A ferry crossing the Straits of Malacca from Penang Island to the Butterworth mainland during an evening, with the Bukit Mertajam hill in the background.
A blue ferry arriving at the Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal at Weld Quay, George Town.
The Penang Ferry Service is the oldest ferry service in Malaysia. Located at the eastern coast of the island, the Penang ferry service connects Raja Tun Uda ferry terminal at Weld Quay at George Town in Penang Island with the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal in the mainland.
A Penang ferry leaving the mainland terminal.
A blue ferry docking at the ferry terminal of Penang island.
One of the common ways to cross over the sea to the island is by using the Penang ferry service.
The ferry service is the only water transportation for traveling from the Mainland of Penang to the island. Besides using the Penang bridge, one can alternatively travel across the Straits of Malacca with the ferry, and at the same time enjoying the views at sea.