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Flight information Penang to Bangkok

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 948 kilometres

1h 45min

Most popular airline last month

Thai AirAsia

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Bangkok: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Penang to Bangkok is RM276. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 45min is the average flight time from Penang to Bangkok.
There are 4 airlines who fly direct from Penang to Bangkok.
As of October, there are 25 flights per week flying from Penang to Bangkok.

Flying from Penang to Bangkok

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is famous for its street food, fashion and cultural landmarks around the city. It has a population of over 8 million people.

The city is served by two airports, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Penang to Bangkok flights take around an hour and 50 minutes.

Airlines that fly from Penang International Airport (PEN) to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)

Airlines such as Thai Smile and Thai Airways serve a direct route from Penang to Bangkok. Travellers who do not mind a layover can consider Malaysia Airlines, Jetstar and Scoot.

Airlines that fly from Penang International Airport (PEN) to Don Mueang Airport (DMK)

Travellers searching for Penang to Bangkok cheap flights landing at DMK can consider Thai AirAsia. Other airlines such as Malindo Air and Scoot also serve the same route with one layover.

Departure from Penang International Airport

The easiest and most convenient way of heading to the airport for your Penang to Bangkok flight via a public taxi or arrange a private airport transfer from Skyscanner. The public taxi fare will cost travellers RM40 from George Town or RM80 from Batu Ferringhi. The journey will take around 35 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

Alternatively, for those on a tighter budget, you can take the Rapid Penang Bus leaving from Komtar Shopping Centre in George Town. A one-way ticket will cost RM3 with an average duration of 45 minutes.

Penang International Airport information

Penang International Airport is a single terminal building located 16km away from George Town. Choices for dining and eateries are limited. We thus recommend that you grab a bite before heading to the airport. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas along with a prayer room.

Arrival at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)

Upon arrival, the fastest and most convenient way to get to the city centre is via the Bangkok airport rail link that will cost travellers THB 45 (RM6) with a travel time of 30 minutes.

There is also the option of taking the express airport bus with various routes to Silom, Banglumpoo, Hua Lumpong Railway station and Sukhumvit. Tickets can be purchased at the airport bus counter on the 1st floor of the airport and a one-way ticket cost THB 150 (RM20). This bus service runs from 5am to midnight everyday and takes at least 50 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

If you prefer a door-to-door service, airport taxis are available once you exit the arrival halls. Taxi fare ranges from THB 350 - THB 420 (RM 45 - RM 54), including tolls and airport taxes. There is also the option of pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) Information

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport serves as the primary international airport. A wide variety of eateries and shopping options with a 24-hour food court are available for travellers. Complimentary WiFi is available for travellers to use for up to 2 hours. Prayer rooms are also available within the terminals.

Arrival at Don Mueang Airport (DMK)

Upon arrival, taking a public taxi or arranging for a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner is a convenient and fast way of getting to the city centre. Taxi fare will cost roughly THB 350 (RM 45), exclusive of any toll fees and the airport tax of THB 50 (RM 7). The journey from the airport to the city centre typically takes 30 minutes.

There is also the option of taking the airport bus which takes a minimum of 70 minutes. The bus fare is a fixed fee of THB 30 (RM4) and goes to Victory Monument BTS.

Don Mueang Airport (DMK) Information

There are two terminals in Don Mueang Airport. Terminal 1 handles international flights coming into the city whilst terminal 2 handles domestic flights. Complimentary WiFi is available for up to 2 hours. Various dining and duty-free shops are available throughout the terminals with some shops open for 24-hours. There is no prayer room within the terminals.

Bangkok Recommendations

To help you plan for your Bangkok trip, we have compiled a list of the top 10 things to do in Bangkok. Travellers on a budget can refer to our Bangkok 3-day budget itinerary under RM600. Muslim travellers heading to Bangkok but are unsure of where to eat can refer to our list of top Halal restaurants in Bangkok.

Useful Bangkok Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok?

Bangkok (UTC +07:00) is one hour behind Penang (UTC +8:00).

What is the weather like in Bangkok?

Bangkok has an average temperature of 33°C all year round. Travellers planning a trip from Penang to Bangkok should take note that between August to October is the city’s rainy season.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Bangkok?

Bangkok uses Thai Baht (THB).

RM 1 = THB 7.79 (As of 12 December 2018)

What is the average cost of a hotel room in Bangkok?

A hotel room cost between RM120 - RM300 per night. Skyscanner not only helps travellers compare cheap flights from Penang to Bangkok but also for the best hotel rooms deals in Bangkok.

Bangkok, Thailand visa requirement for Malaysians

Citizens of Malaysia travelling from Penang to Bangkok for tourism reasons are not required to obtain a visa for a stay of less than 30 days, provided your passport is valid within 6 months from entry date.

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Information is accurate as of 12 December 2018

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.