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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train or bus

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  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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Fly to Singapore Changi, bus

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

Fly to Ipoh, train

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Ipoh (IPH)
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB)
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Conditions of entry into Malaysia from United States

  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from COVID-19 testing on arrival
  • 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, Labuan
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Malaysia from United States 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Malaysia.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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The cost-effective way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kuala Lumpur is to fly, which costs $500 - $800 and takes 20h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which costs $500 - $800 and takes 20h 41m.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Kuala Lumpur is 12949 km.

It takes approximately 20h 41m to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 25m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur is 15h ahead of Seattle Airport (SEA). It is currently 4:47 AM in Seattle Airport (SEA) and 7:47 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Delta, Korean Air, Japan Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 1331+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 12949 km
  • Duration: 20h 41m

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Singapore Airlines, All Nippon Airways and nine other airlines fly from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kuala Lumpur 4 times a day.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 6000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via San Francisco, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 4100 - RM 11000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Los Angeles, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 12m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 4100 - RM 12000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via London Heathrow, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 4700 - RM 14000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
38h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3600 - RM 11000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Vancouver, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
32h 47m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 3600 - RM 11000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Dubai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 5500 - RM 13000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Tokyo Narita, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 4000 - RM 9500
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Tokyo Haneda, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 4300 - RM 11000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Incheon, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 4200 - RM 11000
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3500 - RM 13000
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3500 - RM 13000
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3500 - RM 13000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 6000
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 6500
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3100 - RM 18000
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 14000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 6000
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 6500
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3000 - RM 14000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 6000
Flights from Seattle to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Taiwan Taoyuan, Penang
Ave. Duration
23h 32m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 6500
Flights from Seattle to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Taiwan Taoyuan, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 6500
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via San Francisco, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 4300 - RM 11000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Tokyo Narita, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 4000 - RM 9500
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Tokyo Haneda, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 4300 - RM 11000
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Incheon, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RM 4200 - RM 11000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 3500
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 6000
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3800 - RM 14000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 3500
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 3800 - RM 14000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Vancouver, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2900 - RM 5500
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 5500
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Seattle to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RM 2200 - RM 6500
Flights from Seattle to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Tokyo Narita, Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 6500
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2600 - RM 6000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Seattle to Ipoh via Los Angeles, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 4100 - RM 12000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seattle to Singapore Changi via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 3100 - RM 15000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Seattle to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Taiwan Taoyuan, Penang
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 2800 - RM 6500
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

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