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Distance between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Penang (PEN)

Flight distance from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Penang International Airport) is 201 miles / 324 kilometers / 175 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) is 245 miles / 395 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Penang International Airport (PEN).

How far is Penang from Kuala Lumpur?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kuala Lumpur and Penang. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia Flag of Malaysia
IATA Code: KUL
ICAO Code: WMKK
Coordinates: 2°44′44″N, 101°42′35″E

B Penang International Airport
City: Penang
Country: Malaysia Flag of Malaysia
IATA Code: PEN
ICAO Code: WMKP
Coordinates: 5°17′49″N, 100°16′37″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

Time Difference

Kuala Lumpur

 +08

Penang

 +08

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 55 kg (120 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kuala Lumpur (KUL) → Penang (PEN).

Distance:
201
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
201

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