Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang

Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang

  Sep 27, 2021, 22 trips (MYR 136 – MYR 0)

Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang Schedule

Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Asian Overland Services Economy Any timeMYR 862.50
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH113808:25 - 09:20MYR 177.23
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH114011:00 - 12:00MYR 177.23
Malindo Air Economy #OD116010:30 - 11:30MYR 135.19
Firefly Economy #FY142811:10 - 12:10MYR 156.38
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH114813:45 - 14:40MYR 177.23
Firefly Economy #FY143215:50 - 16:50MYR 156.38
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH115217:20 - 18:20MYR 177.23
Malindo Air Economy #OD116617:30 - 18:30MYR 135.19
Firefly Economy #FY143417:00 - 18:00MYR 140.74
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH116219:20 - 20:25MYR 177.23
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH116621:05 - 22:05MYR 177.23

Transportation from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang

How to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang

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

  • Flight
  • Train
  • Taxi

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 Flight 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 1,931.54. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as MYR 83.58.

How far is Kuala Lumpur Sentral from Penang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang. Your trip will be a total of 263 miles (422 km). The flying distance is 202 miles (325 km).

How long does it take to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang?

The travel time from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 25 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang?

The cost of the trip from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang 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 83.58 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 1,931.54.

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

  • Train tickets - MYR 71.27 to MYR 96.43;
  • Plane tickets - MYR 132.74 to MYR 703.04;
  • Bus tickets - MYR 51.00 to MYR 51.00;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from MYR 860.36 to MYR 1,932.13.

How many trips per day are there between Kuala Lumpur Sentral and Penang?

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

  • Flights from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 19:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:10. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral 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 132.74.

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 Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang
Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air

Buses

Taking a bus from Kuala Lumpur Sentral 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral 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 860.36.

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 Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Penang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kuala Lumpur Sentral 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:

  • 67% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 33% decided to catch a taxi.