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Flight information Kuala Lumpur to London

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Average flight time, total distance 10560 kilometres

13h 15min

Most popular airline last month

Malaysia Airlines

London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and others

6 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 6 airports in London: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton, London City, and London Southend.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to London is RM2,065. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
13h 15min is the average flight time from Kuala Lumpur to London.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from Kuala Lumpur to London.
As of October, there are 22 flights per week flying from Kuala Lumpur to London.

Flying from Kuala Lumpur to London

London has something to offer even the most discerning tourist. From museums and theatres to historical tours and award-winning restaurants, London is a melting pot of the old and the new. Average Kuala Lumpur to London flight time is 13 hours and 15 minutes. There are flights to London almost every day of the week.

There are five airports serving London, namely London Heathrow Airport (LHR), Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport, Stansted Airport, and City Airport.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Malaysia Airlines and British Airways are the only full-service carriers that offer direct flights from KUL to LHR. Other full-service airlines such as KLM, Singapore Airlines and Emirates (among others) also serve this route but they include a transit at their respective base cities. Malaysia Airlines flights utilise LHR’s terminal 4 while British Airways flights are based in terminal 5.

If you are looking for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to London, Vietnam Airlines, with a three-hour transit in Hanoi may be your best option.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines and the Emirates are three carriers that serve the Kuala Lumpur to London Gatwick Airport route. These flights are non-direct flights and require travellers to transfer at least once.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to London Luton Airport (LTN)

There are no direct flights from KUL to London Luton Airport. Travellers are required to transfer at least once with a combination of airlines on this route.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to London Stansted Airport (STN)

The only airline serving the KUL to London Stansted Airport route is Emirates. Travellers are required to transfer at Dubai for this route.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to London City Airport (LCY)

There are no direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to London City Airport. If you wish to travel to this London airport, KLM is the best option with only one transfer at Amsterdam.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) to London

There are no direct flights available from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to any London airport. Travellers are required to transit at least once should they wish to travel from SZB - LON.

Departure from KL to London

The Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia’s main international airport and located 45 kilometers south of Kuala Lumpur. It was ranked the 23rd busiest airport by passenger traffic in 2017. KLIA is separated into the main terminal building and the satellite building. International departures are located at the satellite building, while the main terminal building houses both domestic and international departures. For Malaysia Airlines and British Airways flights to London, the departure terminal is located within the main terminal building’s extension, the contact pier.

Getting to and from the airport is convenient with buses and express train available to travellers. However, the price and travel time varies. The express train costs RM55 per adult and takes only 38 minutes to get to the city centre. Meanwhile, a bus ride will cost approximately RM20 but will take an hour to get to the city centre.

Complimentary WiFi access is available for travellers waiting for their flight at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. A wide selection of food and beverage outlets are also on hand to satisfy your cravings. Want to relax? Check out the variety of lounges that are available and pay a small fee to unwind there.

Arrival at London Heathrow (LHR)

London Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It is located 32km west of central London and its five terminals serve more than 190,000 passengers each day. During your flight, you will be handed a landing card to be filled out. Upon arrival at the immigration area, present your passport and landing card to the immigration officer. After you have cleared immigration, you can then proceed to collect your baggage at the designated baggage claim carousel. You will pass the UK customs prior to the public arrivals area. Travellers are required to go through the red customs lane to declare goods and the green exit if there is nothing to declare.

Transportation to central London is available by train on the Heathrow Express, the Piccadilly line on the Tube, taxi, the N9 night bus and National Express and Easybus coaches. Among all the options, the Heathrow Express is the fastest way to get to central London. The journey takes 15 to 20 minutes to get to London Paddington from London Heathrow Airport. Travelling by Tube is a cheaper way to get to central London and the rest of the Tube system. There are three Tube stations at London Heathrow Airport, serving terminals 1-3, terminal 4 and terminal 5.

London Heathrow (LHR) information

London Heathrow Airport provides travellers with a plethora of services. Free internet is available throughout the terminal with easy-to-use instructions for access. Moreover, PCs with internet access are stationed in every terminal for travellers to use. Free charging stations are available in all terminals. They are compatible with the UK and European plugs, and USB cables. Multi-faith prayer rooms also can be found in all terminals.

You will find a host of dining and shopping options at the arrival hall. Pick up some health and beauty essentials at Boots, or Travelex for your foreign currency needs. Cafes can be found at the arrival hall for that energy boost after a long flight. There are three hotels at the Heathrow, namely Sofitel London Heathrow (terminal 5), Hilton London Heathrow Airport (terminal 4), and YOTEL (terminal 4). Day rooms (No1 lounges, departures in terminal 3) also are available for those with at least three hours between flights.

For travellers with a connecting flight at Heathrow, there are easy-to-spot purple signs that will guide you from one terminal to another. The purple Flight Connections signs also will guide you to one of the free transfer buses to the other terminals so do watch out for those.

Arrival at London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

The Gatwick Airport serves 200 destinations in 90 countries for 35 million customers a year. It is 45km south of London and has a single runway. The UK’s second largest airport has two terminals, north and south. It takes 30 minutes on the express train for you to get to central London.

Travellers will be given a landing card to be filled out. Upon arrival at the immigration area, a valid passport and the landing card must be presented to the immigration officer. After you have collected your luggage, you will then pass the UK customs prior to the public arrivals area.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) Information

Gatwick offers travellers free 90-minute internet access, and charging points for devices are available for all. Selected magazines and newspapers are free for travellers throughout the airport.

Arrival at London Luton Airport (LTN)

The Luton Airport is best known for its role as a hub for low-cost airlines. It is located 56km north-west of central London, The express train takes 24 minutes to get you to central London. The National Express coach service runs 24 hours a day with 4 departures an hour during daytime. It will take 50 minutes to get to central London.

London Luton Airport (LTN) Information

Free 4-hour WiFi and multi-faith prayer rooms are available to travellers at the Luton Airport. It also offers a variety of shopping and dining options within its terminals.

Arrival at London Stansted Airport (STN)

The Stansted Airport, 64km north-east of London, has been touted as the UK’s third busiest airport. It mainly serves low-cost airlines with European and Mediterranean destinations. The Stansted Express is the quickest option to get to central London, with the journey to London Liverpool Street taking only 47 minutes. 

London Stansted Airport (STN) information

The Stansted Airport provides travellers with services such as free WiFi, multi-faith prayer rooms and meeting room facilities. Visitors to the UK also can claim VAT refunds while at the Stansted Airport.

Arrival at London Stansted Airport (STN)

The City Airport is by far the closest to central London (9.5km east) among the five airports. While some full-service airlines such as British Airways, KLM, and Lufthansa operate here, this airport mainly handles short-haul business travels to Europe and special flights to New York.

London City Airport (LCY) information

It takes no more than 30 minutes to get from the City Airport front door to the gate. While there, travellers get to enjoy free WiFi and a host of dining and shopping options. The City Airport has a silent airport policy, which means that announcements are only made in the event of flight disruption or an emergency. All travellers are encouraged to check the live flight information screens.

London recommendations

London is a city of both the new and old. The iconic Buckingham Palace, and the changing of the guards are not to be missed. Fancy a stroll instead? Head to the Royal Botanical Kew Gardens or the lesser known Chelsea Physic Garden and immerse yourself in nature’s beauty.

To maximise the visit to London, travellers should consider getting a London Pass. With the pass, travellers will be able to enjoy discounts to a wide variety of places of interest. Included in the pass is also a free one-day Hop on Hop off Bus Tour to explore London’s landmarks.

There are approximately 84,000 restaurants and food trucks in London alone. With so many eateries in London, you’ll be spoiled for choice! For those in search of halal food in London, fret not. If you’re looking for afternoon tea that is halal, check out Claridge’s on Brook Street. Though on the pricey side, Claridge’s is not one to be missed! All meat served at this afternoon tea is certified halal. Do call 24 hours ahead to alert the staff so that no gelatin or alcohol be used.

Useful London Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and London?

London (GMT +0:00) is eight hours behind of Malaysia (GMT +8:00) from November to February and seven hours from March to October.

What is the weather like in London?

London has four seasons, with spring happening from March to May, summer from June to August, autumn from September to November and winter from December to February.

What is the currency and exchange rate for London?

London in the United Kingdom uses the Pound sterling.

RM1 = GBP 0.18 (As of 19 September 2018)

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

The average room rate of a mid tier hotel is RM393 (GBP 72) and a luxe hotel is RM710 (GBP 130) in London.

 London visa requirements for Malaysians

No visa is required for Malaysian tourists visiting the UK for up to six months.

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Information is accurate as of 19 September 2018

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