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

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Fly to Dienbienphu, drive

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Dienbienphu (DIN)
  2. Drive from Dienbienphu to Xinjie

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Fly to Noi Bai International, bus, train, taxi

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Noi Bai International (HAN)
  2. Take the bus from Hanoi Airport to Lao Cai
  3. Take the train from Hekou North to Jianshui
  4. Take a taxi from Jianshui to Xinjie

Fly to Phongsaly, drive

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phongsaly (PCQ)
  2. Drive from Phongsaly to Xinjie

Fly to Chiang Rai, drive

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Chiang Rai (CEI)
  2. Drive from Chiang Rai to Xinjie

Train, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai
  5. Take the train from Hekou North to Jianshui
  6. Take a taxi from Jianshui to Xinjie

Drive

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie
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International entry into China from Malaysia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into China from Malaysia

  • 21-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 7 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Hong Kong and Macau
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Taiwan
  • 21-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in China

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

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

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No, entry into China from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Xinjie is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Xinjie is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Xinjie is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from China is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie is to fly and bus and train and taxi, which costs RM 550 - RM 1100 and takes 18h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie is to fly and drive which costs RM 500 - RM 1500 and takes 15h 47m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Xinjie is 2229 km. The road distance is 3073.1 km.

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It takes approximately 15h 47m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Dienbienphu Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie is 3073 km. It takes approximately 41h 16m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie.

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Bamboo Airways, Cambodia Angkor Air, Malaysia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Dienbienphu Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Xinjie. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie.
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  • Distance: 2228.9 km
  • Duration: 15h 47m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Xinjie, Yunnan Sheng, China?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Xinjie. However, you can take the train to Bandar Tasik Selatan, take the walk to TBS Kuala Lumpur, take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Dienbienphu, then take the drive to Xinjie. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bandar Tasik Selatan, take the walk to TBS Kuala Lumpur, take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Noi Bai International, take the walk to Hanoi Airport, take the bus to Lao Cai, take the drive to Hekou North, take the train to Jianshui, then take the taxi to Xinjie.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dienbienphu via Danang, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥4100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dienbienphu via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥3700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dienbienphu via Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥4100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dienbienphu via Phnom Penh, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Danang
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1500
Lao Skyway
Website
laoskyway.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phongsaly via Suvarnabhumi, Vientiane
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phongsaly via Vientiane
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phongsaly via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi, Vientiane
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phongsaly via Noi Bai International, Vientiane
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phongsaly via Phnom Penh, Vientiane
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phongsaly via Singapore Changi, Phnom Penh, Vientiane
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3800
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥1800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Rai via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Rai via Hat Yai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Rai via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1800
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dienbienphu via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥1900
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥460 - ¥1100
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥2300
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1900
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥3100
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥3300
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Train from Hekou North to Jianshui
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥30 - ¥95
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥30 - ¥45
Hard sleeper
¥75 - ¥95
Soft sleeper
¥120 - ¥140
Eastern and Oriental Express
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥35 - ¥300
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
¥35 - ¥55
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥130 - ¥190
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
¥80 - ¥110
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥220 - ¥300
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
¥50 - ¥150
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
¥50 - ¥75
Soft seat, air-conditioned
¥55 - ¥85
Bed, air-conditioned
¥100 - ¥150
Bus operators
Sao Viet
Phone
0243 9922 555
Email
xekhachsaoviet@gmail.com
Website
xesaoviet.com.vn
Bus from Hanoi Airport to Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥116
Schedules at
xesaoviet.com.vn
Book at
baolau.com
Huyen Chau
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥159
Schedules at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥193
Schedules at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Jianshui to Xinjie
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥280

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