Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang
Flight information Johor Bahru to Penang
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Flying from Johor Bahru to Penang
Penang has a population of over 1.7 million people and is located on the northwest coast of the Malaysia Peninsular. Georgetown is the capital of Penang Island and is also home to a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Penang is only served by one airport, Penang International Airport (PEN) and a Johor Bahru to Penang flight takes approximately an hour and 10 minutes. Skyscanner helps to compare the best deals for passengers looking for flights from Johor Bahru to Penang.
Airlines that fly from Johor Bahru Senai International Airport (JHB) to Penang International Airport (PEN)
AirAsia is the only airline serving a direct Johor to Penang route. Other airlines like Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and Malindo Air requires a transfer in Kuala Lumpur for the JHB-PEN route.
Departure from Johor Bahru Senai International Airport
There are several ways of getting to the airport for your Johor Bahru to Penang flight which are extremely convenient. The fastest mode of transportation is via a public taxi which will cost between RM45 - RM60. Alternatively, pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner could be an option for a hassle and stress-free process.
You can also utilise the Johor Bahru City Bus AA1 departing from JB Sentral directly to Senai Airport for your flight from Johor Bahru to Penang. The bus fare will cost RM8 per way and will have a journey of 45 minutes depending on traffic.
Senai International Airport information
Johor Bahru Senai International Airport is a small, single-terminal airport located 32km northwest of Johor Bahru city centre. Dining and duty-free shops are limited and close at 10pm daily. Passengers are suggested to grab a bite prior to arriving at the airport. Prayer rooms are available in the terminal if required.
For passengers with a long layover, there are no hotels within the airport terminal itself. However, Le Grandeur hotel is located less than 3 minutes away from the airport.
Arrival at Penang International Airport (PEN)
Upon arrival from your Johor to Penang flight, the fastest and most convenient way to get to Penang city area from the airport is via a taxi or a pre-arranged private airport transfer. The fare will cost around RM40 to Georgetown and RM80 to Batu Ferringhi and will have a journey time of between 30 - 45 minutes depending on traffic.
There is also an option of taking the Rapid Penang bus service to George Town city centre from the airport. The bus fare will cost RM3 per passenger and will stop at Komtar Shopping Centre in George Town.
Penang International Airport (PEN) Information
Penang International Airport is the third busiest airport in Malaysia even though there is only one terminal. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas for passengers if needed. Dining and duty-free shops are limited and only open during operational hours and there are no prayer rooms on the arrival side of this airport.
Once you have secured the best flight deal from Johor Bahru to Penang, here is a list of the 10 best hotels to stay at in Penang. Known for their food, here are 5 best places for hawker food in Penang you don’t want to miss out on when visiting Penang
Some top tourist sites to visit in Penang include the Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang Peranakan Mansion, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and Fort Cornwallis.
Useful Penang Travel Information
What is the time difference between Johor Bahru and Penang?
There is no time difference between Johor Bahru and Penang.
What is the weather like in Penang?
Penang has an average temperature of 28°c all year round.
What is the currency and exchange rate for Penang?
Both Johor Bahru and Penang use the Malaysian Ringgit (RM).
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Penang?
The average room rate in Penang is RM150 – RM280. Not only does Skyscanner compare flights, but we can also help you compare cheap hotel room prices in Penang.
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Information is accurate as of 08 October 2018
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