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Penang International Airport is a medium sized airport and Malaysia's third biggest. It has some international connections to Bangkok, Medan and Jakarta all with AirAsia.
Which airlines fly to Penang International Airport?
- Malindo Air
- Indonesia AirAsia
- Malaysia Airlines
- Indonesia AirAsia X
- China Airlines
There are more airlines flying to Penang International Airport. See here for a complete list of airlines flying to Penang International Airport or look for flights to Penang.
Where is Penang International Airport located?
Penang International Airport is located 16km south of Georgetown, the main town on Penang Island.
How to get from the airport to Penang city centre by public transport?
The Rapid Penang public buses are waiting in front of the terminal at the departures floor. Routes 401 and 401E (express) is heading for Georgetown, 102 is a route to Teluk Bahang and 306 goes to Air Itam and the General hospital. The journey to or from Georgetown, even with the Express bus, takes the scenic route and can take up to an hour. The buses are cheap though: one-way fare is 2 or 3 Ringgit.
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Penang city centre?
In the arrival hall is a taxi stand where you need to buy a taxi voucher. You tell your destination to the airport employee and pay the fixed fare to him/her. With the paid voucher you then proceed to the taxi stand.
There are 7 different zones and the price depends on where you want to go. A taxi to Zone 7 (Georgetown) will cost RM 38. Be aware that all taxis fares are raised 50% between midnight and 6am.
All prices quoted here were found in August 2017
What are popular destinations from Penang International Airport?
Most flights from Penang International Airport are to Kuala Lumpur and to Singapore but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by AirAsia. Every day there are flights to 12 destinations from Penang International Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
- 2. Singapore: Changi Airport (SIN)
- 3. Kuala Lumpur: Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
- 4. Medan: Kualanamu International Airport (KNO)
- 5. Jakarta: Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
- 6. Langkawi: Langkawi International Airport (LGK)