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The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Penang is 1749 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, Malindo Air, and Singapore Airlines. Kota Kinabalu and Penang have 98 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Penang

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

How long does it take to travel from Kota Kinabalu to Penang?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kota Kinabalu and Penang takes around 2.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kota Kinabalu and Penang?
The flight distance between Kota Kinabalu and Penang is 1749 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kota Kinabalu and Penang?
Several carriers operate flights between Kota Kinabalu and Penang. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Firefly, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Labuan, Kuala Terengganu, Lahad Datu, Sandakan, Tawau, Osaka, Miri, Singapore, Tokyo, Kuching, Manila, Cebu, Puerto Princesa, Sibu, Zamboanga City, Taipei, Busan, Makassar.
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, Hong Kong, Kuala Terengganu, Bintulu, Melbourne, Manila, Tawau, Da Nang, Ko Samui, Phnom Penh, Chiang Mai.
What airports are near Kota Kinabalu?
The main airport in Kota Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu International. It is also served by Kota Kinabalu International, Limbang, Lawas.
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.
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