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Bus From Penang to Kuala Lumpur

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Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Transnasional 08:00 23:30 3 hrs 25 mins VIEW PRICE
Plusliner 08:00 23:59 4 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
Nice 08:20 19:00 5 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Konsortium (Malaysia) 07:30 23:59 2 hrs 15 mins VIEW PRICE
City Express 09:30 23:55 4 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE

Take a Bus ride from Penang to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is nearly 250 square miles in area and is a buzzing metropolis capital city of Malaysia. Locals explain that the word Kuala Lumpur means muddy-confluence in Malay. The city has multiple tourist attractions including its pristine beaches, the Cameroon Highlands which is famous for tea, and beautiful landmarks showing the history, art, and culture of the place, its mixed religious diversity, and a buzzing economy. Penang Island is perhaps one of the most scenic and beautiful Malaysian islands known as the birthplace of Jimmy Choo, the shoe company. Traveling from Penang to the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, is a breeze as you can travel by air, train, car or bus. Penang Bridge at South Georgetown connects the mainland to Penang at Butterworth.

There are 16 bus operators on this route and buses are available every 30 minutes at night and day. 188 daily buses ply between Penang and Kuala Lumpur. The most famous operators are GJG Express and KKKL Express on the route.

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Details:

The buses to KL run from the main bus station in Penang, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS). The pick-up points for buses to KL from Penang are Penang Sentral, Sungai Nibong, and Penang Komtar connecting to the drop points at KL which are TBS, Hentian Duta, Berjaya Times Square, KL Sentral, and Sentral Bus Terminal, and the Terminal KTM rail station.

It is about 358 km by bus via the E1 Lebuhraya Utara – Selatan. The fare could range between RM 33 to RM 49 depending on the kind of bus. Some of the tickets are refundable and can be rescheduled if need be.

The buses are the most economical and safe mode of travel preferred by travelers and locals alike with peak traffic of 65 buses between 12 and 6 pm. The bus coaches are also graded as a single and double deck, SVIP, VIP, Business Economy Club, Xtreme, Standard, and Executive.

At Kuala Lumpur, one can travel around by city shuttles, express routes, local shuttles, and trunk routes. Within KL you can use any of the five bus hubs like the KL Sentral, Maluri, Pudu Sentral, KLCC, and Titiwangsa.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur:

The must-see tourist places in Kuala Lumpur are:

  • Petronas Twin Towers and the Batu Caves are always the high points of KL.
  • Explore for free the Perdana Botanical Gardens, National Art Gallery, and the KLCC Park.
  • Visit the Publika, Berjaya Times Square, Pavilion KL, Mid Valley, and The Gardens Malls.
  • Enjoy your food cravings and shopping at night- markets at the Petaling Jaya, Taman Connaught, and Bangsar.
  • Explore Petaling Street, Central Market, and the Kasturi Walk for souvenirs, fashion, clothing, and much more.

To enjoy the bus ride and to have a hassle-free journey in Malaysia, book your tickets with redBus.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus

A road journey from Penang to Kuala Lumpur is made comfortable by buses. Usually, bus timings differ from one bus operator to another. The time taken to complete the journey from Penang to Kuala Lumpur is reliant on traffic and climatic conditions. The robust bus service between Penang and Kuala Lumpur creates convenience for many commuters. All the buses are well maintained and driven by capable drivers.

Top Bus Operator Images



    • Sungai Nibong
    • Penang Sentral
    • Penang komtar

    Kuala Lumpur

    • Tbs (terminal bersepadu selatan)
    • Hentian duta
    • Terminal KTM (Old Railway Station)
    • Kl sentral
    • Berjaya times square
    • Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
    • Klia1
    • Klia2
    • KL Sentral Bus Terminal (Emergency Contact Number: 011-26511176 / 019-4503090)


    Easy online bus booking methods and secure payment options on enable travellers to book Penang to Kuala Lumpur 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 . 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 Penang to Kuala Lumpur?

    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.

    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).

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