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Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Abu Dhabi with Qatar Airways and discover what luxury travel feels like. Our award-winning service and fleet of state-of-the-art aircraft transport you between these two cities, making it the perfect route for business travellers, entrepreneurs, and adventure seekers.
Abu Dhabi is a glittering jewel of a city, with a long and strong connection to trade and the sea. Its position on an island that juts out into the Persian Gulf has made it a major port for merchants and traders for generations. Today, its marina is filled with luxury yachts and much of the international trading is done in its ultra-modern commercial sector.
Opened in 1998, Kuala Lumpur International Airport has quickly gained a reputation as an efficient, friendly and pleasant start to any international journey.
The airport was voted to have the World’s Best Immigration Service in the 2013 Skytrax World Airport Awards. Qatar Airways flights from Kuala Lumpur connect to destinations all over the world, making this an important international hub and a key part of our network of departure points in the Asia-Pacific region.
Transportation and parking
Kuala Lumpur International Airport has an extensive network of ground transport options, including various bus routes to and from the capital, around the airport itself.
A choice of train options are also available, with non-stop KLIA Ekspres trains running every 15-20 minutes, while KLIA Transit trains also provide a regular service. Note that tickets are not interchangeable between the two services. There are two main car parks offering 11,442 spaces, with a long-term parking lot located at Block A.
Arriving at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
International flights, including those with Qatar Airways, depart from the main Terminal (the smaller, older KLIA2 is used mainly for internal flights).
There is a variety of check-in methods available for passengers, including an online service and an advance baggage check-in, where you can check your bags up to eight hours in advance of your flight. The Plaza Premium Lounge is open to all customers, and there are also private lounges that can be rented by the hour.
Facilities and amenities
Kuala Lumpur International Airport has plenty of facilities to offer, including baby-changing areas, quiet rooms, prayer rooms and a massage centre to help passengers relax.
A number of retail outlets provide travel essentials, as well as high-end luxury goods and duty-free purchases. A choice of restaurants, eateries and cafés provide everything from light snacks and drinks to more substantial meals.
Book a flight to Abu Dhabi and you’ll discover one of the most forward-thinking and progressive cities in the Middle East. This powerhouse of culture and commerce offers visitors plenty of attractions, entertainment and sights to remember.
The real jewel in Abu Dhabi’s crown has to be the fabulous Sheikh Zayed Mosque, which was inspired by the principle of ‘uniting the world’ and was constructed by a truly international team of artisans, craftspeople and designers.
Book a flight to Abu Dhabi with Qatar Airways and you too can discover everything this city has to offer.
For families with young children, a visit to Khalifa Park makes a great day out, while a trip to Marina Island to see the tallest flagpole in the world should be on everyone’s ‘to do’ list.
Any trip to Abu Dhabi has to include a trip to Ferrari World, a centre dedicated to this iconic motor car.
The Corniche is part of Abu Dhabi's spectacular waterfront. This walkway stretches for 6 kilometres from the Breakwater near the Marina Shopping Mall to just outside Mina Zayed port.
The Heritage Village is a reminder of Abu Dhabi’s past as a simple fishing village. Replicas of traditional buildings, craft stalls and a beautiful sandy beach make this an interesting and pleasant change from the concrete and steel of downtown Abu Dhabi.
Flights to Abu Dhabi with Qatar Airways land at Abu Dhabi 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 Abu Dhabi please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
Voltage: 240 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type G
Language: Malaysian Malay / English
International dialing code: +60
More Information: Read our Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide
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