Flights from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur

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Here you can compare cheap flights from Colombo (CMB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Kuala Lumpur. Prices and availability may change at any time.

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Favourite airline: AirAsia Berhad
AirAsia Berhad is the most popular airline for flights from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur.
AirAsia Berhad
50 %
Malaysia Airlines
13 %
Singapore Airlines
13 %
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Flights with a stopover are on average £30.00 more expensive than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
03h 45min
12h 20min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
03h 45min, from £240
77 %
1 stopover Singapore Changi
17h 35min, from £296
13 %
1 stopover Chennai (Madras)
12h 20min, from £270
7 %

Useful information about the flight from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur

Fly to Kuala Lumpur

The capital city of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is a first class tourist attraction.  There is great entertainment, shopping facilities, historical sites and attractions.

Peak travel times for Kuala Lumpur

The best time to travel to Kuala Lumpur is from May until August when there is less rain. The city also has many holidays and festivals like the Chinese New Year, first full moon of the year between 21.01 and 21.02. January, Thaipusam -Tamil Hindu festival for Murugan, 15km long parade from the city centre to Batu caves. The 31st August is a National holiday Hari Merkdeka (Independence Day) with parades, events and large firework displays. The Islamic festival (Eid al-Adha) varies in dates while the Festival at the end of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) is during the 9th month of the Islamic calendar.

Kuala Lumpur travel preparations

No visas are required by British citizens if staying for less than three months as a tourist. Passports should be valid for six months or more from the date of entry. It's recommended to get vaccinated before travelling to Kuala Lumpur: Hepatitis A, Tetanus and Diphtheria are recommended. Regarding the cost of living, prices are much cheaper than in the UK. Street food is from around 6 MYR, lunch ca. 16 MYR and soft drinks about 2 MYR.  Alcohol and beer are quite expensive, roughly 12 MYR, similar to western style restaurants. For shopping, locally produced textiles are quite cheap.

Local Kuala Lumpur facts 

The airport to Kuala Lumpur KLIA-Ekspres train is around 35 MYR for a journey time or about 30 minutes. The Airport coach shuttle bus price is around 10 MYR, taking approximately 70 minutes to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station.  A taxi will set you back around 80 MYR. 

Guesthouse or hostel accommodation is in the region of 30 MYR. Expect to pay around 70 MYR to stay in a three-star hotel. 

If you intend using public transport during your visit to Kuala Lumpur, buses, suburban trains and metros cost from 2 MYR. Taxi prices are around 3 MYR for the first 2 km then 2 MYR per km. There's also a surcharge at night between 0-6 o'clock.

Flight information: Colombo - Kuala Lumpur

Outbound and return from £180.36
Flight duration min. 03:40 / max. 03:50
Return flight duration min. 03:25/ max. 03:30
Distance 2470 km
Flights per week 40
Departure airport Airport Colombo (CMB)
Departure country Flights from Sri Lanka
Arrival airport Airport Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Destination country Flights to Malaysia