Getting to The Top Penang | Location, Directions, Address, Parking & More
No trip to George Town in Penang would be complete without a visit to The Top Penang. This indoor theme park has 18 edutainment rides and attractions that make it the perfect destination for a family-friendly day out. If you’re planning to visit The Top Penang, here’s all the information you need on its location and how to get there.
Where is The Top Penang Located?
Getting to The Top Penang
The main public bus system in Penang is “Rapid Penang”. There are a number of these buses that stop near or at the KOMTAR Tower. Routes 101, 102, 201, 202, 203, 204, 401, 401E, and 502 can be used.
Fares: typically between RM1 – RM4.
You can hail a taxi from outside most major hotels, shopping malls, and attractions. Ask the driver to take you to The TOP Penang and ensure that they set the meter before you get in.
Fares: around RM8 to RM15 within George Town.
Grab is a Malaysian version of Uber and is inexpensive to use, especially for one-way trips. You need to download the app and make an account. Unlike many taxis, prices are generally fixed by the app.
Fares: up to RM25 from within George Town
By CAT Bus
The Central Area Transit Bus Lines are a free hop-on-hop-off shuttle bus system with many stops in the center of George Town, including the KOMTAR Tower that houses The TOP Penang.
Riding around by bicycle will let you explore more of George Town. You can find bicycle rental shops across the city, or rent a Link Bicycle from one of the many convenient docking stations.
Cost: Regular bikes from RM10 per day; a Link bicycle 1 day pass is RM2.
While they are not as common as before, the 3-wheeled peddler-driven trishaw is a fun and touristy way to get around George Town. Just remember to tip your driver, as it is a difficult job.
Cost: from RM30 for 1 hour.
Getting to The Top Penang by Car
Driving to The Top Penang
It is easy to rent a car to drive yourself around Penang, Small cars usually start at around RM120 per day. While this gives you more flexibility, traffic can be quite bad, and it is not advisable for those without experience driving in Malaysia.
While The TOP Penang does have parking, please note that you will be charged a parking fee of RM3 and an additional RM 2 for every subsequent hour.
Frequently Asked Questions About Getting to The Top Penang
A. The Top Penang is a part of the KOMTAR Tower in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia.
A. The address to The Top Penang is 1, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Find it on the map here.
A. You can get to The Top Penang in many ways including by taxi, bus, or bicycle.
A. The best way to visit The Top Penang is by taking a taxi or bus.
A. Yes, The Top Penang can be reached by Penang's bus and shuttle bus systems.
A. KOMTAR Bus Terminal is the closest bus station to The Top Penang. It is located on the ground floor of the KOMTAR building which also houses The Top.
A. Yes, there is a multi level car park at The Top. You will be charged a parking fee of RM3 and an additional RM 2 for every subsequent hour.
A. The Top Penang is located at the centre of George Town, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Penang.
A. The nearest airport to The Top Penang is Penang International Airport (PEN) which is 17.6 km away.