Cheap flights from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur

Flight information Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 1166 kilometres

1h 50min

Most popular airline last month

Malaysia Airlines

Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah

2 airports

Airlines that fly from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur


There are at least 24 direct flights in a day that flies the busy route between the Indonesian capital city, Jakarta and the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. The earliest flight departs Jakarta at  4:40 am daily via Malaysia Airlines, while the last flight of the day is at 9:00 pm. Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer the most number of daily non-stop flights between these two cities. Other airlines flying nonstop on this route are Malindo Air, Garuda Indonesia, LionAir, and KLM. Travel time takes approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes.


Budget Airlines that fly from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur


The low-cost carriers flying from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur are AirAsia, including Indonesia AirAsia, and Lion Air.


Departure fromSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGKI)


Soekarno–Hatta International Airport is the primary airport serving the Greater Jakarta area. It is located approximately 20 km north-west of central Jakarta. Terminal 2 serves all international flights as well as some domestic flights. Transport to the airport is limited to taxis, rental cars and hotel shuttle services. Allow for at least 2 hours for travel time from the city due to traffic conditions. Approximate fare is 150,000-250,000 IDR (US $ 11.27-18.71). 


Things to do in Jakarta Airport (CGKI)


Upon completing check-in procedures, passengers can while away the time at any of the lounges available at the terminals. These can be used by buying a lounge pass or through membership programs. The airport has a modest range of shops selling duty items and souvenirs, Restaurants, coffee shops, and a massage spa can also be found in the departure hall.


Arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)


Upon arrival at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, travellers with minimal baggage can take the KLIA Ekspres into the city. It is the fastest way to travel and can take you to KL Sentral in 28 minutes for RM 55 (US$ 12.30). If you have more luggage or prefer to travel straight to your hotel or other destinations, taking a pre-paid taxi is your best option, a one-way ticket to the city costs RM 90 (US$ 20.12). Travel time by taxi is approximately one hour. Hotel shuttle buses and rental cars are also available at the airport terminal.


Things to do in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)


Upon clearing immigration at theKuala Lumpur International Airport, passengers can enjoy the good selection of cafes and snack bars in the arrivals hall. There are several concessionaires selling candy, chocolates, and other gift items. ATMs, currency exchange counters, and mobile phone shops can also be found here.


Time Difference between Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is one hour ahead of Jakarta in Indonesia.


Weather in Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur has a tropical rainforest climate, while Jakarta has a tropical monsoonal climate. The two cities may enjoy almost similar weather but Kuala Lumpur is slightly cooler than Jakarta.  Chances of rainfall are also more in Kuala Lumpur. The average annual temperature in Kuala Lumpur ranges from 28°C to 32°C.


Exchange rate between Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur


Jakarta’s official currency is the Indonesian Rupiah while Kuala Lumpur uses the Malaysian ringgit. One Malaysian Ringgit is equal to 3000 Indonesia Rupiahs.


Average cost of a meal in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur


The average cost of food in Jakarta is almost similar when compared to local food in Kuala Lumpur. Lunch in an inexpensive restaurant in Jakarta would cost RM12.50 (US$2.80) compared to a price of RM12 (US$2.68) for a similar meal in the Indonesian capital.


Average cost of hotel/night in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur


Accommodations are also much cheaper in Jakarta than in Kuala Lumpur. A 4-star hotel room here would cost about RM300 (US$67.11) per night compared to RM488 (US$109.16) in Kuala Lumpur.


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This information is correct as of December 2016.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.