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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PEN are

  • January 29th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

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 LAX to PEN is early September. Prices can be as high as $1375 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $544 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Penang

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Bayan Lepas (PEN) will usually cost between $629 to $1139 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $588. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1306. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $718 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $764 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PEN flight.

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

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LAX to PEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PEN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, 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. Saturdays 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 $74 (9%) 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 $760. Return trip prices are from the PEN to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX 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 16 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.

 

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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $710
  • Average savings: $54 (7.07%)

See LAX to KUL flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (LAX > HKG > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $738
  • Average savings: $26 (3.34%)

See LAX to HKG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Penang International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8731 miles or 14051 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PEN flight is about 16 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Bayan Lepas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from LAX to PEN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

Return Airport

Destination codePEN
Destination airport namePenang International Airport
CityBayan Lepas
CountryMalaysia
Latitude5.3
Longitude100.3

 

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