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There are 7 ways to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, ferry 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 Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) CGK - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$36 - $140

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Train to Husein Sastranegara, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Jakarta Gambir to Bandung
  2. Fly from Husein Sastranegara (BDO) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) BDO - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$42 - $207

Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) CGK - SZB

$89 - $1,406

Ferry, bus  •  43h 19m

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Batu Ampar
  2. Take the ferry from Sekupang to HarbourFront
  3. Take the bus from HarbourFront to Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur

$61 - $113

Ferry, bus via Tanjung Balai Karimun  •  46h 42m

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Tanjung Balai Karimun
  2. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hello Kitty Town to Swiss-Garden Hotel KL

$52 - $100

Ferry, train  •  47h 1m

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Batu Ampar
  2. Take the ferry from Batam Centre to Johor Bahru
  3. Take the train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Pulau Sebang/Tampin
  4. Take the train from Pulau Sebang to KL Sentral

$45 - $97

Ferry, train via Dumai  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Tanjung Balai Karimun
  2. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Dumai
  3. Take the ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
  4. Take the train from Pelabuhan Klang to KL Sentral

$75 - $126

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs Rp500000 - Rp2200000 and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs Rp500000 - Rp2200000 and takes 5h 35m.

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The distance between Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur is 1187 km.

The best way to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 43h 19m and costs Rp900000 - Rp1800000.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h ahead of Jakarta. It is currently 10:37 PM in Jakarta and 11:37 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

KLM, Garuda Indonesia, Malindo Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4324+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jakarta to Soekarno–Hatta Airport is to bus which takes 45m and costs Rp40000.

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Map of how to get from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 741.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Jakarta, Indonesia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Husein Sastranegara to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
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
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Jakarta Gambir to Bandung
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$6 - $13
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Pulau Sebang/Tampin
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$4 - $7
Superior Night
$6 - $9
Premier
$10 - $11
Premier Night
$14 - $17
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Pulau Sebang to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pelabuhan Klang to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pulau Sebang to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $6
Platinum
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Aeroline
Website
aeroline.com.my
Bus from HarbourFront to Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
aeroline.com.my
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Hello Kitty Town to Swiss-Garden Hotel KL
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Batu Ampar
Ave. Duration
33h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
35h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $70
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Majestic Fast Ferry
Website
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Ferry from Sekupang to HarbourFront
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Sekupang to Singapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
Tobindo Ferry Service
Website
easybook.com
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
easybook.com
Citra Indomas
Ferry from Batam Centre to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
tripbooking.co.id
Book at
easybook.com
Batam Jet
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Dumai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Tunas Rupat
Email
tunasrupat@hotmail.com
Website
tunasrupat.com
Ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com

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