Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu
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Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu
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Frequently asked questions
Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal with a population of over 1 million people. The city is home to several world heritage sites which contributes to the richness of its history, arts and culture. As a result of this, Kathmandu has become an increasingly popular tourist destination.
Kathmandu is served by Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) and Kuala lumpur to Kathmandu flights take approximately 4 hours and 45 minutes.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)
Malindo Air offers reasonable prices for travellers searching for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu that serves direct route. Other airlines that serve the route with a minimum of one layover are Malaysia Airlines, Thai Lion Air and Singapore Airlines.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)
Travellers searching for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu from this airport will be required to transit a minimum of two times as there are no direct flights from here.
Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport
The fastest way to get to the airport for your Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu cheap flights have the option of the KLIA Express train which will take 30 minutes. The train departs from KL Sentral with a fare of RM55 per way. The train is equipped with complimentary WiFi.
Alternatively, taking the Skybus or KL Airport coach that also departs from KL Sentral will cost travellers RM10 per way with a minimum journey of 90 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
For a more door-to-door experience, pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner, public taxi or Grab, will cost between RM65 to RM100 with a minimum journey time of 50 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport information
There are two terminals in Kuala Lumpur International Airport. KLIA is the main terminal for both domestic and international flights and KLIA2 is for AirAsia flights. Travellers who need to interchange between terminals can do so via the free shuttle bus provided. A wide variety of dining and shopping options are available in both terminals. Complimentary WiFi and a 24 hour prayer room is available in both terminals as well.
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)
Upon arriving from your Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu cheap flight, the easiest way of getting to the city centre is via a public taxi. Travellers should take note that there are two types of taxis available in the airport. A prepaid taxi, which is government-regulated and is therefore deemed safer, is more expensive than a regular taxi. The coupon for these prepaid taxis can be purchased at the counter in the airport. A prepaid taxi fare to the city centre will be around NPR 750 (RM27) whereas public taxi fare ranges between NPR 400 - NPR 500 (RM15 - RM 18). The journey will take a minimum of 20 minutes depending on traffic conditions. There is also the option of arranging for a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner to avoid the hassle of taxi queues and haggling with a public taxi driver.
Alternatively, you can take the local bus to the city centre. Although less convenient, the bus is a cheaper alternative for those on a tight budget. To catch the local bus, travellers are required to walk out of the airport, past the roundabout and onto the main road where you will see a bus station. Travellers should take the Ratnapark bus and get off at the last station. Afterwhich, walk for approximately 10 minutes to Thamel which is the city centre. The bus fare will cost travellers NPR 30 (RM 1) and will take around 60 minutes. One thing to note is that the buses do not have numbers. The bus driver will call out the bus’ destination so be sure to listen out for them.
Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) Information
Kathmandu Airport is a two terminal airport. Dining and duty-free shops are extremely limited in this airport. Travellers arriving late from their Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu flights are recommended to grab a bite outside the airport as there are no 24-hour stores open. Complimentary WiFi is available for travellers. However, there is no prayer room in the airport.
Once you secure your cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu, it is time to start planning! Must-see sites include Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Valley, Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. To get a taste of the local cuisine, be sure to check out items such as Momos (Steamed Bun), Yomari (Rice-flour Dumplings), Dal Bhat (Thick Lentil Soup), Juju Dhau (Yoghurt), Thukpa (Noodle Soup) and Maas Ko Bara (Fried Dark Lentils with Masala and Egg).
Useful Kathmandu Travel Information
What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Kathmandu?
Kathmandu (UTC +05:45) is 2 hours and 15 minutes behind of Kuala Lumpur (UTC +8:00).
What is the weather like in Kathmandu?
Kathmandu has an average temperature of 22°C from November - March and 29°C from April to October. Travellers planning a trip from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu should take note that August and September are the months with the most rainfall.
What is the currency and exchange rate for Kathmandu?
Kathmandu uses the Nepalese Rupees.
RM1 = NPR 27.43 (As of 18 December 2018)
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Kathmandu?
An average hotel room in Kathmandu ranges from RM200 to RM890 per night. Not only does Skyscanner help you compare cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu, we can also help you compare hotel room deals in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu, Nepal visa requirement for Malaysians
Citizens of Malaysia travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu are required to apply for a visa prior to their visit. A visa for a maximum stay of 15 days will cost RM100 and will take a minimum of 2 working days to be processed. Your passport will need a minimum validity of 6 months when applying.
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Information is accurate as of 18 December 2018
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