Air Travel

Penang has only one International Airport (Penang International Airport, PEN). This would be the only air entrance for you.


Please see the Venue/Lodging page for more details.

Ground Transportation
From Penang International Airport to Conference venue/Hotel
  • Taxi
    The easiest way to travel from the airport is to take a taxi. Taxi counter is available right in front of the international arrival gate. If you took a transit from KUL, then you will be exiting from the domestic arrival gate. You will need to walk farther to the exits before you can see the Taxi counter.
    You do not need to worry on the taxi availability as they will be available 24/7. Read this
    for more info.

  • Hotel Airport Transfer
    Most hotels provide airport transfer; you can check on this when you made the hotel reservation.

Getting around Penang
  • GrabCar
    Grab has become a popular alternative to taxi as it offers a much lower cost than taxis. You can download Grab Mobile Application from Google Playstore. More info can be found at the GrabCar page.

  • Penang Hop-on Hop-off bus The [Penang Hop-On Hop-off[( covers all relevant attractions of Penang with 2 routes (city and beach route) Tickets area valid for 24 or 48 hours.


Penang weather is always pleasant. We usually have all day sunshine with a certain interval of rainfall. Rainfall is more frequent on the second half of each year. Temperatures average around 31 degrees centigrade. Please consult weather websites to get the most up to date information.