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Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Penang. Current restrictions to Penang are based on Malaysia travel restrictions.
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Los Angeles
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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Penang

Los Angeles (LAX) to Penang (PEN)

Typically, flights to Penang from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Penang Intl, which has an average price of $796

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO PENANG FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember23% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Penang costs on average just $617 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO PENANG FROM LOS ANGELESDecember29% more expensiveIt costs about $1,026 for flights to Penang from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO PENANG FROM LOS ANGELESJanuary1,100% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Penang from Los Angeles in January than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Penang?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Penang?

The best price found on momondo to Penang was $28/pp from Langkawi, which is 93% cheaper than the average flight price to Penang. To find the cheapest price to Penang from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Penang?

The month of September is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Penang from United States, with most prices found around $572. The month of October is another great option to travel to Penang, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $618.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Penang?

Most flyers found that booking tickets 57 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Penang. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $826. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Penang from United States for as low as $728 on momondo.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Penang?

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Penang from United States is on a Friday. momondo users have found tickets for Friday departures for as low as $774. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. On the other hand, Thursday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $888.

What is there to do in Penang when it’s raining?

When planning your flight to Penang, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of March, April, or May could carry a higher chance of rain, as Penang sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in Penang even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centers in the area, like Queensbay Mall.

Is there an alternative airport near Penang?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Penang is possible. If you are planning a flight to Penang, consider booking flights to Alor Setar Airport (54 mi from Penang city center), Langkawi Airport (75 mi from Penang city center) or Ipoh Airport (79 mi from Penang city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Penang?

You can find deals at Alor Setar Airport for $261pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Penang?

Currently, Malaysia travel restrictions include travel to Penang.

Entry restrictions

Malaysia has restricted entry to all travelers, except for citizens, permanent residents with a MyPR card, travelers and students with an approval from the Malaysian immigration, travelers with Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit, diplomats, embassy employees, and spouses or children of Malaysian nationals, who must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating this status. Holders of the following passes may apply for entry permission: “Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) and their dependents, Employment Pass (Category EP I, II and III), Professional Visit Pass (PVP), Dependent Pass to expatriate for all categories, Long Term Social Visit Pass (LT-SVP) to expatriate for all categories, and Foreign Maid to expatriate for all categories. The nationwide Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Order 2021, previously in effect through March 31, 2021, has been extended through August 1, 2021. Additionally, certain states and districts with higher prevalence of COVID-19 are subject to Movement Control Orders (MCOs), Conditional Movement Control Orders (CMCOs), or Enhanced Movement Control Orders (EMCOs). Sabah is subject to an MCO through February 4. For additional information on traveling to Sabah, please consult with Sabah's state authorities. All districts in Sarawak are subject to a CMCO through February 14 except for Sibu, which is subject to an MCO through February 14. For additional information on traveling to Sarawak, please consult with Sarawak's state authorities.

Entry requirements

Travelers must have a formal written approval from the Malaysian Government before attempting to enter Malaysia. Malaysian immigration operates a consolidated portal called My Travel Pass for most categories of pass holders to request permission to enter. Travelers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit must have a return approval and may also be requested from immigration via My Travel Pass. International students must have a written approval from immigration applied at Education Malaysia website Airline crew must have their names listed on the General Declaration.

Quarantine requirements

All arriving travelers will be tested on arrival, and are subject to a mandatory quarantine requirement in a government facility. All costs for the quarantine are borne by the traveler. Travelers will be required to download the MySejahtera application and will be issued a wristband for identification and monitoring by the authorities during their quarantine period. Travelers presenting the results of a negative RT-PCR test undertaken within 72 hours of their departure to Malaysia must quarantine for 7 days upon arrival. An additional COVID-19 test will be undertaken on the 5th day of quarantine. Travelers not presenting the results of a negative RT-PCR test will be tested upon arrival and must quarantine for 10 days with an additional COVID-19 test on the 8th day of quarantine.

Transiting rules

Travelers may not transfer from international flights to domestic flights, except for Malaysian nationals who are traveling to Sabah or Sarawak. Foreigners may not enter Sabah without prior approval, which must be requested in advance from the Sabah State Secretary (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Sabah) at crisis@sabah.gov.my.

All other info

US citizens currently in possession of a 90-day tourist visa or "Social Visit Pass" should prepare to depart Malaysia before April 21, 2021. Those who do not do so may be subject to strict penalties including immigration detention and fines. Holders of other visa types should contact immigration and inform themselves of further measures for their specific case here.

If you are planning to travel to Penang at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Penang Intl flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Penang Intl found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Dec 15
LAX5:25 pmLos Angeles
24h 20m
2 stops
PEN5:45 pmPenang Intl
Dec 31
PEN10:35 amPenang Intl
20h 20m
1 stop
LAX6:55 amLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Dec 15
LAX9:45 amLos Angeles
27h 25m
3 stops
PEN1:10 pmPenang Intl
Dec 31
PEN10:25 amPenang Intl
20h 30m
2 stops
LAX6:55 amLos Angeles
Cathay Pacific
Oct 20
LAX8:30 pmLos Angeles
20h 30m
1 stop
PEN5:00 pmPenang Intl
Oct 25
PEN9:00 amPenang Intl
36h 45m
1 stop
LAX9:45 pmLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Jul 12
BOS6:20 pmBoston Logan Intl
28h 20m
2 stops
PEN10:40 pmPenang Intl
Jul 19
PEN5:25 pmPenang Intl
29h 05m
2 stops
BOS10:30 pmBoston Logan Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jul 15
BOS6:20 pmBoston Logan Intl
28h 20m
2 stops
PEN10:40 pmPenang Intl
Jul 22
PEN5:25 pmPenang Intl
29h 05m
2 stops
BOS10:30 pmBoston Logan Intl
Singapore Airlines
Dec 13
JFK3:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
35h 10m
2 stops
PEN2:25 amPenang Intl
Dec 27
PEN10:35 amPenang Intl
28h 50m
3 stops
JFK3:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
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