How To Reach Penang

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By Air

Penang is easily accessible by air as it is served by airlines plying international and domestic routes. Penang International Airport is approximately 20 kilometres from the City Centre. Taxis are available at the airport and generally have a fixed cost. You may also choose to travel by the Penang Yellow Bus Co. that operates on an hourly basis from the airport to Weld Quay (Pengkalan Weld) in the city.

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By Train

Travellers can also take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth. The journey takes about 6 hours and you have the opportunity to enjoy the views of the countryside. From Butterworth there is a ferry connection to Penang. These services are available round the clock for both passengers and vehicles.

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Road/Self Drive

With the opening of the Penang Bridge, driving to Penang has become very convenient and is highly recommended. Renting your own car gives you the flexibility to drive around the city.