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About Flights to Penang

Summary info about Penang flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

21h 00m

Operated By

8 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Penang from United States in the last 72 hours is $488 (Los Angeles to Penang Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Penang from United States in the last 72 hours is $982 (Newark to Penang Intl).
The fastest flight to Penang from United States takes 21h 00m (Los Angeles to Penang Intl).
There are 8 airlines operating flights to Penang, including Japan Airlines, China Airlines and Singapore Airlines.

Penang flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Penang?

The month of July is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Penang from United States, with most prices found around $995. The month of May is another great option to travel to Penang, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $1,000.

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 Thursday. momondo users have found tickets for Thursday departures for as low as $1,040. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. On the other hand, Saturday 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 $2,434.

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

In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Penang when you can find flight prices for as low as $1,063. Flying to Penang in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Penang is in the morning when prices are around $2,434.

How long does it take to fly to Penang?

On average, it takes 23h 35m to fly from United States to Penang if you fly out of Los Angeles (the most popular airport in United States) and into Penang Intl (the most popular airport in Penang). If you’re flying out of Miami and into Penang Intl, then the flight time is around 26h 50m.

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

Most flyers found that booking tickets 51 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 $1,417. 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 $1,128 on momondo.

Cheapest flights to Penang airports

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Los Angeles


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 $1,197

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO PENANG FROM LOS ANGELESMarch12% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Penang costs on average just $1,065 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO PENANG FROM LOS ANGELESJune14% more expensiveIt costs about $1,374 for flights to Penang from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO PENANG FROM LOS ANGELESAugust508% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Penang from Los Angeles in August than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Penang

How long does it take to fly to George Town?

If you want George Town flight deals, consider flying out of cities in the United States like Chicago, New York, or San Francisco. On average, a flight from Chicago to George Town, Malaysia will take between 27 and 30 hours, while flights departing from New York normally last around 22 to 27 hours. If your trip is originating in San Francisco, you can expect it to take you anywhere from 19 to 26 hours in total.

Where can you fly directly into George Town from?

Currently, there are no cities that offer nonstop flights to George Town, Malaysia from the United States. In general, you can plan on having anywhere from one to two layovers during your voyage. When flying out of Chicago O’Hare International Airport, you may stop in cities like Doha or Kuala Lumpur. If you’re departing from an airport in New York, such as John F. Kennedy, it’s common to stop in Frankfurt or Singapore, while those leaving from San Francisco International Airport may have layovers in either Hong Kong or Taipei.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Penang?

The best price found on momondo to Penang was $15/pp from Langkawi, which is 76% 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 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 $34 on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Penang Intl Airport?

Prices for flights to Penang Intl Airport are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Penang Intl Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Penang Intl Airport?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to Penang Intl Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Penang Intl Airport?

The required travel and health documents for your Penang Intl Airport trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Penang Intl Airport. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.

Penang flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Penang found recently by users on momondo
Turkish Airlines
Jan 19
EWR7:20 pmNewark
54h 40m
2 stops
PEN3:00 pmPenang Intl
Feb 17
PEN3:35 pmPenang Intl
39h 00m
2 stops
EWR6:35 amNewark
Singapore Airlines
Jan 19
LAX2:50 pmLos Angeles
21h 35m
1 stop
PEN1:25 amPenang Intl
Jan 23
PEN4:30 pmPenang Intl
36h 30m
1 stop
LAX5:00 amLos Angeles
Singapore Airlines
Jan 19
LAX7:45 amLos Angeles
35h 35m
2 stops
PEN8:20 amPenang Intl
Jan 23
PEN5:25 amPenang Intl
25h 30m
1 stop
LAX6:55 amLos Angeles
Singapore Airlines
Feb 7
JFK3:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
53h 25m
2 stops
PEN9:40 amPenang Intl
Mar 12
PEN2:05 pmPenang Intl
54h 10m
2 stops
JFK8:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Singapore Airlines
Jan 19
LAX7:45 amLos Angeles
35h 35m
2 stops
PEN8:20 amPenang Intl
Jan 23
PEN4:30 pmPenang Intl
29h 45m
2 stops
LAX10:15 pmLos Angeles
Turkish Airlines
Feb 5
EWR7:20 pmNewark
35h 00m
2 stops
PEN7:20 pmPenang Intl
Mar 12
PEN4:35 pmPenang Intl
39h 00m
2 stops
EWR7:35 amNewark

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Penang

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Penang, view some of our deals below provided by China Airlines, STARLUX Airlines and Singapore Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Oct 9
LAX6:25 amLos Angeles
59h 05m
3 stops
PEN5:30 amPenang Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jan 23
LAX4:35 amLos Angeles
42h 55m
2 stops
PEN12:30 pmPenang Intl
STARLUX Airlines
Jan 23
LAX6:10 pmLos Angeles
25h 40m
1 stop
PEN8:50 amPenang Intl

Which airlines fly to Penang?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Penang

Which airlines fly to Penang?

STARLUX Airlines Flights to Penang

The most popular airline for flights to Penang on momondo is STARLUX Airlines, which operates 7 flights in this direction every week. Most depart out of Taipei City Taiwan Taoyuan Intl, with the best deal for STARLUX Airlines flights to Penang being $1,341 (round-trip, Los Angeles to Penang, momondo searches within the last 72 hours). In 23 STARLUX Airlines reviews, it is rated 9.2 by momondo users.

China Airlines Flights to Penang

Another popular choice for flights to Penang is China Airlines (8.1/10, 204 reviews). Most China Airlines flights landing in Penang will be arriving from Kuala Lumpur Intl, but there are 7 China Airlines flights to Penang from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best China Airlines deal found on momondo this week was $910 (Los Angeles to Penang, round-trip).

Visa requirements for visiting Penang

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting George Town?

If you plan on staying in the country for 90 days or less and you are a United States citizen, you don’t need to worry about obtaining a visa before traveling to George Town or any other city in Malaysia. However, you’ll need to have proof that you have booked a return plane ticket to the United States within this timeframe. You’ll also be required to have a valid United States passport that doesn’t have an expiration date that is within six months of your scheduled departure from Malaysia. In your passport, you should have one full blank page so you can receive your immigration stamp.

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Best things to do and see in Penang

What can you see and do in George Town?

To see some impressive views of the surrounding region, head to Penang Hill, a mountainous park that is known for having a few different hiking trails. Explore some of the area’s unique architecture by touring the Kek Lok Si Temple, which dates back to the 1800s and is considered to be an important pilgrimage center for Buddhists. If you want to grab a bite to eat and do some shopping, go for a walk along Gurney Drive, which is a popular seafront promenade. The Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi is also a must-see, as it is known for being one of the most popular clan houses in the country.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Penang?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Penang.

Can I find flights to Penang with flexible booking policies on momondo?

All flight searches to Penang on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to Penang?

Once you have performed a search for flights to Penang, momondo helps you find the right flight by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Penang right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes. momondo can track flight prices for Penang and alert you when they change. Perform a search to set up the price alert. All that is required is a valid email address.

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