The Malaysian island of Penang, known for its striking scenery, gorgeous beaches, colonial buildings and vibrant food culture, is an idyllic spot. Tour the diverse historical sites in Georgetown such as Fort Cornwallis, Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and Penang National Park to get a better sense of the city’s heritage. Don’t forget to try out some of the legendary local dishes while you’re there!
There are two ways to get from Penang airport to Georgetown; by taxi or private transfer, or by bus. A taxi or private transfer is the quickest option, as the average transfer takes about 30 minutes and costs €16 (MYR 73.70). There is also the 401E shuttle bus from Penang airport to Georgetown which takes a little over an hour and the 102 bus service which takes 55 minutes to reach the downtown area. A single ticket for the bus from Penang airport to Georgetown costs €0.70 (MYR 3.40).Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Penang at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.