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Bus From Penang to Malacca

Penang to Malacca Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
5 hours 28 mins
MYR 45

Penang to Malacca Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
505 km
Bus Companies

Penang to Malacca Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Maraliner 21:30 22:30 6 hrs 0 mins
Quickliner Express 19:45:00 00:00 7 hrs 48 mins
Kejora Masyhur Sdn.Bhd (Kejora Express) 13:00:00 00:00 3 hrs 15 mins
Super Nice Express 13:00:00 00:00 12 hrs 21 mins
Golden Silk Holiday Sdn. Bhd 09:40:00 00:00 2 hrs 36 mins


How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?

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.

How do I book a bus from Penang to Malacca?

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.

Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

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 I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

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.

How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

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 get any discount on Penang to Malacca bus tickets?

Yes. Passengers can avail upto 20% discount on Penang to Malacca bus tickets while booking bus tickets on redBus, Malaysia.

Which is the best offer for Penang to Malacca bus tickets on the redBus platform?

The offer of upto 20% off on Penang to Malacca bus tickets is, indeed, the best offer on the redBus platform as customers can save a lot on their totale bus ticket price.

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

redBus offers a ‘bus pass’ facility for Penang to Malacca 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.

What is redBus bus pass?

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.

Penang to Malacca Bus

The route from Penang in Northwest Malaysia to the coastal region of Malacca in Southwest Malaysia is one of the most travelled routes. The cities are about 510 km away from each other and make the "Must Visit in Malaysia" list.

Although options such as a flight, a drive, or a ferry (if you feel adventurous) are available, most travellers prefer booking a bus from Penang to Malacca. This is because the bus ride only takes 7-9 hours and is also the cheapest mode of transport. On top of this is the added ease of booking a bus ticket online .

About Penang

Located in the northwestern part of Malaysia, Penang is one of the most loved tourist destinations in the country. The island will surprise you with sandy beaches and British architecture. Be it for Instagram-worthy photos or just the joy of an exotic holiday, Penang is the ideal vacation spot.

Top tourist attractions in Penang include the Hill Top Viewpoint, street markets, and Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (popularly known as Blue Mansion). The city has good connectivity, and tourists can choose between a flight, train, or bus to reach Penang. If you wish to explore beyond Penang and choose a bus ride, you can easily get a bus ticket online and venture!

Anytime between November to January is the best time to explore Penang. The Christmas and New Year celebrations are the cherry on the cake, making your holiday memorable.

About Malacca

In the southwestern part of Malaysia lies the coastal state of Malacca. The state is home to some breathtaking sites and historic structures. The capital city, Melaka, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since it is a small city, tourists can also explore the place on foot. Apart from this, you can easily use cycles, taxis, and buses or drive around the city. Buses are the most popular mode of transport to reach Malacca, and you can easily find online bus tickets to reach Melaka Sentral- the bus station in Malacca.

Malacca is a low-lying area, roughly 50 meters above sea level. It is close to the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, so tourists travelling in Malaysia make it a point to visit the charming city and its stellar historic sites.

Things to Do in Malacca

Malacca has a plethora of things for you to add to your itinerary. If you are taking a bus from Penang to Malacca, you can also start exploring Malacca on the same day. Some of the popular attraction and activities of Malacca (Melaka) are:

  • Visit Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum

The Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum is one of the most popular sites in Malaysia. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, displaying the culture of Chinese Malays. The three-storeyed building has been home to four generations of the Chan family and was converted into a museum in 1965.

  • Eat at Jonker Street Night Market

Located just a 3-minute walk away from Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum, the Jonker Street Night Market is the most popular for authentic Malay food and drinks. The market is set up every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday between 6 pm to 12 am. One would need about 4-5 hours to check out over 500 food stalls and try the delicacies. If you take a bus from Penang to Melaka Sentral, Jonker Street will be just a 10-minute drive away!

  • Go for a River Walk

Malacca is home to several bridges, and a walk over each bridge offers a unique site. You can start with the Tam Kim Seng Bridge that connects the main city of Melaka with the Jalan Hang Jebat area. The Malacca River Cruise will take you on a 9-km-long trip for about 45 minutes. If you choose the Melaka River Walk, you can treat your eyes to the sights of beautiful murals and interesting shops!

  • Try the Food of Malacca

The city of Malacca offers a range of street food. If you are looking for some tasty Malaysian delicacies, you should try

Cendol: A popular dessert prepared using ice and coconut milk as the base, Cendol is a refreshing, creamy dessert.

Nasi Lemak: This savory combination is also called the national dish of Malaysia and is among the most loved preparations by locals and tourists. It comprises rice prepared with coconut milk and pandan leaf.

Best Time to Visit Malacca

Since the weather in Malacca is hot and humid all year round, the best time to visit the city is during April, May, and October. Your trip can be hassle-free because these dry months have little to no rain. The average temperature during these months remains around 30°C.

Bus Service between Penang and Malacca

A bus ride from Penang to Malacca is the cheapest transport between the two cities. Many bus operators run their buses on the route from Penang to Malacca (Melaka). The operators are All these bus services are popular for their safety and punctuality. The buses mostly come in SVIP, Executive, and Business Economy Club types with comfortable seating, spacious legroom, and well-maintained interiors.

The bus ticket from Penang to Malacca costs about 50 MYR for executive (2+1 seater) buses. Also, check the cashback and discount offers available on online ticket booking.

Boarding and Drop off Points

For a bus ride from Penang to Malacca, the boarding points at Penang are

Here are the drop-off points for buses to Malacca:

You must note that with each operator, the boarding and drop-off point changes. To book your bus ticket online or for the latest updates on your Penang to Malacca bus journey, check out redBus app or website.

Popular Bus Companies from Penang to Malacca

The most popular bus companies operating buses from Penang to Malacca are

  1. Transasional
  2. City Express
  3. KPB Express
  4. Cepat Ekspres
  5. Mayang Sari Express

The City Express buses leave Penang in the morning (one at 11:00 pm and the other at 11:45 pm) and reach Malacca by 8:00 pm.

The Transnasional bus is an overnight Penang-to-Malacca bus. It leaves from Penang at 10:00 pm and reaches Malacca at 5:30 am the next morning.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check locally for any last-minute changes.

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    Golden Silk Holiday Sdn. Bhd
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