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There are 4 ways to get from Little India to Sydney by plane, ferry, car ferry or train

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Fly from Penang  •  13h 39m

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Sydney (SYD) PEN - SYD

$268 - $869

3 alternative options

Ferry to Langkawi, fly  •  17h 7m

  1. Take the ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Sydney (SYD) LGK - SYD

$316 - $960

Car ferry, train to Alor Setar, fly  •  18h 32m

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
  3. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Sydney (SYD) AOR - SYD

$286 - $882

Car ferry, train to Ipoh, fly  •  20h 26m

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the train from Butterworth to Ipoh
  3. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Sydney (SYD) IPH - SYD

$408 - $1,231

Malaysia → Australia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Australia, as well as residents from New Zealand

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Conditions of entry into Australia from Malaysia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
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  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: New Zealand unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
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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 Australia from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sydney is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sydney is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Sydney is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Australia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Little India to Sydney is to fly which costs RM 850 - RM 2800 and takes 13h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Little India to Sydney is to fly which costs RM 850 - RM 2800 and takes 13h 39m.

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It is approximately 6897 km to get from Little India to Sydney.

It takes approximately 13h 39m to get from Little India to Sydney, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Penang Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 55m and has one stopover.

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Qantas, British Airways, AirAsia X and four other airlines offer flights from Penang Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Little India to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 6896.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 39m

What companies run services between Little India, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Malaysia Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways and 10 other airlines fly from Little India to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 27m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Auckland
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $950
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,000
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,000
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Langkawi to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Alor Setar to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Penang to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ipoh to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$6 - $8
Gold
$9 - $10
Platinum
$11 - $13
Ferry operators
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Phone
604-2620802
Email
sffvpenang.ticket@gmail.com
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Rapid Ferry
Phone
03-7885 2585
Email
suggest@rapidkl.com.my
Website
myrapid.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$3
Bicycle
$1
Motorcycle
$1
Tricycle
$1

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