There are 2 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching by train or plane

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 to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  3 h 35 min

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

$27 - $82

1 alternative option

Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kuching (KCH) SZB - KCH

$54 - $406

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching is to train and fly which costs RM 110 - RM 340 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching is to train and fly which costs RM 110 - RM 340 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kuching is 976 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kuching Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kuching Airport.

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There are 222+ hotels available in Kuching. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 5.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching.
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  • Distance: 610 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching via Sibu
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuching via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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

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