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

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 Athens to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  17h 17m

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

RM 1184 - RM 2904

3 alternative options

Fly Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  21h 32m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) ATH - SZB

RM 1652 - RM 4160

Fly Athens to Singapore Changi, bus  •  22h 51m

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

RM 1447 - RM 3054

Train to Thessaloniki, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  21h 45m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) SKG - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 1512 - RM 3821

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs 240€ - 600€ and takes 17h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs 240€ - 600€ and takes 17h 17m.

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The distance between Athens and Kuala Lumpur is 8739 km.

It takes approximately 17h 17m to get from Athens to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 25m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur is 5h ahead of Athens. It is currently 10:34 PM in Athens and 3:34 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Etihad, Emirates, Saudia and two other airlines offer flights from Athens 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 Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 8739 km
  • Duration: 17h 17m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Qatar Airways, Malindo Airways and six other airlines fly from Athens to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 3400
Flights from Athens to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3400
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5500
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5500
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4200
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4100
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4100
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4100
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 3300
Flights from Athens to Singapore Changi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 3300
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
17h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Athens to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 3400
Flights from Athens to Singapore Changi via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4300
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4900
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Athens to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3400
Flights from Athens to Singapore Changi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Athens to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 3600
Flights from Athens to Singapore Changi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 3500
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Athens to Kuala Lumpur via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3600
Flights from Athens to Singapore Changi via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Penang
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5500
Flights from Athens to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4100
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Athens to Singapore Changi via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 5000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kuala Lumpur via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3400
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/
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 140
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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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