Ferry Terminal to Langkawi & Indonesia, Penang

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    Ferry between Penang & Langkawi, Medan

    by SLLiew Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    There are regular boat service between Penang-Medan and Penang-Langkawi (& Pulau Payar). It is about 5-6 hours to Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia and 2-3 hours to Langkawi.

    Beware that the seas can be choppy and so get your anti-histamine if you are prone to sea sickness.

    I took the an overnight bigger boat from Medan to Penang and decided that it will be my last time. It is a cheap way to get to Indonesia besides flying budget air.

    This ferry terminal entrance is opposite Fort Cornwallis at the Esplanade, next to Victoria Clock Tower. It was called King Edward Place. The main entrance is called Swettenham Pier, which is around the corner and used for cruise liners and visiting military ships.

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    From Penang to Langkawi

    by kenyneo Updated Jul 30, 2004

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    The counter is situated near the Clocktower in Esplanade !

    The ticket price is RM35 per trip, depart from Penang at 08:30, only one trip per day.

    See below for contact no. for ferry ticketing or
    alternatively check this page Penang-Langkawi ferry

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    • Sailing and Boating

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    Langkawi Ferry

    by cheekychic Updated Dec 17, 2004

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    Langkawi Ferry connects passengers at Port Swettenham in Georgetown to Pulau Langkawi and also Medan in Indonesia.

    One way fare to:
    Langkawi - RM40 (adult), RM25.50(child)
    Medan - RM90 (adult), RM45.50 (child)

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    Penang -----> Langkawi

    by natwest Written Jul 25, 2005

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    Langkawi Ferry

    To reach Langkawi from Penang direcctly (i.e. without a change of transport), there are just TWO ways to get there.

    1. Fly there with MAS (RM 95/ one way)
    PEN->LGK MH1492 dep 1205 arr 1235
    LGK->PEN MH 1489 dep 1310 arr 1340



    2. By ferry with Langkawi Ferry Sdn. Bhd. (Adult: RM 40 Single/RM 75 Return)
    (Children: RM 25 Single/ RM 45 Return)

    Penang---------> Langkawi
    DAILY
    0830 0900* 1445*
    * via Pulau Payar

    Langkawi-------> Penang
    DAILY
    1130 1430 1730

    (Warning: either book online or book several days ahead, given the frequency of this service,demand is always high. The office is located around the clock tower in Georgetown.)

    PENANG TICKETING COUNTER:

    (Penang Tourist Centre Office)
    Ground Floor, PPC Building,
    Pesara King Edward,
    10300 Penang, Malaysia.
    Tel : 604-264 2088, 2628588
    Fax: 604-261 2066
    Website: www.langkawi-ferry.com
    E-mail: info@langkawi-ferry.com

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    Langkawi Coral

    by CandS Written Feb 6, 2005

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    Langkawi Coral Ferry

    We took a ferry to the Langkawi Coral pontoon for a day of snorkelling. It costed 210 RM (including the snorkelling part). The ferry ride took around 1.5 hours each way and the water was very calm. We couldn't see much along the way but it was a nice trip anyway...

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    • Diving and Snorkeling

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    Penang Ferry

    by cheekychic Updated Dec 17, 2004

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    Tiny view of ferry

    I used to love getting onto ferries connecting Mainland and the Island, so serene especially late at night. Only costs 60cents, nothing beats having the whole ferry to you and your partner :)

    Fares: Adult - RM0.60, Children - RM0.30
    A flat rate of RM7.00 is charged for vehicles while passengers are charged RM0.60 per person.

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    Ferry to Langkawi

    by ngcsc Updated Apr 1, 2005

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    There are three ferry daily running between Penang and Langkawi at Swettenham Jetty

    Time:
    From Penang
    8.30am (Direct)
    9.00am 2.45pm (via Pulau Payar)

    From
    Langkawi 11.30am 2.30pm 5.30pm

    Fare:
    one way RM40
    return RM75

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    To Langkawi

    by yuet29 Written Feb 15, 2005

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    The boat to Langkawi stop at Swettenham Port near Fort Cornwallis. The round trip ticket to Langkawi cost RM70. It has been raised a few time, may be due to the increment of oil price.

    You can get the ticket in any shop around the port. There are travel agents selling the Langkawi ticket.

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    • Budget Travel

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