Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang
AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Penang Intl. Confirm policies on booking site.
The average direct flight takes 0h 50m, covering a distance of 325 km.
There are usually 77 direct flights each day leaving Kuala Lumpur Airport in the direction of Penang, for a total of 543 flights weekly.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang were found on AirAsia (RM 177) and Malaysia Airlines (RM 531). Malaysia Airlines proposed the cheapest one-way flight at RM 71.
The airlines most regularly connecting Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang are AirAsia (20 flights per day), Malaysia Airlines (7 flights per day), and Qatar Airways (7 flights per day).
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to Penang on a Tuesday and more expensive on a Saturday. On your return trip to Kuala Lumpur Airport, you should consider flying back on a Friday, and avoid Saturdays for better deals.
Kuala Lumpur Airport airport is called Kuala Lumpur Intl and the only airport in Penang is Penang Intl.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Very smooth and easy process boarding and taking off"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Cons: "delayed landing because of chinese reasons"
Pros: "A nice experience overall. Flight was quiet so plenty of personal space."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly from check in to arrival. Bags were delivered timely. Flights were on time."
Cons: "No entertainment options. Little to no food service."
Pros: "The crew are ok. They should find jobs with other, better airlines."
Cons: "Flight delayed on both legs. Delay management horrible, call centre was worse."
Pros: "Average flight"
Cons: "Changed the time of my flight early by more than 2 hours, with no communication. I therefore missed the flight. I was informed there was a flight that evening but they refused to move me as I had booked through an agent. Waited more than 6 hoursnin the airport for next flight and was offered only a meal voucher worth £4. Later flight was delayed, resulting in me missing my friends pre wedding henna party and arriving more than 8 hours late. Not a single apology given!"
Pros: "Except for a 1-hour delay, overall the flight was good, smooth and enjoyable. Loved the inflight meal. For the price we paid we got meal and 30kg baggage allowance, we thought that was just value for money. And they departed from KLIA and not klia2 which is more convenient."
Cons: "Flight wasn't on time to and from HKG."
Pros: "The staff were very kind, the seat had a great amount of leg room."
Cons: "There was no alcohol on the flight."
Pros: "Getting out of the plane"
Cons: "getting in the plane. No working tablet. Poor food."
Pros: "Crews are nice."
Cons: "Seems like Malindo is starting to degrading the service quality. The flight I took before: they change the airplane to batik which was worse with no entertainment, smaller seat pitch, etc. I book Malindo for a reason and paid for what expected using Malindo!! If they had to change the plane they should've given better one or given back compensation to passengers! Now this flight, they didn't activate the entertainment till way later and turned off way too early. They didn't give any earphone as supposed to. Malindo's service has become bad."
Cons: "The airline"
Pros: "The service is good in general."
Cons: "The boarding process could be improved."
Pros: "The 32" pitch giving more leg space, better than MAS and AirAsia on that count. Good baggage allowance."
Cons: "The food is rather meh, does not stand out"
Cons: "The flight was over 5 hours delayed and they offered no compensation or extra meal."
Cons: "Cramped seats"
Pros: "Leg space and good arm rest"
Cons: "No in flight entertainment (movies)"
Pros: "The seats are more comfortable compared to the other budget airlines."
Cons: "The crew doesn't smile most of the time, sometimes they sound like ordering when they request something. The movies selection is either old, or mostly Indian movies."
Pros: "I have flown Malindo before and I have been happy about tbeir customer service."
Pros: "In flight meal."
Cons: "Got told luggage would go straight to bali from origin in Nepal. Waited at baggage check in jarkata just in case. Sure enough, our baggage comes out. Transfer to domestic terminal was almost impossible since we were given no information and our flight number changed completely. All of a sudden it was batik air not malindo, which has a completey different terminal. Will not be travelling with malindo again."
Pros: "Check in and boarding we're both quick and easy. There were unsold exit row seats on our flight and the flight attendants lets us change seats. The in flight meals were quite tasty."
Cons: "The beverage options were limited and mostly consisted of different flavors of fruit soda. The flight attendants sprayed the cabin with a strange aerosol before landing. Trash was not collected during the flight."
Pros: "Service and comfort with blanket, and entertainment movies."
Cons: "Luggage collection rather late in Bali."
Pros: "Same as previous, no fuss."
Pros: "Very dissapointed, both flights scheduled by Malindo Air was rescheduled, first one moved for next day unbeliavable!!!"
Cons: "Very dissapointed, both flights scheduled by Malindo Air was rescheduled, first one moved for next day unbeliavable!!!"
Pros: "Ease of booking and 30kg baggage allow all included in quoted flight cost"
Cons: "Food quality appears to be falling down in variety and quality"
Pros: "Good service and good plane."
Pros: "food, service"
Cons: "nobody replaced the toilet paper in the bathrooms, when it was finished. Checking in started later than normal."
Pros: "You can check-in luggage for free. Not like Airasia"
Cons: "Delays, of course."
Pros: "The best thing is the free luggage allowance of 30kg each. They had some snacks and entertainment as well."
Pros: "I was very impressed given it is a budget airline."
Pros: "somewhere between a budget airline and a premium service. For the excellent price i was excitement pleases with the service and comfort. Would definitely fly with malindo again."
Cons: "my expectations were more than met."
Pros: "Love the width of the seat, the free 30kg luggage allowance and food. All provided without extra cost."
Pros: "Malindo Air impressed me above and beyond with their services, from start to finish! I don't think I've had a better experience with an airline before - keep up the amazing work Malindo!"
Pros: "Read trip advisor Will never use them again They will have an accident and it will be their fault"
Pros: "Comfortable and modern plane with good services and good communication. We had a minor delay due to poor weather but pilot and staff communicated the situation well and took safety precautions. Good entertainment options and food."
Pros: "The plane was quite new, very modern, and well equipped with entertainment features. Services were good and all staff spoke English. Good amount of leg room in the economy seats as well."
Cons: "There are small snack & water given previously, but now only water."
Cons: "Terrible call centre. No reply on the list luggage phone number. Absolutely terrible service"
Cons: "Flight had a new schedule without prior notice We're unable to take this flight. Did not get any refund"
Pros: "Proactively checking the boarding pass to shorten que of the boarding process."
Cons: "Cabin very hot. Aircond broken??"
Pros: "Horrible, tv not working. I asked for no vegan and they forgot to bring my food. After I mentioned, they finally brought and was vegan! Plane very unconfortable and old. Totally different than the connection place that was way less time on air."
Pros: "Pretty on time"
Pros: "Good legroom and friendly crew"
Cons: "They said that they provided best quality beverages (they gave example as Starbucks), but just mineral water coming out"
Pros: "Every thing in the flight was excellent."
Cons: "Except at the airport service at Kuala Lumpur.You have to make sure to announce , when you change the gate."
Pros: "Boarding process was great, who went in first just as supposed to be so minimizing crowded in the cabin alley."
Cons: "No on-flight meal available to purchase. It's lunch time and the airline expected everyone had lunch before?!? 15 minute delay, understandable. Seat pocket was not cleaned, someone spilled chocolate drink before and the cleaning service missed to do the job."
Pros: "It was on time there was plenty of space for carry-ons"
Cons: "The staff yelled at passengers and at two points hig me (hard) in the head with luggage and an elbow)"
Cons: "Dinner was only one piece of pizza That’s it"
Cons: "I paid more than 1500 ringgit for the bags, although the booking of the trip was comprehensive. Unfortunately the site disappointed me"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable"
Cons: "The crew was not friendly, and the food selection is limited"
Pros: "Helping and immediate response."
Pros: "The MAS stewardess was really nice & helpful"
Cons: "Everything was perfect"
Cons: "Better treatment of luggage. Better business class service. Food was poor."
Cons: "Did not departure on time"
Pros: "Boarding was organized"
Cons: "Vegetarian food wasn’t great"
Pros: "The flight was on time."
Cons: "Bathrooms could be cleaner."
Pros: "Some staff were good others could not be bothered."
Cons: "Nicer staff"
Pros: "Crew is ok, accommodating, entertainment system ok, food ok."
Cons: "level up on the service, I think MH needs to take a second look at the whole company in terms of culture and level of service."
Pros: "Everything was really good"
Cons: "But the flight left and arrived 30 minn late!"
Pros: "The flight was pleasant, the staff were delightful, and the plane (a new 737-800) was very comfortably configured."
Cons: "Check-in took an intolerably long time (45 minutes)."
Cons: "They changed my seat without telling me and the new seat has a faulty video monitor and also a faulty USB port.. no compensation received.. terrible airline"
Pros: "Overall is great"
Cons: "Seat back didn’t stay upright so it was uncomfortable when I wasn’t trying to sleep."
Pros: "Air conditioning"
Cons: "Not much of a meal and serviced quick then picking up paper before finished eating"
Pros: "Very quick transfer of my luggages in KL"
Pros: "Overall all was good, except the flight been late."
Cons: "The flight was 40 mins late and because of that, I missed my connection from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Your company then offered me and my friend a hotel stay and transportation to and from the hotel., which was good. I appreciated your company taking care of us. However, it is really bothersome to miss an international connection to go home after a long trip."
Cons: "The Business class seats are very uncomfortable. There's just no leg room space when the seats are flat and its very suffocating."
Cons: "Bathroom line"
Cons: "Why did the entertainment get shut off more than 30 minutes before landing?"
Cons: "My checked bag did not arrive at my work city of Singapore. It took 2 days to be brought to my hotel despite my being told they would be on the next flight. I arrived back in Denpasar yesterday and, again, my bags are lost and I again I was told they would be on the next flight. I still do not have my bag. Seems to be a pattern with Malaysian Airways and I will avoid them in the future, Also, I left my Ipad plugged in at the Premier Lounge in Denpasar and realized it as I was boarding the plane. The Malaysian Air boarding staff got on radios and appeared to try to help by telling them to put aside for pick up upon my return. Yesterday, The Premiere lounge said they did not have it despite my name, email and phone number being written on the Ipad. Between Malaysian Air and the Lounge and their lack of concern and professionalism it was not a good trip. As One World Emerald member, I steer a lot of business towards these One World Airlines. I expect better treatment."
Pros: "I got there eventually"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "Plane (A380)"
Cons: "Limited choice menu, some minor malfunctioning seats & screens"
Pros: "Gate area was good, boarding quick and arrived on time. Crew very pleasant."
Cons: "Poor quality food especially the breakfast "snack". Unable to take water on board and tiny serves of water and other drinks left us dehydrated. Far too many ads at the start of entertainmen. Repeated for each selection."
Pros: "1) Not to squashy and more spacious than I thought. 2) The interior of aircraft seemed reasonably modern and up-to-date rather than old and miserable with stained seats and carpets. 3) the in-flight entertainment was better than I thought"
Cons: "I tried the seafood pasta and it was horrible!"
Pros: "Flight to Penang was delayed for more than 3 hours for unclear reasons. These was not a clear announcement as to what was going on. Then after that, they were waiting on the crew from Langkawi. We arrived at 2 a.m. or so as a resluy"
Cons: "Lateness and lack of transparency from MAS staff"
Pros: "Newer B737-800 aircraft Improved entertainment system Drinks"
Cons: "Seat pitch is a measly 30 inches Entertainment system USB has very low current - very slow to charge phones Food taste is very poor"
Pros: "Cabin crew are attentive and helpful."
Cons: "The luggage was found opened, a belonging was tied outside of the luggage. When I tidy up the luggage, I found that my toiletry pouch went missing. MH609 was delayed from 2305 till 0030, all passengers board the flight and we were told to alight again due to technical faulty. Switch to another flight and delayed till 0230. By the time we arrived in Singapore, it is almost 0340. Collected the luggages, clear custom and arrived home is almost 0500. There was absolutely no refreshment provided in between, and have to switch between gates which are far apart."
Pros: "The cabin crew was welcoming. The flight itself was smooth and on time."
Cons: "The smell of the toilets were really bad. Urine on the floor. I know I purchased economy class tickets but I expect the toilet facility to be better maintained."
Pros: "The flight was fairly typical. However, it left on time and arrived on time. This was a positive."
Cons: "As usual, the flight was completely full. Everyone carries on as many bags as allowed and there is no bin space for all the luggage. I bring only my briefcase and had to search for space."
Pros: "Good food for airplane although I was in the back of the plane and they ran out of what I preferred to have. Lots of free drink options."
Cons: "Small seating area, hard to sleep on a 13 hour flight"
Pros: "Yeah it's fine journey and we love to travel in Malaysia airlines And last but not least it's nice journey"
Cons: "Two hour in late and still waiting for boarding. Awful experience..."
Cons: "Flight networkintl booked our tickets very late later mistake in name , faces lot of difficulties in boarding every time..."
Pros: "my family and I flew one way Singapore to London (15 hours 1 hour stopover in KL) for $1600 (all 4) Singapore Airlines or BA were $1800 per person. they are nicer airlines but not $5600 better. Airbus A380 was a bit tired but service was good. pretty painless trip all in all"
Cons: "Seats feel super cramped"
Pros: "Food so-so. Cabin crew friendly and helpful. IFE was easy to use but film choices were quite limited."
Cons: "Lousy configuration in business class requiring you to clamber over other sleeping passengers to get to the loo. A380 really showing its age. Toilets not well-maintained, toilet rolls not replaced."
Pros: "Crew was good in flight."
Cons: "The flight was excessively delayed. What was supposed to be a flight leaving at 2:25 AM left only at 4:15 AM or so. This is AFTER my original flight which I had booked for 1 AM was changed to 2:25 AM."
Pros: "Flight was smooth. Cabin crew was courteous. Seat was comfortable."
Cons: "More thought should be given to the snack offering as it was heavily sugar laden. Flight was delayed by almost an hour to accommodate 1 family."
Cons: "Fight was delayed half an hour due to waiting for a few connecting flight passengers. This is ridiculous as the airline is making the gain at the expense of other passengers' priceless time."
Cons: "Had a transit flight through KL from Colombo to Bali. The luggage was not with me and my friend along with about 7-10 others post arrival in Bali. We received the luggage after losing almost one day eating into our holiday. Minor compensation was given but the inconvenience was far more! This is not the KL to colombo flight but thought i will write it in here as I got this through Kayak"
Cons: "Lost baggage on direct flight"
Pros: "I love flying with MAS"
Cons: "I don't like Tax Refund Customs Verification"
Pros: "Nothing in particular."
Cons: "Nothing in particular."
Pros: "Crew was kind"
Cons: "Very bad smell in the cabin, and not very clean"
Pros: "The plane seemed relatively new and the entertainment system had good choices. The seats were comfortable and business class was fairly empty"
Cons: "The boarding process was chaotic at best. The gate had long lines to go through security for 2 flights departing from that area which caused big delays. The plane managed to be loaded relatively on time but removing baggage from a customer who chose not to fly took almost an hour as compared to the 10 minute estimate. By the time we taxied, I was certain that I was in danger of missing my Hong Kong connection and asked the flight attendant to have the pilot radio American to inform them, I got the impression that my request was a low priority for the disinterested crew and, as feared, I missed my connection which forced a daylong wait in Hong Kong. The plane was a 737-800. Malaysia, unlike it's peers, flies mostly narrow bodies inter Asia as they disposed of all their 777's after the second 777 was shot down. I lived in Malaysia and Singapore for eight years in the late '80's and early '90's, at which time I thought that Malaysian was the best airline in the sky. Sadly, their present service is US airline quality at best without the general ability of US carriers to keep to schedule which makes them one of the worst in Asia."
Pros: "I was not accepted by the airline and I didn't get any assistance aside from getting out of the airport. Tried calling and all they can say is we cannot do anything"
Cons: "Travellers should be informed about the restrictions and guided on what should be done."
Pros: "Nothing I like"
Pros: "on time despite having to unload luggages for passengers who did not turn up warm welcome from pilot and co-pilot from cockpit"
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Water should be free"
Pros: "Overall price / value is very good"
Cons: "Leg room is very small"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Very good for the price I paid"
Cons: "Somehow I couldn't check in online, or at the kiosk. There was only 2 check-in desk for domestic flights in KLIA2. Long lines and waited 20 minutes. Thankfully the staff at the counter allowed me to check in, despite having only 50 minutes to spare."
Cons: "Uncomfortable Won't give you a blanket or cup of eatery without making you pay Delayed"
Pros: "On time boarding. Crew was helpful with duty free shopping."
Cons: "Could not connect to Rokki WiFi."
Cons: "Delayed flight"
Cons: "I was sold an empty Marshall 111 box in a sealed Duty Free bag or 136 USD. COMPLAINED WHEN DISCOVER AT HOME THAT NIGHT. SINCE THEN GIVEN THE RUN AROUND"
Pros: "Nothing. We arrived safe"
Cons: "First of all it left late with no explanation. One hour late. Crew did almost nothing. No food at all unless preordered. Not even awater. Lights out for no reason. It was as t even 7:30 when they dimmed the long guts. Only one bathroom in the back and we never saw someone go forward so we were t sure if there was one in the front. Very tight seats."
Cons: "The flight can’t even provide a plastic bag for me to pack my pre order meal."
Pros: "The price is very affordable and flight was very good in take off and landing."
Cons: "Seats was very tight and uncomfortable!!!"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "I was separate with my wife even if similar seats were available. To be with her, i had to pay."
Cons: "Never been on a flight before, where the pilot pushed back whilst people were still taking their seats. Not very safe!"
Cons: "Lazy crew"
Cons: "Delays, and not entertainment"
Pros: "All ok, seriously,stewardesses look great and very charming with her uniforms, very friendly staff"
Pros: "Everything was smooth"
Cons: "In flight food is available for cash in Malasian ringgit only, which makes it unavailable for those international passengers leaving Malaysia who get rid of local currency on their way out of country"
Cons: "Unable to use airasia app for e-boarding"
Pros: "This is now our airline of choice between KL and Singapore and the next time we fly to Australia we will try flying with Air Asia. It was a very short flight so entertainment was not provided, and we were perfectly happy with that. Very reasonable fare. All staff were charming and very helpful. Highly recommend."
Cons: "Flight delay for almost 4 hour"
Cons: "All ok"
Pros: "Seat & food"
Pros: "He flight boarded on tkme"
Cons: "The flight sat on the runway for ages and there was no explanation as to why we took off and landed so late."
Cons: "They make you pay for water...WATER"
Pros: "Nice place fun"
Cons: "Well it's alright"
Cons: "Crew was not helpful"
Cons: "constant flight delays"
Cons: "Delay for 1 hour"
Cons: "More than 3h late, no information, gate close (we had to wait in the corridor), nothing to drink during the flight. And I had to pay 80RM just to travel with my umbrella,"
Pros: "The crew were very pleasant... they were efficient and organised, modern, smart and 'on it' when necessary. I didn't eat as flights were short... no entertainment although they do have Rokki wifi to watch stuff on phones and tablets... I didn't bother though. Boarding was slick... time lost due to late departure was largely recovered in flight... Aircraft was clean and comfortable. Will definitely use as my airline of choice when travelling in the area..."
Cons: "Too hot - needed cooler air"
Pros: "Getting off"
Cons: "No entertainment at all, sat on the back row the toilet smelt pretty bad and I had very little leg room, when the guy in front reclined his chair I had to stand up. Prices for food and drink were pretty good."
Pros: "Boarding quickly when plane finally arrived"
Cons: "The reader board still said planned departure at wrong gate. When asked the staff said they "tried" to change it. Additional full security check before gate left all anxious and some panicked about making the flight. Add on charges- ticket no longer budget. Will avoid AirAsia in the future."
Pros: "Like food and nice crew"
Cons: "Always worry delay"
Cons: "Delay delay"
Pros: "wifi. while boarding staff try to sort us with seats numbers, good, but the procedure should be improved. friendly staff."
Cons: "boarding was delayed till last minutes before takeoff. no meal included in ticket (ok, it's a lowcoster)."
Pros: "I like the organized way they did the boarding. Less chaotic and allow passengers ample time to board the plane"
Pros: "Had to book with Airasia since its fares were lower compared to the others."
Cons: "Delays delays delays"
Pros: "Flight is not so full"
Cons: "So far so good"
Pros: "On time Arrived early"
Cons: "All ok"
Pros: "Take off and landing was smooth."
Cons: "I was not allowed on board due to absence of a transit visa for HongKong (I had few hours transit there before my next flight back to EU). I am allowed to stay up to 48h in HK airport for transit without any visa, I had to quickly find and purchase the flight ticket to HK with another airlines, with them it was no problem to fly to HK for transit. All other few flights with AirAsia were bad as well. We were refused to get water as a complimentary during a log flight from HK to Manila. Every flight was always delayed up to ~1 h."
Pros: "we got to the destination"
Cons: "rude and unfriendly crew. freezing climate. super cramped seating. and they charge for water. it was a human cattle call. horrible."
Pros: "Fast & on schedule"
Cons: "Rather uncomfortable seating - very little legroom, and seat angle promotes back pain."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable, no complimentary drinks or food."
Airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang