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Travelers usually depart from Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur Central Train Station, or Kuala Lumpur - KTM when they travel from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul. Book your trip to arrive at Incheon International, or Gimpo International. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul is 4617 km. The most popular airlines for this route are VietJet Air, AirAsia, Jin Air, Jeju Air, and Vietnam Airlines. Kuala Lumpur and Seoul have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Seoul, consider visiting N Seoul Tower, Songdo, and Changdeokgung Palace Complex, South Korea.

Weekly direct flights

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AirAsia on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Korean Air on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Malaysia Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Jin AirJNALJYesNo
Jeju AirJJA7CYesNo
Vietnam AirlinesHVNVNYesNo

South Korea COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Malaysia can enter South Korea, but there are restrictions.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Recommended COVID-19 test on day 6 or 7 after arrival
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • No proof of vaccination required for South Korea
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Re-entry permit required for foreign long-term residents

Return

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 travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Malaysia
  • Mandatory app for pre-departure form
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 South Korea in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul takes around 6.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul?
The flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul is 4617 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Korean Air, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines.
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, Phnom Penh, Dubai, Hanoi, Melbourne.
What are the most popular routes to and from Seoul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Seoul and Tokyo, Osaka, Manila, Okinawa Island, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Hagåtña, Los Angeles, Taipei, Busan, Jeju City, Honolulu, Singapore, Fukuoka, New York, Hanoi, Angeles, Ho Chi Minh City, Cebu, Shanghai.
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 Seoul?
The main airport in Seoul is Incheon International. It is also served by Daegu International, Cheongju International, Gunsan, Wonju, Yangyang International.
What buses and trains depart from Kuala Lumpur?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Kuala Lumpur, including KLIA Ekspress.
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