A popular way to travel from Malaysia to Sumatra in Indonesia, is on the Ferry Penang Medan. The ferry to Sumatra is operated by "Langkawi Ferry Services"
Please note this ferry is no longer operating due to competition from the cheap budget airlines - please visit our Flights to Penang page for information on how to fly from Penang to Medan.
Or visit the Langkawi Ferry Services website to confirm.
Boats operate on Monday, Wednesday & Friday only -
9.30am - Check in is one hour before at 8.30am
Departures Medan to Penang :
Boats operate on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday only -
11.00am - Check in is one hour before at 10.00am
The current fares for the ferry Penang Medan are -
Adult RM 110 one way --- RM 180 return
Child ( 3 -11 ) RM 60 one way --- RM 100 return
Child ( under 2 ) RM 40 one way --- RM 50 return
To buy your tickets visit the ticketing agents behind Fort Cornwallis (just head for the Queen Victoria memorial clock tower).
Or call - Ticketing Counter Tel. No.
Penang : 604-2642088
Medan: 6261-4521666, 4527555