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Efficient service

We jumped on the ferry from Georgetown to Butterworth just for a bit of fun ! The ride itself took... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Elisa_B
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Perth, Australia
Nice and efficient but the staff should stop smoking in their cabin since there is NO SMOKING sign posted by them

Nowadays it got improved with electronic schedule board which is good fir the comuters to estimate... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Nurul A
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Butterworth, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow, every 20 minutes ...or more once, limited seats, some cars not stop the engine and no enforcement. No separate area for motor vehicle and passenger, very uncomfortable ride.

Thank kea l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was thinking of taking a leisurely early morning stroll to the jetty but couldn't find the way there. The Information counter told me I need to take a feeder bus from counter 19 or 20 to go to the jetty. The other way is...More

Thank lawsonkoh
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We jumped on the ferry from Georgetown to Butterworth just for a bit of fun ! The ride itself took less than 10 minutes but it was a nice way to see the sights from the sea. Be advised that there are cars also on...More

3  Thank Elisa_B
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is a transport facility not a tourist attraction. The facility is much better than it used to be in the past. However trying to transfer from the ETS involves a lot of walking. The ferry itself is rather stuffy.

2  Thank pianocello
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Nowadays it got improved with electronic schedule board which is good fir the comuters to estimate their arrivals. The staff were efficient n polite but seems not to adhering to the NO SMOKING signage. This may potrays a bad reputations for us for visitors. Other...More

Thank Nurul A
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The ferry terminal at Butterworth is currently being upgraded. The old turnstile gates and counter have been replaced by new ticket booths and auto-gates. It still costs RM1.20 to Penang with the return trip free. The walkway from the train station to the ferry is...More

4  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It is a fairly standard ferry terminal and close to the railway station in Butterworth and you line up to buy a ticket and wait in the crowds for the ferry which is pretty standard for ferry terminals and then you stand amid the cars...More

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 8 February 2018

An enjoyable way to get between Penang and Butterworth. Jetty was rather crowded but the fare is very reasonable. Butterworth railway station is just beside the ferry terminal. Some tips for traveller: 1)Woodsbury Suites at butterworth is a great place for rent if you're plan...More

6  Thank Choo N
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

The ferry quite old.. But u can see a beautiful scenery from there.. Its very big so u wont feel.. Dont worry its not gonna make u seasick..

1  Thank luanrong
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We took the Butterworth train station shuttle bus to the ferry terminal and it was really easy to get on board the ferry. The walkway from the bus drop off was easy to navigate to the turnstiles and waiting area, and boarding announcements were clear.

3  Thank loveDCA
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Wai H
11 July 2018|
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Response from Muhammad Yazuri... S | Property representative |
Hi Wai H.. at the moment, due to the construction of Penang Sentral, the only access from the ferry to the terminals is via the shuttle bus. The shuttle bus is available together with the ferry service..
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Nur Aliaa Y
25 June 2018|
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Response from Muhammad Yazuri... S | Property representative |
I'm guessing you'll be walking right.. if yes, there should be no issue for you to catch the ferry at 6:30pm.. if driving, there may be issues getting a spot on the ferry.. the ferry ride take approx. 20 minutes.. at... More
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kohsiewtin
19 March 2017|
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Response from Sooria_Pragash | Reviewed this property |
Same location just after the come out of the ferry, less than 100meter walk. I am 99% sure there is no bus back to penang as the main idea was you take the ferry to butterworth and take bus elsewhere in Malaysia. Best take... More
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