Penang Langkawi Ferry

The best way to travel from Penang to Langkawi is on the Penang Langkawi ferry service operated by "Langkawi Ferry Services".

They operate a fleet of high-speed passengers ferries connecting Langkawi to the Malaysian mainland and Penang to Langkawi ferry terminal in Kuah.

They also operate from Penang to Medan in Sumatra, Indonesia (Medan boat departures are now cancelled).

Ferry Schedule 2017 (Jadual)

Departure Times of boats from Penang to Langkawi :
Two boats a day -



Departure Times of boats from Langkawi to Penang :
Two boats a day -



How much does the boat from Penang to Langkawi cost?

(Harga tiket dari feri Penang ke Langkawi)

The current ticket prices / fares are (without tax shown):

Adult RM 60 one way --- RM 120 return
Child ( 3 -11 ) RM 45 one way --- RM 90 return
Child ( under 2 ) RM 25 one way --- RM 50 return

As from 1st April 2013 a Penang Port Tax of RM 10 (RM 6.30 for all Children) has been added to the above fares. Each passenger has to pay the tax for either departure or arrival in Pulau Pinang.

The high speed boats are scheduled to take two hours 45 minutes to Langkawi, but often takes a little bit longer depending on the weather conditions.

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Where to Buy Tickets for the Penang Langkawi Ferry

There are quite a few ticketing agents behind Fort Cornwallis (just head for the Queen Victoria memorial clock tower). This is also the place you have to go to catch the boat.

Or call - Ticketing Counter Tel. No.
Penang : 604-2642088
Langkawi : 604-9663779

If you want to your book ferry tickets online you can do that here>>>

Just search for - Penang to Langkawi and that will bring up the ferry prices.

If you want to book ferry tickets from Langkawi to Penang - put in "Jetty Langkawi" - then Penang.

You can also visit Penang Langkawi Ferry Online at their official website here>>

Take along some food and drink for the trip as there is nothing available on the boat!

One thing you should know before you go.

These high-speed boats have a habit of making quite a few people sea sick, so if this is you, you may want to take a look at flying between the two islands as an alternative.

It's not that much more expensive with a bit of forward planning.

There are also two other ports along the north-west Malaysian coast where you can catch a ferry to Langkawi island.

The boat trip is much shorter and much cheaper!

You can read all about how to do this trip on our :

If you are arriving in Penang for the first time by boat, the port is just a 10 minute walk away from most of the hotels and guesthouses or you can jump in a taxi for about RM10 (agree a price first).

If you need to catch a bus to other parts of the island, the Jetty bus terminal is less than 5 minutes walk away.

Just turn left as you come out of the terminal and walk along Weld Quay for a few hundred metres - you can't miss it!

For information about arriving / departing from Langkawi Jetty click here>>

Ferry Boats to Langkawi main page >>

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