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There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tobelo by train, plane, taxi, car ferry, car or bus

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 Kau, taxi  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kau (KAZ) KUL - KAZ
  3. Take a taxi from Kau to Tobelo

Rp1902655 - Rp4492745

Cheapest option

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Manado, car ferry  •  32h 18m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Manado (MDC) KUL - MDC
  3. Take the car ferry from Bitung to Tobelo

Rp1752655 - Rp7202745

3 alternative options

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Ternate, car ferry, drive  •  23h 8m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Ternate (TTE) KUL - TTE
  3. Take the car ferry from Bastiong to Sofifi
  4. Drive from Sofifi to Subaim
  5. Take the car ferry from Subaim to Tobelo

Rp2791755 - Rp3515345

Train to Ipoh, fly to Kau, taxi  •  23h 27m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
  2. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Kau (KAZ) IPH - KAZ
  3. Take a taxi from Kau to Tobelo

Rp2159700 - Rp4235694

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Kau, taxi  •  19h

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Kau (KAZ) SIN - KAZ
  3. Take a taxi from Kau to Tobelo

Rp3721774 - Rp7485774

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Last updated: August 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tobelo is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 500 - RM 1300 and takes 14h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tobelo is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 500 - RM 1300 and takes 14h 37m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tobelo is 2927 km.

It takes approximately 14h 37m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tobelo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kau Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 5m and has one stopover.

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Tobelo is 1h ahead of Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 6:07 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 7:07 AM in Tobelo.

Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia X, Lion Mentari Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kau Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Tobelo. Prices start at Rp1325000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tobelo.
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  • Distance: 2926.6 km
  • Duration: 14h 37m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tobelo, North Maluku, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Tobelo. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Kau, then take the taxi to Tobelo. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Ternate, take the drive to Bastiong, take the car ferry to Sofifi, take the drive to Subaim, then take the car ferry to Tobelo.

Airlines
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kau via Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rp3100000 - Rp10000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kau via Soekarno–Hatta, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp2900000 - Rp5500000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kau via Juanda International, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp6000000 - Rp9000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kau via Yogyakarta, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp1900000 - Rp13000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kau via Ngurah Rai, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp3700000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ternate via Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rp1700000 - Rp11000000
Flights from Ipoh to Kau via Singapore Changi, Soekarno–Hatta, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
Rp2800000 - Rp6000000
Flights from Ipoh to Kau via Singapore Changi, Juanda International, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
Rp3400000 - Rp9000000
Flights from Ipoh to Kau via Singapore Changi, Ahmad Yani, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
Rp1600000 - Rp3500000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kau via Soekarno–Hatta, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp3400000 - Rp7000000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kau via Ahmad Yani, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
Rp5500000 - Rp8000000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kau via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rp3100000 - Rp9500000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kau via Ngurah Rai, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp5500000 - Rp8500000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kau via Juanda International, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
Rp3400000 - Rp9500000
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ternate via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2700000 - Rp5500000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manado via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2500000 - Rp4800000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ternate via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp4100000 - Rp8000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manado via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp4000000 - Rp8000000
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ternate via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2500000 - Rp3100000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manado via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2700000 - Rp6000000
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Ipoh to Kau via Singapore Changi, Soekarno–Hatta, Manado
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
Rp2600000 - Rp5000000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kau via Soekarno–Hatta, Manado
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp3900000 - Rp8000000
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manado via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
Rp1200000 - Rp3100000
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
Rp130000 - Rp200000
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
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
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp80000 - Rp130000
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
Rp80000 - Rp90000
Gold
Rp110000 - Rp130000
Platinum
Rp140000 - Rp170000
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
Rp331775
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Ferry operators
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Email
pelanggan@indonesiaferry.co.id
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Bastiong to Sofifi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rp24000
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
Rp24000
Car Sedan
Rp314000
Car ferry from Subaim to Tobelo
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
Rp17600
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
Rp17600
Car Sedan
Rp264400
Car ferry from Bitung to Tobelo
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
Rp170000 - Rp3600000
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Passenger
Rp175001
Car
Rp3595000
Other operators
Taxi from Kau to Tobelo
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
Rp470000 - Rp600000

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