The cheapest times to fly from HKG to PEN are

  • January 1st to January 14th
  • February 5th to April 1st
  • June 11th to July 22nd (except the weeks of June 25th and July 9th)
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 HKG to PEN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $455 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $158 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Penang

Flying from Hong Kong (HKG) to Bayan Lepas (PEN) will usually cost between $168 to $308 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $175. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $410. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $235 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $205 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HKG to PEN flight.

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

HKG to PEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HKG to PEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hong Kong. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Sundays 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 $27 (11%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the PEN to HKG 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 HKG to PEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HKG 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 HKG to PEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (HKG > KUL > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $191
  • Average savings: $14 (6.6%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, AirAsia, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Firefly, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Royal Jordanian, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Penang International Airport to Hong Kong International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1487 miles or 2393 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HKG to PEN flight is about 3 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Hong Kong and Bayan Lepas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from HKG to PEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HKG
Origination airport name Hong Kong International Airport
City Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Latitude 22.3
Longitude 113.9

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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