Fly from Dammam to the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur with Qatar Airways and enjoy your trip to the heart of one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia. Our state-of-the-art aircraft take you smoothly and swiftly to the heart of Indonesia, and throughout the flight you’ll be looked after by an attentive cabin crew offering you with a selection of delicious meals and the very best of in-flight entertainment. Arrive refreshed and ready to commence your Malaysian odyssey.
From ancient temples to some of the world’s tallest buildings, Kuala Lumpur is a juxtaposition of old and new, ancient and modern. The welcome, however, is typically warm, and visitors to this beautiful city often come back again and again, enchanted by its culture and sublime beauty.
Surrounded by dramatic sand dunes and the vast open spaces of the Arabian Desert, Dammam Airport (known as King Fahd International Airport) is truly vast with six levels housing a huge selection of facilities, check-in desks, lounges and porter services.
Transportation and parking
The airport has a multi-storey car park attached to it. On the roof of this car park, you can find a mosque, which can be accessed from the passenger terminal through two enclosed, air-conditioned bridges and an additional open bridge.
The airport is around 50 kilometres from Dammam city centre, but is well served by frequent bus links and taxis. Carrier SAPTCO runs shuttle buses between the airport and the bus station every hour. The trip takes around 45 minutes. Taxis are available and are located in the rank outside the main entrance. A limousine service is also available.
Arriving at King Fahd International Airport
There is only one terminal at the airport, but it is vast. Departure check-in is located on Level 6, while boarding gates are on Level 4.
Facilities and amenities
King Fahd International Airport was the first in Saudi Arabia to open duty-free shops within its airport. There is a separate area dedicated to shops selling goods that passengers might find useful during their travels, and in the arrivals area you will also find plenty of cafés, restaurants and banks.
ATMs and currency exchange points are available in the departure and arrival areas. For a light meal with a view, head to the fourth floor (above check-in), where you'll find an observation deck and a café serving a buffet selection of food.
Flights to Kuala Lumpur with Qatar Airways transport you effortlessly to one of the most exciting modern destinations in the Far East. This cosmopolitan city is making a name for itself as a location for both travellers who like a little luxury, and more adventurous explorers looking for an interesting destination.
Modern fuses effortlessly with ancient in Kuala Lumpur; you can see the city’s skyline, dominated by the Petronas Towers, surrounded by tranquil statues of Buddha.
At the top of the list of places to see for most visitors to Kuala Lumpur is the astonishing Petronas Towers. These twin skyscrapers are still among the tallest buildings in the world, and offer those who have a head for heights an incredible view of Kuala Lumpur, from both the 86th floor and the sky bridge on the 41st floor.
It is also possible to discover a few more natural attractions too. Aquaria KLCC features a large aquarium and underwater walkway, where visitors can quite literally immerse themselves in an underwater world.
The KL Bird Park is home to more than 200 species of birds from around Asia. Near Merdeka Square is Masjid Jamek, a charming Moorish-style mosque, while the Lake Gardens offer a respite from the frenetic pace of city life.
Flights to Kuala Lumpur with Qatar Airways land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Kuala Lumpur please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
Voltage: 240 Volts
Plugs: Type G
Language: Malaysian Malay / English
International dialing code: +60
More Information: Read our Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide
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