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Bus From Penang to Kuala Lumpur

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
3 hours 47 mins

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
356 km

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
RTM Travel 17:00 21:00 5 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Adnin Callidora Enterprise 01:00 23:55 5 hrs 37 mins VIEW PRICE
Transnasional 00:15 23:00 15 hrs 52 mins VIEW PRICE
Plusliner Nice 00:00 23:59 14 hrs 52 mins VIEW PRICE
AeroCity Express 00:00 23:30 16 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE

Penang to KL Bus

Penang to KL (Kuala Lumpur) is a busy road route in Malaysia. Therefore, one can find many buses travelling between the two locations. The journey is affordable and comfortable as the operators offer several amenities onboard like wifi, reading light, USB port, charging point, etc. The distance covered by a Penang to Kuala Lumpur bus is over 300 kilometres. The road is well-maintained and beautiful. You can see limestone hills covered with rainforests along the way. 

About Penang

Penang is a state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Known as the Pearl of the Orient, the beautiful area has a lot to explore, from sandy beaches to delicious food. One can also find many temples and heritage sites in Penang. Every year, many tourists from different countries visit the state to explore its beauty.

About Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is an old c ity, and its existence dates back to 1857. The capital of Malaysia is among the fastest-growing cities in Southeast Asia. The city is home to skyscrapers and many natural and pilgrimage sites. People come here for education, work, tourism, and many other reasons. In Kuala Lumpur, you will find many shopping and dining options. From hawker stalls and cafes to posh restaurants, you will find it all here. There are many places to explore near the city as well. The main bus station is Pudu Sentral, but due to crowds, all southbound buses now depart from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan). 

Are you looking for affordable bus tickets from Penang to KL?

You can book affordable Penang to Kuala Lumpur bus tickets online using the redBus website/mobile application.

Why Choose redBus for your Penang to KL bus journey?

redBus provides an online platform for users to compare and book Penang to KL bus tickets online. The interface is user-friendly, and the platform offers various discounts from time to time. Furthermore, when you buy a bus ticket online from redBus, you can enjoy features like user reviews, cancellation, 24x7 customer care, etc.

Weather in Kuala Lumpur (KL)

Muddy confluence (of Sungai Gombak and Sungai Klang) is the literal translation of 'Kuala Lumpur' in English. The city has a tropical rainforest climate and experiences rain throughout the year. One can experience heavy rainfall here during Southwest monsoon (May to September) and Northeast monsoon (November to March). The average temperature in KL revolves around 28 degrees.

Places to stay in Kuala Lumpur (KL)

Kuala Lumpur has many luxury and budget hotels, resorts, hostels, and guest houses for tourists from Penang and other parts of the country and world. You can choose a drop-off location near your stay while booking a Penang to KL bus on redBus. Some of the best areas in KL for accommodation are KLCC, Bukit Bintang, Chinatown KL, Chow Kit, KL Sentral, and Bangsar South.

Best food in Kuala Lumpur (KL)

Top food items to eat while in KL are as follows:

  • Nasi Lemak
  • Char Kuey Teow
  • Curry Laksa
  • Prawn Mee
  • Roti Canai
  • Bak Kut Teh

While you stay in KL, you can explore many restaurants and cafes. You must also visit the street food markets to try the local flavours.

Things to do in KL

  • Shop at Central Market
  • Discover the street food markets
  • Explore bars and pubs
  • Visit pilgrimage spots

Places to visit in KL

Some of the popular places to visit in Kuala Lumpur are-

  • Petronas Twin Towers - They are the world's tallest twin towers and a major landmark in Kuala Lumpur. 
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building - It was opened in 1897 and was used by the Bristish government for administrative purposes. It got its present name in 1974. 
  • Perdana Botanical Gardens - It was formerly known as the Perdana Lake Gardens. Here, you can spend time with nature, while familiarizing yourself with various species of plants. 
  • KLCC Park - It is an urban park in Kuala Lumpur, providing greenery to the areas in and around Petronas Twin Towers. 
  • Dataran Merdeka - It is a square located in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Also known as the Independence Square, this is where the Malaysian flag was hoisted for the first time on 31st August 1957.

Travel options in KL

Many people prefer local buses to travel within Kuala Lumpur. Besides buses, you can also travel via cabs and light commuter trains.

Best time to visit KL

If you don't want a heavy downpour to ruin your trip, travel to KL between April and October. You will experience good temperatures and less rain during these months.

Several events/festivals take place in Kuala Lumpur and to see these you can plan your trip to the city accordingly. In January and February, you can witness Thaipusam and Chinese New Year celebrations here. During CNY, the Thean Hou Temple is one of the places you must visit. 

In May, you can see the Adiliftri celebrations and in June, the city celebrates the birthday of the King of Malaysia. On 31st August, Independence day celebrations take place in various venues. The annual Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix is held in October. It is one of the most popular events in the city. Lastly, you can enjoy Deepavali and Christmas here in November and December.

Bus fare from Penang to KL

The fare of Penang to KL buses starts from MYR 23.25 and can go up to MYR 49.5. One can check the real-time bus fares on redBus. The bus ticket cost depends on the coach type, bus company, and seat type.

Popular bus company from Penang to KL

More than 20 bus companies provide services from Penang to KL. You can check Penang to KL bus reviews and ratings online on redBus. Some of the popular bus companies for this route are -

Boarding and Drop-off Points

Boarding Points in Penang

  • Butterworth
  • Chai Leng Park
  • 6, Jalan Pantai, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.
  • Penang Komtar
  • Penang Sentral (Butterworth)
  • Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal

Drop-off Points in Kuala Lumpur

  • Hentian Duta
  • KL Sentral Bus Terminal
  • Persiaran Tuanku
  • TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
  • Terminal KTM (Old Railway Station)

How to book Penang to Kuala Lumpur bus tickets online on redBus?

To book Penang to Kuala Lumpur bus tickets online on redBus, follow the steps mentioned below -

  • Scroll up to the top of this page.
  • Click on ‘Modify’ to change the date. You can also use this option to change the route. After selecting the date, click on ‘Search’.
  • You will see the list of buses from Penang to Kuala Lumpur for your chosen date. Compare and choose a bus.
  • Next, select seats, boarding and drop-off points.
  • Enter passenger details and proceed to pay.
  • Make the payment to confirm the booking. You will receive your bus ticket online via email and SMS.

Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus

Penang to KL Bus


Are there any travel restrictions to travel from Penang to Kuala Lumpur by bus?

A: Currently, MCO is in effect in Malaysia. As per this order, inter-state travel is not allowed. However, buses are allowed to operate at reduced capacity. Please read the official guidelines on travel from Penang to Kuala Lumpur to know the latest details.

How can I get cheap bus tickets for Penang to Kuala Lumpur buses?

A: redBus offers a ‘bus pass’ facility for Penang to Kuala Lumpur buses on selected buses. If you are traveling with one of these operators and you travel on this route quite often, you can grab an amazing discount on your bus trip by opting in for the bus pass.

How much is the fare for tickets of Penang to KL bus?

A: The fare of Penang to KL bus tickets vary, depending on the kind of bus you choose. While the normal seaters have a relatively low fare, the executive and the VIP buses have relatively high rates. On average, the fare of bus Penang to KL ranges from RM 25 to RM 49.8.

Can I cancel my bus tickets booked using redBus?

A: Yes, you can easily cancel your bus tickets on the redBus online portal by visiting the website and navigating to the cancellation section. Please note that cancellation charges are applicable as per the policy.

What are the pick-up points for buses that travel from Penang to Kuala Lumpur?

A: The most popular pick-up points on the Penang to KL route are Sungai Nibong, Penang Komtar, and Penang Sentral. Out of these, Penang Komtar and Penang Sentral are relatively more popular and most buses depart from Penang Sentral.

What are the facilities available on a bus from Penang to KL?

A: There are quite a number of facilities like free WiFi connection, charging points for charging your mobiles, laptops, power banks, etc. CCTVs for security, television for entertainment on the go, USB ports for chargers, GPS tracking system, and so on. However, all these facilities are not available for all kinds of buses. They will depend on the kind of bus that you are traveling by.

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.

  • Konsortium (Malaysia)
  • KKKL Express
  • LA Holidays Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd
  • Intertop Express
  • GJG Express
  • Maraliner
  • Mega Star Transportation (Kejora Express)

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Return Bus Tickets Online

There are frequent buses on the routes between Penang and KL. While booking a bus from Penang to KL, choose the "round trip" option on redBus. It will show you a list of buses that travel from Penang to KL and back. You can also book return bus (KL to Penang) tickets online during the Penang to KL bus booking process by clicking on the 'Add return tickets' option on redBus. 

You can also book a return bus after you have booked the Penang to KL bus. Once you know when you are returning to Penang, you can search for buses on redBus. Many buses are available from KL to Penang, so you can easily book a return bus ticket online.

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