Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

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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

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

There are at least four direct flights daily from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne, Australia via Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Melbourne Airport. Airlines that provide the direct flights include Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia X, and Emirates. Malaysia Airlines flies the route twice daily, with the first flight leaving at 10:30 in the morning and the other flight leaving at 11:50 in the evening. AirAsia X has two flights every Sunday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, and one flight every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. AirAsia X has two flight schedules, one leaving at 1:40 pm while the other leaving at 10:30 in the evening. Finally, Emirates has one daily flight that covers the route, with the flight leaving Kuala Lumpur at 3:30 in the evening. Several flight connections are also offered by Singapore Airlines, Silkair, Qantas, Malaysia Airlines, and Garuda Indonesia, with stop overs at Singapore or Jakarta.

Terminal Information

Flights leaving for Melbourne from Kuala Lumpur will be using Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s Satellite terminal or the klia2 terminal. Malaysia Airlines and Emirates operate out of the Satellite terminal, while AirAsia X operates out of the klia2 terminal. Both terminals are equipped with numerous services, starting from pre-flight security checks, immigration assistance, check-in desks, baggage security checks, and waiting areas/lounges, down to retail areas, dining areas, and even banking services.

Meanwhile, passengers from Kuala Lumpur will be arriving through the Terminal 2 of Melbourne Airport. Terminal 2 is the international terminal of the Melbourne Airport, containing 20 gates with aerobridges that receive and dispatch international passengers. Both terminals of the airport have ground transportation connections to Melbourne and its surrounds, as well as connections to the other terminals in the facility.

Practical Information

Given the fact that this is an international flight, passengers should prepare their travel documents at least two weeks (or even more) before their flight date. This will ensure that you will not miss any of the important documents that should be presented, including your flight itinerary, passport, valid identification cards, and even credit cards. Visa requirements should also be handled and settled in advance. As such, travellers it is recommended to be airport at least three to four hours before the scheduled flight time, so as to have a stress-free check-in, baggage drop-off and security checks. Though not necessary, it will also be an advantage if you have already booked a hotel or a place to stay within Melbourne, and arranged for your transportation modes before your flight date.

What to expect in Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital and the most populous city of the state of Victoria in Australia. It is an important centre for education, entertainment, health care, research and development, tourism, and sports, and is named as the world's most liveable city according to some sources. Melbourne enjoys an oceanic climate, and is well known for its ever changing weather conditions. Because of this, prepare for various types of weathers, including rain, shine, or even strong winds. Further, the city is about two hours ahead of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, making it necessary adjust the time on your devices upon arrival to the city. Regarding prices and local living conditions, Melbourne has higher price indices as compared to Kuala Lumpur. You would need at least 5,955.00 Australian Dollars which is equivalent to 17,336.39 RM in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that is enjoyed in Kuala Lumpur at 8,900.00 RM. Local price indices comparing Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur run between 73.21 percent to up to 198.61 percent, so prepare double the amount that you spend in Kuala Lumpur if you wish to spend and enjoy Melbourne.

This information is correct as of August 2015.

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