Kuala Lumpur is the capital of (and the largest city in) Malaysia, so it’s no surprise that it’s deemed one of the country’s most popular cities for visitors. There are a whole host of things to do here, including famous sites like the Petronas Towers and its sky-bridge as well as historic sites such as the National Mosque of Malaysia. Sports fans can head to the Cheras Stadium for a football game, while those traveling for work can make the most of Kuala Lumpur’s position as an Asian commerce hub in the city center’s business district.
Flying to Kuala Lumpur
1. Which Airports serve Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?
When leaving Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport is located on Chek Lap Kok island just a short ride away on the Airport Express train service. When landing in Kuala Lumpur, you’ll be at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and a connection into the city on the KLIA Express is easy.
2. Which Airlines operate flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?
You can choose from a range of carriers on the Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur route, including AirAsia and Malaysian Airlines.
3. How long is the flight?
It’s easy to fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur and a direct flight takes roughly four hours. As this is a commonly flown route and a major business corridor, flights between these two cities operate the whole year round.
4. Climate changes between Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur
Hong Kong enjoys a subtropical climate which gives it an average July temperature high of 87°F. In Kuala Lumpur, it’s likely that you’ll experience average high temperatures of 89°F all year round due to the tropical rainforest climate.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency in Hong Kong is the Hong Kong dollar and you’ll need to convert this to the Malaysian ringgit. This should be simple, although it may be worth organizing your currency conversion in advance just to be sure. People with a Hong Kong passport will need to get a visa to enter Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur Information
Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur have a lot in common but you’ll notice some differences too. While Hong Kong is a densely-packed city-state, Kuala Lumpur is a sprawling metropolis and the difference is noticeable.
Kuala Lumpur was historically a home for the rubber industry, although now it has a diverse economy. Many of the tourist sites here are quite modern, such as the 88-story Petronas Towers. Culture is also on offering across Kuala Lumpur, though, and it’s advisable to check out everything from the Galeri Petronas to the Balai Seni Negara. Food and drink are common ways for many visitors to Kuala Lumpur to really get to grips with the local culture. Classic Malaysian dishes such as curry laksa are offered here and there are many restaurants to try in the Bukit Bintang district. For those who want some fresh air in this busy environment, parks like the KLCC Park are definitely worth visiting.
Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:50 -04:00
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|< 7 days||$1,921||$3,661|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur
We've examined 215,181,508 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur flights.
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|September||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||25/9/23||26/9/23||0||$1,921|
|October||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||4/10/23||10/10/23||0||$1,317|
|November||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||1/11/23||2/11/23||0||$1,560|
|December||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||1/12/23||2/12/23||0||$2,383|
|January||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||16/1/24||18/1/24||0||$1,897|
|February||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||21/2/24||26/2/24||0||$1,897|
|March||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||5/3/24||9/3/24||0||$1,897|
|April||Hong Kong||Kuala Lumpur||Malindo||22/4/24||29/4/24||0||$2,242|
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $2,877.
The average price for direct flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $2,234.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur
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The average price for one way flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $1,161.
The average price for round trip flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $2,125.
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