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Cheap flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur

Flight information Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur

Cheapest return price last month

RM103

Direct airlines

8

Flights per week

176

Average flight time, total distance 366 kilometres

1h 0min

Most popular airline last month

AirAsia

Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah

2 airports

Flying from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, or more commonly known as ‘KL’, is Malaysia’s capital city. The city has a population of over 7.2 million people with many cultures, religion and heritages in one place.

Kuala Lumpur is served by two airports: the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang. The typical flight from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur takes approximately an hour and five minutes.

Airlines that fly from Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

The only budget airline serving a cheap flight from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur is AirAsia. For those seeking more comfort, your only option is to fly with Malaysia Airlines direct from Kota Bharu to KL.

Airlines that fly from Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB)

Travellers looking for cheap flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur, budget airlines serving a direct route are Firefly and Thai Lion Air.

Full fledge airlines that serve a direct route from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur are Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Airlines.

Departure from Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport

The Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is located 10km northeast of Kota Bharu city centre. The easiest and most convenient of getting to Kota Bharu airport for your flight from Kota Bharu to KL is by pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner or take a public taxi which will cost a minimum of RM40 and take around 20 minutes without traffic.

Alternatively, there is the Cityliner bus no.9 which takes you directly to the airport with hourly departures costing RM1.80. The journey duration will take around 30 minutes depending on the traffic.

Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport information

Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is a single-terminal airport having only 3 aircraft stands and 3 aerobridges. Dining and shopping options are extremely limited in this airport. However, there are some local restaurants located right across the airport. Complimentary WiFi is offered in most public areas and a prayer room is available for passengers if required.

Arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

Travellers arriving from their Kota Bharu to KL flight can get to KL city centre from the airport via the KLIA Express train. Costing RM55 per way, the journey time takes only 30 minutes with comfortable seats and complimentary WiFi offered on-board for passengers. There is also the option of taking the Skybus or KL Airport Coach to KL Sentral at a fee of RM10 per person and a minimum journey of 60 minutes depending on the traffic conditions.

Passengers seeking comfort and extra convenience after their Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur flight can arrange for a private airport transfer or take a taxi from the airport.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) Information

Travellers flying with AirAsia from Kota Bharu to KL will arrive in KLIA2, the dedicated terminal for all AirAsia flights. All other flights will arrive at the main terminal in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Both terminals offer a wide variety of dining and shopping options. Complimentary WiFi and a 24-hour prayer room are also available in the terminals as well.

Arrival at Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)

Kuala Lumpur SZB airport or the ‘Subang Airport’ is 24km away from KL Sentral. When arriving from your Kota Bharu to KL flight, the most convenient and fastest way of getting to KL Sentral is with a public taxi or with a pre-arranged private airport transfer from Skyscanner. The average taxi fare should be between RM40 - RM45 to KL Sentral with a journey time of 25 minutes depending on traffic when arriving from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur.

There is also the option to take the commuter rail system (KTM Komuter) departing from Subang airport to KL Sentral for the more budget-conscious traveller. Although not as comfortable, this journey will cost only RM15 and take around 30 minutes. The train departs every 90 minutes from the airport direct to KL Sentral.

Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) Information

Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport is all contained within one terminal building. Travellers should take note that upon arriving, dining and shopping options are limited in this airport. There are no 24-hours eateries open for travellers who arrive late. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas with a prayer room also available if required.

Kuala Lumpur Recommendations

Once travellers have secured their Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur cheap flights, scheduling a trip to the Merdeka Square, Petronas Twin Towers and Batu Caves is a must. Alor street is the perfect place to visit at night as it offers an entire row of restaurants serving delicious local food.

Useful Kuala Lumpur Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kota Bharu and Kuala Lumpur?

There is no time difference between Kota Bharu and Kuala Lumpur.

What is the weather like in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur has an average temperature of 29°c every month with November - January being the rainy season.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Kuala Lumpur?

Kota Bharu and Kuala Lumpur both use the Malaysian Ringgit (RM).

What is the average cost of a hotel room in Kuala Lumpur?

An average cost of a hotel room in Kuala Lumpur ranges from RM180 - RM350. Not only does Skyscanner compare flight prices but also hotel rooms in Kuala Lumpur.

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Information is accurate as of 16 October 2018

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