Cheap flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang

Flights starting at £49. Choose between AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, or Vietnam Airlines to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£49

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£49

Cheapest round-trip

£78

Average round-trip

£124

Nonstop flights in December

£49 – £136

Round trips

Ho Chi Minh City SGNPenang PEN

AirAsia

£78
Ho Chi Minh City SGNPenang PEN

AirAsia

£96

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Travelers usually depart from Tan Son Nhat International, Ho Chi Minh - Chung cư Phúc Yên, Ho Chi Minh - Sai Gon, Ho Chi Minh-Mien Tay, or Ho Chi Minh - East when they travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang. The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Penang is 933 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, and Malindo Air. Ho Chi Minh City and Penang have 281 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang

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Vietnam AirlinesHVNVNYesNo
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Malaysia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Malaysia – 12/2022
Your trip summary

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

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

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 Ho Chi Minh City to Penang?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Penang takes around 1.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Penang?
The flight distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Penang is 933 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Penang?
Several carriers operate flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Penang. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Ho Chi Minh City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Da Nang, Bangkok, Phú Quốc, Nha Trang, Singapore, Da Lat, Seoul, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Siem Reap, Manila, Phuket City, Denpasar, Melbourne, Perth, Chiang Mai, Busan, Phnom Penh.
What are the most popular routes to and from Penang?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Penang and Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Taipei, Kota Bharu, Johor Bahru, Phuket City, Hanoi, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Kuala Terengganu, Bintulu, Melbourne, Manila, Kota Kinabalu, Tawau, Da Nang, Ko Samui, Phnom Penh, Chiang Mai.
What airports are near Ho Chi Minh City?
The main airport in Ho Chi Minh City is Tan Son Nhat International. It is also served by Tan Son Nhat International, Phnom Penh International, Lien Khuong, Can Tho International, Rach Gia.
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 Ho Chi Minh City and Penang?
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Airports near Ho Chi Minh City

Airports near Penang

  • Penang International
  • Hat Yai International
  • Langkawi International
  • Sultan Ismail Petra
  • Sultan Azlan Shah
  • Trang
  • Narathiwat
  • Sultan Abdul Halim
  • Betong Airport
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