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There are 3 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu by train, plane or taxi

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 Sibu  •  4 h 3 min

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

$53 - $238

2 alternative options

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sibu (SBW) SZB - SBW

$64 - $332

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Mukah, taxi  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Mukah (MKM) KUL - MKM
  3. Take a taxi from Mukah to Sibu

$110 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu is to train and fly which costs RM 220 - RM 1000 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu is to train and fly which costs RM 220 - RM 1000 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sibu is 1128 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Sibu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Sibu Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Sibu. Prices start at $14 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 5.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu.
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  • Distance: 705.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Sibu, Malaysia?

Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and three other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu via Bintulu
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Singapore Changi, Kuching
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mukah via Kuching
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mukah via Sibu
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mukah via Bintulu
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mukah via Bintulu, Sibu
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mukah via Sibu, Bintulu
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mukah via Kuching, Sibu
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mukah via Sibu, Kuching
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu via Senai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Senai
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Senai, Kuching
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Singapore Changi, Kuching
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Penang, Senai
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sibu via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mukah to Sibu
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65

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