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

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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

¥27540 - ¥62210

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  11h 57m

  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

¥16790 - ¥32140

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Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda  •  14h 19m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) SZB - HND

¥38647 - ¥81058

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) SIN - HND

¥29115 - ¥63495

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

¥74300 - ¥103989

Malaysia → Japan
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tokyo is mandatory.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo is to train and fly, which costs RM 600 - RM 1300 and takes 11h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo is to train and fly which costs RM 1000 - RM 2400 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 4:55 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 5:55 PM in Tokyo.

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

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There are 2859+ hotels available in Tokyo. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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  • Distance: 5326.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 27m

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

Malindo Airways, Singapore Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥120000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥110000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥130000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥130000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥130000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥130000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Penang, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥120000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥95000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥95000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥80000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Penang, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥95000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥110000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥70000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥75000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥80000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥70000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥75000
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥75000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥75000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Manila
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥60000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥60000
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
¥60000 - ¥160000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Penang, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥120000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥85000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥43000 - ¥110000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥46000 - ¥110000
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Manila
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥26000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Tokyo Haneda via Penang, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥38000 - ¥80000
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
¥950 - ¥1500
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
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4700
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Reserved Seat
¥2800 - ¥3300
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4200 - ¥4700
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
¥2485
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
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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