Phuket City to Penang flights from £52

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Travelers usually depart from Phuket International, or Phuket Bus Station when they travel from Phuket City to Penang. The distance between Phuket City and Penang is 381 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Thai AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Thai Airways International. Phuket City and Penang have 146 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Firefly on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Malaysia Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Phuket City to Penang

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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Thai Airways InternationalTHATGNoNo

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
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Most travelers from Thailand 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
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  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Malaysia
  • Mandatory

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Thailand
Additional information
  • Masks are not required in public
  • Health screening on arrival

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

How long does it take to travel from Phuket City to Penang?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Phuket City and Penang takes around 1.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Phuket City and Penang?
The flight distance between Phuket City and Penang is 381 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Phuket City and Penang?
Several carriers operate flights between Phuket City and Penang. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Firefly, Malaysia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Phuket City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Phuket City and Bangkok, Chiang Rai Province, Chiang Mai, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Buriram Province, Khon Kaen, Hanoi, Phitsanulok, Sydney, Udon Thani, London, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Denpasar, Hong Kong, Pattaya, Roi Et Province, Singapore, Tokyo, Ko Samui.
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, 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 Phuket City?
The main airport in Phuket City is Phuket International. It is also served by Phuket International, Krabi, Surat Thani International, Ranong.
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 Phuket City and Penang?
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