The cheapest times to fly from ATL to PEN are

  • January 29th to April 29th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 13th to October 21st

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATL to PEN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $4106 for Wednesday flights during late December, or as low as $1064 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Penang

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Bayan Lepas (PEN) will usually cost between $1098 to $2283 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1112. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2526. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1414 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1308 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to PEN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to PEN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ATL to PEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to PEN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $401 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1237. Return trip prices are from the PEN to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to PEN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to PEN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to PEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1067
  • Average savings: $242 (18.46%)

See ATL to JFK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ATL > LAX > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $215 (16.44%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Singapore (ATL > SIN > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1103
  • Average savings: $205 (15.67%)

See ATL to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to PEN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Penang International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9727 miles or 15654 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to PEN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to PEN flight is about 18 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Bayan Lepas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from ATL to PEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

Destination code PEN
Destination airport name Penang International Airport
City Bayan Lepas
Country Malaysia
Latitude 5.3
Longitude 100.3


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