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There are 5 ways to get from Little India to Sydney by plane, ferry, car ferry, bus or train

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Fly from Penang  •  13h 7m

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Sydney (SYD) PEN - SYD

Cheapest option

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Penang Komtar to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sydney (SYD) KUL - SYD

3 alternative options

Ferry to Langkawi, fly  •  15h

  1. Take the ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Sydney (SYD) LGK - SYD

Car ferry, bus to Ipoh, fly  •  17h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to Ipoh Aman Jaya
  3. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Sydney (SYD) IPH - SYD

Car ferry, train to Alor Setar, fly  •  15h 59m

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
  3. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Sydney (SYD) AOR - SYD

Penang (PEN) to Sydney (SYD) flights

150 Weekly Planes
13h 55m Average Duration
$325 Cheapest Price
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Malaysia → Australia
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International entry into Australia from Malaysia

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Conditions of entry into Australia from Malaysia

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
  • No COVID-19 testing required
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia
  • No COVID-19 testing required
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Rules to follow in Australia

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Australia from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sydney is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sydney is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Australia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 5 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Little India to Sydney is to fly which costs RM 800 - RM 1400 and takes 13h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Little India to Sydney is to fly which costs RM 800 - RM 1400 and takes 13h 7m.

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It is approximately 6897 km to get from Little India to Sydney.

It takes approximately 13h 7m to get from Little India to Sydney, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Penang Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 55m and has one stopover.

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Jetstar Asia Airways, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Penang Airport to Sydney Airport.

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Map of how to get from Little India to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 6896.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 7m

What companies run services between Little India, Penang, Malaysia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Little India to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
13h 53m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Perak Transit
Phone
05-255 1128
Email
enquiry@peraktransit.com.my
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
KPB Express
Phone
+604 332 6815
Website
kpbekspres.com
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kpbekspres.com
Bus from Penang Komtar to Klia
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Schedules at
kpbekspres.com
Sri Maju Group
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Billion Stars Express
Website
12go.co
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.co
Bus from Penang Komtar to Klia
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.co
Cepat Express
Phone
+603 7728 8789
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Phone
604-2620802
Email
sffvpenang.ticket@gmail.com
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Rapid Ferry
Phone
03-7885 2585
Email
suggest@rapidkl.com.my
Website
myrapid.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$3
Bicycle
$1
Motorcycle
$1
Tricycle
$1

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