Cheap flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur

Flight information Kuching to Kuala Lumpur

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Average flight time, total distance 983 kilometres

1h 35min

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Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah

2 airports

Flying from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia with a population of over 7.2 million people. Being a multicultural city, it is known for its diverse food, heritage and religion.

Kuala Lumpur, or more commonly known as KL is served by two airports, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) Airport. The typical flight time from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Airlines that fly from Kuching International Airport (KCH) to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

Travellers searching for a cheap flight from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur have the option of booking with AirAsia. The other full-service airlines that serve a direct Kuching to Kuala Lumpur flight are Malindo Airways and Malaysia Airlines.

Airlines that fly from Kuching International Airport (KCH) to Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB)

There are no direct flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur SZB airport. Travellers looking to arrive at Subang airport will be required to transfer at least once.

Departure from Kuching International Airport

The only way of getting to the Kuching airport for your Kuching to KL flight is via a public taxi or a pre-arranged airport transfer from Skyscanner. The taxi will cost a minimum of RM30, depending on where you are leaving from and will have a journey time of 20 to 25 minutes.

Kuching International Airport information

The Kuching airport is a small airport with only one terminal serving all flights. The terminal has three levels for arrivals, departures and baggage claims. A variety of dining and shopping options are available for passengers waiting for their flight from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur. Travellers should be aware that there is no 24-hours restaurant or convenience shop available if their flight were to depart late. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas of the airport. A prayer room is also made available to travellers if required.

Arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

Once arriving from your Kuching to Kuala Lumpur flight, the fastest way to get to KL city centre is with the KLIA Express train. The train will take you to KL Sentral and cost RM55 for a 30 minutes ride. The train seats are comfortable and there is complimentary WiFi for passengers to use during the journey to KL Sentral.

Alternatively, you can also take the KL Airport Coach or Skybus which arrives at KL Sentral for a fee of RM10 per person. The bus journey will take a minimum of 60 minutes depending on the traffic conditions when you arrive from your Kuching to KL flight.

Travellers preferring a door-to-door service can also arrange an airport transfer from Skyscanner. There is also the choice of taking the taxi which will cost RM65 - RM100 depending on where your drop off location is.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) Information

Kuala Lumpur International airport has two terminals with a shuttle bus interlinking the two. All flights except AirAsia will land in the main KLIA terminal while AirAsia flights will arrive at KLIA2. There is a wide variety of eateries and shops located throughout both terminals with complimentary WiFi offered. A 24-hours prayer room is also available in both airport terminals if required.

Kuala Lumpur Recommendations

Some must-see sites in KL include the Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, Sultan Abdul Samad building, National Museum and Merdeka Square. Travellers on a hunt for good local food must visit Alor street, Sri Nirwana Banana Leaf and Village Park Nasi Lemak to satisfy your hungry tummies! Lastly for those who enjoy shopping, heading to Petaling Street (also known as Chinatown), Central Market and Bukit Bintang where wide varieties of souvenirs and quirky boutiques are available should be top in your list.

Useful Kuala Lumpur Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuching and Kuala Lumpur?

There is no time difference between Kuching and Kuala Lumpur.

What is the weather like in Kuala Lumpur?

The average temperature in Kuala Lumpur is 29°c all year round. Travellers should take note when planning a trip from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur that November - January is the rainy season in KL.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Kuala Lumpur?

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

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

The average cost of a hotel room in Kuala Lumpur ranges between RM180 - RM350. You can also search and compare the best prices for hotel rooms in Kuala Lumpur on Skyscanner.

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Information is accurate as of 16 October 2018

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