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.

Recommended option

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  2 h 23 min

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

$28 - $81

1 alternative option

Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) KCH - SZB

$55 - $405

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs RM 110 - RM 340 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs RM 110 - RM 340 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Kuching and Kuala Lumpur is 976 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 610 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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

Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and two other airlines fly from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur via Pontianak
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com

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