Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur flights from £541

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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur. Book your trip to arrive at Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur Central Train Station, or Kuala Lumpur - KTM. The most popular airlines for this route are Xiamen Airlines, AirAsia, China Southern Airlines, Firefly, and Cathay Pacific. Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur have 129 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesNo
FireflyFFMFYYesNo
Cathay PacificCPACXYesNo

Malaysia COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions

  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result required for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Malaysia – 07/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from mainland China with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Malaysia, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions

  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result required for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Malaysia

  • Mandatory app for pre-departure form

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry restricted for international travelers

  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

  • Mandatory 14-day quarantine

Visa requirements
  • Electronic 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 Xiamen

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 Malaysia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, Taipei, London, Hong Kong, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, Denpasar, Bangkok, Penang, Hong Kong, Manila, Sydney, Taipei, Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu, Johor Bahru, Perth, Tokyo, Auckland, Ho Chi Minh City, London, Melbourne, Langkawi, Kuching, Phuket City.
Which airports are there in Shanghai?
Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Ningbo Lishe International, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur 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?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur?
Currently, you can fly between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur with Xiamen Airlines, AirAsia, China Southern Airlines, Firefly, Cathay Pacific.
When's the best time to travel between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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