Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Penang

Kuala Lumpur to Penang Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 3 hours 48 mins
Buses depart from: Kuala Lumpur
Bus arrives in: Penang
Distance: 358 km
Cheapest Bus Ticket: MYR 32
Earliest Bus: 00:30
Last Bus: 23:59
Daily Bus Services: 300
Bus Companies: 30

Kuala Lumpur to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

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Suasana Edaran Sdn Bhd
Alya Xpress
Kejora Mashyur (KL) V Kejora
AeroCity Express
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How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?
You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Malaysia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is www.redbus.my . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.
How do I book a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?
You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit www.redbus.my and book your seat within 5 minutes.
Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?
There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Malaysia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.
Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?
Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Malaysia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.
How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?
There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, Touch 'n Go ewallet or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Malaysia Online Bank Transfer). 
How long is the bus journey from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?
Bus journey from Kuala Lumpur to Penang will be around 5-6 hours depending on traffic and weather conditions. 
How much does it cost to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?
The average price of a ticket is around 45 MYR. However, tickets can be as cheap as 32 MYR or go up to 59 MYR depending on the bus operators you choose. The buses come with varying degrees of amenities based on the operator you choose.
What are the amenities available in the buses?
Some buses come with basic amenities like leg space and comfortable seats, but other travellers go the extra mile and offer amenities such as water bottles, Wi-Fi, reading lights and so many more, to ensure you have a comfortable journey.
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KL to Penang Bus Ticket Online Booking

By bus, the distance from KL to Penang is around 350 kilometers. Bus from KL to Penang will take around 5-6 hours to reach. The journey offers breathtaking views of Malaysia's stunning landscapes and is affordable and comfortable. Penang is known for its amazing street food, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, The Habitat Penang Hill, Street Art in George Town, and TeddyVille Museum. Book a bus ticket to Penang and explore these amazing places without breaking the bank. 

The Kuala Lumpur to Penang bus route takes you through beautiful hills and jungles, offering scenic views of the countryside, with stopovers along the way for a quick break or bite.

Bus Services from KL to Penang

The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Penang is more than just a transportation link; it is an experience filled with natural beauty, cultural wonders, and gastronomic delights. Whether you are a history enthusiast, a food lover, or a beachgoer, Penang has something to offer everyone. There is usually a rush on every Kuala Lumpur to Penang bus, and to avoid last-minute travel plans, one must try to pre-book their bus tickets online from redBus. You can book your KL to Penang bus with any of the bus operators that offer their services along this route.

Bus Ticket Prices for KL to Penang 

The ticket prices for a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang vary depending on the bus company and the type of bus you choose. The bus ticket price for KL to Penang bus is anywhere between MYR 35 to MYR 45.

Boarding and Drop-off Points for Bus to Penang

The boarding points for a bus from KL to Penang are - 

The drop-off points for a KL to Penang bus are:

Popular Bus Company from KL to Penang

There are a number of bus operators that offer bus services from Kuala Lumpur to Penang. You can complete your bus ticket booking either online or offline. 

You can consider the following bus operator companies when booking a bus to Penang -  

When travelling from KL to Penang, you can easily opt for bus ticket online booking via redBus.

Things to do in Penang

Some of the most important places to visit once you get down from your Kuala Lumpur to Penang bus are:

  • Penang National Park - Located on the northwestern tip of Penang Island, this beautiful park is home to around 417 flora and 149 fauna species.
  • Dhammikarama Burmese Temple - Located in George Town's Pulau Tikus, it is the oldest and the only Malaysian Burmese temple in Penang.
  • Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm - It was started as a butterfly farm by David Goh in Penang. Today, it is triple its size and is home to many insects and reptiles other than butterflies.
  • Penang State Museum & Art Gallery - It was opened in 1965. The Penang Free School used the museum building in the 1800s and later by the Hutchings School from 1928-1960.
  • Floating Mosque - It is also known as the Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque and is located in Tanjung Bungah, near George Town. It has been built on tilts and piled above the sea. During hide tides, the mosque looks like its floating in the water.
  • Penang Hill - Also known as Bukit Bendera, it is a hill resort consisting of a group of peaks in Penang. It is located 9 km west of George Town's center in the Air Itam suburb.

Are you looking for affordable bus tickets from KL to Penang?

To get affordable bus tickets from KL to Penang, opt for bus ticketing online with us. Booking bus tickets online is easy and convenient. You can book your bus tickets from the comfort of your home or office. All you need is a computer or a mobile device with an internet connection. You can choose your preferred bus company, departure time, and seat type. Payment can be made using various options such as credit/debit card, online banking, or e-wallets.

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KKKL Express
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Alya Xpress
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Plusliner Nice
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Pancaran Matahari
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KPB Ekspress
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Super Nice Express
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Kejora Mashyur (KL) V Kejora
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Etika Express

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Return Bus Tickets Online

You can search for return bus ticket online easily when you book a KL to Penang bus on redBus. To do this, you will have to put in your return date while searching for KL to Penang buses and then choose a bus available from Penang to KL .

There is another method of booking the return journey. After choosing your choice of bus to Penang, you can select the option for adding return tickets for bus to KL from Penang on the redBus website.

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