Kuching Airport

General information

The island of Borneo consists of four parts, namely Kalimantan (part of Indonesia) in the south and Brunei, Sarawak and Sabah in the north. Brunei is a country, Sarawak and Sabah are the two largest states in Malaysia. Kuching is the capital of Sarawak and has about 400,000 inhabitants. Kuching Airport is Sarawak’s main airport and mainly used by Malaysia Airlines and low-cost carrier AirAsia. The airport is mostly used for domestic flights, especially from/to Kuala Lumpur Airport.


Where is Kuching Airport situated?

The airport is situated in the south of the city close to the AH-150 (Pan-Borneo Highway).

How many terminals does Kuching Airport have?

Kuching Airport has a modern terminal. On the ground floor you will find International Arrivals on the right and Domestic Arrivals on the left. Upon arrival, you can arrange a taxi and rental car in the Arrivals hall.

Airport Map



The distance from Kuching Airport to the centre of Kuching is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Kuching.

From KCH Airport to Kuching City centre by Car
10 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Kuching Airport by public transport. Visit the Kuching Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Kuching Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Kuching is about MYR 30.-. Book your taxi at Kuching Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From KCH Airport to Kuching City centre by Taxi
10 km
20 min
MYR 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Kuching Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Avis, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Kuching Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Kuching Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Kuching Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Kuching Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Kuching Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Kuching Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Malaysia Airlines
  • AirAsia
  • Batik Air
  • Scoot


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Kuching Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Raia Hotel & Convention Centre Kuching, Kuching

Raia Hotel & Convention Centre Kuching has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, shared lounge, a terrace and restaurant in Kuching. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk.


Kuching Transit Inn, Kuching

Kuching Transit Inn provides accommodation with free WiFi throughout the property. This inn offers a 24-hour front desk. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with with satellite channels. Rooms had an en suite bathroom that includes shower...


Jeff and Ricky Homestay Princeton Suite, Kuching

Set 12 km from Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, Jeff and Ricky Homestay Princeton Suite offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. Each unit has a kitchen, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a...

Hotels in Kuching

Looking for the best hotels in Kuching? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hilton Kuching Hotel, Kuching

Boasting an outdoor pool and 6 dining options, Hilton Kuching Hotel is centrally located in Kuching waterfront. The property is 500 metres from Chinese History Museum. Guests enjoy river or city views from the room.


The LimeTree Hotel, Kuching, Kuching

The LimeTree Hotel offers boutique accommodation in Kuching's Padungan Area (Chinatown), a 10-minute walk from The Riverside Waterfront. It features free Wi-Fi, a rooftop lounge and free parking.


Nova Kuching Hotel, Kuching

Centrally located in the city, Nova Kuching Hotel offers elegant and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the property. It operates a 24-hour front desk and provides daily housekeeping service.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets in the city and near Kuching Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Kuching International Airport: Premium Lounge Access Pass

Relax before your departure or between flights in the comfort of a premium lounge at Kuching International Airport. Enjoy unlimited high-speed Wi-fi with delicious food and drinks.


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