Bus from Singapore to Penang is one of most economical transportation option to travel to Penang for famous Penang food and Unesco World Heritage Site Georgetown. Though budget airlines have been in the market for years, the service of bus to Penang survives even though passengers need to travel about 10 hours by bus.
One of the reasons is that the airline ticket is much more expensive than bus ticket (unless you get it during limited promotion period). Another reason is that travellers can always take night bus to Penang. By the time you wake up in the morning, you are already in the beautiful Penang Island.
Grassland, Seasons Express and Billionstar are the few coach companies providing bus from Singapore to Penang. Grassland is the famous brand among the locals with its consistent quality service in past 30 years. Seasons Express and Billionstar are the new players who strong base in Pennang.
The journey duration is about 10 hours as mentioned above. The bus fare is in the range of SGD 33.00 – SGD 75.00, which much cheaper than airline ticket that usually costs around SGD 150.00 – SGD 200.00 during weekend. It is always better to book ticket in advance to avoid disappointment, due to limited trip daily from Singapore to Penang.
The departure point for bus going to Penang in Singapore is at Golden Mile Complex, except Qistna Express which departs from Little India Arcade. As for arrival point, usually the coach will drop some passengers along the journey at places like Juru Toll and Butterworth, before terminating at Sungai Nibong bus terminal.
Planning to spend your holiday in Penang for the food and Unesco World Heritage Site Georgetown, please book your ticket in advance online to avoid disappointment. All online booking made in BusOnlineTicket.com is instantly confirmed. This will secure your transportation to Penang to enjoy your holiday.