How do you get to Penang island?

How do you get to Penang island?

By Flight. The Penang International Airport located in Bayan Lepas receives direct flights from major capitals in the region. Malaysian Airlines (MAS) operates more than 20 flights daily to and from Penang. Budget airlines such as Air Asia and Firefly also offer flights at competitive rates to and from this island.

How much is taxi from KL to Penang?

The typical Kuala Lumpur to Penang taxi fare is RM 805.

How do I get from Kuala Lumpur to Penang by train?

Hop aboard the ETS train Operated by the national railway company Keretapi Tanah Melayu, the Electronic Train Service (ETS) runs a route from KL Sentral to Penang Butterworth five times a day. Each ride takes up to 4 hours, depending on the number of stops between KL and Penang. Tickets cost RM59 (USD $14.75).

Is Penang near Kuala Lumpur?

Penang is also easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur and the travel distance is approximately 370 km by land. Penang Island has aso an international airport in the south of island. Penang is a tourist site and one of the most important transport hub in the north of Malaysia.

Is it safe to visit Penang?

All in all, Penang is generally safe for travelers, since it is locals who are often the targets of crime. Experienced tourists will encounter almost no problems in Penang.

Which is better Langkawi or Penang?

Shopping will be better in Penang than Langkawi but there are lots of lovely beaches and beautiful scenery on Langkawi and life is very slow. Culturally the two islands are quite different. Penang is Chinese dominated whereas Langkawi has a large Moslem presence. Many restaurants in Langkawi do not serve alcohol.

Is Penang better than KL?

So far, the score stands thus: KL has 22 points while Penang is close behind with 19 points. Stay tuned for the second part where we take a look at nightlife, shopping, transportation network, environment, tourism in both cities before tallying up the final school to see which city reigns victorious!

Can I travel from KL to Penang during Cmco?

Movement within the PKPB/CMCO area is permitted. Kuala Lumpur and Selangor are considered one zone, thus cross-movement is allowed. However, movement to other PKPB/CMCO areas, MCO/PKP, RMCO/PKPP and Enhanced MCO (EMCO/PKPD) areas is not permitted, except with PDRM’s permission.

What is the best time of year to visit Penang?

Best Time to Visit Penang

  • November to January: This is the best time to go to Penang as the weather is very pleasant and conducive for sightseeing.
  • February to April: This is a quieter time to visit Penang as many of the tourists have left after the New Year celebrations.

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