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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


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 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).

At what time should I reach the bus stand to catch a bus to Penang from KL?

A: The buses from Penang to KL depart at various times. Please refer to the redBus schedule to choose your convenient one. It is advisable to reach the pick-up point at least an hour before the time of departure to avoid any sort of rush and crowds.

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.

How long does it take to travel from Penang to KL?

A: It takes approximately 4 to 5 hours on average to travel from Penang to KL, depending on the time when you are traveling. If you are traveling during the daytime, it will take relatively more time due to traffic, you can travel faster during the night.

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.

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