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The best prices from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

SYD - MY1
Price
$494 - $959
MY1
Temperature
32 - 34 °C
MY1
Rainfall
139 - 333 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$494

From Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$383

One-way flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 17%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur?

To save up to 25% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur from $782 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $838 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney. Prices for March average $605 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $382. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 58% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur (SYD - MY1)?

When flying from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 33% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SYD to KUL flights in December, January
23 Jan - 25 Jan
$1,482pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Jan - 25 Jan
$1,542pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$1,695pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Kuala Lumpur 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney found for this year
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$1,695pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$1,918pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Dec - 3 Jan
$2,357pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
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Direct flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Kuala Lumpur direct flight deals
7 May - 24 May
$1,286pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Apr - 1 May
$1,356pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 May - 27 May
$1,616pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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Kuala Lumpur Intl
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One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur
07:25 - 20:00
Cebu Pacific
1 stop
15h 35m
SYD - KUL
Cebu Pacific
$384
Kiwi.com
04:05 - 14:40
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
37h 35m
SYD - KUL
Singapore Airlines
$820
KAYAK
17:15 - 22:50
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
8h 35m
SYD - KUL
Malaysia Airlines
$898
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Kuala Lumpur flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

Can I find flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for under $815 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for under $815. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $686, but on average you can expect to pay $945.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like AirAsia X, Garuda Indonesia, and Philippine Airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for under $1,358 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 13 direct flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur under $1,358. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur is less than $5,449.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Kuala Lumpur?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 34 °C range in March. The weather in Kuala Lumpur is generally hotter than Sydney's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur?

There are many flights that can get you from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur in 8h 50m. Fly via Malaysia Airlines or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur return?

Qantas Airways, at $837, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Philippine Airlines and Malaysia Airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Cebu Pacific. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $384. Users have also found prices from $710 and $873 on Cebu Pacific and Singapore Airlines, respectively.

Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 3.01
Flight duration
8h 35m
Average temperature for December in Kuala Lumpur
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Kuala Lumpur
255.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Top 10 airlines from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Scoot
$277 $434 No change fee N/A
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AirAsia X
$274 $456 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by AirAsia X. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
$449 $499 No cancel fee 72%
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Malindo Air
$302 $515 N/A N/A
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Philippine Airlines
$315 $546 No cancel fee 60%
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China Airlines
$398 $575 No change fee 70%
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Singapore Airlines
$452 $666 No change fee 81%
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Malaysia Airlines
$442 $668 No cancel fee 67%
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Garuda Indonesia
$595 $750 No cancel fee 71%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Garuda Indonesia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Qantas Airways
$439 $768 No change fee 74%
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