Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth

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Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth

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Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth Bus

The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, is known for its glitz and the infamous Petronas Twin Towers. The Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and Sultan Abdul Samad Building remind the people of the prosperous Colonial Era. Butterworth is located in the mainland of Penang and is the largest city of Seberang, Perai. It was named after the Governor of Straits Settlements, William John Butterworth, in the 19th Century.

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Butterworth is 351 km that can be covered in a minimum of 4 hours.

If you are looking for a cheap ride, then opt for a bus. The popular bus operators that ply buses to and fro from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth are Aerobus, Airport Coach, Arwana Express, and many more.

Bus rides are often considered tiring, but that’s not the case with buses in Kuala Lumpur. Bus operators here ensure that the bus journey is comfortable, pleasing, and safe. From bus interiors to maintenance of the bus, everything is on point, and drivers are thoroughly professional and helpful.

Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth Bus Details

The transportation system in Malaysia is extensively developed with more than 80 bus operators providing well-maintained and elite buses for a passenger’s daily commute. The buses on this route are from tour operators like Etika Express, KKKL Express, GJG Express, Transnasional, Plusliner, Intercity Coach, etc.

Passengers can book online tickets for economy class, business economy class, seater, VIP, or SVIP. It is advisable to book in advance to ensure a smooth journey at your preferred time.

The first bus leaves the pick-up destination, which is Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), at 12:30 am and reaches the drop-off destination, Sungai Nibong, around 4:30 am. There is a bus leaving for Butterworth every hour and the fare for a bus ticket is relatively economical starting at MYR 29 and going to MYR 45. This variation in bus fare depends on the bus operator and type of seat booked.

The coaches are punctual with minimum rest stops and accurate pick-up points. Passenger comfort is essential for them, and hence, these buses offer additional legroom. Coaches are fully air-conditioned and loaded with amenities.

Bus travel has become even more economical with lucrative offers available during online booking. Apart from the refund policy, travelers have the option open for flexible cancellation and rescheduling services. Commuters can board the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) Counter A, B or C, Hentian Dutta or Terminal KTM Old Railway Station.

Things to do in Butterworth

  • Visit Restaurant Pen Mutiara and be amazed by the splendid view of the city
  • A ferry to any island offers a breathtaking and relaxing experience that should not be missed
  • Pay your respects at the Tow Boo Kong Temple which looks magnificent at night
  • Explore the Colonial Era at Fort Cornwallis
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion, a glimpse of an elite class of the 19th century

Visit www.redbus.my or download the official app of redBus to avail exclusive discounts and offers.

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

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Easy online bus booking methods and secure payment options on redBus.my enable travellers to book Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth 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 www.redbus.my . 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 Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth?
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 www.redbus.my 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).