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Why Fly to Kuala Lumpur?
Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s most developed city. There is an abundance of cultural activity and a great deal to see, from art to monuments to museums. The shopping is expansive, and the nightlife, like the city’s population itself, is diverse. Kuala Lumpur is the country’s economic and business hub, but there are also lush gardens and parks that contrast with the towering architectural grandeur of the Kuala Lumpur city centre skyline. Booking a cheap flight along with a discount hotel is easy as there is a great deal of choice.
Flying to Kuala Lumpur from the UK
You can reach one of Kuala Lumpur's two main airports from most major UK cities including London, Manchester, Newcastle, and from Dublin in Ireland. A direct flight takes between 12 and 13 hours; indirect flights take between 15 and 21 hours, (although the return journey times may vary), and usually have one stopover. Buying an indirect flight can work out to be considerably cheaper.
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Which Airlines Fly to Kuala Lumpur?
Malaysia Airlines,British Airways and bmi run direct flights to Kuala Lumpur International from London Heathrow but if you wish to fly cheaper and take an indirect flight there is a great deal of choice: Emirates, KLM, and Lufthansa all run flights from Manchester and London Heathrow, KLM, bmi and Lufthansa all fly from Edinburgh, and KLM from Liverpool. Flights with one stopover land in Dubai for between 5 and 10 hours, and flights with two stopovers will also land in a major European city including Paris, Amsterdam and London.
Mini Travel Guide to Kuala Lumpur
Brave the tropical weather in January and February to partake in one of the largest Hindu gatherings in the world during the Thaipusam festival pilgrimage at the Batu Caves. For more family-oriented fun, check out the open air markets and historical museums. Public transportation in Kuala Lampur is abundant, and includes the Sistem Aliran Transit Ringan, the People-Mover Rapid Transit, the Monorail, and the Keretapi Tanah Melayu.