Cheap flights from Perth to Penang

Flight information Perth to Penang

Direct airlines


Average flight time, total distance 4465 kilometres

7h 50min

Most popular airline last month

Singapore Airlines


1 airport

Those looking for cheap flights from Perth to Penang have a number of different options in terms of airlines flying that route, including Malindo Air and AirAsia. Stopovers are normally in Kuala Lumpur, but will depend on the airline you choose to fly with.

Perth Airport is the region’s international airport serving Perth and surrounding areas. Located approximately 12km from Perth city centre (about a 20 minute drive), and 23km from Fremantle (a 30 minute drive), the airport is relatively easy to access via car, taxi, or public bus.

The terminal from which your flight to Penang will depart will depend on which airline you have chosen to fly with. However, international flights from Perth airport generally depart from the International Terminal T1. Located within T1 are plenty of shopping and dining options, as well as Travelex currency exchange desks, bank branches for ANZ, NAB and Commonwealth Bank, as well as Optus and Vodafone outlets if you need to sort out a SIM card or mobile data roaming plan before your trip to Penang. Find more on information in our handy Perth Airport guide.

Penang International Airport is located approximately 17km south of George Town, the capital of Penang island in Malaysia. There are a number of options for travelling from the airport to your accommodation in Penang.

The Rapid Penang Bus lines 401, 401A and 401E run between the airport and various stops in George Town every 30 minutes. Taxis are also an easy option for getting to your hotel or accommodation. To ensure you can find a taxi driver that does not refuse to use the meter, download the MyTeksi app for iPhone or Android, and book a cab through the app. Car hire from Penang airport is readily available from a number of providers, including Sixt, Europcar, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Alamo, Easycar, and Dollar.

Find more flights to Penang from other destinations in Australia.

Other important information to note:

●     Time difference between Perth and Penang - There is no time difference between Perth and Penang.

●     Currency requirements travelling to Penang, Malaysia -The official currency of Malaysia is the Malaysian ringgit, so travellers will need to exchange currency wither before departing Perth, or after arriving in Penang.

●     Cost of living in Perth and Penang- Those flying from Perth to Penang will find that the cost of living is generally much cheaper in Penang than in Perth. Rent is on average approximately 78% cheaper, as well as restaurants (about 76% cheaper), groceries (about 44% cheaper), and public transport (around 75-80% cheaper).

The above information is correct as of November 2015. Please check all travel details and costs close to the time of your travel date.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.