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There are 2 ways to get from Samar to Kuala Lumpur by bus, plane, train or car ferry

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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Mini Van to Tacloban, fly, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Tacloban City
  2. Fly from Tacloban (TAC) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) TAC - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 504 - RM 1311

Cheapest option

Car ferry to Mactan–Cebu, fly, train  •  15h 11m

  1. Take the car ferry from Catbalogan, Samar to Cebu
  2. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) CEB - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 387 - RM 832

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Malaysia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Malaysia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Malaysia.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Malaysia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Domestic travel is restricted within Malaysia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

International flights leaving Philippines are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Philippines

Last updated: August 10 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Samar to Kuala Lumpur is to car ferry and fly and train which costs ₱4,500 - ₱10,000 and takes 15h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Samar to Kuala Lumpur is to Mini Van and fly and train which costs ₱5,500 - ₱16,000 and takes 11h 4m.

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The distance between Samar and Kuala Lumpur is 2728 km.

It takes approximately 11h 4m to get from Samar to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tacloban Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Malaysia Airlines, Cebgo, Cebu Pacific and two other airlines offer flights from Tacloban Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 3162+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Samar to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 2728.4 km
  • Duration: 11h 4m

What companies run services between Samar, Philippines and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Samar to Kuala Lumpur. However, you can take the taxi to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan, take the Mini Van to Tacloban City, take the taxi to Tacloban airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Cebu, take the walk to Cebu Robinsons Galleria, take the bus to Mactan–Cebu International Airport, take the walk to Mactan–Cebu airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tacloban to Kuala Lumpur via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2000
Flights from Tacloban to Kuala Lumpur via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2100
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kuala Lumpur via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 1700
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Tacloban to Kuala Lumpur via Manila
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2000
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kuala Lumpur via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 1700
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tacloban to Kuala Lumpur via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 420 - RM 1200
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 950
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tacloban to Kuala Lumpur via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 390 - RM 1200
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 2100
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2300
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2300
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
VS Grand Tours
Phone
+63 55 251 5243
Email
corporate@vsgrandtours.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Tacloban City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Roble Shipping Inc.
Phone
(032) 419-1190 to 95
Email
inquiry@robleshipping.com
Website
robleshipping.com
Car ferry from Catbalogan, Samar to Cebu
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 75
Schedules at
robleshipping.com
Economy
RM 60
Tourist
RM 67
Business
RM 73

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