# How far is Penang from Kuala Lumpur?

The distance between Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) and Penang (Penang International Airport) is 201 miles / 324 kilometers / 175 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) is 245 miles / 395 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 50 minutes.

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## Distance from Kuala Lumpur to Penang

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Kuala Lumpur to Penang. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 201.278 miles
• 323.925 kilometers
• 174.906 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 202.073 miles
• 325.205 kilometers
• 175.597 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Penang?

The estimated flight time from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Penang International Airport is 52 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Penang International Airport (PEN)

On average, flying from Kuala Lumpur to Penang generates about 55 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 55 kilograms equals 120 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kuala Lumpur to Penang

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Penang International Airport (PEN).

## Airport information

Origin Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: KUL
ICAO Code: WMKK
Coordinates: 2°44′44″N, 101°42′35″E
Destination Penang International Airport
City: Penang
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: PEN
ICAO Code: WMKP
Coordinates: 5°17′49″N, 100°16′37″E