Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Medan to Penang
Indonesia AirAsia and Sriwijaya Air have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Medan to Penang. Confirm policies on booking site.
Most visitors from Medan will not be allowed to enter Penang. Entry restrictions do not apply to Malaysian citizens, resident, diplomats, foreign spouses and dependents of Malaysian citizens, long-term pass holders, and expatriate employees working in essential industries.
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Visitors from Medan will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Penang.
Visitors from Medan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Penang.
MySafeTravel - Registration Form
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MyTravel Pass application for entry/exit
Masks: Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Direct flights cover the 150 miles separating Medan to Penang in about 6h 30m.
5 direct flights run between Medan and Penang on a daily basis. On average, there are about 35 departures each week.
Yes, you'll most likely have to show a valid passport before boarding the plane in Medan and on arrival in Penang.
Medan airport is called Medan Kuala Namu Intl and the only airport in Penang is Penang Intl.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Medan to Penang.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Penang from Medan is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Penang with an airline and back to Medan with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Penang from Medan up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "There were no vegan options available. I think that was my fault though because I did not set one up in advance. Would be nice if they offered one anyhow."
Pros: "Good seats and crew."
Cons: "Choice of movies"
Cons: "I paid more than 1500 ringgit for the bags, although the booking of the trip was comprehensive. Unfortunately the site disappointed me"
Pros: "Malayasia airlines made me sad since they left my luggage in KL on my trip to Shanghai today. The agent in Shanghai was really bad to handle situation. He doesnt care at all. No one from Malaysia Airlines showed off to explain the situation. Me and my wife dont have any clothes to change. Very bad"
Cons: "Malaysia airlines need to Change the behavior of the staffs in shanghai especially the agent or the station manager of MAS"
Pros: "Some staff were good others could not be bothered."
Cons: "Nicer staff"
Cons: "Flight delay announcement could have been made much earlier"
Pros: "The airline better than the budget ariline"
Cons: "The agency that booked through not so cooperative and complicated"
Pros: "Crews were good."
Cons: "Seats were small and quite uncomfortable. luckily it was a short trip. If travelling long distance I ll have to consider a different airlines."
Pros: "Amazing plane, latest technology, great customer service, clean bathrooms at all time. It was a 5 star experience, friendly hostess’s and friendly & helpful staff"
Pros: "Excellent as well!"
Cons: "Everything good as well."
Pros: "Friendly check in staff, thingking with the customer for aeat options."
Cons: "A very long queue, while only 2 counters were open."
Pros: "Brand new A350!"
Cons: "Hmm, nothing really. Lucky I was not in a hurry.."
Pros: "Attentive flight attendants ."
Cons: "All acceptable"
Pros: "Food was good."
Cons: "The delayed flight and consequently lost luggage afterwards."
Pros: "Very quick transfer of my luggages in KL"
Cons: "For 50 min flight we waited 45 mins in taxi"
Pros: "The cabin crew and this was the only flight that reflects the correct boarding gate on my boarding pass."
Pros: "Retested additional blankets and got them."
Cons: "The crew was in a hurry to provide drinks and remove trays; ttrays were no hot drinks provided; overall, the crew seemed cold and not approachable."
Pros: "Service is great..."
Cons: "Not sure why all Sabah/Sarawak gates are at the farthest..."
Pros: "Attendants were very good"
Cons: "12 hrs in the air!!!"
Cons: "Entertainment system was old and food was so-so"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful crew"
Cons: "food was horrible"
Pros: "Nothing other than the connection time and the airport was good."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 4 hrs then took them another hour to departure from JED to KUL. The airplane was an old 330 with shitty bathrooms, and I can't forget how one of crew keeped knocking on me in the toilet and he actually opened the door and said nothing at all which pissed me off,because I work for airline company and I had been in many once before but that behavior is amature once from supposedly experienced Crew member. Anyway save your money and time and avoid this airlines."
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Forced to check a carry-on used all over the world for years. Then they lose it"
Cons: "The flight was delayed for more than an hour. We had problem getting the attention of the crew as all of them were just hanging around the galley."
Cons: "Cabin crew were unprofessional and not much caring Food was rubbish"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 1.5hours"
Pros: "Leg room. Thanks Charles. Legend!!! 9c but prefer 10"
Cons: "My screen didn't stay up. Needs fixing"
Pros: "Malaysian airlines airport crew at least tried to get us back to Singapore."
Cons: "Malaysian airlines did not offer us any incentives or better seats after removing us from our flight. We were seated separately and all in the middle row."
Pros: "I got there eventually"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "Plane (A380)"
Cons: "Limited choice menu, some minor malfunctioning seats & screens"
Cons: "I was having 10hrs of layover in Malaysia, the airline neither facilitates with any transit lounge, room, and lunch. I am very disappointed."
Cons: "Had to change gates last minute in Kuala Lumpur. Since security is at the gate, that meant going through security twice. When we went to the new gate there was much confusion among security staff as they were not informed of the gate change."
Cons: "Both outbound and inbound flights were delayed for hours. Terrible."
Pros: "Flight to Penang was delayed for more than 3 hours for unclear reasons. These was not a clear announcement as to what was going on. Then after that, they were waiting on the crew from Langkawi. We arrived at 2 a.m. or so as a resluy"
Cons: "Lateness and lack of transparency from MAS staff"
Pros: "Service from the crews"
Cons: "Rude staff on ground and cabin crew. Delayed. Lost baggage. Terrible customer service. I would never fly again."
Pros: "As always the crew is good and also the food. The seats in economy are not comfortable though."
Cons: "Luggage was damaged and the airlines is not responding to my email. Web checking did not work (with an error asking me to contact customer service at the airport) at both departure and arrival flights. I never fly in middle seats but was forced to do so since the staff couldn't give me an aisle seat during check in. I am still waiting for the airlines to contact me about damages."
Cons: "Fight was delayed half an hour due to waiting for a few connecting flight passengers. This is ridiculous as the airline is making the gain at the expense of other passengers' priceless time."
Pros: "Much better than Air Asia of course."
Cons: "I dont know about the weather condition but I did feel a rough landing. I do feel the standard of the cabin crew deteriorating. Unlike few years back."
Cons: "The first meal that was given was poor. a single roll for the fist of two meals offered on an 8 hour flight, is the poorest meal i have had on a flight of this duration."
Pros: "The food was nice."
Cons: "Nothing special on this flight. Entertainment system didn't actually work at the beginning for everyone on board and had to be rebooted. you would think everything would be thoroughly checked prior to a flight. It started to work about an hour later into the flight."
Cons: "Second flight in a row for a one hour flight and we are delayed one hour. Better just go with a low cost airline then"
Pros: "Nothing in particular."
Cons: "Nothing in particular."
Pros: "Direct Flight"
Cons: "Food was absolutely disgusting. The mash potato and chicken was completely melt into liquid. The air con continually leaking throughout the journey."
Cons: "freezing and small blankets"
Cons: "We don't recive the e-tkt only the reservition"
Airlines flying from Medan to Penang have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Medan to Penang
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Medan to Penang
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Medan to Penang
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Medan to Penang
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Medan to Penang