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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Marawi City by plane, bus, ferry or taxi

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Fly Kuala Lumpur to Laguindingan, bus  •  12h 47m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Laguindingan (CGY) KUL - CGY
  2. Take the bus from Cagayan Airport to Iligan

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Fly Kuala Lumpur to Ozamis, ferry  •  14h 56m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Ozamis (OZC) KUL - OZC
  2. Take the ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port

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Fly Kuala Lumpur to Cotabato, taxi  •  13h 19m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Cotabato (CBO) KUL - CBO
  2. Take a taxi from Cotabato to Marawi City

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Davao, taxi  •  13h 46m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Davao (DVO) KUL - DVO
  2. Take a taxi from Davao to Marawi City

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Pagadian, taxi  •  13h 25m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Pagadian (PAG) KUL - PAG
  2. Take a taxi from Pagadian to Marawi City

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Dipolog, taxi  •  14h 42m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Dipolog (DPL) KUL - DPL
  2. Take a taxi from Dipolog to Marawi City

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Davao, taxi  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Davao (DVO) SIN - DVO
  3. Take a taxi from Davao to Marawi City
Malaysia → Philippines
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International entry into Philippines from Malaysia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Conditions of entry into Philippines from Malaysia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival. Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact tracing purposes
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Philippines: Davao, Province of Cebu
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival. Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact tracing purposes
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Philippines: Davao, Province of Cebu
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from Philippines

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Rules to follow in Philippines

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Philippines from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Marawi City is 02 894-26843.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Marawi City is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Marawi City is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 02 894-26843.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Philippines is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Department of Health Philippines.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Marawi City is to fly and ferry which costs RM 370 - RM 1200 and takes 14h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Marawi City is to fly and bus which takes 12h 47m and costs RM 500 - RM 1100.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Marawi City is 2557 km.

It takes approximately 12h 47m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Marawi City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Laguindingan Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 25m and has one stopover.

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Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Cebgo and three other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Laguindingan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Marawi City.
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  • Distance: 2557 km
  • Duration: 12h 47m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Marawi City, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Marawi City. However, you can take the train to Bandar Tasik Selatan, take the walk to TBS Kuala Lumpur, take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Laguindingan, take the walk to Cagayan Airport, take the bus to Iligan, then take the taxi to Marawi City. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bandar Tasik Selatan, take the walk to TBS Kuala Lumpur, take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Ozamis, take the drive to Ozamis Pier, take the ferry to Iligan Port, then take the drive to Marawi City.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Laguindingan via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱5,000 - ₱16,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ozamis via Manila
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱4,500 - ₱16,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cotabato via Manila
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱12,000 - ₱37,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱5,000 - ₱18,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pagadian via Manila
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱5,500 - ₱20,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱6,500 - ₱23,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Davao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱5,000 - ₱17,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Laguindingan via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱7,500 - ₱25,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ozamis via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱4,500 - ₱16,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ozamis via Singapore Changi, Manila
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱3,900 - ₱12,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cotabato via Manila
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱12,000 - ₱42,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱8,000 - ₱25,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pagadian via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱5,500 - ₱20,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱6,500 - ₱23,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱7,500 - ₱16,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Davao via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱6,500 - ₱20,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Davao
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱6,500 - ₱12,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Laguindingan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱5,000 - ₱16,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱6,500 - ₱20,000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Laguindingan via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱7,500 - ₱25,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱8,500 - ₱27,000
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Davao via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱3,800 - ₱12,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Davao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱4,100 - ₱8,000
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Laguindingan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱5,000 - ₱16,000
Bus operators
Super Five Bus
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cagayan Airport to Iligan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱135
Schedules at
facebook.com
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱1,175
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Ferry operators
Trans Asia
Website
barkota.com
Ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
barkota.com
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
₱230 - ₱400
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
₱230
Tourist
₱310
Cabin
₱400
Suite Room
₱920
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱200 - ₱900
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Mega Value Class
₱300 - ₱400
Super Value Class
₱200 - ₱300
Tourist Class
₱500 - ₱800
Cabin for 4
₱700 - ₱900
Other operators
Taxi from Cotabato to Marawi City
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱2,900

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