The cheapest times to fly from SZB to PEN are

  • February 12th to July 8th
  • November 19th to December 16th

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 SZB to PEN is early July. Prices can be as high as $65 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $38 for Wednesday flights around early July.


When to Fly to Penang

Flying from Kuala Lumpur (SZB) to Bayan Lepas (PEN) will usually cost between $38 to $54 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early July with an average ticket price of $38. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $62. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $24 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $46 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SZB to PEN flight.

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

SZB to PEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SZB to PEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kuala Lumpur. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $2 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $46. Return trip prices are from the PEN to SZB 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 SZB to PEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from SZB to PEN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR) in Alor Setar

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from PEN
  • Usually 15.22% less expensive than PEN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SZB to AOR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Penang International Airport to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 173 miles or 278 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SZB to PEN flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuala Lumpur and Bayan Lepas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from SZB to PEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SZB
Origination airport name Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport
City Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Latitude 3.1
Longitude 101.5

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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