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Singapore to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Transtar Travel 20:00 22:00 8 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Joo Seng Travel 21:00 21:00 8 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Super Nice Express 20:00 22:00 8 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Star Qistina Express 23:00 23:55 8 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

Singapore to Penang Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
7 hours 28 mins
SGD 50.00

Singapore to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
711 km

Singapore to Penang Bus Ticket Booking

Traveling by bus from Singapore to Penang is a convenient and cost-effective way to reach the popular Malaysian island. Penang is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and delicious food, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. With several bus operators offering frequent departures and comfortable seating, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy a hassle-free journey to your destination.

Singapore to Penang is among the most popular bus routes in Malaysia. The distance between the two cities is nearly 711 km. A bus from Singapore to Penang takes about 10 hours 24 minutes to complete the journey. Both tourists and locals frequent this route. You can easily book bus ticket online and complete your journey with the easiest, cheapest, and most accessible form of transport between these two cities.

Bus Service between Singapore and Penang 

Various bus operators are offering their services between Singapore and Penang. The journey usually takes about 10 hours which may vary with bus operator and seasons. 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. 

Singapore to Penang Bus Schedule

There are several bus schedules available throughout the day, making it easy to find a time that works best for you. Bus schedules vary depending on the bus operator, so it's important to check their respective websites for the most up-to-date information

Boarding and Drop-off Points 

The boarding points in Singapore are:  

  • Kovan hub 
  • Katong V Mall 
  • Boon Lay 
  •  Grantral Mall
  • Golden Mile Tower

The drop-off points in Penang are:  

  • Nibong Tebal 
  • Butterworth 
  • Penang Sentral 
  • Komtar   
  • Bukit Tengah
  • Juru
  • Sungai Nibong

Popular Bus Company from Singapore to Penang 

There are several reputable bus operators that provide service from Singapore to Penang, each with its own schedule, pricing, and amenities. Some of the popular operators on this route include - 

Each operator offers a different level of comfort, from standard to luxury coaches, with amenities such as air conditioning, reclining seats, and onboard entertainment. Before booking your ticket, it's essential to check the details of the bus operator, including their reviews, pickup and drop-off points, and the duration of the journey.

Singapore to Penang Bus Ticket Prices

Bus ticket prices from Singapore to Penang can vary depending on the bus operator, time of day, and season. On average, a one-way bus ticket can cost between SGD 50 to SGD 80. Booking your bus ticket online in advance can often lead to discounted rates, so be sure to check online when booking your ticket.

Things to do in Penang


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

  • Visit the Batu Ferringhi Beach 
  • Enjoy the Top Komtar Skywalk
  • Enjoy the Penang Butterfly Park, Entopia 
  • Travel to the Kek Lok Si 
  • Explore the Tropical Spice Garden 
  • Try the 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 and Cendol to name a few. 
  • 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

Booking your bus ticket online in advance can save you time and money. Most of the bus operators on this route offer online ticket booking services on their websites. This allows you to choose your preferred seat and departure time, and also gives you the option to pay securely using your credit or debit card. You can also book your Penang to Singapore bus tickets on redBus to ensure a hassle-free travel.

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    Transtar Travel
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    Joo Seng Travel
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    Super Nice Express
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    Star Qistina Express

Book bus tickets online from Singapore to Penang

redBus allows you to seamlessly opt for bus ticket online booking 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 for your choice of bus online is both easy and time-saving.

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