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There are 6 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, 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 Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) AUH - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 942 - RM 2275

Cheapest option

Bus to Dubai, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) DXB - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 764 - RM 1406

4 alternative options

Fly Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  15h 24m

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) AUH - SZB

RM 1505 - RM 3716

Bus, Metro to Sharjah, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Take the Metro from Ibn Battuta Mall to Rashidiya
  3. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) SHJ - KUL
  4. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 2075 - RM 4629

Drive to Doha, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  15h 15m

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Doha
  2. Fly from Doha (DOH) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) DOH - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 1556 - RM 3638

Drive  •  5 days 20h

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur 6620.9 miles

RM 2000 - RM 3000

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur is to bus and fly and train which costs AED 650 - AED 1300 and takes 12h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs AED 800 - AED 2100 and takes 11h 7m.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur is 5594 km. The road distance is 10593.5 km.

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It takes approximately 11h 7m to get from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Abu Dhabi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h 55m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 4h ahead of Abu Dhabi. It is currently 9:11 PM in Abu Dhabi and 1:11 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur is 10593 km. It takes approximately 5 days 20h to drive from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur.

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Malaysia Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Abu Dhabi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4508+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport is to bus which takes 22m and costs AED 2 - AED 5.

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 3496 miles
  • Duration: 11h 7m

What companies run services between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Etihad, Malaysia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 6500
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 6000
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 4300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4800
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4800
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4900
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4800
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4900
Flights from Doha to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4900
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 6000
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3700
Flights from Doha to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3400
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur via Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2500
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 2500
Flights from Doha to Kuala Lumpur via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3400
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 2600
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 2600
Flights from Doha to Kuala Lumpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 3000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 4300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Doha to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4900
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 6500
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur via Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2500
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 4600
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3400
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4900
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Colombo, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 3700
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3400
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 2600
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2900
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3800
US-Bangla
Website
us-banglaairlines.com
Flights from Doha to Kuala Lumpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 6500
Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 19 - RM 29
Schedules at
rta.ae

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