Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi

Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi

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Average flight time, total distance 431 kilometres

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Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago consisting of 99 islands located in the state of Kedah. It has a population of less than 86,000 people and is only 180 km long surrounded by picturesque seas, paddy fields and forest-covered hills. Langkawi also holds a UNESCO status.

Langkawi is also a duty-free island which means you do not have to pay customs duty or sales tax on items such as chocolate, cigarettes/cigars, perfumes and liquor. Although it is duty-free, the regulation of these purchases is limited up to 5 bottles of liquor, 3 cases of beer and 3 cartons of cigarettes purchased at duty-free stores in Langkawi. A Kuala Lumpur (KL) to Langkawi flight landing in Langkawi International Airport only takes an hour with frequent daily trips available.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to Langkawi International Airport (LGK)

For those looking to fly with a budget airline from KL to Langkawi, there are daily flights provided by budget airlines like AirAsia, Firefly and Malindo Air. There are also full-fledge airlines such as Malaysia Airlines, Myanmar Airways International and Thai Lion Air serving the KUL to LGK route. AirAsia is serving the most frequent and cheapest price from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi.

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

There are no direct flights available from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi.

Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

For your KL to Langkawi flight, taking the KLIA Express train is the fastest, comfortable and most convenient way of getting to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The entire journey only takes approximately 30 minutes with free onboard WiFi departing from KL Sentral and cost RM55 per adult to get to the airport for your Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi flight.

Another option would be taking the Skybus or KL Airport Coach which cost RM10 and will take an hour depending on traffic. If you prefer the door-to-door service, there is also an option of taking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner, public taxi or Grab to catch your KUL to Langkawi flight.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport information

KLIA Airport has a variety of dining and shopping options once you have checked in for your flight from KUL – Langkawi. There is also complimentary WiFi provided in most public areas of the airport. If you require a prayer room, they are located within both terminals.

If you are in transit and are waiting for your KUL – Langkawi flight, there is Capsule by container hotel and Sama sama express located within the airport. Concorde Inn KLIA, Sama sama hotel, Tune hotel and Tune Hotel Aeropolis are also located just minutes away with a complimentary shuttle bus to and from the airport. If you need to travel between the two KLIA terminals, there is a complimentary shuttle bus available.

Arrival at Langkawi (LGK)

Arriving from your KUL to Langkawi flight, taking a taxi would be the most convenient way to get to your hotel. Depending on your hotel location, a taxi ride would range from RM30 – RM60. A thing to take note is there is no public transport like buses and trains in Langkawi. An option to get around the island apart from taxis is hiring a car or bikes. A car rental could range from RM60 – RM200 on the car chosen, whereas a bike rental cost RM30 a day. Another option would be bicycle rentals that cost RM15 a day.

Langkawi International Airport (LGK) Information

Langkawi International Airport is located 15 minutes away from the popular Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah stretch and is a small no-frills airport. The Langkawi airport has limited dining and shopping options. Prayer rooms and mosque facilities for Muslim passengers with separate rooms for ladies and gentlemen are available in the Langkawi airport. It is recommended that Muslims inquire about the Halal status before dining as there are insufficient options for Halal friendly and alcohol-free dining areas although there are plenty of Halal food courts outside the airport.

Langkawi Recommendations

If you are not sure about what to eat in Langkawi, check out the top 10 restaurants in Langkawi for recommendations on what and where to eat there. Saving you time on researching on which beaches are the best and where to go, we also have a list of the 10 best beaches in Langkawi for you to check out.

Useful Langkawi Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi?

There is no time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi.

What is the weather like in Langkawi?

Langkawi is a tropical island with an average temperature of 30°c depending on if it’s during the rainy season.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Langkawi?

Langkawi uses Ringgit Malaysia.

What is the average cost of a hotel room in Langkawi?

The average room rate in Langkawi, Malaysia is between RM250 to RM650

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Information is accurate as of 21 September 2018

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