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There are 5 ways to get from London to George Town by plane, train, car ferry or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Penang  •  17h 32m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Penang (PEN) LHR - PEN

$418 - $1,138

Cheapest option

Fly to Hat Yai, train, car ferry  •  20h 20m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hat Yai (HDY) LHR - HDY
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
  3. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal

$395 - $1,150

3 alternative options

Fly to Alor Setar, train, car ferry  •  20h 28m

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

$524 - $1,648

Fly to Langkawi, ferry  •  21h 26m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Langkawi (LGK) LHR - LGK
  2. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier

$654 - $1,867

Fly to Ipoh, train, car ferry  •  23h 20m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Ipoh (IPH) LHR - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Butterworth
  3. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal

$933 - $2,547

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to George Town is to fly which costs £320 - £900 and takes 17h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from London to George Town is to fly which costs £320 - £900 and takes 17h 32m.

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The distance between London and George Town is 6409 miles.

It takes approximately 17h 32m to get from London to George Town, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Penang Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 10m and has one stopover.

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George Town is 8h ahead of London. It is currently 1:47 PM in London and 9:47 PM in George Town.

Jetstar Asia Airways, Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and six other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 1386+ hotels available in George Town. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to George Town.
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  • Distance: 6408.9 miles
  • Duration: 17h 32m

What companies run services between London, England and George Town, Malaysia?

Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines and 16 other airlines fly from London to George Town hourly.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Penang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Hat Yai via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 7m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Jeddah, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from London Heathrow to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Penang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Hat Yai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Hat Yai via Copenhagen, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Penang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hat Yai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Ipoh via Jeddah, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Penang via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Alor Setar via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,800
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Langkawi via Istanbul Ataturk, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Anak Bukit to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$6 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia

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