How to get in to Penang

By Air

Penang offers extensive air travel network with major capitals of the region such as Bangkok, Phuket, Singapore, Medan, Banda Acheh, Hong Kong, Macau, Xiamen and Taipei. The Penang International Airport is located at about 16km from the UNESCO World Heritage City Georgetown, visitors to Penang can either hire a taxi that runs on coupon system or hire a limousine that may cost slightly higher. Alternately, the Rapid Penang bus no. 401E stops at the airport and Weld Quay jetty where visitors can easily make a transfer to other destinations.

By Road

For visitors who prefer self drive, the scenic ocean view via the Penang Bridge will sure to fascinate you.

By Sea

Getting into Penang by sea is possible as Penang jetty is connected by regular ferry services from Butterworth. The ferry not only able to carry passengers but also vehicles.

By Rail

Hop on to Malayan Railway train and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the railway from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth. Choose from first or second class air-conditioned coaches as well as sleeping berths that are all available at affordable rate. Malayan Railway also provides train service to Alor Setar, Padang Besar, Hatyai and Bangkok from Butterworth station.

Related Transportation Links:
Private Transfer
Suitable for group tour and customized travel itinerary with personalized service.
Car Rental Service
Easy and convenient way to get in and get around in Penang.
KTMB
National train service that connect travelers from Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore.
Recommended Area to Stay in Penang:
Batu Ferringhi
Line up of beach front resorts from budget to luxury along Batu Ferringhi Beach.
Georgetown
For those looking for boutique style hotels and countless of cosy backpacker hostels.
Gurney Drive
A series of luxury hotels with fantastic sea view. Eateries and night entertainments are within walking distance.
Bayan Lepas / Airport
For business travelers.

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on Feb 06, 2014