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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  
KPB Ekspress 00:15 23:59 3 hrs 44 mins VIEW PRICE
Supernice Grassland 00:59 23:59 7 hrs 44 mins VIEW PRICE

Penang to KL Bus

The distance from Penang to KL is 354 km. A Penang to KL bus takes around 4 hours to complete the journey. The bus journey is very pleasant and scenic as the road is parallel to the sealine. 

About Penang

The island of Penang is located in the Strait of Malacca. It is known for its heritage and features a blend of cultures. From beautiful white sand beaches to historical landmarks and religious sites, the island is a great travel attraction among tourists in Malaysia. It is also connected to different parts of the country and you can easily travel from Penang to KL. You can easily travel to its capital, George Town, and return on a Penang to KL bus.

About KL

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. It is a commercial and industrial hub in the country. But the city is also known as a major tourist destination. Towering skyscrapers dominate the skyline of Kuala Lumpur alongside historical landmarks with traditional architecture. There are also numerous old neighbourhoods and streets lined with markets and food stalls. Kuala Lumpur is connected by bus, car, and even train, to other cities in the country. You can find buses from various terminals, including Penang to Kuala Lumpur. This route is popular among tourists and locals. 

Things to do in KL

On your trip from Penang to Kuala Lumpur, here are the things you must do.

  • Marvel the wonder of the Petronas Twin Towers
  • Enjoy Miniature Malaysia, an absolute wonderland
  • Witness and spend quality time of Aquaria with your loved ones
  • Visit the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, as it is a mandatory place to go
  • Spend the day birdwatching within nature and the habitat at Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

Best Food in KL

Kuala Lumpur, being the capital of Malaysia is also known for its fancy cuisine as well as world-famous street food. People travel from Penang to Kuala Lumpur to check out all the culinary delicacies they have to offer.

  • Roti canai
  • Nasi lemak
  • Cendol
  • Masak lemak
  • Rendang
  • Wan tan mee
  • Satay
  • Nasi kandar

Places to visit in KL

After your Penang to Kuala Lumpur bus has reached its destination, here are the places you can not afford to miss in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Menara Kuala Lumpur
  • Pavilion KL
  • Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
  • Jalan Alor
  • Suria KLCC Mall
  • Perdana Botanical Garden

Best time to visit KL

Unlike most vacation places, Kuala Lumpur has two monsoon seasons throughout the year. The Southwest monsoons stay between May to September, and the Northeast monsoons stay from November to March. Needless to say, there is more demand for any bus ticket Penang to KL during the drier months. Even though Kuala Lumpur is essentially a hot and humid climate area, people just adjust to the sudden rains and plan their visits from KL to Penang from May to July and December to February as the weather is suited for travel.

Bus Service between Penang and KL

You can easily book your bus ticket online for your trip to Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur also has bustling public transportation that helps people easily move around the city. Furthermore, there are private as well as shared cabs for tourists to visit their intended places according to their budgets.

Boarding and Drop-off Points

The boarding points that you can choose from for your bus ticket online are:

  • Penang Sentral
  • Sungai Nibong
  • Butterworth

The drop-off points are:

  • TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
  • Hentian Duta
  • Kl Sentral

Popular Companies that Offer Penang to KL Bus Services

KL to Penang is a popular bus route in Malaysia. The cost of a bus ticket Penang to KL is 25 MYR to 40 MYR and the travel time taken by most buses is around 5 hours.

Are you looking for affordable Penang to KL Bus Tickets?

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.

How to book Penang to KL 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


What is redBus bus pass?

A: By using the redBus bus pass, one can save up to 25% on commuting. The bus pass is applicable on buses from selected routes and operators. To avail the pass, one can choose the route, bus operator, select number of trips and pay the one time discounted fare. This pass can be easily redeemed on the date of journey.

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 the bus tickets from Penang to Kuala Lumpur be booked in advance?

A: Yes, you can definitely book your bus ticket from Penang to Kuala Lumpur in advance. Even if there is a change of plan after the tickets have been booked, there is nothing to worry about. With the customer-friendly policies of redBus, you can easily modify your travel at any time.

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.

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 can cancel my bus ticket for a seat on a bus from Penang to KL?

A: Yes, the tickets of your bus from Penang to KL booked through redBus come with a hassle-free cancelation option. Just in case you change your mind, or an emergency pops up, you can simply cancel your ticket. You do not even have to stand in a queue and waste your time and effort to do the same. It can be done online with a click of a single button.

  • GJG Express
  • KPB Ekspress
  • Supernice Grassland
  • Maraliner
  • KKKL Express


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.

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 Kuala Lumpur by clicking on the link provided below:

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Offers on Penang to Kuala Lumpur Bus Tickets

redBus offers amazing offers and discounts to its customers on online bus tickets booking. Customers can enjoy upto 50% off on their Penang to Kuala Lumpur bus tickets. Select any of the buses available on Penang to Kuala Lumpur bus route and make your journey extremely affordable by grabbing upto 50% off on bus tickets. 

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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 onli ne 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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