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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey by train, plane, shuttle or bus

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Recommended option

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  25h 27m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to San Jose (SJC) KUL - SJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey

$534 - $968

Cheapest option

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to San Francisco, shuttle  •  25h 51m

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to San Francisco (SFO) SIN - SFO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$385 - $682

4 alternative options

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to San Francisco, shuttle  •  23h 3m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to San Francisco (SFO) KUL - SFO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$439 - $618

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Monterey  •  24h 52m

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

$711 - $1,317

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Monterey  •  27h 18m

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Monterey (MRY) SIN - MRY

$627 - $1,631

Train to Ipoh, fly to San Francisco, shuttle  •  28h 3m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
  2. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to San Francisco (SFO) IPH - SFO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$657 - $1,165

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey is to train and fly and shuttle which costs RM 1800 - RM 2600 and takes 23h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey is to train and fly and shuttle which costs RM 1800 - RM 2600 and takes 23h 3m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Monterey is 8564 miles.

It takes approximately 25h 27m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 43m and has one stopover.

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Monterey is 15h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 4:28 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 1:28 PM in Monterey.

Southwest Airlines, AirAsia X, Korean Air and 13 other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 788+ hotels available in Monterey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey.
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  • Distance: 8563.9 miles
  • Duration: 25h 27m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Monterey, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to San Jose, take the walk to San Jose International Airport, then take the shuttle to Monterey. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to San Francisco, take the walk to San Francisco International Airport, then take the shuttle to Monterey.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Tokyo Narita, Denver
Ave. Duration
25h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Tokyo Narita, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Tokyo Narita, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Incheon, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Xiamen, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 31m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Manila, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 49m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Taiwan Taoyuan, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Tokyo Narita, Denver
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Taiwan Taoyuan, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Hong Kong, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
19h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via Tokyo Haneda, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via Tokyo Narita, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Xiamen, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 34m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Ipoh to San Francisco via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 32m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Ipoh to San Francisco via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
21h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Ipoh to San Francisco via Singapore Changi, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Hong Kong, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Tokyo Narita, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Taiwan Taoyuan, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 58m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Guangzhou Baiyun, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
22h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Xiamen, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 31m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Manila, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 49m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Taiwan Taoyuan, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Taiwan Taoyuan, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Monterey via Hong Kong, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Hong Kong, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Hong Kong, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
27h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Ipoh to San Francisco via Singapore Changi, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Ipoh to San Francisco via Singapore Changi, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Tokyo Narita, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Incheon, Seattle
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Taiwan Taoyuan, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Ipoh to San Francisco via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Tokyo Narita, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Taiwan Taoyuan, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Xiamen, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 34m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Taiwan Taoyuan, Seattle
Ave. Duration
22h 4m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Monterey via Seattle
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Tokyo Narita, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Manila
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Jose via Taiwan Taoyuan, Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to San Francisco via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
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/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$5 - $7
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$10 - $12
Bus operators
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Jose International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Online Discount
$39
Standard Rate
$44
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $55
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Online Discount
$50
Standard Rate
$55
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg

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