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Flight information Penang to Taipei

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 3149 kilometres

4h 45min

Most popular airline last month

China Airlines

Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan and Taipei Sung Shan

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Taipei: Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan and Taipei Sung Shan.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Penang to Taipei is RM643. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
4h 45min is the average flight time from Penang to Taipei.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Penang to Taipei.
As of November, there are 7 flights per week flying from Penang to Taipei.

Flying from Penang to Taipei

Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei has a population of almost 3 million people. It is known for many architectural, cultural, and natural landmarks all of which visitors can enjoy.

Taipei is served by two airports, Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) and Taipei Sung Shan Airport (TSA). The typical flight time from Penang to Taipei takes four hours and 45 minutes if flown direct.

Airlines that fly from Penang International Airport (PEN) to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

The only airline serving a direct flight from Penang to Taipei is China Airlines. For those looking for a cheap flight from Penang to Taipei, you can consider heading to Kuala Lumpur to take a direct flight with budget airlines AirAsia X.

Airlines that fly from Penang International Airport (PEN) to Taipei Sung Shan Airport (TSA)

There are no direct flights from Penang to Taipei Sung Shan Airport. Travellers seeking to travel on this route will be required to transfer at least twice.

Departure from Penang International Airport

The fastest and easiest way of getting to Penang airport for your Penang to Taipei flight is via a public taxi or a prearranged private airport transfer from Skyscanner. The average taxi fare should cost RM40 - RM45 if departing from George Town and RM80 from Batu Ferringhi. It should take approximately 30 - 45 minutes depending on the traffic conditions.

Alternatively, travellers preferring to use public transport have the option of taking the Rapid Penang bus service departing from Komtar Shopping Centre in George Town. The bus fare will cost RM3 and take around 45 minutes to get to the airport for your Penang to Taipei flight.

Penang International Airport information

Penang Airport is located 16km from George Town and has one building serving all domestic and international flights. There is not much dining and shopping options inside the Penang airport. However, complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas for travellers to use while waiting for your flight from Penang to Taipei. There is also a prayer room in the terminal if required.

Arrival at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Once you have arrived from your Penang to Taipei flight, the fastest way of getting to Taipei Main Station is via the MRT. It will cost NT$160 (RM22) and will have a journey time of 35 minutes with complimentary WiFi available onboard. The train departs every 5 minutes and the station is located between the terminals at Taipei Taoyuan Airport.

For travellers on a budget, the airport offers a shuttle bus to Taipei main station running 24 hours and has a frequency every 20 minutes. The bus ride will cost NT$140 (RM19) and have a minimum journey time of 55 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

Alternatively, you may pre-book a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner or take a taxi from the airport to Taipei downtown. The taxi fare should be in the range of NT$ 900 – NT$ 1,200 (RM122 – RM160).

Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) Information

Taipei Taoyuan International Airport has two terminals connected by an automated people mover. There is a variety of eateries and shops located in both terminals with a 24-hour 7-Eleven shop in Terminal 2 for travellers if your flight from Penang to Taipei arrives late. There is complimentary WiFi and prayer rooms for travellers in both terminals if required.

Taipei Recommendations

Taipei is known as a technology hub and if travellers are interested in buying gadgets, here is a list of the 5 best places to shop for gadgets in Taipei. Other must-visit places in Taipei include the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Da’an Forest Park, Confucius Temple and the Elephant Mountain. Upon arriving from your Penang to Taipei flight, you should also try Taiwan’s street food like dou jiang you tiao (fried dough with soy milk), lan jia gua bao (steam buns filled with pork, herbs and peanuts) and niu rou la mian (pulled beef noodles).

Useful Taipei Travel Information

What is the time difference between Penang and Taipei?

There is no time difference between Penang and Taipei.

What is the weather like in Taipei?

Taipei has an average temperature of 15°c between November – March, 23°c between April – June and 28°c between July – October.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Taipei?

Taipei, Taiwan uses the New Taiwan Dollar.

RM 1 = NT$ 7.42 (As of 17 October 2018)

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

The average hotel room in Taipei cost between RM350 - RM700 per night. Travellers can also use Skyscanner to compare hotel room prices in Taipei when searching for accommodation for their Penang to Taipei trip.

Taipei, Taiwan visa requirement for Malaysians

Malaysians travelling from Penang to Taipei for tourism do not require a special visa and are allowed to stay of up to 30 days. Travellers passport should have a minimum validity of 6 months upon entering Taipei.

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Information is accurate as of 17 October 2018

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