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There are 10 ways to get from Singapore to Kepala Batas by bus, plane, car ferry, taxi, subway, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus to Senai, fly to Penang, car ferry, taxi  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Woodlands Checkpoint Out
  2. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Penang (PEN) JHB - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take a taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas

RM 164 - RM 289

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Tasek Gelugor Gemas

RM 120 - RM 165

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Subway to Singapore Changi, fly to Penang, car ferry, taxi  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the subway from City Hall to Tanah Merah
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Penang (PEN) SIN - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take a taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas

RM 338 - RM 853

Bus to Senai, fly to Alor Setar, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Woodlands Checkpoint Out
  2. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Alor Setar (AOR) JHB - AOR
  3. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor

RM 151 - RM 359

Fly Singapore Changi to Alor Setar, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Alor Setar (AOR) SIN - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor

RM 180 - RM 273

Fly Singapore Changi to Ipoh, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Ipoh (IPH) SIN - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Tasek Gelugor

RM 146 - RM 242

Bus via Johor Bahru  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Johor Bahru to Butterworth

RM 130 - RM 155

Bus  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Beach Road to Butterworth

RM 237 - RM 258

Train  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas KTM Intercity
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Tasek Gelugor Gemas

RM 134 - RM 188

Drive  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Singapore to Kepala Batas 716 km

RM 360 - RM 550

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kepala Batas is 03 88810200.

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The social distance requirement in Kepala Batas is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Kepala Batas is to bus via Johor Bahru which costs $40 - $55 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Kepala Batas is to subway and fly and car ferry and taxi which costs $110 - $280 and takes 6h 14m.

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The distance between Singapore and Kepala Batas is 604 km. The road distance is 716 km.

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The best way to get from Singapore to Kepala Batas without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 53m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Singapore to Kepala Batas, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Singapore to Kepala Batas is to bus via Johor Bahru which takes 11h 30m and costs $40 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 14h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Senai Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Singapore to Kepala Batas is 716 km. It takes approximately 7h 32m to drive from Singapore to Kepala Batas.

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Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and AirAsia offer flights from Senai Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 890+ hotels available in Kepala Batas. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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  • Distance: 604.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Singapore and Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia?

KPB Express operates a bus from Johor Bahru to Butterworth 4 times a day. Tickets cost RM 65 and the journey takes 9h 9m. Mayang Sari Express also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Singapore to Kepala Batas via Johor Bahru Check Point, Johor Bahru Sentral, Gemas, and Tasek Gelugor in around 14h 48m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Senai to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 370
Flights from Senai to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 370
Flights from Singapore Changi to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 150
Flights from Senai to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 85 - RM 420
Flights from Senai to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 85 - RM 420
Flights from Singapore Changi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 180
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 80 - RM 150
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 230
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Senai to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 600
Flights from Senai to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 1000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1600
Flights from Senai to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 750
Flights from Senai to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 270 - RM 600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Senai to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 600
Flights from Senai to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 700
Flights from Senai to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 750
SilkAir
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 1000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1100
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 430 - RM 1100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1100
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 950
Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from City Hall to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
RM 3 - RM 8
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 9 - RM 11
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 16 - RM 19
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 14 - RM 15
Gold
RM 16 - RM 19
Platinum
RM 20 - RM 24
Train from Ipoh to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 29 - RM 33
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 21 - RM 23
Gold
RM 29 - RM 33
Platinum
RM 35 - RM 45
Train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 55 - RM 65
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 38 - RM 42
Gold
RM 55 - RM 65
Platinum
RM 75 - RM 85
Train from Gemas to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 75 - RM 90
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 51 - RM 55
Gold
RM 75 - RM 90
Platinum
RM 100 - RM 120
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 11 - RM 35
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
RM 11 - RM 13
Superior
RM 17 - RM 23
Superior Night
RM 24 - RM 35
Premier
RM 35 - RM 38
Premier Night
RM 50 - RM 60
Bus operators
Causeway Link
Phone
07-224 5602
Email
feedback@support.causewaylink.com.my
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Woodlands Checkpoint Out
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 5
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 92
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Book at
easybook.com
Grassland Express
Phone
+65 6292 1166
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 107
Schedules at
grasslandsg.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Singapore Beach Road to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 174
Schedules at
b2c.supernice.com.sg
Book at
easybook.com
Star Qistna
Phone
012 787 5144
Website
starqistna.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
starqistna.com
Book at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 60
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
KPB Express
Phone
+604 332 6815
Website
kpbekspres.com
Bus from Johor Bahru to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 65
Schedules at
easybook.com
Mayang Sari Express
Phone
(06) 985 0284
Email
expressmayangsari@yahoo.com
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 75
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Phone
03-7885 2585
Email
suggest@rapidkl.com.my
Website
myrapid.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 1 - RM 8
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
RM 2
Car
RM 8
Bicycle
RM 2
Motorcycle
RM 2
Tricycle
RM 3
Other operators
Taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 75
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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