Penang to Langkawi

Penang to Langkawi

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PEN Penang International Airport
35m flight #AK6241 with AirAsia in Economy
LGK Langkawi Airport
MYR 126 per adult
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PEN Penang International Airport
35m flight #FY2452 with Firefly in Economy
LGK Langkawi Airport
MYR 137 per adult
PEN Penang International Airport
3h 55m journey in Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in KUL 1h 45m
LGK Langkawi Airport
MYR 530 per adult
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PEN Penang International Airport
35m flight #AK6242 with AirAsia in Economy
LGK Langkawi Airport
MYR 106 per adult

Transportation from Penang to Langkawi

How to get from Penang to Langkawi

Travelling between Penang and Langkawi is possible by Flight and ferry. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you MYR 565.89 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a ferry which will set you back mere MYR 77.78.

How long does it take to get from Penang to Langkawi?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 17 hours to travel between Penang and Langkawi depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Penang and Langkawi. Flight will bring you to your destination in 35m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 16h 55m to reach Langkawi.

How much does it cost to get from Penang to Langkawi?

Travelling between Penang and Langkawi can be as cheap as MYR 77.78 if you opt for a Super Fast Ferry Ventures ferry and as expensive as MYR 565.89 if you buy a Malaysia Airlines flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Penang and Langkawi ?

  • 10 from Penang to Langkawi starting from 08:05 Penang International Airport until 21:20 Penang International Airport
  • 1 from Penang to Langkawi starting from 08:30 Penang Ferry Terminal until 08:30 Penang Ferry Terminal

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Penang to Langkawi.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Penang to Langkawi, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as MYR 95.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Penang and Langkawi

AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines


Ferry may be a tiring experience especially if you are prone to seasickness and often is not the cheapest option available but it almost always makes for a very picturesque journey.

Things to remember: Ferry rides may be cancelled due to rough seas.

Companies operating ferry routes between Penang and Langkawi

Super Fast Ferry Ventures

What is the most popular transport to get from Penang to Langkawi?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with ferry remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 87% travelled aboard a ferry
  • 13% decided to fly