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Travelers usually depart from Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur - Hentian Duta, or Kuala Lumpur - Central Station when they travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Penang is 325 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, and Korean Air. Kuala Lumpur and Penang have 210 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur 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
Korean AirKALKEYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuala Lumpur and Penang takes around 1.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Penang?
The flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Penang is 325 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur and Penang?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuala Lumpur and Penang. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Malindo Air, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, Singapore, Bangkok, Kota Kinabalu, Auckland, Langkawi, Dhaka, Denpasar, Kuching, Dubai, Manila, Madrid, Ho Chi Minh City, Chennai, Christchurch, Sydney, Melbourne, New Delhi, Surabaya, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Penang?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Penang and Singapore, Bangkok, 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 Kuala Lumpur?
Kuala Lumpur is mainly served by Kuala Lumpur International. But there are other airports nearby, including Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah.
What airports are near Kuala Lumpur?
The main airport in Kuala Lumpur is Kuala Lumpur International. It is also served by Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Sultan Azlan Shah, Malacca International.
What airports are near Penang?
The main airport in Penang is Penang International. It is also served by Penang International, Sultan Abdul Halim, Sultan Azlan Shah, Hat Yai International.
What buses and trains depart from Kuala Lumpur?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Kuala Lumpur, including Airport Coach Sdn Bhd.
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