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A world-renowned beach destination, Penang was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008. Known as Pulau Pinang or “Isle of the Betel Nut”, this virgin holiday paradise has no shortage of culturally rich sights and natural scenery. Penang is famous for its cool, sandy beaches and is regarded as the food capital of Malaysia.

Important Routes to and From Penang

Most buses from Penang and buses to Penang take these routes, with a few popular ones being:

  • Penang to Kuala Lumpur: The distance between the two cities is 354 kilometers, and it takes 4 hours to travel the distance. The journey is through the Lebuhraya Utara – Selatan E1 and the average bus fare is around MYR33.
  • Penang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan: The distance between these two destinations is 366 kilometers and takes 4 hours and 10 minutes to complete the journey. The route taken is the Lebuhraya Utara –Selatan E1 and the average bus fare is about MYR 35.
  • Penang to Ipoh Amanjaya: A relatively shorter route, the total distance between these two cities is 152 kilometers and takes only 1.5 hours to complete the journey. The journey is through the Lebuhraya- Selatan/AH2/E1 and the average bus fare is about MYR 28 and cheaper when compared to the other routes.
  • Johor Bahru to Penang: One of the longest routes, the distance between the two cities is 689 kilometers. Traveling via Lebuhraya-Selatan/AH2/E2, the journey takes 7.5 hours in total. The average bus fare is MYR 65-75.
  • Hentian Duta to Penang: The distance between the two cities is 350 kilometers and takes about 4 hours in total. The average bus fare is MYR 35, and the route is Lebuhraya-Selatan/E1.

Popular Buses to and from Penang

Several bus operators provide buses to Penang and from Penang to your desired location. A few of them are:

  • KPB Express Penang
    Address in the city:
    4785, Jalan Pantai, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    Contact Number: 60 4-332 5815
    Average Ticket Price: MYR28

    Penang to Ipoh Amanjaya and Penang Sentral to Melaka Sentral are a few of the most popular routes taken by this bus operator, and each of their buses has excellent amenities including WiFi, experienced drivers, CCTV, and comfortable seats with spacious legroom.
  • Rhino Airiel Travels and Tours Bus Services
    Address in the city:
    No. 155A1, Jalan Raja Dr.Nazrin Shah (Jalan Gopeng),
    30250, 31350 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
    Contact Number: 60 5-242 8666
    Average Ticket Price: MYR22

    Penang to Kuala Lumpur and Hentian Duta to Penang are some popular routes that this operator trades on. All their buses are equipped with charging points, WiFi, and comfortable seats.
  • KKKL Express
    Address in the city:
    Counter 1, Terminal Awam Larkin, Jalan Garuda, 80350 Larkin, Johor Bahru
    Contact Number: 607 – 227 4515
    Average Ticket Price: MYR23

    Buses are equipped with several amenities for a comfortable journey, and the major routes they cover are Penang to Johor Bahru and Penang to Kuala Lumpur.
  • Maraliner
    Address in the city:
    LOT 26, Lorong Medan Tuanku 1,Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman ,50300, Kuala Lumpur.
    Contact Number: 603-26911495
    Average Ticket Price: MYR30

    An express bus service, the buses ply between Pulau Penang and Kuala Lumpur. Most of their buses have VIP coaches with air conditioners, reclining seats, and spacious legroom.
  • Transnasional
    Address in the city:
    No 38 Jalan Chow Kit,50350 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Contact Number: 603- 4045 8878
    Average Ticket Price: MYR20

    Penang to Ipoh is one of the most popular routes for this operator and buses are equipped with all facilities for a comfortable journey.

Important Locations to visit

Penang is a beautiful sight with lots of attractions to visit and an eclectic mix of quirky and modern sights.

  • Penang Hill: At 821 meters above sea level, this point is a refreshing break from the heat and also offers breathtaking views of the island.
  • Made in Penang Interactive Museum: A quirky museum different from the usual ones where one shifts from one display to another. The museum offers visitors an exciting way to view the displays with innovative 3D imagery features.
  • Kek Lok Si Temple: One of the largest Buddhist temples in South East Asia, it stands perched on a hill in the town of Air Itam. The temple has beautifully landscaped gardens and sacred sites and is over 100 years old.
  • Fort Cornwallis: One of the most important landmarks, the attraction is set within ten foot high walls in the shape of a star with a 17th-century chapel, prison cells, and storage area for ammunition.

Boarding Points and Dropping Points in Penang

Penang has several boarding and dropping points in the city, which helps passengers to transfer between destinations. There are over 60 boarding and dropping points all over the island. Most popular ones for buses to Penang are:

  • Butterworth
  • Jawi Toll
  • Penang Sentral
  • Prangin Mall
  • Relau
  • Pulau Pinang
  • Jelutong

Pick-up and drop-off points differ according to bus operators and you will be able to view these locations online when you book buses to Penang on redBus.

The collection of beautiful attractions and the diversity of the place makes Penang one of the most beautiful cities to visit in the country. Get to these attractions faster by booking your Penang bus tickets online on redBus, and enjoy the captivating sights and locations that the city has to offer.

Several attractions and the quaint appeal of Penang make it a worthwhile visit. To experience the heritage splendor, book your buses to Penang on redBus and enjoy a visit to the island to experience its infectious enthusiasm.

Boarding Points in Penang

Book a Penang bus to any of the other cities you want to visit by starting off your journey from one of the popular boarding points in Penang. The boarding points in Penang vary from one operator to the other. Given below are the popular boarding points in Penang:

  • Penang Komtar/Prangin Mall
  • Juru
  • Jalan Pantai (Butterworth)
  • Sungai Nibong
  • Greenlane Mc Donald's
  • Jalan Pantai
  • Penang Sentral (Butterworth)
  • Jelutong-Shell
  • Chai Leng Park - Caltex
  • Nibong Tebal
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Dropping Points in Penang

You can check the list of dropping points in Penang and select the most suitable one according to your convenience. The drop-off points in Penang vary according to bus operators. Take a look at the popular dropping points in Penang

  • Koh Samui
  • Stesen Bas Ekspres Kangar
  • Terminal Bas & Teksi Tok Janggut
  • Brinchang
  • Terminal Bentayan Muar
  • Terminal Bas Pasir Gudang
  • Terminal Bas Shah Alam(Terminal 17)
  • KL Sentral
  • Kuala Perlis Bus Terminal
  • Lumut
  • Lumut Bus Station
  • Skyavenue Station
  • Temerloh Pahang Malaysia
  • Terminal Bas Kota Bahru
  • Terminal Maharani Muar
  • Universiti Malaysia Kelantan Jeli
  • Batu Pahat Bus Terminal
  • Politeknik jeli
  • Skudai
  • Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu (MBKT)
  • Danok
  • Kangar
  • Klia2
  • Kuala Besut
  • Kuala Besut Jetty
  • Stesen Bas Seri Manjung
  • Hatyai Town
  • Phuket
  • Seremban
  • Awana Bus Terminal
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Penang Online Bus Ticket Booking

The buses plying in Penang can be opted as a travel option by many. Booking bus tickets online in Penang is easy, fast and can be booked securely on


Do I need an account on website to book a bus ticket online?
No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. However, we recommend that you create an account on redBus so that you can book a bus ticket next time even faster. In addition to this, you can also avail redBus discounts and offers on bus tickets by creating an account.
What is an M-Ticket?
An M-ticket is an SMS that is sent to your registered mobile number after you successfully book a bus ticket online with redBus. This M-ticket can be the virtual replacement of your printed bus ticket. The M-ticket includes your bus ticket details such as bus timing, pick-up and drop-off locations, vehicle number, PNR etc. An M-ticket is an eco-friendly step by redBus to reduce the number of paper tickets and ensure passengers’ safety from any communicable disease.
Is it safe to use my credit card or debit card for payment while booking a ticket to and from Penang?
Yes, you have nothing to worry about paying for tickets through debit card or card with redBus. reBus has taken care of all the safety measures when it comes to payment gateways. redBus website is completely secure, and with 180 million satisfied customers, there has never been an issue with card payments.
How do I get in touch with the customer care department of
There are different customer care contact numbers for different countries. You can just go to the redBus website, choose the country you would like to book bus tickets for, and see the customer care number at the top. Also, you can simply drop an email to the redBus support on the given email address.
How do I book my bus tickets at Penang?
You can book a bus ticket to Penang simply by visiting the redBus website, selecting the country, and filling up the details of your source and destination cities. redBus website is user-friendly, and with the help of easy-to-follow steps, you can book bus tickets to Penang within a few minutes.
Where would be my pick-up point?
You can check the details of your pick-up and drop-off points on your ticket. The details of your pick-up location would be sent to you via M-ticket. Also, while looking for bus tickets on, your pick-up and drop-off locations are mentioned below the schedule.