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There are 2 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tehrān by train or plane

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Train, fly to Tehran Imam Khomeini  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) KUL - IKA

$370 - $9,516

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Tehran Mehrabad  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tehran Mehrabad (THR) KUL - THR

$172 - $459

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Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tehrān is to train and fly which costs RM 700 - RM 2000 and takes 17h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tehrān is to train and fly which costs RM 1500 - RM 41000 and takes 12h 42m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tehrān is 6295 km.

It takes approximately 12h 42m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tehrān, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h.

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Tehrān is 3h 30m behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:56 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 9:26 AM in Tehrān.

Mahan Air, Air Arabia, Oman Air and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tehrān.
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  • Distance: 6295.3 km
  • Duration: 12h 42m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tehrān, Iran?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Tehrān. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Tehran Imam Khomeini, take the walk to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport, take the subway to Shahed - Bagher Shahr Station, then take the line 1 subway to Tehrān. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Tehran Mehrabad, then take the taxi to Tehrān.

Airlines
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Doha, Esfahan
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Sharjah, Shiraz
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Sharjah, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Delhi, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Dubai, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Muscat
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Dubai
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Iran Airtour Airline
Website
iat.aero
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Doha, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Zagros Airlines
Website
zagrosairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Doha, Shiraz
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Varesh Airlines
Website
varesh.aero
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Dubai, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Iranian Naft Airlines
Website
naftairline.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran Mehrabad via Dubai, Ahwaz
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/

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