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

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Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train

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

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Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah

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

Kuching (KCH) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) flights

139 Weekly Planes
5h 49m Average Duration
RM 132 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs RM 190 - RM 430 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs RM 190 - RM 430 and takes 2h 58m.

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It is approximately 976 km to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur.

It takes approximately 2h 58m 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 40m.

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

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There are 988+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 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 30 - RM 40.

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Map of how to get from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 976.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

Firefly, Malindo Airways 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
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 260 - RM 700
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 280 - RM 600
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 440
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 440
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 550
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 440
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 440
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 260 - RM 700
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 280 - RM 600
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 440
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 440
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 550
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 440
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 600
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur via Sibu
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 600
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 800
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 850
Flights from Kuching to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 270 - RM 950
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 550
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/

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