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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 Dubai. Book your trip to arrive at Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, or Dubai Bus Station. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Dubai is 5555 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, IndiGo Airlines, Emirates, Air India Express, and Air Arabia. Kuala Lumpur and Dubai have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Dubai, consider visiting Burj Khalifa, Abu Dhabi (island), and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

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Malaysia Airlines on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Emirates on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai

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AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
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IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENo0
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EmiratesUAEEKNo0
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Air India ExpressAXBIXYesNo
Air ArabiaABYG9NoNo

United Arab Emirates COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Malaysia can enter Dubai, DXB, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Dubai
  • Mandatory health insurance

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
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 United Arab Emirates in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Dubai?
The flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Dubai is 5555 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur and Dubai?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuala Lumpur and Dubai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Malaysia Airlines, Emirates.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, Bangkok, Denpasar, Penang, Langkawi, Jakarta, Manila, Phuket City, Ho Chi Minh City, Tokyo, Chiang Mai, Cairo, Siem Reap, Doha, Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Phnom Penh, Hanoi, Melbourne.
What are the most popular routes to and from Dubai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Dubai and Doha, London, Riyadh, Istanbul, Muscat, Mumbai, Beirut, New Delhi, Manila, Kuwait City, Cairo, Tel Aviv, New York, Dhaka, Karachi, Singapore, Amman, Denpasar, Kochi, Malé.
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 Dubai?
The main airport in Dubai is Dubai International. It is also served by Abu Dhabi International, Ras Al Khaimah International, Sohar, Khasab, Al Ain International.
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 Dubai?
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