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There are 4 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Stewart Island by plane, ferry, bus or train

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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Fly Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill, ferry  •  22h 34m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Invercargill (IVC) KUL - IVC
  2. Take the ferry from Bluff to Stewart Island

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Train to Ipoh, fly to Invercargill, ferry  •  23h 42m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
  2. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Invercargill (IVC) IPH - IVC
  3. Take the ferry from Bluff to Stewart Island

2 alternative options

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Invercargill, ferry  •  24h 6m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Invercargill (IVC) SIN - IVC
  3. Take the ferry from Bluff to Stewart Island

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown Airport, fly to Ryan's Creek Aerodrome, Stewart Island  •  17h 52m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Queenstown (ZQN) KUL - ZQN
  2. Take the plane from Queenstown Airport to Ryan's Creek Aerodrome, Stewart Island
Malaysia → New Zealand
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International entry into New Zealand from Malaysia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into New Zealand from Malaysia

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cook Islands and Niue

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Rules to follow in New Zealand

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering New Zealand from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stewart Island is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stewart Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Stewart Island is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 358 5453.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from New Zealand is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 15 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health.

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Stewart Island is to train and fly and ferry which costs RM 2100 - RM 5500 and takes 23h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Stewart Island is to fly which costs RM 3400 - RM 4900 and takes 17h 52m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Stewart Island is 8494 km.

It takes approximately 22h 34m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Stewart Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Invercargill Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 40m and has one stopover.

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Stewart Island is 4h ahead of Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 6:05 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:05 PM in Stewart Island.

Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Air New Zealand offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Invercargill Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Stewart Island.
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  • Distance: 8493.6 km
  • Duration: 22h 34m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Stewart Island, Southland, New Zealand?

Emirates, Jetstar and nine other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Stewart Island hourly.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill via Singapore Changi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill via Sydney, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill via Brisbane, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill via Melbourne, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill via Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Invercargill via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Invercargill via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Invercargill via Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Invercargill via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Invercargill via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Ipoh to Invercargill via Singapore Changi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,300
Flights from Ipoh to Invercargill via Singapore Changi, Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,500
Flights from Ipoh to Invercargill via Singapore Changi, Sydney, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Ipoh to Invercargill via Singapore Changi, Melbourne, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Ipoh to Invercargill via Singapore Changi, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Singapore Changi, Auckland
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Singapore Changi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Invercargill via Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Invercargill via Melbourne, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Ipoh to Invercargill via Singapore Changi, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Singapore Changi, Auckland
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Train operators
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 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$8 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$14 - $17
Bus operators
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Ferry operators
Stewart Island Experience
Other operators
Glenorchy Air
Website
glenorchyair.co.nz
Plane from Queenstown Airport to Ryan's Creek Aerodrome, Stewart Island
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$499
Schedules at
glenorchyair.co.nz

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