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Flights from Wellington (WLG) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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Visiting from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia is one of the most exciting cities in southeast Asia offering plenty of history, impressive skylines and chaotic markets. It’s a mix of old and new with old colonial buildings against the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. Be sure to visit Batu Caves, home to the country's most sacred Hindu shrine and see the rainforest, stroll along the Klang River, sample Malay cuisine, shop at the mega malls throughout the downtown Golden Triangle. KL is a diverse city with plenty on offer to explore.

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Flight information

Fly Wellington (WLG) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

The approximate time for a flight from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur is 18 hours and 25 minutes, including connection time.

When to visit

In KL, the weather is hot and it rains throughout most of the year. The best time to visit Kuala Lumpur is May to July as its relatively dry during these months, less humidity and clear skies. Temperatures range around 30°C. The wet season runs from October to March, though the temperatures remain around 30°C. 

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). It is Malaysia's main international airport, located, approximately 45 km south of Kuala Lumpur city centre. 

Arriving in Kuala Lumpur

The helpful staff at Kuala Lumpur Airport will greet you when you land and assist with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.         

Getting into Kuala Lumpur from Kuala Lumpur Airport     

Getting into Kuala Lumpur is easy, with a range of transport options to suit your needs. Choose from taxis, bus, train, hotel shuttle, ride-share or car hire. Taxi is a convenient option with both airport and metered taxis available from outside the main terminal. Alternatively, you could request a ride through Grab, a ride share service. If you would like a private transfer, you can book a transfer to any destination in KL. By train, you can get to the city centre in around 30 minutes. It's the one of the best ways to get to the city, as its the fastest option. Trains run every 15 minutes from the airport to city’s central station (Sentral). The light rail is another option with a journey time of around 35 minutes. There is a shuttle bus, which takes around an hour and 30 minutes. It's possible to rent a car from the airport to see the major attractions, or you may wish to organise a hotel shuttle.  

Getting around Kuala Lumpur

Getting around Kuala Lumpur is easy, with a variety of transport options whether it’s by train, light rail, monorail, taxi, bus, ride-share or car. Most parts of KL are connected by train, as well as the light rail and monorail. The trains in the city pass through attractions such as KLCC, Central Market and Muzium Negara. Bus is a comfortable way to get around, as they take you to popular attractions and quaint neighbourhoods. Look out for the free purple Go KL buses within the central business district that run along popular sites and famous shopping districts. Its best to buy a touch 'N' go card for cheaper fares on the trains and buses. Taxi is one of the most convenient ways to travel or you can use the ride-share service Grab and book a car through the app. Walking is a good way to see some of the sights, or you can jump on the hop-on hop-off bus. 

Departure information

Fly from Wellington

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Wellington, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.  

What is the main airport called? 

Wellington Airport (WLG). It is an international airport located in the suburb of  Rongotai in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. Wellington Airport is located just a 20-minute drive from the Wellington CBD.  

Baggage allowance

 Passengers on Qantas flights from Wellington are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

Checking in 

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

For payment options other than PayPal or Qantas issued UATP, a card payment fee applies per passenger, per booking of NZ$7 for Trans-Tasman travel, and NZ$30 for international travel. For bookings made via Qantas Contact Centres (including through web chat and social media) or through Qantas airport locations, a fee of NZ$45 per passenger, per booking is applicable for Trans-Tasman and Australian domestic bookings and NZ$77 for international bookings. A NZ$30 surcharge per sector applies for peak-day travel (AKL-JFK on Fri/Sat/Sun, JFK-AKL on Thu/Fri/Sat). Some agents may charge service fees and/or fees for card payments which vary. Selected travel dates and days apply and fares may not be available on all flights or days. Offers subject to availability. Food, beverage and entertainment offerings vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. Prices correct as at 10 March 2023 but may fluctuate if carrier charges, taxes, fees or currency rates change. Black-out dates apply. Visit qantas.com for full conditions. 

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Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.