Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Tickets

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Estimated Trip Duration : 5 hrs 10 min

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Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Schedule and Bus Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus No.of Trip Depart Day Fare From
Alya Express 08:30 23:30 4 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Billion Star (Penang) 00:00 23:59 225 M T W T F S S  RM 32.30
Billion Stars 00:00 23:59 159 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Cepat Express 11:15 11:15 1 M T W T F S S  RM 34.50
City Holidays Express 00:30 23:55 6 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Economy Express 01:00 22:11 8 M T W T F S S  RM 30.00
GJG Express Sdn Bhd 00:00 23:59 100 M T W T F S S  RM 35.00
Hee Enterprise 00:00 23:59 125 M T W T F S S  RM 39.00
Intercity Coach 16:00 16:00 2 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Jadam Express 10:10 10:45 1 M T W T F S S  RM 33.00
Jasmine Express 11:00 23:59 14 M T W T F S S  RM 33.00
Kejora Masyhur Sdn Bhd 22:30 23:30 0 M T W T F S S  RM 45.00
KKKL SDN BHD (Terus Nanti) 09:30 23:30 0 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Konsortium Bas Ekspres (Malaysia) 07:30 23:59 7 M T W T F S S  RM 38.50
KPB Ekspress 00:30 23:59 65 M T W T F S S  RM 30.00
Maraliner 00:15 23:59 16 M T W T F S S  RM 34.30
Mayang Sari Express 00:25 23:55 3 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Mega Star Transportation (Kejora Express) 00:15 23:59 9 M T W T F S S  RM 30.00
Persada Travel and Tours (Parit Buntar) 09:30 21:45 7 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Plusliner 08:00 23:59 22 M T W T F S S  RM 34.40
Sani Express 09:30 18:30 2 M T W T F S S  RM 35.00
Seasons Express 08:00 23:59 22 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Seasons Express (Butterworth) 08:45 10:45 0 M T W T F S S  RM 45.00
Seasons Express Penang 08:00 23:59 26 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Starmart Express 20:30 20:30 2 M T W T F S S  RM 35.00
Suasana Holiday Express 12:15 23:59 7 M T W T F S S  RM 38.00
Supernice Grassland 00:15 22:00 22 M T W T F S S  RM 30.00
Transnasional 08:00 23:59 21 M T W T F S S  RM 34.40

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Trip Summary


353 km

Avg Duration

5 hrs 10 min

No.of Operator


Total Trip


Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Guide

Bus from Penang to Kuala Lumpur

Bus from Penang to KL is one of the popular bus routes in Malaysia connecting two tourist-rich cities. Millions of locals and tourists travel between the two cities every year. Penang houses attractions like Kek Lok Si Temple, wall painting by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, Unesco World Heritage Site The Streets of Georgetown, Batu Ferringhi Beach etc. As for KL, attractions include Petronas Twin Tower, Batu Caves, Chinatown, Little India in Brickfield etc. Above mentioned attractions are top few tourist hotspots in Malaysia.

Why Take the Bus from Penang to KL

Taking coach is convenient because one of departure points in Penang is at Prangin Mall Komtar Georgetown. Most hotels, food, and attractions are gathering in Georgetown, therefore the departure location is convenient for passengers taking bus from Penang to KL. By taking flight or train from Penang to KL, departure point is less convenient. This is because the airport is located about 20 minutes driving distance away from Georgetown and the nearest train station in Penang is at Butterworth, which is again about 20 minutes driving distance away from Georgetown.

Another advantage of taking coach instead of flight is that check in time for coach is usually 30 minutes before departure, whereas check in time for flight is always 2 hours before departure. Even though it is faster by taking flight, many passengers prefer coach to flight because the total duration for bus from Penang to KL faster after considering the earlier check in time at Penang Airport and travelling time from KLIA 2 to KL city or from Subang Airport to KL city.

Last but not least, taking coach is always more comfortable than taking flight because of the full reclining seat and air conditioning environment. Few famous bus operators providing bus from Penang to KL include Konsortium, Plusliner, City Holidays, and Season Express.

Duration, Fare, Stops, and Notes

The bus fare for bus from Penang to KL is ranging from RM 36.10 to RM 40.00, except the festive period of Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Haji. Comparing the flight fare, coach fare is always much economical.

Duration for bus from Penang to KL usually takes about 4 hours, depending on traffic condition. Most coaches provide direct service to KL with 1 washroom break provided along the highway.

Please note that all coaches from Komtar will passby Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to pick up passengers before continue the journey to KL. Sungai Nibong bus terminal is another departure point in Penang Island. Most coaches will alight passengers at Duta Bus Terminal and Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS). One of the exception is Seasons Express who provides service from Penang to KL One Utama shopping centre.

In conclusion, taking bus from Penang to KL is convenient, economical and comfortable. Now it is even more convenient by booking Penang to KL bus ticket online at with instant confirmation. Do not hesitate now, book your Penang to KL bus ticket online to avoid disappointment for your next trip from Penang to KL.