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Kuala Lumpur Guide
Compare Cheap Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Malaysia’s urban capital is rich in history, culture and natural beauty. Kuala Lumpur’s past is reflected in its diverse architectural gems, from old British colonial buildings to traditional Malay structures. KL’s modern side can be seen in impressive skyscrapers, like the KL Tower, which features a revolving restaurant 282 metres high. Variety doesn’t end with the streetscape – there are tons of things to see and do in KL. There are museums, art galleries, temples, greenspaces, wildlife parks and plenty of spots to eat and shop.
If you’re ready to see what Kuala Lumpur has to offer, book cheap flights from Adelaide to KL on Webjet and consider these travel tips.
Best time to visit Kuala Lumpur
The best time to visit Kuala Lumpur
KL has a hot and humid tropical locale. Expect a lot of rain from March to April and September to November. Humidity tends to be lowest from May to July and December to February, but the new year is a popular time for religious festivals. Thaipusam, a Hindu festival celebrated in January or February, draws thousands to the Batu Caves, while Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days starting around mid-February. If you’re willing to brave the rain, the shoulder seasons are likely to offer cheap airfares to KL and fewer crowds.
Departing From Adelaide
Travellers on flights to KL from Adelaide will depart from Adelaide Airport (ADL) and land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). Flight time is typically more than nine hours with cheap airfares offered on Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, China Southern Airlines and Singapore Airlines.
Getting to Adelaide Airport
It is only six kilometres from Adelaide's CBD to the airport, and the city has a variety of transit options for travellers looking to catch their flight to Kuala Lumpur. Allow around 20 to 30 minutes if travelling to the airport by car - be it your own, taxi or rideshare. Make sure you get to the airport as speedily as possible by catching the JetExpress, a bus service departing from Grenfell and Pulteney Streets and running to the airport while making various stops along Sir Donald Bradman Drive along the way. Another JetBus service links to Glenelg and West Beach, plus other suburbs. The fare system is based on the time of your trave:$5.50 before 9am, after 3pm and on Saturdays, or $3.60 between 9am and 3pm, and on Sundays and holidays.
Parking at Adelaide Airport
Adelaide Airport offers two on-site parking options for international travellers.
Where to Park at Adelaide Airport
- Terminal car park: Located closest to the terminal, this covered lot is a four-minute walk under a sheltered path. The cost is $40 per day.
- Long Term car park: This outdoor lot is a 10-minute walk or seven-minute bus ride away from the terminal but it’s a better value for longer stays. The cost is $31 per day or $104 for seven days.
Arriving in Kuala Lumpur
Flights from Adelaide Airport (ADL) arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), Malaysia’s main international airport.
How to Get from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to your Kuala Lumpur Hotel or Accommodation
Travellers looking for the fastest route from KL Airport to city centre can take the KLIA Ekspres high-speed train, which gets to KL Sentral station in a half hour. A single adult ticket is RM55.00 ($18.11 AUD) at the counter but 10% off if purchased online or at the kiosk. Trains run every 15 minutes during peak hours. There’s also the Express Coach from KLIA to KL Sentral station a major transit hub. Buses depart every 30 minutes between 6:30am and 12:30am. A one-way ticket costs RM10.00 ($3.29 AUD) and travel time is approximately an hour. Airport Limo offers budget and luxury taxi services that would on a coupon system available for purchase in the International Arrival Hall.
Things to do
Things to do in Kuala Lumpur
There is no shortage of shopping options in Kuala Lumpur. Get designer goods at the high-end Suria KLCC shopping centre. Take a ride on the rollercoaster at Berjaya Times Square, one of the biggest malls in the world with the largest indoor theme park in Malaysia. Browse Central Market, with more than 300 shops selling arts, crafts and fabrics. Get a feel for KL’s cultural heritage with a visit to Thean Hou Temple, one of Southeast Asia’s largest Buddhist temples, or head underground to Batu Caves, limestone caverns long used as temples. Sitting atop 272 steps, the caves are home to many interesting shrines and statues, as well as some mischievous monkeys.