Cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur

Flight information Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur

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Average flight time, total distance 269 kilometres

0h 45min

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Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur is $19. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
0h 45min is the average flight time from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur.
There are 9 airlines who fly direct from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur.
There are 178 flights per week flying from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur, as of July.

Flying from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur

As one of the busiest destinations in Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur encapsulates an affluent metropolis that is sophisticated and well-organised. Behind its posh malls and glittering night lights, tourists are also drawn to its diverse and multicultural society.

Flights to Kuala Lumpur typically arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. There are 2 main terminals at the airport; the main terminal is called KLIA and the second terminal is called KLIA2. They are both served with direct train. Singaporeans do not require a visa to stay in Malaysia for a period of less than 30 days.

Airlines that fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

The top airline that service Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur flights directly is Malaysia Airlines.

The only budget airlines that offer the cheapest Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur flights is Air Asia, which are available 7 days a week, with direct flights.

Arrival at Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is located about 60km away from the city center (KL Sentral). The airport, which currently accommodates 75 million passengers, is equipped with top-notch facilities and services. There are a few lounges that you can pay to enjoy the food and facilities within.

There are also over 50 dining options ranging from restaurants, cafes and bars and over 100 stores that travellers can shop from. Stores available include PANDORA and Sunglass Hut, and restaurants like Eden or The Olive Tree are available for dining. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport. If you haven't arranged any accommodation, the nearby hotels are Sama-Sama Hotel and Hotel Seri Raha.

Leaving the airport is a breeze as there are 3 main ways: taxi and limousines, shuttle bus and train. Taxi fares are metered and it takes about 60 minutes to the city center. The fares range from MYR 60 (SGD $19.85) to MYR 80 (SGD $26.47).

The cheapest way to the city center is by Airport Coach bus, which runs throughout the day. It takes 60 minutes and costs about MYR 10 (SGD $3.31). However, The KLIA Express train is the quickest way to get to the city, which takes about 30 minutes and costs MYR 55 (SGD $18.20).

Kuala Lumpur recommendations

Kuala Lumpur is a large metropolis, hence travellers are recommended to stay for at least 4 days to hit all the top things to do there. For a multicultural experience, head to Chinatown, Little India and Kampung Baru. Travellers can indulge in the cheap, local food here, visit major cultural sites and shop for souvenirs.

For exceptional man-made attractions, head to Petronas Twin Towers, one of the tallest buildings in the world. To enjoy scenic views at night while dining at a revolving restaurant, head to KL Tower. Visit Batu Caves, a majectic limestone hill surrounded with cave temples, or the sprawling Lake Gardens to get your nature fix.

Kuala Lumpur is a melting pot of different local and international cultures, so the choices of food are abundant. Some of the must-try foods in Kuala Lumpur include Roti Canai (fluffy, buttery flatbread), Bak Kut Teh (pork ribs in Chinese herbal broth), Satay (charcoal-grilled skewered meat) and Nasi Lemak (coconut rice with sambal and assorted side condiments).

Frequently asked questions about flights from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur

What is the time difference between Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur?

There is no time difference between Johor Bahru (GMT +8:00) and Kuala Lumpur (GMT +8:00).

What is the weather like in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur enjoys fairly predictable weather throughout the year with the hottest months spanning from February to April. Avoid travelling from November to March as the average number of rainy days is higher during those months. The best time to visit Kuala Lumpur is June until August.

What is the exchange rate between SIngapore Dollars and Malaysian Ringgit?

As of 29 October 2018, the local currency is the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR). The current exchange rate is MYR 1 = SGD $0.33 (USD $1 = MYR 4.18).

What is the average cost of a meal in Kuala Lumpur?

The average cost of living (including eating out) is comparable to Kuala Lumpur. A local meal in Johor Bahru may cost approximately MYR 15 and this is expected to be around MYR 17 (SGD $5.62) in Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur is also home to many hawker centers that you can choose from, so an average meal may only cost MYR 6 (SGD $1.98) or less.

What is the average cost of a hotel in Kuala Lumpur?

The average cost per room night in Kuala Lumpur is comparable to Johor Bahru. A typical room in a 4-star property may cost around MYR 320 (SGD $105.82) per night in Johor Bahru, while in Kuala Lumpur, it is approximately MYR 450 (SGD €148.80).

Getting from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur Airport

Johor Bahru is served with Senai International Airport, which has two passenger terminals: domestic terminal and international terminal.

Free Wifi is offered at the airport, and you can dine in a number of places, including the likes of Subway or Old Town White Coffee. Shops available include the Exotic Leather House and MPH Bookstores.

The airport is easily accessible from the city via train, taxi and bus. The nearest train station is Kulai Train Station and you can take a taxi from there to the airport. Causeway Link bus No. 333 goes from Larkin Bus Terminal to the airport. A taxi takes 30 minutes from the city center.

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