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Bus From Ipoh to Penang

Ipoh to Penang Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
1 hour 52 mins
MYR 12.00

Ipoh to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
157 km

Ipoh to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Konsortium (Malaysia) 12:00 13:00 2 hrs 4 mins VIEW PRICE
Cepat Express 02:00 17:00 2 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Jasmine Express 12:45 17:30 2 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Prisma Express 18:00 18:00 2 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Unititi Express 08:00 18:00 2 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

Ipoh to Penang Bus

Ipoh to Penang is a popular route among tourists and locals planning a quick getaway. The best way to travel is by bus. You can travel luxuriously and affordably if you book an Ipoh to Penang bus. If you are on holiday, this is also a quick way of getting from Ipoh to your destination in Penang. You can easily book a bus through redBus.

About Ipoh

Ipoh is located in the northeastern part of Malaysia. It is famous for its food and fresh produce. The city is also a gateway to the tourist destination of the Cameron Highlands. People often visit Ipoh on vacation, which is also connected to various parts of the country. You can easily book a bus from Ipoh to other locations. If you want to travel from Penang, you can book an Ipoh to Penang Sentral bus ticket and plan your vacation.

About Penang

Located in the northwest of Malaysia, the state of Penang stretches along the coast. It is a popular tourist destination with mostly pleasant weather. People come from all over to explore the beautiful capital, George Town, with its colonial buildings, splendid architecture, and old shophouses. Penang is also known for its sandy beaches. To explore the state, you can easily book a Penang bus ticket from any nearby location, such as Ipoh, and enjoy a road trip.

Things to Do in Penang

Once you book your Penang bus ticket, you can plan your itinerary. There are many things to do in Penang, and your trip will be quite wonderful.

  • Hike up the Penang Hill
  • Enjoy a safari in the Penang National Park.
  • Go on a food tour of Penang and taste local delicacies
  • Drive across the Penang Bridge and see the stunning views

Penang is known for its wide variety of foods. Some of the dishes that you must try are:

  • Apom
  • Curry Mee
  • Hokkien Mee
  • Chee Cheong Fun
  • Loh Bak
  • Nasi Lemak
  • Mee Goreng
  • Teochew Cendol

A trip to Penang is incomplete without sightseeing, and listed below are some places to add to your itinerary.

  • Kek Lok Si: Kek Lok Si is a Buddhist Temple located a short distance from Penang and it is surrounded by lush and serene gardens.
  • Penang Butterfly Park: Penang Butterfly Park is home to many species of butterflies and insects and is a site for research and education.
  • Batu Ferringhi Beach: If you enjoy water sports and adventure, Batu Ferringhi Beach is a wonderful place to visit as you can enjoy banana boat rides, parasailing, jet skiing, and deep sea fishing here.
  • St. George's Anglican Church: This is the oldest church in Southeast Asia, and it is known for its distinct architectural design which combines Georgian, Neoclassical, and English Palladian styles.

Best Time to Visit Penang

The best time to visit Penang is from November to January. The weather is pleasant and it is the perfect time for road trips. You can easily book a bus ticket and enjoy a trip to different parts of the state. You can also visit Penang during the festivities. If you visit during the following festivals, you will be able to enjoy the celebrations with the locals.

  • New Year (January 1st)
  • Thaipusam (early February)
  • George Town Festival (July)
  • Hungry Ghost Festival (late August)
  • Penang Bon Odori Festival (end of July)
  • Nine Emperor Gods Festival (mid-October)
  • Deepavali (mid-October or mid-November)
  • Penang International Dragon Boat Festival (late November)
  • Christmas (December 25th)

Bus Service Between Ipoh and Penang

When travelling from Ipoh to Penang, you can easily book a bus and enjoy the road trip. If you check the Ipoh to Penang bus schedule, you will find that more than 20 buses are available daily. You can choose from different types of buses on the Ipoh to Penang route. There are Executive (2+1) buses, Economy (2+2) buses, and Double decker (2+1) buses. Bus tickets from Ipoh to Penang cost approximately MYR 20. Buses take about 2 hours and 36 minutes to reach Penang. You can also get a bus from Penang to Ipoh.

Boarding and Drop off Points

Boarding Points:

  • Ipoh Amanjaya
  • Kaunter H-3, Terminal Bas Amanjaya

Drop-Off Points:

  • Penang Sentral
  • Butterworth
  • Sungai Nibong

Popular Bus Company from Ipoh to Penang

Some of the popular bus companies from Ipoh to Penang are -

How to book Ipoh to Penang bus tickets online on redBus?

To book Ipoh to Penang bus tickets online on redBus, follow the steps mentioned below -

  • Scroll up to the top of this page.
  • Click on ‘Modify’ to change the date. You can also use this option to change the route. After selecting the date, click on ‘Search’.
  • You will see the list of buses from Ipoh to Penang for your chosen date. Compare and choose a bus.
  • Next, select seats, boarding and drop-off points.
  • Enter passenger details and proceed to pay.
  • Make the payment to confirm the booking. You will receive your bus ticket online via email and SMS.


What is redBus bus pass?

A: By using redBus bus pass, one can save upto 25% on commuting. The bus pass is applicable on buses from selected routes and operators. To avail the pass, one can choose the route, bus operator, select number of trips and pay the one time discounted fare. This pass can be easily redeemed on the date of journey.

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.

Can I get any discount on Ipoh to Penang bus tickets?

A: Yes. Passengers can avail upto 20% discount on Ipoh to Penang bus tickets while booking bus tickets on redBus, Malaysia.

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.

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.

How will I receive my bus ticket if I booked a bus ticket via redBus?

A: You will receive an E-ticket on your mail and an M-ticket via SMS. These tickets will act as an original ticket and can be shown to the bus staff. However, in case of any terminal as a boarding point, you will need to take a print out of your E-ticket.

  • Konsortium (Malaysia)
  • Cepat Express
  • Jasmine Express
  • Prisma Express
  • Unititi Express
  • Kesatuan Express
  • Intertop Express


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.

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Return Bus Tickets Online

There are over 10 Ipoh to Penang buses available on redBus. When you look for Ipoh to Penang bus online on the platform, you have the option to book return tickets from Penang to Ipoh by adding a return date. You can also add a return journey during the booking process by clicking on the 'Add a return ticket' option from the top right-hand corner. Alternatively, you can also choose a separate bus from Penang to Ipoh. There are various buses available on the Ipoh-Penang route. You can select the buses that offer you the utmost comfort at an affordable price.

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