Despite its laid-back, arty reputation, Melbourne is a major financial center, with the headquarters of many of Australia’s top companies being located in the city. However, among the numerous business travelers, there are also many tourists arriving for sporting events, such as cricket matches, Formula One auto racing or the famous horse race, the Melbourne Cup. With sandy beaches that are ideal for sunbathing and watersports, world-class shopping, and countless cultural events, it is no wonder Melbourne is such a popular destination for a city break.
Flying to Melbourne
1. Which airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne?
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 50km from the center of the city. It has a long-term carpark for those arriving at the airport in their own vehicles, although it is also well served by public transport links, including buses and the Express Rail Link. Subang Skypark is a smaller airport, closer to central Kuala Lumpur, but a flight to Melbourne from Kuala Lumpur will depart from the international airport.
Melbourne is served by four airports but only one handles international flights – Melbourne Airport. Conveniently located 23km from the city’s center, the airport is well served by public transport, with the bus, train or tram all options for continuing your journey. Car rental is readily available at the terminal.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne?
For a direct flight to Melbourne from Kula Lumpur, you will need to fly with Air Asia or Malaysia Airlines. If you do not mind a stop, you can also fly with Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Emirates, Scoot and Singapore Airlines.
3. How long is the flight?
A direct flight to Melbourne from Kuala Lumpur will take about 7 hours 40 minutes, while if you take a connecting flight, you can expect a journey of at least 9 hours 30 minutes. Melbourne is two hours ahead of Kuala Lumpur, so you will also need to factor this into the journey time.
4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur and Melbourne
Melbourne experiences a temperate oceanic climate with mild winters and warm summers, with rain a possibility in any season. At any time of the year, the city is likely to feel cooler than Kuala Lumpur, but particularly so in the winter months of June to August.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency in Melbourne is the Australian dollar. You can exchange money at hotels, banks and airports. major credit cards are widely accepted in the city.
A visa is required to enter Australia, with different types of visas available depending on which passport you hold. Options include an electronic visa, which you can apply for online.
While both Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur are cosmopolitan cities with many modern buildings, when you arrive in Melbourne, you will leave the minarets and Mughal-style domes of Kuala Lumpur behind and arrive in a city that was not founded until 1835. Enjoy stunning views from the observation deck of the Eureka Tower, take the children to the Melbourne Zoo, visit the shops and cafés of Melbourne’s famous laneways, and enjoy the restaurants and events of Federation Square.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia?
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia.
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Compare Flight Prices from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia 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 Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia flights.
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|February||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Malindo||2/23/20||2/28/20||1||MYR1,608|
|March||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Philippine||3/5/20||3/11/20||1||MYR1,543|
|April||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Philippine||4/30/20||5/9/20||1||MYR1,543|
|May||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Philippine||5/2/20||5/12/20||1||MYR1,543|
|June||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Philippine||6/6/20||6/12/20||1||MYR1,543|
|July||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Philippine||7/2/20||7/8/20||1||MYR1,543|
|August||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Philippine||8/6/20||8/14/20||1||MYR1,543|
|September||Kuala Lumpur||Melbourne, Australia||Philippine||9/5/20||9/11/20||1||MYR1,543|
Cheap Last Minute Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia
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 Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia is MYR2,181.
The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia is MYR4,201.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia
We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.
The average price for one way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia is MYR1,224.
The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia is MYR2,181.
Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Australia Flight Questions
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