Articles about Penang

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What to choose for a holiday: Langkawi or Penang

Pantai Chenang Beach

We have already considered in detail on the pages of our planet information about the islands of Penang and Langkawi. Both islands are among the most popular resorts in Malaysia, primarily due to their accessibility. And so the question of which of the two islands to choose for a holiday arises for most tourists planning a vacation in Malaysia on a ticket. If you do not have time to read detailed information about each of the islands to decide on a choice, we offer you a brief overview and comparison of these resorts...read more...

How to get to Langkawi from Penang and back

Langkawi-Penang Ferry

Islands Penang and Langkawi are separated by just over 100 kilometers. You can get from one island to another by plane, ferry or bus. The best ways are by plane or bus, while traveling by bus is not the best option either in time or money. The fact is that Langkawi is not connected to the mainland by a bridge, and to take a bus, you first need to cross the ferry, and then take a bus. In time, it will take almost a whole day, and for the price you will save almost nothing compared to the plane or ferry. Therefore, further we will consider in all details only the way to get from Penang to Langkawi or back only by plane and ferry...read more...

How to get to Penang from Kuala Lumpur

AirAsia Aircraft

Island Penang is 300 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur (Penang on an interactive map (). You can get to it from the capital by plane, train, bus. Conveniently, the island is connected to the mainland by a bridge, and therefore you can directly get here by bus without changing. The train is also a good option, and although it does not go to the island itself, there is a railway station nearby on the mainland in the town of Butterworth, from which you can reach the ferry to the island on foot.

Prices for flights by plane compete with buses and trains, especially if you buy tickets in advance for Special Offers. If you could not find inexpensive flight options, you can use ground transport, which is also very convenient. For all the ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, read on...read more...

Penang bus stations

Weld Quay Bus Terminal

Weld Quay Bus Terminal (also Jetty), 19-24 Pengkalan Weld, Georgetown. Georgetown city bus station. Almost directly adjacent to the ferry pier (Jetty). For tourists, this station is also important due to the fact that it is the final stop for the 401e bus coming from the airport. From here to the bekpecker zone of Penang hotels...read more...

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