There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo by train, plane, bus, car or car ferry

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 Tokyo Haneda  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) KUL - HND

¥25570 - ¥382495

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) KUL - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station

¥18720 - ¥94825

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Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) SIN - HND

¥19052 - ¥51502

Bus to Kuantan, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to UMP Gambang
  2. Fly from Kuantan (KUA) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) KUA - HND

¥19046 - ¥57772

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) KUL - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Tokyo

¥20170 - ¥37525

Drive, car ferry  •  4 days 18h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai
  2. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
  3. Drive from Osaka International Ferry Terminal to Tokyo

¥75047 - ¥105067

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo is to bus and fly which costs RM 750 - RM 2100 and takes 15h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo is to train and fly which costs RM 1000 - RM 16000 and takes 10h 27m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo is 5326 km.

It takes approximately 10h 27m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h.

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Tokyo is 1h ahead of Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 11:16 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 12:16 AM in Tokyo.

All Nippon Airways, AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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There are 5186+ hotels available in Tokyo. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo.
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  • Distance: 5326.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 27m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tokyo, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Tokyo Haneda, take the walk to Haneda Airport Terminal 1, take the Monorail to Hamamatsucho, take the walk to Hamamatsucho, then take the train to Tokyo. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Tokyo Narita, take the walk to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station, then take the train to Tokyo.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥190000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥43000 - ¥280000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥60000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥90000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥180000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥180000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥180000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥180000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥200000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥55000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥70000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥80000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥90000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥65000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥70000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥55000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥95000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥90000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥55000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥55000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥150000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥23000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Manila
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥90000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Manila
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥100000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥75000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥180000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Manila
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥90000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥95000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥65000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥150000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥60000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥55000
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥47000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥49000
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥24000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥27000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥60000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥80000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥41000 - ¥190000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥95000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥180000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥95000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥75000
Flights from Kuantan to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥55000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥55000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥44000 - ¥65000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥110000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥70000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥150000
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥55000
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
¥1000 - ¥1800
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥3100
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Reserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3100
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4200 - ¥4500
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥12000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
Reserved seat
¥9500 - ¥12000
Green seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
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
¥2353
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
LA Holidays
Phone
+ 6012-389 5689
Email
general@laholidays.com.my
Website
laholidays.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to UMP Gambang
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥594
Schedules at
laholidays.my
Etika Express
Phone
03-9287 7799
Email
etikadelta@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to UMP Gambang
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥599
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥620
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
China-Japan International Ferry Co
Phone
06-6536-6541
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
46h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥25000
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
¥20000
1st Class
¥25000
Special Class
¥40000
VIP
¥100000
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
47h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥25000
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
¥20000
1st Class
¥25000
Special Class
¥40000
VIP
¥100000

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