There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train or bus

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 Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11h 41m

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

RM 742 - RM 3122

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Fly Melbourne to Singapore Changi, bus  •  16h 40m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Singapore Changi (SIN) MEL - SIN
  2. Take the bus from Tampines MRT to KL Sentral

RM 701 - RM 2358

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Bus to Avalon, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) AVV - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 992 - RM 2039

Fly Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  15h 46m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) MEL - SZB

RM 1055 - RM 3263

Fly Melbourne to Kuantan, bus  •  17h 35m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kuantan (KUA) MEL - KUA
  2. Take the bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur

RM 763 - RM 2135

Fly Melbourne to Ipoh, train  •  17h 57m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ipoh (IPH) MEL - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

RM 976 - RM 2695

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and bus which costs $240 - $850 and takes 16h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $250 - $1,100 and takes 11h 41m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur is 6367 km.

It takes approximately 11h 41m to get from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 30m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 2h behind Melbourne. It is currently 2:25 AM in Melbourne and 12:25 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Qantas, Scoot Tigerair , Malindo Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4848+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 6367.4 km
  • Duration: 11h 41m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and seven other airlines fly from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4600
Flights from Melbourne to Kuantan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 4100
Flights from Melbourne to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 5500
Flights from Melbourne to Ipoh via Perth, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 6000
Flights from Melbourne to Ipoh via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 6000
Flights from Melbourne to Ipoh via Darwin, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4200
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4300
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4900
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3200
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3300
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3200
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
17h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3200
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3300
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3300
Flights from Melbourne to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3400
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4900
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3200
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3300
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3200
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
17h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3200
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3300
Flights from Melbourne to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3300
Flights from Melbourne to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3400
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 4200
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Sydney
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Perth
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1900
Flights from Melbourne to Kuantan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3100
Flights from Melbourne to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 4000
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 2400
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Sydney
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Perth
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Changi via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 2700
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3600
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 3600
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Avalon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 1900
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 2200
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 70
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 23 - RM 40
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 23 - RM 26
Gold
RM 33 - RM 37
Platinum
RM 40 - RM 50
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 50 - RM 70
Website
Skybus
LA Holidays
Phone
+ 6012-389 5689
Email
general@laholidays.com.my
Website
laholidays.my
Bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 24
Schedules at
laholidays.my
Etika Express
Phone
03-9287 7799
Email
etikadelta@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 25
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Universiti Malaysia Pahang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 26
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from Tampines MRT to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 96
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg

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