Penang Sentral Bus Terminal

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Penang Sentral Bus Terminal is Malaysia’s northern transportation hub that connects buses, ferries, trains, and taxis, all in one place. The complex also comprises residential and commercial components. This bus station is located at Seberang Perai in Butterworth. It has all the facilities to keep the passengers comfortable and entertained while waiting for their rides. There are clear signboards to direct you to your destination points.

As you can see, Penang Sentral is more than a transportation hub where passengers can hangout out, spend some time, and shop or have food. You can book your Penang Sentral bus ticket online on redBus and save more!


How to Reach Penang Sentral Bus Terminal

Penang bus station is well connected by roads and can be reached by different modes of transport.

How to Reach Penang Sentral by Taxis and Cabs

Cabs and taxis from all parts of Penang reach Level 2 of the Butterworth bus terminal. Take the escalator downwards to level 1 to board your bus. The fare on these may be higher than on trains and buses.

How to Reach Penang Sentral by Trains

Being a major transportation hub, you can also reach Penang Sentral via trains. Catch the KTM train line from the city to reach the bus terminal. Cross to the bus station from level 2 to get to the pickup area for your buses.

  • How to go to Penang Sentral by LRT? To get to Penang Sentral by LRT, you can take the Kelana Jaya line and change to the Ampang line at Masjid Jamek Station. Then, change again to the Sri Petaling line at Chan Sow Lin Station. From there, you can take the KLIA Transit to reach Penang Sentral Bus Terminal.
  • How to go to Penang Sentral by KTM Komuter? If you want to go to Penang Sentral by KTM Komuter, you can take the KTM Komuter to KL Sentral. From KL Sentral, you can take the KLIA Transit to reach Penang Sentral Bus Terminal.
  • How to go to Penang Sentral by KLIA Transit? To reach Penang Sentral by KLIA Transit, you can take the KLIA Transit from KL Sentral to Bandar Tasik Selatan. From there, you can take the LRT to reach KL Sentral. Then, take the KTM Komuter to reach Penang Sentral Bus Terminal.

How to Reach Penang Sentral by Bus

Local and express buses reach Penang bus station, so you will have no difficulty reaching here from the city. The drop-off area is the same for all buses, but the pickup point will differ for local and long-distance buses. Bus from Penang Sentral to Georgetown local buses will have their pickup point on one side of the terminal, while long-distance buses from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca or Bus from KL Sentral to Penang will be from the other.

How to Reach Penang Sentral by Personal Vehicle

Parking space at the Penang Sentral bus terminal is on level 3, open to the public. You may park your private vehicle here and board your bus to your destination. Parking charges will be calculated on an hourly basis. Overnight parking is also available here.

Penang Sentral Bus Terminal Parking Rate

The parking fee for Penang Sentral Bus Terminal varies depending on the duration of the parking period. The parking fee can be paid starting at Level 6 until 9.

The parking charges are as follows -

  • For the first 2 hours or part thereof : RM3.00
  • For subsequent hours or part thereof : RM1.00 per hour
  • Maximum daily charge: RM10.00
  • Lost ticket and clamping penalty : RM 50.00
  • First 30 minutes drivethrough : FREE

It's possible that the fees may change at the discretion of the authrorities, so it's always a good idea to double-check with the relevant authorities or the bus terminal management for the most up-to-date information.

Popular Bus Routes From Penang Sentral Bus Station

Buses from Penang Sentral bus station operate locally, to other cities and states in Malaysia and Singapore and Hat Yai in Thailand. The most popular routes from Penang Sentral bus terminal are -

Different bus companies operate from the Penang Sentral bus terminal depending on the route. Some of the prominent ones include Transtar Travel, Konsortium (Malaysia), KKKL Travel & Tours Pte Ltd, WTS Travel City Holidays, Kesatuan Express and KPB Ekspress.

Amenities at the Penang Sentral Bus Terminal

The passenger seating area is generously spacious, air-conditioned, and features LCD screens showcasing bus schedules. Additionally, restrooms are provided for the convenience of all passengers, including facilities for men, women, and individuals with special needs are at all levels.

To provide passengers with real-time updates, additional LCD screens have been strategically placed throughout the Penang bus terminal. These screens display vital information, including the bus operator's name, trip number, departure time, destination, platform number, and the status of the bus trip, whether it has already departed or is experiencing a delay.

The facilities inside the Penang Sentral bus terminal are spread on multiple levels. Lets check out the amenities on different levels at the Penang Bus Terminal -

Level 1

Level 1 has a bus service area and serves as the bus platforms for all express and local buses with pickup and drop-off, police assistance, restrooms, etc. The area for express buses and local stage coaches are separate.

Level 2

Level 2 is wheelchair accessible and consists of an information desk, taxi services, ticket counters for buses and taxis, and other facilities. Level 2 also connects to the KTM train station and ferry terminal linkway.

Shops, Prayer Room (Surau), Luggage Lockers, and ATM are also present on Level 2 of the Penang Sentral bus terminal.

Level 3

The Main Entrance/Drop-off Area is also at Level 3 and this also serves as drop-off points for taxis, cabs and personal cars. You can find some shops, and food court at Level 3 of the Penang Sentral Bus Terminal.

Level 6-9

The car parking is spread across Level 6 to 9.

*Levels 4 and 5 are currently not open to the general public.

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Say goodbye to long queues and save time with our new Boarding Pass service! For just RM 1, you can purchase your boarding pass online in advance and enjoy an X-press check-in experience at the Penang Sentral Bus Terminal.

Boarding Pass

After purchasing your boarding pass, it will be sent to your registered email ID, allowing you to head straight to your bus at Penang Sentral without any additional stops.

Simply scan the QR code on your boarding pass at the turnstile and proceed to your designated platform. Best of all, you won't have to pay any additional fees at the Penang Sentral Bus Terminal !

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Popular Bus Operators at Penang Sentral

There are a number of bus companies/operators providing valuable transport services at Penang Sentral. All the buses come with neat and clean interiors. They also ensure passenger comfort and safety at all times. Some of the popular bus operators are:

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Penang Sentral Bus Terminal Location

6, Jalan Pantai, 

12000 Butterworth, 


Phone: 04-313 9888

Penang Sentral Bus Terminal Location


How can I buy my tickets to Penang Sentral?
You can buy your bus tickets to and from Penang Sentral or to any destination of your choice in Malaysia by just entering the official website of redBus that is
Should I book my bus ticket at the counter or on the redBus platform?
There are 2 ways in which you can buy a bus ticket nationwide. You can physically go to the terminal of your choice, go to the counter of the bus operator with which you want to travel, queue, select a seat and book your ticket. Or if you prefer you can visit and reserve your seat in 5 minutes from the comfort of your home or office.
Can I choose the terminal I want to arrive or depart through redBus?
Of course you can! Search the terminal of your preference in the pick-up point or destination, then choose your travel date and click the search button. redBus will show you a list of bus operators that go to your destination and their schedules.
Should I take my printed bus ticket to Penang Sentral?
It is not necessary to take your printed bus ticket, but you must bring the e-ticket that we send to your email once the purchase is finished. In the terminal, go to the counter of your bus company, present it and they will give you the ticket that you must present at the time of boarding.
What happens if the bus does not leave at the time my ticket dictates and / or is cancelled?
These logistical problems and their solutions need to be consulted directly in the counter of the bus operator.
Will I find a redBus counter at the terminals?
At the moment we do not have our own counters at the terminals. However, for any questions you can contact us through the Call Center or go to the Bus Operator's own counter.
Do I need to make an account on the redBus website to buy a bus ticket?
No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. But it is advisable to make an account to help speed up the buying process the next time you want to travel. Also, redBus offers a number of discounts and offers which you can easily access and use if you are registered.
How do I contact the customer service department of redBus, Malaysia?
If you need help with your purchase or if you have any questions about a particular bus operator or route, you can contact the redBus customer service department in Malaysia by dialing +60330992524 or by sending an email to
What discounts are available on Penang Sentral bus tickets?
Penang Sentral is a popular bus terminal and passengers booking their bus tickets on redBus can avail upto 50% discount on Penang Sentral bus booking.
How can I purchase a Boarding Pass?
You can purchase your QR code Boarding Pass online through redBus website or mobile app at RM 1 only. 
Will I receive my Boarding Pass immediately after purchase?
Yes, your Boarding Pass will be sent to your registered email ID immediately after purchase.For faster check in at the terminal, you can get a QR Code Boarding Pass at RM 1 on redBus if you have booked your tickets online.
Do I need to pay any additional fees at the terminal?
No additional fee is required at the terminal while boarding.
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