Cheap flights from Melbourne to Malaysia

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Malaysia?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Melbourne to Malaysia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $700. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $789.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Malaysia?

March can be a great time to fly to Malaysia from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $577. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $375. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Malaysia (ME1 - MY)?

When flying from Melbourne to Malaysia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Malaysia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to Malaysia flights in January, February
26 Feb. - 5 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 55m
$336

Scoot

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Deal found 24/1/22

2 Feb. - 1 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

16h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 20m
$339

Scoot

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Deal found 24/1/22

14 Feb. - 22 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 20m
$340

Scoot

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Deal found 23/1/22

Melbourne to Malaysia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Malaysia from Melbourne found for this year
18 Mar. - 1 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

27h 15m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 20m
$242

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

10 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

24h 50m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 50m
$315

Scoot

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Deal found 22/1/22

26 Feb. - 5 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 55m
$336

Scoot

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Direct flights to Malaysia from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Malaysia direct flight deals
1 Mar. - 31 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

8h 15m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

7h 55m
$808

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

3 May - 5 May
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

8h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

7h 55m
$826

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

25 Feb. - 5 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

8h 20m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

7h 45m
$829

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Malaysia

Late deals on return flights to Malaysia from Melbourne, departing today and this week
2 Feb. - 1 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

16h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 20m
$339

Scoot

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

2 Feb. - 3 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

16h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 20m
$354

Scoot

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Deal found 22/1/22

31 Jan. - 8 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

31h 20m
$432

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

One-way flights to Malaysia from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Malaysia
21 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
$203

Scoot

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Deal found 22/1/22

23 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

16h 30m
$206

Scoot

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

26 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
$213

Scoot

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Deal found 22/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Malaysia flights.

Malaysia is a country of two halves, visited by over 26 million travellers a year. On one hand, you’ve got Peninsular Malaysia, which rolls out along the Malay Peninsula just south of the Thai border. This is home to the most popular spots – capital city Kuala Lumpur and tropical Penang Island. Then there’s Malaysian Borneo – a slice of a massive island also shared by Brunei and Indonesia. Rainforests and national parks are the theme here, including orangutan sanctuaries. Tempted? Direct flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur take just over 8 hours, and depart up to 4 times daily.

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Malaysia?

It’s about 8 hours 20 minutes to the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. Flights to other places like Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Penang and Langkawi last upwards of 12 hours, including a stop or two.

Which airlines operate flights from Melbourne to Malaysia?

AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines and Qantas Airways line up some of the best routes.You could also travel with Jetstar Airways, Emirates, Thai Airways or Royal Brunei Airlines – or use a combination of a few airlines such as China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines.

Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to Malaysia?

AirAsia has direct flights from Avalon Airport into Kuala Lumpur. The flight time is 7h 15mins. There are also direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Kuala Lumpur that are 8h 35mins in flight time. These are operated by Malaysia Airlines. Generally, you’ll find more flights on AirAsia out of Avalon to choose from.

What are the stopover options between Melbourne to Malaysia?

There is a stopover in Bali at Denpasar if you fly with Malindo Air. You can find flights with just an hour stop at this airport. There are also multiple airlines making stops in Sydney before flying on to Kuala Lumpur. Singapore Airlines offers several flights with stops in Singapore. You’ll find anywhere from an hour or so stopover to almost 20 hours, so you can look for a flight that will meet your scheduling needs.

How frequent are flights between Melbourne and Malaysia?

Direct Melbourne to Malaysia flights take off up to 4 times a day. You get even more choice if you look at indirect flights.

What airports serve Melbourne to Malaysia flights?

This route is best served by Melbourne Airport if you’re looking for the most flight options. However, Avalon Airport also has a few flights for getting to Malaysia as well. AirAsia flies out of Avalon and it services flights to Malaysia. When you fly into Malaysia, you’ll be landing in Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is the main airport in Malaysia. It’s around 28 miles or 45 kilometers outside of the city centre. It’s a large and busy, as it serves as a major hub for flights to and from all of Southeast Asia, as well as other parts of the world. It’s actually the 23rd most busy airport in the world.

Which direct flight route between Melbourne and Malaysia is cheapest?

There’s only one direct flight from Melbourne to Malaysia – to Kuala Lumpur. The cheapest direct flights take off in the early morning.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Melbourne to Malaysia?

You will need a valid passport when flying into Malaysia. It needs to have at least six months of valid time left on it before the expiration. Visas do not have to be obtained if your trip is for less than three months.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Malaysia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines, and Scoot are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Malaysia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Malaysia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $242, but on average you can expect to pay $405.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Malaysia for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Melbourne to Malaysia under $900. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Malaysia is less than $1,065.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Malaysia for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Malaysia within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to Malaysia?

Most travellers choose Melbourne - Kuala Lumpur Intl, Melbourne - Kuala Lumpur Subang or Melbourne Avalon - Kuala Lumpur Intl when deciding on the best route from Melbourne to Malaysia.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Malaysia?

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to Malaysia, check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines or AirAsia X.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Malaysia?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne to Malaysia are LATAM Airlines (82%), SriLankan Airlines (82%) and Turkish Airlines (82%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Malaysia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $206. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Kuala Lumpur Intl) can be booked for $315 on average our data indicates $706 when flying from Melbourne to Malaysia.

Can I fly to Malaysia from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Malaysia

Most visitors from Melbourne will not be allowed to enter Malaysia.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Malaysia.

Can I fly back to Melbourne from Malaysia?

Returning to Melbourne from Malaysia

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Malaysia are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to Malaysia

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Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Malaysia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Malaysia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
AirAsia X
Cheapest$267
Average$514
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
Scoot
Cheapest$359
Average$610
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$378
Average$630
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Royal Brunei Airlines
Cheapest$411
Average$758
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time84%
COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$450
Average$771
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$546
Average$1,096
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$595
Average$971
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$599
Average$931
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$634
Average$964
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$667
Average$1,016
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Malaysia

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0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
68%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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