Instant Recommended
22:01
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 15m bus ride in VIP 24
07:16
+1
Butterworth
Instant Recommended
22:45
Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru
9h bus ride in VIP 24
07:45
+1
Butterworth
AirAsia
Instant Recommended Fastest
13:10
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6424 with AirAsia in Economy
14:20
PEN Penang International Airport

From Larkin Bus Terminal to Penang by Buses

Instant
21:30
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 15m bus ride in VIP 24
06:45
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Butterworth
Instant Recommended
22:01
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 15m bus ride in VIP 24
07:16
+1
Butterworth
Instant
22:15
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 15m bus ride in VIP 24
07:30
+1
Butterworth
Instant
22:15
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 15m bus ride in VIP 24
07:30
+1
Sungai Nibong, Penang

From Taman Ungku Tun Aminah to Penang by Buses

Instant
22:15
Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru
9h bus ride in VIP 24
07:15
+1
Butterworth
Instant Recommended
22:45
Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru
9h bus ride in VIP 24
07:45
+1
Butterworth
Instant
22:45
Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru
9h 5m bus ride in VIP 24
07:50
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Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
22:46
Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru
9h bus ride in VIP 24
07:46
+1
Butterworth

From Johor Airport to Penang by Flights

AirAsia
Instant Fastest
07:00
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6426 with AirAsia in Economy
08:10
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Fastest
08:35
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6412 with AirAsia in Economy
09:45
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Fastest
12:35
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6416 with AirAsia in Economy
13:45
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Recommended Fastest
13:10
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6424 with AirAsia in Economy
14:20
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Fastest
16:10
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6414 with AirAsia in Economy
17:20
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Fastest
18:15
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6422 with AirAsia in Economy
19:25
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Fastest
19:40
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK9526 with AirAsia in Economy
20:50
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Fastest
20:00
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6418 with AirAsia in Economy
21:10
PEN Penang International Airport
AirAsia
Instant Fastest
22:05
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m flight #AK6421 with AirAsia in Economy
23:15
PEN Penang International Airport

Transport types between Johor Bahru and Penang

Johor Bahru to Penang Schedule

Johor Bahru to Penang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
AirAsia Economy #AK642607:00 - 08:10MYR 174.62
AirAsia Economy #AK641208:35 - 09:45MYR 174.62
AirAsia Economy #AK641612:35 - 13:45MYR 174.62
AirAsia Economy #AK641416:10 - 17:20MYR 174.62
AirAsia Economy #AK642218:15 - 19:25MYR 174.62
AirAsia Economy #AK641820:00 - 21:10MYR 174.62
StarMart Express VIP 24 21:30 - 06:45MYR 78.55
AirAsia Economy #AK642122:05 - 23:15MYR 174.62
StarMart Express VIP 24 22:01 - 07:16MYR 78.55

Popular Routes in Malaysia

How to get from Johor Bahru to Penang

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MYR 174.28. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MYR 78.55.

How far is Johor Bahru from Penang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Johor Bahru to Penang. Your trip will be a total of 415 miles (667 km). The flying distance is 342 miles (550 km).

How long does it take to get from Johor Bahru to Penang?

The travel time from Johor Bahru to Penang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 10 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Johor Bahru to Penang?

The cost of the trip from Johor Bahru to Penang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is StarMart Express: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as MYR 78.55 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as MYR 174.28.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Johor Bahru to Penang:

  • Bus tickets - MYR 79.00 to MYR 79.00;
  • Plane tickets - MYR 174.00 to MYR 174.00;

How many trips per day are there between Johor Bahru and Penang?

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

  • Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang depart during the day - there are approximately 9 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 21:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:46. There are 8 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Johor Bahru to Penang. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is MYR 174.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Johor Bahru to Penang
AirAsia (AirAsia)

Buses

Taking a bus from Johor Bahru to Penang is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Johor Bahru to Penang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Johor Bahru to Penang? 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:

  • 800 decided to go for a bus.
  • 200 users took a plane.