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Cairns to Kuala Lumpur flights

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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.43 MYR
British Pound Sterling Malaysian Ringgit
1 MYR = 0.19 GBP
Last checked on 27 October 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
80%

Trains in Kuala Lumpur are 80% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns
£2.76
Kuala Lumpur
£0.56
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
80%

A meal in Kuala Lumpur is 80% cheaper than a meal in Cairns.

Cairns
£11.05
Kuala Lumpur
£2.24
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
53%

A taxi fare in Kuala Lumpur is 53% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns
£1.6
Kuala Lumpur
£0.75
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
14%

Coffee in Kuala Lumpur is 14% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns
£2.53
Kuala Lumpur
£2.17
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Kuala Lumpur airports
  • ( Kuala Lumpur INTL (KUL)
    How far from city centre: 29 miles
  • ( Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 3281 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur

Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Malaysia may apply when travelling from Cairns. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Kuala Lumpur expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kuala Lumpur costs an average of 0.75 GBP, 53% cheaper than Cairns, with a fare of 1.60 GBP, while train tickets costs 80% less in Kuala Lumpur: 0.56 GBP against 2.76 GBP in Cairns. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.24 GBP in Kuala Lumpur, 80% less than the 11.05 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around 14% cheaper in Kuala Lumpur, with an average of 2.17 GBP, while in Cairns the coffee costs 2.53 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur are September, December and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur?
The best time of the year to go to Kuala Lumpur when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Kuala Lumpur from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, November and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Kuala Lumpur.
What is the cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur?
The total flight time between Cairns and Kuala Lumpur is of around 07:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 5,398 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).

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