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

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 to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11h 47m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) SYD - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$121 - $469

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Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  14h 8m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) SYD - SZB

$203 - $1,615

Fly to Kuantan, bus  •  17h 19m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Kuantan (KUA) SYD - KUA
  2. Take the bus from UMP Gambang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$395 - $1,141

Fly to Ipoh, train  •  19h 51m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ipoh (IPH) SYD - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

$617 - $1,921

Fly to Singapore Changi, bus  •  17h 8m

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

$160 - $442

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $170 - $700 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $170 - $700 and takes 11h 47m.

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The distance between Sydney and Kuala Lumpur is 6614 km.

It takes approximately 11h 47m to get from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 35m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 3h behind Sydney. It is currently 6:50 AM in Sydney and 3:50 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

SilkAir, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia X and three other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4324+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 4133.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 47m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Qantas, Firefly and six other airlines fly from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Soekarno–Hatta, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Sydney to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Sydney to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Soekarno–Hatta, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Kuantan via Canberra, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Sydney to Ipoh via Canberra, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Flights from Sydney to Ipoh via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Sydney to Ipoh via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Sydney to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,600
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi via Canberra
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Kuantan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 37m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Sydney to Ipoh via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sydney to Kuantan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Sydney to Singapore Changi via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
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 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Etika Express
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Universiti Malaysia Pahang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg

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