Getting to Pangkor Island
By Air, Road or Sea
Berjaya Air flies 3 times weekly to Pangkor Island, that is Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays departing at 11am from Subang Airport in Kuala Lumpur. Flight time is 45 minutes.
Berjaya Air also departs Pangkor Island on the samedays at 1300hrs arriving Subang Airport at 1400hrs.
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The North-South expressway is a world class highway network connecting Perlis in the north all the way to Johor Bahru in the south.
Both Lumut Jetty (government owned) and Marina Island Jetty (private enterprise) are 45 minutes drive from Ipoh city and connected via an interstate dual-carriageway. Ferries depart regularly from either Lumut or Marina Island.
From Kuala Lumpur, you can either arrive at Lumut via Ipoh which is a 2 hour drive from Kuala Lumpur or exit the North-South Express way at Bidor and take a leisurely drive which will take under 2.5 hours.
From Georgetown, Penang, take the North-South Expressway and exit at Taiping. The drive is approximately 2.5 hours.
A new Coastal Expressway is currently underconstruction from Kuala Selangor to Taiping. The completion of this new expressway in mid 2016 will significantly cut travel times to Lumut.
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A ferry service links Lumut to Pangkor Island and the cruising time is approximately 35 minutes. A new Jetty, Marina Island directly fronting Pangkor Island offers an even more convenient ferry service of 10 minutes.
Both Lumut and Marina Island have large guarded parking facilities for a minimum fee.
Around Pangkor Island
Pangkor is a small island with a single coastal road around the entire island.
When arriving by ferry, at the jetty, local taxi-vans can be hired for a day, half day or a single trip journey for a very reasonable fee.
Motocycles and bicycles are also an attractive alternative to viewing Pangkor more indepth and at a leisurely pace as it permits access to many hidden crannies.