How to Reach Penang Hill, Malaysia

The Easiest Way to Reach Penang Hill

HOW TO GET TO PENANG HILL

  • By Air: The Penang airport is recently renovated to become one of the Malaysia’s largest airports and caters flights to Penang from Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Kota Bharu, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Miri, Kuantan, and Langkawi. Direct international flights are available to Hong Kong, Taipei, Guangzhou, Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi, Ko Samui, Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan and Banda Aceh.
  • By Boat: The Penang port offers daily and frequent ferries to and from Langkawi and Sumatra.
  • By Car: You can take the North-South Expressway to get to Penang.
  • By Minivan: Though expensive, this service runs between Ko Phi Phi, Ko Lanta Phuket, Trang, Surat Thani, Krabi, Ko Samui, Ko Pha Ngan, Bangkok, Hat Yai and  Perhentian Islands.
  • By Train: The Butterworth station offers train to and from Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Penang by train is a pleasing journey.
  • By Bus: Penang has bus services that access to  Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu, Johor Bahru, Singapore, Krabi, Phuket and Bangkok.

HOW TO GET AROUND PENANG HILL

  • By Bus: Transportation in Penang is facilitated by Penang rapid buses that have frequent trips to all the parts of the city. Bulk tickets for unlimited travel around the city are cheaper and there is abundant information available on the web as well as the mobile app of the service.
  • By Trishaw: A combined transportation as well as guide is what a trishaw will offer you. A human pulled cart is a great way for getting around at your own pace.
  • By Taxis: Taxis are available and the hotel you are staying at can provide you with one.
  • By Car: Car rental companies are available for getting a drive yourself car.
  • On Foot: The pleasure of visiting this city is doubled when you explore it on foot. There are special pedestrian walkways and walking tours that come with a local guide are also available.

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Modes of Transportation in Penang Hill

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Penang Hill. The most preferred mode of transport in Penang Hill is Car.

Average distance: 17.58 km Average time: 31.89 min

  • Car 71.43%
    Driving 32.6 min Walking 1.6 min Overall average time for 20.51 kms 34.2 min
  • Bike 7.14%
    Bike 60 min Overall average time for 23 kms 60 min
  • Walking 14.29%
    Walking 12.5 min Driving 2.5 min Overall average time for 1.5 kms 15 min
  • Motorbike 7.14%
    Motorbike 14 min Walking 0.5 min Overall average time for 15 kms 14.5 min

How to Reach Penang Hill from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Jelutong to Penang Hill 3.76 km 3 mins
George Town to Penang Hill 9.85 km 47 mins
Butterworth to Penang Hill 11.91 km 29 mins
Perai to Penang Hill 13.73 km 13 mins
Bayan Lepas to Penang Hill 16.22 km 15 mins
Alor Setar to Penang Hill 17.47 km 17 mins
Bukit Mertajam to Penang Hill 20.28 km 20 mins
Sungai Petani to Penang Hill 24.1 km 24 mins
Bedong to Penang Hill 26.67 km 26 mins
Pokok Sena to Penang Hill 30.95 km 30 mins
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