Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu
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AirAsia, Qatar Airways and Philippine Airlines have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Bharu Pengkalan Chepa. Confirm policies on booking site.
Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways do not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Bharu Pengkalan Chepa.
The average direct flight takes 1h 05m, covering a distance of 386 km.
There are 116 (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur Airport and Kota Bharu per week, averaging 16 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Malaysia Airlines (RM 70) and Multiple Airlines (RM 518), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Malaysia Airlines (RM 156) and AirAsia (RM 173).
Philippine Airlines (2 times daily), Qatar Airways (2 times daily), Firefly (2 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
For Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Kota Bharu back to Kuala Lumpur Airport, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Sunday being the most expensive.
The one-hour flight is serviced directly by AirAsia, FlyFirefly, Malindo Air, and Malaysia Airlines, all offering several flight options throughout the day.
The city centre is a quick 20 min drive from the airport for anyone looking to rent a car or grab a taxi. While taxis are relatively inexpensive at approximately RM 40, the City-Liner bus No. 9 is the least expensive option (costing approximately RM 1.80) and takes passengers directly to the local bus station in the city centre in 25-35 min.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Kota Bharu from Kuala Lumpur Airport is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Kota Bharu with an airline and back to Kuala Lumpur Airport with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Kota Bharu from Kuala Lumpur Airport up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Different seat location for family of five Missing luggage"
Cons: "The selection was rather dated as I travel very frequently I noticed it. Otherwise it would probably be fine for most"
Pros: "Our luggage missed the connection but the situation was well handled"
Cons: "Felt more like a domestic flight than an international"
Cons: "Worst business class seat in the air. Departed 90 minutes late due to mechanical issues"
Pros: "Crews were good."
Cons: "Seats were small and quite uncomfortable. luckily it was a short trip. If travelling long distance I ll have to consider a different airlines."
Cons: "No seat back entertainment. Very old plane."
Pros: "Having 2 seats to ourselves"
Cons: "Crew hurried;seats cramped;boarding a pin-had to take watches off;food indifferent;sat on Sydney tarmac nearly 1/2 hr"
Pros: "easy securityand boarding at kl"
Cons: "food bland"
Cons: "Connecting Time"
Cons: "The pre boarding security was a mess and poorly managed in Kuala Lumpur."
Pros: "New plane and spacious."
Cons: "No choice in meal for breakfast. Only one type available. Ran out of red wine. White wine wasn’t chilled. Poor service, no water was offered on a long flight. Have to ask it."
Cons: "They changed my seat without telling me and the new seat has a faulty video monitor and also a faulty USB port.. no compensation received.. terrible airline"
Pros: "The seat I got was certainly comfortable enough."
Cons: "The staff was not enough particular in delivering appropriate food to correct people. In flight KL to Auckland, vegan food was served when Indian vegetarian food was requested. Long queues at boarding in KL."
Cons: "Ok flight but so cold on board"
Pros: "comfort and entertainment"
Pros: "Attendants were very good"
Cons: "12 hrs in the air!!!"
Pros: "The regular plane was swapped out for the A380"
Pros: "All aspects were fine. Weather caused a delay for landing of ore than 45 minutes, but not airline's fault."
Pros: "Almost everything"
Cons: "Nothing i can think of"
Pros: "The plane was nice and new. Very smooth flight."
Cons: "Toilets could have been cleaned more frequently."
Cons: "Bags didn't arrive at the destination"
Pros: "Plane (A380)"
Cons: "Limited choice menu, some minor malfunctioning seats & screens"
Pros: "Gate area was good, boarding quick and arrived on time. Crew very pleasant."
Cons: "Poor quality food especially the breakfast "snack". Unable to take water on board and tiny serves of water and other drinks left us dehydrated. Far too many ads at the start of entertainmen. Repeated for each selection."
Pros: "Flight was on time - to the detriment of my late connecting MAS flight from DAR"
Cons: "Food was okay but entertainment was non existent"
Pros: "1) Not to squashy and more spacious than I thought. 2) The interior of aircraft seemed reasonably modern and up-to-date rather than old and miserable with stained seats and carpets. 3) the in-flight entertainment was better than I thought"
Cons: "I tried the seafood pasta and it was horrible!"
Pros: "Movie story"
Pros: "Boarding was easy with less passengers."
Cons: "The magazine in my seat pocket was dirty. The seat cushion seemed not clean. There was a greasy spot not cleaned."
Pros: "Fodo was great."
Cons: "No entertainment system"
Pros: "Malaysia airlines has some of the most beautiful women working for them. Most curteous, kind, and very personable. Beautiful. Beautiful. Beautiful"
Cons: "The long layovers with no hotel voucher from Malaysia air. That would be a big help especially for me since I travel alone. And not to familiar with hotel locations, taxis. I am concerned about my safety in another country..."
Pros: "Yeah it's fine journey and we love to travel in Malaysia airlines And last but not least it's nice journey"
Cons: "Two hour in late and still waiting for boarding. Awful experience..."
Cons: "Flight networkintl booked our tickets very late later mistake in name , faces lot of difficulties in boarding every time..."
Pros: "my family and I flew one way Singapore to London (15 hours 1 hour stopover in KL) for $1600 (all 4) Singapore Airlines or BA were $1800 per person. they are nicer airlines but not $5600 better. Airbus A380 was a bit tired but service was good. pretty painless trip all in all"
Cons: "Seats feel super cramped"
Cons: "Got stuck by lots of crying kids."
Pros: "Food so-so. Cabin crew friendly and helpful. IFE was easy to use but film choices were quite limited."
Cons: "Lousy configuration in business class requiring you to clamber over other sleeping passengers to get to the loo. A380 really showing its age. Toilets not well-maintained, toilet rolls not replaced."
Pros: "Flight was smooth. Cabin crew was courteous. Seat was comfortable."
Cons: "More thought should be given to the snack offering as it was heavily sugar laden. Flight was delayed by almost an hour to accommodate 1 family."
Cons: "Second flight in a row for a one hour flight and we are delayed one hour. Better just go with a low cost airline then"
Pros: "Nothing in particular."
Cons: "Nothing in particular."
Cons: "freezing and small blankets"
Pros: "Flights seat is comfortable"
Cons: "Delay and boarding at very last minute."
Pros: "Was a little better but never flying that airline again"
Pros: "Nasi lemak breakfast was good."
Cons: "My entertainment unit didn't work, despite repeated reboots. We left 45 minutes late. The crew seem very disorganised, and kept forgetting requests."
Cons: "I asked from them about my luggage and they said it wil transfer to my new flight accordingly. I suppose to be Jakarta at 10.30 am and my client is waiting for me at the Jakarta air port. Finally I came at 12 30 pm and my luggage was missed. Air port crew said it will come next flight arrive at 3pm. So I have to wait for next flight and for my client. Finally I came out from the airport at 4.30pm."
Cons: "Delay the flight"
Cons: "So the crew basically disappear as soon as they have served and cleaned up food."
Cons: "Attentiveness, we were miss for food purchasing was abit rush."
Cons: "GROUND STAFF LETTING ME CHECK IN AS I HAD NO BAGS AND WAS GIVEN HALF HOUR TO GET ACROSS 4 TERMINALS TO MAKE FLIGHT. MISSED BY 5 MINUTES AND GROUND STAFF VERY UNACCOMODATING"
Cons: "3 hours flight delay"
Cons: "no food. maybe ok for this price. boarding: why i had to checkin twive while using 1 carrier? that was mentioned on the ticket, but I oversaw that when was ordering ticket on website"
Cons: "Baggage problems in transit"
Cons: "I was sold an empty Marshall 111 box in a sealed Duty Free bag or 136 USD. COMPLAINED WHEN DISCOVER AT HOME THAT NIGHT. SINCE THEN GIVEN THE RUN AROUND"
Cons: "The flight can’t even provide a plastic bag for me to pack my pre order meal."
Pros: "The price is very affordable and flight was very good in take off and landing."
Cons: "Seats was very tight and uncomfortable!!!"
Cons: "Lazy crew"
Pros: "Everything is good"
Cons: "Flight attendant quite slow for delivering food and not many selection food available as usual"
Cons: "Book it trought kiwi and bought a suitcase of 20 k and air Asia say that it was not in my booking so I had to pay again."
Pros: "Everything was smooth"
Cons: "Unable to use airasia app for e-boarding"
Pros: "This is now our airline of choice between KL and Singapore and the next time we fly to Australia we will try flying with Air Asia. It was a very short flight so entertainment was not provided, and we were perfectly happy with that. Very reasonable fare. All staff were charming and very helpful. Highly recommend."
Cons: "Flight delay for almost 4 hour"
Cons: "All ok"
Pros: "Clean aircraft"
Cons: "Two flights in a row behind schedule ; messed up my vegetarian pre ordered food selections in both flights"
Pros: "Overall in flight experience quite good."
Cons: "Flight Delayed twice for boarding to and come BKK. Abit disappointed for not time. As.it ruined my initial planning and wasted so valuable time to visit new exploring place in bkk."
Pros: "He flight boarded on tkme"
Cons: "The flight sat on the runway for ages and there was no explanation as to why we took off and landed so late."
Pros: "nothing to say."
Cons: "only food that i received the rice i think didn't cooked properly"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "On time boarding ...very efficient"
Cons: "Offer same type of value food...even worst tasteless"
Cons: "Seating is very uncomfortable."
Pros: "Nice place fun"
Cons: "Well it's alright"
Pros: "The aircraf was brand new"
Cons: "Crew was not helpful"
Pros: "Efficient service & great crew"
Pros: "Politeness of the crew. Welcoming you with a smile"
Cons: "Delay. So many delay"
Cons: "Delay for 1 hour"
Pros: "Staff was very attentive and well trained! Arrived without any delays. Everything was great!"
Cons: "I was facing lot issues with my baggage as they dropped my baggage at malashiya instead of dropping at my final destination"
Cons: "More than 3h late, no information, gate close (we had to wait in the corridor), nothing to drink during the flight. And I had to pay 80RM just to travel with my umbrella,"
Pros: "Quick easy and simple. Staff were very friendly."
Pros: "The crew were very pleasant... they were efficient and organised, modern, smart and 'on it' when necessary. I didn't eat as flights were short... no entertainment although they do have Rokki wifi to watch stuff on phones and tablets... I didn't bother though. Boarding was slick... time lost due to late departure was largely recovered in flight... Aircraft was clean and comfortable. Will definitely use as my airline of choice when travelling in the area..."
Cons: "Too hot - needed cooler air"
Pros: "Getting off"
Cons: "No entertainment at all, sat on the back row the toilet smelt pretty bad and I had very little leg room, when the guy in front reclined his chair I had to stand up. Prices for food and drink were pretty good."
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "You don't even get water"
Pros: "Like food and nice crew"
Cons: "Always worry delay"
Pros: "I like the organized way they did the boarding. Less chaotic and allow passengers ample time to board the plane"
Pros: "Had to book with Airasia since its fares were lower compared to the others."
Cons: "Delays delays delays"
Pros: "Flight is not so full"
Cons: "So far so good"
Pros: "On time Arrived early"
Cons: "All ok"
Cons: "All thing baaaaad"
Pros: "Fast & on schedule"
Airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kota Bharu