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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sunderland by train, plane or car

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Recommended option

Train, fly to Newcastle  •  21h 25m

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

£398 - £914

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Leeds Bradford, drive  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) KUL - LBA
  3. Drive from Leeds Bradford to Sunderland

£310 - £929

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Train, fly to Edinburgh  •  23h 7m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Edinburgh (EDI) KUL - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

£345 - £996

Train, fly to Manchester  •  24h 3m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Manchester (MAN) KUL - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York
  4. Take the train from York to Newcastle

£365 - £1,005

Train, fly to Durham  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Durham (MME) KUL - MME
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

£322 - £1,120

Train, fly to Humberside  •  24h 49m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Humberside (HUY) KUL - HUY
  3. Take the train from Barnetby to Doncaster
  4. Take the train from Doncaster to Newcastle

£327 - £1,166

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sunderland is 111.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sunderland is to train and fly and drive which costs RM 1700 - RM 5500 and takes 21h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sunderland is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost RM 2200 - RM 5500 and takes 21h 25m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sunderland is 6594 miles.

It takes approximately 21h 25m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sunderland, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 40m and has one stopover.

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Sunderland is 7h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 4:27 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 9:27 PM in Sunderland.

Emirates, British Airways, Etihad and KLM offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 663+ hotels available in Sunderland. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 6593.8 miles
  • Duration: 21h 25m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Sunderland, England?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Sunderland. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Newcastle, take the walk to Newcastle Airport, then take the subway to Sunderland. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Edinburgh, take the walk to Edinburgh Airport, take the tram to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square, take the walk to Edinburgh, take the train to Newcastle, then take the train to Sunderland.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£330 - £1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£270 - £850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£270 - £850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£290 - £900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Durham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£310 - £950
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Humberside via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Humberside via Singapore Changi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 57m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£320 - £750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£290 - £850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£290 - £850
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 57m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£320 - £750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £750
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newcastle via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£390 - £1,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£320 - £850
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£390 - £900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £750
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£310 - £800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£310 - £800
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Durham via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£480 - £950
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
£6 - £10
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from Doncaster to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £140
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Doncaster to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Train from Barnetby to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24

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