How to get from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur?
In this travel guide, you’ll find useful information about traveling from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by flight, bus, and tour, including timetable, ticket prices, and tips.
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur: Overview
The distance between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur is about 298 km (186 miles), and you can easily travel between the two cities by flight and bus.
Flying is the fastest option to get to Kuala Lumpur. You can get between two cities with a one-hour flight.
Taking a bus is an excellent choice if you travel on a budget. The journey is not too long either, about 5 hours.
|Flight||1 hour||$46 (€45)||Check tickets|
|Bus||4h 50m||$21 (€20)||Check tickets|
|Tour||1 day||$576.72 (€553.17)||Check availability|
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur flight
Flying is the fastest way to travel to Kuala Lumpur.
Singapore Airlines, Scoot, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Jetstar, Malindo, and Emirates offer direct flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, and the journey takes about 1 hour.
Planes frequently depart from Singapore Changi Airport and arrive at Kuala Lumpur Airport.
|Journey time||1 hour|
|Price||From $46 (€45)|
|Distance||298 km (186 miles)|
|Frequency||25 flights per day|
|First flight||0:05 am|
|Last flight||9:20 pm|
|Arrival||Kuala Lumpur Airport|
|Changes||Direct flights available|
|Operators||Singapore Airlines, Scoot, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Jetstar, Malindo, Emirates|
|Singapore Airlines||07:10||08:10||Check tickets|
|Malaysia Airlines||08:30||08:30||Check tickets|
How long is the flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur?
The flight takes about 1 hour. Please note that the flight time depends on many factors such as weather conditions and the airline you choose. Airlines’ flight time also differs from 5 to 15 minutes.
How much is the flight ticket from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur?
The flight tickets start at $46 (€45). I highly recommend booking flight tickets in advance to get the best deals.
Where are the departure and arrival airports?
Planes frequently depart from Singapore Changi Airport (Airport Blvd) and arrive at Kuala Lumpur Airport (Persiaran Korporat KLIA, 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia).
When is the first and last flight departing from Singapore?
The first flight departs at 0:05 am, and the last flight leaves the airport at 9:20 pm. However, the schedule may change depending on the day and weather. You can check the latest schedules here.
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur bus
Traveling by bus is another convenient and efficient way to get from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur.
KKKL Express, StarMart, and Transtar Travel offer frequent bus services to Kuala Lumpur, and the trip takes about 4 hours and 50 minutes. There are buses every 30 minutes to 1 hour for this route.
The ticket price starts at $21 (€20).
Please come at least 30 minutes before departure for check-in procedures.
|Journey time||4 hours and 50 mins|
|Distance||298 km (186 miles)|
|Frequency||80 buses per day|
|First bus||00:30 am|
|Last bus||11:45 pm|
|Departure station||Kovan Hub, Golden Mile Complex|
|Arrival station||Berjaya Times Square, TBS KL, KL Sentral|
|Operators||KKKL Express, StarMart, Transtar Travel|
|KKKL Express||6:30||11:20||Check tickets|
|KKKL Express||7:00||12:22||Check tickets|
|Transtar Travel||9:00||14:06||Check tickets|
How long is the bus from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur?
The bus to Kuala Lumpur takes about 4 hours and 50 minutes to 5 hours and 15 minutes, depending on your pickup and drop-off location.
How much is the bus ticket from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur?
The bus ticket to Kuala Lumpur costs about $21 (€20) to $29 (€28). The most affordable operator is Transtar Travel SG. Expect to pay as low as $21 for your ticket.
Where are the departure and arrival stations?
Depending on the bus operators, buses depart from Kovan Hub Bus Terminal (Hougang Street 21, Singapore) or Golden Mile Complex (Beach Road, Kallang, Singapore). You can select the drop-off location at Berjaya Times Square, TBS Kuala Lumpur, or KL Sentral.
When is the first and last bus depart from?
The first bus departs at 00:30 am, while the last one leaves at 11:45 pm. For the latest schedule, please check here.
Day trip from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur
Taking a day trip from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is also an excellent idea.
You’ll see the most famous attractions such as Malacca, Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, National Palace, and Independence Square. The guide will also explain fascinating stories about its colonial past on a scenic cruise down the Melaka River.
The tour includes all border paperwork and drive-through lane usage at the border (no standing-in-line), so it’s hassle-free and enjoyable.