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Written by Administrator III   
Friday, 23 January 2009 15:08

Traveling around Penang is never a difficult task! Public transportation in Penang is convenient, reliable, affordable and secure when it comes to arriving at the destination of your choice.


Getting Around by Bus

Penang Hop On Free Central Area Transit (CAT)

Visitors to Penang can now enjoy a bus ride within George Town, the UNESCO World Heritage City, for FREE.

The Hop On Free Central Area Transit (CAT) ply the route between Weld Quay Jetty and Komtar on 15-minute intervals from 6am-12midnight.

Exploring the grounds of the UNESCO World Heritage City has never been this convenient now with 19 CAT stops in between all the famous heritage landmarks of Penang!

Climb onboard the CAT today and explore all the wonderful heritage sites of Penang. Take a tour to the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, Fort Cornwallis, Penang War Memorial, City Hall, Penang Supreme Court Building, Cathedral of the Assumption, Penang State Museum, Goddess of Mercy Temple, The Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Church Street Pier, Mahamariamman Temple, Khoo Kongsi, Cheong Fatt Sze Mansion, Francis Light's grave and many more heritage sites!

Download the George Town Penang Heritage brochure for more information.

CAT is managed by the Municipal Council of Penang Island (MPPP) and operated by Rapid Penang.




Penang International Airport Commute

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Visitors who require a comfortable and economical mode of transport from the Penang International Airport are recommended to take the Rapid Penang Bus No 102 or No.401E.

Rapid Penang Bus No102 will send the passengers direct from Penang International Airport in Bayan Lepas to the tourism belts of Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang.

Rapid Penang Bus No.401E makes a last-stop at the Weld Quay Jetty, allowing passengers to make a transit to their destination.

Travel Fare
*RM5.00 – per person

Payment Mode
*Malaysian Ringgit (RM) Currency

Departure Schedule
* Every 30 minutes from 0600 to 2330

The first bus for the Rock Route — 102 — starts at 5.30am while the last departs at 10pm.

For more information on Rapid Penang bus route maps and fares, check out the Rapid Penang

For Real-Time bus arrival information, call: 04-2381313

Commute around Penang

Weld Quay = Penang Ferry Terminal



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