Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang

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Singapore to Penang Schedule

Singapore to Penang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Billion Stars Express Express 00:15 - 10:02SGD 163.89
Billion Stars Express Express 05:45 - 15:29SGD 163.89
Billion Stars Express Express 07:00 - 16:55SGD 163.89
Billion Stars Express VIP 08:15 - 18:02SGD 71.16
AirAsia Economy 11:20 - 22:45฿ 4,584
AirAsia Economy 13:50 - 20:50฿ 4,778
AirAsia Economy 14:50 - 20:15SGD 174.90
AirAsia Economy 16:35 - 21:20SGD 229.81
Billion Stars Express VIP 18:15 - 04:28SGD 77.09
Billion Stars Express VIP 20:45 - 06:34SGD 94.43
Billion Stars Express VIP 22:45 - 08:59SGD 100.33

Transportation from Singapore to Penang

Facts about the transport from Singapore to Penang

Cheapest Transport$22
Fastest Transport1h 10m
Earliest Departure8:00 AM
Latest Departure11:30 PM
Departures per day35
Distance713 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAirAsia, Billion Stars Express, Firefly, Jetstar Asia, KKKL Express SG, Malaysia Airlines, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, Sri Maju Group, StarMart SG, Super Nice Express

Singapore to Penang Destination Reviews

Sold as one bus to the mall and ended up being 3, changing throughout the night. So didn’t sleep
Bus VIP, Billion Stars Express, Apr 12, 2023
Driver all nigh with music , i cant sleep nothing in a nocturn bus.
Bus Express 27, StarMart SG, Sep 7, 2022
15 customer reviews

How to get from Singapore to Penang

When you want to get from Singapore to Penang, 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 USD 340.51. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 30.39.

How far is Singapore from Penang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Singapore to Penang. Your trip will be a total of 444 miles (713 km). The flying distance is 367 miles (589 km).

How long does it take to get from Singapore to Penang?

The travel time from Singapore to Penang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 18 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Singapore to Penang?

The cost of the trip from Singapore to Penang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is StarMart SG: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 30.39 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 USD 340.51.

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

  • Bus+Train price: USD 21.61. From Singapore to Penang starting from 23:30 Berjaya Times Square until 23:30 Berjaya Times Square
  • Bus tickets - USD 30.56 to USD 60.37;
  • Plane tickets - USD 58.88 to USD 340.62;

How many trips per day are there between Singapore and Penang?

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

  • Flights from Singapore to Penang depart during the day - there are approximately 18 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 09:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:16. There are 17 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Singapore 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 USD 58.88.

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 Singapore to Penang

AirAsia, Firefly, Jetstar Asia, Malaysia Airlines, Scoot, Singapore Airlines


Taking a bus from Singapore 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.

The most popular transport from Singapore to Penang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Singapore 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:

  • 74% decided to go for a bus.
  • 26% users took a plane.