Cheap flights from Penang to Kota Bharu
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Flight information Penang to Kota Bharu
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Average flight time, total distance 244 kilometres
Frequently asked questions
Flying from Penang to Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu is the capital of Kelantan with a population of over 300,000 people. It is home to various mosques, museums and unique architecture of old royal palaces.
The town is served by one airport called Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR). Penang to Kota Bharu flights take only 55 minutes to arrive.
Airlines that fly from Penang International Airport (PEN) to Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR)
Travellers searching for cheap flights from Penang to Kota Bharu should look into booking with Firefly which serves a direct route. Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air also offer Penang to Kota Bharu flight path.
Departure from Penang International Airport
Getting to the airport for your Penang to KotaBharu cheap flight via public taxi or a pre-arranged private airport transfer from Skyscanner is the fastest and most convenient way. A taxi fare will cost travellers approximately RM40 if departing from Georgetown and RM80 from Batu Ferringhi. The journey should 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 Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR)
Upon arrival, the fastest and most convenient way of getting to the city centre is via a public taxi or a pre-arranged private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner. Taxi fare will cost a minimum of RM40 taking an approximately 20 minutes depending on your destination. There is also the option of taking the Cityliner bus No.9 that takes travellers to the Kota Bharu bus station at only RM1.80. The journey will take at least 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport information
Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is a single terminal airport that only consists of 3 aircraft stands and 3 aerobridges. Being an extremely small airport, dining and shopping options are also limited for travellers. Travellers arriving late and looking to grab a quick bite can venture to local restaurants located across the airport. There is complimentary WiFi and a prayer room available within the airport.
Kota Bharu Recommendations
Must-see tourist sites in Kota Bharu include Istana Jahar, Kelantan Royal Mausoleum and the World War II Memorial Museum. For the foodies, loca dishes such as Nasi Tumpang (Rice layered with an omelette, beef or fish floss, local curry, sweet sambal gravy wrapped in a cone shape), Roti Titab (Bread, butter, kaya and egg), Nasi Kak Wok (Rice with fried chicken and curry), Laksam (Rice flour with gravy), Nasi Ulam (Rice with shredded herbs) and Khao Jam (Similar to Nasi Kerabu) should be added to your list of local dishes to try.
Useful Kota Bharu Travel Information
What is the time difference between Penang and Kota Bharu?
There is no time difference between Penang and Kota Bharu.
What is the weather like in Kota Bharu?
Kota Bharu has an average temperature of 32°C all year round with October to December being the rainy season.
What is the currency and exchange rate for Kota Bharu?
Kota Bharu uses Malaysian Ringgit (RM).
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Kota Bharu?
An average hotel room rate ranges between RM80 - RM150 per night. Travellers searching for cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu on Skyscanner can also use it to compare the best hotel rooms deals in Kota Bharu.
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Information is accurate as of 19 December 2018
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