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There are 2 ways to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur by plane or train

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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Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  2h 50m

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

RM 132 - RM 348

1 alternative option

Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) KCH - SZB

RM 245 - RM 1749

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The cheapest way to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs RM 130 - RM 350 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs RM 130 - RM 350 and takes 2h 50m.

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The distance between Kuching and Kuala Lumpur is 976 km.

It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuching Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuching Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 2686+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 92 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuching to Kuching Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs RM 30 - RM 40.

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Map of how to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 610 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Kuching, Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and three other airlines fly from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 550
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 900
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 210 - RM 1200
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 550
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 900
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2100
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 210 - RM 1200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 470
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 70 - RM 550
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 1200
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 900
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 210 - RM 1200
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 1200
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 70
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
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kliaekspres.com

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