How to get from VIETNAM to MALAYSIA?

How to travel from Vietnam to Malaysia? You can travel by land via Cambodia, Thailand or you can travel by plane.

1. Vietnam to Malaysia
2. How to book tickets
3. Travel to Malaysia
4. Routes in Malaysia
5. Faqs + Travel Tips
6. Book Tickets Online

From Vietnam to Malaysia you can travel by bus, train or plane.

    • If you are in Southeast Asia you should definitely visit Malaysia. Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia, located partly on a peninsula of the Asian mainland and partly on the northern third of the island of Borneo. West (peninsular) Malaysia shares a border with Thailand on the north, is connected by a causeway and a bridge to the island state of Singapore, and has coastlines on the South China Sea and the Straits of Malacca. East Malaysia (Borneo) shares borders with Brunei and Indonesia. Malaysia offers very nice beaches, jungles, nature and some place are not so visited by foreign tourists. There are various ways how to get to Malaysia from Vietnam. You can travel by land via Cambodia and Thailand by combination of bus and train or you can take a direct flight to Kuala Lumpur.

You can travel via Cambodia, Thailand by combination of bus+train.

    • You can travel from Vietnam to Malaysia by land via Cambodia and Thailand. This countries offer various modern bus and train connections. The most fastest way is to travel by plane, there are some direct flights between Vietnam and Malaysia, e.g. Hanoi > Kuala Lumpur, Saigon > Kuala Lumpur + Penang. There are 3 routes, if you will be traveling by land from Ho Chi Minh City: 1. From Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok, 2. Bangkok to Hat Yai, 3. Hat Yai to Penang (or Kuala Lumpur). Malaysia does not have so wide railway network, but it is covered very well by bus connections, for example, you can travel by bus from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore. Railway network in Malaysia connects Kuala Lumpur with the north and south and Kota Bharu in the east. The most popular railway route (Jungle train) is from Johor Bahru in the south to the east – to Kota Bharu (Tumpat). The biggest transite hub is in Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur Sentral.

icon-arrow-circle-right How to book bus, train tickets or flights from Vietnam to Malaysia?

Now it is very easy to book bus, train tickets or flights from Vietnam to Malaysia online. You will save your travel time and also money. You can search and book tickets or various flights at or Baolau online. These websites are the one of the best search engines for Southeast Asia. offers to book tickets or flights for various countries of Asia, eg.: Thailand, Malaysia, Philipinnes, Vietnam, China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar. Various well-known transport companies and airlines. Read all the information before you book and buy your tickets online.

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Baolau – search, book and buy tickets in Southeast Asia

– Baolau sells the train and bus tickets, flight mainly for Vietnam (also a tickets for Cambodia and Laos, Malaysia…)
– company offers flights of various airlines in Southeast Asia
– ferry and boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia… (eg. ferry to Cat Ba, ferries to Phu Quoc, ferry to Nam Du Island, Quan Lan…)
– tickets for various routes in Vietnam (eg. Hanoi to Ha Long Bay, Da Lat to Hoi An, Nha Trang to Hoi An
– you can use online train e-ticket in mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– read other information about ticket in your order, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau – search, book and buy tickets in Southeast Asia

– a specialist for tickets mainly for Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar…)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Beijing to Shaghai, Shanghai to Hangzhou, Shenzhen to Guangzhou..)
– tickets for the most poular travel routes in Thailand, eg. Bangkok to Surat Thani, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Phuket
– ferry/boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Koh Rong, Koh Samui, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Chang, Koh Kood
– you can not use an online train ticket in Thailand, you have to print it
– you can use an online train tickets in Vietnam in your mobile phone (not in Thailand)
– if you buy a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Sapa on or Baolau (Orient Express, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station

New Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building in Sarawak.
Semenggoh Nature Reserve in Sarawak.
Wat Phikhultong temple in Kota Bharu, near Tumpat.
Cameron Highlands offers a fresh air and lots of various tea plantations.
National Park of Penang.
Dragon Boat Temple in Kota Bharu.
Langkawi Island offers relax and beautiful and clean beaches.
Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang is one of the biggest buddhist temples in Southeast Asia.

icon-info-circle Faqs + Tips – Travel from Vietnam to Malaysia:

How to book bus + train tickets or flights from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • You can book and buy bus / train tickets or flights from Vietnam to Malaysia online on Baolau or

How long does it take to get from Vietnam to Malaysia?

How much does it cost to travel from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • To get from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur costs about $70-200/pp by plane and about $100+ by bus/train.
    • To get from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang costs about $70-100/pp by plane and about $60+/pp by bus/train.

What is the travel distance from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • Travel distance from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is about 1000 km by plane and about 3000 km by bus/train.
    • Travel distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang is about 2000 km by bus/minivan and about 915 km by plane.

What is the best and fast option of transport from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • The best and fastest way how to get to Malaysia from Vietnam is to travel by plane. There are direct flights, e.g. between Hanoi and Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City and Penang or Kuala Lumpur.

What is the cheapest way of transport from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • The most cheapest way how to travel to Malaysia from Vietnam is to travel by bus/train via Cambodia and Thailand. But teoretically there are also cheap direct flights, sometimes these flights start at $60-80/pp.

Is it possible to travel by train from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • No, there is no railway from Vietnam to Malaysia. But you can travel by train in Cambodia (Phnom Penh > Battambang or Poipet) and in Thailand (Aranyaprathet > Hat Yai in southern Thailand via Bangkok).

Is it possible to travel by boat from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • Teoretically it is possible to travel by boat, but only like a several days private cruise.

Are there direct flights from Vietnam to Malaysia?

    • Yes, there are direct flights to Malaysia from Vietnam. E.g. from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur or Ho Chi Minh City to Penang or Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia.

What are the most important international airports in Malaysia?

    • The most important international airports in Malaysia is in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Langkawi and Kota Bharu.

Where to go and travel from Malaysia?

    • From Malaysia you can travel by bus or plane to Thailand or by bus or plane to Singapore. Thailand and Singapore are the neighbouring countries. There are also various international flights from Kuala Lumpur to the all world.

icon-arrow-circle-right Book your train, bus tickets or flights in Malaysia + Schedule:

(you can change your departure, arrival, eg. Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur to Singapore…)

K. Lumpur to SingaporeK. Lumpur to PenangKL to Cameron HighlandsMalaccaSingaporeLangkawiPenangButterworth to KLPenang to Singapore

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