Ipoh to Penang

Ipoh to Penang

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Aman Jaya Ipoh
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From Aman Jaya Ipoh to Penang by Bus

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02:00
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2h 4m bus ride in Express
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MYR 26 per adult
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2h 4m bus ride in Express
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MYR 16 per adult
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2h 4m bus ride in VIP 24
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MYR 21 per adult
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09:15
Aman Jaya Ipoh
2h 4m bus ride in Express
11:19
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MYR 21 per adult
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11:15
Aman Jaya Ipoh
2h 4m bus ride in VIP
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MYR 21 per adult
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11:15
Aman Jaya Ipoh
2h 4m bus ride in Express
13:19
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MYR 21 per adult
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11:15
Aman Jaya Ipoh
2h 7m bus ride in VIP
13:22
Sungai Nibong, Penang
MYR 24 per adult
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11:55
Aman Jaya Ipoh
2h 4m bus ride in Express
13:59
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MYR 26 per adult
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12:15
Aman Jaya Ipoh
2h 4m bus ride in VIP
14:19
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MYR 21 per adult
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12:15
Aman Jaya Ipoh
2h 7m bus ride in VIP
14:22
Sungai Nibong, Penang
MYR 24 per adult

Transportation from Ipoh to Penang

  • Trains
    MYR 33
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Ipoh to Penang

Travelling between Ipoh and Penang is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you MYR 121.90 if you go by train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere MYR 25.93.

How long does it take to get from Ipoh to Penang?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 3 hours to travel between Ipoh and Penang depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Ipoh and Penang. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 2h 14m to reach Penang.

How much does it cost to get from Ipoh to Penang?

Travelling between Ipoh and Penang can be as cheap as MYR 25.93 if you opt for a Persada Taiping bus and as expensive as MYR 121.90 if you buy a KTM train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Ipoh and Penang ?

  • 19 from Ipoh to Penang starting from 00:46 Ipoh until 22:30 Ipoh
  • 6 from Ipoh to Penang starting from 13:15 Aman Jaya Ipoh until 22:15 Aman Jaya Ipoh
  • 1 from Ipoh to Penang starting from 12:40 Ipoh Airport until 12:40 Ipoh Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Ipoh to Penang.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Ipoh to Penang, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as MYR 42,949,672.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Ipoh and Penang

Malindo Air

Bus

Travelling from Ipoh to Penang overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Ipoh and Penang

Naik Selalu, Persada Taiping

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Ipoh to Penang?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train