There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN

$33 - $89

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 18 min

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

$18 - $26

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN

$34 - $90

Bus Etika Express  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Nibong

$19 - $23

Train, car ferry  •  5 h 16 min

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

$19 - $28

Bus Transnasional  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Sungai Nibong

$19 - $31

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill 227.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill is to drive which costs RM 70 - RM 110 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill is to fly which costs RM 130 - RM 370 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Penang Hill is 299 km. The road distance is 363.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 6 min and costs RM 80 - RM 95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs RM 130 - RM 370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 80 - RM 95 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill is 363 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill.

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Firefly and Malindo Airways offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 1204+ hotels available in Penang Hill. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill.
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  • Distance: 187 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Penang Hill, Malaysia?

Firefly and Malindo Airways fly from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill hourly. Alternatively, Etika Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Penang Hill every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 4 h 46 min. KBES also services this route every 4 hours.

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
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
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
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
Train operators
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
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
Bus operators
KBES
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
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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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 5.

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