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There are 9 ways to get from Malaysia to China by plane, subway or car

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Fly Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Shenzhen (SZX) KUL - SZX

¥772 - ¥1905

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Fly Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hong Kong (HKG) KUL - HKG

¥1176 - ¥3141

Fly Penang to Guangzhou Baiyun  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) PEN - CAN

¥960 - ¥2218

Subway to Singapore Changi, fly to Guangzhou Baiyun  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the subway from Kranji to Khatib
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) SIN - CAN

¥921 - ¥1346

Subway to Singapore Changi, fly to Shenzhen  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the subway from Kranji to Khatib
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Shenzhen (SZX) SIN - SZX

¥1519 - ¥3342

Fly Singapore Changi to Chengdu  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Chengdu (CTU) SIN - CTU

¥3020 - ¥3646

Subway to Singapore Changi, fly to Hong Kong  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the subway from Kranji to Khatib
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Hong Kong (HKG) SIN - HKG

¥873 - ¥2478

Fly Penang to Hong Kong  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Hong Kong (HKG) PEN - HKG

¥1112 - ¥2750

Drive  •  2 days 14h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai 5119.1 km

¥2900 - ¥4300

Malaysia → China
Partially open

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International entry into China from Malaysia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into China from Malaysia

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

1m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering China from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in China is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in China is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in China is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from China is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malaysia to China is to subway and fly which costs RM 500 - RM 1600 and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Malaysia to China is to fly which costs RM 480 - RM 1200 and takes 5h 58m.

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The distance between Malaysia and China is 3395 km. The road distance is 5119.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Malaysia to China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Shenzhen Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malaysia to China is 5119 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14h to drive from Malaysia to China.

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AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and SilkAir offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Shenzhen Airport.

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The best way to get from Malaysia to Kuala Lumpur Airport is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs RM 100 - RM 130.

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Map of how to get from Malaysia to China.
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  • Distance: 3395.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Malaysia and China?

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and SilkAir fly from Seremban to Shenzhen once daily.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥3500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥3200
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥2200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥1700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥3800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥3800
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou Baiyun via Senai
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥2200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hong Kong via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥2200
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2600
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥6500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥5500
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥5500
SilkAir
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥3300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥3900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥11000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥5500
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou Baiyun via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥4100
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥2200
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥2200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥10000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥13000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥11000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hong Kong via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥20000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥12000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥9500
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun via Sunan Shuofang
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥5500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chengdu via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥24000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥7500
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥5500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou Baiyun via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥2700
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Baiyun via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2600
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hong Kong via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1800
Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Kranji to Khatib
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥4 - ¥13
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg

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