Penang to Johor Bahru

Penang to Johor Bahru

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Instant Refundable
20:30
Penang New Asian Travel
8h bus ride in VIP
3.0
04:30
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Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
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23:00
Butterworth
8h 55m bus ride in VIP 24
07:55
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Taman Seri Puteri Skudai, Johor Bahru
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10:00
PEN Penang International Airport
4h 15m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SZB 2h 10m
14:15
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru

From Penang New Asian Travel to Johor Bahru by bus

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20:30
Penang New Asian Travel
8h bus ride in VIP
3.0
04:30
+1
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru

From Butterworth to Johor Bahru by bus

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23:00
Butterworth
8h 55m bus ride in VIP 24
07:55
+1
Taman Seri Puteri Skudai, Johor Bahru

From Penang International Airport to Johor Bahru by flight and flight

Instant Fastest
10:00
PEN Penang International Airport
4h 15m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SZB 2h 10m
14:15
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru

Penang to Johor Bahru Schedule

Penang to Johor Bahru Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Firefly Economy #FY245007:15 - 08:30MYR 140.22
Super Nice Express Express 08:15 - 17:45MYR 66.86
Firefly Economy #FY290412:00 - 13:15MYR 150.98
KPB Express VIP 24 16:15 - 01:24MYR 66.86
Firefly Economy #FY245419:30 - 20:45MYR 140.22
KKKL Express Express 21:00 - 06:09MYR 67.89
Billion Stars Express VIP 20:00 - 05:09MYR 59.67
Super Nice Express Express 21:45 - 06:54MYR 72.01
KPB Express VIP 24 21:45 - 06:53MYR 72.01
New Asian Travel VIP 20:30 - 04:30MYR 80
KKKL Express Express 23:00 - 08:09MYR 73.03
Mayang Sari Express 23:10 - 08:19MYR 66.86

Transportation from Penang to Johor Bahru

How to get from Penang to Johor Bahru

When you want to get from Penang to Johor Bahru, 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 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 MYR 554.98. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MYR 59.67.

How far is Penang from Johor Bahru?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Penang to Johor Bahru. Your trip will be a total of 449 miles (721 km). The flying distance is 345 miles (555 km).

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

The travel time from Penang to Johor Bahru can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 27 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Penang to Johor Bahru varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Billion Stars Express: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as MYR 59.67 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 554.98.

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

  • Bus tickets - MYR 58.94 to MYR 83.49;
  • Plane tickets - MYR 127.69 to MYR 554.98;

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

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

  • Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:10. There are 1 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 Penang to Johor Bahru. 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 127.69.

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 Penang to Johor Bahru
AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Penang to Johor Bahru 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 Penang to Johor Bahru

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

  • 64% users took a plane.
  • 36% decided to go for a bus.