Flight Review – AirAsia AK6285: Melaka to Penang by Airbus A320-200

AirAsia AK6285 is a new daily flight launched on 1 July 2019, plying the Melaka - Penang domestic flight route, marking a new domestic destination for AirAsia at Malacca International Airport. As I've not tried using Malacca International Airport before, I decided to get on one of the first flights to experience flying out of … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6285: Melaka to Penang by Airbus A320-200

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Penang Sentral Exploration: The Latest Integrated Transport Hub in Northern Malaysia

Penang Sentral is the newest Integrated Transport Hub in Northern Malaysia, linking train, bus and ferry services through an integrated complex. While announced in 2007, the project was delayed repeatedly until it finally began construction in 2015, 4 years after the Butterworth Railway Station was rebuilt. Penang Sentral finally opened on 22 November 2018 which … Continue reading Penang Sentral Exploration: The Latest Integrated Transport Hub in Northern Malaysia

Rapid Penang 401E: Penang International Airport to KOMTAR and Jetty by Bus

Coming in from my AirAsia AK6422 flight from Johor Bahru, I headed to the bus stop to catch the next Rapid Penang 401E bus to Georgetown. Unfortunately, the Airport Transit service is no longer available, so it's just one fast option by bus now to the city. The bus stop at Penang International Airport for all … Continue reading Rapid Penang 401E: Penang International Airport to KOMTAR and Jetty by Bus

Rapid Ferry: Butterworth to Penang Island (Georgetown) by Bus + Ferry (Butterworth Linkway Closure)

The Rapid Ferry is a roll-on/roll-off car and passenger ferry linking the multimodal transport hub of Penang Sentral at Butterworth on the mainland to the island of Penang at Georgetown. As the walkway from Butterworth Railway Station to the Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal is currently closed to facilitate the construction of the link to the upcoming … Continue reading Rapid Ferry: Butterworth to Penang Island (Georgetown) by Bus + Ferry (Butterworth Linkway Closure)

Rapid Penang CAT: Jetty to KOMTAR by Free Shuttle Bus Service

The Rapid Penang Central Area Transit (CAT) is a free bus service by the Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP) and Rapid Penang. The CAT plies an indirect route between Jetty and Komtar, but serves the key attractions around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown, hence it is an excellent choice of sightseeing around Georgetown and … Continue reading Rapid Penang CAT: Jetty to KOMTAR by Free Shuttle Bus Service

RapidPenang Intercity EB80: Butterworth to Nibong Tebal and Parit Buntar by Bus

You can also use the KTM Komuter Northern Sector to travel from Butterworth to Parit Buntar and beyond. During peak periods or hours with no connections to the KTM Komuter Northern Sector Bukit Mertajam - Padang Rengas Line, you may need to consider taking the RapidPenang Intercity EB80 from Butterworth to Nibong Tebal and Parit Buntar as an … Continue reading RapidPenang Intercity EB80: Butterworth to Nibong Tebal and Parit Buntar by Bus

RapidPenang Intercity EB60: Butterworth to Sungai Petani by Bus

You can also use the KTM Komuter Northern Sector to travel from Butterworth to Sungai Petani and beyond. The RapidPenang Intercity service is a long-haul city bus service connecting the neighbouring towns with Penang. The RapidPenang Intercity bus waits for passengers at the existing RapidPenang side of the Penang Sentral terminal at Butterworth. This terminal is also … Continue reading RapidPenang Intercity EB60: Butterworth to Sungai Petani by Bus