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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to St. Gallen by train, plane, ferry or bus

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Zurich, train  •  19h 5m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Zurich (ZRH) KUL - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

SFr 300 - SFr 1067

Cheapest option

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Zurich, train  •  21h 33m

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Zurich (ZRH) SIN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

SFr 295 - SFr 470

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Basel, train  •  21h 41m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Basel (BSL) KUL - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

SFr 423 - SFr 948

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Friedrichshafen, line 203 ferry  •  21h 57m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) KUL - FDH
  3. Take the line 203 ferry from Friedrichshafen Haf9 to Romanshorn Autoquai

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  22h 49m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Stuttgart (STR) KUL - STR
  3. Take the train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)

SFr 432 - SFr 1038

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Altenrhein  •  20h 56m

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

SFr 392 - SFr 885

Malaysia → Switzerland
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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Switzerland from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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The COVID-19 helpline number in St. Gallen is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in St. Gallen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in St. Gallen is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 0041 58 463 00 00.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Switzerland is currently restricted.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to St. Gallen is to bus and fly and train which costs RM 1300 - RM 2200 and takes 21h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to St. Gallen is to train and fly which costs RM 1300 - RM 4900 and takes 19h 5m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and St. Gallen is 9929 km.

It takes approximately 19h 5m to get from Kuala Lumpur to St. Gallen, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 15m and has one stopover.

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St. Gallen is 6h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:44 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 1:44 AM in St. Gallen.

KLM, Oman Air, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in St. Gallen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to St. Gallen.
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  • Distance: 9929.4 km
  • Duration: 19h 5m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and St. Gallen, Switzerland?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to St. Gallen. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Zurich, take the walk to Zürich Flughafen, take the train to Zürich HB, then take the train to Rapperswil. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Basel, take the walk to Basel EuroAirport, take the line 50 bus to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, take the walk to Basel SBB, take the train to Zürich HB, then take the train to Rapperswil.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Basel via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 370 - SFr 850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Friedrichshafen via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 450 - SFr 1000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Stuttgart via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 850
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via Sharjah, Vienna
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 340 - SFr 650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via Amsterdam Schiphol, Vienna
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 1700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via Doha, Vienna
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 390 - SFr 1000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via Abu Dhabi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 460 - SFr 1200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via Jeddah, Vienna
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 1100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via London Heathrow, Vienna
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 1100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Altenrhein via Istanbul Ataturk, Vienna
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 850
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 550 - SFr 2000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 550 - SFr 850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Stuttgart via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 2100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 490 - SFr 1100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Friedrichshafen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 480 - SFr 1900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Stuttgart via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 1500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 700 - SFr 950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 390 - SFr 1500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 950
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 650 - SFr 900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 330 - SFr 750
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 480 - SFr 1600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 1500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 700 - SFr 950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 650 - SFr 900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 700 - SFr 1000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 700 - SFr 1000
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via Muscat
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 290 - SFr 550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 330 - SFr 750
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 800
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
SFr 8 - SFr 13
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 38
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 31
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Böblingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Böblingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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
SFr 21
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Ferry operators
SBS Schifffahrt AG
Phone
+41 71 466 78 88
Email
info@sbsag.ch
Website
sbsag.ch
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Haf9 to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SBS Schifffahrt AG

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