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Getting to Penang

The easiest way to get to Penang is to fly there. The island's Penang International Airport is the second-busiest in Malaysia. There are, of course, domestic flights from Kuala Lumpur as well as other parts of the country, and also flights from a number of neighboring countries, such as Thailand and Singapore.

You can also use the train to travel from as far south as Singapore or as far north as Chiang Mai, although the trains in both Thailand and Malaysia leave a bit to be desired. Of course, there is the luxury Eastern Oriental Express train, which runs from Singapore to Bangkok.


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