The cheapest times to fly from PEN to ATL are

  • January 15th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 19th and May 7th)
  • October 8th 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 PEN to ATL is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2499 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $792 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Bayan Lepas (PEN) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $831 to $1626 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $826. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1669. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $843 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $950 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEN to ATL flight.

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

PEN to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEN to ATL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Penang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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 $896. Return trip prices are from the ATL to PEN 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 PEN to ATL 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 PEN to ATL

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 PEN to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Langkawi (PEN > LGK > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $879
  • Average savings: $71 (7.47%)

See PEN to KUL flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (PEN > KUL > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $883
  • Average savings: $68 (7.11%)

See PEN to LGK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PEN to ATL? 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, JetBlue, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from PEN to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


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