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

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Fly from Malacca  •  3 h 33 min

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

$38 - $270

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Bus  •  8 h 10 min

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

$12 - $14

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Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  4 h 53 min

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

$16 - $62

Bus to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN

$22 - $78

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 42 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, car ferry  •  7 h 50 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

$12 - $14

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

$13 - $23

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

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The cheapest way to get from Malacca to George Town is to bus which costs RM 50 - RM 60 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malacca to George Town is to fly which costs RM 160 - RM 1200 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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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 Komtar via Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and Terminal Sungai Nibong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 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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The best way to get from Malacca to George Town without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 42 min and costs RM 110 - RM 160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Malacca to George Town, including transfers.

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Malacca to George Town bus services, operated by Delima, depart from Melaka Sentral station.

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The best way to get from Malacca to George Town is to fly which takes 3 h 33 min and costs RM 160 - RM 1200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 50 - RM 60 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Malacca Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Malacca to George Town bus services, operated by Etika Express, arrive at Sungai Nibong station.

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Map of how to get from Malacca to George Town.
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  • Distance: 259.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 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 Sungai Nibong in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah 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
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah 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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Malacca to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah 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
ktmb.com.my
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Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from KL Sentral to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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
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
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Delima
Website
delima.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
delima.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
KKKL Express
Phone
012-784 9999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
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
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
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
easybook.com
Etika Express
Website
etikadelta.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
facebook.com
Book at
easybook.com
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
$9
Schedules at
kbes.com.my
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Penang Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plusliner.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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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Malacca to George Town is 500 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Malacca to George Town.

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Malindo Airways offers flights from Malacca Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 1412+ hotels available in George Town. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malacca to Malacca Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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