Penang Hop-On Hop-Off
A Hop-On Hop-Off bus at Gurney Drive in George Town, Penang
Founded2014
HeadquartersGeorge Town, Penang, Malaysia
Service areaGeorge Town, Penang
Service typePublic bus
Routes2
OperatorElang Wah Sdn Bhd
Websitemyhoponhopoff.com/pg

The Penang Hop-On Hop-Off bus service is a transit bus service within the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Launched in 2014 by a Malaysian firm, Elang Wah Sdn Bhd, it utilises open-topped double-decker buses that ply two routes within the city.[1][2] The bus service caters mainly to tourists, although it was initially marketed to local commuters as well.[3][4]

Routes

The Penang Hop-On Hop-Off service covers two circular routes within the city of George Town in Penang.[1] The two routes - namely the City Route and the Beach Route - are joined at the city's Gurney Drive, allowing passengers to switch between both routes.[3]

Route Destination
City George Town (Gurney Drive - Penang Botanic Gardens) - Air Itam (Penang Hill - Kek Lok Si) - George Town (M Mall O2O - Komtar - Chowrasta Market - Weld Quay - Swettenham Pier - St. George's Church - Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion) - Pulau Tikus (Wat Chaiyamangkalaram) - George Town (Gurney Drive)
Beach George Town (Gurney Drive) - Tanjung Tokong (Straits Quay) - Tanjung Bungah - Batu Ferringhi (Hard Rock Hotel) - Teluk Bahang (Tropical Spice Garden - Penang National Park - Entopia Butterfly Farm - Teluk Bahang Forest Eco Park) - George Town (Gurney Drive)

Fares

A Hop-On Hop-Off bus at Air Itam
A Hop-On Hop-Off bus at Air Itam
Ticket Fare (RM)[3]
Malaysian Non-Malaysian
Adult Child Adult Child
Single trip 10 5 20 10
24 hours 19 12 N/A[5]
48 hours 32 20 N/A[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.myhoponhopoff.com/pg/img/img_tourmap.png
  2. ^ "Boost for Penang tourism - Community | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  3. ^ a b c "Penang Hop-On Hop-Off Bus". Penang Trails. Archived from the original on 2017-04-21.
  4. ^ "Free rides as 'Hop-On Hop-Off' starts - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  5. ^ a b "Penang Hop-On Hop-Off Official Website". www.myhoponhopoff.com. Retrieved 2018-04-01.