Instant Recommended
07:39
Anak Bukit, Kedah
1h 2m ride in train #9421, ETS Gold
08:41
Butterworth
Instant Recommended Fastest
07:47
Alor Star, Kedah
38m ride in train #9421, ETS Gold
08:25
Tasek Gelugor, Penang
Instant Recommended
10:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
12:30
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang

From Anak Bukit to Penang by Trains

Instant Recommended
07:39
Anak Bukit, Kedah
1h 2m ride in train #9421, ETS Gold
08:41
Butterworth
Instant
07:39
Anak Bukit, Kedah
46m ride in train #9421, ETS Gold
08:25
Tasek Gelugor, Penang

From Alor Star to Penang by Trains

Instant Recommended Fastest
07:47
Alor Star, Kedah
38m ride in train #9421, ETS Gold
08:25
Tasek Gelugor, Penang
Instant
07:47
Alor Star, Kedah
54m ride in train #9421, ETS Gold
08:41
Butterworth

From Alor Setar to Penang by Buses

Instant
09:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
11:00
Butterworth Penang
Instant Recommended
10:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
12:30
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
10:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
12:00
Butterworth Penang
Instant
11:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
12:30
Butterworth Penang
Instant
11:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
13:30
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
12:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
14:00
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
12:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
14:15
Butterworth Penang
Instant
12:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
14:45
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
13:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
14:30
Butterworth Penang
Instant
13:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
15:00
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
14:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
15:30
Butterworth Penang
Instant
14:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
16:00
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
15:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
16:30
Butterworth Penang
Instant
15:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
17:00
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
16:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
17:30
Butterworth Penang
Instant
16:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
18:00
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
16:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
18:15
Butterworth Penang
Instant
16:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
18:15
Butterworth Penang
Instant
16:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
18:45
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
16:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
18:45
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
17:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
19:15
Butterworth Penang
Instant
17:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
19:45
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
18:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
20:00
Butterworth Penang
Instant
18:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
20:00
Butterworth Penang
Instant
18:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
20:30
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
18:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
20:30
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
19:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
20:30
Butterworth Penang
Instant
19:00
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
21:00
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
20:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
22:00
Butterworth Penang
Instant
20:30
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
22:30
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang
Instant
21:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
1h 30m bus ride in Express
23:15
Butterworth Penang
Instant
21:45
Alor Setar, Kedah
2h bus ride in Express
23:45
Terminal Bus Sungai Nibong, Penang

Kedah to Penang Schedule

Kedah to Penang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
KTM ETS Gold 07:39 - 08:41MYR 25.14
Plusliner MY Express 09:30 - 11:00MYR 11.52
Plusliner MY Express 10:30 - 12:00MYR 10.71
Plusliner MY Express 16:00 - 17:30MYR 10.71
Plusliner MY Express 20:30 - 22:00MYR 10.71

Kedah to Penang destination reviews

4.8
5 customer reviews
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SN
4
flight Economy, AirAsia, Feb 17, 2019
Is very clean but would've given 5 stars if their was food shops after the security check. Like other airports.
CB
5
flight Economy, AirAsia, Dec 28, 2018
Very comfortable flight. Captain and cabin staff were amazing.

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How to get from Kedah to Penang

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

  • Bus
  • Train

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 Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MYR 25.14. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MYR 10.71.

How far is Kedah from Penang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kedah to Penang. Your trip will be a total of 65 miles (104 km). The flying distance is 53 miles (85 km).

How long does it take to get from Kedah to Penang?

The travel time from Kedah to Penang 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 Kedah to Penang?

The cost of the trip from Kedah to Penang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Plusliner MY: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as MYR 10.71 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as MYR 25.14.

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

  • Bus tickets - MYR 11.00 to MYR 13.00;
  • Train tickets - MYR 19.00 to MYR 25.00;

How many trips per day are there between Kedah and Penang?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 09:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:30. There are 7 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 4 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Kedah 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.

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 Kedah to Penang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kedah 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:

  • 873 users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 127 decided to go for a bus.