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Fares from $180 One Way, $328 Round Trip from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

Prices starting at $328 for return flights and $180 for one-way flights to Kuala Lumpur were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Kuala Lumpur from Shanghai

Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There sure are. As a matter of fact, there are 3 airlines that fly direct from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.). Book your ticket with one of these popular carriers:

  • Shanghai Airlines
  • AirAsia X
  • Malaysia Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?

With the flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur taking a minimum of 5 hours and 20 minutes, you'll have enough time to relax and enjoy the ride. Grab an in-flight vino and get comfy in your seat with an absorbing novel or movie.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur most frequently?

There are two airlines offering frequent flights from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), including Shanghai Airlines (FM). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 52 flights on this route every month. If you want to broaden your options, take a look at the ticket prices with AirAsia X (D7), which has 28 flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur every month.

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Plan Your Trip from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Flying Into Kuala Lumpur International Airport

The easiest way to find cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur is to book your air ticket on Orbitz.com. Whichever flight you take, you'll be flying into Kuala Lumpur International Airport, located about 31 miles from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The airport is one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur International is high-end and modern, with plenty of the amenities that sophisticated travelers have come to expect. Airlines servicing the airport include Qantas, Lufthansa, British Airways, and Air China.

Transportation From Kuala Lumpur International Airport

One of the best ways to leave the airport is via train. The KLIA Ekspres can get you from the airport to the city center in just under half an hour for $11. You can also take the regular KLIA commuter train, which stops at three major stations between the airport and the city. Of course, all the major car rental agencies are represented at the airport. Just book your rental car on Orbitz.com when you make your flight reservations to ensure that you get the best rates.

Weather in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur's climate is usually mild and sunny. Temperatures typically hover around 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Monsoon season, which is characterized by heavy rains and flooding, lasts from October to March.

Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur

The Islamic Arts Museum has an extensive collection of Islamic art and artifacts. The Aquaria KLCC is a world-class aquarium featuring over 5000 exhibits. Book your cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur through Orbitz.com today to get your trip started.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.