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There are 4 ways to get from Korea to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train or car

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Fly from Daegu, train  •  9h 17m

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

RM 726 - RM 1603

Cheapest option

Fly from Incheon, train  •  10h 23m

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

RM 547 - RM 3175

2 alternative options

Fly from Gimhae, train  •  10h 15m

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

RM 646 - RM 1467

Drive  •  3 days 8h

  1. Drive from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur 6790.9 km

RM 3400 - RM 5000

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Korea to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ₩180,000 - ₩420,000 and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Korea to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ₩200,000 - ₩460,000 and takes 9h 17m.

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The distance between Korea and Kuala Lumpur is 4692 km. The road distance is 6790.9 km.

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It takes approximately 9h 17m to get from Korea to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Daegu Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 25m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Korea to Kuala Lumpur is 6791 km. It takes approximately 3 days 8h to drive from Korea to Kuala Lumpur.

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Shanghai Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Vietjet Air and eight other airlines offer flights from Daegu 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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The best way to get from Korea to Daegu Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₩11,000 - ₩14,000.

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Map of how to get from Korea to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 4692.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 17m

What companies run services between Korea and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Korea to Kuala Lumpur. However, you can take the taxi to Daegu airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can take the line 1 subway to Hadan Station, take the walk to Hadan Station, take the bus to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal, take the walk to Gimhae airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur.

Airlines
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 1700
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 1700
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 1800
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 1400
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3800
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3800
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 5500
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 2500
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3900
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4200
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 2500
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3600
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 2500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 5500
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 4700
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 3200
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2200
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 4400
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Daegu to Kuala Lumpur via Danang
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 4400
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3200
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3600
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 2300
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Changsha
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 3000
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/

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