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Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Taipei

Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan

Cheapest return price last month

RM523

Direct airlines

6

Flights per week

49

Average flight time, total distance 3238 kilometres

4h 30min

Most popular airline last month

AirAsia X

Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan

1 airport

Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Taipei

Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan with a population of almost 3 million people. Taipei is home to many architectural and cultural landmarks, natural landmarks and tourist travelling here can enjoy this city regardless of their interest. A flight from Kuala Lumpur to Taipei typically takes 4 hours and 45 minutes without any transfer.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Travellers looking for a direct and cheap flight from Kuala Lumpur to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport can consider taking budget airlines AirAsia X. If you are looking for more comfort, full-fledged airlines like Malindo Air, Eva Air, Malaysia Airlines and China Airlines also serve a direct flight from KL to Taipei. Other airlines that serve the KUL – TPE route with a transfer include Scoot, Thai Lion Air, Thai Airways, China Southern, Cebu Pacific, Vietnam Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) to Taipei Sung Shan Airport (TSA)

There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Taipei Sung Shan Airport. Passengers looking to arrive at TSA will be required to transfer at least once.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

There are no direct flights from Kuala Lumpur SZB airport to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport. Passengers will be required to transit airports a minimum of one time.

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Taipei Sung Shan Airport (TSA)

Passengers will be required to transfer at least once as there are no direct flights from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport to Taipei Sung Shan Airport.

Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Taking the KLIA Express train is the most convenient and fastest way to get to the airport for your flight from KL to Taipei. It has a journey time of 30 minutes costing RM55 per way with complimentary WiFi onboard. There is also the option of taking the Skybus or KL Airport Coach, which depart from KL Sentral at only RM10 although the minimum journey time is 45 minutes.

Alternatively, you choose to pre-arrange a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner, use the public taxi or Grab, which will take the same amount of time as the bus and cost between RM65 to RM100.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport information

Dining and shopping options are readily available for you whilst waiting for your flight from KL to Taipei. Complimentary WiFi is provided in most public areas of the airport in both terminals. If you require a prayer room, there are rooms available in KLIA and KLIA2.

Passengers with long layovers awaiting your flight can consider resting at Capsule by Container Hotel or Sama Sama Express are located within KLIA2 terminal.

Arrival at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Arriving from your flight from KL to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, the fastest way of getting to Taipei city is via MRT. The journey takes 35 minutes departing from both terminals of the airport to Taipei main station and departs every 5 minutes. The ticket costs NT$ 160 (RM22) and you will be able to enjoy complimentary WiFi both onboard and in the station.

The airport also offers a shuttle bus to Taipei main station at NT$140 (RM19) running 24 hours. The journey will take a minimum of 55 minutes depending on traffic once arriving at the airport and runs every 20 minutes. Alternatively, you may pre-book a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner. A taxi from the airport to Taipei downtown will cost on a range of NT$ 900 – NT$ 1,200 (RM122 – RM160).

Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) Information

Taipei Taoyuan International Airport has two terminals connected by an automated people mover between them. Complimentary WiFi is provided for travellers in both terminals. The airport’s restaurants and food court close by midnight, however, there is a 24-hours 7-Eleven located in terminal 2 if your flight from KL to Taipei arrives late. There are also prayer rooms located in both terminals if required.

Arrival at Taipei Sung Shan Airport (TSA)

Arriving at Taipei Sung Shan Airport from your KL to Taipei flight, taking a taxi would be the fastest way of getting to the city centre. The ride should cost between NT$ 200 – NT$ 300 (RM28 – RM40). For the more budget conscious travellers, taking the MRT would be a better option. The MRT will cost NT$30 (RM4) but the transfer of train lines is required.

Taipei Sung Shan Airport (TSA) Information

The same as Taoyuan Airport, Sung Shan airport has two terminals. Sung Shan airport, however, is located approximately 5km away from Taipei Main Station. Free WiFi is offered to travellers in the airport although overnight stays are not permitted in the airport. There is no prayer room available within both terminals with the duty-free and restaurants close at 10pm.

Taipei Recommendations

With Taipei being a hub for technology, here is a list of the 5 best places to shop for gadgets in Taipei. If shopping for gadgets does not peak your interest, you may choose to visit the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Da’an Forest Park, Confucius Temple or hike up Elephant Mountain. Trying street food like Dou Jiang You Tiao (fried dough with soy milk), Lan Jia Gua Bao (Steam buns filled with pork, herbs and peanuts) and Niu Rou La Mian (Pulled beef noodles) is also something you need to try while in Taipei.

Useful Taipei Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Taipei?

There is no time difference between Taipei and Kuala Lumpur

What is the weather like in Taipei?

Taipei has an average temperature of 15°c between November – March, 23°c between April – June and 28°c between July – October.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Taipei?

Taipei, Taiwan uses the New Taiwan Dollar.

RM 1 = NT$ 7.42 (As of 25 September 2018)

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

The average room rate in Seoul, South Korea is RM200 - RM450

Taipei visa requirement for Malaysians

Malaysians traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Taipei for tourism reasons do not require a special visa and are allowed to stay of up to 30 days.

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Information is accurate as of 25 September 2018

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