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Travel in the style you expect from one of the world’s best airlines on flights from Riyadh to Kuala Lumpur with Qatar Airways. From the moment you check in at Riyadh to when you step off the plane in Malaysia’s stunning capital, you’ll experience unprecedented levels of service and luxury to help pass the time. Delicious cuisine and spacious seating can make a world of difference on lengthy flights, and our friendly crew are there to make sure your every need is met.
Kuala Lumpur’s skyline is studded with slender minarets, glitzy skyscrapers and great Moghul domes, comparable to Istanbul in its breathtaking beauty. The city’s colourful streets are lined with food stalls and shaded by rain trees and banyans, and the mosques and temples create an Arabian Nights atmosphere at ground level which most visitors find completely entrancing. The cuisine is varied and exciting, making this a location you’ll want to return to again and again.
Dominated, not by its terminals but by the magnificent mosque that lies at the very heart of the complex, Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport is a rapidly expanding air transport hub that is becoming increasingly important to the region.
Qatar Airways flights from Riyadh connect this busy business hub to Doha with regular daily flights. The airport itself is modern with interesting architectural focal points that draw on traditional Islamic design.
Parking and transportation
The airport’s parking facilities are excellent, and situated very close to the main terminals. Two very large multi-storey garages are located directly in front of the passenger terminals, on either side of the mosque. With a capacity to hold up to 11,600 vehicles, there is plenty of space in both long and short-term parking areas.
The car parks are connected to the terminals and the mosque by pedestrian walkways under the arrivals level roadway. While there is no public transport to the airport, there are shuttle services from some of the more popular hotels, and a fleet of taxis transport passengers to, and from, the airport. Please note that women are not allowed to drive on public roads in Saudi Arabia.
Arriving in Riyadh
Qatar Airways flights from Riyadh depart from Terminal 1. Moving walkways connect the main terminals (including Terminal 1) and are located in the three link buildings between the terminals.
Airbridges connect passengers to their flights from the departures area, removing the need for bus journeys out to the aircraft.
Facilities and amenities
The focus of the airport is the main mosque, a beautiful building that can house up to 5,000 worshippers inside and a further 5,000 in the plaza outside. Within Terminal 1, there are a range of retail outlets selling luxury goods, travel essentials, books and magazines.
Other facilities include a bank, ATM machines, and a range of cafés and restaurants serving quality international cuisine, snacks and beverages.
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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