Butterworth Ferry Terminal (Pangkalan Sultan Abdul Halim)

Pier and Boat or Ferry
off Lingkaran Luar Butterworth Highway, 12100 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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These iconic ferries ferrying both passengers and vehicles to and from the island and the mainland. The 15 minute ferry ride allows visitors and travellers to enjoy the spectacular view of Penang island & serves as a reliable mode of transportation to and from the island and the mainland.

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    Smarty S.
    "Awesome ferry ride to Penang Island"(2 Tips)
    Ammar M.
    "Relaxing and beautiful sceneries."(5 Tips)
    Hamoodi J.
    "slow movement of the ferry"(25 Tips)
    S.Kok O.
    "jellyfishes near the sea surface..."(2 Tips)
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  • Melvin L.

    Make sure bring touch n go or smart tag if u going on bridge or else stuck in ferry like hell ==

    Melvin Low · 1 day ago
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  • lia lia

    Prepare rm1. 20 old syilling to pass through butterworth to penang ..also can change old syilling with the counter

    lia lia · 3 weeks ago
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  • Kaven B.

    Nice scenery but careful your belongings ;)

    Kaven Bala · December 31, 2015
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  • Tepoh C.

    waited 2 hrs to board ferry

    Tepoh Chew · December 28, 2015
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  • Cik S.

    Stuck queuing.. As expected during public holiday

    Cik Sha · December 24, 2015
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  • the rider

    Slow service during holiday season

    the rider · December 13, 2015
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  • Gladys 글.

    Always the best shortcut to penang

    Gladys 글래디스 · December 6, 2015
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  • dRcUtEsHaLu

    Had to wait so long to get on the ferry... not much improvement since 5 years ago

    dRcUtEsHaLu · November 16, 2015
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  • Edmund

    RM1 soft drink vending machine at the waiting area.

    Edmund · October 8, 2015
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  • Edmund

    Folding bikes are allowed on the pedestrian side.

    Edmund · October 8, 2015
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  • Alyssa N.

    Still the best transport to the banking district

    Alyssa Ng · September 23, 2015
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  • Awi A.

    Brush off the taxi drivers. Free shuttle bus for pedestrians from nearby bus and train stations to the jetty. Ferry rates for pedestrian adult is RM1.20 but you must use old coins.

    Awi Abu · September 22, 2015
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  • Rozaimy R.

    Been waited for almost 30minutes . From 530pm to the island though.

    Rozaimy Rashid · September 20, 2015
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  • Samantha J.

    Historical. Lol

    Samantha Jaywalker · September 4, 2015
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  • Amanda O.

    Enjoying my ride

    Amanda Oh · July 13, 2015
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  • Katherine Chew

    Slow ferry service during rush hour. Could not care less attitude!

    Katherine Chew · June 11, 2015
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  • Saidatul S.

    Ronda~ronda !

    Saidatul Syuhada · May 23, 2015
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  • Smarty S.

    Awesome ferry ride to Penang Island

    Smarty Syimaz · January 22, 2015
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  • Fatin A.

    Lambat , feri pulak bocor !

    Fatin Amirah · December 16, 2014
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  • Ps C.

    Waiting time too long. Authorities #must improve ferry service to cut down waiting time

    Ps Chiang · December 13, 2014
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  • HANA F.

    Good morning, Kedah

    HANA FOX · December 11, 2014
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  • Kenny H.

    Much better than driving cross the bridge... drive in, park and enjoy the view

    Kenny Hoh · December 1, 2014
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  • Sara A.

    Memories...

    Sara Andy · October 25, 2014
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  • Keave

    The worker here said every 5mins will have one ferry ... its kinda fast now compare with last few years .

    Keave · October 15, 2014
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  • qzilqh s.

    Ollll@@@@@

    qzilqh shqh · September 7, 2014
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  • Mohd Y.

    On my way to Penang

    Mohd Yazrin · September 6, 2014
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  • Bin Z.

    RM 7.70 for a private car /way. The frequency is around every 30mins. It's really worth trying when traveling in Penang.

    Bin Zhang · August 18, 2014
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    HotelQuickly · April 30, 2014
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  • hafsham

    Nice picture

    hafsham · April 28, 2014
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  • Zack

    Ridiculous only one counter is available

    Zack · March 23, 2014
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  • Meezsarah S.

    Uihh jenuh mnunggu tapi best feeling titanic

    Meezsarah Shahroon · January 31, 2014
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  • Ammar M.

    Efficient. Good cruise everyday to and from work. Relaxing and beautiful sceneries.

    Ammar MH · January 10, 2014
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  • Luis

    No other place in Malaysia you could experience this.

    Luis · November 12, 2013
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  • Harikrishna N.

    Prepare for long waits. Kill ur time with ur 3g connection!

    Harikrishna Natrajan · October 26, 2013
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  • Stella S.

    Somehow if you are at the right spot, you can get Penang Free Wifi. Lol. Usually I could only connect to the wifi if my car is near the vending machine.

    Stella Seow · October 21, 2013
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  • Syabyusof X.

    laaalaaaaa

    Syabyusof X Bangga Pon · August 20, 2013
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  • Dy Z.

    Long wait but worth every minute!!

    Dy Zee · June 4, 2013
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  • Azida A.

    Umh..for a change,yea.Bt d bridge is still much faster.Even with 2 hr tfcjam.Smooth ride on d bridge is around 19-15mins,equivalent to 40-50mins by ferry.Adoi,drp excited jd rs membazir masa.

    Azida Azizan · April 18, 2013
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  • Imjohnson👀

    What the hell ,service really damn fucking slow !!

    Imjohnson👀 · April 5, 2013
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  • Lyya

    Fast service here..

    Lyya · March 19, 2013
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  • Jamal A.

    4x4 Rm13.20

    Jamal Az · March 6, 2013
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  • Una J.

    1st time naik feri sekali ngan kereta on a same platform . Panas .

    Una Jumani · November 10, 2012
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  • Jasmine T.

    Tons of cars here!!

    Jasmine Teoh · November 8, 2012
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  • Aizzat Nur Ikhwan A.

    With a van, the fare is RM13.20.

    Aizzat Nur Ikhwan Annuar · October 29, 2012
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  • Chuah San Ling

    2 in 1 ferry

    Chuah San Ling · September 15, 2012
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  • Justine M.

    Right lane (car) goes into ferry first. Car goes in first, last motor. Nice to feel the wind blowing at night.

    Justine MJ · July 15, 2012
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  • Malissa T.

    Kereta beratur

    Malissa Tajuddin · June 28, 2012
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  • Xiiao Y.

    on the way

    Xiiao Yong · June 21, 2012
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  • WS Y.

    RM1.20 fee for passenger. RM2.00 fee for motorbike. RM7.70 fee for car. Only needed to pay at Butterworth Ferry Terminal side (to Penang).

    WS Yeoh · June 20, 2012
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  • Raymond L.

    Ferry fee is RM7.70.

    Raymond Loh · May 7, 2012
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