The cheapest times to fly from MIA to PEN are

  • February 12th to February 25th
  • March 26th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to October 28th

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 MIA to PEN is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $5251 for Monday flights during mid December, or as low as $996 for Saturday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Penang

Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Bayan Lepas (PEN) will usually cost between $1117 to $2563 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1119. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2603. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1485 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1587 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to PEN flight.

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

MIA to PEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MIA to PEN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MIA. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Penang, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Miami. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $203 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1546. Return trip prices are from the PEN to MIA 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 MIA 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 19 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Singapore (MIA > SIN > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1001
  • Average savings: $587 (36.96%)

See MIA to SIN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $494 (31.13%)

See MIA to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (MIA > SFO > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $482 (30.34%)

See MIA to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, American, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Penang International Airport to Miami International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10286 miles or 16554 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to PEN flight is about 19 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Miami, FL and Bayan Lepas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from MIA to PEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MIA
Origination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3

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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