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Bus From Johor bahru to Penang

Johor bahru to Penang Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus Ticket
7 hours 0 mins
Johor bahru
MYR 65

Johor bahru to Penang Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
688 km

Johor bahru to Penang Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Seasons Express 00:34 23:59 9 hrs 6 mins VIEW PRICE
LXC Travel 09:00 20:30 9 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE


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.

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.

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.

How can I get cheap bus tickets for Johor bahru to Penang buses?

A: redBus offers a ‘bus pass’ facility for Johor bahru to Penang buses on selected buses. If you are traveling with one of these operators and you travel on this route quite often, you can grab an amazing discount on your bus trip by opting in for the bus pass.

Can I get any discount on Johor bahru to Penang bus tickets?

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

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).

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 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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Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check locally for any last-minute changes.

  • Sin Yong
  • KKKL Express
  • Seasons Express
  • LXC Travel
  • Kejora Masyhur Sdn.Bhd (Kejora Express)


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    Johor bahru

    • Ayer Hitam
    • JB Larkin Bus Terminal
    • Jb Larkin Bus Terminal
    • JB Merlin Tower
    • KFC Petronas Jalan Skudai, Address:BSS KM13, Jalan Skudai PTD135891, Batu 8 Lebuhraya Skudai, Mukim 81300, Johor Bahru. (call 6074342399 / 6074338199 for enquiry)
    • Labis
    • Larkin Bus Terminal
    • Larkin Bus Terminal, BT 5, Jalan Garuda, Larkin Jaya, 80350 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
    • Terminal Taman Universiti
    • Tun Aminah Terminal


    • Butterworth
    • Jawi
    • Jawi toll
    • Juru Bus Terminal, Kedah
    • Nibong Tebal
    • Penang Sentral
    • Penang Sentral (Butterworth)
    • Penang Sentral Bus Terminal, (Butterworth) Jalan Bagan Dalam, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    • Sungai Nibong
    • Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
    • Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal, Jalan Sungai Dua, Kampung Dua Bukit, 11900 Gelugor, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia


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