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Flights starting at £171. Choose between AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, or Cathay Pacific to find the best price.

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The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, and Scoot. Hong Kong and Penang have 206 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Hong Kong to Penang

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
Cathay PacificCPACXYesNo
Cebu PacificCEB5JNoNo
ScootTGWTRYesNo

Malaysia COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Latest COVID-19 restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Malaysia – 09/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Hong Kong SAR can enter Malaysia, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Malaysia
  • Mandatory

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 3-day quarantine and testing for travelers
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Hong Kong SAR
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory accommodation reservations for travelers
  • Mandatory health declaration form
Additional information
  • Health screening on arrival
  • 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

What are the most popular routes to and from Hong Kong?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Hong Kong and Tokyo, Seoul, Sapporo, Manila, Osaka, Bangkok, Semarang, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Yogyakarta, Phuket City, Chiang Mai, Kuala Lumpur, Surabaya, Busan, Taipei, Da Nang, Hanoi, Shanghai, Denpasar.
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, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Terengganu, Bintulu, Melbourne, Manila, Kota Kinabalu, Tawau, Da Nang, Ko Samui, Phnom Penh, Chiang Mai.
What airports are near Hong Kong?
The main airport in Hong Kong is Hong Kong International. It is also served by Hong Kong International, Guangzhou Baiyun International, Shenzhen Bao an International, Macau International, Zhuhai Jinwan, Huizhou Pingtan.
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 Hong Kong and Penang?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Hong Kong and Penang thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Hong Kong and Penang can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Hong Kong and Penang?
Currently, you can fly between Hong Kong and Penang with AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Scoot.
When's the best time to travel between Hong Kong and Penang?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Hong Kong and Penang, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Hong Kong and Penang?
Traveling between Hong Kong and Penang, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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