Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu

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Travelers usually depart from Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur - Pekeliling, or Kuala Lumpur - Hentian Duta when they travel from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu. Book your trip to arrive at Sultan Ismail Petra, Kota Bahru Bus Station, or Kota Bharu Bus Terminal. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu is 386 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Malindo Air, AirAsia, Firefly, and Malaysia Airlines. Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu have 189 direct flights per week.

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FireflyFFMFYYesNo
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu?
The flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu is 386 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, AirAsia, Malindo Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, Singapore, Bangkok, Kota Kinabalu, Auckland, Langkawi, Penang, Dhaka, Denpasar, Kuching, Dubai, Manila, Madrid, Ho Chi Minh City, Chennai, Christchurch, Sydney, Melbourne, New Delhi, Surabaya.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Bharu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Bharu and Johor Bahru, Penang, Singapore, Langkawi, Bintulu, Hong Kong, Kuching, Tawau, Labuan, Kota Kinabalu, Kuantan, Sandakan, Ho Chi Minh City, Krabi, Denpasar, Guangzhou, Siem Reap, Bandung, Surabaya, Perth.
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 Kota Bharu?
The main airport in Kota Bharu is Sultan Ismail Petra. It is also served by Sultan Ismail Petra, Sultan Mahmud, Narathiwat.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu?
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