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Penang - Getting There

By Air
Penang is easily accessible by air with daily flights from major capitals of the region. It has direct links with Singapore, Bangkok, Nagoya, Medan, Xiamen (China) and Madras, operated by Malaysia Airlines. The airlines also operates more than 20 flights daily between Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

The Penang International Airport is about 20 km from the city center. Taxis plying the route follow the coupon system by which fixed fares are charged between the airport and various destinations in Penang. Limousines charge higher fares.

The Penang Yellow Bus Co. operates an hourly service between the Airport and Weld Quay in the city between 6.00am to 10.00pm daily (Bus No. 83).


By Road
Penang Island is accessible by road via the Penang Bridge. A charge of RM7.00 is levied on all classes of cars using the bridge at the toll plaza in Prai on the mainland. No payment is required for the return trip form the island to the mainland.

By Ferry
From Butterworth, it is necessary to take the ferry to Penang Island. Operated by the Penang Port Commission, the ferry service is available around the clock for both passengers and vehicles. Fares for passengers and vehicle charges are collected at the Butterworth terminal. No payment is required for the return journey.

Ferry

By Rail
The train journey from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth takes approximately 6 hours and affords the opportunity to view the scenic countryside of Peninsular Malaysia. Comfortable air-conditioned coaches are available for first and second class passengers. Malayan Railway or Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) also operates regular services to Alor Setar, Padang Besar, Haadyai and Bangkok from Butterworth. For enquiries regarding train services or fares, contact the KTMB offices at Port Weld in Penang (Tel: 604-261 0290) or Butterworth (Tel: 604-331 2796).

PENANG
Introduction
Location Map
Getting There
Moving Around
Major City Distance
Accommodation
 
Islands & Beaches
Penang's Famed Beaches
Aman Island
Jerejak Island
Places of Interest
Batu Ferringhi's Sidewalk Bazaar
Bird Park
Botanic Gardens
Bukit Jambul Orchid and Hibiscus Garden
Butterfly Farm
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
City Hall Esplanade
Clock Tower
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Fort Cornwallis
Gurney Drive
Kapitan Kling Mosque
Kek Lok Si Temple
Khoo Kongsi
Komtar
Kuan Yin Temple
Penang Bridge
Penang Museum
P. Ramlee's House
Snake Temple
St George's Church
Tropical Fruit Farm
Wat Chayamangkalaram
Hills/Forest Parks
Teluk Bahang Recreational Forest
Penang Hill
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