There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to China by train, plane, ferry or car

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Train, fly to Shenzhen  •  7 h 35 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 Hong Kong  •  7 h 48 min

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

$70 - $229

Train, fly to Guangzhou  •  7 h 56 min

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

$67 - $253

Train, fly to Chengdu  •  7 h 54 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 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

Drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai 3192.3 miles

$460 - $700

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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 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to China is to train and fly which costs RM 270 - RM 750 and takes 7 h 35 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 35 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 3 h 45 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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SilkAir, Xiamen Airlines, Scoot Tigerair and three other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Shenzhen Airport.

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  • Distance: 2224.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 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 Hong Kong, take the walk to Hong Kong Airport Terminal Two, take the bus to Huanggang Entry Port, then take the line 9 subway to Shenzhen.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Kuching
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
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
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Penang
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Singapore
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 Hong Kong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $340
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.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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