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KLIA to Penang Bus

KLIA to Penang Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
StarMart Express 00:45 20:45 7 hrs 12 mins VIEW PRICE

KLIA to Penang Bus Service

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Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Tickets
4 hours 12 mins
SGD 18.36

KLIA to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
398 km

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KLIA to Penang Bus

KLIA to Penang Bus

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is Malaysia’s main airport serving both international and domestic flights. Located in the Sepang district, approximately 45 km south of Kuala Lumpur City Centre, it is well connected to different parts of Kuala Lumpur and beyond. On the other hand, Penang is a popular tourist spot and holiday destination owing to the scenic beauty it has to offer. With most of it located on an island, it amazes you with soft and sandy beaches, sparkling waters, and mighty hills. Owing to it’s raw, natural culture, and scenic beauty, it has now become a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

A number of buses serve on this route between KLIA to Penang, covering a distance of 340 km. On a daily basis, there are around 7 buses plying on this route, served by 2 popular bus operators. It takes around 5 to 6 hrs to reach Penang via bus.

The journey from KLIA to Penang via bus is no less than a fun, comfortable ride. Preferred by travelers for being economical and convenient, the journey via bus also allows you to enjoy the roadway’s scenic view.

KLIA to Penang Bus Details

StarMart Express and Trans MVS Express are the two popular bus operators that provide a direct bus from KLIA to Penang on a daily basis. The buses operating on this route are well-equipped with modern features and amenities, ensuring both safety and comfort.

The buses run at regular intervals with the first bus leaving as early as around 9:00 AM and the last bus of the day departing at around 9:00 PM. Few Buses by StarMart Express also leave at around 1:00 AM at night. The buses are punctual most of the time and safety is their main priority.

Buses also give passengers quick refreshment breaks at a few random stops. The price range for the ticket to go from KLIA to Penang varies between MYR 56 to 65 MYR. Commuters can choose the bus according to their preferences and comfort from a number of operators that are available to them.

Passengers can board buses from KLIA and get dropped off at Penang Sentral, Butterworth. From Butterworth, travelers can ride over to Georgetown or Penang Island whereas taxis and other private vehicles are also an option to reach the main city from the drop location.

Things to do in Singapore

There are various things to do in Penang. From exploring museums, forts, and gardens to satisfying your taste buds in the food capital of Malaysia. Penang leaves a traveler spoilt for choice and one can never fall short of options.

Some of the best attractions in Penang are:

  • A ride to Penang Hill in a tram will leave you awestruck with breathtaking views of the entire island. The hill hosts different attractions such as temples, churches, and mosques.
  • Fort Cornwallis, one of Penang’s prominent landmarks, features a 17th-century chapel, prison cells, old cannons, and more.
  • Made in Penang Interactive Museum is very different from the old boring ones. It offers visitors a fun, exciting experience of viewing the artwork through 3D imagery features.
  • Penang National Park is the one-stop destination for you to escape from city life and spend some time with nature.
  • Water sports at Batu Ferringhi are sure to satisfy travelers with adventure by providing various entertainment options such as parasailing, jet-skiing, deep-sea fishing, and banana boat rides.

Visit, 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 locally for any last-minute changes.


How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another??

A: You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.

Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?

A: This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.

Where can I find the location of my bus stop?

A: As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.

How early should I arrive for the trip?

A: Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.

Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?

A: Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.

At what time do buses start from KLIA to Penang?

A: Buses from KLIA to Penang generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.

Are there any discounts available on the route from KLIA to Penang?

A: KLIA to Penang is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.



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  • Penang Sentral


Visit the redBus app or website to view the rest stops that are available on the way while traveling by bus from KLIA to Penang. There are several offers and cashback options that a customer can avail on the redBus app and website.

Travel Safety during Covid-19

Covid-19 Updates on KLIA to Penang Bus Route

Travel Safe from KLIA to Penang during Covid-19 Pandemic
  • While traveling from KLIA 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 KLIA 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 KLIA 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.

General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Penang

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

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