There are 10 ways to get from George Town to Mersing by car ferry, bus, train, taxi, 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

Car ferry, bus Cepat Express  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to Mersing

$17

9 alternative options

Car ferry, train, taxi  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the train from Butterworth to Gemas
  3. Take the train from Gemas to Paloh
  4. Take a taxi from Paloh to Mersing

$58 - $85

Car ferry, bus Transnasional  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing

$18

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 6 min

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

$30 - $50

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from George Town to Mersing 440.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Johor Bahru, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Johor Bahru (JHB) PEN - JHB
  2. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing

$38 - $120

Fly to Kuantan, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kuantan (KUA) PEN - KUA
  2. Take the bus from Kuantan to Mersing

$53 - $187

Fly to Singapore, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Singapore (SIN) PEN - SIN
  2. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing

$34 - $153

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) PEN - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing

$35 - $91

Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) PEN - SZB
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing

$45 - $104

What companies run services between George Town, Malaysia and Mersing, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from George Town to Mersing. However, you can take the car ferry to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Butterworth, then take the bus to Mersing. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Butterworth, take the train to Gemas, take the train to Paloh, then take the taxi to Mersing.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Flights from Penang to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Penang to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Penang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Penang to Singapore via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Flights from Penang to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Penang to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Penang to Singapore via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $120
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Penang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Flights from Penang to Singapore via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Flights from Penang to Singapore via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Flights from Penang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Penang to Singapore via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Penang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Penang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $190
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Penang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Gemas
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $14
Gold
$19 - $22
Platinum
$25 - $29
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Paloh
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$1 - $3
Superior
$2 - $4
Superior Night
$4 - $7
Premier
$5 - $6
Premier Night
$8 - $12
KLIA Transit
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Mersing
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Kuantan to Mersing
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Mersing
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Mersing
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Larkin Terminal to Mersing
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.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 Paloh to Mersing
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Persekutuan Driver
Phone
+60 7-771 2539

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Questions & Answers

The distance between George Town and Mersing is 511 km. The road distance is 704 km.

The cheapest way to get from George Town to Mersing is to car ferry and bus which costs RM 68 and takes 11 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from George Town to Mersing is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 18 min and costs RM 140 - RM 470.

It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to get from George Town to Mersing, including transfers.