Singapore to Penang Bus

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It will take 10 hours 24 mins to reach from Singapore to Penang. The earliest departure from Singapore is at 6:00 PM. And the last bus is at 10:15 PM. The price for one bus ticket starts from SGD 50.

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Singapore to Penang Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration Lowest Fare No of Services    
KKKL Travel & Tours Pte Ltd 21:30 22:00 10 hrs 24 mins SGD 55 8
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StarMart Express 18:00 22:15 10 hrs 24 mins SGD 50 5
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Super Nice Express 21:00 21:30 10 hrs 24 mins SGD 58 4 BOOK TICKET

Singapore to Penang Bus Service

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10 hrs 24 mins

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Cheapest Bus Tickets


SGD 50

Earliest Bus


6:00 PM

Last Bus


10:15 PM

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How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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 Singapore to Penang?
Buses from Singapore 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 Singapore to Penang?
Singapore 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.

Singapore to Penang Bus

Don’t we all often feel the need to escape our everyday drabs and go on adventurous trips? But we find ourselves constrained by budget or cannot travel far due to the continuing pandemic. Thus, in this case, the best getaway would be somewhere nearer. So, get aboard a Singapore to Penang bus, and have the trip of your lifetime with redBus. Called the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, Penang is just the perfect place to escape the humdrum of city life. A lot of tourists flock to this particular city also to admire the incredible architecture and get blown away by the rich history.

The distance between Singapore to Penang is 715 km by road, and it takes about 8 to 9 hours on a bus to reach the beautiful city. There are three to six bus operators on this route, and they make trips throughout the day. The cheapest ticket you can get for this route is somewhere around S$ 29. The best part is you can get a Singapore to Penang bus any day of the week! So, let’s give you some more details about your Singapore to Penang bus.

Singapore to Penang Bus Details

As we told you before, finding a Singapore to Penang bus won’t be a problem at all. The buses are comfortable and also run throughout the day to make your travel incredibly hassle-free. So without further ado, let’s take a look at a few of the popular buses running on this route, the fares, timings, and more.

Popular Bus Operators

Although there are not many options for bus operators, the ones listed below make several trips through the day, which is a big convenience to travellers. Take a look at the popular bus choices:

  • StarMart Express
    Address in the city: 6001, Beach Road #01-47, Golden Mile Tower.
    Average Price: S$45

    This is one of the most trusted bus operators, and they promise extreme comfort to their passengers. They take around six trips per day and ensure on-time arrival. Depending on the coach you choose, you can get massage-enabled chairs!
  • Joo Seng Travel
    Address in the city: Lot 1655, Mukim 13, Jalan Relau, 11900, Penang.
    Average bus ticket price: S$39

    This bus operator also falls in the list of one of the most-chosen buses on this route. They have super VIP coaches and assure passenger safety and comfort
  • WTS Travel City Holidays
    Address in the city: 1 Northpoint Drive, #B2-136 & 137,
    South Wing of Northpoint City, Singapore.
    Average bus ticket price: S$40

    Travelling with WTS Travel City Holidays will help you be on-time and in extreme comfort as their buses adhere to time strictly and deliver an enjoyable experience. They too have super VIP coaches.
  • Billion Stars
    Address in the city: 6001 Beach Rd, Singapore.
    Average Price: S$29.80

    One of the cheapest yet most running services on this route, Billion Star buses promise comfort at an affordable rate. Since they take almost around 30 trips per day, this is the most chosen Singapore to Penang bus.
  • Super Nice Express
    Address in the city: 5001 Beach Rd, #01-26 Golden Mile Complex, Singapore.
    Average Price: S$50

    Just as the name promises, this bus service ensures luxurious comfort and also gives an array of coach choices to their customers. You can choose whichever coach you want along with the amenities you need. They also assure on-time arrival at the destination.

Things to see in Penang

Once your travel requirements are all set, it’s time to work on the itinerary. There are several things to see and do in Penang. Since it is a UNESCO World Heritage site, the architecture there attracts several tourists. Apart from that, the beaches, the art, and of course, the Penang cuisine is also in the not-to-miss category. So here are a few things you need to see in this beautiful city.

  • See the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Fort Cornwallis, Khoo Kongsi, and more taking a unique trishaw ride.
  • Make your way to George Town and grab a camera as you walk along with several murals and sculptures on the walls of the 19th-century buildings.
  • Take a tour of the temples in Penang. Especially don’t miss out on the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia, Kek Lok Si.

Advantages of booking bus tickets from redBus

The most significant advantage of booking your bus ticket through the redBus app or website is that you can choose your preferred seat even at the very last minute without having to stand in a queue! So, redBus will not only make your travel arrangement hassle-free, but also cheaper. From the comfort of your home book bus tickets through redBus and avail significant discounts through their offers!

So, now that we have listed out your Singapore to Penang bus details and also what all you can do once you’re there, what are you waiting for? Start planning your next trip to this gorgeous city and experience heritage, culture, and beauty all at once!

Singapore to Penang Bus

Singapore is a beautiful and bustling island nation that’s located at the southernmost tip of Cape Malaysia in Southeast Asia. The only island-city-country in the world is a highly developed country and boasts of high levels of education, technology, health care, and quality of life. On the other hand, Penang is a Malaysian state established on the northwestern shoreline of Cape Malaysia. The city comprises of two significant parts: Penang Island and mainland Seberang Perai. Nicknamed as the Pearl of the Orient, Penang is the world's well-known extravagant holiday destination and also boasts of being a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Penang has emerged as a hot favorite weekend getaway destination because of its natural beauty of beaches and delectable street food.

There are various transport options that are available to use for traveling from Singapore to Penang, but bus coaches from Singapore to Penang offer one of the most cost-effective transportation options among others. The road distance between Singapore and Penang is approximately 714 km and the estimated trip duration is 8 hours 22 minutes.

Bus companies namely Billion Stars, Grassland Express Pte Ltd., Seasons Express & Tours Pte Ltd., StarMart Express, Transtar Travel Pte Ltd., and WTS Travel (City Holiday) are six coach companies that provide daily bus services from Singapore to Penang.

Singapore To Penang Bus Details

Though a total of six coach companies run regular buses from Singapore to Penang, Grassland is the most preferred operator among locals and is a major bus operator on this route. Passengers prefer Grassland as they provide excellent amenities along with punctual and comfortable services and for serving consistently for almost 30 years.

Travelers prefer night buses as the travel time is covered while you are asleep and when you wake up, you are on the beautiful Penang Island. The lowest bus fare is SGD 33 and can vary up to the highest fare of SGD 75 depending on the bus coach company and the seating option. Passengers can log on to the official website of redBus, Malaysia, to stay up-to-date on their travel plans. The website offers information ranging from duration of the trip, updated fares, pick-up and drop-off points, and much more.

A traveler can choose from multiple pick-up points including Golden Mile ComplexGolden Mile Tower, Lavender MRT, Kitchener Road, Serangoon Road, City Plaza, and Boon Lay. Also, he can choose from several drop-off points like Bukit Tambun, Penang Sentral, Sungai Nibong, Bukit Tengah, or destination point Sungai Nibong bus terminal as per their convenience. You can log on to to get every detail of every bus that runs on this route. From the duration of travel to the amenities provided on the bus, the user-friendly website makes booking bus tickets quick and simple.

Alternatively, passengers can also split the 10-hour journey into two short bus trips by making a stopover at Kuala Lumpur. The first being a 6 to 7-hour bus ride to Kuala Lumpur from Singapore and then another 5 to 6-hour bus ride to Penang from Kuala Lumpur. In this way, passengers can also explore the attractions of Kuala Lumpur city. Booking bus tickets in advance is always advisable to avoid last-minute delays as limited buses operate on the Singapore to Penang route. Also, by booking bus tickets online, one can also grab various deals and offers available.

Things To Do In Penang

Penang, a magnificent island, is home to various tourist attractions including marvelous heritage structures, preserved forests, and beautiful beaches. The island is renowned not only for its culture but also boasts of being a foodies’ paradise and a fantastic shopping destination. Few of the must-see attractions of Penang include:

  • Arulmigu Karumariamman Temple
  • Batu Ferringhi
  • Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest
  • The Clan Jetties
  • Escape Theme Park, Penang
  • Old Georgetown

Visit or download the redBus app to have all your doubts about this route cleared. The user-friendly website and app offer a wide variety of information that helps in ensuring that every passenger’s query and need is met. redBus also offers a number of different discounts and offers on its website and app that’s available throughout the year.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check locally for any last-minute changes.

  • Boon Lay
  • Golden Mile Tower
  • Grantral Mall
  • Katong V Mall
  • Kovan hub
  • Juru
  • Nibong Tebal
  • Penang Komtar/Prangin Mall
  • Penang Sentral (Butterworth)
  • Sungai Nibong

Enjoy your bus trip from Singapore to Penang !
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