Kuala Perlis the location of the ferry pier for Langkawi Ferry services from Langkawi to mainland Malaysia. The ferry pier at Kuala Perlis is 450 metres walking distance from the bus terminal. Travel via Kuala Perlis is the cheapest way to get from Langkawi to Penang.
Travel Times to Penang
There are four bus services a day from Kuala Perlis to Penang which are available to book online.
|08:45||11:15||15.00 MYR||Plusliner MY|
|09:30||12:00||15.00 MYR||Plusliner MY|
|15:00||17:30||15.00 MYR||Plusliner MY|
|19:30||22:00||15.00 MYR||Plusliner MY|
- Plusliner MY bus services are scheduled to complete the journey from Kuala Perlis to Penang in 2 hours 30 minutes.
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Kuala Perlis Bus Station
Bus services to Penang depart from Kuala Perlis Bus Terminal.
Penang Bus Station
Bus services from Kuala Peris terminate at Penang Sentral Bus Station, which is on the mainland near Butterworth Railway Station and the ferry to Penang Island.
Travel to Penang Island
Bus services from Kuala Perlis terminate at Butterworth on the mainland of Peninsula Malaysia. There are two ways to get from Butterworth to Penang. The cheapest option is to take the Rapid Ferry which sails from Pangkalan Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, which is very close to Butterworth Bus Station. A free shuttle bus is currently in operation taking passengers from the bus station to the ferry terminal. The ferry costs 1.2 MYR for adults and 0.6 MYR for children and takes around 15 to 20 minutes to reach George Town on Penang Island. The other option for travelling from Butterworth to Penang Island is to take a taxi via either of the two bridges connecting the mainland to Penang Island. Local taxis do not use meters so a price needs to be negotiated in advance with the driver. Expect to pay around 30 MYR for the journey to George Town and around 44 MYR for the journey to Batu Feringghi.
If you do choose the cheaper option of travelling by ferry from Butterworth to Penang Island, there is a convenient local bus station located in front of Pangkalan Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, which is the arrival point for ferries from the mainland. The most popular service for visitors to Penang is the CAT bus which is a free service running a circular route around the most popular destinations in George Town, including Chulia Street. Other popular bus services include Bus 204 which goes to Kek Lok Si Temple and the Funicular Railway Station and Bus 101 which goes to Tanjung Bungah Beach.