There are 9 ways to get from Malacca to George Town by bus, plane, train, car ferry or car

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

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN

$16 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 18 min

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

$13 - $14

7 alternative options

Fly from Malacca  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Malacca (MKZ) to Penang (PEN) MKZ - PEN

$38 - $271

Bus to Kuala Lumpur Subang, fly  •  7 h 14 min

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

$23 - $80

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 41 min

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

$27 - $38

Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Nibong

$13 - $15

Bus, train, car ferry  •  8 h 42 min

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

$14 - $24

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 32 min

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

$24 - $35

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Malacca to George Town 312.7 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malacca to George Town is to bus which costs RM 50 - RM 60 and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malacca to George Town is to fly which costs RM 150 - RM 1200 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Malacca and George Town is 415 km. The road distance is 500.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Malacca to George Town, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malacca to George Town. However, there are services departing from Melaka Sentral and arriving at Jln Ria via Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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The best way to get from Malacca to Malacca Airport is to line 65 bus which takes 24 min and costs .

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Malacca to George Town bus services, operated by KKKL Express, depart from Melaka station.

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Map of how to get from Malacca to George Town.
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  • Distance: 259.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

Malindo Airways flies from Malacca to George Town once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malacca to George Town via Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Sungai Nibong, and Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Malacca to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pulau Sebang to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from KL Sentral to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
Bus operators
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Melaka to Klia
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KKKL Express
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Etika Express
KBES
Website
kbes.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kbes.com.my
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Melaka to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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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