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Travelers usually depart from Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur - Central Station, or Kuala Lumpur Central Train Station when they travel from Kuala Lumpur to Cairns. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Virgin Australia Airlines, AirAsia, and Malaysia Airlines. Kuala Lumpur and Cairns have 4 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYesNo
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?
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What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Darwin, Townsville, Sunshine Coast Region, Adelaide, Bangkok, Proserpine, Manila, Seoul, Perth, Mount Isa, Denpasar, Uluru, Hanoi, City of Newcastle, Broome, Singapore, Cebu.
Which airports are there in Kuala Lumpur?
Kuala Lumpur is mainly served by Kuala Lumpur International. But there are other airports nearby, including Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah.
What airports are near Kuala Lumpur?
The main airport in Kuala Lumpur is Kuala Lumpur International. It is also served by Sultan Azlan Shah, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Malacca International.
What airports are near Cairns?
The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.
What buses and trains depart from Kuala Lumpur?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Kuala Lumpur, including Airport Coach Sdn Bhd.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kuala Lumpur and Cairns?
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Which airlines fly between Kuala Lumpur and Cairns?
Currently, you can fly between Kuala Lumpur and Cairns with China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Virgin Australia Airlines, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines.
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