Penang to Sandakan flights from £103

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The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, and Malindo Air. Penang and Sandakan have 108 direct flights per week.

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

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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Penang?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Penang and Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu, Singapore, Kuala Terengganu, Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuantan, Hanoi, Johor Bahru, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Bintulu, Phuket City, Langkawi, Phnom Penh, Da Nang, Yangon, Hong Kong, Semarang, Surabaya.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sandakan?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sandakan and Kuching, Singapore, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Kuala Lumpur, Tawau, Taipei, Labuan, Kuala Terengganu, Johor Bahru, Sibu, Manila, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney, Langkawi, Bintulu, Bangkok, Hong Kong.
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.
What airports are near Sandakan?
The main airport in Sandakan is Sandakan. It is also served by Sandakan, Tawau, Lahad Datu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Penang and Sandakan?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Penang and Sandakan thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Penang and Sandakan can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on 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 search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Penang and Sandakan?
Currently, you can fly between Penang and Sandakan with AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, Malindo Air.
When's the best time to travel between Penang and Sandakan?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Penang and Sandakan, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the 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 Penang and Sandakan?
Traveling between Penang and Sandakan, 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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