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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to China by train, plane, ferry, night 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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Train, fly to Shenzhen  •  7 h 55 min

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

$66 - $179

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Train, fly to Guangzhou Baiyun  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) KUL - CAN

$67 - $253

Train, fly to Chengdu  •  7 h 49 min

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

$107 - $349

Train, fly to Hong Kong  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hong Kong (HKG) KUL - HKG
  3. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station

$86 - $237

Train, fly to Wuhan  •  8 h 30 min

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

$96 - $349

Train, fly to Macau, ferry  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Macau (MFM) KUL - MFM
  3. Take the ferry from Taipa to Shekou

$101 - $209

Train, night train, bus  •  3 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  4. Take the train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao

$3,774 - $3,877

Train, night train, bus via Yichun  •  4 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  4. Take the train from Kunming South to Yichun
  5. Take the train from Yichun to Shanghai South K79

$3,737 - $3,819

Drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai 3192.3 miles

$460 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to China is to train and fly which costs RM 270 - RM 750 and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to China is to train and fly which costs RM 440 - RM 1500 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and China is 3559 km. The road distance is 5107.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Shenzhen Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to China is 5108 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14 h to drive from Kuala Lumpur to China.

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Malaysia Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, SilkAir and four other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Shenzhen Airport.

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  • Distance: 2224.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Shenzhen, take the walk to Airport East, then take the line 1 subway to Shenzhen. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Guangzhou Baiyun, take the walk to Guangzhou Airport South, take the line 3 subway to Yantang, then take the line 6 subway to Guangzhou.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Kuching
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun via Senai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Changsha
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun via Changsha
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Penang
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou Baiyun via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$150 - $180
1st Class Seat
$250 - $290
Business Class Seat
$470 - $550
Train from Kunming South to Yichun
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$85 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $170
Business Class Seat
$260 - $320
Eastern and Oriental Express
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
Ave. Duration
41 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3,500
Schedules at
belmond.com
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yichun to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
14 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $22
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Ferry operators
Yuet Tong
Website
ytmacau.com
Ferry from Taipa to Shekou
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
ytmacau.com
Hong Kong TurboJET
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to Shekou
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk

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