Distance from Malaysia to East Timor

Name Malaysia East Timor
Country flag Flag of Malaysia Flag of East Timor
Country ISO code MY / MYS TL / TLS
Continent Asia Oceania
Continent code AS OC
Capital Kuala Lumpur Dili
Total cities 6031 455
Cost of living Cost of living in Malaysia -
DD coordinates 4.140634 / 109.618149 -8.794744 / 126.136915
DMS coordinates 4°08'26.28" N / 109°37'5.33" E -8°47'41.08" S / 126°08'12.90" E
UTM coordinates 49N 346618.389244 457806.03025856 52L 185005.74697081 9026636.1660756
Time zone Asia/Kuala_Lumpur Asia/Dili
Airports Airports in Malaysia: 98 Airports in East Timor: 10
Straight distance from Malaysia to East Timor is 2329 kilometers (1447 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Malaysia from East Timor, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 4.140634 / 109.618149 (MY) and -8.794744 / 126.136915 (TL).


When trying to get from Malaysia to East Timor, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 2329 km / 1447 mil. Surely, both MY and TL are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 4.140634 / 109.618149 and the arrival coordinates of -8.794744 / 126.136915.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Malaysia to East Timor is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 2 hours, 46 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Malaysia to East Timor? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Malaysia (MY)
Arrives in East Timor (TL)
Malaysia to East Timor distance 2329 km / 1447 mil
Avg car duration 25 hours, 52 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 38 hours, 48 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 23 hours, 17 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 2 hours, 35 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between MY and TL is 2329 kilometers = 1447 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from MY to TL is 2329 kilometers = 1447 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to TL takes approximately 2 hours, 35 minutes.
It will take you about 38 hours, 48 minutes to drive from Malaysia (MY) to East Timor (TL), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Malaysia from East Timor.