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

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, car ferry  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Batang Kali to Butterworth
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from First World Hotel to Kamunting
  2. Take the bus from Kamunting to Butterworth
  3. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal

$13 - $14

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Genting Highlands to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal

$17 - $25

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Genting Highlands to George Town 223.2 miles

$16 - $25

Bus, fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN

$19 - $66

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genting Highlands to George Town is to bus and car ferry which costs RM 51 - RM 56 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genting Highlands to George Town is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 100 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Genting Highlands and George Town is 274 km. The road distance is 357.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Genting Highlands to George Town, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Genting Highlands to George Town. However, you can take the taxi to Batang Kali, take the train to Butterworth, take the walk to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, then take the car ferry to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Genting Highlands to George Town via Kamunting, Butterworth, and Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal in around 7 h 47 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
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$15 - $18
Bus operators
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
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda 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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