There are 12 ways to get from Malaysia to China by plane, bus, ferry, bus and ferry, car 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 Penang to Guangzhou  •  7 h 26 min

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

$77 - $147

Cheapest option

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen  •  7 h 39 min

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

$58 - $164

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Fly Penang to Hong Kong  •  7 h 43 min

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

$80 - $163

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong  •  7 h 51 min

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

$62 - $214

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Guangzhou (CAN) KUL - CAN

$59 - $238

Bus to Singapore, fly to Hong Kong  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Johor Bahru CIQ to Queen Street Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Singapore (SIN) to Hong Kong (HKG) SIN - HKG

$73 - $257

Fly Johor Bahru to Guangzhou  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Guangzhou (CAN) JHB - CAN

$64 - $318

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Macau, ferry  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Macau (MFM) KUL - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Taipa to Shekou

$93 - $194

Busferry, drive, ferry, train via Changshanan Station  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the busferry from Han Travel KL to Taman Negara
  2. Drive from Taman Negara to Ho May Tourism Area Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Ho May Tourism Area Pier to Bach Dang Pier
  4. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  5. Take the train from Hanoi station to Changshanan Station
  6. Take the train from Changsha South to Shanghai Hongqiao

$351 - $495

Bus, drive, train  •  4 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Mandarin Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara
  2. Drive from Taman Negara to Bến Bạch Đằng
  3. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  4. Take the train from Hanoi station to Zhengzhou station
  5. Take the train from Zhengzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao

$311 - $717

Busferry, drive, ferry, train  •  5 days 2 h

  1. Take the busferry from Han Travel KL to Taman Negara
  2. Drive from Taman Negara to Ho May Tourism Area Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Ho May Tourism Area Pier to Bach Dang Pier
  4. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  5. Take the train from Hanoi station to Liuzhou station
  6. Take the train from Liuzhou to Shanghai South

$300 - $441

Drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai 3191.5 miles

$460 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malaysia to China is to fly which costs RM 240 - RM 700 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malaysia to China is to fly which costs RM 310 - RM 650 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between Malaysia and China is 3715 km. The road distance is 5106.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Malaysia to China, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Malaysia to China without a car is to busferry and drive and ferry and train which takes 4 days 14 h and costs RM 1400 - RM 2100.

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Map of how to get from Malaysia to China.
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  • Distance: 2322.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

What companies run services between Malaysia and China?

China Southern Airlines, AirAsia and six other airlines fly from George Town to Guangzhou hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Kuching
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Johor Bahru to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Johor Bahru to Guangzhou via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Johor Bahru to Guangzhou via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Singapore to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $370
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Johor Bahru to Guangzhou via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Changsha
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Singapore to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Singapore to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Penang to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Johor Bahru to Guangzhou via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Singapore to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Guangzhou via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Penang to Hong Kong via Taipei
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Macau via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $37
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi station to Changshanan Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi station to Zhengzhou station
Ave. Duration
29 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi station to Liuzhou station
Ave. Duration
14 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Liuzhou to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
24 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Changsha South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$110 - $140
Business Class Seat
$220 - $260
Train from Zhengzhou (Station) to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$200 - $240
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhengzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $55
1st Class Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Bahru CIQ to Queen Street Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Han Travel
Website
han.travel
Bus and ferry from Han Travel KL to Taman Negara
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
han.travel
Book at
easybook.com
NKS Shuttle
Website
taman-negara-nks.com
Bus from Mandarin Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
taman-negara-nks.com
Ferry operators
Yuet Tong
Website
ytmacau.com
Ferry from Taipa to Shekou
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
ytmacau.com
Hong Kong TurboJET
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to Shekou
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Greenlines DP
Website
greenlines-dp.com
Ferry from Ho May Tourism Area Pier to Bach Dang Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
greenlines-dp.com
Book at
12go.asia

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