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Sit back in some of the most spacious and comfortable seating to be found on any aircraft today, and enjoy the exceptional passenger experience offered on flights from Madrid to Kuala Lumpur with Qatar Airways. We pride ourselves on our award-winning service such as the delicious cuisine we serve to passengers, and the high standards and friendly approach of our attentive cabin crew.
Kuala Lumpur is known popularly as the Green Capital of Asia, where exotic monkeys can be seen running down the streets and up the sides of skyscrapers, and boa constrictors frequently stop the traffic. The colonial history of the city bequeathed ordered landscapes and wide, palm-lined streets. The populace of Chinese, Malays and Tamils, with Arabian and Iranian influences, creates a cosmopolitan and friendly atmosphere, with bustling night markets as well as new shopping malls to explore during the course of your visit.
Madrid’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport is the major civil and commercial airport serving Spain’s capital. It’s the largest and busiest airport in the country, and one of the key departure points in Europe, making it of international importance.
Ultra-modern and incredibly efficient, it is nevertheless a very friendly and welcoming airport, where professional staff go out of their way to make the start of your journey as pleasant as possible. Passengers flying from Madrid with Qatar Airways will find that connections to the rest of Europe and South America in particular are well served.
Transportation and parking
Madrid-Barajas Airport is located within the city boundary of Madrid and is just over five and a half miles from the financial centre, making it particularly popular with business travellers. RENFE trains operate along between Terminal 4 and Prínicipe Pio station in the city centre, with a journey time of around 40 minutes.
Madrid Metro has stations at Terminals 2 and 4, and the line 8 connects the airport with Nuevos Ministerios in the heart of the city’s financial district. Municipal buses run regularly and journey times range from 30-40 minutes, while fleets of taxis are also available both to and from the airport. Official taxis are white in colour with a red stripe – ensure that the metre is turned on at the beginning of the journey.
Parking is available at six public parking areas. Short-term options include the outdoor P1 car park in front of the terminal building and the indoor P2 car park (which has direct access to terminals T2 and T3.
Long-term parking is available at a remote car park with 1,655 spaces. A free shuttle is available to the terminals. VIP car parks are located near each of the airport’s terminals.
Arriving at Madrid
Passengers flying from Madrid with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 4. Note that flights outside the European Shengen EU zone may depart from the satellite building, Terminal 4S. The airport is very large, so it’s important to ensure that you arrive at the correct terminal. Allow at least two hours before your flight is due to board to check in and to pass through the airport’s very strict security checks.
Facilities and amenities
The award-winning Terminal 4 is one of the largest airport terminals in the world. It has its own nursery and play area for children, as well as a large selection of retail outlets selling luxury and designer goods, accessories and essentials.
There are plenty of spacious lounge areas, including VIP and exclusive lounges for first and business class travellers. T4 also has a full-service business centre, and there are various business meeting rooms available for hire throughout the airport.
Food and drink is plentiful and range from fast food outlets, snack and drinks vendors to excellent restaurant meals for something a little more substantial.
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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