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From Kuah Jetty to Penang by ferry

Kuah Jetty, Langkawi
Penang Ferry Terminal
3h 5m
Kuah Jetty, Langkawi
Penang Ferry Terminal
3h 5m

From Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Penang (PEN) by flight

LGK Langkawi Airport
PEN Penang International Airport
LGK Langkawi Airport
PEN Penang International Airport
LGK Langkawi Airport
PEN Penang International Airport
LGK Langkawi Airport
PEN Penang International Airport

Langkawi to Penang Schedule

Langkawi to Penang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
AirAsia Economy #AK624006:40 – 07:20MYR 96.92
Super Fast Ferry Ventures Ferry 10:30 – 13:35MYR 84.17
AirAsia Economy #AK624710:55 – 11:35MYR 121.81
Malaysia Airlines Economy #MH529513:20 – 13:55MYR 419.53
Super Fast Ferry Ventures Ferry 15:00 – 18:05MYR 84.17
AirAsia Economy #AK624317:45 – 18:25MYR 258.47

Popular Routes in Malaysia

How to get from Langkawi to Penang

When you want to get from Langkawi to Penang, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Ferry

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Ferry ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MYR 343.38. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry as a ferry ticket costs as low as MYR 84.17.

How far is Langkawi from Penang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Langkawi to Penang. Your trip will be a total of 97 miles (155 km). The flying distance is 79 miles (127 km).

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

The travel time from Langkawi to Penang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 4 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Langkawi to Penang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Super Fast Ferry Ventures: travelling by ferry expect to pay as low as MYR 84.17 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as MYR 343.38.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Langkawi to Penang:

  • Ferry tickets - MYR 84.00 to MYR 84.00.
  • Plane tickets - MYR 96.00 to MYR 343.00;

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Langkawi to Penang depart during the day - there are approximately 4 departures a day.
  • Ferries leave from Langkawi for Penang 2 times a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Langkawi to Penang. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is MYR 96.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Langkawi to Penang
AirAsia (AirAsia), Malaysia Airlines


Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Langkawi to Penang as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions.

The most popular transport from Langkawi to Penang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Langkawi to Penang? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 89% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 11% users took a plane.