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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul 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  •  13h 54m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) IST - KUL
  2. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

$230 - $498

4 alternative options

Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  17h 16m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) IST - SZB

$802 - $3,704

Fly to Ipoh, train  •  22h 58m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ipoh (IPH) IST - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

$757 - $2,311

Fly to Kuantan, bus  •  19h 25m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kuantan (KUA) IST - KUA
  2. Take the bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$415 - $1,118

Fly to Singapore Changi, bus  •  19h 40m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Singapore Changi (SIN) IST - SIN
  2. Take the bus from Tampines MRT Station to 5 Element Hotel

$289 - $1,121

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs 1.300 ₺ - 2.900 ₺ and takes 13h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs 1.300 ₺ - 2.900 ₺ and takes 13h 54m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kuala Lumpur is 8335 km.

It takes approximately 13h 54m to get from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 30m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 5h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 1:17 PM in Istanbul and 6:17 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Emirates and seven other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4621+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 5209.7 miles
  • Duration: 13h 54m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Turkish Airlines, Firefly and 10 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Suvarnabhumi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Abu Dhabi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Suvarnabhumi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Doha, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Singapore Changi via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Singapore Changi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ipoh via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ipoh via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Muscat, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Penang
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Suvarnabhumi, Penang
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $950
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $950
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ipoh via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ipoh via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuantan via Doha, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Singapore Changi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuala Lumpur via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ipoh via Abu Dhabi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
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 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Etika Express
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Universiti Malaysia Pahang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from Tampines MRT Station to 5 Element Hotel
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg

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