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There are 6 ways to get from Palo Alto to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus or night bus

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Fly San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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Fly San Jose to Kuala Lumpur

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Fly San Francisco to Ipoh, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Ipoh (IPH)
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

Fly San Francisco to Singapore Changi, bus

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore Changi (SIN)
  2. Take the bus from Tampines MRT Station to 5 Element Hotel

Fly San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB)

Night bus to Monterey, fly to Kuala Lumpur

  1. Take the night bus from San Jose to Salinas
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

San Francisco (SFO) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) flights

The flight time between San Francisco (SFO) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL) is around 21h and covers a distance of around 13635 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 51m. Services are operated by Singapore Airlines, All Nippon Airways, China Airlines and others. Typically 70 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

70 Weekly Planes
21h Average Duration
RM 1877 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and bus which costs $440 - $900 and takes 26h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which costs $410 - $1,100 and takes 24h 13m.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Kuala Lumpur is 13631 km.

It takes approximately 24h 13m to get from Palo Alto to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 5m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur is 15h ahead of Palo Alto. It is currently 2:59 AM in Palo Alto and 5:59 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia Airlines, United Airlines, All Nippon Airways and five other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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Map of how to get from Palo Alto to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 13630.8 km
  • Duration: 24h 13m

What companies run services between Palo Alto, CA, USA and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Singapore Airlines, All Nippon Airways and 12 other airlines fly from Palo Alto to Kuala Lumpur every 3 hours.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 6000
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Los Angeles, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 49m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 7500
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Seattle, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 7000
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 3500 - RM 9500
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Los Angeles, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 3600 - RM 11000
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Taiwan Taoyuan, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 4600 - RM 15000
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Tan Son Nhat, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 4500 - RM 18000
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 8500
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via Los Angeles, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 8500
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via San Francisco, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 8500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 6000
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 5500
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 7000
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 7500
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 8500
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via San Francisco, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 7500
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via Los Angeles, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3200 - RM 8000
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via San Francisco, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3100 - RM 7500
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via San Francisco, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 7500
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Taiwan Taoyuan, Penang
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2700 - RM 9000
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
24h 22m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 6000
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 6000
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 6000
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via San Francisco, Incheon
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 7500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 8500
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Seattle, Incheon
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 4100
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Los Angeles, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
27h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 3300 - RM 11000
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 9500
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via San Francisco, Incheon
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 7500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Taiwan Taoyuan, Penang
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2700 - RM 9000
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
24h 22m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 6000
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 6000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 6000
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 7000
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 8500
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Seattle, Incheon
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 4100
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 9500
Flights from Monterey to Kuala Lumpur via San Francisco, Incheon
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 7500
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 3700 - RM 9000
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Taiwan Taoyuan, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 4600 - RM 15000
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Tan Son Nhat, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 4500 - RM 18000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 8500
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 5000 - RM 9500
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 10000
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 4100 - RM 13000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Hong Kong, Penang
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 2500 - RM 6000
Flights from San Francisco to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Tan Son Nhat, Senai
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2700 - RM 11000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Manila
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4500
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 6000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Kuala Lumpur via Vancouver, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 7000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ipoh via Singapore Changi, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 3800 - RM 9000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Changi via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 13000
Train operators
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 32 - RM 37
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 24 - RM 26
Gold
RM 32 - RM 37
Platinum
RM 40 - RM 50
Bus operators
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from Tampines MRT Station to 5 Element Hotel
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 99
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Jose to Salinas
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak

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