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Flights to Malaysia in 2021

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, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$513Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from$807From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Malaysia
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney to Malaysia

Cheap flights to Malaysia in June, July 2021

The best prices found for KUL flights for June, July
9 Jul - 31 Jul
$1,154pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Jul - 31 Jul
$1,225pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Jun - 2 Jul
$1,655pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Malaysia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Malaysia found for this year
9 Jul - 31 Jul
$1,154pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Jul - 31 Jul
$1,225pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Jun - 2 Jul
$1,655pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEN
Penang Intl
PEN
Penang Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Malaysia

Late deals on return flights to Malaysia, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 9 Jul
$1,871pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Jun - 8 Jul
$2,015pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Jul - 9 Jul
$2,052pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

When is the best time to fly to Malaysia?

Peak season

Malaysia averages temps between 21C to 32C year round, so it’s ideal if you’re seeking a warm holiday destination. There are two distinct seasons, wet and dry, which dictate when people will arrive on flights to Malaysia. The dry season extends from May to September, and is the period when most travellers search for cheap flights to Malaysia. Keep in mind that June to August is Malaysian school holidays when booking your flight tickets, so the main cities of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur will be busier than normal. Despite the heavy rains, December to January is also a busy period as people look for cheap flight deals to celebrate Christmas, New Year’s Day and Chinese New Year.

Off Season

September to December is low season in Malaysia as the monsoon rains makes sightseeing less attractive. Tropical downpours can last for two to three hours and there is high humidity, but if you don’t mind packing wet weather gear then you’ll enjoy lower prices on flights to Malaysia at this time.

When is the best time to book a flight to Malaysia?

Book flights to Malaysia well in advance to avoid price hikes closer to peak seasons, especially round the Christmas / New Year period. Fares are also generally more expensive during weekends, so aim to fly midweek if you can. Major local festivals can make flight deals to Malaysia harder to find, so try to avoid these dates if possible to get the lowest priced fares.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Malaysia?

The cheapest flights to Malaysia are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Malaysia?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Malaysia. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Malaysia?

Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur – 8 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur – 8 hrs

Flights from Perth to Kuala Lumpur – 5 hrs 40 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Malaysia?

Malaysia is a busy flight corridor between Europe and Australasia, so it has excellent international air links and a good choice of direct or 1-stop flights. Search for cheap flights to Malaysia with low-cost airlines such as Air Asia X, Jetstar Asia, Tigerair and Malaysia Airlines. Other popular airlines flying this route from Australia include: Singapore Airlines, Qantas and Emirates.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) are Malaysia’s two main international airports. They offer a range of first class facilities (Changi Airport currently holds the title for the The World’s Best Airport) plus dedicated express rail links to reach the city centre quickly and conveniently.

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