Bus from KL to Penang is one of the most popular bus routes in Malaysia. The bus service is not only for locals but also for tourists because thousands of tourist travel between the two cities for their holiday.
The bus fare for a standard VIP bus from KL to Penang is from RM 33.80 to RM 49.80. Konsortium is one of the favorite choices among the locals, being one of the leading bus companies in Malaysia and Singapore. Meanwhile, some coaches provided by Nice, offering personal TV and meal onboard, charge a higher price at RM 49.80.
Nice Imperial, another brand new type of Nice coach offers not just personal TV and meal but also Wifi onboard at a much higher price. However, to business travelers, Wifi, meals and personal TV onboard are convenient services to them, which justifies the higher fare. Other than Nice Imperial, Supernice Grassland also provides Wifi onboard. Please note that bus fare will increase during festive seasons such as Chinese New Year and Hari Raya.
The duration for a bus from KL to Penang usually takes about 4.5 hours, depending on traffic conditions. The earliest departure time is at 6:30am. There will be buses departing almost every hour, so passengers can choose bus schedules that best fit their convenience. Coaches depart mainly from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan), though Transnasional, Plusliner and Nice depart from KTM Old Railway Station Kuala Lumpur while some Etika Express coaches depart from Kajang and Hentian Duta.
Most coaches provide direct services from KL to Penang with 1 washroom break provided along the highway. The coaches then later terminate at Penang Sungai Nibong bus terminal, which is about 5-10 minutes driving distance away from Penang Bayan Lepas International Airport and 20 minutes driving distance away from Georgetown. Passengers can either take a taxi from Sungai Nibong to Georgetown or take the Penang city bus 401 to Georgetown at around RM2.50.
Taking a bus from KL to Penang is convenient, economical and comfortable. Now it is even more convenient by booking bus tickets online at BusOnlineTicket.com with instant confirmation. Credit card payment and internet banking options are available for online payment. Now, BusOnlineTicket.com goes further ahead by providing 7-11 store cash payment option after reservation on BusOnlineTicket.com portal. Passengers can go to any 7-11 store in Klang Valley to make cash payment for your booking for KL to Penang Bus Tickets.