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Distance between Bangkok (BKK) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Flight distance from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur (Suvarnabhumi Airport – Kuala Lumpur International Airport) is 754 miles / 1214 kilometers / 656 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Bangkok (BKK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) is 960 miles / 1545 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur.

Shortest flight path between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL).

How far is Kuala Lumpur from Bangkok?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 754.407 miles
  • 1214.101 kilometers
  • 655.562 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 758.428 miles
  • 1220.571 kilometers
  • 659.056 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Suvarnabhumi Airport
City: Bangkok
Country: Thailand Flag of Thailand
IATA Code: BKK
ICAO Code: VTBS
Coordinates: 13°40′51″N, 100°44′49″E

B Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia Flag of Malaysia
IATA Code: KUL
ICAO Code: WMKK
Coordinates: 2°44′44″N, 101°42′35″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour ahead of Bangkok.

Time Difference

Bangkok

 +07

Kuala Lumpur

 +08

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 130 kg (287 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Bangkok (BKK) → Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Distance:
754
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
754

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