Baling

About Baling


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Baling is located in the Southwestern region of Kedah, nearby the border to Thailand. The name Baling derives from a legend of a fanged king who was said to reside in Baling. He fled after an uprising by his subjects. Upon fleeing, he removed his fangs and threw them away, hence the name Baling.

Important details


  • Accessible by bus.
  • 1 hour and 30 minute drive to Penang International Airport.

Sights and Activities


Bukit Hijau Recreational Forest :

The recreational forest of Bukit Hijau is a haven for nature lovers. There are many different cascading waterfalls to explore and clear streams to bath and play in. It also makes a suitable location for campers and backpackers as well.

Baling Bus Terminals


  • Baling bus station


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Baling Bus Booking


Bus travels to and from Baling to many other cities has never been easier.There are several bus services at convenient timings from Baling that are available for booking online on CatchThatBus or via mobile app which can be downloaded for free on Google Play or App Store.