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There are 3 ways to get from Klia to Son Doong Cave 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  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Dong Hoi (VDH) KUL - VDH

$122 - $163

2 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
  3. Take the bus from Satun to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Loeng Nok Tha
  5. Drive from Loeng Nok Tha to Savannakhet
  6. Take the bus from Savannakhet to Hue - Sinh Tourist Office
  7. Take the train from Hue to Dong Hoi

Drive  •  35h 4m

  1. Drive from Klia to Son Doong Cave 2554.8 km

$190 - $280

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Malaysia. Leaving Malaysia may be in violation of local restrictions.

Last updated: March 3 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Klia to Son Doong Cave is to fly which costs RM 490 - RM 700 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Klia to Son Doong Cave is to fly which costs RM 490 - RM 700 and takes 5h 36m.

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The distance between Klia and Son Doong Cave is 1710 km. The road distance is 2554.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Klia to Son Doong Cave, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Dong Hoi Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Klia to Son Doong Cave is 2555 km. It takes approximately 35h 4m to drive from Klia to Son Doong Cave.

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Malaysia Airlines, Vietjet Air, AirAsia and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Son Doong Cave. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Klia to Son Doong Cave.
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  • Distance: 1709.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Klia, Malaysia and Son Doong Cave, Vietnam?

Vietnam Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and three other airlines fly from Klia to Son Doong Cave every 3 hours.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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
$9 - $14
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $21
Platinum
$24 - $28
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hue to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$6 - $9
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$6 - $9
Bed, air-conditioned
$12 - $18
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Satun to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Loeng Nok Tha
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Chan Tour
Phone
086-304-7026
Website
chantour.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Loeng Nok Tha
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chantour.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Savannakhet to Hue - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn

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