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There are 6 ways to get from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Cairo to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  15h 28m

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

RM 1338 - RM 3051

Cheapest option

Fly Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  21h 22m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) CAI - SZB

RM 1306 - RM 3007

4 alternative options

Train to Borg El Arab, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  21h 18m

  1. Take the train from Cairo to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HBE - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 1965 - RM 4103

Fly Cairo to Kuantan, bus  •  23h 10m

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

RM 1469 - RM 3386

Fly Cairo to Ipoh, train  •  24h 28m

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

RM 1636 - RM 4036

Drive  •  6 days 2h

  1. Drive from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur 11206.1 km

RM 2100 - RM 3100

Egypt → Malaysia
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No, entry into Malaysia from Egypt is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kuala Lumpur is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kuala Lumpur is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kuala Lumpur is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Egypt from Malaysia.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $330 - $800 and takes 15h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $330 - $800 and takes 15h 28m.

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The distance between Cairo and Kuala Lumpur is 7954 km. The road distance is 11206.1 km.

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It takes approximately 15h 28m to get from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cairo Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 15m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur is 6h ahead of Cairo. It is currently 10:35 PM in Cairo and 4:35 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Kuala Lumpur is 11206 km. It takes approximately 6 days 2h to drive from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur.

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Etihad, Oman Air, Saudia and two other airlines offer flights from Cairo Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4652+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 7954.4 km
  • Duration: 15h 28m

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines and six other airlines fly from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 2900
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3500
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3000
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3400
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3400
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 2900
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Guangzhou Baiyun, Penang
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5000
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3000
Flights from Borg El Arab to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4000
Flights from Borg El Arab to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4200
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4300
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3200
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3500
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 2900
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3000
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3400
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3400
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Guangzhou Baiyun, Penang
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5000
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 2900
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4300
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Borg El Arab to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4200
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Doha, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 3600
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4300
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3400
Flights from Borg El Arab to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4400
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
22h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3800
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4300
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3200
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 3100
Flights from Borg El Arab to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4000
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4300
Flights from Cairo to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3200
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Cairo to Ipoh via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 7m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5000
Flights from Cairo to Ipoh via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3900
Flights from Cairo to Ipoh via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 6000
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur via Medina
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5500
Flights from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5500
Flights from Borg El Arab to Kuala Lumpur via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 7000
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Cairo to Ipoh via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3900
Flights from Cairo to Ipoh via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 6000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 2900
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Cairo to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Cairo to Ipoh via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5000
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/
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 5 - RM 19
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Special Express
RM 12 - RM 19
Express
RM 7 - RM 14
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 32 - RM 37
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 24 - RM 26
Gold
RM 32 - 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
busonlineticket.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
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 26
Schedules at
redbus.my

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