There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Incheon, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station 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 485 - RM 2393

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Train to Incheon, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) ICN - SZB

RM 768 - RM 2334

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11h 22m

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

RM 547 - RM 982

Train, bus to Gimhae, fly to Kuala Lumpur  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
  3. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) PUS - KUL
  4. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 684 - RM 1396

Drive  •  3 days 9h

  1. Drive from Nambu Bus Terminal to Kuala Lumpur 6800.6 km

RM 3500 - RM 5500

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ₩150,000 - ₩280,000 and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur is to train and fly which costs ₩130,000 - ₩700,000 and takes 10h 10m.

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The distance between Seoul and Kuala Lumpur is 4614 km. The road distance is 6800.6 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 10m 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 1:27 PM in Seoul and 12:27 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Kuala Lumpur is 6801 km. It takes approximately 3 days 9h to drive from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur.

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Korean Air, AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines and eight other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4334+ 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 10m

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 train 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 train 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 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 3500
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2300
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2300
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2300
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2300
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2300
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2400
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 430 - RM 950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 470 - RM 1100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 490 - RM 1100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 1400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1300
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 470 - RM 1100
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 3500
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 7000
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 2000
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 2100
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2200
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 2300
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1200 - RM 3800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1300 - RM 4100
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1400 - RM 4300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2200
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 2400
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Changsha
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3500
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3500
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 1700
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Incheon to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 3000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Incheon to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2400
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1700 - RM 10000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Gimhae to Kuala Lumpur via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 7500
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
RM 14 - RM 23
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 70
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 170
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
RM 239
Economy Class
RM 171
Standing
RM 145
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 38
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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