There are 8 ways to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth by train, bus, car, taxi, plane or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Tanjung Malim to Butterworth Eg9412 / ...

$30 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$11 - $12

6 alternative options

Bus StarMart Express  •  7 h 50 min

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

$11

Bus Antar Holiday  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Genting Highlands to Sungai Petani

$18 - $21

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Genting Highlands to Butterworth 216.5 miles

$16 - $24

Taxi to Kuala Lumpur Subang, fly to Penang, car ferry  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur Subang
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal

$63 - $125

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, car ferry  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal

$31 - $80

Taxi to Kuala Lumpur Subang, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur Subang
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Butterworth

$58 - $138

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Genting Highlands to Butterworth 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genting Highlands to Butterworth via Kamunting and Kamunting in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Tanjung Malim to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$7 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$14 - $17
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Kamunting to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Antar Holiday
Website
antarholiday.com
Bus from Genting Highlands to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
antarholiday.com
Aerobus
Website
aerobus.my
Bus from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
aerobus.my
Ferry operators
Penang Port
Website
penangport.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
penangport.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Genting Highlands to Butterworth?

The distance between Genting Highlands and Butterworth is 271 km. The road distance is 346 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth?

The cheapest way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth is to bus which costs RM 43 and takes 7 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth?

The quickest way to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth is to taxi and fly and car ferry which takes 3 h 37 min and costs RM 240 - RM 490.

Is there a direct bus between Genting Highlands and Butterworth?

No, there is no direct bus from Genting Highlands to Butterworth. However, there are services departing from First World Hotel and arriving at Butterworth via Kamunting. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth?

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Genting Highlands to Butterworth, including transfers.