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

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  3h 48m

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

RM 193 - RM 580

1 alternative option

Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  5h

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Kuching (KCH) SZB - KCH

RM 319 - RM 1456

Kuala Lumpur → Kuching
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Yes, travel within Malaysia is currently allowed.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Kuching is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kuching is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kuching is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 03 88810200.

Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.
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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching is to train and fly which costs RM 190 - RM 600 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching is to train and fly which costs RM 190 - RM 600 and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kuching is 976 km.

It takes approximately 3h 48m 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 1h 45m.

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

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There are 288+ hotels available in Kuching. Prices start at RM 500 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 Kuching.
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  • Distance: 976.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

Malindo Airways, Firefly and three other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 480
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching via Sibu
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 480
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 480
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 480
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching via Supadio
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 480
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 280 - RM 1400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 340 - RM 1900
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 360 - RM 2000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 400 - RM 2400
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 550
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 490 - RM 2200
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2500
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 230 - RM 650
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Penang, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 1800
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
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/

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