The bus journey takes around 2-3 hours to cover a distance of 157 kms from Ipoh to Penang. Passengers can choose from a range of 23 buses operating in this route. There are around 5 coach operators providing bus services between the two cities. Numerous travellers from Ipoh go to Penang just to enjoy its pristine beaches. This is a beautiful tourist place in Malaysia greeting a number of visitors with alluring vistas.
You can book bus tickets from Ipoh to Penang at a minimum expense of MYR 15.3 and experience the beauty of the place. Some of the major bus operators are Cepat Ekspres, Konsortium (Malaysia), Perak Transit, Transnasional and Unititi Express. These operators ensure safety and comfort of its passengers at all times.
The first bus leaves at 3:00 am from Terminal Amanjaya and the last bus departs from Amanjaya counter at 8:30 pm. All the buses maintain drop points like Butterworth and Sungai Nibong. The category of buses include Seater, Executive, VIP, etc. All the buses come with comfortable seating arrangements and clean interiors.
Places of Interests at Penang
Penang is renowned as an exotic holiday destination in Malaysia. It is not only known for its pristine beaches but also for other interesting things that could be experienced in Penang. Some of the popular places to see here are:
- George Town
- Batu Ferringhi
- Penang Hill
- Fort Cornwallis
- Kek Lok Si