What was once a very humble town that was not particularly prosperous has become a lively city that has world famous landmarks, such as the Petronas Towers. The towers create a skyline that is very striking and are iconic enough to have been used in both films and TV programs. The multi-cultural city of Kuala Lumpur has a lot to offer visitors including excellent shopping and entertainment areas. It is also a big draw for professionals, as the business areas have consistently thrived. Kuala Lumpur is growing in popularity as a tourist hotspot as well.
Flying to Kuala Lumpur
1. Which airports serve Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur?
There are two international airports that handle passenger flights in Bangkok. The main one is Suvarnabhumi Airport, often just referred to as Bangkok Airport. The second is Don Mueang International Airport. Both see millions of passengers each year. Flights to Kuala Lumpur from Bangkok will land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur?
Air Asia offers regular direct flights between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. Indirect flights are offered by Scoot with a stop in Singapore.
3. How long is the flight?
A direct flight between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur is around 2 hours 15 minutes. If you opt for an indirect flight, depending upon the time of the connecting flight you could be waiting as much as 26 hours to complete your journey. Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour ahead of Bangkok.
4. Climate changes between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur
Temperatures in Bangkok are steady throughout the year between 32°C and 35°C and the rainy season falls between May and October. Visitors to Kuala Lumpur will not notice any difference in the temperatures, but there is a high chance of rain throughout the year thanks to the tropical climate.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
In Kuala Lumpur, the currency is the Malaysian Ringgit, while in Bangkok it is the Thai Baht. Arranging currency in advance is advisable, but currency exchange is also available at airports, hotels and currency exchangers. US passport holders are not required to obtain a visa when entering Malaysia for tourism or business purposes and will be permitted to stay for a period not exceeding 90 days on each visit.
Both cities have become more westernized in recent years and are more laidback than other cities in this part of the world.
Kuala Lumpur Information
When looking for things to do in Kuala Lumpur, the first place to visit must be the Petronas Towers. You can view the whole city from the observation deck and you can get some amazing photos of the whole area. For a little natural beauty, take a trip to Batu Caves. The caves are formed in 400-million-year-old limestone and it is very important to the Hindu culture. There is a Hindi Temple incorporated into the caves that dates back over 100 years.
The Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is great for families, it is jam packed with attractions such as water slides and a man-made river ride. To grab a bargain, head to Chinatown, a very popular tourist destination that is home to really affordable souvenirs. For fine dining make for Plane In The City, the Qureshi Malaysia, or Skillet at 163. Less expensive dining can be found at Healy Mac’s or Dining In The Dark KL.
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur
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The average price for connecting flights from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur is ฿6,008.
The average price for direct flights from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur is ฿4,237.
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The average price for one way flights from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur is ฿2,952.
The average price for round trip flights from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur is ฿4,237.
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