|Avg. Bus Duration||: 7 hours 28 mins|
|Buses depart from||: Singapore|
|Bus arrives in||: Penang|
|Distance||: 711 km|
|Cheapest Bus Ticket||: SGD 16.39|
|Earliest Bus||: 20:00:00|
|Last Bus||: 22:00:00|
|Daily Bus Services||: 17|
|Bus Companies||: Transtar Travel, Joo Seng Travel, Supernice Grassland|
Singapore to Penang is among the most popular bus routes in Malaysia. The distance between the two cities is nearly 712 km. A bus from Singapore to Penang takes about 10 hours to complete the journey. Both tourists and locals frequent this route as buses booked via redBus are the easiest, cheapest, and most accessible form of transport between these two cities.
People travel from Singapore to Penang mainly to continue their vacations. It has a tropical rainforest climate, perfect for visiting all year round. The popular tourist places to visit in Singapore include the Merlion, the Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, Jewel Changi Airport, CHIJMES, National Gallery Singapore, the Singapore Flyer, the Orchard Road shopping belt, the resort island of Sentosa, and the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Many operators run buses from Singapore to Penang after you have completed enjoying the beauty of the Republic of Singapore.
After booking the bus from Singapore to Penang, one must know why Penang is a tourist hotspot. Penang is on the northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia and is divided into two parts, Penang Island and George Town. The two parts of Penang are connected by the longest road bridges of the country, the Penang Bridge and the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, which you can witness on your bus to Penang. Some famous tourist destinations include Pinang Peranakan Mansion, The Habitat Penang Hill, Street Art in George Town, and TeddyVille Museum.
Before you hop on your bus to Penang, here are a few things to do once you are there:
Before booking your bus to Penang, you should know the popular tourist seasons of the place. It is usually most crowded from November to January as people try to beat the winters in this tropical climate. The weather is pleasant around this time and perfect for sightseeing and beach vacations. However, the months of February to April see fewer tourists as people leave the country after the new year celebrations. Many prefer to visit around this time for a quieter and more peaceful vacation.
Various bus operators are offering their services between Singapore and Penang. The journey usually takes about 10 hours and the average ticket price is 55 SGD. Regular, executive, as well as volvo buses, are available in this route. Some buses do day tours that cover mportant places in Penang. Additionally, you can also hire a car or try to walk around the beautiful island as well as picturesque George Town.
The boarding points in Singapore are:
The drop-off points in Penang are:
You can choose from bus service providers while booking your bus ticket to Penang, including Transtar Travel Pte Ltd and KKKL Travel & Tours Pte Ltd. Many local bus companies offer services between these two cities, but their tickets are not available online; hence, are subject to uncertainty.
redBus allows you to seamlessly book bus ticket online from Singapore to Penang and vice versa. Booking tickets online is safe, secure, and environment-friendly. You can pre-book the ticket of your choice from the comfort of your home. Given the distance between the two cities, buses are the best option to travel across them, and booking the tickets online via redBus is both easy and time-saving.