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Flights to Penang in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price£723Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from£622From London to Penang Intl
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Penang Intl (PEN)

Cheap flights to Penang in June, July 2022

The best prices found for PEN flights for June, July
28 Jul - 18 Sep
£1,047pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 18 Sep
£1,122pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Jul - 18 Sep
£1,199pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Penang 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Penang found for this year
7 Nov - 21 Nov
£640pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 24 Nov
£664pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 17 Nov
£665pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Penang

Late deals on return flights to Penang, departing today and this week
10 Jul - 28 Aug
£1,696pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Jul - 28 Aug
£1,738pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
10 Jul - 28 Aug
£1,786pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Penang

Can I fly to Penang Intl from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Penang Intl

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Penang Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 2 days before departing to Penang Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Penang Intl.

Documents
https://mysejahtera.malaysia.gov.my/intro/ - check-ins via the contact tracing app MySejahtera will no longer be required, but the MySJ Trace function should be activated for contact tracing.


Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Penang Intl?

Returning to United Kingdom from Penang Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Penang Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Penang Intl are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Penang?

The cheapest ticket to Penang found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£629
February
£626
March
£618
April
£685
May
£732
June
£736
July
£854
August
£619
September
£646
October
£613
November
£664
December
£653
Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Penang. Flying to Penang in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Penang Intl Airport?

Average Penang Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - PEN
Price
£613 - £1,070
PEN
Temperature
31 - 32 °C
PEN
Rainfall
68 - 370 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Penang?

The price you pay for your flight to Penang may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 61 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Penang?

The cheapest day to fly to Penang is usually Monday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Penang?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Penang. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Penang?

Flights from the United Kingdom to Penang, Malaysia range from about 15h-22h. If you’re departing from London, your flight will likely be on the shorter end of the range, thanks to the numerous flights heading to Penang daily and the location of London in southern England. If you’re flying out of a northern area, such as Edinburgh, you can expect your flight to be on the longer end of the spectrum, thanks to its location and the increasing likelihood of layovers along the way. The number and length of your stopovers will contribute to your total flight time too.

Where can you get direct flights to Penang from?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Penang from the United Kingdom. If you’re looking to book as short of a flight as possible, knowing the airlines that fly into Penang daily is helpful as you can book flights from a nearby airport that services these airlines. Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and AirAsia are some of these major airlines. When you do experience a stopover or two, you’ll likely do so in common layover cities, like Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, and/or Bangkok.

How do you get from Penang airport to the city centre?

When your destination is Penang in Malaysia, you’ll fly into George Town Airport (PEN), Penang Island’s international airport, which is about 17.4km from George Town city centre. To reach the city centre, you can take the number 102 bus directly from the airport, which will reach George Town city centre in about 50 minutes, and cost about £0.80. You can also opt to take a taxi from the airport to George Town, which will only take about 15 minutes and cost around £8-£11. Airport shuttle rides are also available into the city centre, which will cost you about £13 and take a bit longer than a taxi, considering stops will likely be made along the way.

What are some things to do in Penang?

Penang is a state in Malaysia that consists of Penang Island and Seberang Perai on the mainland. Its interesting geography and rich culture make it a fascinating holiday destination with plenty to see and do. A visit to the Tropical Spice Garden will introduce you to local spices and herbs growing in their natural state, which just happens to be a beautiful and fragrant thing to witness. Visit picturesque Kek Lok Si Temple for a fusion of incredible Asian temple architectures – a Chinese-style base, a Thai-style middle, and a Burmese-inspired top. Stroll through Khoo Kongsi, a traditional stately home that boasts a gold leaf interior and frequent Chinese opera performances.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Penang?

British citizens travelling to Penang, Malaysia need a passport with six months of validity remaining upon your date of entry into Malaysia. You will not need a visa, however, as long as your visit is for less than 90 days.

Penang airport overview

Penang International Airport – formerly known as Bayan Lepas International – is a visitor-friendly mid-size airport, offering connections to many premier destinations in south east Asia.

Winner of the 2009 Airport of the Year Award (for airports with fewer than 15 million annual passengers) in the Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific Aerospace and Defence Awards, Penang International is a great place to start your Malaysian adventure.

Flights to Penang International Airport are offered by a wide variety of carriers (including low-cost airlines Firefly and AirAsia), from attractive Asian destinations such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Medan. Located just 16km from George Town, while Penang International is an important regional hub, the airport’s sleek, efficient design ensures that the time you spend in transit will pass by in pleasant, stress-free fashion.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Penang?

If you book a flight to Penang, you will be flying into Penang Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Penang Intl (PEN) is located 9.0 mi from the centre of Penang.

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