Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
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- Fri 21 FebKULAORWed 26 FebAORKULAirAsiaDirectfrom RM128
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Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
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Average flight time, total distance 386 kilometres
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Frequently asked questions
Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Alor Setar, also known as the tip of Malaysia, is the capital city of Kedah on the west coast of Malaysia with a population of just over 400,000 people. It is known for its scenic view of paddy fields surrounding the city. Travellers should take note when planning a Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar trip that the city practises a Friday to Saturday weekend instead of the normal Saturday to Sunday weekend.
Alor Setar is served by Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR) and the flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar takes approximately an hour and 5 minutes.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
AirAsia is the best airline option if you are searching for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar serving a direct route. You can also choose to fly with Malaysia Airlines if you prefer flying with a full-fledged airline.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
Travellers looking for a direct flight from KL to Alor Setar from the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport can take budget airlines Firefly or full-serviced flight Malindo Air.
Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)
The fastest way of getting to the airport for your cheap flight from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar is via the KLIA Express train departing from KL Sentral. The train fare will cost RM55 with a 30-minutes journey time. The train is equipped with comfortable seats and offers complimentary WiFi on-board for passengers.
There is also the option of taking the KL Airport Coach or Skybus which also departs from KL Sentral costing RM10 per way. Do take note that the journey will take around 60 minutes or more depending on the traffic conditions.
Travellers preferring a more door-to-door service for your flights from KL to Alor Setar may arrange an airport transfer from Skyscanner or use the public taxi which will cost between RM65 to RM100.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport information
There are two terminals in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. KLIA main terminal is used for both domestic and international flights while KLIA2 is only for AirAsia flights. Travellers flying from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar with AirAsia will depart from KLIA2. There is a range of food and beverage choices in both terminals for you to enjoy while waiting to board. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas along with a 24-hour prayer room if required.
Arrival at Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
Once you have arrived from your Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar flight, the only recommended mode of transport is the public taxi or a pre-booked private airport transfer from Skyscanner. The taxi fare from Alor Setar airport to the city centre will cost between RM15 to RM20 depending on your drop off location.
Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR) Information
Sultan Abdul Halim Airport is a relatively small airport located 13km from the city centre. There is a limited selection of dining and shopping options in this airport with no 24-hours shops open for travellers arriving late from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas with a prayer room for travellers if required.
Alor Setar Recommendations
Some must-see attractions in Alor Setar include the Zahir Mosque, Paddy Museum, Kedah State Art Gallery, Kedah Royal Museum and the Nobat Tower. Other than visiting these attractions in Alor Setar, some of the must-try local food include the Kedah laksa, gulai nangka (creamy yellow gravy with unripe jackfruit), dodol (sweet and sticky cake) and bahulu (sponge cake).
Useful Alor Setar Travel Information
What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Alor Setar?
There is no time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Alor Setar.
What is the weather like in Alor Setar?
The average temperature in Alor Setar is 32°c all year round. The rainy season is between September to December.
What is the currency and exchange rate for Alor Setar?
Alor Setar also uses the Malaysian Ringgit (RM).
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Alor Setar?
The average cost of a hotel room in Alor Setar is RM120 - RM300 per night. You can also search & book the best hotel room deals in Alor Setar on Skyscanner as well.
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Information is accurate as of 22 October 2018
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