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4 hour 20 min
Penang Intl. Airport

Transportation to Ahmedabad Airport from the City Center

You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport from Ahmedabad city center by using the means of public transportation. Four different bus routes carry passengers to the airport. Since buses are very crowded, you can rent a car or rent a car if you want a more comfortable means of transportation. Since the buses can be very crowded, you can prefer getting on a taxi or renting a car if you want a more comfortable travel.

Taxi

You can always find a taxi in the city center. However, you should remember that most taxis don’t have a taximeter. Make sure to bargain and agree with the driver about the fare before getting on the taxi. For a reliable taxi, you can ask for help from your hotel. You can travel from Ahmedabad city center to the airport by paying approximately 300 INR. The travel lasts about 20 minutes.

Car Rental        

There are many car rental companies in the city center and most of them are local companies. Driving in the city can sometimes be difficult for foreigners since Ahmedabad traffic is busy most of the time and many drivers do not obey the traffic rules. For this reason, tourists are generally advised to rent a car with a driver. If you will still drive the car yourself for going to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, you should cross over the Sabarmati River and then follow the Airport Road after driving northward along the river. You can reach the airport in approximately 20 minutes.

Bus

Bus routes are operated by both municipality and private companies in Ahmedabad. There are four bus routes carrying passengers to the airport. You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by using the bus routes 105 and 101 departing from Lal Darwaja Bus Station or the bus routes 16 and 06 departing from the main railway station. The travel lasts about 20 minutes under normal traffic conditions. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Airport Information

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, which was built in 1937 and has been organizing international flights since 1992, is located about 9 kilometers north of the city center. The airport offer service to both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar regions.

At the airport, there are various stores and duty-free shops as well as the areas where handmade local products are sold. There are various cafes and restaurants if you want to eat something while you are waiting for your flight. The airport also has 2 separate lounges for a more comfortable waiting process.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

Transportation to Penang City Center from Airport

Once you arrive at Penang International Airport, you can reach the city center, which is 16 kilometers away, by buses providing transportation service at reasonable prices as well as you can take advantage of the taxi or car rental options. If you want to take a taxi to reach the city center, make sure that the taximeter is turned on, or you should negotiate with the driver on taxi fare before moving on. Otherwise, taxi drivers may claim higher fares than usual.

The buses that may also offer free wireless internet connection is much more affordable than taxis. If you wish, you can continue your journey with alternative transfer options after arriving at George Town or other areas by bus.

Apart from taxi and bus, you can also take advantage of car rental option as another alternative for transportation from Penang Airport. You can choose from many international car rental companies and pick up your car at the airport. Then you can go on your journey from Penang Airport to the city center following the "city center" signs on the road. Alternatively, you can also rent a motorbike. Please keep in mind that you can leave the motorbike you have rented in the city center without having to return to the airport.

Bus

The bus ride is one of the best and economical alternatives to get to the city center from Penang International Airport. It is possible to reach many places such as Victoria Street in George Town by buses departing every 30 minutes. Buses 401, 401E and 401A heading to Komtar and Jetty also depart from the airport every 30 minutes. If you get on bus 401, you can also reach the bus terminal where you can take a bus to many places in Penang. Bus fare for a single passenger is usually around 3 Malaysian Ringgit. Bus fares are generally standard and do not change depending on vehicles. The bus services at Penang Airport start early in the morning and run until 10 pm. Those who would like to get to the city center from Penang Airport after that time should afford to take a taxi and to pay higher fees. You can get the Rapid Penang Tourist Passport, the weekly bus ticket you can use during the week, by paying 20 Malaysian Ringgit.

Taxi

You need to be especially careful when taking a taxi at Penang International Airport. Some taxi drivers may fool foreign tourists and demand higher fares than usual. You can prefer the airport licensed taxis or offer a pre-determined fare to avoid such a risk. The taxi ride from Penang Airport to the city center approximately costs 40 Malaysian Ringgit. If you are asked for an amount higher than this, you can bargain with the driver for a decent fare or take another taxi.

Motorbike

Renting a motorbike at the airport is also among the affordable transportation alternatives frequently preferred in the area. Motorbike rental fee is around 25 Malaysian Ringgit for 24 hours. You may also be asked to leave a 200-Ringgit deposit when renting a motorbike. Please keep in mind that you can deliver the motorbike you have rented at the airport later at the rental offices located on Penang Road or Chulia Street in the city center.

Ferry

It is possible to travel around Penang Island and between the places like Weld Quay and Butterworth by ferry after arriving at the city center from the airport. With its train station and bus terminal, Butterworth is also an important transfer point for those who want to travel to nearby cities. The ferry fare is around 1.20 Malaysian Ringgit. This is usually the fixed price and it doesn't change depending on the hours and days.

Rent a car

You can rent a car from the most preferred international car rental companies such as Europcar, AVIS, Alamo, Easycar, Dollar, Budget, and Thrifty at Penang International Airport. If you want to rent a car from AVIS, you can book your car on the internet in advance or call +60 04 643 9633 to make a reservation. You can contact Europcar at +60 13 399 8818 for 24-hour assistance and also book your car in advance. Car rental option also offers a great opportunity for visitors who would like to see the natural and historical beauties of Penang. Once you pick up your car at Penang International Airport, you can deliver the car at one of the rental offices in the city, or leave it at the offices in the airport terminal building if you return to the airport. The offices of AVIS and other car rental companies at Penang International Airport usually provide service between 8 am and 9 pm.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2017

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For Ahmedabad-Penang flights, you can use Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Penang Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Ahmedabad-Penang and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Ahmedabad-Penang is 3556 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 4 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Ahmedabad-Penang flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Ahmedabad-Penang flights is Monday.

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