Penang Hill

Directions to Penang Hill

Navigational info :

  • Coordinates : 5°25’31″N   100°16’10″E
  • Address : Penang Hill, North East Penang Island District, Penang State, Peninsular Malaysia, Kingdom of Malaysia
  • Nearest airport : Bayan Lepas Airport
  • Nearest passenger port : Tun Raja Uda Ferry Jetty
  • Nearest railway station : Butterworth railway station
  • Nearest bus terminal : Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
  • Nearest highway exit : –
  • Website : Penang Hill

Penang Hill is a hill resort located at North East Penang Island District. The full location is at Penang, Hill, North East Penang Island District, Penang State, Peninsular Malaysia, Kingdom of Malaysia.

Penang Hill were located at the western side of the seat of North East Penang Island District and Northern Malaysia biggest cities George Town. Penang Hill downhill station can be reached in 30 minutes car ride from George Town.

History of Penang Hill were noted since 1700s as the first and oldest British Hill station in Malaysia and South East Asia. The highest point of Penang Hill are measured at 833 meters above sea level.

Penang Hill is one of the most popular tourism object in Penang Island, the climate is cooler than other places in Penang Island. At the hilltop visitor can view Penang Island from above.

Attractions at Penang Hill :

  • Funicular Train
  • Viewing Deck
  • Henna Art
  • Convalescent Bungalow
  • Owl Museum
  • Wax Hand
  • Love Lock
  • Sri Auroli Murugan Temple
  • Masjid Bukit Bendera
  • Hawker Stalls

Ticketing (include funicular train) :

  • Malaysian citizen : RM 5 (senior, return); RM 10 (adult, return); RM 3 (child, return), RM 5 (student, return); Free (disabled person, return)
  • Foreigner : RM 30 (adult & senior, return); RM 5 (child, return); RM 15 (student, return); Free (disabled person, return)

For those who want to visit Penang Hill using personal vehicle, here are the following routes :

Butterworth

Butterworth > Lebuhraya Lingkaran Luar Butterworth > Jalan Baru > Lebuhraya Utara – Selatan > Jembatan Pulau Pinang > Penang Bridge > Lebuhraya Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu > Jalan Tunku Kudin > Jalan Masjid Negeri > Lorong Batu Lancang > Jalan Air Itam > Jalan Bukit Bendera > Stesen Bukit Bendera > Funicular Train > Penang Hill

George Town

George Town > Jalan Dato Keramat > Jalan Air Itam > Jalan Bukit Bendera > Stesen Bukit Bendera > Funicular Train > Penang Hill

Ipoh

Ipoh > Kuala Kangsar > Taiping > Bandar Baharu > Lebuhraya Utara – Selatan > Jembatan Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah > Penang Second Bridge > Lebuhraya Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu > Jalan Tunku Kudin > Jalan Masjid Negeri > Lorong Batu Lancang > Jalan Air Itam > Jalan Bukit Bendera > Stesen Bukit Bendera > Funicular Train > Penang Hill

JB

JB > Senai > Kulai > Simpang Renggam > Ayer Hitam > Jasin > Alor Gajah > Seremban > Nilai > Kajang > KL > Rawang > Tanjung Malim > Kampung Kurnia > Bidor > Ipoh > Kuala Kangsar > Taiping > Bandar Baharu > Lebuhraya Utara – Selatan > Jembatan Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah > Penang Second Bridge > Lebuhraya Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu > Jalan Tunku Kudin > Jalan Masjid Negeri > Lorong Batu Lancang > Jalan Air Itam > Jalan Bukit Bendera > Stesen Bukit Bendera > Funicular Train > Penang Hill

KL

KL > Rawang > Tanjung Malim > Kampung Kurnia > Bidor > Ipoh > Kuala Kangsar > Taiping > Bandar Baharu > Lebuhraya Utara – Selatan > Jembatan Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah > Penang Second Bridge > Lebuhraya Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu > Jalan Tunku Kudin > Jalan Masjid Negeri > Lorong Batu Lancang > Jalan Air Itam > Jalan Bukit Bendera > Stesen Bukit Bendera > Funicular Train > Penang Hill

Singapore

Singapore > Woodlands Checkpoint > JB > Senai > Kulai > Simpang Renggam > Ayer Hitam > Jasin > Alor Gajah > Seremban > Nilai > Kajang > KL > Rawang > Tanjung Malim > Kampung Kurnia > Bidor > Ipoh > Kuala Kangsar > Taiping > Bandar Baharu > Lebuhraya Utara – Selatan > Jembatan Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah > Penang Second Bridge > Lebuhraya Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu > Jalan Tunku Kudin > Jalan Masjid Negeri > Lorong Batu Lancang > Jalan Air Itam > Jalan Bukit Bendera > Stesen Bukit Bendera > Funicular Train > Penang Hill

For those who want to visit Penang Hill using public transportation, here are the tips :

Penang – Bayan Lepas Airport

  1. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  2. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  3. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Penang – Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty & Weld Quay

  1. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  2. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Penang – Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal

  1. From Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 directing to Raja Tun Uda Ferry / Weld Quay disembark at Weld Quay
  2. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  3. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Bangkok – Don Mueang Airport (Thailand)

  1. From Don Mueang Airport embark the Bangkok Don Mueang – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Bangkok – Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thailand)

  1. From Suvarnabhumi Airport embark the Bangkok Don Mueang – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Bangkok – Hualamphong Railway Station (Thailand)

  1. From Bangkok Hualamphong Railway Station embark the Overnight Train number 35 Bangkok-Butterworth, disembark at Butterworth railway station.
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Butterworth

  1. From Butterworth Ferry Terminal, embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  2. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  3. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Hat Yai – Hat Yai Airport (Thailand)

  1. From Hat Yai Airport embark the Hat Yai – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Hat Yai – Hat Yai Junction (Thailand)

  1. From Hat Yai Junction embark Train directing to Butterworth, disembark at Butterworth railway station.
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Ipoh

  1. From Ipoh Sentral railway station embark the KTM train directing to Butterworth disembark at Butterworth railway station.
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Jakarta

  1. From Jakarta-Sukarno Hatta Airport embark the Jakarta Sukarno-Hatta – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

JB – Senai Airport

  1. From Senai Airport embark the JB – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

JB – JB Sentral

  1. From JB Sentral embark the KTM train directing to Butterworth disembark at Butterworth railway station.
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

JB – Larkin Terminal

  1. From Larkin Terminal embark JB-Butterworth bus, disembark at Butterworth bus terminal
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Kuala Lumpur – International Airport

  1. From KLIA embark the KLIA – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Kuala Lumpur – Subang Airport

  1. From Subang Airport embark the Subang – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Kuala Lumpur – KL Sentral

  1. From KL Sentral railway station embark the KTM train directing to Butterworth disembark at Butterworth railway station.
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Kuala Lumpur – Pudu Sentral

  1. From Pudu Sentral embark KL Pudu Sentral-Butterworth bus, disembark at Butterworth bus terminal
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Kuala Lumpur – Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

  1. From TBS embark KL TBS-Butterworth bus, disembark at Butterworth bus terminal
  2. Walk to Butterworth Ferry Terminal and embark the Butterworth-George Town Ferry, disembark at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Jetty
  3. Walk to Weld Quay Bus Terminal and embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Medan

  1. From Kualanamu Airport embark the Medan – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Phuket (Thailand)

  1. From Phuket Airport embark the Phuket – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

Singapore

  1. From Changi Airport embark the Singapore – Penang flights, disembark at Penang Bayan Lepas Airport
  2. From Bayan Lepas Airport (Penang Airport) arrival hall, embark the Rapid Penang bus number 401 / 401E directing to Jetty disembark at Weld Quay
  3. From Weld Quay Rapid Penang Bus Terminal embark the Rapid Penang bus number 204 directing to Bukit Bendera disembark at Stesen Bukit Bendera
  4. From Stesen Bukit Bendera embark the Funicular Train to Penang Hill

 

Nearest point of interest :

  • Bats Cave Temple
  • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • Penang Botanical Garden
  • Penang Turf Club
  • Taman Perbandaran

List of Hotels near to Penang Hill :

  • Apple 1 Hotel Gurney
  • Bellevue Penang Hill
  • Craig Hotel
  • Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang
  • G Hotel Kelawai
  • George Town City Hotel
  • Glow Penang Hotel
  • SO Hotel

Reference :

  • Google Earth
  • Google Maps
  • Google Street View
  • Website Penang Hill
  • Wikimapia
  • Wikipedia
  • Wikitravel

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