Penang to Genting Highlands Bus

Penang to Genting Highlands Bus

Penang to Genting Highlands Bus Timings & Fare

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Penang to Genting Highlands Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 4 hours 10 mins
Distance: 342 km

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Penang to Genting Highlands Bus

Penang to Genting highlands Bus

Penang is a state on the Northwest coastline of the country of Malaysia. Its capital city George Town is considered to be the second smallest state of the country. Penang island is connected to mainland Malaysia by 2 long road bridges.

Genting Highlands is a resort comprising of malls, amusement parks, hotels, casinos, and more, is located on Mount Ulu Kali (Malaysia). Genting Highlands Resort (also known as Resorts World Genting) serves as the best weekend getaway for people living in cities around the area. The mountain on which the resort is situated has a height of 1,800 meters.

The distance between Penang and Genting Highlands is 346 km by road and it can be covered in 4 hours. Traveling by bus on this route is a viable and convenient option as there are a number of carriers offering their service on this route. There are about six to seven bus service operators who provide multiple buses throughout different times of the day.

Penang to Genting Highlands Bus Details

The different bus service operators providing buses from Penang to Genting Highlands are Joo Seng Travels, Coachliner, 707 Travels, Billion Stars, Shanhua Travels, Beh Tours & Travels, Grassland Travels, etc. Every one of these operators offer a comfortable service and travelers enjoy the hassle-free trip to the resort-town. The major operator on this route is the Joo Seng Travel company. It has both early morning and night buses plying on the route between the source and the destination. The first bus from Penang leaves from Jelutong Shell at 6:50 am for Genting Highlands. Travelers are advised to reach the bus terminals at least 30 mins prior to the departure time in order to coordinate and line up anything which needs to be taken care of. This ensures that every passenger has a hassle-free journey. The last bus from Penang to Genting Highlands leaves at 10:30 pm from Nibong Tebal bus terminal.

Things to do in Genting Highlands

Given below are activities that travelers can indulge in when they visit Genting Highlands:

  • Theme Parks: Genting Highlands won’t disappoint you in terms of theme parks. There are about 10 of them on the mountain and are definitely worth a visit.
  • Explore the Shopping Malls: The place has four shopping malls that have almost everything you need, whether modestly priced or high end, and visitors are hooked on them and spend most of their time shopping.
  • Hit the Casinos: This mountain resort is particularly known for its casinos. So if you are in town and feel like trying your luck or having some fun with your friends, visit the casinos of Genting Highlands.
  • Explore the Nightlife: The nightlife in Genting Highlands is particularly lit as there are a number of night clubs where visitors can enjoy their time and have a good experience.

To enjoy the bus ride and to have a hassle-free journey in Malaysia, book your tickets with redBus.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.


Where can I find the location of my bus stop?
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How early should I arrive for the trip?
Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.
At what time do buses start from Penang to Genting Highlands?
Buses from Penang to Genting Highlands generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.
Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?
This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.
Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?
Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.
Are there any discounts available on the route from Penang to Genting Highlands?
Penang to Genting Highlands is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.



Genting Highlands


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