Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral

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13:21
Bukit Mertajam, Penang
3h 59m ride in train #9173, ETS Platinum
17:20
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
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13:10
Butterworth
4h 10m ride in train #9173, ETS Platinum
17:20
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
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10:15
Butterworth
4h 55m bus ride in VIP 24
15:10
KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

From Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur Sentral by train

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13:10
Butterworth
4h 10m ride in train #9173, ETS Platinum
17:20
Kuala Lumpur Sentral

From Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur Sentral by bus

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10:15
Butterworth
4h 55m bus ride in VIP 24
15:10
KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

From Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur Sentral by train

Instant Fastest
13:21
Bukit Mertajam, Penang
3h 59m ride in train #9173, ETS Platinum
17:20
Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Schedule

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Billion Stars Express VIP 01:00 - 05:55MYR 29.63
KTM ETS Gold 05:15 - 09:31MYR 69.07
Firefly Economy #FY142306:50 - 07:50MYR 171.80
KTM ETS Platinum 08:00 - 12:12MYR 90.07
Firefly Economy #FY142910:00 - 11:00MYR 171.80
KTM ETS Platinum 13:10 - 17:20MYR 89.07
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH538514:45 - 15:45MYR 312.12
KTM ETS Platinum 16:00 - 20:09MYR 88.48
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH545818:00 - 19:00MYR 206.52
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH539520:00 - 21:00MYR 297.38
Firefly Economy #FY144522:00 - 23:00MYR 205.69
KKKL Express Express 23:30 - 04:24MYR 39.17

Transportation from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Popular Routes in Malaysia

How to get from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral

When you want to get from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 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 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 498.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MYR 27.00.

How far is Penang from Kuala Lumpur Sentral?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Your trip will be a total of 229 miles (368 km). The flying distance is 176 miles (283 km).

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

The travel time from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 26 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral 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 MYR 27.00 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 498.00.

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

  • Bus tickets - MYR 27.00 to MYR 65.00;
  • Train tickets - MYR 62.00 to MYR 82.00;
  • Plane tickets - MYR 68.00 to MYR 498.00;

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

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

  • Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:59. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Penang to Kuala Lumpur. 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 68.00.

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 Kuala Lumpur
Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air

Buses

Taking a bus from Penang to Kuala Lumpur 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 Penang to Kuala Lumpur Sentral

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

  • 91% decided to go for a bus.
  • 7% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 2% users took a plane.