Penang Island Blog

Welcome to our Penang Island Blog
Below you will find all the latest pages and updates from www.travel-penang-malaysia.com website.

Our Blog Page keeps you up to date with all the latest new pages and updated pages on our site.

If you want to be notified when something new is put on our site, please subscribe to our blog by click on the RSS feed on the left of the page (bottom of the page if you are viewing this on your mobile).

Penang Langkawi Ferry Timetable 2020 Duration Ticket Price Harga Tiket

The Penang Langkawi ferry service offers daily departures between George Town on Penang Island (Pulau Pinang) and Kuah on Langkawi Island (Pulau Langkawi). These fast (high speed) boats are operated by Langkawi Ferry Services with a trip time of...

Continue reading "Penang Langkawi Ferry Timetable 2020 Duration Ticket Price Harga Tiket"

Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur - How to Go by Ferry, Bus, Train, Flight

There are several options to get from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur (KL) - Travel overland by boat, coach and rail or take a cheap flight from LGK to KLIS or SZB...

Continue reading "Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur - How to Go by Ferry, Bus, Train, Flight"

ETS Train Penang to Ipoh Schedule (Jadual) 2020 Butterworth

Travel on the fast ETS train Penang to Ipoh from Butterworth Railway Station (Penang Sentral) - Schedule, Fares (Tambang), Booking...

Continue reading "ETS Train Penang to Ipoh Schedule (Jadual) 2020 Butterworth"

Arau Komuter Train Timetable 2020 (Jadual KTM Komuter Arau)

Find the latest KTM Arau Komuter Train Timetable for cheap rail trips to Padang Besar, Butterworth (Penang Sentral), Alor Setar, Sungai Petani, Bukit Mertajam..

Continue reading "Arau Komuter Train Timetable 2020 (Jadual KTM Komuter Arau)"

Kuala Lumpur to Georgetown - How to Travel by Bus, Train, Flight

If you want to kow the best way to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Georgetown, Penang Island, you have a choice of going by rail, road or flying to PEN Airport...

Continue reading "Kuala Lumpur to Georgetown - How to Travel by Bus, Train, Flight"

Langkawi to Penang - How to Travel by Bus, Train, Ferry, Car, Flight

Want to find the best, cheapest, quickest ways to travel from Langkawi to Penang island (Georgetown)? Fly, direct ferry, go via Kedah or Perlis on a bus / rail

Continue reading "Langkawi to Penang - How to Travel by Bus, Train, Ferry, Car, Flight"

ETS Train KL to Penang Schedule 2020 Jadual KTM KL Sentral Butterworth

Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang by train - Latest KTMB Timetable, Ticket Prices, Duration, Online Booking for the ETS Train KL to Penang Sentral Butterworth

Continue reading "ETS Train KL to Penang Schedule 2020 Jadual KTM KL Sentral Butterworth"

Penang to Langkawi - How to Travel by Bus, Train, Flight, Ferry, Car

How to get from Penang to Langkawi? You have a choice of a direct ferry from Georgetown to Kuah, a flight from PEN to LGK or for the cheapest way you can go...

Continue reading "Penang to Langkawi - How to Travel by Bus, Train, Flight, Ferry, Car"

New Hotels in Singapore 2019 / 2020 (hotel baru) Newest Openings

Best new Hotels in Singapore opened in Orchard Road area, Chinatown, Little India, CBD, Tanjong Pagar, Marina Bay, Bugis, Robertson Quay, Boat Quay, Sentosa Is.

Continue reading "New Hotels in Singapore 2019 / 2020 (hotel baru) Newest Openings"

New Hotel in Bangkok 2020, 2019 Latest 4, 5 Star Sukhumvit...

Want to find a new Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. See our list of the best, latest accommodation to open. Newest hotels in Sukhumvit, Pratunam, CBD, Ekamai...

Continue reading "New Hotel in Bangkok 2020, 2019 Latest 4, 5 Star Sukhumvit..."

Padang Besar to Hat Yai - How to Travel by Train, Bus, Van / Minibus

Want to know how to travel from the Malaysia border at Padang Besar to Hat Yai in Thailand (Padang Besar ke Hatyai) or vice versa - Information on Shuttle Trains, buses, minibuses and taxi....

Continue reading "Padang Besar to Hat Yai - How to Travel by Train, Bus, Van / Minibus"

ETS to Hatyai Timetable (Jadual ETS ke Hatyai) Price KTM Train

If you want to take an ETS to Hatyai Junction (ETS ke Hatyai), currently you have to take two separate services - KTM train to Padang Besar - SRT Shuttle train

Continue reading "ETS to Hatyai Timetable (Jadual ETS ke Hatyai) Price KTM Train"

Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang KLIA / KLIA2 (KUL) - Bus, Train, Flight

How to travel from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang Island (Georgetown) by direct bus from KLIA to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) or from TBS to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal, KLIA Express / ETS train via KL Sentral to Butterworth or flights from KUL to PEN...

Continue reading "Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang KLIA / KLIA2 (KUL) - Bus, Train, Flight"

Penang Monkey Beach Tour / Excursion / Day Trip & BBQ

If you want to visit one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, a Penang Monkey Beach tour is an easy and popular way to get to this isolated beach. The tour includes pick-up from your hotel, boat to the beach and a BBQ lunch, then the return journey to your hotel...

Continue reading "Penang Monkey Beach Tour / Excursion / Day Trip & BBQ"

Penang National Park - Taman Negara Pulau Pinang Malaysia

A great day trip while visiting Pulau Pinang, is to travel out to the Penang National Park (Taman Negara), located on the north-west corner of the island in Teluk Bahang. Take a bus from Georgetown and go jungle trekking / hiking, relax on a beautiful beach, take a boat...

Continue reading "Penang National Park - Taman Negara Pulau Pinang Malaysia"

Padang Besar to Hat Yai Train, Shuttle Timetable 2020 Jadual Keretapi

If you want to travel from the Thailand / Malaysia border on the Padang Besar to Hat Yai train (Keretapi dari Padang Besar ke Hatyai), there are two relatively cheap Shuttle services a day, as well as the International Express, or take a bus or minivan by crossing the...

Continue reading "Padang Besar to Hat Yai Train, Shuttle Timetable 2020 Jadual Keretapi"

Hat Yai to Padang Besar Train Timetable (Jadual) - Fares 2019, 2020

Information on the Hat Yai to Padang Besar Train from Thailand to Malaysia - Schedules (Jadual) - Ticket Prices and onward travel from Pdg. Besar by KTM Komuter services or the fast Electric Train Services (ETS) or bus...

Continue reading "Hat Yai to Padang Besar Train Timetable (Jadual) - Fares 2019, 2020"

Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi Schedule, (Jadual Feri) 2019, 2020

The Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi Island leaves from Kuala Perlis Jetty (jeti) to Kuah and is the cheapest boat trip to Pulau Langkawi as well as being the shortest - See the latest boat timetable (jadual perjalanan), ticket prices (harga tiket), book seats online...

Continue reading "Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi Schedule, (Jadual Feri) 2019, 2020"

ETS Train Penang to Kuala Lumpur Schedule 2020 Jadual Butterworth - KL

See the latest timetable (jadual perjalanan) for the fast ETS Train Penang to Kuala Lumpur (Pulau Pinang Butterworth to KL Sentral Railway Station) for both Gold and Platinum Services - Ticket Prices (harga tiket kereta api) - Online booking...

Continue reading "ETS Train Penang to Kuala Lumpur Schedule 2020 Jadual Butterworth - KL"

Thai Embassy Penang - Royal Thai Consulate Penang Malaysia

If you need a Thai tourist visa you will want to visit the Thai Embassy Penang - Opening hours, Address and location map and tips on how to get there..

Continue reading "Thai Embassy Penang - Royal Thai Consulate Penang Malaysia"

New Hotels in Penang 2019 / 2020 - Georgetown, Batu Ferringhi, KOMTAR

See our list of the latest New Hotels in Penang Island (Hotel Baru / Terbaru di Penang), Georgetown old town, city centre, near KOMTAR and Batu Ferringhi Beach, Malaysia. Newest accommodation in Pulau Pinang. Budget to luxury resorts, boutique heritage..

Continue reading "New Hotels in Penang 2019 / 2020 - Georgetown, Batu Ferringhi, KOMTAR"

KL to Hat Yai Train Schedule Fare 2020 KTM Kuala Lumpur KL Sentral

Information on the Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station - KL to Hat Yai Train - How to travel - ticket prices (harga tiket kereta api), timetables (Jadual perjalanan), trip duration - ETS to Padang Besar (book online) - Shuttle to Hat Yai Junction...

Continue reading "KL to Hat Yai Train Schedule Fare 2020 KTM Kuala Lumpur KL Sentral"

ETS Train Timetable 2019 2020 KTM Jadual Perjalanan ETS Ke Utara North

See the latest new ETS Train Timetable (jadual perjalanan KTM) for Electric Train Services northbound route (Laluan ETS ke Utara) - Gemas, Seremban, KL Sentral, Ipoh, Butterworth, Alor setar, Arau, Kampar, BM, Taiping, Kuala Kangsar, Batu Gajah, Tapah Road...

Continue reading "ETS Train Timetable 2019 2020 KTM Jadual Perjalanan ETS Ke Utara North"

KTM ETS Timetable 2019, 2020 (Jadual Perjalanan ke Selatan) Southbound

See the new KTM ETS Timetable (Jadual Waktu KTM) for southbound high speed Electric Train Services from Padang Besar, Arau, Alor Setar, Sungai Petani, Butterworth, Taiping, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Tampin, Gemas...

Continue reading "KTM ETS Timetable 2019, 2020 (Jadual Perjalanan ke Selatan) Southbound"

Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi Schedule (Jadual) 2019, 2020 Price

Travel to Pulau Langkawi on the Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi Jetty (Kuah). Latest timetable (jadual), ticket prices (tambang / harga tiket), book online..

Continue reading "Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi Schedule (Jadual) 2019, 2020 Price"

4 Star Hotel in Penang List - Georgetown - Batu Ferringhi Beach

Looking for the best 4 Star Hotel in Penang Island, Malaysia? See our selection of the best deluxe accommodation in George Town city centre, to the beach resorts of Batu Ferringhi or Tanjung Bungah, deluxe hotels in Bayan Lepas near Penang airport...

Continue reading "4 Star Hotel in Penang List - Georgetown - Batu Ferringhi Beach"

Penang Sungai Petani Train Schedule KTM Komuter - ETS - Fares 2020

Travel from Butterworth Penang to Sungai Petani on the new Komuter Utara (north) trains now operating between Butterworth and Padang Besar - Fares / Tambang...

Continue reading "Penang Sungai Petani Train Schedule KTM Komuter - ETS - Fares 2020"

KTM Komuter Butterworth Shuttle Train Schedule 2020 (Jadual)

There are new KTM Komuter Butterworth to Kamunting Shuttle Train Services (now extended to Padang Rengas) and a new Butterworth to Padang Besar commuter via Sg. Petani, Alor Setar, Arau..

Continue reading "KTM Komuter Butterworth Shuttle Train Schedule 2020 (Jadual)"

Bus from Penang to KL Sentral for KLIA / KLIA2 (KUL) Airport

If you want to travel by bus from Penang to Kl Sentral in Kuala Lumpur to get to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL - KLIA / KLIA2) there are number of bus companies that stop off at KL's main transport hub or now you can take a direct bus from Butterworth to KL airport...

Continue reading "Bus from Penang to KL Sentral for KLIA / KLIA2 (KUL) Airport"

Butterworth Bus Terminal Penang Sentral Malaysia

The Butterworth Bus Terminal (Stesen Bas Butterworth) is ideally located right next to the train station and ferry terminal (jetty) and is the busiest of Penang's bus stations with coaches...

Continue reading "Butterworth Bus Terminal Penang Sentral Malaysia"

KTM Butterworth Train Station Penang Malaysia (Stesen Keretapi Butterworth)

Information on Butterworth Train Station Penang Malaysia - The old railway station at Butterworth has been demolished and has been replaced by a new .....

Continue reading "KTM Butterworth Train Station Penang Malaysia (Stesen Keretapi Butterworth) "

Penang Boutique Hotel List

If you are looking for a Penang Boutique Hotel to stay in while on the island you will be spoiled for choice, with some amazing and unique accommodation that you will rarely find in Malaysia

Continue reading "Penang Boutique Hotel List"

Penang Esplanade (Padang Kota Lama)

The large green and waterfront promenade in Georgetown is known as the Penang Esplanade or Padang Kota Lama in Malay and a must visit for everyone to the island...

Continue reading "Penang Esplanade (Padang Kota Lama)"

Armenian Street Penang George Town - Lebuh Armenian

One place most visitors to Georgetown come to is the lovely area around Armenian Street Penang, with many restored houses and Temples in this area, a night market, street art...

Continue reading "Armenian Street Penang George Town - Lebuh Armenian"

Penang Street Art Location - Map - Wall Painting Photos

See the best of Penang Street Art in George Town, with pictures, location details and link to the Penang Tourist websites map and brochure

Continue reading "Penang Street Art Location - Map - Wall Painting Photos"

Macalister Road Hotels Penang (Jalan Macalister)

See all the best Macalister Road Hotels (Jalan Macalister) in George Town - with accommodation near the KOMTAR end of the road, or close to the Loh Guan Lye Hospital and Island Hospital

Continue reading "Macalister Road Hotels Penang (Jalan Macalister)"

KTM Penang Melaka Train (Butterworth - Tampin) Times and Fares - ETS

Travel on the KTM Penang Melaka Train (via Tampin) with information on bus connections from Tampin Railway station to Melaka Sentral...

Continue reading "KTM Penang Melaka Train (Butterworth - Tampin) Times and Fares - ETS"

Pinang Peranakan Mansion Museum Entrance Fee - Opening Hours - Photos

The Pinang Peranakan Mansion is a museum that allows you a glimpse back in time as to how the rich Straits Chinese settlers (known as Peranakans or Babas and Nyonyas) once lived in Georgetwon Penang

Continue reading "Pinang Peranakan Mansion Museum Entrance Fee - Opening Hours - Photos"

Hotels near the Penang Ferry Terminal / Jetty (Pengkalan Weld)

Find a list of all the hotels near the Penang Ferry service to Butterworth (Jetty) - Read Reviews and check for the best room rates online...

Continue reading "Hotels near the Penang Ferry Terminal / Jetty (Pengkalan Weld)"

Hotels Near Little India Penang - Georgetown - Cheap Budget Accommodation

Looking for Hotels near Little India in Georgetown Penang - Find some of the best places to stay with a number of budget backpackers hostels and guesthouses and a few boutique hotels...

Continue reading "Hotels Near Little India Penang - Georgetown - Cheap Budget Accommodation"

Penang Melaka Bus / Coach Times and Fares

There are a few bus companies that operate a direct Penang Melaka Bus service. Find bus Times and Fares here or use our online bus ticket booking service ...

Continue reading "Penang Melaka Bus / Coach Times and Fares"

Bus to Batu Ferringhi Beach from George Town or Penang Airport

Catch a Bus to Batu Ferringhi Beach from Penang Airport, George Town - Chulia Street, Jetty, KOMTAR, Gurney Drive...

Continue reading "Bus to Batu Ferringhi Beach from George Town or Penang Airport"

Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok by Train KTM ETS / SRT Intercity Sleeper

If you would like to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok by train or from Bangkok to KL by train you will have to make at least one stop / change along the way as there is no direct..

Continue reading "Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok by Train KTM ETS / SRT Intercity Sleeper"

Where To Stay In Penang Island Malaysia

Once you have decided that you want to visit Penang, you will then have to decide where to stay in Penang. Would you like to stay in Penang city (Georgetown) or would you rather stay by the beach

Continue reading "Where To Stay In Penang Island Malaysia"

Penang to Alor Setar - How to Travel by Bus, Train (KTM Komuter)

One way to travel from Penang to Alor Setar is by regular bus from Butterworth Bus Station (Penang Sentral). Or, there is a far more easier option that is quicker and cheaper, as you can now take one of the new regular KTM Komuter (commuter) train services from...

Continue reading "Penang to Alor Setar - How to Travel by Bus, Train (KTM Komuter)"

Walking Up Penang Hill - Bukit Bendara

If you are planning on Walking Up Penang Hill, we tell you where and how to get there - hike the road or old heritage trail - Miniot Road...

Continue reading "Walking Up Penang Hill - Bukit Bendara"

Padang Besar Border Crossing Thai Malaysia Immigration Operating Hours

If you want to travel between Malaysia and Thailand using public transport, then the Padang Besar Border (sempadan) is the best place to go to. Located next to the railway station the Padang Besar Immigration (imigresen) opening time / operating hours (waktu operasi) are...

Continue reading "Padang Besar Border Crossing Thai Malaysia Immigration Operating Hours"

Padang Besar Bus to Kangar / Kuala Perlis Jetty from the Border...

Information on where and how to get the Padang Besar Bus to Kangar in Malaysia or Hat Yai in Thailand. From Kangar you can take a bus to Kuala Perlis Jetty for the ferry to Langkawi, Alor Setar, Butterworth Penang, Kuala Lumpur (TBS Bus Terminal)...

Continue reading "Padang Besar Bus to Kangar / Kuala Perlis Jetty from the Border..."