Kedah to Penang

Kedah to Penang

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Kedah to Penang Schedule

Kedah to Penang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Super Nice Express Express 08:45 - 10:22$ 2
Mara Liner Express 10:15 - 11:55$ 3.87
Super Nice Express Express 13:30 - 15:07$ 2
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH120915:00 - 16:05$ 81.25
Sri Theven Travel Express 16:00 - 17:37$ 2.75
Mara Liner Express 19:15 - 20:55$ 3.88
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH534920:10 - 21:20$ 103.77

Transportation from Kedah to Penang

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:

  • Flight
  • 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 Flight 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 USD 92.50. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 3.18.

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 2 to 5 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: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 3.18 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 USD 92.50.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 3.24 to USD 3.67;
  • Train tickets - USD 5.39 to USD 5.61;
  • Plane tickets - USD 60.62 to USD 92.55;

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 10:15 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:30. There are 6 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kedah 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 USD 60.62.

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 Kedah to Penang
Malaysia Airlines


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.


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:

  • 99% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 1% Other