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Chennai To Malaysia Distance

DistanceBy AirBy RoadBy TrainBy Sea
Chennai to MalaysiaN/A4.0 hoursN/AN/AN/A

Taking a four-hour flight from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur is the most convenient way to reach Malaysia. Chennai is the closest Indian city to Malaysia by air, and Chennai to Malaysia travel time is just 3 hours 55 minutes via nonstop flight. Chennai is well connected to other global cities, especially to the main destinations of Southeast Asia. Flight fares from Chennai to Malaysia are more or less at a reasonable price throughout the year, and flights are frequent as well.

By Air: The aerial Chennai to Malaysia distance is around 2620 km. There are frequent weekday and weekend flights between Chennai and Kuala Lumpur, the capital city and also the airport of the same name in Malaysia. Chennai to Malaysia flight route is the fastest way one can go to Kuala Lumpur from India, and it takes only 3 hours 55 minutes on a direct, nonstop flight. There are one-stop flights as well, which mostly break at Singapore, and the fastest ones take 7 hours to reach.

By Rail: Chennai to Malaysia are not directly connected by rail. However, one can drive or fly up to Singapore and then get a train to Malaysia from there.

By Road: Reaching Kuala Lumpur by road is possible, but it would increase Chennai to Malaysia travel time by a few days at least. The roadway connected north-eastern India to Myanmar and then to Thailand will get one till Bangkok, from where they can drive to Singapore and then take the causeway to Malaysia. But this is all too much effort than simply covering Chennai to Malaysia distance by air.

One can also avail Chennai to Malaysia cruise if they are interested in enjoying the journey rather than the destination. Chennai to Malaysia by ship takes 5-6 days at sea, covering a distance of around 1600 nautical miles.

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    To carry pets to Malaysia, it is required to contact the Malaysian Diplomatic Mission for the information on importation of pets. The airlines by which a person travels may also help in doing so.

    The official currency of Malaysia is Ringgit (MYR). However, many restaurants and stores accept credit cards. The money may be required only for local transportations and small markets. ATMs are available everywhere in the place.

    Though no visa is required for most of the Commonwealth countries, people traveling from India require a visa to visit Malaysia. The visa application process is quite simple, and most of the formalities and procedures can be completed online.

    One must carry light clothes as Malaysia is a tropical country and remains warm throughout the year. However, one might need to carry a light jacket during the winter months from November to February, when the days are quite cool with chilly nights.

    The best time to visit Malaysia depends on the part of the country one wants to visit. The best time to visit the eastern part is from March to October, and the best time to visit the western part of Malaysia is from November to February.

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