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There are 4 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Alba Iulia by train, plane, shuttle 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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Train, fly to Cluj-Napoca, shuttle  •  21h 14m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) KUL - CLJ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Cluj Airport to Alba Iulia

$403 - $1,053

3 alternative options

Train, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  26h 34m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) KUL - OTP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Sinaia
  4. Take the train from Sinaia to Alba Iulia

$450 - $1,059

Train, fly to Sibiu, bus  •  24h 5m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sibiu (SBZ) KUL - SBZ
  3. Take the bus from Sibiu to Sebeș, Sebes

$517 - $1,133

Train, fly to Belgrade, bus  •  28h 14m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Belgrade (BEG) KUL - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade Airport to Timisoara Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Timişoara Nord to Alba Iulia

$450 - $1,143

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Alba Iulia is to train and fly and shuttle which costs RM 1600 - RM 4500 and takes 21h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Alba Iulia is to train and fly and shuttle which costs RM 1600 - RM 4500 and takes 21h 14m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Alba Iulia is 8840 km.

It takes approximately 21h 14m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Alba Iulia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 55m and has one stopover.

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Alba Iulia is 5h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 8:13 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 3:13 PM in Alba Iulia.

AirAsia, SilkAir, Malaysia Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in Alba Iulia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Alba Iulia.
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  • Distance: 8840.3 km
  • Duration: 21h 14m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Alba Iulia, Romania?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Alba Iulia. However, you can take the train to KLIA T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Cluj-Napoca, take the walk to Cluj Airport, then take the shuttle to Alba Iulia. Alternatively, you can take the train to KLIA T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, take the walk to Otopeni Airport, take the bus to Sinaia, take the walk to Sinaia, then take the train to Alba Iulia.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Singapore Changi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Belgrade via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Doha, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Doha, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Istanbul Ataturk, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Tehran Imam Khomeini, Istanbul Ataturk, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Doha, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Doha, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Istanbul Ataturk, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Belgrade via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk, Bari
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Dubai, Larnaca
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Doha, Larnaca
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Doha, Vienna
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Istanbul Ataturk, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Bengaluru, Munich
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Jeddah, Munich
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Dubai, Munich
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Doha, Munich
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Istanbul Ataturk, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Istanbul Ataturk, Vienna
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Sharjah, Vienna
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibiu via Abu Dhabi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bucharest Otopeni via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Belgrade via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bucharest Otopeni via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Belgrade via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cluj-Napoca via Singapore Changi, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Belgrade via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Belgrade via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Sinaia to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$21 - $24
Train from Timişoara Nord to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$6 - $8
1st Class
$17 - $20
Bus operators
Aerotran Pass
Phone
+4 0758 928 530
Email
aerotrans_pass@yahoo.com
Website
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Shuttle from Cluj Airport to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $90
Schedules at
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Otopeni Airport to Sinaia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sibiu to Sebeș, Sebes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Christian Transfers
Website
christiantransfers.ro
Bus from Belgrade Airport to Timisoara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
$35 - $55
Private Shuttle
$110 - $160

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