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Bus From Penang to Johor bahru

Penang to Johor bahru Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
7 hours 1 min
Johor bahru
MYR 65

Penang to Johor bahru Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
689 km

Penang to Johor bahru Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Mayang Sari Express 23:10 23:45 9 hrs 6 mins VIEW PRICE
KKKL Express 20:15 23:00 9 hrs 6 mins VIEW PRICE
GJG Express 09:45 22:30 9 hrs 6 mins VIEW PRICE
KPB Ekspress 16:15 23:00 9 hrs 6 mins VIEW PRICE
Supernice Grassland 09:00 23:00 9 hrs 6 mins VIEW PRICE


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 do I book a bus from Penang to Johor bahru?

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 and book your seat within 5 minutes.

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 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).

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

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

Which is the best offer for Penang to Johor bahru bus tickets on the redBus platform?

A: The offer of upto 20% off on Penang to Johor bahru bus tickets is, indeed, the best offer on the redBus platform as customers can save a lot on their totale bus ticket price.

Penang to Johor bahru Bus

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

  • Pay a visit to the impressive Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, a magnificent mosaic created with 300,000 pieces of glass in a multitude of colors
  • Be impressed by the LEGOLAND Malaysia theme park
  • Visit the fascinating Old Chinese Temple which united five Chinese dialect groups
  • Splurge at Komtar JBCC shopping mall and have some fun at the Angry Birds Activity center
  • Marvel over the exhibits at the Chinese Heritage Museum

Visit 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.

  • Mayang Sari Express
  • KKKL Express
  • GJG Express
  • KPB Ekspress
  • Supernice Grassland
  • GJG Express


Easy online bus booking methods and secure payment options on enable travellers to book Penang to Johor bahru bus tickets. Avail great redBus offers on bus reservation. Simply book tickets online and travel in comfort.

A globally recognised bus booking portal, redBus offers the best prices in the market, thereby making your bus booking experience all the more satisfying. redBus provides updated prices and bus schedules of the top bus providers that operate in the region. Customers can complete their payment through the secure network and receive the confirmation of the same in a matter of seconds. Book a bus ticket online through redBus and travel from Penang to Johor bahru by clicking on the link provided below:

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    • 6, Jalan Pantai, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.
    • Chai Leng Park - Caltex
    • Komtar Penang. (Emergency Contact Number: 011-26511176 / 019-4503090) ***For Depature on Komtar, Free shuttle van going to Bus terminal. Van plate number PKA 1815 and driver contact: 0164098071.
    • Penang komtar
    • Penang Sentral
    • Sungai Nibong
    • Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal (call 010-4093001 for enquiry)

    Johor bahru

    • JB Larkin Bus Terminal
    • Johor bahru (skudai)
    • Larkin Bus Terminal
    • Larkin Bus Terminal, Johor Bahru (Emergency Contact Number: 011-26511176 / 019-4503090)
    • Terminal Bas Taman U, Taman Universiti, 81300 Skudai, Johor.


    Easy online bus booking methods and secure payment options on enable travellers to book Penang to Johor bahru bus tickets. Avail great redBus offers on bus reservation. Simply book tickets online and travel in comfort.

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    redBus offers amazing offers and discounts to its customers on online bus tickets booking. Customers can enjoy upto 20% off on their Penang to Johor bahru bus tickets. Select any of the buses available on Penang to Johor bahru bus route and make your journey extremely affordable by grabbing upto 20% off on bus tickets. 

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    Travel Safety during Covid-19

    Covid-19 Updates on Penang to Johor bahru Bus Route

    Travel Safe from Penang to Johor bahru during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • While traveling from Penang to Johor bahru during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Penang to Johor bahru route on this page.
    Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
    • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Penang to Johor bahru during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
    List of Useful Resources
    • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.
    Key Points to Remember for Interstate Travelers
    • There are different travel guidelines for different states in Malaysia with respect to the number of Coronavirus cases. While traveling from Penang to Johor bahru by bus, passengers should remember some of the key points on MCO, bus schedule, closing of borders etc.
    Interstate Travel during MCO
    • The Government of Malaysia has been issuing new guidelines with respect to MCO and CMCO in place. The passengers have to make sure that they follow all the travel guidelines applicable to Johor bahru while traveling from Penang to Johor bahru.
    Updates on Cross-border travel during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • Malaysia is well connected with neighboring countries like Singapore and Thailand. So, if you are also one of the cross-border travelers, you have to keep in mind the travel restrictions applicable to the source and destination countries, especially during a round-trip bus travel.

    General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Johor bahru

    Mandatory Mask
    Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
    Sanitizing hands
    Temperature checks at public places

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