Kuala Lumpur To Penang Taxi: Fares, Bookings And Everything You Need To Know

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Looking to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang? Fantastic! Penang is such a great place and you’ll love it!

The easiest way to travel is to take a taxi from KL to Penang. The driving time is only about four hours – depending on traffic and exactly where you are going, of course.

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Exploring Penang

This can make it far quicker and easier than flying since you won’t have all the lines and waiting time required at any airport. Plus, there’s no stress, you can pick your exact time and there’s no lugging around your luggage and dealing with different taxis at each end.

Wondering why you should consider a taxi, the KL to Penang taxi fare and what your vehicle options are? Or how to book a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Penang or Penang to KL? Wonder no more! Everything is described below.

Why Take A Taxi From Kuala Lumpur To Penang?

Taking a long distance taxi is just so easy. You can be picked up from your hotel (or home) in Kuala Lumpur and dropped off at your hotel in Penang. You can pick the exact time you depart as well.

There’s no dealing with security at the airport, trying to navigate unknown bus stations or lugging round your luggage in the humidity. You can arrive at your destination refreshed instead of tired and stressed.

It’s really the easiest way to travel in Malaysia.

Driving in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur To Penang Taxi Fare

The taxi fare from Kuala Lumpur to Penang starts at RM700 and depends on what size vehicle you need.

You can book smaller taxis with four seats for passengers and space for four bags, up to minivans with plenty of space for seven passengers. It really depends on the number of passengers you have, your amount of luggage and how much space you like as well as your budget.

You can see your options here:

Standard (Perodua Bezza)
standard taxi size
44 medium
Family (Perodua Aruz)
6 seater taxi size
55 medium
Van (Hyundai Starex)
van taxi size
77 medium

Taking A Taxi From Penang To Kuala Lumpur

Taking a taxi from Penang to KL is much the same as the reverse journey. It’s still arguably the fastest way to travel.

The Penang to KL taxi fare is the same as the Kuala Lumpur to Penang taxi fare and you have the same choices of vehicle.

Kuala Lumpur Airport To Penang By Taxi

You can also take a taxi from KL Airport to Penang just as easily as from your hotel. You can book one with your arrival flight details and the taxi will wait for you and take you straight to Penang.

This does cost more as you are travelling a little further, but it’s still very convenient.

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Escape Theme Park Penang

Booking A Taxi From Kuala Lumpur To Penang (And Vice Versa)

We partner with a local operator to enable you book taxis all over peninsular Malaysia. We can book your KL to Penang taxi quickly and easily (as well as any others).

Simply fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you with a confirmed quote ASAP. As stated above, prices start at RM700. You only need to pay a RM100 deposit and the rest when you arrive at your destination. We’ll connect you with your local driver, and you can easily make any changes if required.

You can see the taxi size options above.

You can read full details about our taxi booking service here or simply fill in the form below now.

I hope you have found this guide for travelling Kuala Lumpur to Penang by taxi useful. You can use our taxi service above to book your taxi today.

If you want to look at other options for travelling from KL to Penang, read our guide here. You can also find our full Penang travel guide here. Have a great trip!

By Sharon Gourlay

Sharon is a certified Malaysia travel expert and can't get enough of travelling and talking about Malaysia since she first visited 21 years ago. She travels around Malaysia multiple times a year both alone and with her kids. She used to call Penang home and especially loves this food paradise. Sharon also has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies, a Certificate III in International Travel Sales and has been certified by Tourism Malaysia as a Malaysia Travel Expert. Through this site, she'll help you have the perfect trip to this amazing destination.