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

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Recommended option

Bus, car ferry, train KTM ETS Malaysia Railway  •  3 h 24 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 train from Butterworth to Taiping

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, train KTM Komuter  •  3 h 38 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 train from Butterworth to Taiping

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Amanjaya
  2. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Taiping

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping 59.9 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping 59.9 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping is to drive which costs RM 18 - RM 27 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping is to taxi which costs RM 210 - RM 260 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping. However, there are services departing from Penang Airport and arriving at Terminal Taiping via Sungai Nibong and Ipoh Aman Jaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Penang Airport (PEN) and Taiping is 71 km. The road distance is 95.8 km.

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The best way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs RM 18 - RM 35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping, including transfers.

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Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping bus services, operated by Sri Maju, depart from Sungai Nibong station.

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Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping bus services, operated by StarMart Express, arrive at Terminal Taiping station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Taiping. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping.
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  • Distance: 44.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping via Terminal Sungai Nibong, Sungai Nibong, Terminal Amanjaya, and Ipoh Aman Jaya in around 5 h 28 min.

Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Taiping
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $5
Platinum
$5 - $7
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Taiping
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh
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 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 Penang Airport (PEN) to Taiping
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com

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