Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Penang
Flight information Kota Kinabalu to Penang
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Average flight time, total distance 1749 kilometres
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Frequently asked questions
Flying from Kota Kinabalu to Penang
Penang has a population of over 1.7 million people and is located on the coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its highly diverge heritage and culture.
Penang is served by Penang International Airport (PEN) and Kota Kinabalu to Penang flights take approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Airlines that fly from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) to Penang International Airport (PEN)
AirAsia is the best option when searching for cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Penang. Other airlines that also serve the Kota Kinabalu to Penang flight route with a minimum of one layover include Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air.
Departure from Kota Kinabalu International Airport
The fastest way of getting to the airport for your flight is via a public taxi. The fare will range between RM30 - RM38 and will take around 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions. There is also the option of pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner for those that want to avoid the hassle of searching for a taxi.
Travellers on a tighter budget have the option of taking an airport shuttle bus departing from Centre Point in the city centre. A one-way ticket cost RM5 and will take around 40 minutes.
Kota Kinabalu International Airport information
Kota Kinabalu International Airport is a single terminal airport serving both international and domestic flights. A wide variety of food options are available within the terminal. However, there is a limited amount of duty-free shops. Travellers on a late night or early morning flight have the option of Mcdonalds to grab a bit as it is open 24-hours. Complimentary WiFi and a prayer room is available within the airport.
Arrival at Penang International Airport (PEN)
Upon arrival at Penang International Airport, the easiest way of getting to your accommodation is via a public taxi or a pre-arranged private airport transfer from Skyscanner. An average taxi fare will cost RM40 to Georgetown and RM80 to Batu Ferringhi and takes between 30 - 45 minutes.
Alternatively, you can consider taking the Rapid Penang bus service that goes directly to Georgetown city centre from the airport. A one-way bus ticket cost RM3 and will take you to Komtar Shopping Centre in Georgetown in about 45 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Penang International Airport (PEN) Information
Eateries and duty-free shops in PEN are limited. Complimentary WiFi is offered in most public areas of the airport.
Travellers unsure on which hotel to book after securing your Kota Kinabalu to Penang cheap flights can check out our list of the 10 best hotels in Penang. Foodies travelling from Kota Kinabalu to Penang should definitely add these 5 best places for hawker food in Penang to get your local food fix!
Useful Penang Travel Information
What is the time difference between Kota Kinabalu and Penang?
There is no time difference between Kota Kinabalu and Penang.
What is the weather like in Penang?
Penang has an average temperature of 31°C all year round. Travellers planning a trip from Kota Kinabalu to Penang should take note that the city’s rainy season falls between the months of September - November.
What is the currency and exchange rate for Penang?
Penang uses Malaysian Ringgit (RM).
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Penang?
An average hotel room rate is between RM150 - RM380 per night. Travellers searching for cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Penang on Skyscanner are also able to compare for the best hotel room deals in Penang.
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Information is accurate as of 13 December 2018
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