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Penang Airport Taxi Charges
Penang airport taxi service from the airport is cheap and reliable. A voucher system with fixed prices for specific destinations is used.
You need to buy a voucher at the taxi counter in the terminal building, located at the ground floor near to the baggage area and then present the voucher at the taxi rank outside where you will be allotted a taxi. This is protect tourist from unscrupulous taxi drivers. The price for each destination in Penang is clearly shown at the board. I think it is about RM 60 ~ 70 to go to Batu Ferringhi area and to Komtar area is about RM 30 ~ 40. Midnight price is little bit higher also shown at the board. Price is subject to changes without price notice !
To get back to the airport, ask your hotel to get a taxi from a reputable company. Basically, taxi charge is in Penang is charged based on zones and there are 7 zones.
Zone 1 ~ RM 14
Zone 2 ~ RM 22
Zone 5 to George Town ~ RM 38
By law, taxi drivers in Penang need to use meters. If they refuse to use the meter, just take another taxi.
50 % surcharge is applicable from 12am to 6am for taxi service no matter where you want to head to.
If you want to hire car at Penang Airport, you could rent one from the following companies:
a) Avis Penang Airport Car Hire
- website www.avis.com
- telephone +60 04 643 9633.
- The office hours are Sunday 08.00 hours to 17.00 hours, Monday to Friday 08.00 hours to 21.00 hours and on Saturdays the office is open from 08.00 hours to 17.00 hours.
b) Hertz Penang Airport Car Hire
- tel +60 4 643 0208
- The office is open Mondays to Saturdays from 07.30 hours to 22.00 hours and on Sundays and during public holidays the opening hours are from 08.00 hours to 14.00 hours daily.
c) Europcar Penang Airport Car Hire
- tel +60 13 399 8818
- Europcar’s car rental station is open 24 hours a day every day of the year.
Bus Terminal and Taxi Stand in Penang Island and Butterworth
Butterworth Bus Stop Penang. You could take taxi from here also.
Rapid Penang Bus Terminal. And also Penang Taxi Stand is just nearby the terminal.
Penang International Airport (PEN)
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