Flights from Penang to Langkawi

Flight information Penang to Langkawi

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Average flight time, total distance 130 kilometres

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Flying from Penang to Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago consisting of 99 islands located in the state of Kedah. Not only does these islands hold a UNESCO status, but they are also surrounded by the clear beautiful Andaman sea, jungles and paddy fields. The island is a duty-free island meaning that travellers will not need to pay tax for items purchased in Langkawi. However, there is a limit on how much an individual traveller can bring out of the island. The maximum amount allowed is 5 bottles of liquor, 3 cases of beer and 3 cartons of cigarettes.

The island is served by only one airport, the Langkawi International Airport (LGK). The flight time from Penang to Langkawi takes only 35 minutes.

Airlines that fly from Penang International Airport (PEN) to Langkawi International Airport (LGK)

Travellers searching for cheap flights from Penang to Langkawi have the options of travelling with budget airlines AirAsia and Firefly serving a direct route. There are no other airlines flying direct on this route.

Departure from Penang International Airport

Travellers looking for a fast and convenient way of getting to Penang Airport for your cheap flight from Penang to Langkawi can use the public taxi or pre-arrange a private airport transfer. The average taxi fare should cost RM40 if departing from George Town and RM80 if departing from Batu Ferringhi. The taxi ride will take a minimum of 35 minutes to reach the airport for your Penang to Langkawi flight.

Alternatively, you can also take the Rapid Penang Bus departing from Komtar Shopping Centre in George Town to the airport. The bus fare will cost RM3 per way and have a minimum journey time of 45 minutes depending on the traffic conditions.

Penang International Airport (PEN) information

The Penang Airport is located 16km away from George Town and is known to be the third busiest airport in Malaysia. Dining and shopping options are limited so grabbing a bite to eat before heading to the airport for your Penang to Langkawi flight is recommended. Complimentary WiFi and prayer rooms are also available if required.

Arrival at Langkawi International Airport (LGK)

Once arriving from your Penang to Langkawi flight, the fastest and most convenient way of getting to your hotel in Langkawi is with a pre-arranged airport transfer from Skyscanner. There is also the option of taking the public taxi from the airport.

Travellers should take note that there is no public transport like buses and trains in Langkawi. The only option of getting around the islands apart from taxis is by renting a car or bike. Car rentals in Langkawi can range from RM60 - RM200 depending on the car chosen while a bike rental will cost around RM30 per day.

Langkawi International Airport (LGK) Information

The Langkawi airport is a small and easy-to-navigate building located approximately 15 minutes from Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah. Travellers arriving from Penang to Langkawi should take note that there are limited dining and shopping options available within the airport. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas. Prayer rooms are also available for passengers if required.

Langkawi Recommendations

Upon purchasing your Penang to Langkawi cheap flight, it’s time to get excited for your sun-soaked holiday! Here is a list of the 10 best beaches in Langkawi for you to check out. Skyscanner has also compiled a list for travellers of the top 10 restaurants in Langkawi when deciding on what to eat there.

Useful Langkawi Travel Information

What is the time difference between Penang and Langkawi?

There is no time difference between Penang and Langkawi.

What is the weather like in Langkawi?

Langkawi is a tropical island with an average temperature of 30°c depending on if it’s during the rainy season.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Langkawi?

Langkawi uses Ringgit Malaysia (RM).

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

The average cost of a hotel room in Langkawi is RM250 - RM650. You can also compare the best hotel deals in Langkawi on Skyscanner as well!

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Information is accurate as of 18 October 2018

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