The Kuching International Airport is a single-terminal international airport that has been renovated in 2006. It houses a variety of duty-free shops, restaurants and limited travel services like currency exchange, ATM machines and an information counter. While there are sufficient seats around the Departures area for sleeping, travellers looking for a bit of comfort may consider a paid airport lounge. Alternatively, the Imperial Hotel Kuching is located just 5 minutes drive from the airport and complimentary airport shuttle can be arranged with the hotel. If you wish to stay in the airport, complimentary WiFi is offered and available at certain designated areas.
Flights to Kuching International Airport (KCH)
The majority of the flights that arrive at the Kuching International Airport are from other Malaysian cities which include (but not limited to) Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sibu. There are also a handful of flights which connect directly to Kuching from other international gateways like Singapore. Popular airlines that fly into this airport include Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia.
Cheapest flights to Kuching International Airport (KCH)
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Travelling to and from Kuching International Airport to Kuching’s city centre
The city centre of Kuching is located just 20 minutes away from the Kuching International Airport. As such, travellers are advised to take a pre-paid taxi as they are affordable (SGD 8 or MYR 26) and they will take you directly to your hotel. There is also a minibus option that will take you to your hotel for less but the duration of such trips may take up to an hour during peak hour. For information on car rentals, please check out the Car Hire page.
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