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There are 4 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Wakatobi Regency by train, plane or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Matahora  •  11h 42m

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

Rp1730242 - Rp4616505

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Baubau, ferry  •  17h 22m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Baubau (BUW) KUL - BUW
  3. Take the ferry from Bau-Bau to Wanci

Rp1706242 - Rp4763505

2 alternative options

Train, fly to Kendari, ferry  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kendari (KDI) KUL - KDI
  3. Take the ferry from Kendari to Wanci

Rp1863242 - Rp4438505

Train, fly to Maranggo, ferry  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Maranggo (TQQ) KUL - TQQ
  3. Take the ferry from Pulau Tomia to Wanci

Malaysia → Indonesia
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International entry into Indonesia from Malaysia

Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Foreign nationals

Conditions of entry to Indonesia

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Rules to follow in Indonesia

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Indonesia from Malaysia is currently restricted.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Wakatobi Regency is 119 ex 9.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wakatobi Regency is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Wakatobi Regency is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 119 ex 9.

Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Indonesia.
We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 Travel Safe information from official sources.
To the best of our knowledge, these details are correct as of the last update: 16 Sep 2020.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Wakatobi Regency is to train and fly and ferry which costs RM 470 - RM 1400 and takes 17h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Wakatobi Regency is to train and fly which costs RM 480 - RM 1300 and takes 11h 42m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Wakatobi Regency is 2608 km.

It takes approximately 11h 42m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Wakatobi Regency, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Matahora Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Lion Mentari Airlines, AirAsia and Wings Air offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Matahora Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Wakatobi Regency. Prices start at Rp1337500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Wakatobi Regency.
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  • Distance: 2608.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 42m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Wakatobi Regency, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Wakatobi Regency. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Matahora, then take the taxi to Wakatobi Regency. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Kendari, take the drive to Kendari, take the ferry to Wanci, then take the drive to Wakatobi Regency.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Matahora via Sultan Hasanuddin, Baubau, Kendari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp1600000 - Rp4600000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Matahora via Sultan Hasanuddin, Kendari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp1500000 - Rp4300000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Baubau via Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp1500000 - Rp4000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Baubau via Soekarno–Hatta, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2100000 - Rp4100000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maranggo via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1600000 - Rp4800000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maranggo via Don Muang, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp2700000 - Rp6500000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maranggo via Soekarno–Hatta, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1700000 - Rp5000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maranggo via Lombok, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
Rp1600000 - Rp5500000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maranggo via Singapore Changi, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp7000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maranggo via Juanda International, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1600000 - Rp4800000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kendari via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp3400000 - Rp9000000
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kendari via Soekarno–Hatta, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2100000 - Rp4100000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kendari via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp2100000 - Rp4100000
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kendari via Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp1500000 - Rp4000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kendari via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1900000 - Rp2500000
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kendari via Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1500000 - Rp4000000
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/
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kendari to Wanci
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
Rp200000
Schedules at
wakatobitourism.com
Ferry from Pulau Tomia to Wanci
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
wakatobitourism.com
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Bau-Bau to Wanci
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
Rp60000 - Rp550000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id

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