The cheapest times to fly from PEN to LAX are

  • February 5th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • September 17th to November 11th

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 LAX is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1415 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $664 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Bayan Lepas (PEN) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $707 to $1058 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $676. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1241. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $566 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $799 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEN to LAX flight.

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

PEN to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEN to LAX flight is cheaper than 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. 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 $818. Return trip prices are from the LAX 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 LAX 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 PEN to LAX

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 LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $796
  • Average savings: $3 (0.38%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 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, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from PEN to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEN
Origination airport namePenang International Airport
CityBayan Lepas

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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