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There are 5 ways to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu by bus, car ferry, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry, KTM Komuter, taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Penang Airport to Weld Quay
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Sungai Petani
  4. Take a taxi from Sungai Petani to Pengkalan Hulu

$37 - $50

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 48 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 Pengkalan Hulu

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu 66.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu 66.7 miles

$5 - $8

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Alor Setar (AOR) PEN - AOR
  2. Take a taxi from Alor Setar to Pengkalan Hulu

$100 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu is to drive which costs RM 20 - RM 30 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu is to taxi which costs RM 240 - RM 290 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Penang Airport (PEN) and Pengkalan Hulu is 93 km. The road distance is 106.7 km.

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The best way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu without a car is to bus and car ferry and KTM Komuter and taxi which takes 4 h 10 min and costs RM 150 - RM 210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Penang Airport to Alor Setar Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu is 107 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu.

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Malindo Airways, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Penang Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Pengkalan Hulu. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu.
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  • Distance: 58.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Penang Airport (PEN), Malaysia and Pengkalan Hulu, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Penang Airport (PEN) to Pengkalan Hulu. However, you can take the bus to Weld Quay, take the walk to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Butterworth, take the KTM Komuter to Sungai Petani, then take the taxi to Pengkalan Hulu. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, then take the drive to Pengkalan Hulu.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Senai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Rapid Penang
Phone
+6042381212
Email
rapidcare@prasarana.com.my
Website
rapidpg.com.my
Bus from Penang Airport to Weld Quay
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Sungai Petani to Pengkalan Hulu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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