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Route Information for Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

Origin Airport IATA CodeKUL
Destination Airport IATA CodeMEL
Distance3924 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesMalaysia Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival9:15AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:15AM UTC

Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

Flying out of Kuala Lumpur International Airport

If you're searching for affordable flights from Kuala Lumpur, check out Orbitz.com. The site can help you find discounts on things like hotels, airplane tickets and car rentals. When you enter in your travel details, the site will deliver options from several different carriers. You'll then be able to choose the pricing and itinerary that works best for your schedule and your wallet. Flights leaving Kuala Lumpur fly out of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, located 31 miles from the city center. The airport is one of the biggest in Southeast Asia, and is high-end and modern, with plenty of the amenities that the sophisticated traveler has come to expect. Airlines serving this airport include United Airways, Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways.

Transportation to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

One of the best ways to get to the airport is via train. The KLIA Ekspres costs $11 and can get you from the city to the airport in just under half an hour. You can also take the regular KLIA commuter train, which makes three major stops between the airport and the city.

Parking at the Airport

There are long-term and short-term parking facilities at the airport. Short-term parking costs about $1.25 per hour. If you're interested in long-term parking, you need to book it for a minimum of three days at a total cost of $40.

Dining at the Airport

There are plenty of dining options at the airport. Grab a quick breakfast at Café Marche in the main terminal building before a flight. You could also just grab a quick snack at one of the many kiosks located in each of the terminals. Don't forget to book your flights from Kuala Lumpur through Orbitz.com so that you can get the best deals.

Melbourne International Airport

The Melbourne International Airport is located on Airport Drive in Tullamarine, approximately 12 miles from the center of Melbourne. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, Delta Airlines and Skywest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flight combinations to find cheap flights to Melbourne. This easy-to-use website has all the tools you need to find deals on vacation packages and air tickets that fit within your budget.

Transportation From the Airport

Taking a taxicab from the airport to downtown Melbourne costs approximately $56. The Skybus also takes passengers from the airport to the city. Skybus tickets cost $17 peradult or $38 for a family that includes two adults and one to four children. Public buses also run between the airport and various locations in Melbourne. If you'd like access to a vehicle during your stay, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses five rental car companies, so that you can pick up your vehicle as soon as your flight lands.

Climate in Melbourne

Winter temperatures in Melbourne range from the low 20s to the mid-40s, while the summer temperatures range from the mid-50s to the high 70s. Keep in mind that Melbourne's summer runs from December through February, and June through August are the winter months. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the early or late spring, the weather will be nice, and you'll save money because it's not the city's peak travel season.

Highlights and Attractions

The Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum and the Rippon Lea House & Gardens are some of Melbourne's major attractions. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Melbourne. You can also purchase tickets to local attractions and arrange guided tours.

Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne?

There certainly is. AirAsia X offers direct flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.) to Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), which makes flying from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne a snap.

What is the shortest flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne?

The shortest flight time from Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.) to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) is 7 hours and 55 minutes. Grab a refreshment from the drink cart, write in your travel journal or listen to that podcast — you'll have plenty of time on this medium-haul trip.

What airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur (and vicinity) to Melbourne (and vicinity) most frequently?

AirAsia X operates the most services from Kuala Lumpur (and vicinity) to Melbourne (and vicinity), with 40 flights per month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Melbourne?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Melbourne have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Melbourne with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Melbourne without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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