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There are 5 ways to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, car ferry, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) CGK - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$36 - $140

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Train to Husein Sastranegara, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Jakarta Gambir to Bandung
  2. Fly from Husein Sastranegara (BDO) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) BDO - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$42 - $207

Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) CGK - SZB

$89 - $1,404

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tanjung Priok to Kijang
  2. Take the ferry from Tanjung Pinang to Tanah Merah
  3. Take the bus from Tampines MRT Station to 5 Element Hotel

$69 - $112

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Jakarta to Merak
  2. Take the car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
  3. Drive from Bakauheni Port to Dumai
  4. Take the ferry from Dumai to Port Dickson
  5. Drive from Port Dickson to Kuala Lumpur

$113 - $164

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs Rp500000 - Rp2200000 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs Rp500000 - Rp2200000 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur is 1187 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1 h ahead of Jakarta. It is currently 3:25 AM in Jakarta and 4:25 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

KLM, Indonesia AirAsia Extra, PT, Batik Air and six other airlines offer flights from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4338+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jakarta to Soekarno–Hatta Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs Rp40000.

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Map of how to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 741.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Jakarta, Indonesia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Indonesia AirAsia Extra, PT
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Jakarta Gambir to Bandung
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$6 - $13
Bus operators
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from Tampines MRT Station to 5 Element Hotel
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Tanjung Priok to Kijang
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Tanjung Pinang to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
$1
Bike/Motorcycle
$1 - $8
Car
$25
Tunas Rupat
Email
tunasrupat@hotmail.com
Website
tunasrupat.com
Ferry from Dumai to Port Dickson
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com

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