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There are 3 ways to get from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Fly

  1. Fly from Ahmad Yani (SRG) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Cheapest option

Train, ferry, bus via Iskandar Puteri

  1. Take the train from Semarang Tawang to Jatinegara
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Tanjung Balai Karimun
  3. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Hello Kitty Town to Swiss-Garden Hotel KL

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Train, ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Semarang Tawang to Jatinegara
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Tanjung Balai Karimun
  3. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to SIngapore Harbour Front
  4. Take the bus from HarbourFront to Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Indonesia → Malaysia
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International entry into Malaysia from Indonesia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Indonesia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from Singapore

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Malaysia from Indonesia

  • 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

Rules to follow in Malaysia

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Considerations leaving from Indonesia

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Malaysia from Indonesia 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 Indonesia from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur is to train and ferry and bus via Iskandar Puteri which costs Rp800000 - Rp1200000 and takes 2 days 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which costs Rp1800000 - Rp5500000 and takes 4h 44m.

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The distance between Semarang and Kuala Lumpur is 1486 km.

The best way to get from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to train and ferry and bus via Iskandar Puteri which takes 2 days 5h and costs Rp800000 - Rp1200000.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ahmad Yani Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h ahead of Semarang. It is currently 6:54 PM in Semarang and 7:54 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

AirAsia offers flights from Ahmad Yani 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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The best way to get from Semarang to Ahmad Yani Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs Rp32000 - Rp39000.

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Map of how to get from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 1485.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Semarang, Indonesia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

AirAsia flies from Semarang to Kuala Lumpur once daily.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ahmad Yani to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 800
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Semarang Tawang to Jatinegara
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 110
Website
kai.id
Economy
RM 35 - RM 65
Business
RM 55 - RM 90
Executive
RM 65 - RM 120
Bus operators
Aeroline
Phone
+603 625 888 00
Website
aeroline.com.my
Bus from HarbourFront to Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 95
Schedules at
aeroline.com.my
Ferry operators
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RM 90 - RM 130
Schedules at
facebook.com
Economy Class
RM 90 - RM 120
Economy
RM 103
Executive
RM 129
2nd Class A
RM 183
1st Class A
RM 326
Tobindo Ferry Service
Website
easybook.com
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 65
Schedules at
puteriharbourferry.com
Book at
easybook.com
Indo Falcon Shipping & Travel
Phone
+65-62783167
Email
hf@indofalcon.com.sg
Website
indofalcon.com.sg
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to SIngapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 102
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Singapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 80
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg

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