Cheap flights to Kuantan

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Airlines operating flights from UK to Kuantan

  • Emirates
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
  • British Airways
  • Thai Airways
  • Turkish Airlines

Flight duration from UK to Kuantan

  • The journey from London Heathrow to Kuantan completes in 17 to 19 hours. The connecting flights have two stopovers, one at Dubai, Doha or Istanbul and the second most definitely at Kuala Lumpur.
  • The air trip to Kuantan from Manchester takes 19 to 20 hours to reach its destination. The best option is to choose connecting flights, stopping over in Dubai or London and then laying over in Kuala Lumpur before continuing to Kuantan.
  • The flights beginning their journey at Birmingham’s BHX and going to Kuantan again take 19 to 20 hours to reach their destination. These flights have two stopovers, one in Europe or Dubai and the other in Malaysia.
  • The flights taking off from London Gatwick Airport to Kuantan arrive at the tropical destination in 23 hours. These flights also have two stopovers.

Direct flights from UK to Kuantan

No, there are no direct flights to Kuantan from the UK. The preferred route taken by passengers has almost always two stopovers, one in Dubai and the other in Kuala Lumpur. Passengers going to Kuantan arrive at the city’s airport after 17 hours of boarding the aeroplane in the UK. Another option would be to take a Malaysia Airlines flight direct to Kuala Lumpur from London and then hop on to a domestic flight to Kuantan.

Malaysia Airlines flights to Kuantan

Yes, of course, Malaysian Airlines operate flight operations to Kuantan. The airline flies one hundred and twenty aircraft to Kuantan during the week, which equates to sixteen flights daily from Kuala Lumpur. Usually, the first flight out of KL to Kuantan is at 9:05 AM every day.

Domestic flights to Kuantan by Firefly

Yes, Firefly operates flights to Kuantan in Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur. There are 36 flights operated to Kuantan by Firefly each week. The total flight duration from KL to Kuantan is only 35 minutes. The first flight out of KL to Kuantan’s Airport is at 6:40 AM in the morning.

Cheapest time of year to fly to Kuantan

The cheapest time of the year to come to Kuantan is from February from March. During these months the rainy season is on its way out. People have already left the tropical paradise after spending the vacations. The temperature also hovers between 27°C and 30°C, perfect for sunbathing and scuba diving. With a dwindling inflow of tourists, the prices of the airline tickets and hotel rooms and suits decrease significantly. Save a bunch of your hard earned money by going to Kuantan in early spring.

What are the major international airports in Kuantan?

There is no international airport in Kuantan; however, the city does possess its domestic airport named Sultan Haji Ahmed Shah Airport (KUA). The closest international airport to Kuantan is Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), which is somewhat on the same latitude, but on the eastern side of the Malaysian Peninsula. The airport is always bustling and entertains about 250,000 passengers a year. The trip from the airport to the Stadium Darul Makmur, which is in the city centre, is completed in 20 minutes and totals a distance of 15 kilometres.

Flight cost from Johor Bahru to Kuantan

The one-way airfare from Johor Bahru to Kuantan costs anywhere between £150 and £250, depending on the season you chose to travel in between the two cities.

FAQs - Booking Kuantan flights

Yes, it is cheaper to visit Kuantan from Singapore via rail. It only takes twelve Singapore Dollars to get a bus ticket to Kuantan from a station in Singapore. However, the journey is more than nine hours long, and the travel can be cumbersome. For just seventy to one hundred dollars you can purchase a ticket to the Malaysian destination from Singapore.

The most beautiful time to visit is entirely subjective and depends on the tourists liking. In the summers there are fewer rain showers, but the average temperature remains at 32°C. In the winter, however, the average temperature is more pleasant and hovers near 27°C, but it rains almost every day. Those who like a warmer sun, come to Kuantan in the summer, but those who still want milder temperatures and no rain visit Kuantan in the fall. The busiest and most ideal time to take a trip to Kuantan, therefore, is from June to October.

Kuantan is the place to be if you love walking on sandy beaches and bathing in waterfalls, fed by crystal clear rainwater. Kuantan city still is surrounded by forests, and exotic animals are a part of the lives of the residents of Kuantan.

  • The Teluk Cempedak is the most famous beach in Kuantan, but it is not the only one with the scenic views. The chaos of colours in the sky at the break of dawn draws out even the laziest people out of their bed to greet the sun early in the morning on the beach. There are turtle sanctuaries on beaches like Pantai Sepat and Batu Hitam that encourage the tourists to raise their voice against marine pollution and overfishing. These beaches are an excellent place to take the kids on vacation. Enjoy basking the sun on the beaches on Kuantan, on the white sand and the dappled shade of the pine trees.
  • Sungai Pandan Waterfall is quite close to the Kuantan Airport, just across the Coastal Expressway. The waterfall is at a bit of a hike into the rocky jungle, but it is worth the climb. The natural formation of the waterfall over the rocky steps of the escarpment surrounded by lush green forest is breathtaking. The tourist spot has been developed significantly, with benches and food stalls on either side of the stream flowing out away from the waterfall. However, the environment there still retains its natural rawness. Dip your feet in the shallow waters of the creek and the fish will delicately nibble the inert skin giving you a pedicure.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Shah State Mosque’s gleaming white dome can be seen from everywhere in the downtown area. The mosque has been built in the early ’90s in a modern Moorish-Ottoman style. The central location of the mosque and the blue-green motifs on its walls and minarets counters the busy historical district of the other side of the road – materialism versus spirituality. The state mosque has been named after the first Sultan of the Royal House of Pahang.

Moving around in Kuantan is easy and cheap. The taxis were always available but with the advent of mobile application based taxi services like Uber, getting a cab to the nearest tourist spot or from the airport to your hotel has become faster. The recently introduced Rapid Kuantan bus system in the city connects all the major tourist destinations including Teluk Chempedak and Sungai Lembing. The buses do not move on a circuit. Instead, they transport people on a hub and spoke network with the centre at the UTC building.

There is a list of hotels that provide five-star level services. Most of them trace the coastline and offer scenic views of the sea and the city. We enlist only the best hotels that give privacy to their customers and are equipped with an array of facilities. Please choose from the list below.

  • Mangala Resort & Spa - All Villa
  • Vistana Kuantan City Centre
  • Royale Chulan Cherating
  • Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Kuantan
  • Bukit Gambang Resort City

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