The best price found on momondo to Penang was $26/pp from Penang, which is 94% 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.
The month of September is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Penang from United States, with most prices found around $477. If you don’t want to visit Penang in September, then you should wait until October to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $618.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Penang from United States when booking 57 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Penang for around $840 when searching 57 days out. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $674.
According to our data, Sunday is the cheapest day to fly to Penang from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Sunday departure recently was $808. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from United States to Penang on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around $894. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Users planning a flight to Penang during the months of March, April, or May should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Penang even when it's raining, though. Shopping centers like Queensbay Mall are very popular destinations for those visiting the Penang area. Queensbay Mall is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.
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 Island Airport (75 mi from Penang city center) or Ipoh Airport (79 mi from Penang city center).
You can find deals at Ipoh Airport for $393pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, Malaysia travel restrictions include travel to Penang. Malaysia has restricted entry to all travelers through at least December 31, except for citizens, permanent residents with a MyPR card, diplomats, embassy employees, and spouses or children of Malaysian nationals, who must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating this status. Travelers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit and a printed entry permit from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and students with a student pass for a Malaysian institution may also enter the country. From August 17, all foreign residents who are returning to the country will be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. On July 11, Malaysian Immigration issued updated guidelines for expatriate, skilled worker, and knowledge worker pass holders and their dependents to request permission to return to Malaysia. These guidelines also include instructions for pass holders currently in Malaysia who wish to depart and then return to Malaysia. Check the Malaysian Immigration website for more information. All arriving travelers will be tested on arrival, and are subject to a 14-day 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia BEFORE the MCO began on March 16 may enter Sarawak without quarantine, but must request advance permission from the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC). Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia during the MCO will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a government facility at their own expense, and must first request advance permission from SDMC. As of July 28, all foreigners who enter Sarawak from overseas will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing on the second and tenth day. They will be responsible for covering the costs of their quarantine and testing. More information is available here. Airline crew must present a "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival, are subject to quarantine until their next flight, and must install the 'MySejahtera' app. 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.