What is the length of the funicular railway from the Lower Station to the Upper Station?
The funicular track stretches a distance of 1,996 metres (1.99km) from the Lower Station to the Upper Station. It is the longest funicular track in Asia.
How many passengers can the funicular train accommodate?
The funicular train consists of 5 carriages with a maximum weight capacity of 7500kg. It can accommodate up to 100 passengers.
Can I eat and drink inside the funicular train?
Food and drinks are not allowed to be consumed inside the carriages. However, passengers can bring them into the carriages provided that the packaging is intact.
Please take note that durians are not allowed to enter the carriages of the funicular train. Penang Hill also offers a variety of dining options for almost every taste and budget. It is an opportunity to explore the gastronomical delights that Penang Hill has to offer.
Can I smoke in the funicular train?
Smoking is not allowed inside the funicular train and please take note that on Penang Hill is also gazetted as a smoke-free zone.
Is the funicular train accessible to wheelchair users?
Our funicular train designed to be wheelchair-friendly, our customer service assistant on duty will also be more than happy to help wheelchair users to board or exit the train. Wheelchairs will also be provided upon early request. Priority boarding.
Where is Penang Hill located?
Penang Hill is located at Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, 11500 Air Itam, Pulau Pinang.
How much is the ticket price for the Penang Hill funicular train?
Ticket prices for the funicular train are provided on Penang Hill’s official website through this link
What is Fast Lane?
Penang Hill Fast Lane allows visitors to have priority boarding on the funicular train. In short, visitors save time on queueing and are able to enjoy Penang Hill more fully.
Ticket include others entrance fees?
Ticket is only for the train ride and visitors are freely to roam the Penang Hill. However if visitors wanted to go any other private operation on the Penang Hill, charges will be inclusive to certain landmarks and places for its own entrance fees.
When is the Bi-annual maintenance?
The trains will be shutting down during the Bi-annual maintenance estimated January/February and June/July.
Do student and school group get any concession rate?
For walk-in students, we do not provide any special student rate. However, we are supporting students and teachers through the school group concession rates.
Will the weather condition be OK upon my visit?
Visitors are encouraged to check the weather forecast before their visits or making ticket purchases. No refund or claims shall be entertained for any unsuitable weather conditions or temperature.