From Butterworth Railway Station to George Town by Taxis

Asian Overland Services
Refundable Recommended
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Butterworth Railway Station
1h 15m taxi ride in Economy
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George Town, Penang
Asian Overland Services
Refundable Recommended
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Butterworth Railway Station
1h 30m taxi ride in Economy
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Penang beach

From Penang Port to George Town by Taxis

Asian Overland Services
Refundable
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Penang Port
20m taxi ride in Economy
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Penang any hotel
Asian Overland Services
Refundable
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Penang Port
35m taxi ride in Economy
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Penang beach

From Tasek Gelugor to George Town by Trains

Instant Recommended Fastest
08:25
Tasek Gelugor, Penang
16m ride in train #9421, ETS Gold
08:41
Butterworth

Butterworth to George Town Schedule

Butterworth to George Town Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Asian Overland Services Economy 00:00 - 01:15MYR 172.50
KTM ETS Gold 08:25 - 08:41MYR 12.58

Popular Routes in Malaysia

How to get from Butterworth to George Town

When you want to get from Butterworth to George Town, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MYR 414.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as MYR 12.58.

How far is Butterworth from George Town?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Butterworth to George Town. Your trip will be a total of 23 miles (36 km). The flying distance is 10 miles (16 km).

How long does it take to get from Butterworth to George Town?

The travel time from Butterworth to George Town can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 2 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Butterworth to George Town?

The cost of the trip from Butterworth to George Town varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is KTM: travelling by train expect to pay as low as MYR 12.58 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as MYR 414.00.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Butterworth to George Town:

  • Train tickets - MYR 13.00 to MYR 13.00;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from MYR 81.00 to MYR 414.00.

How many trips per day are there between Butterworth and George Town?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Butterworth to Penang any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Butterworth to Penang. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as MYR 81.00.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Butterworth to George Town

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Butterworth to George Town? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 973 users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 27 decided to catch a taxi.