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Travelers usually depart from Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur - Berjaya Times Square, or Kuala Lumpur Central Train Station when they travel from Kuala Lumpur to Kunming. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Thai AirAsia, and Myanmar Airways. Kuala Lumpur and Kunming have 69 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kunming

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Myanmar AirwaysMMA8MYesNo

China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Malaysia are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • No proof of vaccination is required for Malaysia
  • Mandatory
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

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 Kunming?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kunming and Singapore, Taipei, Bangkok, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Manila, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Shanghai, London, Beijing, Zhangjiajie, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Tokyo, Riga, Xi'an, Xiamen, Mumbai, Kuching.
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 Kunming?
The main airport in Kunming is Kunming Changshui International. It is also served by Kunming Changshui International, Wenshan Puzhehei, Xingyi Wanfenglin, Panzhihua Bao anying.
What buses and trains depart from Kuala Lumpur?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Kuala Lumpur, including KLIA Ekspress.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kuala Lumpur and Kunming?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Kuala Lumpur and Kunming thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Kuala Lumpur and Kunming can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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Which airlines fly between Kuala Lumpur and Kunming?
Currently, you can fly between Kuala Lumpur and Kunming with China Eastern Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Thai AirAsia, Myanmar Airways.
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