Flights to Kuala Lumpur

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, or KL in short, is the capital of Malaysia. There are two airports that serve the city: Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport. The former is the main airport in Malaysia.

Flights to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is located in Sepang, about 50 kilometres away from downtown Kuala Lumpur. This airport has two terminals, KLIA and klia2.

The KLIA Express is a non-stop railway service that connects the airport with the city centre. The ride takes about 30 minutes and costs RM35. A more affordable option is the Go KL City Bus which takes more than 1.5 hours and costs RM11. It’s also possible to arrange an airport transfer from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to your hotel before your arrival on Skyscanner.

Flights to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)

Known as Subang Airport or Subang Skypark, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is situated in Subang, Petaling District, Selangor, Malaysia. This airport has two terminals: Terminal 3 (Subang Skypark Terminal) and Terminal 2 (Terminal Skypark Komuter Station).

To go from Subang Airport to the city centre, you can take a bus. The trip costs about RM10 per person and the journey time is 75 minutes. A taxi ride, on the other hand, takes 25 minutes and costs RM40-45.

Travelling to Kuala Lumpur

Best time to visit Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur has a tropical climate with two seasons: wet and dry. The average annual temperature remains constant between 28 to 32 degrees Celsius. Heavy rainfalls usually occur in March and April.

While Kuala Lumpur is a year-round destination, the best time to visit for the least likelihood of rain would be in June and July. The peak season of Kuala Lumpur falls in June, July and August, as well as the school holidays and the year-end festive period. The low season falls in April, May, September and October. During these months, there are many cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur has no shortage of attractions.

Start with Petronas Twin Towers, Merdeka Square, Thean Hou Temple, Masjid Negara and Central Market. Then, eat your way through Jalan Alor Night Market, be it at a seafood restaurant or a hawker stall. Want to shop? Kuala Lumpur has a plethora of shopping malls, from Pavilion Kuala Lumpur to Plaza Low Yat.

If you need a quick break from the city, make a trip to the famous Batu Caves where you will climb up 272 stairs to enter a cave and discover Hindu statues and shrines. Or how about taking a walk on the hanging bridges of KL Forest Eco Park? The views will be glorious for sure!

Kuala Lumpur travel budget

The average travel budget needed for a day in Kuala Lumpur is about RM300.

In the city centre, a basic lunchtime menu that includes a drink will cost about RM20. In terms of accommodation, Kuala Lumpur has budget hostels to high-end hotels, and the rate for a mid-range hotel is RM110-430. Peruse through the selection of hotels in Kuala Lumpur to find a place that suits your fancy!

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Information is accurate as of 19 April 2019.

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Airports near Kuala Lumpur

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah.
Gulf Air, Oman Air, Batik Air, Bangkok Airways, Scoot, Azerbaijan Airlines, Thai Smile and Thai Airways all fly direct to Kuala Lumpur.
The cheapest month to fly to Kuala Lumpur is April.

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