Bus From Johor bahru to Penang

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  • Konsortium (Malaysia)
  • Eltabina Jaya
  • City Express
  • Mayang Sari Express
  • StarMart Express
  • Prisma Express
  • Kkkl express

Bus from Johor bahru to Penang

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Johor bahru to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Konsortium (Malaysia) 21:30 21:30 9 hrs 12 mins VIEW PRICE
Eltabina Jaya 21:15 21:15 8 hrs 15 mins VIEW PRICE
City Express 09:00 22:00 11 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
Mayang Sari Express 21:30 21:30 7 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
StarMart Express 21:30 22:46 10 hrs 22 mins VIEW PRICE

Johor bahru to Penang Bus

Johor Bahru was formerly known as Tanjung Puteri and is the capital city of the state of Johor. Johor Bahru has a long-standing history and houses the palace of the Sultan of Johor. There’s a great mix of foreign influences visible in the city’s architecture, temples, mosques, and traditional setups.

Penang is a state in Malaysia known for its beautiful architecture. The city has a mainland and an island area known as Seberang Perai and Penang island. It falls on the northwest coast of Malaysia and enjoys a tropical climate throughout the year.


The distance between Johor Bahru and Penang is about 692kms. Being at two ends of the Malay peninsula, it takes time to cover the entire distance by road. It takes about 7 hours 50 minutes to travel this distance. There are various types of buses that operate on this route from sleeper to seaters on which you can find a comfortable seat.

Johor Bahru to Penang Bus Details

There are plenty of comfortable coaches and bus operators on this route. There are 58 buses that ply from Johor Bahru to Penang every day. You can choose from a plethora of pick-up and drop-off points across the city for the most comfortable journey at a very economical price.


Buses make this trip from Johor Bahru to Penang in 7 hours 50 minutes. The distance covered is 692kms and it is therefore imperative that you choose a comfortable bus to embark on this journey. The most popular pick-up point in Johor Bahru is the JB Larkin Bus Terminal. You can also get in at Tun Aminah Terminal or Terminal Taman Universiti. Drop-off points in Penang include Penang Sentral, Sungai Nibong, Nibong Tebal, and Pulau Pinang as well. Passengers can log on to the official website of redBus, Malaysia, to stay up-to-date on their travel plans. The website offers information ranging from duration of the trip, updated fares, pick-up and drop-off points, and much more.


Some of the top bus operators that have buses running from Johor Bahru to Penang are Konsortium Malaysia, Eltabina Jaya, City Express, Mayang Sari Express, StarMart Express, Sin Yong, Kejora Express and UBT Liner Express. You can log on to www.redbus.my to get every detail of every bus that runs on this route. From the duration of travel to the amenities provided on the bus, the user-friendly website makes booking bus tickets as easy as spelling out your own name.


The first bus that leaves Johor Bahru to Penang is operated by City Express and leaves the city at 9:00 am. The last bus that leaves Johor Bahru to Penang is at 9:30 pm. StarMart Express, Mayang Sari Express, and Konsortium Malaysia, all have buses that leave at this time.


Things to do in Penang


  • Visit the Penang Hill: Get some of the most beautiful and scenic views of the city from Penang Hill. Experience the tram service and also go on hiking tours.
  • Kek Lok Si: This beautiful Buddhist temple is a treat to the eyes and is housed on a hilltop. The intricate design and rich colors in the decor are what makes this a unique temple that you must visit.
  • Fort Cornwallis: This fortress dates back to the 18th century and has an amazing cafe to sit and explore the history of this place.
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi: Chinese temples are all over the city, but this temple is a clan temple with a museum that’s open to visitors. The architecture, unique design, and the stone carvings make this temple a beautiful addition to the tourists list in Penang.
  • Penang National Park: The beauty of this national park lies in the fact that it is an oceanfront national park. The views are mesmerizing and it is easy to lose track of time when you’re here.

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Johor bahru

  • JB Larkin Bus Terminal
  • Tun Aminah Terminal
  • Terminal Taman Universiti


  • Penang Sentral
  • PNG
  • Sungai Nibong
  • Nibong tebal
  • Jawi
  • Penang Sentral Bus Terminal
  • Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal, Penang


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