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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Noi Bai International  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Noi Bai International (HAN) KUL - HAN

$71 - $128

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Haiphong, bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Haiphong (HPH) KUL - HPH
  3. Take the bus from Hai Phong bus station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station

$92 - $160

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Noi Bai International (HAN) SZB - HAN

$82 - $255

Train, bus via Hat Yai  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction
  4. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Khai
  5. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$91 - $243

Bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Chee Road
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
  4. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi

$89 - $114

Train, bus  •  3 days 10h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$3,560 - $3,561

Train, bus #2  •  3 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Nan
  3. Take the bus from Nan to Luang Prabang - Naluang Station
  4. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Hanoi

$3,600 - $3,611

Drive  •  38h 45m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi Nuoc Ngam 2822.2 km

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi is to train and fly which costs RM 300 - RM 550 and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi is to train and fly which costs RM 300 - RM 550 and takes 6h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Ha Noi via Hat Yai Clock Tower, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mukdahan and Savannakhet Laos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12h.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Hanoi is 2039 km. The road distance is 2822.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 12h and costs RM 380 - RM 490.

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It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Hentian Duta station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi is to fly which takes 11h 35m and costs RM 350 - RM 1100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 380 - RM 490 and takes 2 days 12h.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Noi Bai International Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, arrive at Ha Noi station.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi.
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  • Distance: 2038.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Hanoi, Vietnam?

Malindo Airways, Firefly and nine other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi via Hat Yai Chee Road, Hat Yai Clock Tower, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mukdahan, and Savannakhet Laos in around 2 days 12h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Haiphong via Dalat
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Senai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Penang, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Penang, Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Penang, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Noi Bai International via Penang, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $30
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$17 - $24
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$7 - $11
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$23 - $30
Train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $60
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$24 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$15 - $22
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$40 - $60
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $50
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$22 - $30
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$13 - $18
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$35 - $50
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Hai Au Bus
Phone
02253.717717
Email
cskh@haiaubus.vn
Website
haiaubus.vn
Bus from Hai Phong bus station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
haiaubus.vn
Book at
baolau.com
Huyen Chau
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Thaisanuan Tour
Phone
+66 2936-0582
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$24
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Nan
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$19
Supreme
$25
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
12go.asia
Naluang
Phone
856071212979
Website
naluangstation.com
Bus from Nan to Luang Prabang - Naluang Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
naluangstation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
naluangstation.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Hanoi is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 10:57 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 9:57 PM in Hanoi.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi is 2822 km. It takes approximately 38h 45m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and four other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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There are 2423+ hotels available in Hanoi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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