Travelling to Kuching is very easy to arrange. The city has an international airport which also has direct flights with major Malaysian urban centres including KL, Johor, Penang and Kota Kinabalu. Airlines operating include Malaysian Airlines, AirAsia, Mas Wings, Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Tiger Airways and Jetstar. For those living in Borneo, there are express bus companies and fast-express boat.

To reach Kuching town from the airport takes approximately 20-25 minutes by taxi depending on the traffic conditions.  A coupon system is in operation and depending on where in the city you are staying, costs between RM22-26. Hire cars are available for those who prefer to have their own transport. As a guide, driving in Kuching is easy as the road system is not complicated.