There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to New York by train, plane or bus

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 to New York JFK  •  24h 46m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to New York JFK (JFK) KUL - JFK

$622 - $982

Cheapest option

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Newark  •  26h 59m

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

$359 - $5,548

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Newark  •  25h 4m

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

$524 - $1,538

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to New York La Guardia  •  27h 34m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) KUL - LGA

$515 - $1,430

Train to Ipoh, fly to Newark  •  30h 22m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
  2. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Newark (EWR) IPH - EWR

$451 - $1,331

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark  •  26h 28m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Newark (EWR) SZB - EWR

$666 - $1,525

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Boston, train  •  29h 7m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Boston (BOS) KUL - BOS
  3. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station

$474 - $1,358

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Washington Dulles, train  •  30h 44m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) KUL - IAD
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station

$654 - $1,858

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to New York is to bus and fly which costs RM 1500 - RM 25000 and takes 26h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to New York is to train and fly which costs RM 2700 - RM 4300 and takes 24h 46m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and New York is 9448 miles.

It takes approximately 24h 46m to get from Kuala Lumpur to New York, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to New York JFK Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 25m and has one stopover.

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New York is 12h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 5:03 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 5:03 PM in New York.

Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, KLM and nine other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 2462+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $100 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 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to New York.
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  • Distance: 9448 miles
  • Duration: 24h 46m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and New York, NY, USA?

Firefly, Cathay Dragon and 10 other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to New York hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Tokyo Narita, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Tokyo Narita, Denver
Ave. Duration
24h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Delhi
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Tokyo Narita, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Tokyo Narita, Denver
Ave. Duration
24h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Tokyo Narita, Houston
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Newark via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Ipoh to Newark via Singapore Changi, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
25h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Tokyo Narita, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Tokyo Narita, Denver
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Tokyo Narita, Newark
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Tokyo Narita, Denver
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Tokyo Narita, Houston
Ave. Duration
25h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Tokyo Narita, Newark
Ave. Duration
25h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Tokyo Narita, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Incheon
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Incheon, Boston
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Incheon, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
26h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Incheon, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
26h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Incheon, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
27h 1m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Shanghai Pudong, Detroit
Ave. Duration
27h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Shanghai Pudong, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
27h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,100 - $4,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Boston
Ave. Duration
28h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Toronto
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Shanghai Pudong, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Incheon
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Incheon
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Incheon, Boston
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Incheon, Detroit
Ave. Duration
26h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Senai, Incheon, Detroit
Ave. Duration
29h 16m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,400 - $5,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Incheon
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Newark via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Delhi
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Tokyo Narita, Montreal
Ave. Duration
24h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Tokyo Narita, Montreal
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York La Guardia via Dubai, Boston
Ave. Duration
28h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Singapore Changi to Newark via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Flights from Ipoh to Newark via Singapore Changi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Newark
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from Ipoh to Newark via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Sultan Ismail Petra, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Sultan Syarif Kasim II, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newark via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Tokyo Narita, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Newark via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,200
Flights from Ipoh to Newark via Singapore Changi, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Newark via Penang, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Washington Dulles via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to New York JFK via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
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
$22
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg

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