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Cheap flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to KUL flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
SYD - MY1
Price
$471 - $914
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

$471

From Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$550

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 18%.

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 $746 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $799 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 $577 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $364. 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 39% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to KUL flights in May, June
31 May - 31 Aug
$1,016pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 May - 31 Aug
$1,038pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 May - 31 Aug
$1,130pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
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
11 Sep - 5 Oct
$733pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Oct - 8 Nov
$734pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Oct - 2 Nov
$739pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Kuala Lumpur direct flight deals
6 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,055pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Sep - 12 Oct
$1,075pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Oct - 2 Nov
$1,095pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on return flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney, departing today and this week
21 May - 29 May
$2,059pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 May - 29 May
$2,091pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SZB
Kuala Lumpur Subang
SZB
Kuala Lumpur Subang
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19 May - 27 May
$2,098pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur
18:05 - 00:50
AirAsia X
Direct
8h 45m
SYD - KUL
AirAsia X
$551
Lucky2Go
11:00 - 16:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
31h 35m
SYD - KUL
Singapore Airlines
$683
Travelgenio
18:10 - 01:00
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
8h 50m
SYD - KUL
Malaysia Airlines
$709
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> to <span class="emphasized">Kuala Lumpur</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), located 7.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur. 16 airlines have flights from Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur on a regular basis. Booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Kuala Lumpur per day.

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, Malaysia Airlines, and Scoot flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for under $777 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for under $777. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $733, but on average you can expect to pay $848.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for under $1,165 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur under $1,165. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur is less than $1,112.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for under $2,072?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than $2,072.

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 Philippine Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur return?

Philippine Airlines, at $735, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur..

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

For one-way options, check prices for AirAsia X. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $551. Users have also found prices from $584 and $665 on AirAsia X and Singapore Airlines, respectively.

Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 3.19
Flight duration
8h 32m
Average temperature for May in Kuala Lumpur
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Kuala Lumpur
186.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 10 airlines flying 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 cancel 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%
Search Cathay Pacific flights
Malindo Air
$302 $515 No cancel fee N/A
Search Malindo Air flights
Philippine Airlines
$315 $546 No cancel fee 60%
Search Philippine Airlines flights
China Airlines
$398 $575 No cancel fee 70%
Search China Airlines flights
Singapore Airlines
$452 $666 No cancel fee 81%
Search Singapore Airlines flights
Malaysia Airlines
$442 $668 No cancel fee 67%
Search Malaysia Airlines flights
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.

Search Garuda Indonesia flights
Qantas Airways
$439 $768 No cancel fee 74%
Search Qantas Airways flights

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards Kuala Lumpur.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 66% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
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