Sungai Petani or also known as SP, it is a town located in Kuala Muda District within Kedah. As the second largest town in Kedah, Sg Petani has a close proximity to Penang which takes about 40 minutes drive from Butterworth and one hour drive from Alor Setar. Even though Sungai Petani is not a big city, it plays an important role in the booming business center with many fashion malls, franchise stores and business territory. The town of Sungai Petani accessible through the Federal Route 1 and also the North-South Expressway to connect the town with other major cities in Malaysia. Apart from that, it also has a train station and an express bus hub that caters to any destination within Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. Get your bus tickets without hassle when you book them through Easybook today!
The Sungai Petani bus terminal is situated at Jalan Kuala Ketil in Sg Petani within a short distance from the intercity train station of Sungai Petani and the Jalan Market. This station serves as a traveling arrival and departure for various Malaysian destinations. Hop on a local bus or grab a taxi to get to this terminal, otherwise you can take the train in which the drop off point is at Sungai Petani. Sungai Merbok jetty also serves seasonal Langkawi ferries connecting Sungai Petani directly to Langkawi Island without transit to Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis ports.
There is a complex named Ukir Square connected to Sungai Petani express bus terminal. Ukir Square is a multi-purpose building which was one of the “UTC,” which provides the urban community with key goverment and private sector services under one roof. You can find shoplots and food outlets, as well as counters for bus tickets for the convenience of all travellers so that they can spend their time here while waiting for the arrival of their buses.
A variety of buses operate at this terminal to cover all the major Malaysian cities including KL, Melaka, Penang, Johor Bahru, Ipoh and Singapore too.
Sungai Petani, Kedah ↔ Melaka: Cepat & Cekap Express, Kejora Masyhur Sdn Bhd, Moon Enterprise, PB Ekspres Enterprise, Sinar Afiqah Enterprise, Sinar Al-Fateh Enterprise, Sri Maju Kangar, Super Liner Enterprise, Transnasional
Sungai Petani, Kedah ↔ Kuala Lumpur: AHM Shamisha Enterprise, Cepat & Cekap Express, Ekspress Mutiara, Eltabina Griffin, Jasmine Express SP Enterprise, Kejora Masyhur Sdn Bhd, Moon Enterprise, PB Ekspres Enterprise, Persada Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd (Sungai Petani), Plusliner, Sinar Afiqah Enterprise, Sinar Al-Fateh Enterprise, Sri Maju Kangar, Super Liner Enterprise, Supernice Grassland, Taraki Enterprise, Transnasional
Sungai Petani, Kedah ↔ Johor: Cepat & Cekap Express, Kejora Masyhur Sdn Bhd, Limar Enterprise, Moon Enterprise, PB Ekspres Enterprise, Sinar Afiqah Enterprise, Sinar Al-Fateh Enterprise, Sri Maju Kangar, Super Liner Enterprise, Supernice Grassland, Taraki Enterprise
Sungai Petani, Kedah ↔ Genting Highlands: Antar Holiday
Clock Tower – Located at the town’s centre main street of Jalan Ibrahim, this is the most prominent landmark and historical tower in Sungai Petani which was built in 1920. It was presented by Lim Lean Teng and Queen Mary to the people of the town to commemorate the reign of King George V (1910-1935) from England. This is also the best and most popular place for many travellers to take photographs in Sg Petani.
Gunung Jerai (Mount Jerai)- Located by the border area between Kuala Muda and Yan districts, this famous mountain is near Gurun which is about 15 KM from Sungai Petani. There is an 18 KM trekking route to the top of the mountain through a winding road. Visitors can have a breathtaking view of the sea and enjoy the flourishing greenery over the 2107 Meters mountain.
The Carnivall – This is a water theme park in Sungai Petani located about 5 KM away from Sg Petani town. Parents would bring their children here to enjoy a variety of games and activities over The Carnivall for an eventful weekend getaway.
Tasty Moment Café – If you are a laksa lover, then Tasty Moment Café’s Baba Nyonya Laksa is something you do not want to miss out on. This family café is located at Jalan Tuanku Haminah 1 with a child playground next to the entrance. Besides the laksa, they have their own homemade ice-cream which is a must try dessert in Sg Petani.
Hawker Centre @ Jalan Dewa – Located opposite the EPF office at Jalan Dewa, this is one of the best places to enjoy local Chinese hawker delights in Sungai Petani. Hawker Centre @ Jalan Dewa offers various hawker food such as oyster omelette, cendol, nyonya kuih, assam laksa, lo bak, yong tau foo, chicken rice and many more. Their business hour starts from 2.30 PM to 8.30 PM, so the best time to head here is about 4:00 PM as most of the stores will be opened for business.
Mae Salong Thai Restaurant The place set in a picturesque setting, surrounded by trees and plants with fancy decoration such as the hanging bridge, massive water wheel and fountain. It serves signature Thai dishes like green curry chicken, tom yum seafood, steam fish & Thai style stir fried clam with lemon that will guarantee you good food.
Lao Zi Hao Confectionery – Over 20 kinds of tasty confectionery and pastries made by more than 30 years experience bakers working for the confectionary. Purchase amazing hand-made traditional biscuits as a souvenir from Sg Petani for your family and friends.
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