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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
1 hour 52 mins

Ipoh to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
157 km

Ipoh to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Transnasional 02:00 23:30 8 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
Plusliner Nice 12:35 23:00 1 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
GJG Express 00:00 23:30 11 hrs 52 mins VIEW PRICE
Kesatuan Express 00:35 23:30 12 hrs 1 mins VIEW PRICE

Ipoh to Penang Bus

Ipoh and Penang are two beautiful locations in Malaysia. With more than 25 daily trips on this route, you can easily find an Ipoh to Penang bus anytime. The buses depart from the Ipoh Amanjaya bus terminal and arrive at different destinations in Penang. The majority of buses arrive at the Penang Sentral bus terminal.

The best about a Penang trip is that you can enjoy scenic views on the way. The optimum road condition between Ipoh and Penang also aids in faster transportation. All the Penang buses are equipped with several amenities to make your road trip comfortable. You can choose between Executive (2+1) and Double Decker buses on this Malay route.

About Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital of Perak. Before 1880, Ipoh was only a village in Malaysia. After 1880, the city gained popularity when tin deposits were discovered. Declared as a city in 1988, Ipoh boasts a rich history and culture. One can still witness the British-era architectural elements by taking a walk across Ipoh. 

The major tourist attractions here are heritage buildings, recreational parks, cave temples, restaurants that offer delicious local and Malaysian delicacies. Ipoh is known as the Gateway to Cameron Highlands, one of Malaysia's most popular tourist destinations. The city is also known for being a major transportation hub in Malaysia.

About Penang

Penang is the northwest state of Malaysia, located on the coast. It is often referred to as The Island of Pearl or the Pearl of the Orient. The place has various heritage buildings from the British colonial era. Most of the architecture here is influenced by the British, Indians, and Chinese.

It also has some dramatic landscapes and beautiful beaches where you can enjoy nature. Street art is also one of the major tourist attractions where people take pictures against some realistic art on the walls.

Apart from tourism and history, the state is also known for its educational standards. Penang has a staggering youth literacy rate of more than 95%. Apart from tourism purposes, many people visit the state for occupational and business reasons. The manufacturing, services, and tourism industry of Penang generate many jobs.

Are you looking for affordable bus tickets from Ipoh to Penang?

You can book affordable bus tickets online from Ipoh to Penang using the redBus website/mobile app.

Why Choose redBus for your Journey?

redBus is the best platform for booking Ipoh to Penang bus tickets online. You will find it easy-to-use and can enjoy various discounts on your bookings. Travellers choose redBus as it provides cancellation/reschedule facilities, e-tickets, ratings/reviews, 24x7 customer care, bus pass, and more.

Weather in Penang

The average temperature in Penang throughout the year is around 30-32 degrees. The hottest month is February, and the coldest is September. October gets the maximum rainfall here. January is the driest and the sunniest month of the year.

Places to stay in Penang

Penang has several stay options ranging from beach resorts to homestays, hotels, boutique hotels, service apartments, etc.

Best Food in Penang

Penang is known for its food. George Town, the state capital, is also called the Food Capital of Malaysia. There are many famous cafes and restaurants in Penang that you must visit. You must also try the street food when you visit the state.

Some of the popular food in Penang are-

  • Penang Char Koay Teow
  • Asam Laksa
  • Tau Sar Piah
  • Kueh Pie Tee and Popiah
  • Oyster Omelette
  • Hokkien Prawn Mee

Things to do in Penang

  • Penang bus tour
  • Penang Hill hiking
  • Visit Teddyville Museum
  • Get tricked at the Penang 3D Trick Art Museum
  • Water sports at Batu Ferringhi Beach
  • Enjoy at the Interactive Museum
  • Visit the Penang Floating Mosque
  • Explore Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest
  • Shop at Batu Ferringhi Night Market

Places to visit in Penang

  • Penang House of Music: This place includes interactive displays and exhibitions to depict music history. It is a heaven for music buffs as they could see instruments/clips from the 1940s.
  • Glass Museum: All the artefacts inside this museum are of glass. One should book an e-ticket to visit Glass Museum to avoid last-minute hassles.
  • Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple: Every year, many tourists from Hongkong, Singapore, the Philippines, and other countries visit this temple. The Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple is also the most significant temple for Buddhists.
  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion: Many people visit this government gazetted mansion in the George Town region of Penang. Built in the late-nineteenth century, this building is also referred to as the Blue Mansion.
  • Dhammikarama Burmese Temple: Located in the Geroge Town region of Penang, this temple is the oldest in Malaysia for Burmese people. This temple is also the centre for many festivals and cultural events in Penang.
  • Penang State Museum and Art Gallery: The Penang State Museum and Art Gallery is heaven for history buffs. Established in 1962, this museum has a vast collection of ancient relics, photos, charts, daggers, etc.
  • Penang Wonderfood Museum: This museum consists of oversized replicas of many traditional recipes and cuisines. You can know more about Malay food history by visiting the Penang Wonderfood Museum.
  • Penang Bridge: Constructed in 1985, the Penang Bridge is a historic bridge to enjoy scenic views.
  • 360 Rooftop Bar and Revolving Restaurant: The best food in Penang is available at the 360 Rooftop Bar and Revolving Restaurant. You also get to enjoy scenic views of colonial Penang from this restaurant.
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi: You will be amazed by the ornamented architecture and lineages at this ancient clan house in Penang.

Travel Options in Penang

There are several options for getting around Penang. First, you have got city buses that take you to all the major attractions in the city. There are monorail, taxis, and rental cars as well. Motorbike rentals are another option suitable for couples and solo travellers to get around. Trishaws are also widely seen in and around the place.

Best time to visit Penang

The Chinese New Year celebrations in February at Penang attract many visitors from all parts of the nation. National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations in Penang also attract many visitors in August and September. Other festivals in the state that attract tourists are Thaipusam, King’s Birthday, Deepavali, Christmas, and Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday. The Chingay Parade in February also attracts many tourists to Penang. It is an annual street parade that celebrates the Chinese gods/goddesses.

Bus fare from Ipoh to Penang

The online bus tickets on the Ipoh to Penang route starts from MYR 14. The highest price is MYR 25. The bus fare changes from one bus to another, depending upon various factors.

Popular Bus Companies from Ipoh to Penang

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

Boarding And Drop-off Points

Boarding Points in Ipoh 

  • Ipoh AmanjayaIpoh Amanjaya Bus Terminal
  • Kaunter H-3, Terminal Bas Amanjaya, 30200 Ipoh Perak. (017-4379909 / 05-5285889/019-2927776)
  • Terminal Amanjaya, Ipoh

Drop-off Points in Penang

  • 6, Jalan Pantai, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.
  • Butterworth
  • Penang Sentral
  • Penang Sentral (Butterworth)
  • Sungai Nibong
  • Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Which is the best offer for Ipoh to Penang bus tickets on the redBus platform?

A: The offer of upto 20% off on Ipoh to Penang bus tickets is, indeed, the best offer on the redBus platform as customers can save a lot on their totale bus ticket price.

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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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