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Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

Cheapest return price last month

RM976

Direct airlines

4

Flights per week

30

Average flight time, total distance 6345 kilometres

7h 40min

Most popular airline last month

Malaysia Airlines

Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon

3 airports

Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria and is the second most populous city in Australia with an approximate population of 5 million people. The city is recognised as a UNESCO City of Literature because of its street art, theatre and music.

The city is served by two airports, Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV) and a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne takes approximately 8 hours.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Travellers searching for direct flight from KL to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport have the option of taking Malaysia Airlines or AirAsia X. However, please note that from 4 December 2018 onwards, AirAsia X cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne will land in the Avalon Airport instead.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Passengers looking for KL to Melbourne flights departing from Kuala Lumpur SZB are required to transfer a minimum of one time as there are no direct flights from this airport.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV)

Travellers searching for a direct Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne Avalon Airport may take AirAsia X from 4 December 2018 onwards. There are no other airlines serving this route on a direct flight.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV)

There are no direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne Avalon Airport departing from the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport. Passengers will be required to have at least one layover in a different airport for this route.

Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

The fastest and most convenient way of getting to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is by via the KLIA Express Train. Departing from KL Sentral, the train fare cost RM55 per way and will only take 30 minutes. There is also complimentary WiFi provided on-board for passenger whilst being able to sit back and relax for your KL to Melbourne flight.

Alternatively, you can also take the Skybus or KL Airport coach that also departs from KL Sentral for your flight to Melbourne from Kuala Lumpur. The bus fare will cost RM10 per way and will take a minimum journey time of 60 minutes depending on the traffic conditions.

Travellers searching for a more door-to-door service for your flight may booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner or use a public taxi which will cost between RM65 to RM100.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport information

KLIA has two terminals, one as the main terminal serving both domestic and international flights for most airlines while the other terminal, KLIA2 is for only AirAsia’s flights. There is a free shuttle bus provided if you need to interchange between the terminals. Both terminals have a variety of dining and duty-free shopping options with complimentary WiFi available while waiting for your Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne flight. Prayer rooms are also located in both terminals if required.

Arrival at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Melbourne Tullamarine airport is located 24km from Melbourne city centre. Upon arriving from your Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne flight, the most convenient way of getting to the city is via the Skybus’ Melbourne City Express. This direct bus route picks up passengers from all terminals and goes directly to the Southern Cross Station in Melbourne city with complimentary WiFi available on-board. The bus fare cost AUD 18 (RM53, if purchased online) and runs 24 hours, 7-days a week every 10 to 30 minutes depending on what time of the day you arrive.

There is also the option of arranging a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner.

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) Information

Melbourne Tullamarine airport is an extremely large airport with three terminals in the same building and a fourth terminal within walking distance from the first terminal. There is complimentary WiFi provided in all terminals. Dining and duty-free shops are also available throughout all terminals although 24-hours food options are only available in terminal 2 and 3. There are no prayer rooms located in the arrival side of the Tullamarine airport.

Arrival at Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV)

There are several ways of getting from Avalon airport to the city centre. The easiest mode of transportation is via Skybus’ Avalon City Express providing a direct route from the airport to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne. The bus fare will cost AUD 22 (RM65) per way and will take a minimum of 50 minutes to reach the city centre.

Alternatively, pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner prior to your arrival could be an option. There are also public taxis to hire at the airport. The taxi fare will cost between AUD 80 - AUD 90 (RM237 - RM266), depending on where your hotel is located.

Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV) Information

Melbourne Avalon airport is located 55km from Melbourne city centre. It has a single building and is easy to navigate through. Dining and duty-free shopping options are limited with no 24-hour dining choices available if travellers arrive late from their Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne flight. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the airport in most public areas although there is no prayer room available in the airport.

Melbourne Recommendations

Once you have secured your cheap flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne through Skyscanner, here is a list of the top 10 things to do, see and eat in Melbourne! Melbourne is also famous for its cafes, attracting coffee lovers from all over and Skyscanner has compiled a list of the top 10 cafes to check out in Melbourne.

Useful Melbourne Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Melbourne?

Melbourne (UTC +11:00) is three hours ahead of Kuala Lumpur (UTC +8:00) from May to September. From October to April, Melbourne (UTC +12:00) is four hours ahead of Kuala Lumpur.

What is the weather like in Melbourne?

Melbourne experiences four seasons yearly and has an average temperature of 26°c from December to March, 17°c from April to May, 13°c from June to August and finally 18°c from September to November.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Melbourne?

Melbourne, Australia uses the Australian Dollar (AUD).

RM1 = AUD 0.34 (As of 10 October 2018)

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

The average room rate in Melbourne is RM350 – RM600 per night. After using Skyscanner to look for cheap flights from KL to Melbourne flight price, we can also help you compare hotel room prices in Melbourne!

Melbourne visa requirements for Malaysians

Malaysian citizens planning a trip from KL to Melbourne will be required to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) to enter Australia. Travellers should apply for the ETA visa a minimum of 2 weeks before your trip. The visa entitles you to stay up to 3 months and will cost AUD 20 (RM60).

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Information is accurate as of 10 October 2018

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.