It is a short journey from Parit Buntar to Butterworth Railway Station, near Penang Island, which can be completed by train in about 30 minutes.
Train Times from Parit Buntar to Penang
There are currently 6 direct train services a day from Parit Buntar to Butterworth Railway Station near Penang.
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Parit Buntar Railway Station
Butterworth Railway Station
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About Travel to Penang
Butterworth Railway Station is the main train terminal in Penang State. It is also a short walk from Penang Sentral Bus Terminal. On the 2nd level of the bus station is the foot passenger entrance to the pier for the RapidFerry commuter service to George Town on Penang Island. Ferries run every day from just after 05:00 until just after midnight. Ferry tickets are available for purchase on the way to board the ferry and the sea crossing takes around 20 minutes. The ferry has a small amount of seating, a toilet and a small shop selling drinks and snacks.
The point of arrival on Penang Island for RapidFerry services from Penang Sentral Bus Station is Pangkalan Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, which is on the seafront road in George Town (Pengkalan Weld). Close to the entrance to Pangkalan Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal is a local bus station with services to destinations with George Town as well as to other villages and towns on Penang Island. Pangkalan Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal is also a fairly short walking distance to popular parts of the Old Town area of George Town such as Chulia Street, Beach Street and Armenia Street.
George Town has an interesting and diverse history and there are plenty of interesting places to visit and things to see. George Town is also notable as a culinary centre with a wide range of foods sold in markets and restaurants for generally very afforable prices. During the 19th Century George Town was an important trading centre and part of the British Empire. The city benefitted from investment in public buildings by the British colonial goivernment and attracted large unders of Chinese and Indian migrants to settle in the city. The influence of the descendants of city’s Chinese and Indian immigrants is still evident today in the culture and cuisine of the city.