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

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Fly Rome to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  19h 7m

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

RM 1804 - RM 3924

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Fly Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  24h 2m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) FCO - SZB

RM 1772 - RM 3980

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Fly Rome to Singapore Changi, bus  •  21h 24m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Singapore Changi (SIN) FCO - SIN
  2. Take the bus from Tampines MRT Station to 5 Element Hotel

RM 1970 - RM 4280

Fly Rome to Kuantan, bus  •  24h 55m

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

RM 2035 - RM 4359

Fly Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  21h 5m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) CIA - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 2147 - RM 4895

Drive  •  7 days 0h

  1. Drive from Rome to Kuala Lumpur 13487.8 km

RM 8000 - RM 12000

Italy → Malaysia
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Conditions of entry into Malaysia from Italy

  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Mandatory quarantine period is reduced to 7 days for travelers who provide a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Health screen upon arrival. Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact tracing purposes
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Malaysia: Sabah, Sarawak
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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Malaysia from Italy is currently restricted.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • 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 Kuala Lumpur is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kuala Lumpur is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kuala Lumpur is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

Yes, entry into Italy from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Rome to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train, which costs 360€ - 800€ and takes 19h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs 360€ - 800€ and takes 19h 7m.

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The distance between Rome and Kuala Lumpur is 9708 km. The road distance is 13487.8 km.

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It takes approximately 19h 7m to get from Rome to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 25m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur is 6h ahead of Rome. It is currently 6:50 PM in Rome and 12:50 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Kuala Lumpur is 13488 km. It takes approximately 7 days 0h to drive from Rome to Kuala Lumpur.

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Turkish Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Saudia and seven other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 1450+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 14€.

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  • Distance: 9707.6 km
  • Duration: 19h 7m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Rome to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3900
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3900
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Hong Kong, Penang
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4700
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3900
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5500
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3900
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4300
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 5500
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Riyadh, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 7000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Doha, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4400
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4700
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 6000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Riyadh, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 8000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4200
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Athens, Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 5000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Athens, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3900
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Doha, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4400
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4700
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Riyadh, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 8000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4200
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Sofia, Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 5000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Bucharest Otopeni, Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 5500
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Athens, Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 5000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Budapest, Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 5500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Hong Kong, Penang
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4700
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 5500
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4300
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 5500
Flights from Rome to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Riyadh, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 7000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4700
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 6000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Riyadh, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 8000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 4300
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4800
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4700
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Riyadh, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 8000
Flights from Rome to Kuantan via Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4200
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Budapest, Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 6000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Vienna, Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 6000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 3800
Flights from Rome to Singapore Changi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4100
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Vienna, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 5500
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Athens, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 4800
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 4200
Flights from Rome to Singapore Changi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4600
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Kuala Lumpur via Chisinau, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 6000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 5500
Flights from Rome to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 5500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Singapore Changi via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 4600
Flights from Rome to Singapore Changi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 4800
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2100 - RM 7000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 6000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 8000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 8500
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Rome to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4800
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rome to Singapore Changi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 6500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Singapore Changi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 5500
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
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 95
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
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
busonlineticket.com
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Universiti Malaysia Pahang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 26
Schedules at
redbus.my

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