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There are 4 ways to get from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train or bus

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Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11h 19m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) ADL - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 1145 - RM 3365

Cheapest option

Fly to Ipoh, train  •  21h 55m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Ipoh (IPH) ADL - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

RM 1134 - RM 2153

2 alternative options

Fly to Kuantan, bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Kuantan (KUA) ADL - KUA
  2. Take the bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur

RM 1171 - RM 2190

Fly to Singapore Changi, bus  •  16h 3m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Singapore Changi (SIN) ADL - SIN
  2. Take the bus from Tampines MRT to KL Sentral

RM 1308 - RM 13115

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and bus which costs $380 - $750 and takes 22h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $380 - $1,200 and takes 11h 19m.

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The distance between Adelaide and Kuala Lumpur is 5721 km.

It takes approximately 11h 19m to get from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h 45m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h 30m behind Adelaide. It is currently 5:09 AM in Adelaide and 3:39 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia Airlines, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 3162+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Adelaide Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 5720.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 19m

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur. However, you can take the bus to Stop 9A Hamra Dr - South side, take the walk to Adelaide airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Stop 9A Hamra Dr - South side, take the walk to Adelaide airport, fly to Kuantan, take the taxi to UMP Gambang, take the bus to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Bandar Tasik Selatan, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3300
Flights from Adelaide to Kuantan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3800
Flights from Adelaide to Kuantan via Perth, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3900
Flights from Adelaide to Kuantan via Canberra, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4100
Flights from Adelaide to Kuantan via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 4000
Flights from Adelaide to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3800
Flights from Adelaide to Ipoh via Perth, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 37m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 4000
Flights from Adelaide to Ipoh via Canberra, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4200
Flights from Adelaide to Ipoh via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 4100
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 7000
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3300
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 7000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3200
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3200
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi via Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 4200
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Adelaide to Kuantan via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 2100
Flights from Adelaide to Ipoh via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 2100
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi via Sydney
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 16000
Flights from Adelaide to Singapore Changi via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 15000
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 23 - RM 40
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 23 - RM 26
Gold
RM 33 - RM 37
Platinum
RM 40 - RM 50
Bus operators
LA Holidays
Phone
+ 6012-389 5689
Email
general@laholidays.com.my
Website
laholidays.my
Bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 24
Schedules at
laholidays.my
Etika Express
Phone
03-9287 7799
Email
etikadelta@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 25
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Universiti Malaysia Pahang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 26
Schedules at
redbus.my
Book at
easybook.com
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from Tampines MRT to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 95
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg

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