|Avg. Bus Duration||: 1 hour 51 mins|
|Buses depart from||: Penang|
|Bus arrives in||: Ipoh|
|Distance||: 155 km|
|Cheapest Bus Ticket||: MYR 15.3|
|Earliest Bus||: 07:30|
|Last Bus||: 23:59|
|Daily Bus Services||: 77|
|Bus Companies||: Cepat Express, Mayang Sari Express, Jasmine Express|
A road journey from Penang to Ipoh is made comfortable by buses. Usually, bus timings differ from one bus operator to another. The time taken to complete the journey from Penang to Ipoh is reliant on traffic and climatic conditions. The robust bus service between Penang and Ipoh creates convenience for many commuters. All the buses are well maintained and driven by capable drivers.
Ipoh is the capital of the Malaysian state of Perak and the third-largest city in Malaysia with respect to its population. The city was once a village but now it has gained popularity as a tourist spot owing to its endeavor in preserving British colonial-era charm with its structures. It is also a city with great cuisine, Buddhist temples, and caves as well as natural attractions and theme parks. Strategically situated between Kuala Lumpur and George Town, it is a major land transportation hub. Penang is also called a pearl of the orient because of its soft sandy beaches and is also a great place for foodies to visit. Penang is also called the Silicon Valley of the East, with its GDP being the highest among Malaysian states. A major chunk of its economy comes from manufacturing and servicing. A lot of passengers travel this route everyday.
The road distance from Penang to Ipoh is 160 km which can be covered by the bus in approximately 2 to 3 hours. There are numerous operators providing shuttle buses to Ipoh from Penang. With a total of 10 operators in this area and 85 trips through the week, the bus commute seems to be the most economical as well as a convenient option to use for traveling between these two cities.
You can also travel via taxi from Penang to Ipoh. However, it may be expensive. You can find connecting flights for this route as well.
A safe journey from Penang to Ipoh can be done via a bus. You need to know the following to travel safely -
There are many bus services at regular intervals provided between Penang and Ipoh. Some of the preferred ones are Unititi express, Transnasional, City Express, and New Asian travel. The ticket rates range from RM 17 to RM 26. The cheapest tickets are provided by Cepat Express which operates 3 times in a day. Most buses are equipped with reclinable seats and AC and the bus stops for a washroom or refreshment break for 20 minutes on the way, making the journey very comfortable.
The first bus starts at 6:45 am from Penang Komtar and the last bus departs at 11:00 pm from Sungai Nebong. There are continuous bus services mostly after every 15 minutes. The destination point in Ipoh is the Aman Jaya Bus terminal.
Here is the list of things that you can do in Ipoh:
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When looking for online tickets on a bus from Penang to Ipoh, you will see the option to book a return bus ticket online from Ipoh to Penang. To book return tickets, you can enter the return date while searching for Penang to Ipoh buses on redBus. If you did not mention the return date initially, you could so do in the next step by clicking on the 'Add a return ticket' option. You can look for buses from Ipoh to Penang for your preferred date after clicking on this button. Once you select buses for both routes, you can fill in the passenger details and make the payment. There are discounts available from time to time on redBus on online bus tickets, which you can use to reduce the bus ticket price.