Buses from Kuala Lumpur to George Town

Buses from Kuala Lumpur to George Town

Kuala Lumpur
George Town
Fri, May 31
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Kuala Lumpur to George Town Bus Schedule

Kuala Lumpur to George Town Bus Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Asian Overland Services Van 6pax Any timeMYR 1,437.50
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH537206:40 - 07:45MYR 237.72
AirAsia Economy #AK614408:10 - 09:10MYR 168.97
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH114011:00 - 12:00MYR 206.54
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH114813:50 - 14:50MYR 206.54
Malindo Air Economy #OD210814:40 - 15:40MYR 345.72
AirAsia Economy #AK613817:35 - 18:40MYR 171.31
AirAsia Economy #AK613219:10 - 20:10MYR 169.69
AirAsia Economy #AK612821:30 - 22:30MYR 169.54
AirAsia Economy #AK612822:35 - 23:35MYR 138.03

Transportation from Kuala Lumpur to George Town

Facts about the bus from Kuala Lumpur to George Town

Cheapest Bus$10
Fastest Bus4h 59m
Earliest Bus11:00 AM
Latest Bus11:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes0
Distance250 kilometers
Bus CompaniesBillion Stars Express, KKKL Express, KPB Express

How to get from Kuala Lumpur to George Town by Bus

Taking a bus to get from Kuala Lumpur to George Town is a safe, comfortable and less expensive alternative for traveling this route. To popular destinations, bus companies operate multiple trips per day, often round the clock at 30-60 minute intervals. To less traveled destinations, there may be only 1 scheduled trip a day. The most common bus types are non-air-conditioned, air-conditioned, and premium buses.

It is best to reserve your tickets at least a few days ahead of your travel date. Check our list of bus companies available for online booking offering Kuala Lumpur to George Town tickets. When traveling on weekends and holidays it is recommended to reserve tickets much earlier due to higher numbers of travelers, both vacation-makers and urban workers returning home to their provincial home.

How far is it from Kuala Lumpur to George Town?

Traveling by bus, the distance from Kuala Lumpur to George Town depends on the route taken. Most bus companies travel via expressways or tollways. This may not necessarily be the shortest route but it is the fastest one as normally there is less traffic and no traffic lights.

To get to certain island destinations which are not connected to the mainland by a bridge, buses board large car ferries. Passengers are usually asked to get off the bus, but there is no need to take your luggage from the bus. The travel distance from port to port is added to the total distance.

How long does it take to get from Kuala Lumpur to George Town by Bus?

The estimate travel time from Kuala Lumpur to George Town is about 4h 59m. Note that traveling by bus is slower compared to driving your own car or getting a taxi. Depending on the departure time congestion between Kuala Lumpur and George Town may differ greatly There is usually more traffic between morning until afternoon during weekdays than during weekends.

Another important factor that may affect travel time is the type of bus. Premium or VIP buses are usually faster as they use motorways and call to fewer bus stations (if any) en route. Buses normally make short 10-30-minute breaks after a few hours of continuous travel to allow passengers use bathrooms, stock up on munchies and let bus attendants and the driver have rest.

Some premium buses have onboard toilets and the second driver. Nevertheless, usually they still make en route stops for a quick lunch or fuel refill.

How much does it cost to get from Kuala Lumpur to George Town by Bus?

The ticket price from Kuala Lumpur to George Town can vary depending on the type of buses you choose. For a less expensive ticket consider non-air-conditioned or ordinary buses. Premium or luxury buses are more expensive but you can expect more comfort and some additional services like phone charging ports, personal entertainment system screens and toilets.

Kuala Lumpur to George Town timetable

To help you plan your trip, here is the Kuala Lumpur to George Town timetable of bus departure and arrival times.

Best Rated Companies for this Route

Bus companies differ a lot in quality and service they provide. When choosing a bus company for you travels, do some basic research before you buy your tickets.

Safety is one of the most important aspects to consider. We also recommend you checking reviews on overall service quality of the bus companies serving this route.

Our service only partners with reliable and trustworthy bus companies. We do our best to provide your a choice of the best operators available on each route.