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Written by Administrator II   
Saturday, 14 February 2009 06:53


   The Penang Ferry Service is jointly operated by the Penang Port Commission (PPC) and Penang Port Sdn Bhd. Its fleet of eight ferries, namely Pulau Pinang, Pulau Payar, Pulau Angsa, Pulau Kapas, Pulau RImau, Pulau Undan, Pulau Rawa and Pulau Talang-Talang ply the waters daily. Penang Port is unique, as it is the only port in Malaysia that runs a ferry service. The ferry service links George Town on Penang Island (Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda) and Butterworth on the mainland (Pengkalan SUltan Abdul Halim)

   The first ferry departure from Butterworth is at 0600 hour, with the last at 0030 hour; and from Penang Island the first ferry of the day will depart at 0530 hour, with the last at 0100 hour.

   There is no charge imposed for mainland-bound motorists coming from the island.



Pedestrian -  

Adult   :   RM1.20

Children (between 5-12 years old)   :   RM0.60

Season Ticket for Pedestrian (Valid for 2 months from day of issue)

Adult   :   RM30

School-going children   :   RM6.00



Bicycle:   :   RM1.40

Motorcycle (inclusive of pillion rider)   :   RM2.00

Trishaw/tricycle   :   RM3.00

Motorcar (including station wagon, four-wheel drive, three-wheel commercial vehicle, motorcycle with side car)   :   RM7.70

Lorry (2 axles with 4 wheels)   :   RM13.20

Lorry (2 axles with 6 wheels)   :   RM27.50


For more information, please contact:-

Head Ferry Unit
Tel: +604-310 2360
Fax: +604-324 0255

Manager - Business and Administration
Tel: +604-610 2363
Fax: +604-324 0255

Executive Operations
Tel: +604-310 2364
Fax: +604-324 0255

Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda (Penang Island)
Hotline: +604-210 2363

Pengkalan Sultan Abdul Halim (Butterworth)
Hotline: +604-310 2377

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2009 02:34

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