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Bus From Singapore to Penang

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  • WTS Travel City Holidays
  • Joo Seng Travel

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

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 destination Penang, known for its diversity, is a popular Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The connecting route between Singapore and Penang is known for providing one of the easiest and comfortable journeys.

You can cover the distance between these two locations, which is 715 km by road. You can travel with ease and luxury by booking tickets for any of the top 3 bus operators serving this route. The buses take about 8 to 9 hours to cover this distance. There are various options available for the boarding and dropping points in both these locations, which are available in detail on the redBus application.

Passengers also note that all the buses serving this route follow the guidelines concerning Covid-19.

Singapore to Penang Bus Details

Countless bus companies are serving the whole of Malaysia and Singapore. Still, the companies that travel from Singapore to Penang are known for their punctuality, comfort, friendly and trained staff, and safety. There shouldn’t be any second thoughts before picking a bus operated by any of these three companies.

Popular bus operators for the route Singapore to Penang are:

  • StarMart Express
  • Joo Seng Travel
  • WTS Travel City Holidays

Out of these three companies, StarMart Express provides a continuous service of buses for the route from Singapore to Penang throughout the day. It runs 13 buses per day on this route without any delays or mismanagement. You can check the information related to the timings and schedules, as well as the availability of luxury buses from Singapore to Penang on the redBus app.

People can also check the available boarding and dropping points using the app.

Popular boarding points in Singapore are:

  • City Plaza
  • Boon Lay
  • Tampines
  • Marina Bay Sands
  • Golden Mile Tower
  • Park Royal Hotel
  • Big Box Jurong East Main Entrance

Popular dropping locations in Penang are:

  • Penang Komtar
  • Simpang Ampat
  • Raja Uda
  • Jawi Toll
  • Nibong Tebal
  • Tambun Toll
  • Chai Leng Park
  • Bukit Tengah
  • Sungai Nibong
  • Penang Sentral

Passengers must look for these points on the app while they book their tickets.

A standard ticket price for the route- Singapore to Penang is around $45. These prices may change depending on factors like the type of bus selected, amenities included in the bus, and the travel company as well. Passengers must confirm the rates and fares of the desired coaches through the redBus application.

The first coach from Singapore to Penang leaves at 10:00 am, which can be booked with StarMart Express, and the last one in the day departs at 22:15 by WTS Travel City Holidays. There may be stoppages or rest breaks on the way as this particular route is a bit longer than average.

The maximum time taken by the buses of StarMart Express to cover this distance is 14 hours and 37 minutes. If you wish to travel in less time, you must check the schedules of WTS Travel City Holidays as its coaches take just 7 hours and 30 minutes for the same route to be covered.

Things to do in Penang

Located on the coastline of Peninsular Malaysia, Penang has a plethora of spellbinding destinations. These fascinating places catch the eye of tourists all across the world. If you are traveling to Penang, the following sites should be on your checklist for sure.

  • Batu Ferringhi Beach
  • The Top Komtar Penang
  • Kek Lok Si
  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
  • Clan Jetties
  • Penang Floating Mosque
  • Penang Hill
  • Dhammikarama Burmese Temple
  • Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
  • Arulmigu Karumariamman Temple

These are some of the most amazing sights located in Penang. To visit these exotic places, you must book your tickets for this route through the redBus app.

 

Tips for booking a Singapore to Penang Bus

For traveling on a route that is 715 km long, comfort and ease are important factors. To ensure that your journey is safe, secure, and most comfortable, redBus provides certified bus companies to serve you. You just need to book your ticket online in a few simple steps.


  • Use your redBus application and sign in to your redBus account.
  • Fill in Singapore and Penang as the source and the destination locations in the space provided.
  • Don’t forget to mention the date of your planned travel.
  • After you fill in the necessary information, you will see all the available buses matching your date and route.
  • After making a selection, access the seat layout and choose a specific seat based on your preference.
  • Once you book the ticket for a Singapore to Penang bus, make the online payment through debit cards or credit cards.

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.


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    FAQs

    Q-1 ) 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.

    Q-2 ) 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.

    Q-3 ) 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.

    Q-4 ) 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.

    Q-5 ) 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.

    Q-6 ) 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.

    Q-7 ) Do I need a visa to enter Singapore from Malaysia?

    A: Yes, you do.

    Q-8 ) 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.

    Q-9 ) 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.

    Q-10 ) 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.

    Q-11 ) 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.

    Q-12 ) 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.

    Q-13 ) 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.

    Q-14 ) 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.


    OTHER BOARDING & DROPPING POINTS IN

    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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