Bus From Genting highlands to Penang

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Bus from Genting highlands to Penang

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Genting highlands to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Kulim First Travel 13:15 16:15 5 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

Genting highlands to Penang Bus

Genting Highlands is a hill station located in Malaysia and is just 45 minutes away from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. It is known for its cool and chill vibe set among the 100 million-year-old rainforests and hilly mountains. On the other hand, Penang, known as Malaysia’s unofficial food capital, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008 thanks to the naturally scenic environment it offers. Being surrounded by water all around, it is a popular tourist attraction and provides the perfect relaxing holiday to a seeker.

There are several buses that travel from Genting Highlands to Penang. The distance from Genting Highlands to Penang is around 350 km when you travel by road. The number of buses plying on this route on a daily basis is as high as 10 and are all run by three major operators.

The duration of the journey is around 5 hours and 30 minutes which includes the breaks and pit stops in between the journey. The buses offer top-notch services and ensure that the journey is safe and comfortable. Travelers prefer to travel via bus to reach Penang as it is a cheap and convenient option.

Genting Highlands to Penang Bus Details

The route is majorly served by three prominent bus operators namely Kulim First Travel, New Asian travel, and GJG Express respectively. These operators provide buses of various kinds that run directly from Genting to Penang. The buses are well-maintained and driven by well-trained drivers.

The first bus is usually around 10 AM and the last bus of the day is around 4 PM but there are buses at regular intervals too. They take around 5 to 6 hours to reach their destination owing to traffic and weather conditions.

Commuters have a wide range of boarding points as an option such as Awana Bus Terminal, Awana Skyway Terminal, Genting Highlands, and First World Hotel. Similarly, the drop-off locations are also variable, including Petron Station, Tambun Toll, Jawi Toll Plaza, Chai Leng Park, etc. These pick-up and drop-off locations are the popular ones among travelers that are chosen on a regular basis.

The price range varies from MYR 35-40 and allows commuters to choose from different options suiting their needs. As the travel time is relatively less, short refreshment and snack breaks are given at common stops. The buses are well-equipped with cushioned seats, recliners, and lots of legroom. They also feature other amenities such as AC, heaters, and USB plugs.

Things to do in Penang

Penang will keep its tourists busy with a wide range of adventure and activities to engage in. There are a number of things to offer for different tastes and demands. Few of the activities or places to visit in Penang are:

  • Batu Ferringhi is a must-visit place for the adventure experience owing to the various recreational sports and activities it offers such as kayaking, banana boat ride, etc.
  • Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest lies 500 meters above sea level and spoils a nature lover by providing various camping sites and endless scenic views.
  • Escape Theme Park, Penang serves as a cool alternative to the beach vibes of Penang. An outdoor theme park is a favorite among adventure seekers.
  • Han Jiang Ancestral Temple is the only Teochew style temple in Georgetown and offers a religious vibe that is cherished by travelers.
  • Bukit Panchor Forest Park is a recreation park with all-natural vibes that provides plenty to see such as the unique mangrove life forms, bat caves, and wetland boardwalk.

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Genting highlands

  • Awana Skyway Terminal
  • First World Hotel
  • Awana bus terminal


  • Sungai Nibong
  • Penang komtar
  • Penang Sentral
  • Jawi Toll, Penang. (Emergency Contact Number: 011-26511176 / 019-4503090)
  • Bukit tambun
  • Bukit Jambul
  • Bukit Dumbar
  • Relau
  • Prangin Mall
  • Jelutong
  • Juru R&R, Butterworth
  • Jawi Toll
  • Bukit Tambun Toll
  • Chai Leng Park - Caltex


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