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How to get a bus from Kuala Lumpur to the enthralling Penang

If you are in Kuala Lumpur (KL) in Malaysia then your urge to visit the historical site will be incomplete without visiting Penang. A city with a blend of East and West, Penang holds the status of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The historical monuments and structures are captivating and also have sandy beaches with pristine water. Penang is known for its beaches, hills, architecture and its multicultural society. The state of Penang also has the wonderful George Town, which is equally known to boost tourism. It attracts tourists both form with Malaysia and also internationally.They city has been able to preserve its ethnicity while moving on to the modern lifestyle. Several modes of transportation are available from KL to Penang. One can take a journey either by air, by train or by bus. Comparatively, journey by bus serves as the cheapest one. Often, train and air services are limited in number. The KL bus to Penang is available in abundance and is available from the PuduSentral bus terminal or from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan in Bandar Tasik Selatan.


Journey details to Penang from KL

The distance between the two destinations via bus is approximately 292 kilometres. It takes about 4.5 hours to reach Penang from KL, depending upon traffic congestion. One can board a bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan in KL and reach Penang. Several number of buses ply on a daily routine. The buses are comfortable and do stop for washroom breaks. The bus serves as the best means of transportation not only to the locals but also to the international tourists as well. Before boarding your KL bus to Penang do check your timings properly. The buses will deport at Sungai Nibong bus terminal or at Butterworth in Penang. Prices of the bus fare vary accordingly to different service operators. It also varies depending on the comfort of the coaches. It can start from 37 Malaysian Ringgit to 42 Ringgits. They travel along the Highway 1 to Penang. On their way they usually stop at Ipoh for washroom breaks. 

Getting tickets from KL to Penang

As stated, travelling by bus serves as more convenient and economic from KL to Penang. You need to get tickets for your travel to Penang. Booking of tickets can be done directly from the ticketing booths in the bus terminal. However, to avoid time you can book tickets online. There are many online sites available for booking tickets. By booking online tickets you can avoid the rush of standing in queues and also that you can get it even if the counters are closed. You can get tickets for your preferred dated and time. There are also attractive discounts and offers on booking tickets online. By doing so, you will be able to get a safe and comfortable journey to Penang and witness the wonderful monuments of the majestic city. View the vibrant locations of Penang by dipping in to the wonderful cuisine and have memories for a lifetime.