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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

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

The road distance from Singapore to Penang is around 715 KM and it takes around 8-9 hours to cover this route by bus. A lot prefer to take buses from Singapore to Penang because of the well-connected road network between the cities. The average fare of a Singapore to Penang bus on redBus is SGD 45. The first bus from Singapore to Penang departs at 10:00 while the last bus departs at 23:30.

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

The reasons to book a Singapore to Penang bus via redBus are as follows:

  • Bus tickets are cheaper as compared to flight tickets or car rental charges.
  • redBus provides flexibility to passengers by providing Singapore to Penang buses at frequent intervals throughout the day.
  • Booking Singapore to Penang online bus tickets is safe in the current scenario of the COVID pandemic.
  • You do not need to rent a driver by booking a bus ticket unlike in car rental.
  • The presence of various amenities on a Singapore to Penang bus will facilitate your journey.

Singapore to Penang travel schedule:

  • Bus Operator: StarMart Express
    First Bus & Last Bus: 10:00 – 22:01
    Average Fare: SGD 40
    Address: Lg-030, 218 Jln Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur,
    51200, Malaysia.
    Phone: +60 16920 5570
    Boarding Point: City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Tampines.
    Dropping Point: Penang Komtar, Raja Uda, and Jawi Toll.
    Offer: Up to 10% discount with a cashback of SGD 3 available on redBus.

  • Bus Operator: WTS Travel City Holidays
    First Bus & Last Bus: 21:30 – 22:15
    Average Fare: SGD 45
    Address: 2, Tampines Central 5, Singapore,
    Singapore 52.
    Phone: +65 6781 0398
    Boarding Point: City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Tampines.
    Dropping Point: Nibong Tebal, Penang Sentral, and Sungai Nibong.
    Offer: A cashback of SGD 3 with a discount of 10% (maximum) on redBus bus booking. 

  • Bus Operator: Joo Seng Travel
    First Bus & Last Bus: 21:00 – 21:00
    Average Fare: SGD 45
    Address: Lot 1655, Mukim 13, Jalan Relau,
    11900, Penang.
    Phone: 04-6449688
    Boarding Point: City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Golden Mile Tower.
    Dropping Point: Penang Sentral, Sungai Nibong, and Nibong Tebal.
    Offer: Cashback of 3 SGD plus a maximum discount of 10% on bus bookings with redBus.

  • Bus Operator: Billion Stars
    First Bus & Last Bus: 20:45 – 23:30
    Average Fare: SGD 40
    Address: Gerai 8, Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong,
    11900, Penang.
    Phone: +60111 0661111
    Boarding Point: City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Tampines.
    Dropping Point: Penang Sentral, Bukit Tengah, and Chai Leng Park.
    Offer: A discount of 10 percent (maximum) and a cashback of SGD 3 on redBus. 

  • Bus Operator: Super Nice Express (Grassland)
    First Bus & Last Bus: 21:00 – 21:00
    Average Fare: SGD 45
    Address: No 6, Jalan Pantai, 12000,
    Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.
    Phone: 04-3312966
    Boarding Point: City Plaza, Boon Lay, and Tampines.
    Dropping Point: Penang Sentral, Sungai Nibong, and Bukit Tengah.
    Offer: A discount of 10% (maximum) and a cashback of SGD 3 on redBus bus bookings. 

Bus amenities available when travelling from Singapore to Penang

The amenities offered on a Singapore to Penang bus can differ based on the bus type, operator, etc. You can view the amenities offered by any particular Singapore to Penang bus via the redBus mobile application or website. The amenities offered by Penang buses on redBus are as follows:

  • Charging port
  • Reading light 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Luggage compartment 
  • Seat cover 
  • Audio entertainment 
  • Adjustable seats 
  • Ample legroom

Places to visit in Penang

You can book a bus ride from Singapore to Penang via redBus and can visit some of the famous tourist attractions in the city. Some of the top tourist attractions of Penang are as follows:

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

How to book a Singapore to Penang bus with redBus, Singapore

To book a bus ride from Singapore to Penang via redBus, you will have to download the redBus mobile application or visit the official website. The steps involved in booking a bus ride from Singapore to Penang via redBus are as follows: 

  • Enter ‘Singapore’ in the ‘From’ section visible on the redBus homepage. Similarly, enter ‘Penang’ in the ‘To’ and then enter your date of the bus journey. When you are done, hit the ‘Search Buses’ icon. 
  • Compare Singapore to Penang bus travel time of various buses and choose a bus to view its seat layout. redBus also lets you filter Singapore to Penang buses based on any particular bus operator.
  • After selecting your seat, enter your boarding and dropping point on the next webpage.
  • Press the ‘Proceed to Book’ button and enter the passenger details on the next page. Please provide the correct contact details on redBus for receiving your e-ticket. 
  • Press the ‘Proceed to Pay’ icon and complete the secured online payment process. Your Singapore to Penang bus e-ticket/M-ticket will be sent by redBus via SMS/mail shortly after booking confirmation and payment. 

You can apply the coupon code ‘SGNEW’ while booking buses via redBus for this route. You will be eligible for a discount of 10% (maximum) along with a cashback of SGD 3 by applying the ‘SGNEW’ code. Review the Singapore to Penang bus travel time on redBus and book tickets!

Visit www.redbus.sg, your official guide to discovering and booking a comfortable and safe bus journey that best suits your individual needs and requirements. To know more about bus operators, routes, timings, fares, and much more, log on to the official website of redBus or download the app now.

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


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

Top Bus Operator Images


    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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