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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  •  2 h 40 min

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

$27 - $81

1 alternative option

Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  5 h 1 min

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

$55 - $405

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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 40 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 40 min.

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The distance between Kuching and Kuala Lumpur is 976 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min 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 1 h 40 min.

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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 4380+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuching to Kuching Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs RM 15 - RM 19.

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Map of how to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 610 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Malaysia Airlines, Firefly 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
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
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 Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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 Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com

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