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Flight information Wellington to Kuala Lumpur

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Average flight time, total distance 8843 kilometres

21h 10min

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Singapore Airlines

Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur is $871. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
21h 10min is the average flight time from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur.

Which airlines fly from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur?

There are no direct flights from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur.

You can take a connecting flight with just 1 stop when you fly with Air New Zealand (via Auckland) or Qantas (via Melbourne or Sydney). These arrive at Kuala Lumpur International (KUL).

If you don't mind a longer flight with more layovers, 2-stop flights may be cheaper.

Is there a time difference between Wellington and Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur is 4 hours behind Wellington from April to September and 5 hours behind in the New Zealand summertime.

What is the weather like in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur is a hot and humid tropical city, with temperatures averaging 27-28°C all year round. The wet season runs from November to March, with November being the wettest month. The rest of the year is relatively dry, but showers can happen at any time.

How expensive is Kuala Lumpur?


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Essential travel information for Kuala Lumpur

  • No visa is required to enter Malaysia if you're staying up to 3 months.
  • Stay safe in Malaysia by checking which areas are safe to travel and which to avoid.

Departing from Wellington

Wellington Airport (WLG) is the 3rd busiest airport in New Zealand. Located 9km from Wellington CBD, it can be reached in 20 minutes by car or taxi (NZ$30-NZ$40) or around 30 minutes by bus (from NZ$12).

The airport has 1 terminal for domestic and international flights, checking in on Level 1. When you've got your boarding pass, you can make use of the airport facilities or head for the departure gates on the right.

If you're taking an international flight, you should get to the airport 3 hours early to avoid delays. If you're taking a domestic connection in Auckland, you should arrive 1 hour early.

Arriving in Kuala Lumpur

There are 2 airports in Kuala Lumpur:

All flights from Wellington arrive at Kuala Lumpur International. This has 2 terminals – KLIA for full-service airlines and klia2 for low-cost carriers. The KLIA Ekspres train travels to the city centre in 30 minutes, while the express bus can take up to an hour. If you're taking a taxi or hiring a car, driving to the city takes around 50 minutes in normal traffic.

Return flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wellington

If you find yourself at the wrong terminal for your return flight from Kuala Lumpur to Wellington, a free shuttle bus connects the 2 terminals at Kuala Lumpur International.

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Please note: all information is correct as of April 2019.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.