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Bus From Penang to Malacca

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Penang to Malacca Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
KPB Ekspress 10:30 23:30 7 hrs 28 mins VIEW PRICE

Penang to Malacca Bus

Penang is a state in Peninsular Malaysia, located on the Northwest Coast by the Malacca Strait. It consists of two mainlands namely Seberang Perai and Penang Island. It is famous for its architecture, hills, flower gardens, and panoramic views. On the other side, Malacca, also known as Melaka or Malacca city, is the capital of the coastal state of Malacca (Melaka). Malacca (Melaka) is famous for its old monuments, forts, and various other architectures from its colonial past.

The easiest way to travel from Penang to Malacca (Melaka) is by bus, as there are many buses available throughout the day. Traveling by bus is the cheapest option too with the bus ticket costing RM 47 to RM 51 depending on the type of bus. Also, check the cashback and discount offers available on online ticket booking.

The distance from Penang to Malacca (Melaka) is roughly 499 km by road. The trip takes approximately 6 to 7 hours to complete depending on the bus and the route that’s taken. The journey is comfortable and the route is scenic.

Penang to Malacca (Melaka) Bus Details

Many bus operators run their buses on the route from Penang to Malacca (Melaka). The operators are Transasional, City Express, KPB Express, Cepat Ekspres, and Mayang Sari Express. 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 first bus from Penang to Malacca (Melaka) is at 9 in the morning. The departure points are many in Penang, making it convenient for passengers to choose the place nearest to them. The departure points are Sungai Nibong, Penang Sentral, Pulau Pinang, Penang Komtar, and Kaunter 22 Terminal Bus Ekspres.

Many buses run on this route throughout the day at regular intervals. The last bus from Penang for Malacca (Melaka) is at 11:55 pm. It is convenient for people who wish to travel at night and reach early morning.

The buses from Penang to Malacca (Melaka) have many arrival points. The locations are Melaka Sentral, Terminal Melaka Sentral, Melaka, and A Famosa Resort. These are all convenient locations from where passengers can quickly get taxis or buses to commute to their accommodation.

Things to do in Malacca (Melaka)

Some of the popular attraction and activities of Malacca (Melaka) are:

  • A Famosa is a popular family resort with a plethora of activities for the whole family like golf, theme parks, safari, water parks, and old-western theme areas.
  • Stadthuy’s is a 16th century red-hued Dutch City hall which now houses several small museums where one can explore by taking a guided tour.
  • St. Paul’s Church is the ruins of a 15th-century church with many tombstones and statue of St. Francis Xavier.
  • Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum is a popular museum located in Melaka city which is famous for its exhibits of Malacca (Melaka) culture and history.
  • Jonker Street Night Market is a bustling open-air night market on weekends which has many street vendors selling an array of foods, souvenirs, and other local products with a lot of entertainment.

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    • Chai Leng Park - Caltex
    • Kaunter 22, Terminal Bas Ekspres, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
    • Penang komtar
    • Penang Sentral
    • Sungai Nibong


    • Melaka Sentral
    • Melaka sentral


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    Q-1 ) How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?

    A: 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.

    Q-2 ) How do I book a bus from Penang to Malacca?

    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.

    Q-3 ) 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.

    Q-4 ) Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    A: 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.

    Q-5 ) 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).

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