How and what to get to Langkawi from Penang and back c
The Islands of Penang and Langkawi are separated by slightly more than 100 kilometers. To get from one island to another by plane, ferry or bus. Optimal methods are an airplane or a bus, while commuting by bus is not the best option neither the time nor the money. The fact that Langkawi is not connected to the mainland by a bridge, and to take the bus, you first need to cross on the ferry, but the idea has to catch the bus. At the time it will take almost the whole day, and at the price you practically nothing will save compared to by plane or ferry. Therefore, we next consider in full detail only way to get from Penang to Langkawi or return only by plane and ferry.
- How to get to Langkawi: all the ways
- How to get to Langkawi from Kuala Lumpur
- How to get to Langkawi from Thailand
- Ferries and jetty Langkawi
- Langkawi Airport
- How to get to Penang
On the plane
Planes flying between the Islands regularly, and despite the short distance, it is full of ships, not small propeller planes. Flights provided by local airlines, Malaysia Airline, Airasia and Firefly budget. 4-5 daily flights. Prices for round trip tickets start from $ 20 shares (10 each way), and from $ 40 standard price. To buy a cheap ticket, you need to constantly monitor the prices of budget airlines, and then it will be possible to buy a ticket even for $ 10-15.
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Langkawi airport with the island's beaches can only be reached by taxi, as public transport on Langkawi no. The taxi ride to the popular beach of Pantai Cenang will cost 20 ringgit (about $ 5). Penang urban transport, it is much better to get to Georgetown or one of the beaches of Penang local bus for a mere ringgit, or about $ 1. Thus, the flight one way from Penang to Langkawi or Vice versa, including taxi and bus, will cost about 15-20 dollars when buying a cheap ticket is a ticket for the shares, or about $ 30 when you purchase a normal ticket.
On the ferry
Between Langkawi and Penang twice daily ferries run. It is a simple ferry with a minimum of amenities, but quite fast, and 100 miles it covers slightly more than 2 hours. The cost is 60 ringgit (about US $ 14) per adult, 45 ringgit for children ages 3-11, 25 ringgit for children up to 3 years.
Langkawi ferries depart from the main jetty Kuah Jetty in the town of Kuah Town (jetty on the map). To get to the resorts Langkawi is possible only by taxi. Trip from the most popular beach in Langkawi, Pantai Cenang will cost 25 ringgit. Penang ferries depart from the main Swettenham pier (pier on the map). It is located in the heart of Georgetown, and reach it on foot or on city buses.
The cost of the ferry Langkawi-Penang (March 2018):
|Adult||Child (3-11 years)||Children (under 2 years)|
|One way||from 70 ringgit
(about $ 18)
(about 13 US dollars)
(about 8 USD)
|There and back||140 ringgit||100 ringgit||60 ringgit|
The schedule of the ferry from Langkawi-Penang (March 2018):
|Departure from Langkawi||Departure from Penang|
Check the schedule and book tickets on the website - busonlineticket.com.