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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 Tokyo. Book your trip to arrive at Narita International, Haneda, or Tokyo Train Station. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo is 5414 km. The most popular airlines for this route are VietJet Air, AirAsia, Philippine Airlines, Japan Airlines, and Thai AirAsia. Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Tokyo, consider visiting Toshogu Shrine, Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan, Great Buddha, Japan, and Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan.

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All Nippon Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Japan Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Philippine AirlinesPALPRYesNo
Japan AirlinesJALJLYesNo
Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Japan COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required for vaccinated travelers with a booster dose
  • No quarantine is required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Japan – 09/2022
Your trip summary

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

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required for vaccinated travelers with a booster dose
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • Visa free travel suspended
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory health and location monitoring app
  • Mandatory quarantine questionnaire
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in public

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • Visa free travel suspended
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 Japan in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo takes around 7.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo?
The flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo is 5414 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include All Nippon Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Japan 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, Chiang Mai, Cairo, Siem Reap, Doha, Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Phnom Penh, Dubai, Hanoi, Melbourne.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tokyo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tokyo and Seoul, Okinawa Island, Manila, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Osaka, Sapporo, Bangkok, Honolulu, Taipei, New York, Shanghai, San Francisco, San Diego, Denver, Fukuoka, Ho Chi Minh City, Busan, Da Nang, Cebu.
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 Tokyo?
The main airport in Tokyo is Narita International. It is also served by Matsumoto, Shizuoka, Fukushima, Ibaraki.
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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