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Colombo to Penang flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Colombo and Penang take, on average, 4 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Colombo with Penang found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, September is the busiest time to fly from Colombo to Penang
Best time to bookAccording to real data August is the most popular time to book a flight to Penang when departing from Colombo

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Departure Fri, 05 Nov Return Sun, 07 Nov
CMB Colombo
PEN Penang
return from £294
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.77 MYR
British Pound Sterling Malaysian Ringgit
1 MYR = 0.18 GBP
Last checked on 17 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
169%

Trains are 169% more expensive in Penang than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.13
Penang
£0.35
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
29%

The average meal is 29% more expensive in Penang than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.36
Penang
£1.75
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
377%

Taxis are 377% more expensive in Penang than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.22
Penang
£1.05
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
13%

Coffee is 13% more expensive in Penang than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.57
Penang
£1.77
Colombo airports
  • ( Katunayake International (CMB)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Ratmalana (RML)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Beira Lake (BYV)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Penang airports
  • ( Penang International (PEN)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Butterworth (BWH)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
K Distance: 1406 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Colombo to Penang

😷 Is it safe to travel from Colombo to Penang during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Malaysia may apply when travelling from Colombo. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Colombo to Penang at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to Penang is 294£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Penang expensive to visit compared to Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Penang costs an average of 0.95 GBP, 332% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.22 GBP, while train tickets costs 218% more in Penang: 0.35 GBP against 0.11 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.73 GBP in Penang, 18% more than the 1.47 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 20% more expensive in Penang, with an average of 2.00 GBP , while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.67 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to Penang?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to Penang are August, June and April, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Colombo to Penang?
The best time of the year to go to Penang when flying from Colombo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Penang from Colombo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, August and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo -  Penang.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to Penang?
The total flight time between Colombo and Penang is of around 04:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,791 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Penang compared to Colombo?
While in Colombo the temperatures can reach an average of 34.0 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Penang's temperatures can go up to 33.58 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 21.83 ºC in Penang, compared to the 20.54 ºC average degrees reported in Colombo. During the winter period, Colombo can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Penang have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Penang are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Penang are:
  • Malindoair, stoping in Kuala Lumpur for 75 minutes minimun.
  • Srilankan Airlines, with 80 minutes scale in Singapore.
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