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There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Incheon, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) ICN - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 621 - RM 3213

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Bus to Incheon, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) ICN - SZB

RM 889 - RM 3569

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11h 57m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) GMP - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 942 - RM 3167

Drive  •  3 days 8h

  1. Drive from Nambu Bus Terminal to Kuala Lumpur 6777.4 km

RM 3300 - RM 4900

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International entry into Malaysia from South Korea

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Conditions of entry into Malaysia from South Korea

  • 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
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Malaysia from South Korea 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 South Korea from Malaysia.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ₩250,000 - ₩900,000 and takes 11h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur is to bus and fly and train which costs ₩170,000 - ₩900,000 and takes 10h 15m.

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The distance between Seoul and Kuala Lumpur is 4614 km. The road distance is 6777.4 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 15m to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 20m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h behind Seoul. It is currently 11:58 PM in Seoul and 10:58 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Kuala Lumpur is 6777 km. It takes approximately 3 days 8h to drive from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur.

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AirAsia X, China Airlines, Singapore Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4652+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs ₩1,900 - ₩3,400.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 4613.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 15m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur. However, you can take the bus to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Incheon airport, fly to Kuala Lumpur, take the walk to Klia T1, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Incheon airport, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, take the walk to Terminal Skypark Komuter Station, then take the train to Kuala Lumpur.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 3500
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
11h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3700
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 3700
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 5500
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 3600
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 3400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 2800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 3100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 3400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Gimhae, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 2800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1600 - RM 5500
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 3500
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 3500
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 3600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1800 - RM 3500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 2400 - RM 6500
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 2200
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1900 - RM 3800
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 2000 - RM 4000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Gimhae, Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 1400
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
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 59
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Phone
02 2664-9898
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Four Seasons Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 37
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr

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