Terminal Sementara Penang Sentral is one of the many government initiatives as a transportation gateway under the Northern Corridor Economic Region ( ECER ). Initially, this terminal was supposed to be a temporary plan however, due to the developments over the years, this terminal has become a permanent player in Penang’s public transportation industry.
Nice, Mara Liner, Konsortium, Intercity and KKKL are among the many that operate at this terminal, providing routes to famous areas in and out of the country, namely, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Ipoh and more.
Butterworth is a strategic area given that it attracts tourist from near and far, hence, travelers are able to arrive at the terminal relative easy by bus or taxis. Travelers can also get to the bus terminal by using the KTM train as well.