penang are Sungai Nibong, Penang Sentral, Bukit Tengah, Tambun Toll, Chai Leng Park - Caltex, Jawi Toll, Nibong Tebal, Raja Uda, Penang Komtar and Simpang Ampat.


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    Singapore

    • Golden mile tower
    • City Plaza
    • Boon lay
    • Park Royal Hotel (Kitchener)
    • Tampines
    • Big Box Jurong East Main Entrance (Facing Ng Teng Fong General Hospital). Emergency contact: 92973646
    • Marina Bay Sands

    Penang

    • Sungai Nibong
    • Penang Sentral
    • Bukit Tengah
    • Tambun toll
    • Chai Leng Park - Caltex
    • Jawi toll
    • Nibong tebal
    • Raja Uda
    • Penang komtar
    • Simpang Ampat

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    Travel Safety during Covid-19

    Covid-19 Updates on Singapore to Penang Bus Route

    Travel Safe from Singapore to Penang during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • While traveling from Singapore to Penang during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Singapore to Penang route on this page.
    Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
    • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Singapore to Penang during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
    List of Useful Resources
    • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.
    Updates on Cross-border travel during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • Singapore is well connected with neighboring countries like Malaysia and Thailand. So, if you are also one of the cross-border travelers, you have to keep in mind the travel restrictions applicable to the source and destination countries, especially during a round-trip bus travel.

    General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Penang

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    Mandatory Mask
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    Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
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    Sanitizing hands
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    Temperature checks at public places

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