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

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Fly Geneva to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  18h 56m

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

RM 1680 - RM 3334

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Train to Zurich, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) ZRH - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 1528 - RM 2744

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Train to Lyon, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) LYS - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 2285 - RM 4956

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  22h 24m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) MXP - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 2296 - RM 4458

Train to Basel, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  21h 13m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) BSL - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 2281 - RM 5080

Fly Geneva to Singapore Changi, bus  •  23h 20m

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

RM 1743 - RM 3384

Switzerland → Malaysia
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International entry into Malaysia from Switzerland

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Conditions of entry into Malaysia from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact tracing purposes
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Malaysia from Switzerland is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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, returning to Switzerland from Malaysia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Feb 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur is to train and fly which costs SFr 340 - SFr 650 and takes 20h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which takes 18h 56m and costs SFr 370 - SFr 750.

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The distance between Geneva and Kuala Lumpur is 10181 km.

It takes approximately 18h 56m to get from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 30m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur is 7h ahead of Geneva. It is currently 2:20 AM in Geneva and 9:20 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

SilkAir, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 5062+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 10181.3 km
  • Duration: 18h 56m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur. However, you can take the train to Genève-Aéroport, take the walk to Geneva airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3600
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3200
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3700
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 2800
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4300
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 5500
Flights from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4600
Flights from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Frankfurt, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4400
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 5500
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Munich, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 5500
Flights from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur via Paris CDG, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 6000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4800
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4100
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4100
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3200
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Doha, Penang
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3200
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 2800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 3600
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3700
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4400
Flights from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4600
Flights from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 4900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4000
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3600
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 3500
Flights from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4000
Flights from Basel to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4600
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3600
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 3900
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Kuala Lumpur via Zurich, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4700
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 6000
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4200
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 5000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Kuala Lumpur via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4400
Flights from Basel to Kuala Lumpur via Amsterdam Schiphol, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4400
Flights from Basel to Kuala Lumpur via Amsterdam Schiphol, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4000
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur via Phuket
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 4600
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur via Paris CDG, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4200
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4100
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Geneva to Singapore Changi via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 6000
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/
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 390 - RM 700
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 430
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 800
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 550
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 230
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
RM 190 - RM 230
1st Class
RM 180 - RM 210
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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