Penang Airport

Penang Airport Information - Travel options from the airport.

Flying into Pulau Pinang you will arrive at Penang International (PEN) which is located in Bayan Lepas, about 16km or 10 miles from George Town.

Arrivals are located on the ground floor, where you will find a Tourist Information Centre, a couple of food outlets, taxi and car hire counters.

Photo of the inside PEN AirportPhoto of the inside PEN Airport Terminal Building

Travel from PEN

By Public Bus

To take the public bus (operated by RapidPenang), you will find the bus stop located on the lower level of the roads that lead to the terminal building.

Bus 401 and 401E will take you to Georgetown and KOMTAR bus terminal, where you can connect with other buses going to anywhere on the island.

These buses then travel near to Chulia street (if you are looking for budget accommodation), then on to the Jetty for the ferry over to Butterworth on the mainland.

Bus 102 will take you to the beach at Batu Feringghi.

For more details, please visit our Penang Airport Bus page here >

To check for the latest bus information, timetables and fares:

You can visit the RapidPenang official website here >

Car Hire

As you come out of the customs area there are many counters where you can book your rental car, or if you want to make an advance booking, you can book online for the best deals.

Taxi from the Airport

There is a taxi counter in arrivals where you can purchase coupons at fixed prices for taxis to take you into George Town or out to the beaches at Batu Ferringhi.

Current Taxi fares (tambang) from the airport are:

PEN to Bayan Lapas RM 18
PEN to KOMTAR Georgetown RM 45
PEN to Batu Ferringhi RM 75

If you are arriving late at night the taxi fare is 50% more between the hours of midnight until 6 am.

Standard taxies can carry four people (with a reasonable amount of luggage).

Larger taxies (vans) are also available for up to 10 people and cost double the rate of the standard taxi.

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Pre-book Penang Airport Transfers

If you would like to pre-book your private transfers or shared transfers before you arrive, please visit this page for more information.

If you are flying into Pulau Pinang and are in need of some accommodation. Please visit our Hotels page where you will find all the best lodging around the island, both on the beaches and in the city of George Town

Related Pages:

How to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Penang by Bus or Train

Airport Bus Services

Bus 102 to Batu Ferringhi

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