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Flights to Malaysia: Best deals and airport information

Know the best areas to fly into Malaysia from Australia and how to get to your accommodation.

Malaysia has a number of airports and airlines that serve direct flights from Australia, including Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Langkawi and Kota.

If you're scratching your head trying to figure out which is best for you to fly into, then look no further as this short and simple guide can help you find the best airport for you to fly into and the top airlines to fly on to get there cheaply and quickly.

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Asia flights from $529 return with Malaysia Airlines

Valid for travel between January - June 2019. Sample fare is Perth-Bangkok. Destinations include Hong Kong, Tokyo and more. T&Cs apply.

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London flights from $1,019 return

Valid for travel from 21 April - 7 June 2019 and 1 October - 15 November 2019 with Malaysia Airlines. Sample fare is Perth-London.

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International flights from $242 return

Valid for travel on select dates. Sample fare is Perth-Bali. Destinations include London, Dublin, Rome, Seoul, Los Angeles, Langkawi, Colombo, Singapore and more.

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What you need to know about fights to Malaysia

Who flies to Malaysia?

Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, AirAsia and AirAsia X all fly direct from Australia to Malaysia. Airlines with non-direct flights include Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Asiana Airlines and Jetstar. Direct flights from Australia are only available to Kuala Lumpur.

What are the closest airports to Malaysia?

There are five international airports serving Malaysia. These are: Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Penang International Airport, Langkawi International Airport, Kota Kinabalu International Airport and Kuching International Airport.

What airport transfer options are available?

  • From Kuala Lumpur International Airport: Car transfers and rentals are available. Uber services the airport costing from RM77–158. Taxis, coach buses and the Express Rail Link connect the airport to the city centre.
  • From Penang International Airport: Airport transfers, Uber (RM299–884), car hire, buses and taxis are also available.
  • From Langkawi International Airport: Transfers can be booked and cars rented. Uber costs RM383–1119 and taxis are available.
  • From Kota Kinabalu International Airport: Taxis are available, Uber costs RM12–17, cars can be hired or transfers are available.
  • From Kuching International Airport: Uber (RM10–14), taxis, car hire and transfers are available.

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Stephanie Yip

Stef is the Travel Editor at finder.com.au and has been writing about travel for over a decade. She's visited over 50 countries and has had some incredible experiences, including hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, hitchhiking across Romania and seeing the Northern Lights (twice!). And while she’d never say no to a luxury escape, she's far more likely to stretch her travel dollars as far as they can go by keeping her ear to the ground for unbeatable travel bargains. And she'll tell you all about them, too! Stef has had articles featured on Travel Weekly, Escape and Hostelworld.

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