The cheapest times to fly from PHX to PEN are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • August 20th to September 16th (except the week of August 27th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 PHX to PEN is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $3734 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $865 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Penang

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Bayan Lepas (PEN) will usually cost between $899 to $1909 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $933. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2144. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1211 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1037 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to PEN flight.

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

PHX to PEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to PEN flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 $190 (15%) 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 $1024. Return trip prices are from the PEN to PHX 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 PHX to PEN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $853
  • Average savings: $184 (17.74%)

See PHX to SIN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $929
  • Average savings: $108 (10.41%)

See PHX to LAX flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (PHX > HKG > PEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $53 (5.06%)

See PHX to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: American, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Penang International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9026 miles or 14526 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to PEN flight is about 17 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Bayan Lepas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from PHX to PEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

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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