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There are 2 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to British Indian Ocean Territory by train or plane

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Train, fly to Male

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Male (MLE)

Train, fly to Gan Island

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Gan Island (GAN)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in British Indian Ocean Territory

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We have received no reports of travel restrictions in British Indian Ocean Territory. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for British Indian Ocean Territory.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for British Indian Ocean Territory.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for British Indian Ocean Territory relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in British Indian Ocean Territory, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for British Indian Ocean Territory

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within British Indian Ocean Territory. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within British Indian Ocean Territory, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for British Indian Ocean Territory

Last updated: September 27 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to British Indian Ocean Territory is to train and fly which costs RM 650 - RM 2000 and takes 11h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to British Indian Ocean Territory is to train and fly which costs RM 600 - RM 2900 and takes 7h 15m.

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It is approximately 3451 km to get from Kuala Lumpur to British Indian Ocean Territory.

It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Kuala Lumpur to British Indian Ocean Territory, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Male Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 10m.

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British Indian Ocean Territory is 2h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:14 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:14 PM in British Indian Ocean Territory.

AirAsia and Singapore Airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Male Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to British Indian Ocean Territory.
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  • Distance: 3451.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and British Indian Ocean Territory?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to British Indian Ocean Territory. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Male, take the walk to Ibrahim Nasir Airport, then take the ferry to Malé. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Gan Island, then take the drive to Hithadhoo.

Airlines
Maldivian
Website
maldivian.aero
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Male
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Singapore Changi, Male
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Male
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Male via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Colombo
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/

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