Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang

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Transportation from Singapore to Penang

Singapore to Penang destination reviews

Bus VIP 24, Sri Maju Group SG, Dec 28, 2019
We didn't get any information from the driver. The bus stopped and we didn't know what to do. He took us to another stop. The construction was almost always, so the arrival was 2 hours longer.
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How to get from Singapore to Penang

Travelling between Singapore and Penang is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you SGD 1,334.34 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere SGD 42.58.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 29 hours to travel between Singapore and Penang depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Singapore and Penang. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 4h 15m to reach Penang.

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

Travelling between Singapore and Penang can be as cheap as SGD 42.58 if you opt for a Sri Maju Group bus and as expensive as SGD 1,334.34 if you buy a Eva Air flight 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 Singapore and Penang ?

  • 1 from Singapore to Penang starting from 06:00 Penang International Airport until 22:55 Penang International Airport
  • 1 from Singapore to Penang starting from 21:30 Bukit Mertajam until 21:30 Bukit Mertajam

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

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


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Singapore to Penang, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as SGD 65.48.

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 Singapore and Penang

AirAsia, Eva Air, Firefly, Jetstar Asia, Malaysia Airlines, Scoot, Silkair, Singapore Airlines


Travelling from Singapore 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 Singapore and Penang

Sri Maju Group

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

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

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus