Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul
Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Seoul
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Average flight time, total distance 4616 kilometres
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Seoul Incheon Int'l and Seoul Gimpo
Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul
Seoul is the capital and most populous city in South Korea. It has a population of over nine million. It is served by two international airports, Incheon International (ICN) and Gimpo International (GMP).
Travelers need to complete an arrival card upon landing but there is no departure card needed when exiting the country. When travelling from KUL to ICN or GMP, ensure that you have been correctly stamped in and out of South Korea.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to Seoul Incheon International(ICN)
For those looking for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to Incheon International (ICN), budget airlines AirAsia operate daily direct flights. Meanwhile, Malaysia Airlines and Korean Air are the major airlines that fly direct from KUL - ICN.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to Seoul Gimpo International(GMP)
There are no direct flights available from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to Gimpo International (GMP). Travellers are required to transit should they wish to travel from KUL to GMP.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Seoul Incheon International(ICN)
There are no direct flights available from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Incheon International (ICN). Travellers are required to transit should they wish to travel from SZB to ICN.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Gimpo International(GMP)
There are no direct flights available from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Gimpo International (GMP). Travellers are required to transit at least twice should they wish to travel from SZB to GMP.
Departure from Kuala Lumpur International to Seoul
One of the cheapest and most convenient way to get to Kuala Lumpur International Airport is via the use of KL Airport Coach (KLIA) or SkyBus (LCCT KL or KLIA2). The journey takes roughly an hour and will cost around RM10. If you are rushing for time, taking the KLIA Express train takes roughly 30 minutes to KLIA from KL Sentral for RM55 per adult. There is also the option to take a public taxi which will take 40 to 50 minutes and cost around RM60 to RM100. Alternatively, book a private or shared airport transfer from KL city center to the airport ahead of time.
Complimentary WiFi is provided at most public areas in Kuala Lumpur International Airport so you remain connected when you are on the ground. There are also plenty of shopping and dining options across KLIA and KLIA2 are all interconnected via a complimentary shuttle bus. There are also prayer rooms available in both terminals.
Arrival at Incheon International (ICN)
The fastest way to get from the Incheon International Airport to Seoul city is via the use of the Airport Railroad Express (AREX). An express train ticket costs KRW 9,000 (RM33) for each adult and takes around 45 minutes to get to Seoul Station from Incheon International Airport. Alternatively, take the various city limousine buses to get to various locations in Seoul city in about an hour starting from KRW 10,000 to KRW 16,000 (RM37 to RM59). A one-way taxi fare from Incheon airport to Seoul will cost approximately KRW 75,000 to KRW 100,000 (RM277 to RM370) and takes around 60 minutes. Europcar, Avis and Sixt are rental car providers available in Incheon airport.
Incheon International Airport (ICN) Information
Complimentary WiFi is provided at the Incheon Airport. If you are looking for a cheap airport hotel, Darakhyu is a capsule hotel located within Incheon airport itself. There is also Incheon Airport Transit Hotel. There are two Muslim prayer rooms in Incheon International and other facilities like the Korean Cultural Street, nursery and kids zone also a medical centre and pharmacy in case of an emergency.
Arrival at Gimpo International (GMP)
The Gimpo International Airport is located closer to Seoul city centre and getting a taxi from the airport will cost around KRW 25,000 (RM92). The ride should take around 40 minutes. Alternatively, if you are looking for a cheaper option, you can get to Seoul city from Gimpo International Airport by Seoul Subway Line 5, 9 or the all-stop Airport Railroad which will cost around KRW 2,000 (RM7.40).
Gimpo International (GMP) Information
Complimentary WiFi is provided at the Gimpo International Airport. Dining and shopping options are available but limited compared to Incheon International Airport.
Seoul is among Malaysia’s top tourist destinations. While it may be daunting to travel to the K-Pop and K-Drama capital for a non-Korean speaker, we have some handy tips for you who are planning to visit Seoul. Also read our top budget Seoul trip recommendation for under RM1700.
Useful Seoul Travel Information
What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul?
Seoul (GMT +9:00) is one hour ahead of Malaysia (GMT +8:00)
What is the weather like in Seoul?
Seoul has a humid continental climate ranging from 27 - 34 degrees Celsius in summer and -10 to 5 degrees Celsius in winter
What is the currency and exchange rate for Osaka?
Osaka, South Korea, uses the South Korean Won.
RM1 = KRW 270.32 (As of 14 September 2018)
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Seoul?
The average room rate in Seoul, South Korea is RM150 - RM450
Seoul, South Korea visa requirement for Malaysians
Malaysians travelling for tourism do not need a visa to visit South Korea. You are allowed to stay for up to 90 days and passports must be valid for at least 6 months on the date of entry.
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Information is accurate as of 14 September 2018
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