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From Penang New Asian Travel to Johor Bahru by bus

09:00
Penang New Asian Travel
17:00
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
8h
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16:00
Penang New Asian Travel
00:00
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
8h
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20:30
Penang New Asian Travel
04:30
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
8h
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21:30
Penang New Asian Travel
05:30
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
8h
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23:05
Penang New Asian Travel
07:05
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
8h
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From Butterworth to Johor Bahru by train+train joint ticket

#9321
KTM
07:30
Butterworth
14:17
Gemas, Negeri Sembilan
6h 47m
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#43
KTM
15:20
Gemas, Negeri Sembilan
20:02
Johor Bahru
4h 42m
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Total duration
12h 32m

From Bukit Mertajam to Johor Bahru by bus

21:30
Bukit Mertajam, Penang
09:30
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
12h
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From Butterworth to Johor Bahru by bus

21:00
Butterworth
06:10
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 10m
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From Sungai Nibong to Johor Bahru by bus

09:30
Sungai Nibong, Penang
18:40
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 10m
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20:15
Sungai Nibong, Penang
05:25
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 10m
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21:30
Sungai Nibong, Penang
06:40
Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru
9h 10m
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From Penang International Airport (PEN) to Johor Bahru (JHB) by flight

#AK6413
07:00
PEN Penang International Airport
08:10
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6427
08:35
PEN Penang International Airport
09:45
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6425
11:35
PEN Penang International Airport
12:45
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6411
12:20
PEN Penang International Airport
13:30
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6417
14:10
PEN Penang International Airport
15:20
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6415
17:45
PEN Penang International Airport
18:55
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6423
19:50
PEN Penang International Airport
21:00
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6420
20:30
PEN Penang International Airport
21:40
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK9527
21:15
PEN Penang International Airport
22:25
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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#AK6419
21:35
PEN Penang International Airport
22:45
JHB Johor Airport, Johor Bahru
1h 10m
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Penang to Johor Bahru Schedule

Penang to Johor Bahru Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
AirAsia Economy #AK641307:00 – 08:10MYR 515.75
New Asian Travel VIP 09:00 – 17:00MYR 203
AirAsia Economy #AK642511:35 – 12:45MYR 597.55
AirAsia Economy #AK641112:20 – 13:30MYR 499.10
AirAsia Economy #AK641714:25 – 15:35MYR 597.55
New Asian Travel VIP 16:00 – 00:00MYR 203
AirAsia Economy #AK642319:50 – 21:00MYR 515.75
New Asian Travel VIP 20:30 – 04:30MYR 203
Sri Maju Group VIP 24 21:30 – 09:30MYR 84
StarMart Express VIP 24 21:30 – 06:40MYR 78
AirAsia Economy #AK952721:15 – 22:25MYR 499.10
New Asian Travel VIP 23:05 – 07:05MYR 203

Popular Routes in Malaysia

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
  • Train

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 516.45. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MYR 72.00.

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 373 miles (600 km). The flying distance is 349 miles (560 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 12 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 StarMart Express: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as MYR 72.00 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 516.45.

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

  • Bus tickets - MYR 72.00 to MYR 203.00;
  • train price: MYR 115.00 - MYR 115.00. From Penang to Johor Bahru starting from 07:30 Butterworth until 07:30 Butterworth
  • Plane tickets - MYR 291.00 to MYR 516.00;

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 10 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 09:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:05. There are 10 available bus trips every day.
  • 2 by train from Penang to Johor Bahru starting from 07:30 Butterworth until 07:30 Butterworth

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 291.00.

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 Penang to Johor Bahru
AirAsia (AirAsia)

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:

  • 87% chosen train
  • 11% decided to go for a bus.
  • 2% users took a plane.