The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Penang from Langkawi for £19. This is 96% cheaper than most flight deals to Penang. To find the cheapest price to Penang from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Penang. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £490. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to Penang from United Kingdom during September instead. Flights to Penang in September, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around £491.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Penang from United Kingdom when booking 59 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Penang for around £544 when searching 59 days out. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £537.
The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Penang is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as £523. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Penang on Saturday is £568.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Penang is at midday. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Penang at midday for as low as £506. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to Penang, so prices are often more expensive at around £553 per ticket.
If you are planning a flight to Penang and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of March, April, and May. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Penang, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centres in the area, like Queensbay Mall.
Alor Setar Airport, Langkawi Airport or Ipoh Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Penang.
You can find deals at Ipoh Airport for £398pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, Malaysia travel restrictions include travel to Penang. Malaysia has restricted entry to all travellers except for citizens, permanent residents with a MyPR card, diplomats, embassy employees, and spouses or children of Malaysian nationals, who must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating this status. Travellers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit may also enter the country. They must have a negative COVID-19 testing result prior to their flight to Malaysia. All arriving travellers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine at a designated quarantine station upon arrival. For Malaysian nationals, the government will bear the cost of MYR 150 per day for the quarantine. Other travellers will be required to bear all costs. Travellers may not transfer from international flights to domestic flights, except ifor Malaysian nationals who are travelling to Sabah or Sarawak. If you are planning to travel to Penang at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.