Getting to Wanling
Arrival by air
Penang is easily accessible by air with daily flights from major capitals in the region. It has direct links with Singapore, Bangkok, Hatyai, Phuket, Medan, Xiamen(China) and Madras; flights are operated by Malaysia Airlines as well as other carries. However, many international flights to penang will usually transit in Kuala Lumpur where passengers will be transferred to a domestic flight to penang. The Bayan Lepas International Airport is situated approximately 20 km from city centre of George Town. Taxis plying the various routes operate on a coupon system under which fares between the airport in exchange for a coupon which they then produce to the taxi driver. Air-conditioned taxis and limousines charge slightly higher fares.
Arrival by road
You can get to the island using the ferry service or by the penang bridge
- Using the ferry
You can take the ferry service to the island from butterworth on the mainland. The ferry service is available around the clock for bath pedestrians and vehicles. Tickets are purchased at the Butterworth terminal and the rates are applied for a return journey. Once you have reached the island, you can take a taxi or rapid to the Academy.
- By the Penang Bridge
A charge of RM 7.00 is levied on all classes of cars at the toll plaza in Perai on the mainland. If u travel by coach or bus, the charge is absorbed by the operator. No payment is required for travelling from the island to the mainland.