A bus journey from Penang to Hatyai is covered within 3-4 hours, depending on traffic conditions. The distance between the two cities is 214 kms, which serviced by 13 buses on a regular basis. There are around 2 bus operators providing services in this route. Besides, the coach operators usually takes care of passenger’s safety and comfort at all times. Hat Yai being a beautiful town in Thailand, attracts a good number of visitors from Penang.
KKKL Travels and New Asian Travel are the coach operators providing bus services from Penang to Hatyai. The two types of buses include Seater and Executive, which offers clean interiors with comfortable seating arrangements.
Generally, the buses pass through several pick up points in Penang. Some of them are Butterworth, Chai Leng Park, Penang Komtar and Sg Nibong. Penang to Hatyai is a non-stop/direct journey where passengers get down at the last drop location called Hatyai bus terminal.
Details on Bus Schedules
The first bus leaves from Penang Komtar at around 5:00 am in the morning and reaches Hatyai at 9:00 am. While, the last bus departs at 4:30 pm and reaches Hatyai at 8:00 pm. The buses plying in this route are known for their on-time services.
Attractions in Hatyai
There are a lot of things to explore in Hat Yai. Some of the places of interests are as follows:
- Floating market
- Wat Hat Yai Nai
- Clock Tower
- Kim Yong Market
- Hat Yai Cable Car
If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Hatyai to Penang Bus Tickets.