A bus takes around 5-6 hours to cover a distance of 340 kms. There are around 11 buses operating between the two cities. Kulim First Travel and New Asian Travel are the two coach operators providing bus services in this route. Passengers can choose from a range of different buses and travel in ease. You can book bus tickets from Penang to Genting Highlands can be booked at a minimum expense of MYR 53.
Generally, the ones seeking for a peaceful and cool climate prefer to escape to Genting Highlands. Penang on the other hand being a fantastic destination for tourists holds a bustling scenario at all times. Hence, Genting Highlands being closer to Penang it is a convenient choice to take a break from the city shores and explore the natural vistas. The easiest and economical way to reach this travel destination is by taking a bus.
Bus Services from Penang to Genting Highlands
The first bus leaves from Penang Komtar at 8:00 am and the last bus departs from Jawi Toll at around 10:30 pm. The several types of buses operating at different hours of the day are SVIP, VIP, Seater, etc.
Some of the major pick up points in Penang are Juru Toll, Chai Leng Park, Sungai Nibong, Penang Komtar and many more. Whereas, the major drop points in Genting Highlands are Awana Skyway Terminal and First World Hotel.
Things to do in Genting Highlands
Most of the commuters coming from Penang essentially wants to experience the popular attractions in Genting Highlands. The city comprises of the largest indoor and outdoor theme park, shopping centres and a large casino. Apart from these, there are a few more things to do here:
- Flying Fox
- Skyway Cable Car
- Snow World
- Asian Cultural Village
- First World Plaza