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Bus From Genting Highlands to Penang

Genting Highlands to Penang Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
6 hrs 23 mins
Genting Highlands
RM 45.00

Genting Highlands to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
12:30 PM
Last Bus
04:45 PM
Bus Companies

Genting Highlands to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Poh Hai Travels & Transports Sdn Bhd 12:30 PM 04:45 PM 6 hrs 30 mins
707 Penang Express 12:30 PM 12:30 PM 6 hrs 30 mins

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.

Visit, your official guide to discovering and booking a comfortable and safe bus journey that best suits your individual needs and requirements. To know more about bus operators, routes, timings, fares, and much more, log on to the official website of redBus or download the app now.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check locally for any last-minute changes.

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    Poh Hai Travels & Transports Sdn Bhd
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    707 Penang Express

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How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?

You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Malaysia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I book a bus from Genting Highlands to Penang?

You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Malaysia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Malaysia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Malaysia Online Bank Transfer).

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