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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  •  3h 30m

  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 Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  5h 16m

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

$54 - $408

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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 3h 30m.

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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 3h 30m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kuching is 976 km.

It takes approximately 3h 30m 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 35m.

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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 239+ hotels available in Kuching. Prices start at $14 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 30m 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: 610 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Firefly, Malaysia Airlines 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 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuching via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com

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