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Bus From Ipoh to Penang

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Ipoh to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
KPB Ekspress 11:15 20:45 2 hrs 55 mins VIEW PRICE

Ipoh to Penang Bus

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: 

  • Butterworth
  • George Town
  • Batu Ferringhi
  • Penang Hill
  • Fort Cornwallis
  • Kek Lok Si

redBus Safety+

redBus is introducing Safety+, a special feature that reinforces the implementation of critical Covid-19 measures across all activities involving bus travel. It also acts as an indicator for bus operators to showcase their adherence to these measures for everyone’s safety and well-being.

These measures primarily involve thorough disinfection of buses after every trip, staff wearing masks and gloves at all times, regular temperature checks of all passengers and staff, and availability of hand sanitizers inside buses.

You can identify if a bus follows these Covid-19 measures by checking the Safety+ shield icon while booking. You may also check for the Safety+ sign while boarding the bus.

To help redBus and its staff enforce these measures and ensure safe travel, users are expected to wear proper face masks, use hand sanitizers or soap and water to wash their hands regularly, and avoid touching their faces. Individuals who are unwell or have associated symptoms are advised to postpone their travel.

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    • Ipoh Amanjaya
    • Terminal Amanjaya, Ipoh


    • 6, Jalan Pantai, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.
    • Penang Sentral
    • Sungai Nibong


    Easy online bus booking methods and secure payment options on enable travellers to book Ipoh to Penang bus tickets. Avail great redBus offers on bus reservation. Simply book tickets online and travel in comfort.


    Q-1 ) How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?

    A: 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.

    Q-2 ) How do I book a bus from Ipoh to Penang?

    A: 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.

    Q-3 ) Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    A: 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.

    Q-4 ) Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    A: 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.

    Q-5 ) How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    A: 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).

    Q-6 ) How many operators run buses on this route before 12 P.M.?

    A: There are different kinds of buses that ply between Ipoh and Penang. The list of all the operators on this route is available on the user-friendly app and on our website. You can filter for the number of buses that run before 12 P.M. using the “Departure Time” checkboxes for your suitable timings. Some of the buses leave as early as 12:25 A.M. to Penang. Please note that the bus timings are subject to change from time to time and you can get the latest information from our website or mobile app.

    Q-7 ) What is the travel time taken by bus from Ipoh to Penang?

    A: There are over 25 buses between the two locations that leave at different times of the day. These buses typically take about 2 hours to travel from Ipoh to Penang to cover a distance of about 160 kilometers.

    Q-8 ) What are the types of buses that are available between Ipoh and Penang?

    A: Different types of buses are run by different operators between these two locations. The popular categories for this short journey are SVIP, Economy class, and Double-decker buses.

    Q-9 ) What are the major terminals for my Penang drop-off point that are available for booking?

    A: Depending upon the operators, Penang has several drop-off points for your convenience. Pick a drop point that is close to the location that you wish to visit. The major drop-off points are Penang Sentral Bus Terminal, Simpang Ampat, Bukit Mertajam, and Sungai Nibong.

    Q-10 ) What are the amenities provided on the Ipoh to Penang bus?

    A: There are different kinds of buses that run on this route through different times of the day. All of the buses that operate with us provide comfortable travel as well as safe and experienced drivers. Some of the standard amenities on the bus include Wi-Fi, comfortable seating, more legroom, central TV, and USB ports for charging points.

    Q-11 ) Are there any buses that reach Penang late at night?

    A: There are many buses that run on this route throughout the day. You can list the buses according to your convenience by using the filter for “Departure Time” on the left side of the page. Just select the buses that depart after 6:00 P.M. to have a list of buses that reach late at night.

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