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There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kilimanjaro by train, plane or bus

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kilimanjaro, travel  •  19h 58m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) KUL - JRO
  3. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro

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Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kilimanjaro, travel  •  23h 40m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) SZB - JRO
  2. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Arusha, travel  •  21h 57m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Arusha (ARK) KUL - ARK
  3. Travel from Arusha to Kilimanjaro

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Nairobi, bus, travel  •  23h 35m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Nairobi (NBO) KUL - NBO
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Namanga
  4. Travel from Namanga to Kilimanjaro

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Mombasa, train, travel  •  25h 4m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Mombasa (MBA) KUL - MBA
  3. Take the train from Mombasa to Kibwezi
  4. Travel from Kibwezi to Kilimanjaro

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

Last updated: August 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kilimanjaro is 7184 km.

It takes approximately 19h 58m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kilimanjaro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kilimanjaro Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 5m and has one stopover.

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Kilimanjaro is 5h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 3:44 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:44 PM in Kilimanjaro.

Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kilimanjaro Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Kilimanjaro. 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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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kilimanjaro.
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  • Distance: 7183.9 km
  • Duration: 19h 58m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Kilimanjaro, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Kilimanjaro. However, you can take the train to KLIA T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Kilimanjaro, then take the travel to Kilimanjaro. Alternatively, you can take the train to Terminal Skypark Komuter Station, take the walk to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport, fly to Kilimanjaro, then take the travel to Kilimanjaro.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kilimanjaro via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kilimanjaro via Penang, Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kilimanjaro via Langkawi, Penang, Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kilimanjaro via Senai, Kuala Lumpur, Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kilimanjaro via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur, Doha
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mombasa via Penang, Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kilimanjaro via Singapore Changi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kilimanjaro via Penang, Singapore Changi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Singapore Changi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mombasa via Singapore Changi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 42m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mombasa via Jeddah, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mombasa via Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mombasa via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mombasa via Muscat, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arusha via Dubai, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arusha via Doha, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arusha via Muscat, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Air Excel
Website
airexcelonline.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arusha via Doha, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arusha via Singapore Changi, Addis Ababa, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arusha via Doha, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arusha via Muscat, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Muscat
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mombasa via Muscat, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
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/
Kenya Railways
Phone
0709 388 888
Email
info@krc.co.ke
Website
krc.co.ke
Train from Mombasa to Kibwezi
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
metickets.krc.co.ke
Bus operators
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Phone
+254 203 555 780
Email
info@marangushuttles.com
Website
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Nairobi to Namanga
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com

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