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Flight tickets from Kuala Lumpur to South Korea

Flight information Kuala Lumpur to South Korea

Cheapest return price last month

RM570

Direct airlines

3

Flights per week

597

Seoul Incheon Int'l, Gimhae International, Seoul Gimpo, Daegu and others

15 airports

Flying from Kuala Lumpur to South Korea

There’s something innately charming about South Korea and as a Malaysian seeking for a unique getaway from the tropics, you’ll find that there are plenty more things to experience in the country beyond the feisty happenings in its glitzy cities. South Korea is best reached from Malaysia by taking a 6-hour Kuala Lumpur to South Korea flight. 

From Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), you can choose from at least 15 major airports in South Korea as your entry point. However, only three of them serve direct flights from KL to South Korea: Incheon International Airport (ICN), Gimhae International Airport (PUS) and Jeju International Airport (CJU). Searching for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to South Korea? Explore all your best options on Skyscanner.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to South Korea

With several airlines serving the Kuala Lumpur to South Korea flight route, experiencing the best of South Korea is easy for Malaysians. 

Full-service airlines offering direct cheap flights from KL to South Korea include Malaysia Airlines and Korean Air. Both depart from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) Terminal 1 and arrive in either Incheon International Airport (ICN) Terminal 1 or 2. 

AirAsia also has non-stop cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to South Korea, departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2 (KLIA2) and arriving in Incheon International Airport (ICN) for Seoul, Gimhae International Airport (PUS) for Busan, and Jeju International Airport (CJU) for Jeju Island.

Airlines that fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) to South Korea

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) don’t have direct Kuala Lumpur to South Korea flights. You may book cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to South Korea via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) instead.

South Korea trip recommendations

South Korea’s cherry blossoms and autumn foliage draw millions of visitors to the country. But did you know that Korea has something for everyone regardless of the season? There’s tons of exciting things to do in Korea for different seasons!

Rent a Hanbok at Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a day trip to Nami Island, hang around in Haeundae Beach or hike up South Korea’s tallest mountain in Jeju — these are just some of the things you need to make your South Korea itinerary one for the books. And, you’d be happy to know that it is possible to travel to Korea on a tight budget. In fact, you can enjoy a Seoul budget itinerary under RM1700 only! 

In between the exciting activities, remember to take a bite or two of South Korea’s most sought-after delicacies, including kimchi, bibimbap, and bulgogi. Want more Halal-friendly choices? Halal restaurants are also aplenty throughout the country.

Furthermore, exploring the entire country by train, bus or taxi is as simple as taking your Kuala Lumpur to South Korea flight. But, if you’re down for a bit of driving every now and then, you can also opt to hire a vehicle in the city. South Korea car rentals are, of course, available on Skyscanner as well.

Useful South Korea travel information

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and South Korea? 

South Korea (GMT+9) is one hour ahead of Kuala Lumpur (GMT+8).

What is the weather like in South Korea?

South Korea has four distinct seasons, with fall and spring seasons being the most ideal time for leisurely visits. The average temperature in the country falls somewhere between -4°C and 24°C. 

What is the currency and exchange rate for South Korea?

South Korea uses the South Korean Won (KRW).

RM1 = KRW284.15 (As of 7 July 2019)

What is the average cost of a hotel room in South Korea

The average hotel room rate in South Korea is RM80 – RM160.

South Korea visa requirements for Malaysians 

Malaysians are not required to apply for a visa to enter South Korea so long as the visit will not exceed 90 days. For the most up-to-date and accurate information, please also refer to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Malaysia website.

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Information is accurate as of 07 July 2019.

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