Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur
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Flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Flying to Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go
Cheapest one-way flight
RM 170.31
Cheapest round-trip flight
RM 328.03
Cheapest month to fly
Shortest flight duration

2 hr(s), 45 mins

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Price from

Batik Air (Malaysia)
Monday, 01 Apr 2024
RM 170.31
AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)
Monday, 01 Apr 2024
RM 186.83
Malaysia Airlines
Monday, 01 Apr 2024
RM 234.44
Firefly, AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)
Monday, 01 Apr 2024
RM 240.59
Firefly, Malaysia Airlines
Tuesday, 02 Apr 2024
RM 305.69
AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia), Malaysia Airlines
Saturday, 09 Mar 2024
RM 601.22
AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia), Scoot
Monday, 04 Mar 2024
RM 1,678.60
Super Air Jet, Scoot
Monday, 04 Mar 2024
RM 1,715.99
Garuda Indonesia, Scoot
Monday, 04 Mar 2024
RM 2,650.87

Find the cheapest time to fly to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Here is the cheapest month - or even day - to fly to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Top Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

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Hotel Transit Kuala Lumpur
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Hotel 99 Kuala Lumpur City
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Interesting Activities in Kuala Lumpur

Aquaria KLCC Tickets
Aquaria KLCC Tickets
RM 52.00
RM 45.00
KL Tower Tickets
KL Tower Tickets
RM 19.97
RM 18.00
Blue Ice Skating Rink at KL East Mall Tickets
Blue Ice Skating Rink at KL East Mall Tickets
RM 40.00
RM 35.00
Kuala Lumpur Travel Pass
Kuala Lumpur Travel Pass
RM 131.00
RM 85.50
Zoo Negara Tickets
Zoo Negara Tickets
RM 45.00
RM 37.00
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park Tickets
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park Tickets
RM 60.00
RM 57.00
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a flight ticket from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?
Planning to take off from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur? Grab your ticket on Traveloka with prices starting from RM 205.17, along with additional discounts & promos that can be found on our promo page.
How early should I get to the airport for a domestic & international flight?
For domestic flights, we recommend arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before your scheduled departure time. For international flights, aim to be at the airport at least 3 hours prior to ensure smooth check-in, security checks, and to account for any unexpected delays. It’s better to be early and relaxed than rushing at the last minute right?
When is the best time to buy airline tickets?
Timing is everything when it comes to grabbing airline tickets. Typically, it’s best to book around 4-6 weeks in advance for domestic flights and 2-3 months for international routes. But the prices also depend on the travel demand, seasonality, and major events. You can always monitor the fare trends on Traveloka and set alerts to catch the best deals or promotions!
What is the cheapest day to fly to Kuala Lumpur?
Looking for the best deals to Kuala Lumpur? Historically, midweek flights (particularly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays), tend to be cheaper due to lower demand. However, airfares can fluctuate so we recommend keeping an eye on flight prices and being flexible with your travel dates. Booking in advance can be one the hacks to travel to Kuala Lumpur without breaking the bank!
What information do I need to know when booking a flight?
When booking a flight, every choice sets the tone for your trip. From the preferred flight route – be it direct or with layovers – to the in-flight experience – whether you opt for a standard economy seat or a luxurious first-class journey – and understanding baggage limits, there's a lot to weigh. Other considerations include travel insurance and the airline's booking policies.
How far in advance should I book an international flight?
For international flights, it’s wise to start your search about 5-6 months ahead with the optimal booking window being around 3-4 months before departure. This period often provides a balance between good fares and a reasonable choice of flight times and routes. But please note that several factors such as destination popularity, peak travel season, and regional major events can influence the timeline.
Do I need a passport and visa to fly between Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?
Traveling from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur typically requires specific documents. For international flights, a passport is almost always necessary. However, for domestic flights, neither a passport nor a visa is usually required, but an official ID will be needed. The necessity of a visa depends on the traveler's citizenship and Kuala Lumpur's entry regulations. It's crucial to verify visa requirements, as rules can differ between countries.
Why should I book my flight with Traveloka?
Booking flight tickets with Traveloka can feel like diving into an ocean of options! Our platform provides the most comprehensive choices to ensure you find the perfect flight for your adventure. With our smooth booking process, you'll also be provided with a variety of payment methods. Anxious about transacting online? We've got you covered with our top-tier security for each transaction! With Traveloka, your flight booking journey becomes hassle-free!
How long does it take to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?
2 hour(s) and 45 minutes is the shortest flight time from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur.

Flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and informally referred to as KL, is a federal territory and the capital city of Malaysia. It is the biggest city in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is among the fastest-growing metropolitan regions in Southeast Asia, in both population and economic development. Kuala Lumpur provides various accommodations, including Sunway Putra Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Berjaya Times Square Hotel, and Dorsett Kuala Lumpur. Throughout your trip to Kuala Lumpur, you could not miss many attractions this city has to offer, including but not limited to Petronas Twin Towers, Sunway Lagoon, and Merdeka Square. Travelling from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur will take approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes via flight. However, the travel time may differ depending on the routes available.

When is the best time to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

The best time to visit Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is from January until June, August and September and November until December when you will have a warm temperature and be limited to unexceptional rainfall. The highest average temperature in Kuala Lumpur is 30.1°C in March, and the lowest is 28.0°C in January.

The weather in Kuala Lumpur is tropical year-round, with an average temperature of 27 to 31 degrees Celsius. Kuala Lumpur has tropical monsoon weather prevailing. Rainfall is major for most months of the year, and the quick-dry season has little effect. In Kuala Lumpur, the average annual temperature is 28.6 °C.

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What are the main airports available in Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Kota Kinabalu International Airport is an international airport in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia. It is situated approximately 8 km (5.0 mi) southwest of the city centre. In 2017, 8 million passengers went through the airport, making it the second busiest airport in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Many airlines take off and land here, such as Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Malindo Air, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airlines, and Emirates.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia's main international airport and one of the largest airports in Southeast Asia and worldwide. KLIA is in Sepang District of Selangor, approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of Kuala Lumpur city centre, and serves the Greater Klang Valley metropolis. The airport is the gateway for travellers to Kuala Lumpur and serves by Garuda Indonesia, Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia, and Batik Air. There are many flights available from Kota Kinabalu International Airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport until today.

Places to stay in Kuala Lumpur.

Sunway Putra Hotel Kuala Lumpur - Sunway Putra Hotel Kuala Lumpur is located directly in front of the World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur (formerly known as PWTC). The 650-room hotel is in the heart of the Diamond Triangle, one of Kuala Lumpur's most diverse districts, synonymous with its colourful street scenes, lined with local and trendy cafes and bars, historic landmarks, bustling markets, and a melting pot of Asian cultures and traditions. Strategically situated at the confluence of several expressways and the hotel is directly linked to the PWTC light rail transit station, guests have unrivalled accessibility and connectivity to other hotspots such as Publika, KL Sentral, Mont Kiara and Bangsar.

Berjaya Times Square Hotel - Located in Kuala Lumpur, the Berjaya Times Square is popular with the locals and is the most visited shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. With a great place to shop, you need even great accommodation to stay during your visit. The Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a comfortable five-star hotel that provides you all the comfort you need throughout your stay. Either you are on a business trip or going on a holiday with loved ones, the hotel recommends room selections that will complement your needs. Located right on Imbi Road, Bukit Bintang.

Dorsett Kuala Lumpur - Staying at Dorsett Kuala Lumpur is a great choice when you are visiting Bukit Bintang. The hotel is situated only 0.3 km away from Bukit Bintang Monorail Station. This hotel is very easy to find since it is strategically situated close to public facilities. Dorsett Kuala Lumpur provides complete services and facilities that you and your colleagues need. Have fun with a variety of entertainment facilities for you and the whole family at Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, a wonderful accommodation for your family holiday.

Highlights in Kuala Lumpur.

Petronas Twin Towers - The Petronas Towers, or the Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's official definition and ranking, KLCC were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, when they were surpassed by Taipei 101. The Petronas Towers stay the tallest twin towers in the world.

Sunway Lagoon - The Sunway Lagoon is an amusement park in Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Since its opening, the theme park has added Malaysia’s first surf simulator, the FlowRider in 2010, Malaysia’s first 5D Waterplexx in 2012, and a very large water ride, Vuvuzela, in 2013.

Merdeka Square - Merdeka Square is a square situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Literally Independence Square, it was previously known as the Selangor Club Padang or simply the "Padang" and was used as the cricket green of the Selangor Club. It was here the Union Flag was lowered, and the Malaysian flag lifted for the first time at midnight on 31 August 1957.

Travel tips to Kuala Lumpur.

To have the best experience while travelling, you need to plan your trip well. However, sometimes things are not happening according to plan. Hence, it would be best if you thought of a backup plan. There are many tips that you can follow while travelling.

Bring extra snacks and drinks

When you are travelling, make sure you pack extra snacks and drinks. It will help you feel hungry, especially when travelling in a remote area or waiting for your next flight. It will provide you with energy so you won't feel tired easily, especially when you have low blood pressure. Besides that, packing extra snacks will help you fulfil your hunger in the middle of the night.

Avoid taxis

Taxis might be one of the most accessible transportation that can carry you to the designated destination. However, the fare can be too expensive. To save your budget, you can try public transportation like bus or train. If you still want to travel by car, you can choose e hailing service as the rates are fixed without any hidden or extra charges.

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