From Butterworth to Perak by bus
Passenger reviews out of total 81 passengers who traveled with us on this route.
At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:
Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)
Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.
How to get from Penang to Lumut
When you want to get from Penang to Lumut, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:
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 Bus ticket.
The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MYR 56.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MYR 9.60.
How far is Penang from Lumut?
If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Penang to Lumut. Your trip will be a total of 112 miles (180 km). The flying distance is 83 miles (132 km).
How long does it take to get from Penang to Lumut?
The travel time from Penang to Lumut can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 4 hours.
How much does it cost to get from Penang to Lumut?
The cost of the trip from Penang to Lumut varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Perak Transit Ekspres: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as MYR 9.60 for your ticket.
However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as MYR 56.00.
Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Penang to Lumut:
- Bus tickets - MYR 10.00 to MYR 30.00;
- Train tickets - MYR 22.00 to MYR 56.00;
How many trips per day are there between Penang and Lumut?
Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.
- Buses start plying the route from 06:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:00. There are 75 available bus trips every day.
- Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 51 trains per day.
Which means of transport is the best for the route?
Taking a bus from Penang to Perak 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 Penang to Lumut
How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Penang to Lumut? 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:
- 790 users enjoyed a train ride.
- 210 decided to go for a bus.