There are 5 ways to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Batang Kali to Butterworth

$29 - $37

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Bus StarMart Express  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from First World Hotel to Kamunting
  2. Take the bus from Kamunting to Butterworth

$9 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus New Asian Travel  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from First World Genting Highlands to Ipoh Aman Jaya
  2. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Butterworth Bus Terminal

$11 - $16

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Genting Highlands to Butterworth 216.5 miles

$16 - $24

Bus, train, fly, car ferry  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Awana Bus Terminal to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  4. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal

$24 - $78

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The cheapest way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth is to bus which costs RM 35 - RM 50 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 100 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genting Highlands to Butterworth. However, there are services departing from First World Genting Highlands and arriving at Butterworth Bus Terminal via Ipoh Aman Jaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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The distance between Genting Highlands and Butterworth is 271 km. The road distance is 346.3 km.

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The best way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs RM 110 - RM 160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth, including transfers.

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Genting Highlands to Butterworth bus services, operated by New Asian Travel, depart from First World Genting Highlands station.

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The best way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs RM 110 - RM 160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 45 - RM 70 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Genting Highlands to Butterworth bus services, operated by Express Kesatuan, arrive at Butterworth Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth.
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  • Distance: 169.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia and Butterworth, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Genting Highlands to Butterworth once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genting Highlands to Butterworth via Ipoh Aman Jaya in around 6 h 38 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Batang Kali to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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Silver
$8 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$15 - $18
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from First World Genting Highlands to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kamunting to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Genting Express
Bus from Awana Bus Terminal to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rwgenting.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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Yes, the driving distance between Genting Highlands to Butterworth is 346 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Genting Highlands to Butterworth.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Butterworth. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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