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Heading for the powerhouse of the north of England? Regular flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manchester with Qatar Airways mean that you can cross half-way around the world and arrive refreshed and relaxed. Our award-winning service is focused around you, ensuring that you have everything you need for a pleasant, comfortable and memorable journey.
Manchester is the UK’s communications hub – home to major broadcasters and a host of support industries and high-tech R&D firms. It is also a city with a rich and interesting history, and a vibrant and forward-thinking future. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Manchester is also just a few hours’ journey from London. Qatar Airways offers a direct route so that you can catch connecting flights to many other regional and international destinations.
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.
Home to one of the most famous football teams in the world, Manchester is the powerhouse of the north of England, and an up-and-coming communication and broadcasting hub that is now also home to BBC. Fly to Manchester with Qatar Airways and you’ll have the chance to explore this thriving city and all it has to offer.
Manchester is well known for its lively entertainment, music and theatre scene, but just a few miles from its busy centre is some of England’s most beautiful countryside, including the Wirral, the Lake District and the Peak District. A flight to Manchester with Qatar Airways gives you the opportunity to discover the delights of the north-west of England for yourself.
The Museum of Science and Industry and the waterways of the Manchester Ship Canal give you a fascinating glimpse into the city’s past as the epicentre of the Industrial Revolution.
For football fans (and particularly those of MUFC), a tour around the legendary turf of Old Trafford is an essential stop.
Manchester has plenty of museums and cultural attractions, including the Gallery of English Costume, the Imperial War Museum North, and the People’s History Museum.
The eponymous Manchester Museum contains a selection of more ancient exhibits dating to the time of the dinosaurs and Ancient Egypt.
Flights to Manchester with Qatar Airways land at Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2. 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 Manchester 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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