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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok by train, plane, bus or car

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 Gimhae, bus  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Gimhae (PUS) KUL - PUS
  3. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Samcheok

₩698,787 - ₩854,529

Cheapest option

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Seoul Gimpo, train, bus  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) KUL - GMP
  3. Take the train from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station
  4. Take the bus from Gangneung to Samcheok

₩169,987 - ₩381,429

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Incheon, train, bus  •  15h

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Incheon (ICN) KUL - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
  4. Take the train from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station
  5. Take the bus from Gangneung to Samcheok

₩182,287 - ₩914,529

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Daegu, bus  •  17h 22m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Daegu (TAE) KUL - TAE
  3. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Samcheok

₩190,787 - ₩397,629

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Gimhae, bus  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Gimhae (PUS) SIN - PUS
  3. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Samcheok

₩306,341 - ₩449,941

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Wonju, train, bus  •  18h 36m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Wonju (WJU) KUL - WJU
  3. Take the train from Hoengseong Station to Gangneung Station
  4. Take the bus from Gangneung to Samcheok

₩176,587 - ₩392,029

Drive  •  3 days 11h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok 7203.9 km

₩1000,000 - ₩1500,000

Malaysia → South Korea
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Conditions of entry to South Korea

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into South Korea from Malaysia is currently restricted.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Samcheok is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samcheok is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samcheok is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1339.

Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea.
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To the best of our knowledge, these details are correct as of the last update: 21 Sep 2020.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok is to train and fly and bus which costs RM 600 - RM 1400 and takes 16h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok is to train and fly and bus which costs RM 600 - RM 3300 and takes 15h.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Samcheok is 4732 km. The road distance is 7203.9 km.

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It takes approximately 15h 24m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 30m.

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Samcheok is 1h ahead of Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 4:24 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 5:24 PM in Samcheok.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok is 7204 km. It takes approximately 3 days 11h to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok.

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AirAsia X, Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Samcheok. Prices start at ₩105,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok.
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  • Distance: 4731.6 km
  • Duration: 15h 24m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Samcheok, South Korea?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Samcheok. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Gimhae, take the walk to Gimhae International Airport Station, take the subway to Daejeo Station, take the line 3 subway to Yeonsan Station, take the subway to Nopo Station, take the walk to Busan Central Bus Terminal, then take the bus to Samcheok. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the train to Seoul Station, take the train to Gangneung Station, take the walk to Gangneung Station, take the line 302 bus to Gangneung Bus Terminal, take the walk to Gangneung, then take the bus to Samcheok.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩350,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Xiamen, Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Fuzhou, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju, Yosu
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩320,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Suvarnabhumi, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Gimhae via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wonju via Shanghai Pudong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩340,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wonju via Xi An, Cheju
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩370,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wonju via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩800,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩440,000 - ₩470,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩480,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩430,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Guangzhou Baiyun, Weihai
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Fuzhou, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Gimhae via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩700,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩180,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩180,000 - ₩390,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Danang
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩750,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩650,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Changsha, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Gimhae via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩1000,000
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩310,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩320,000
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩210,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩210,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Gimhae via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩650,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩900,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩320,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Tan Son Nhat, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1100,000
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩440,000 - ₩470,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Fuzhou, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1100,000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩900,000
Tigerair Taiwan
Website
tigerairtw.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩210,000 - ₩550,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩320,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩380,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gimhae via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩340,000 - ₩800,000
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩600,000
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩700,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon via Manila
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩65,000 - ₩150,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Daegu via Cheju
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩340,000
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
₩10,000 - ₩16,000
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩35,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩22,000 - ₩32,000
Economy
₩24,000 - ₩35,000
First Class
₩36,000 - ₩55,000
Train from Hoengseong Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩9,500 - ₩16,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
Economy
₩11,000 - ₩16,000
First Class
₩16,000 - ₩24,000
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₩33,900
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,000
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩32,600
Schedules at
txbus.t-money.co.kr
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
₩26,541
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg

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