|Bus Operator||First Bus||Last Bus||Duration|
|Konsortium (Malaysia)||23:00||23:00||9 hrs 9 mins||VIEW PRICE|
|City Express||22:00||22:00||8 hrs 30 mins||VIEW PRICE|
|Mayang Sari Express||00:25||00:25||7 hrs 30 mins||VIEW PRICE|
|StarMart Express||09:30||21:30||9 hrs 9 mins||VIEW PRICE|
|Kkkl express||21:30||23:15||7 hrs 15 mins||VIEW PRICE|
The stunning state of Penang has two parts - Penang Island and Seberang Perai peninsula. The Island is connected to the rest of the state by the two longest road bridges in the country, one being the longest oversea bridge in Southeast Asia. A considerable area of the natural environment is safeguarded despite rapid urbanization. The capital of Johor state – Johor Bahru is the fastest growing city in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur. You are sure to find at least one plant of the world’s top electronics manufacturers here.
The industrial town of Johor Bahru is 700 km away from the island of Penang. It takes anywhere between 7-9 hours to cover this distance via bus. Bus services between the cities remain the primary choice of travel among people thanks to the advantage of arriving at the city center of Johor Bahru at a cheaper price when compared to flight tickets. The airport is 30 minutes away from the city center.
The bus companies provide a range of options to travel between Penang and Johor Bahru. Seater and standard coaches start from as low as MYR 50 for budget travelers. For more comfort and luxury, one can choose from executive or SVIP options for a maximum of MYR 75.
Penang to Johor Bahru Bus Details
Overnight buses would take around 10-11 hours to complete the journey of around 700kms, with less traffic. Whereas, taking a bus during the day can make the journey as long as 12 hours, due to the traffic conditions.
Every bus operator provides at least one rest stop on the way. If required they are cooperative in making an additional stop. The stops last anywhere between 15-20 minutes. Road transport between Penang and Johor Bahru is one of the most in-demand routes in Malaysia. This gives an opportunity for bus companies to prosper. There are ten companies in total that provide bus services between the two cities. Popular ones being StarMart Express, Billion Star, Seasons Express, etc.
To make your travel towards the industrial city of Johor Bahru easy, the buses from Penang depart as early as 12:15 am. The main boarding points for these buses are Penang Sentral, while few choose Sungai Nibong. The coaches range from seater to standard for budget travelers and executive or SVIP for luxury travelers.
Don’t rush to get to Johor Bahru as the last bus from Penang leaves as late as 23:45 hours. With flexible options, you can comfortably get to Johor in an executive coach or SVIP. If on a budget, consider one of the seater or standard coaches. Penang Sentral is the major boarding point, with the exception of a few operators who prefer Sungai Nibong.
Things to do In Johor Bahru
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