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There are 4 ways to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) 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 to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8h 25m

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

RM 865 - RM 3954

Cheapest option

Fly to Singapore Changi, bus  •  13h 59m

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

RM 851 - RM 2267

2 alternative options

Fly to Ipoh, train  •  13h 37m

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

RM 1086 - RM 3024

Drive  •  5 days 21h

  1. Drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur 10705.9 km

RM 2100 - RM 3100

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Domestic travel is restricted within Malaysia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Limited international flights leaving United Arab Emirates began to resume from July 7.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Arab Emirates

Last updated: August 12 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs AED 750 - AED 3500 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs AED 750 - AED 3500 and takes 8h 25m.

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The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Kuala Lumpur is 5525 km. The road distance is 10705.9 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dubai Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h 15m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 4h ahead of Dubai Airport (DXB). It is currently 9:29 AM in Dubai Airport (DXB) and 1:29 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur is 10706 km. It takes approximately 5 days 21h to drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur.

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Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Dubai 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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Map of how to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 5525.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Dubai Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur. However, you can fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can fly to Singapore Changi, take the walk to Changi Airport PTB2, take the line 27 bus to UOB Tampines Ctr, take the walk to Tampines MRT, then take the bus to Kuala Lumpur.

Airlines
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 900 - RM 2600
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2200
Flights from Dubai to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3000
Flights from Dubai to Ipoh via Dhaka, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 3400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 2800
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2900
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 2700
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2400
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 2700
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 2400
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 2800
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2400
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 2100
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3400
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 1800
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi via Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1700
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 2100
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Dubai to Singapore Changi via Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 2600
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Dubai to Ipoh via Dhaka, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 850 - 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/
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
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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