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Shah Alam is the beautiful state capital city of Selangor. It boasts of rich culture, lavish heritage, and houses numerous other attractions like recreational theme parks, shopping destinations, and food joints.
On the other hand, Penang is a Malaysian state located on the Northwestern shoreline of Cape Malaysia. It constitutes of Penang Island and mainland Seberang Perai. This "Pearl of the Orient" city is known worldwide as the fantastic holiday destination because of its natural beauty of beaches and delectable street food. Also, it has been declared as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and has now emerged as a favorite weekend getaway destination.
Though multiple travel options are available to travel from Shah Alam to Penang, bus services are the most preferred means among the people. It is a cost-effective and convenient way to travel on this route. Most passengers prefer to take direct bus services available on this route to avoid unnecessary hassles involved with other travel options.
The buses cover a road distance of about 360 KM in approximately 5 hours and passengers also get one short break for refreshments or to go on a washroom break during this pleasant journey.
Shah Alam to Penang Bus Details
The bus coach companies that run regular buses on this route include Transnasional, City Express, D-Amour Enterprise, Intercity Coach, Jasmine Express, Prisma Express, Maraliner, Supernice Grassland, and Susana Express.
These operators have set the benchmark for providing top-class bus services by providing a number of frequent buses on this route and provide excellent amenities like a TV screen, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, comfortable seats, charging ports, etc. to make passengers comfortable while traveling.
The first bus starts from the Terminal Shah Alam (Susana Express) at 8:45 AM in the morning and reaches Penang Sentral (Butterworth). The coach is a 27-seater and the fare is RM 42 excluding the admin fee.
The last bus on this route starts from Terminal Shah Alam at 11:45 PM at night. The bus coach is 19-seater and is run by Supernice Grassland, and the fare for this trip is RM 48. The major boarding point for buses from Shah Alam to Penang is at Shah Alam Bus Terminal which is located at Seksyen 13. And the passengers can easily reach there by intercity buses or taxis. Whereas, the significant drop-off point for buses from Shah Alam to Penang is at Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal which is well-connected with the city by taxis and other means.
Things to do in Penang
Penang is a beautiful island and attracts thousands of tourists every year for its marvelous heritage structures, preserved forests, and beautiful beaches. The island is known as a foodies' paradise and a fantastic shopping destination. Few of must-see attractions of Penang include:
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