How to go → HANOI to KUALA LUMPUR? ☀️

How to get from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur
How to travel from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur? You can travel by plane, bus, train.

1. Flights to Kuala Lumpur
2. By Land to Kuala Lumpur
3. FAQ + Travel Tips + Info
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From Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur you can travel by plane, bus, train.

    • From Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is possible to travel by plane or bus and train via Laos and Thailand. The most fastest way is to take a direct flight – flights are sometimes very cheap and cost only about $70-100/pp and travel by plane takes about 3-3.5 hours. There are also various flights with stopover in another city of Asia. Travel distance from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur by plane is about 2000 km. It is also possible travel by land – via Laos and Thailand. You can travel by sleeper bus from Hanoi to Vientiane, from Vientiane or Nong Khai to Bangkok (bus, train), from Bangkok to Hat Yai (bus, train) and from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur (bus, train). Travel by land via Laos and Thailand to Kuala Lumpur takes about 2-3 days and it is a good idea only if you want to visit Laos and Thailand. In Thailand and Malaysia you can travel by train, there are various railway routes. Book and buy your bus/train tickets or direct flights from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur online and enjoy your trip in Malaysia.
    • Search and book your flight from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur online

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    • Kuala Lumpur, but commonly referred to simply as KL is the largest and the capital of Malaysia. The city lies on an area of 244 km². Petronas Twin Towers Petronas and KL Tower (Menara KL) – are the dominant feature of the city visible from a distance from all sides. The twins are located in the KLCC district and the KL Tower is near the Twins, height is 452 meters. Major companies are based here and the lower part is filled with expensive boutiques and restaurants. Kuala Lumpur has about 1.3 millions of people, however, Kuala Lumpur’s urban agglomeration, also called the Klang Valley, is inhabited by about 7.2 million inhabitants. It is the fastest growing region in the country, both economically and in terms of population. Kuala Lumpur is visited by millions of foreign tourists every year. From Kuala Lumpur you can easily travel by bus/train/plane to Singapore (only about 350 km), there are also direct flights to Langkawi. From Kuala Lumpur you can also travel to Genting Highlands, it is close to KL and accessible by bus or taxi.

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How do I get from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?


1. FLIGHTS from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur

    • there are direct flights from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur
    • travel by plane from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur takes about 3-3.5 hours
    • airlines from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur: Vietnam Airlines, Air Asia, Malindo Air, Malaysia Airlines…
    • direct flight from Hanio to KL costs about $70-200/pp
    • travel by plane is the most fastest way how to get from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia
    • there are also flights with stopover in Singapore, search these flights at Baolau or 12go.asia
    • flights from Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
    • Search and book your flight from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur on Baolau ➜ or 12go.asia ➜
    • from Hanoi city centre to Noi Bai Airport you can travel by Express Airport Bus No.86
    • from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur city centre you can travel by KLIA Expres airport train
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Flight from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur is the most fastest and comfortable option of transfer.


2. BUS + TRAIN from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur


From Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia you can also travel by combination of bus and train – by land. You will be traveling via Laos (Hanoi to Vientiane) and Thailand (Vientiane to Bangkok + Bangkok to Hat Yai + Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur). It is a good but slow way how to explore also another interesting places. Bus or train tickets can be booked very easily online. This option takes a lot of time and to travel by bus is not so comfortable. In Thailand and Malaysia you can travel by train, in Thailand – from Bangkok to Hat Yai you can book sleeper berth.

There are these 4 bus and train travel routes from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur:

1. From Hanoi to Vientiane (bus, flight) – Vientiane is the closest city to Thailand, travel by bus takes about 24 hours.
2. From Vientiane to Bangkok (bus, train, flights) – From Vientiane or Nong Khai you can travel by bus + train to Bangkok.
3. From Bangkok to Hat Yai (bus, train, flight) – Travel by bus or train from Bangkok to southern Thailand.
4. From Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur (bus, flight) – Travel by bus from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur takes about 9 hours.

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Paper Plane Hostel in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap backpackers hostels in Kuala Lumpur.
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A&R Boutique Hotel in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

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Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury 5 star hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

12go.asia – search and book your tickets, flights online

– this company sells the train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Thailand (+ tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Shanghai to Hangzhou, Shanghai to Suzhou, Beijing to Shanghai…)
– ferry tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Phu Quoc, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Tao, Koh Chang, Koh Phangan to Krabi
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Surat Thani, Bangkok to Hua Hin, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Pattaya
– you can use an online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam and Thailand
– read the all information about train tickets and trains in Thailand

Baolau – search and book your tickets, flights online

– train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Vietnam (+Cambodia and Laos, China, Malaysia, Myanmar…)
– flights of Vietnamese Airlines, JetStar Pacific, VietJet Air, Air Asia… in Southeast Asia
– tickets for the ferries and boats in Vietnam, eg. ferries to Cat Ba, ferries to Mui Ne, ferry to Koh Rong, ferry to Nam Du..
– various travel routes in Cambodia, eg. Koh Rong to Siem Reap, Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Kampot to Phnom Penh
– acceptable online train e-ticket in your smartphone in Vietnam (recommended – print your tickets)
– read all the information before you book your tickets, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

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Entrance to the Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur.
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In the Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur.


FAQ + TIPS – Travel from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur:

1. How to book tickets or flights Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • You can book tickets or flights from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur online on Baolau or 12go.asia.

2. How long does it take to get from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel by plane from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur takes about 3-3.5 hours (direct flights).
    • Travel by bus/train from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur (via Laos, Thailand) takes about 2-3 days.

3. What is the travel distance from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel distance from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur is about 3000 km by bus/train via Laos and about 2000 km by plane. It can change and depends where you will be traveling.

4. How much does it cost to travel from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel by plane from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur costs about $70-200/pp (direct flights).
    • Travel by bus/train from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur (via Laos, Thailand) costs about $100+/pp.

5. What is the best way of transport from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • The best and fastest way of transport from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by plane. There are direct flights to Kuala Lumpur every day and various flights with stopover in another city.

6. What is the cheapest way of getting from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • The cheapest way of transport from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by plane – low-cost direct flight.

7. Why do not to travel by bus/train from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • It is good to know – travel by bus and train via Laos takes a lot of time. It is a good option only if you want to visit Laos and Thailand. If you want to get directly to Kuala Lumpur it is better to take a direct flight.

8. Is there a train from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • No, there is no railway between Hanoi and Kuala Lumpur, it is not possible to travel by train from Vietnam to Malaysia. You can travel by train in Thailand – from Nong Khai to Hat Yai and in Malaysia.

9. Is there a railway network in Malaysia?

10. Is it possible to travel by bus from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Yes, it is possible but it has a few steps. Bus from Hanoi to Vientiane, bus from Vientiane (or Nong Khai) to Bangkok, bus from Bangkok to Hat Yai and bus from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur.

11. How to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kuala Lumpur city?

    • Kuala Lumpur International Airport, known as KLIA is one of Asia’s air hubs. It is located in a part called Sepang about 50 kilometers from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The fastest but also expensive way to get from the airport is the KLIA Expres airport train, which takes about 30 minutes to the city center. At 15-minute intervals, it runs between 5:00 and 24:00. The price can range from 15 to 35 RM, depending on the special offer, the number of people transported and whether you buy a return ticket.
    • You can use the „Air Coach“, which runs about every 30 minutes from 7:00 to 24:00. You can also use a combination of city bus and train, the price is around 7 RM, the journey takes about 1.5 hour. There are also various private taxi companies to and from the airport.

12. Where to go from Kuala Lumpur?

    • You can travel to various places in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is the most important transport hub. You can travel by train/bus/plane to Penang or you can travel to the south – to Malacca or you can take a bus to Cameron Highlands. You can also travel by bus/plane + ferry to Redang Island via Kuala Terengganu.

13. What are the interesting things and facts of Malaysia?

    • In summary, Malaysia encapsulates a harmonious coexistence of diverse elements, weaving together a cultural, culinary, and natural mosaic that captivates visitors. From the modern grandeur of the Petronas Towers to the cultural vibrancy of festivals like Hari Raya and Diwali, Malaysia exemplifies unity in its rich diversity. The culinary extravaganza, with dishes like Nasi Lemak and the cultural significance embedded in traditional games like Wau Bulan, showcases a nation proud of its heritage. Read this article: 15 Interesting Facts about Malaysia.

14. What is the weather in Malaysia and what to expect?

    • The weather in Malaysia varies throughout the year. Generally, Malaysia experiences a tropical climate characterized by high temperatures and humidity. The country has two monsoon seasons—the Southwest Monsoon (May to September) and the Northeast Monsoon (November to March). During the Southwest Monsoon, the western coastal areas, including Kuala Lumpur, may experience heavy rainfall. The Northeast Monsoon brings rain to the eastern coastal areas. However, the interior regions and certain islands can be visited year-round.

15. How expensive is traveling and living in Malaysia?

    • Traveling and living in Malaysia can be relatively affordable. The cost depends on factors like accommodation choices, dining preferences, and recreational activities. Street food and budget accommodations are cost-effective, while luxury options can be pricier. Transportation is reasonably priced, and exploring markets often provides budget-friendly options. Overall, Malaysia offers a range of choices to suit different budgets. Read this article: Prices in Malaysia.

16. What is the currency of Malaysia?

    • The Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) is the official currency of Malaysia, symbolized by RM. It is issued and regulated by the central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia. The ringgit is commonly abbreviated as MYR and is used for everyday transactions across the country. Banknotes and coins in various denominations make up the currency, facilitating both cash and electronic transactions. The exchange rate of the Malaysian Ringgit can be influenced by economic factors, global market conditions, and monetary policies set by the central bank.

17. What is the food and cuisine in Malaysia?

    • Malaysian cuisine is a tantalizing blend of flavors and cultural influences. Rooted in Malay, Chinese, Indian, and indigenous cooking styles, it offers a diverse range of dishes that cater to various tastes. Street food, such as the iconic Nasi Lemak, Satay, and Roti Canai, is widely celebrated. The use of aromatic spices, herbs, and coconut milk creates a symphony of tastes, making Malaysian food a culinary adventure that reflects the country’s multicultural heritage.

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