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Travelers usually depart from Sultan Ismail Petra, or Kota Bahru Bus Station when they travel from Kota Bharu to Penang. The distance between Kota Bharu and Penang is 243 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, and Malindo Air. Kota Bharu and Penang have 112 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Check-in for a flight from Kota Bharu to Penang

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
FireflyFFMFYYesNo
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
Malindo AirMXDODYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kota Bharu to Penang?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kota Bharu and Penang takes around 0.92 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kota Bharu and Penang?
The flight distance between Kota Bharu and Penang is 243 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kota Bharu and Penang?
Several carriers operate flights between Kota Bharu and Penang. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Firefly, AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Bharu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Bharu and Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu, Bandung, Bintulu, Miri, Surabaya, Alor Setar, Phuket City, Labuan, Kuching, Yogyakarta, Kuantan, Malacca City, Bangkok, Tawau, Siem Reap, Sibu.
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, 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.
What airports are near Kota Bharu?
The main airport in Kota Bharu is Sultan Ismail Petra. It is also served by Sultan Ismail Petra, Sultan Mahmud, Narathiwat, Kerteh.
What airports are near Penang?
The main airport in Penang is Penang International. It is also served by Penang International, Sultan Azlan Shah, Hat Yai International, Sultan Abdul Halim.
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