Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
12 hour 50 min
Penang Intl. Airport
Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from Leeds city center. The airport is accessible from the city center by taxi, bus, and rental car.
Taxis are a less preferred transportation alternative because buses in the city are well developed and affordable. However, if you are in a hurry and want to enjoy a quiet and convenient ride to the airport then taxis are the ideal choice. There are many taxi companies that operate in the city that you can easily call and arrange a vehicle with.
Bus line 757 provides easy and quick transportation to the airport from the city center. This bus line departs from the central bus station and many other stops throughout the city. These buses are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and operate from 5:33 am to 10:20 pm every day. During the week these buses run every 30 minutes and less frequently on Sundays.
Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are many well-known rental car companies located in the city. Rental car companies located throughout the city that you can choose from include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and more. You can also easily book a vehicle online.
Leeds Bradford Airport covers a large area and offers passenger services out of one terminal building. In addition to the terminal building there is a rather large parking area outside. The airport offers free parking for the first hour. Leeds Bradford Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. Passengers who want to relax and enjoy free internet access can head to the Yorkshire Premiere Lounge. The airport also contains a Multi-faith Prayer Area for travelers who want to pray in a quiet and calm environment.
The terminal, which has a designated smoking area for smokers, also includes ATMs and a Travelex currency exchange office to meet your monetary needs. Passengers who want to go shopping can head to World Duty Free, Cargo, WH Smith and Superdrug. Leeds Bradford Airport also features a variety of dining options including fast food venues and places that serve local delicacies. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at The Saltaire Bar and Eatery, Burger King, Camden Food Company, Sports Bar and Caffe Ritazza.Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017
Once you arrive at Penang International Airport, you can reach the city center, which is 16 kilometers away, by buses providing transportation service at reasonable prices as well as you can take advantage of the taxi or car rental options. If you want to take a taxi to reach the city center, make sure that the taximeter is turned on, or you should negotiate with the driver on taxi fare before moving on. Otherwise, taxi drivers may claim higher fares than usual.
The buses that may also offer free wireless internet connection is much more affordable than taxis. If you wish, you can continue your journey with alternative transfer options after arriving at George Town or other areas by bus.
Apart from taxi and bus, you can also take advantage of car rental option as another alternative for transportation from Penang Airport. You can choose from many international car rental companies and pick up your car at the airport. Then you can go on your journey from Penang Airport to the city center following the "city center" signs on the road. Alternatively, you can also rent a motorbike. Please keep in mind that you can leave the motorbike you have rented in the city center without having to return to the airport.
The bus ride is one of the best and economical alternatives to get to the city center from Penang International Airport. It is possible to reach many places such as Victoria Street in George Town by buses departing every 30 minutes. Buses 401, 401E and 401A heading to Komtar and Jetty also depart from the airport every 30 minutes. If you get on bus 401, you can also reach the bus terminal where you can take a bus to many places in Penang. Bus fare for a single passenger is usually around 3 Malaysian Ringgit. Bus fares are generally standard and do not change depending on vehicles. The bus services at Penang Airport start early in the morning and run until 10 pm. Those who would like to get to the city center from Penang Airport after that time should afford to take a taxi and to pay higher fees. You can get the Rapid Penang Tourist Passport, the weekly bus ticket you can use during the week, by paying 20 Malaysian Ringgit.
You need to be especially careful when taking a taxi at Penang International Airport. Some taxi drivers may fool foreign tourists and demand higher fares than usual. You can prefer the airport licensed taxis or offer a pre-determined fare to avoid such a risk. The taxi ride from Penang Airport to the city center approximately costs 40 Malaysian Ringgit. If you are asked for an amount higher than this, you can bargain with the driver for a decent fare or take another taxi.
Renting a motorbike at the airport is also among the affordable transportation alternatives frequently preferred in the area. Motorbike rental fee is around 25 Malaysian Ringgit for 24 hours. You may also be asked to leave a 200-Ringgit deposit when renting a motorbike. Please keep in mind that you can deliver the motorbike you have rented at the airport later at the rental offices located on Penang Road or Chulia Street in the city center.
It is possible to travel around Penang Island and between the places like Weld Quay and Butterworth by ferry after arriving at the city center from the airport. With its train station and bus terminal, Butterworth is also an important transfer point for those who want to travel to nearby cities. The ferry fare is around 1.20 Malaysian Ringgit. This is usually the fixed price and it doesn't change depending on the hours and days.
You can rent a car from the most preferred international car rental companies such as Europcar, AVIS, Alamo, Easycar, Dollar, Budget, and Thrifty at Penang International Airport. If you want to rent a car from AVIS, you can book your car on the internet in advance or call +60 04 643 9633 to make a reservation. You can contact Europcar at +60 13 399 8818 for 24-hour assistance and also book your car in advance. Car rental option also offers a great opportunity for visitors who would like to see the natural and historical beauties of Penang. Once you pick up your car at Penang International Airport, you can deliver the car at one of the rental offices in the city, or leave it at the offices in the airport terminal building if you return to the airport. The offices of AVIS and other car rental companies at Penang International Airport usually provide service between 8 am and 9 pm.Last Updated: 23 Oct 2017
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For Leeds-Penang flights, you can use Leeds Bradford Airport as departure airport, and Penang Intl. Airport for arrival.
The flight distance between Leeds-Penang is 10294 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 12 hour 50 minutes.
When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Leeds-Penang flights is Monday.