It takes around 12 hours and 45 minutes to get to Penang from London on a direct flight. A cheap flight can take 38 hours or more and you can expect a stopover flight to make one or two stops. Connecting flights stop at international cities such as Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Doha, Hong Kong Islands, Guangzhou, Paris, Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi. Flights to this destination leave from Gatwick and Heathrow airport, both easily accessible via London transportation services. Airlines flying to Penang include Malaysian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Thai Airways, KLM Royal Dutch, British Airways and Qatar Airways. Once your flight arrives, at the airport, you can take a bus, book a car rental, or catch a taxi to your hotel. Buses run every 30 minutes to George Town and Balik Pilau. Vouchers are issued out by airport staff, in exchange for taxi fares. This initiative was introduced as a way of preventing taxi drivers from over-charging tourists. Your voucher should be collected at the airport, before you accept a cab.
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This museum is home to a wide range of insects, reptiles and spiders. Butterflies, fly freely in their natural habitat, making for great photo opportunities and children will enjoy the live exhibitions, featuring invertebrates, fish and reptiles.2 Kek Lok Si Temple
The Kek Lok Si Temple is a one of the many places of worship in the island, all of which are very much a part of the cultural fabric of this destination. This temple is a place for Buddhists to come and pray and you'll see spectacular views of the island from the top of the temple.3 Tropical Spice Garden
The Tropical Spice Garden is an eco-friendly culinary school, with over 500 different species of tropical plants, herbs and spices. The garden is spread over diverse landscape, of jungles and hills, with gentle streams and verdant plants and flowers to admire. Be sure to check out the restaurants here too.4 Penang National Park
This place has a wonderful beach and a gorgeous sea view to enjoy. Nature lovers will love trekking in the natural forest and the mangroves, wetlands and coral reefs are phenomenal. You'll also see animals like flying lemurs, leopard cats and various reptiles, birds and amphibians here.5 Penang Hill
Situated 821m above sea level, this place is the spot to come to for all of the best restaurants and guest houses in the island. The architectural structures, of majestic British colonial styled mansions, are really impressive and the long cable car ride offers incredible views of this idyllic island.