Bangkok, Thailand to Penang, Malaysia flights from £46

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Travelers usually depart from Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang International, Bangkok - Wat Bowon Niwet, Bangkok - Travel Mart, or Bangkok - Southern Terminal when they travel from Bangkok to Penang. The distance between Bangkok and Penang is 959 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Thai Airways International, Thai AirAsia, Firefly, and MYAirline. Bangkok and Penang have 248 direct flights per week.

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Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Bangkok to Penang in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

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Check-in for a flight from Bangkok to Penang

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Thai Airways InternationalTHATGNo0
Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYes0

Malaysia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Thailand can enter Malaysia, but there are restrictions.


Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required


Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Thailand
  • Mandatory health insurance for travelers with a certain travel history

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Malaysia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Bangkok to Penang?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Bangkok and Penang takes around 1.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Bangkok and Penang?
The flight distance between Bangkok and Penang is 959 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Bangkok and Penang?
Several carriers operate flights between Bangkok and Penang. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Thai Airways International, Thai Smile, Thai AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Bangkok?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Phuket City, Krabi, Hat Yai, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Surat Thani Province, Chiang Rai Province, Khon Kaen, Seoul, Udon Thani, Tokyo, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Singapore, Phitsanulok, London, Ko Samui, Sydney, Nan Province, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City.
What are the most popular routes to and from Penang?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Penang and Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Kota Bharu, Johor Bahru, Phuket City, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Kuala Terengganu, Bintulu, Melbourne, Manila, Kota Kinabalu, Tawau, Da Nang, Ko Samui, Phnom Penh, Chiang Mai.
Which airports are there in Bangkok?
Bangkok is mainly served by Suvarnabhumi. But there are other airports nearby, including Don Mueang International.
What airports are near Bangkok?
The main airport in Bangkok is Suvarnabhumi. It is also served by U-Tapao International, Hua Hin.
What airports are near Penang?
The main airport in Penang is Penang International. It is also served by Penang International, Hat Yai International, Sultan Azlan Shah, Sultan Abdul Halim.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Bangkok and Penang?
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