Penang is a state in northwest Malaysia comprising mainland Seberang Perai and Penang Island. On the island, the state capital of George Town is home to beautiful places such as colonial Fort Cornwallis, the ornate Chinese clan house Khoo Kongsi and the Kapitan Keling Mosque. Whereas, Kuantan is the capital city of the state of Pahang on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is located near the mouth of the Kuantan River and faces the South China Sea. In the center, it has the modern Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque. To the east, there is Taman Teruntum park, including a landscaped garden and the Mini Zoo. Kuantan's main sightseeing attraction is the beach at Teluk Cempedak or Palm Beach. It is known among the tourists for its waterfalls. The most well-known is the Sungai Pandan Waterfall. Kuantan is connected to Kuala Lumpur via :
- East Coast Expressway
- Karak Expressway
This is one of the very famous bus routes opted by many travellers.
The total distance between Penang to Kuantan is about 587 km. The time taken by bus to cover this distance is around 7 hours 45 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions. The bus ticket price for this route is about MYR 58. The first bus from Penang departs at 9:30 pm and the last bus departs at 11:59 pm.
The popular bus service providers include :
- Konsortium Bas Ekspres (Malaysia)
- Kejora (Mega Star)
- New Asian Travel
- KPB Express
The coaches offered by them are well-known for their comfortability as well as punctuality. Some of the services offered by them include:
- Reclining seats
- Fully air conditioned coaches
- Spacious Legroom
- Charging points
- Penang Sentral (Butterworth)
- Penang Komtar
- Sungai Nibong
- Chai Leng Park – Caltex
- Kuantan (Terminal Sentral)
The departure points in Penang are conveniently located at :
The arrival point in Kuantan is conveniently located at :
Both the arrival as well as departure points are located at places easily accessible through various modes of transportation.
Now it is even more convenient and comfortable for you because you can now book the bus tickets online as per your schedule. You may choose your own seat as well as the operator you want to travel with. With a few bus operators around, you may choose the time of departure and arrival as per your convenience.
If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Kuantan to Penang Bus Tickets.