Arriving in Kuala Lumpur

Book your flights to Kuala Lumpur with Etihad Airways and prepare to immerse yourself in the rich and rewarding culture of the friendly Malaysian people in this vibrant city.

Plan Your Kuala Lumpur Holiday

Travel to Kuala Lumpur is a year round opportunity to get to know the culture and friendly inhabitants of this world class city. Its numerous open air markets offer your senses a kaleidoscope of colours, sights and sounds, not to mention bargains. Just about anything that you may want to buy is more than likely available in Kuala Lumpur. Its world renowned festivals including the massive Chinese New Year celebrations add to the city’s allure and charm. Buy your tickets to Kuala Lumpur if you plan on visiting during the New Year celebration to avoid any disappointment.

Cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur are fairly scarce with the rainy season falling around the same time as the New Year Festival. The rest of the year the climate remains constant at around 30 degrees Celsius and tourists travel here is almost continuous. The best way to find flight deals to Kuala Lumpur is to keep checking in with Etihad Airways’ Deals section on a regular basis.

Flying from Malaysia

You can book flights from Malaysia to many international destinations with Etihad Airways and experience a high quality flight that will always meet your expectations.

Major Airports in Malaysia

International flights depart from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), located at Sepang, just 60km from the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. The passenger terminal contains a hotel and multiple shopping areas. Most of the international flights are handled through the Satellite terminal within the complex, which boasts a gorgeous jungle boardwalk, complete with waterfall and greenery.

Penang International Airport (PEN) serves the city of George Town. Despite being described as one of the busiest airports in the country, travellers will typically find that it is not over crowded.

Airport Transportation in Malaysia

You can take a KLIA Express train to Kuala Lumpur Airport in 28 minutes from Kuala Lumpur. A taxi to Kuala Lumpur airport is another option, but you must pre-purchase a ticket at the Arrival Level. There are also bus lines with routes to the airport.

A bus to Penang Airport takes about 1 hour and it is provided by Rapid Penang through 3 bus routes: 401E, 306, and 102. By taxi, the trip is about 45 minutes.

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Interested in Kuala Lumpur? Consider Almaty

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Almaty and discover a city of fountains and lakes. This city will surprise you with its modern character and natural landscapes that are so beautiful that they take your breath away.

Plan Your Almaty Holiday

Travel to Almaty and discover a world that for a long time remained hidden from the European traveller. In the Tengri Umai Gallery you'll find an amazing selection of Soviet and local artists’ work, in the Central State Museum you will learn the history of Kazakhstan, and in the exclusive Arasan Baths you will be able to balance your mind and body through either Turkish, Finnish, or Russian methods.

If you purchase tickets to Almaty during the summer, you can explore the stunning Trans-Ili Alatau on horseback and refresh yourself in Alpine Lakes. If you take advantage of the off-peak season flight deals to Almaty, you can see these same areas under a beautiful blanket of snow and also enjoy winter sports. As this country has not yet been exposed to international tourism, it will be relatively easy to find cheap hotels in Almaty, except in the month of September, which is the busiest month of the year.

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