There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train or car

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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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) PVG - KUL
  2. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

$108 - $253

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) SHA - KUL
  2. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

$125 - $375

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) PVG - SZB

$310 - $910

Train to Hangzhou, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou (HGH) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HGH - KUL
  3. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

$133 - $296

Train to Nanjing, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Nanjing South Station
  2. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) NKG - KUL
  3. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

$219 - $535

Drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur 3191.1 miles

$460 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ¥700 - ¥1700 and takes 9 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ¥700 - ¥1700 and takes 9 h 17 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur is 3747 km. The road distance is 5105.7 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to get from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Singapore Airlines, Firefly and six other airlines fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Guangzhou, Penang
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Changsha
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Changsha
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Changsha
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $3,900
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Guangzhou, Penang
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Hong Kong, Penang
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Guangzhou, Penang
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $27
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $85

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