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Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul flights

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Departure Tue, 09 Mar Return Tue, 16 Mar
KUL Kuala Lumpur
IST Istanbul
return from £553
Departure Mon, 22 Mar Return Mon, 29 Mar
KUL Kuala Lumpur
IST Istanbul
return from £391
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 10.25 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.1 GBP
Last checked on 06 March 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
36%

Trains in Istanbul are 36% cheaper than in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur
£0.53
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
40%

The average meal is 40% more expensive in Istanbul than in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur
£2.13
Istanbul
£2.9
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
23%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 23% cheaper than in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur
£0.62
Istanbul
£0.48
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
30%

Coffee in Istanbul is 30% cheaper than in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur
£2.01
Istanbul
£1.4
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
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 5178 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul 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 Turkey may apply when travelling from Kuala Lumpur. 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 Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is 391£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Kuala Lumpur?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 23% cheaper than Kuala Lumpur, with a fare of 0.62 GBP, while train tickets costs 36% less in Istanbul: 0.34 GBP against 0.53 GBP in Kuala Lumpur. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.89 GBP in Istanbul, 36% more than the 2.12 GBP in Kuala Lumpur. The price of the coffee is around 30% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.40 GBP, while in Kuala Lumpur the coffee costs 2.01 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul are November, April and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Kuala Lumpur depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Kuala Lumpur in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, April and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Kuala Lumpur -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul is of around 12:06 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,491 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul is: Kuala Lumpur INTL (KUL) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Turkish Airlines. Alternatively, you can find Kuala Lumpur - Istanbul flights between Kuala Lumpur INTL (KUL) to Istanbul Airport (IST) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul are Turkish Airlines. Qatar Airways. Royal Jordanian. Airlines with indirect flights from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul are: Qatar Airways, stoping in Doha for 95 minutes minimun. Emirates, with 60 minutes scale in Dubai. Emirates, with 60 minutes scale in Dubai.

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