Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang

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Singapore to Penang Schedule

Singapore to Penang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Scoot Economy #TR42609:00 - 10:25$ 92.96
Singapore Airlines Economy #SQ13410:00 - 11:25$ 351.18
Scoot Economy #TR42413:20 - 14:40$ 215.02
AirAsia Economy #AK71214:10 - 15:15$ 119.59
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH62016:35 - 17:45$ 184.92
Scoot Economy #TR42818:55 - 20:15$ 93.86
KKKL Express SG Express 21:30 - 15:29$ 43.64
StarMart SG Express 27 22:00 - 10:30$ 32.46

Transportation from Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang Destination Reviews

Everything was okay. Only I ve missed something to drink. Star Mart doesn't offer anything.
This review was autotranslated
Bus VIP 24, StarMart Express SG, Mar 29, 2019
We didn't get any information from the driver. The bus stopped and we didn't know what to do. He took us to another stop. The construction was almost always, so the arrival was 2 hours longer.
Bus VIP 24, Sri Maju Group SG, Dec 28, 2019
12 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 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 USD 132.08. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+train as a bus+train ticket costs as low as USD 20.00.

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 21 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 KTM, Sri Maju Group: travelling by bus+train expect to pay as low as USD 20.00 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 USD 132.08.

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

  • Bus+Train price: USD 20.00. From Singapore to Penang starting from 23:30 Berjaya Times Square until 23:30 Berjaya Times Square
  • Bus tickets - USD 32.00 to USD 53.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 101.00 to USD 132.00;

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 22 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 10:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:15. There are 11 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 101.00.

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 Singapore to Penang
AirAsia, 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:

  • 83% users took a plane.
  • 17% decided to go for a bus.
  • 1% Other