Different from Malaysia, Jiuzhaigou enjoys four distinct seasons, that is, cozy spring with green buds, cool summer with turquoise lakes, golden autumn with colorful leaves, and silvery winter with blue ice. For tourists visiting Jiuzhaigou from Malaysia, the best way is directly fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu and then travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by bus or air for Malaysia to Jiuzhaigou flight is unavailable.

As the professional Sichuan tour operator, 3rdpoletour can offer you a hassle-free Malaysia to Jiuzhaigou tour service, like one-on-one travel consultant, tailor-make tour itinerary, professional English-speaking tour guide, comfortable tourist vehicle, airport pick-up & send-off service, hotel & restaurant reservation, flight & entrance ticket booking, etc. All you need to do is just to come and make your Jiuzhaigou dream come true!

How to Get to Jiuzhaigou from Malaysia? Multiple ways to travel from Malaysia to Jiuzhaigou

One of the difficulties for any tour to Jiuzhaigou is the transportation all through the Northern Sichuan. Unlike other travel destinations in China, the option is very limited. There are NO direct flights between Jiuzhaigou and Malaysia. Tourists can only take the connecting flights from Malaysia to Jiuzhaigou via Chengdu, Chongqing, Xian, and Beijing. So far, the best way for tourists is to fly from Malaysia to Chengdu first and then travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by flight or bus, because Chengdu offers the most frequent daily flights and scheduled buses to Jiuzhaigou National Park.

Malaysia to Chengdu by Flight

Currently, there’s one daily flight running directly from Malaysia Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport:

The direct flight D7326, run by Air Asia, leaves Kuala Lumpur at 18:10 and reaches Chengdu at 22:40 from Monday to Friday. The total flight duration is 4hrs 30mins.

The direct flight D7320, run by Air Asia, leaves Kuala Lumpur at 09:10 and reaches Chengdu at 13:40 on Saturday and Sunday. The total flight duration is 4hrs 30mins.

Flight RouteFlight CodeAirlinesDepture TimeArrval TimeDurationSchedule
Malaysia to Chengdu D7326 Air Asia 18:10 22:40 4hrs 30mins Monday-Friday
Malaysia to Chengdu D7320 Air Asia 09:10 13:40 4hrs 30mins Saturday-Sunday
Malaysia to Jiuzhaigou Flight MapMalaysia to Jiuzhaigou Flight Map

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by Flight

Fly from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport

Upon your arrival at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, you can have a break and then take the daily flights running directly from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou:

The daily flight CA4481, run by Air China, leaves Chengdu at 18:05 and reaches Jiuzhaigou at 19:05. The total flight duration is 1 hour.

The direct flight 3U8605, run by Sichuan Airlines, leaves Chengdu at 21:05 and reaches Jiuzhaigou at 22:05 on Wednesday and Friday. And it would fly from Chengdu at 20:05 to Jiuzhaigou at 21:05 on Sunday. The total flight duration is 1 hour.

Flight RouteFlight CodeAirlinesDepture TimeArrval TimeDurationSchedule
Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou CA4481 Air China 18:05 19:05 1h Daily
Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou 3U8605 Sichuan Airlines 21:05 22:05 1h Wensday, Friday
Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou 3U8605 Sichuan Airlines 20:05 21:05 1h Sunday

Warm Tips: In low season, there is just one daily flight from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport, while 3 daily flights in high season. The full price of the air ticket is around CNY1600, which is hard to get in high season. So it’ highly suggested to book your Jiuzhaigou flight in advance, if you plan to visit Jiuzhaigou in summer, or late September and early October.

Get to Jiuzhaigou Valley from Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport

Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport, also known as the Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport, is the closest airport to Jiuzhaigou Valley. It’s just around a two-hour drive to Jiuzhaigou National Park.

Once you arrive at Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport, you can take a shuttle bus or a local taxi to Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area. The Jiuhuang Airport is about 88 km from Jiuzhaigou Valley and 53 km from Huanglong National Park. The taxi will take around 2 hours to take you to the valley and the cost is around CNY200. If you arrive at the Airport early, you can visit Huanglong National Park in the afternoon, which takes about 4 hours to finish, and then move on to Jiuzhaigou Valley and visit Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area on the next day.

Warm Tips: due to the changeable weather and high altitude, tourists are highly recommended to travel to Jiuzhaigou by road.

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by Bus

From Chengdu, there are two transport stations with buses to Jiuzhaigou. The first is the Xinnanmen Bus Station (Chengdu Tourism Bus Center), situated at No. 57, Linjiang Road of Wuhou District. The bus leaves daily from 07:10 to 08:40. The ticket costs about CNY138 per person to Jiuzhaigou and CNY98 per person to Chuanzhusi Town for Huanglong Scenic Area

The other one is the Chadianzi Bus Station, situated at No. 289, the 5th Section of West 3rd Ring Road, Jinniu District. The bus leaves daily from 06:10 to 10:30. The ticket costs about CNY140 per person to Jiuzhaigou.

Currently, tourists can choose to take the Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou East Line or West Line to this beautiful valley within 9 to 10 hours. Compared with the Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou flight, it takes a much longer time to get to Jiuzhaigou by road but remains as the most popular way to get to Jiuzhaigou among tourists for the lower cost of tickets.

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Travel Route MapChengdu to Jiuzhaigou Travel Route Map

The East Line keeps running around 450 kilometers for 9-10 hours, goes through Mianyang, Jiangyou, Pingwu, and finally gets to Jiuzhaigou Valley. The biggest draw is the cultural and historical attractions en route.

The West Line keeps running around 436 kilometers for 8 hours, traverses through Dujiangyan, Wenchuan, Maoxian, Songpan, Chuanzhusi, and finally gets to Jiuzhaigou Valley. The gorgeous natural scenery along the way makes it become the most popular way for visitors to travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou.

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Buying the international flight ticket by yourself and joining in a local tour after you arrive in Chengdu will help you to save a lot of money. It is easy to find the discounted air ticket online, and you just need to decide when to visit Jiuzhaigou then leave the rest to the local travel agency. Although there are many group tour to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu for Chinese, it is always hard to find a high-quality Jiuzhaigou tour for international travelers to join in.

As the professional Sichuan local travel agency, we, the 3rdpoletour team, have firstly arranged the high-standard non-shopping group tours from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou, and offered foreign friends various kinds of private Jiuzhaigou tour packages, like Jiuzhaigou bus tour, Jiuzhaigou flight tour, Jiuzhaigou winter tour, etc. All of our Jiuzhaigou tours are non-stop with 4-star accommodation and Chinese-English speaking tour guide. All you need to do is enjoy the amazing landscape of Jiuzhaigou as much as you can.

More FAQs on Malaysia to Jiuzhaigou Tour

Q1. when is the best time to visit Jiuzhaigou from Malaysia?

Different from Malaysia, which has a classic equatorial climate with high temperatures and wet months throughout the year, Jiuzhaigou has four distinct seasons. Truth be told, diverse seasons give Jiuzhaigou distinctive sorts of magnificence. The best time to visit Jiuzhaigou from Malaysia depends on what to want to see and experience. Let's take a look at below and find out the time to visit Jiuzhaigou suiting you best.

Jiuzhaigou in Spring (March - May)

Jiuzhaigou spring starts from March to the end of May. As spring comes, the ice begins to melt, the lakes swell up with crystal water, the green buds sprout on the trees, and fabulous flowers flourish everywhere.

Peach blossom in Jiuzhaigou springPeach blossom in Jiuzhaigou spring

Late March in Jiuzhaigou is still very cold, and the temperature varies greatly between day and night. The average temperature would be around 17 degrees Celsius in the daytime and drop down to 7 degrees Celsius at night. So you'd better bring sunblock and sunhat for the brilliant sunshine and wear a winter coat for the chilly night.

Jiuzhaigou in Summer (June - August)

Summer in Jiuzhaigou lasts from June to August. At this time, Jiuzhaigou Valley turns green and you'll enjoy a feast of green mountains, turquoise waters, and verdant trees. It's not hot in Jiuzhaigou in summer with the average temperature from 19 degrees Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius. And it would rain suddenly. So remember to bring your sunbonnet, sun moisturizer, and umbrella.

Turquoise lakes in Jiuzhaigou summerTurquoise lakes in Jiuzhaigou summer

Jiuzhaigou in Autumn (September - November)

The romantic autumn is the most brilliant season of Jiuzhaigou. September through November is generally considered as the best time to visit Jiuzhaigou. And October 15 to 30 is the best golden time to take the great shots of the colorful forest. Under the clear sky, greens, reds, yellows and purples weave out the picturesque landscape and fallen leaves are floating on the surface of crystal water. Your eyes are full of the loveliest views on the planet. And you will be amazed by the perfect art of nature!

Golden leaves in Jiuzhaigou autumnGolden leaves in Jiuzhaigou autumn

Jiuzhaigou in Winter (December - February)

In the winter of Jiuzhaigou, it offers the total different scenery from that in spring, summer, and autumn. Jiuzhaigou is just like a crystal fairyland in winter. Trees are covered by silver snow and alpine lakes are sparkling like sapphire. The snow-white frozen waterfalls and blue lakes are surrounded by snow-covered trees. All you can experience is peace and silence.

Blue ice in Jiuzhaigou winterBlue ice in Jiuzhaigou winter

Q2. how many days do I need for Jiuzhaigou Huanglong tour from Malaysia?

If you just want to visit Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong National Park, you just need one whole day for a Jiuzhaigou tour and a half-day for a trip to Huanglong National Park.

Jiuzhaigou Valley frames a "Y" shape and you shall take a sightseeing bus northeast to Rize Valley to start your Jiuzhaigou tour, where you can roam around Mirror Lake, Panda Lake, Arrow Bamboo Lake, etc. After that, you can have a rest at the joining of the "Y" at Nuorilang Tourist Center. Then you can head northwest to visit Zechawa Valley to see the highest and deepest lake in Jiuzhaigou - Long Lake and finally go south to Shuzheng Valley to visit the largest and most prosperous village in Jiuzhaigou.

Huanglong National Park is not as vast as Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic Area. When you arrive at Huanglong National Park, you can take the cable car to the highest point of the pinnacle. Then you can enjoy a scenic stroll down for 3 to 4 hours. On the way, you will enjoy the superb vista of Five-Colored Ponds, Mirror Ponds, Yingbin Ponds, etc. Of course, you can also climb up to the top for 5 to 6 hours and then take a quick walk down.

To facilitate your Malaysia Jiuzhaigou travel, we, the 3rdpoletour team, have designed out the most classic 5 days Malaysia Chengdu Jiuzhaigou tour for tourists from Kuala Lumpur to Jiuzhaigou. On the first day, you'll take the direct international flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu. Then you'll enjoy the road trip from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou on the second day and spend the third day touring Jiuzhaigou Valley. After that, you'll travel from Jiuzhaigou to Huanglong National Park for the half-day sightseeing and get back to Chengdu in the afternoon. The fifth day is for your flight back to Kuala Lumpur.

Warm tips:
1. After the Jiuzhai Valley visit, travelers are not permitted to remain inside the Jiuzhaigou at night. So we suggest you to board the sightseeing bus (CNY 90 per person) to take in all the best highlights of Jiuzhaigou within one day. Or you shall purchase the entrance ticket again for the visit on the next day.
2. Only Zechawa Valley reopened after the earthquake, covering the most beautiful parts of Jiuzhaigou, like Changhai Lake, Five-colored Lake, Nuorilang Waterfall, etc.

Q3. how can I get back to Malaysia from Jiuzhaigou?

There is no direct flight to Malaysia from Jiuzhaigou. You need to fly from Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu, Chongqing, Beijing, Xian first and then take the international flights back to Malaysia. But due to the haze and downpour in this hilly Jiuhuang Airport, the flight delay and cancellation have happened frequently. It's still suggested to leave Jiuzhaigou by road.

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