Bukit Mertajam is located in Seberang Prai Tengah district, Pulau Pinang. Pulau Pinang is a state located at the north of Peninsular Malaysia. Specifically, Bukit Mertajam is located in Central Seberang Perai, in the state of Penang, with Butterworth to the northwest, Penanti to the north, Simpang Ampat to the south and Kulim to the east, and Perai to the west. The town is located about 9 km to the east of the coastline and about 336 km north of Kuala Lumpur.
If you are traveling by air, nearest airport is the Penang International Airport (IATA: PEN, ICAO: WMKP), which is an international airport, located in Bayan Lepas, Penang. Bukit Mertajam is in the mainland, so you need to cross the bridge to get there.
It is very easy to get to Bukit Mertajam by car. The North-South PLUS Highway is a modern toll road that runs from Perlis to Johor Bharu. Bukit Mertajam is located between Sungai Dua Plaza Toll (Southbound) and Juru (Northbound). You may take BKE (Butterworth-Kulim Expressway) to get to Bukit Mertajam.
You can take the ETS train. Trains are really convenient if you are coming from locations without express bus terminals! Bukit Mertajam was a major railway hub for both passengers and cargo. If you drive to Bukit Mertajam, you will encounter a surprising number of railway crossings everywhere. There is one coming from the shortcut from Permatang Tinggi and two coming from Permatang Tengah. Moreover, the railway station once won the most beautiful station in Malaysia award.
There are two main express bus stations in Penang, Penang Sentral near the ferry terminal and KTM train station and Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal on Penang Island (around 10 minutes drive from Butterworth). Bukit Mertajam is just a short distance away from Penang Sentral / KTM (ETS Train) / Ferry terminal. You can take Rapid Penang bus 701 and 702 from Penang Sentral to go to Bukit Mertajam. For bus, you might have to wait 30 to 50 minutes for the bus to come.
Juru Auto-City is strategically located at the North-South Highway Juru Interchange. If you are travelling along the North-South Highway from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, you will exit from the last Juru Toll. Juru Auto-City is located 1 KM from the Juru Toll and 5.5 KM from the Penang Bridge. Juru Auto-City serves a population of 1,000,000 within 20 minutes drive. It is well patronized by business and working people. When the sun sets, Juru Auto-City becomes alive with people from all walks of life; may they be families and children, teens, youths, business people, couples and the elders. The night environment is so conducive for dining, entertaining, chit-chatting, strolling, shopping; it is filled with beautiful lightings, cool breeze, music, love and romance.
Featuring direct access to Summit Bukit Mertajam Complex, Summit Hotel Bukit Mertajam features an outdoor swimming pool with free Wi-Fi access in all areas of the hotel. Guests can also dine at the on-site restaurant. Located within a 10-minute drive of AEON Seberang Prai Mall and Saint Anne Church, Summit Hotel is also in the heart of Seberang Perai’s business district. Penang International Airport is a 40-minute drive away. Featuring contemporary design, the elegant guest rooms include a TV with satellite channels, a desk and tea/coffee-making facilities. A bathtub or shower facilities are provided in the attached bathrooms. Guests at Summit Hotel Bukit Mertajam can use the luggage storage and safe available at the 24-hour front desk. Other features include meeting and banquet facilities.