The cheapest times to fly from KUL to PEN are

  • January 1st to January 14th
  • January 29th to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • September 10th to November 18th

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 KUL to PEN is early March. Prices can be as high as $117 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $17 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Penang

Flying from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Bayan Lepas (PEN) will usually cost between $18 to $59 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $20. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $57. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $38 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $39 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KUL to PEN flight.

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

KUL to PEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KUL to PEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kuala Lumpur. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Fridays 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 $10 (23%) 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 $34. Return trip prices are from the PEN to KUL 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 KUL to PEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, AirAsia, Batik Air, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Citilink Indonesia, Emirates, Finnair, Firefly, Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia AirAsia, Jetstar, Lion, Lucky Air, MAI, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Royal Brunei, 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 Kuala Lumpur International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 202 miles or 325 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KUL to PEN flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuala Lumpur and Bayan Lepas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from KUL to PEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KUL
Origination airport name Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Latitude 2.7
Longitude 101.7

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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