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There are 5 ways to get from Christchurch 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 to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  16h 35m

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

RM 699 - RM 1769

4 alternative options

Fly to Kuantan, bus  •  25h 32m

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

RM 1025 - RM 1894

Fly to Ipoh, train  •  25h 22m

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

RM 1038 - RM 1857

Fly to Singapore Changi, bus  •  19h 34m

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

RM 912 - RM 2319

Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  19h 15m

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) CHC - SZB

RM 1217 - RM 3225

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The cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $250 - $650 and takes 16h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $250 - $650 and takes 16h 35m.

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The distance between Christchurch and Kuala Lumpur is 8733 km.

It takes approximately 16h 35m to get from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Christchurch Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 55m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur is 4h behind Christchurch. It is currently 5:29 PM in Christchurch and 1:29 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Jetstar, Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and five other airlines offer flights from Christchurch Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 3248+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Christchurch to Christchurch Airport is to line 29 bus which takes 30 min and costs $5.

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Map of how to get from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 8733.4 km
  • Duration: 16h 35m

What companies run services between Christchurch, New Zealand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and six other airlines fly from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur every 4 hours.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2600
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2600
Flights from Christchurch to Kuantan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3000
Flights from Christchurch to Kuantan via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
Flights from Christchurch to Kuantan via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3000
Flights from Christchurch to Kuantan via Auckland, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3100
Flights from Christchurch to Kuantan via Sydney, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3000
Flights from Christchurch to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
Flights from Christchurch to Ipoh via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3100
Flights from Christchurch to Ipoh via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
Flights from Christchurch to Ipoh via Auckland, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3100
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 2700
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore Changi via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2200
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2600
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur via Auckland, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3900
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 2700
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore Changi via Auckland
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Christchurch to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3200
Flights from Christchurch to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Auckland, Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4800
Flights from Christchurch to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3200
Flights from Christchurch to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Melbourne, Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3200
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Christchurch to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Brisbane, Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 20000
Flights from Christchurch to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 19000
Flights from Christchurch to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Guangzhou Baiyun, Penang
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 7500
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Christchurch to Kuantan via Sydney, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 1800
Flights from Christchurch to Ipoh via Sydney, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 1800
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore Changi via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 13000
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore Changi via Sydney
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 13000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3800
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur via Sydney
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Christchurch to Ipoh via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4200
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore Changi via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2200
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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