The cheapest way to travel from Kamunting to Penang is to take a public bus. The bus services on this route aren’t particularly comfortable but it’s a relatively short journey so for most people the lack of comfort will not be a problem.
Bus Times from Kamunting to Penang
There is a single bus company operating services on the Kamunting to Penang route whose tickets you can book online.
|08:00||09:25||8 MYR||Perak Transit Ekspres|
|12:00||13:25||8 MYR||Perak Transit Ekspres|
|16:00||17:25||8 MYR||Perak Transit Ekspres|
- By bus the the journey from Kamunting to Penang is scheduled to take 1 hour 25 minutes.
Buy Tickets from Kamunting to Penang
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Kamunting Bus Station
Bus services from Kamunting to Penang depart from Kamunting Bus Terminal.
Penang Bus Station
Bus services from Kamunting to Penang terminate at Penang Sentral Bus Station in Butterworth.
Travel from Butterworth to Penang Island
The final stop for bus services from Kamunting is the recently constructed Penang Sentral Bus Station, which is very conveniently located for onward travel to Penang Island, which is the most popular part of Penang. The reason Penang Sentral Bus Station is so convenient is that it has been constructed at the rear of Pangkalan Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, which is where the car ferry to Penang Island departs. There is a walkway from the 2nd level of Penang Sentral Bus Station connecting the bus station to the ferry terminal. The ticket booth for the ferry services is located on the walkway leading to the ferries. The ferry to Penang Island costs 1.20 MYR for adults and 0.6 MYR for children. Ferries depart every 20 minutes from 05:20 to 22:00, and then less frequently until the last ferry at 01:10. The journey to Penang Island takes around 20 minutes.
The arrival point for car ferry services from Butterworth is Pangkalan Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal on the seafront road in the centre of George Town. From there it is an easy walk to popular parts of George Town such as Chulia Street or Armenia Street if you don’t have much luggage or someone in your group who has has trouble walking a few hundred metres. If you can’t walk to your hotel or guest house there are lots of taxis waiting at the ferry terminal, however, for a cheaper way of getting around try Penang Jetty Bus Terminal which is located right by the ferry terminal. There is a free bus service for tourists (the CAT service) which travels on a circular route around the popular areas of the historic old quarter of George Town, as well as longer distance bus services to popular destinations such as Batu Ferringhi and Jalan Kebun Bunga, for the Botanical Gardens.