Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru

Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru

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Johor Bahru

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Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru

The airlines that operate flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru are Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia. Flights that serve the route operate up to 14 times a day: up to nine flights every day provided by Malaysia Airlines and up to five flights provided by AirAsia. Other than these carriers that offer non-stop or direct flights, there are currently no other airlines that provide connecting flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru.

Terminal Information

Kuala Lumpur International Airport has a Passenger Terminal Complex or PTC that has been built to allow natural light into the terminal building. Within the PTC are three buildings namely the Main Terminal Building, the Satellite Building, and the Contact Pier. The Satellite building has an 80-room hotel, with another 422-room five-star Sama-Sama Hotel KLIA five minutes away. Within the airport terminal are shopping areas available within an 85,000-square-metre or approximately 910,000-square-foot space, with the retail space at 67,000 square metres or approximately 720,000 square feet.

Domestic flights to Johor Bahru from Kuala Lumpur International Airport are served at the Main Terminal Building and the klia2 terminal. Inter-terminal connection is provided by Gateway@klia2, on the landside.

The Main Terminal Building or MTB of Kuala Lumpur International Airport can be found between the two runways of the airport. The terminal occupies a total floor area of approximately 390,000 square metres or 4.2 million square feet with around 216 check-in counters in six different islands. There are multi-check-in services provided within the MTB. In general, the MTB along with the Contact Pier can handle five million passengers per year, and functions with 20 aerobridges and 23 remote parking bays.

klia2 serves as the low-cost terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Situated two kilometres from the MTB, klia2 is known as the world’s largest purpose-built terminated dedicated to low-cost airlines. The terminal can handle about 45 million passengers annually and has 68 departure gates and a 35,000-square-metre retail space, housing 220 retail outlets. The check-in counters are grouped into eight rows in four islands.

Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru has a passenger terminal that offers a good number of facilities and services comparable to facilities within other international airports in the world. The airport also offers food and beverage shops, apparel, jewellery stores, gift shops, banks, bookstores, and pharmacies, to name a few. Within the airport vicinity are five-star hotels along with a 36-hole golf course. To continue on to the city proper from the airport, buses to Johor Bahru are available; and the airport is connected to the city via Senai Airport Highway.

Practical Information

As the Kuala Lumpur—Johor Bahru route is domestic of nature, passports and visas may not be needed, unless you’re a foreign traveller. Basic travel documents to prepare include your ticket or booking confirmation details, travel itinerary, and proof of identification such as passport and/or driver’s licence.

What to expect in Johor Bahru

Given that both cities are located in Malaysia, there is no time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru.

Johor Bahru experiences an equatorial climate with constant temperature. Both Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur receives a considerable amount of rainfall, although the former only has an annual rainfall amount of approximately 2,000 millimetres, compared to 2,600 millimetres in Kuala Lumpur. The rainfall season in Johor Bahru occurs between November and February, while it’s October to March for Kuala Lumpur.

Living in Johor Bahru is much cheaper than in Kuala Lumpur, so your usual budget will go a long way here. Meals in some restaurant have the same prices in both cities, but some are also about 30% much cheaper in Johor Bahru. A one-way local transportation ticket and the taxi flag down rate also have the same price, while a litre of gasoline is a little bit more expensive in Johor Bahru.

This information is correct as of July 2015.

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