Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur

Flights to Kuala Lumpur in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$827Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$398From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur
One-way from$229One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Kuala Lumpur

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MY1 flights for January, February
20 Jan. - 27 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

25h 55m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 20m
$397

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25 Feb. - 12 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

14h 05m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 10m
$398

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Deal found 1/17/22

2 Feb. - 10 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

25h 55m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

31h 30m
$412

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Kuala Lumpur 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur found for this year
20 Jan. - 27 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

25h 55m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 20m
$397

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25 Feb. - 12 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

14h 05m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 10m
$398

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Deal found 1/17/22

1 Mar. - 11 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 20m
$401

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Deal found 1/19/22

Last minute flights to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on return flights to Kuala Lumpur, departing today and this week
26 Jan. - 3 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

25h 55m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 20m
$413

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25 Jan. - 23 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 30m
$418

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27 Jan. - 17 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

25h 55m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

31h 30m
$427

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Can I fly to Kuala Lumpur from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Kuala Lumpur

Most visitors from Australia will not be allowed to enter Kuala Lumpur.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Kuala Lumpur.

Can I fly back to Australia from Kuala Lumpur?

Returning to Australia from Kuala Lumpur

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Kuala Lumpur?

The cheapest ticket to Kuala Lumpur found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$555

February

$445

March

$450

April

$497

May

$455

June

$523

July

$448

August

$477

September

$463

October

$469

November

$470

December

$576

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Kuala Lumpur. Flying to Kuala Lumpur in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Kuala Lumpur?

Average Kuala Lumpur flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - MY1

Price

$445 - $1,028

MY1

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

MY1

Precipitation

120 - 280 mm

Peak Season: 

Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s capital city and a fascinating place to book flight tickets for a holiday. Various cultures, including Malay, Chinese, Indian, have inhabited the city over the years and are reflected in the architecture which is a mix of modern and historical buildings. The best example of postmodern architecture is the Petronas Towers, twin skyscrapers with an all glass shell that stretch 450 metres above the skyline. Travellers arriving on cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur at any time of year will encounter hot, humid weather, the temperature stays at a steady 28C-32C all year round. But the modern, air-conditioned buildings and retail stores make shopping a pleasant experience. Bukit Bintang, Central Market, Chinatown and Little India are also popular areas for shoppers to pick up bargains and souvenirs. Peak periods for Kuala Lumpur are the Malaysian school holidays that fall in early April, early August and mid-November to early January. Thaipusam, a key Hindu thanksgiving festival celebrated between mid-January and mid-February, attracts over one million travellers and locals each year. Book your flight to Kuala Lumpur well in advance for the best deals at this time.

Off Season: 

Kuala Lumpur doesn’t really have an off season, though it does have a monsoon season from November to February which heralds torrential downpours and strong winds along the east coast. Although it can rain heavily at any time of year, many visitors prefer to avoid the wetter months of March and April, and from September to November.

When is the best time to book a flight to Kuala Lumpur?

June and July are considered the less rainy months and therefore a good time to book cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t come prepared for periodical showers and thunderstorms though, these tend to occur in the morning and late afternoon. Light cotton clothing with long sleeves, a hat and sunglasses are a must to protect from sunburn while sightseeing.

How long is the flight to Kuala Lumpur?

Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur– 8 hrs 35 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur– 8 hrs 15 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Kuala Lumpur– 10 hrs 10 mins

Flights from Perth to Kuala Lumpur – 5 hrs 30 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Kuala Lumpur?

The major airlines operating direct flights to Kuala Lumpur from Australia are: Malaysia Airlines, Emirates and AirAsia. Direct flight to Kuala Lumpur operate out of Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide but there are plenty of other airlines over one or two stopovers, such as Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Jetstar, Thai Airways and Virgin Australia.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Flights land at Kuala Lumpur Airport (KLIA) situated 45 km from the city centre. Express Rail Link trains provide fast transportation to the city centre with the KLIA Express taking approximately 28 minutes and the KLIA Transit 37 minutes. The Express Coach departs every 30 minutes with a journey time of one hour. Taxis are also available at the airport and should be paid for in advance at the ticket counter in the arrivals hall. Many hotels can arrange for a car to pick up guests, though this is generally more expensive than taking a taxi.

What is good to know if travelling to Kuala Lumpur?

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

  • For a respite from the city bustle, Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens (Taman Tasik Perdana) are green, verdant and home to monkeys. 
  • Petaling Street has some amazing bargains – behind the stalls. The clothes shops there offer great savings and good quality. Along Petaling Street, sample the Hokkien noodles from the stall outside Hong Leong Bank. 
  • Malaysia has one of best party beaches in South East Asia, Perhentian Kecil’s pristine shores offer plenty of entertainment after the sun goes down.

How popular are flights to Kuala Lumpur this year?

Kuala Lumpur flights are currently seeing a 20% decrease in searches when contrasted with this time last year.

Kuala Lumpur airports

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