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Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru

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Get Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru

Get your cheap flight tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru, the capital of Riau province and the third largest city on the island of Sumatera. Positioned in the centre of Sumatera, the city is the perfect jumping off point to visit the entire length and breadth of the island. Pekanbaru is located around 250 kms from Kuala Lumpur. 

The Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru flight takes only around 1 hour. Also, check out the flight schedule on AirAsia for other cheap return flights departing from Kuala Lumpur to popular routes in Malaysia and the rest of the world.  

What to See & Do in Pekanbaru? 

Pekanbaru has some exciting attractions that beg a visit when visiting the city. The most famous attraction is the 9th century Candi Muara Takus Buddhist ruins. Located about 120 kms from Pekanbaru, the temple complex is said to have been built during the Srivijaya kingdom and was a renowned centre of learning for Chinese monks enroute to India.

In the city, places of interest include An-Nur Pekanbaru Central Mosque. The mosque’s architecture is reminiscent of the Taj Mahal in India and has a beautiful reflecting pool in front. 

The Siak Sri Indrapura Palace is another place of interest in the city. Done in a combination of European, Arabic and Malay building styles, the place is the official residence of the Sultan of Siak and also functions as a museum with many historical artefacts and relics. 

The Art Pavilion of Idrus Tintin is a must-visit for lovers of arts and culture. The magnificent pavilion built in the Riau-Malay style is frequently the venue for arts and cultural festivals, and exhibitions. 

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What to Eat in Pekanbaru? 

Try the many local dishes that celebrate local ingredients and cooking styles. Just fly from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Pekanbaru with cheap ticket prices from AirAsia to savour these amazing dishes.  

The food of Pekanbaru is simple, hearty, home-style fare that pleases everyone. Popular dishes include sate padang that’s quite unique to Sumatera, both with the meat and the sauce it is served with.

Ayam penyet is hugely popular and can be had any time of the day. The fiery sambal is the highlight of this dish when eaten with the flattened chicken. Similarly, nasi bakar or grilled rice is a delicious meal in itself. Packets of cooked rice wrapped in banana leaf are seasoned with spices, grilled over charcoal fire and served with a variety of meat and vegetables dishes. 

Don't forget the ever popular nasi Padang served with an amazing array of side dishes for a satisfying meal. 

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When is the best time to visit Pekanbaru? 

The best travel dates to visit Pekanbaru is between May and August when the weather is drier. But Pekanbaru is located in the tropics and there are only 2 seasons - hot and wet. Tropical downpours can occur at any time of the year. The temperature hovers around 32°C on average and the high humidity makes it feel even hotter. 

Plan your holiday early from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru. Finding cheap flights during the above mentioned months helps you enjoy the best of the season and Pekanbaru flights are available daily from Kuala Lumpur on AirAsia. The quick flight time between Kuala Lumpur and Pekanbaru means you get to this city real quick for your vacation there. 

Get the Best Deals on Flight Tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru 

You can now find cheap tickets when you make a flight booking from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru on AirAsia. Enjoy all that the city has to offer while saving big on your flight prices and maybe even get a good deal for hotels in Pekanbaru with the AirAsia MOVE app. 

Find cheap tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru simply by making a search on or the AirAsia MOVE app. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Pekanbaru Airport with the many non-stop flights on AirAsia. A quick search on the AirAsia MOVE app will also suggest the cheapest months to fly to the city.  

Best Deals on Flight Tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru on Other Airlines

AirAsia now offers you the convenience of booking cheap AirAsia flights to Pekanbaru from Kuala Lumpur. You can find the cheapest flights on other airlines too, be it Economy or Business class.

As an OTA (Online Travel Agency), you can now get the best deals on flight tickets on many other popular airlines that fly to Pekanbaru. These include Scoot, Batik Air and Hahn Air. Many airlines fly direct and with layovers to Pekanbaru from Kuala Lumpur. You are bound to find the cheapest flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Pekanbaru Sultan Syarif Kasim II on and the AirAsia MOVE app.

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Tips for Flying with AirAsia

As a smart traveller, you will certainly want to find the best deals on flight tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Pekanbaru. Have an enjoyable and hassle-free travel experience with AirAsia. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions for a smooth journey.

  • Perform a self check-in via the AirAsia MOVE app and receive your electronic boarding pass. You will receive a QR code to print your e-ticket and luggage tag at the AirAsia kiosk in selected airports.

  • Arrive at the airport 2 to 3 hours before your scheduled departure. Give yourself enough time for security checks and other pre-flight procedures.

  • Please ensure that your hand luggage does not exceed 7 kgs. If your luggage exceeds 7 kgs, you will need to purchase additional checked baggage allowance.

  • Get your travel documents including passports and visas (if needed) for inspection before departure and upon arrival. 

You are now ready to fly to Pekanbaru from Kuala Lumpur with AirAsia.

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