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Penang, Malaysia to Mersing Jetty (Gateway to Tioman), Johor, Malaysia Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration Departure Day Fare Start From
Cepat & Cekap Express 23:00:00 23:00:00 10h13m Wed Thu RM 64.30
Penang, Malaysia to Mersing Jetty (Gateway to Tioman), Johor, Malaysia Trip Information
712 KM
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Bus from Penang to Mersing

Bus from Penang to Mersing

If you’re living in or traveling around Penang and looking to explore Mersing, traveling by bus from Penang to Mersing may seem impossible simply because of how long the trip is. However, with bus tickets becoming increasingly affordable and the bus companies themselves making coaches more comfortable, taking the bus from Penang to Mersing isn’t just a possibility, it’s quickly becoming the preferred mode of travel for savvy travelers.

At the moment, Cepat & Cekap Express is the only company that runs trips by bus from Penang to Mersing. One bus leaves daily from Butterworth at 11:30pm in the evening. The overnight trip has many perks, the first and most important of which is the fact that travelers can get a full night’s sleep while on the bus. Since passengers have the opportunity to sleep through most of the 8 to 9-hour trip, they can make the most of their time once the bus arrives at Mersing. There’s also a chance for the bus ride to pass much faster since there will be little to no road traffic in the wee hours of the night. In terms of costs, taking the bus from Penang to Mersing is more affordable than booking a domestic trip on commercial liners. While catching an airline sales may be an opportunity to snag lower prices, the MYR65 trips of the bus are much more economical and budget friendly.

Situated at the mouth of the Mersing River, the sleepy little fishing village of Mersing has long been thought of as simply being the gateway to the Tioman Islands. While the Tioman Islands are certainly a gorgeous destination and a world class diving site, Mersing also offers tons of charm and fun activities for travelers of all ages. Air Papan beach is a great place to for some jogging, swimming or a quick game of soccer while there are also fantastic coconut palm groves and rice paddies to explore. Fans of religious architecture will also enjoy a visit to the Chinese Temple, the Hindu Temple and Mosque, all of which have a stunning quality to them and make great photo keepsakes. Since Mersing is such a small town, it’s easy and quite rewarding to explore by foot after the long journey by bus from Penang to Mersing.

For the travelers eager to explore the magnificent waters around Tioman Island, taking the bus from Penang to Mersing saves tons of money that could be put to much better use once at the island. Once at Mersing, the ferry terminal or jetty port is just a short walk away. Ferry tickets to Tioman Island can be purchased at the terminal and the trip is short and leisurely. The translucent waters of the South China Sea make Tioman Island a great spot for diving and snorkeling. Sun lovers are also welcomed to spend the day lounging on the beach, playing a round of beach volleyball or simply work on their tans. Truly, a vacation filled with every shade of paradise is just one ticket away thanks to trips by bus from Penang to Mersing.

When you’re ready to start planning your dream vacation to Mersing, the gateway to the Tioman Island, make booking your transportation one of your top priorities. Since there’s only one trip that leaves daily, buses can quickly fill up during peak vacation seasons. Find the trip that works best for your dates and purchase your tickets from the comfort of your own by visit easybook.com. It only takes a few clicks of your mouse to go from bored at home to being on a bus from Penang to Mersing and ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

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