Getting to Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor)
Location Map: Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor)
Pangkor Island (or Pulau Pangkor in Malay) is an island located in Perak, Malaysia. We need to take the ferry from Lumut or Marina Island to go to Pangkor Island.
Ferry to Pangkor Island
1. Lumut Jetty Terminal (Terminal Jeti Lumut)
Lumut Jetty Terminal or also known as Terminal Jeti Lumut (Malay) is a famous gateway for tourists to get to Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor), one of the most beautiful islands in Peninsular Malaysia. Lumut Jetty Terminal is strategically situated at the banks of Manjung River, the main passenger terminal for ferries traveling from Lumut to Pangkor Island.
Lumut Jetty Terminal serves as a jetty plaza that is occupied with a handful of facilities that are provided for public use. This jetty is also situated beside Lumut Waterfront, which is equipped with several other facilities, including a children’s playground, souvenir shops, public toilets, and a walkway by the seaside. Travelers can stroll around the area before departure.
The ferry journey takes about 30-45 minutes depending on sea conditions, the ferry will have a brief stop on the way at Sungai Pinang Kecil (SPK) which is a fishing village on Pangkor frequented mostly by locals. There is nice scenery along the way and you will see colorful fishing boats and houses built on stilts on the waterfront.
There is a multi-story car park a short distance from the terminal.
Ferry Fare (One Way):
Adult RM 10
Child (Ages 5 to 12) RM 5.50
First Ferry departs at 7.00 am.
The last Ferry departs at 8.30 pm.
About 45 minutes per ferry
Location Map : Lumut Jetty Terminal (Terminal Jeti Lumut)
2. Marina Island Jetty Complex
Marina Island Pangkor, a private island, a gateway to Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor). The only shortest way to travel to Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor) is from Marina Island Jetty Complex (Kompleks Jeti Marina Island). Marina Island Jetty Terminal to Pangkor Island is a 10 – 15 minutes ferry ride away from Pangkor Island.
Ferry Fare (One Way):
Adult RM 10
Child (Ages 4 to 11) RM 5.50
Infants Ages 3 and below are Free (no seat reserved)
Online Ticket Booking: pangkorferry.com
Location Map : Marina Island Jetty Complex
Go to Lumut By Bus
Kuala Lumpur TBS to Lumut Jetty Terminal
The bus is the most suitable public transportation to reach Lumut from Kuala Lumpur. the reason is the lack of other public transportation options like trains and flights. For those who are going to Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor), taking the bus from KL to Lumut is the most convenient option because the Lumut bus station is just right opposite the Lumut jetty. Upon arrival, passengers could just cross the road to transfer the ferry to Pangkor Island.
All buses going to Lumut are leaving from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan). The arrival point in Lumut is at Lumut bus station which is just opposite Lumut Jetty.
Bus Fare – Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) to Lumut : RM 27 – RM 34
Distance: 237 km
Time: 4 – 4.5 hours
More information about the Bus Schedule: www.busonlineticket.com
Kuala Lumpur TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) to Marina Island
Bus from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) to Marina Island is one of the popular bus routes, especially among the locals. Passengers mainly prefer to take the bus to Marina Island from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) due to its affordable price.
Transnasional is the bus service provider that offers bus service from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) to Marina Island. Transnasional has in total up to 4 daily departures from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) to Marina Island. The earliest bus by Transnasional leaves at 8:20 AM while the latest bus leaves at 8:30 PM. Seats are limited so we advise you to book your tickets in advance before your start the trip.
Bus Fare – Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) to Marina Island: RM 27.10 – RM 34
Time: 4 – 4.5 hours
Location Map : TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) Bus Terminal to Lumut
Ipoh to Lumut Jetty Terminal
Bus from Ipoh to Lumut is one of the popular bus services in the Ipoh Aman Jaya Bus Terminal. Many locals rely on this service to travel between Ipoh and Lumut. Besides that, Lumut is the gateway town to Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor), many tourists take the bus from Ipoh to Lumut for transferring a ferry to Pangkor Island.
Perak Transit and Kesatuan Express are the two companies serving buses from Ipoh to Lumut. The first bus starts as early as 09:30 and the last bus is at 01:15 midnight. In between, there is several schedules to serve passengers to Lumut.
Bus Fare – Ipoh to Lumut: RM 7.50 – RM 12
Distance: 90 km
Time: 2 hours
Butterworth (Penang) to Lumut Jetty Terminal
Arwana Express and Kesatuan Express are a few bus companies that provide bus services from Butterworth to Lumut. There are in total up to 3 bus trips available for Butterworth to Lumut bus. The first bus departs at noon and the last bus departs at 6:00 PM. Since the trip is limited for this route, we recommend you plan your trip early and book your Butterworth to Lumut bus tickets in advance to secure your seats.
Bus Fare – Butterworth to Lumut: RM 17.80 – RM23
Distance: 170 km
Time: 3 hours 30 minutes