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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Port Douglas by train, plane or bus

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Cairns, bus  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Cairns (CNS) KUL - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

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Bus to Kuantan, fly to Cairns, bus  •  26h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to UMP Gambang
  2. Fly from Kuantan (KUA) to Cairns (CNS) KUA - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cairns, bus  •  20h 54m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Cairns (CNS) SZB - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

Train to Ipoh, fly to Cairns, bus  •  24h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
  2. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Cairns (CNS) IPH - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Cairns, bus  •  17h 32m

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Tampines MRT
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Cairns (CNS) SIN - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Cooktown, bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Cooktown (CTN) KUL - CTN
  3. Take the bus from Cooktown to Mossman

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Port Douglas is to train and fly and bus which costs RM 900 - RM 2900 and takes 14h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Port Douglas is to train and fly and bus which takes 14h 42m and costs RM 900 - RM 2900.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Port Douglas is 5430 km.

It takes approximately 14h 42m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Port Douglas, including transfers.

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Port Douglas is 2h ahead of Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 4:05 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 6:05 AM in Port Douglas.

There are 444+ hotels available in Port Douglas. Prices start at $138 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Port Douglas.
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  • Distance: 5429.6 km
  • Duration: 14h 42m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Port Douglas, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Port Douglas. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Cairns, take the walk to Cairns Airport, take the shuttle to Cairns Central Shopping Complex, take the walk to Cairns, take the bus to Port Douglas, then take the taxi to Port Douglas. Alternatively, you can take the bus to UMP Gambang, take the taxi to Kuantan airport, fly to Cairns, take the walk to Cairns Airport, take the shuttle to Cairns Central Shopping Complex, take the walk to Cairns, take the bus to Port Douglas, then take the taxi to Port Douglas.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Kuantan to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Kuantan to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cairns via Penang, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cairns via Langkawi, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Ipoh to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $7,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cairns via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Kuantan to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cairns via Hang Nadim, Soekarno–Hatta, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cairns via Hang Nadim, Juanda International, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Ipoh to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cairns via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
Hinterland Aviation
Website
hinterlandaviation.com.au
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cooktown via Adelaide, Cairns
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cooktown via Ngurah Rai, Cairns
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cooktown via Perth, Cairns
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cooktown via Singapore Changi, Cairns
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cairns via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Kuantan to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cairns via Hang Nadim, Soekarno–Hatta, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cairns via Hang Nadim, Juanda International, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Ipoh to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Air Niugini
Website
airniugini.com.pg
Flights from Ipoh to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Port Moresby
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cairns via Port Moresby
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Email
CustomerEnquiry@KLIAekspres.com
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
https://www.kliaekspres.com
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/klia-ekspres
KTM Intercity
Phone
+60 3 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my
Shuttle
$2 - $3
Express Economy
$6 - $7
Express First
$13
KTM ETS
Phone
+60 3 2267 1200
Email
callcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$9
Gold
$12
Platinum
$15 - $16
Bus operators
Trans North Bus & Coach
Phone
+61 7 3036 2070
Website
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cairns to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
https://www.transnorthbus.com.au/
Book at
https://www.tnbc.com.au/
Bus from Cooktown to Mossman
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
https://www.transnorthbus.com.au/
Book at
https://www.tnbc.com.au/
LA Holidays
Phone
+ 6012-389 5689
Email
general@laholidays.com.my
Website
laholidays.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to UMP Gambang
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
laholidays.my
Book at
easybook.com
City Express
Phone
+6069517073
Website
cityexpress.com.my
Bus from KL Sentral to Tampines MRT
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
cityexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com

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