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About Flights to Kuala Lumpur

Summary info about Kuala Lumpur flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$458

Best Round-Trip Price

$647

Fastest flight time

19h 15m

Operated By

6 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Kuala Lumpur from United States in the last 72 hours is $458 (San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Kuala Lumpur from United States in the last 72 hours is $647 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Kuala Lumpur Intl).
The fastest flight to Kuala Lumpur from United States takes 19h 15m (Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Kuala Lumpur Intl).
There are 6 airlines operating flights to Kuala Lumpur, including American Airlines, Japan Airlines and Singapore Airlines.

Cheapest flights to Kuala Lumpur airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Kuala Lumpur airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Kuala Lumpur

Los Angeles (LAX) to Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (KUL)

Typically, flights to Kuala Lumpur from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur Intl, which has an average price of $664

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO KUALA LUMPUR FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember21% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur costs on average just $525 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KUALA LUMPUR FROM LOS ANGELESDecember80% more expensiveIt costs about $1,199 for flights to Kuala Lumpur from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KUALA LUMPUR FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember568% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Kuala Lumpur from Los Angeles in September than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Kuala Lumpur?

Flights from the United States to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kuala Lumpur (KUL) can vary greatly in duration based on the layovers. From New York City, flights will depart from either John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) or LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) and they can take anywhere from 21 hours and 45 minutes to about 46 hours and 40 minutes. From Florida’s Orlando International Airport (MCO), flights range from about 27 hours to 47 hours. On the west coast, you can get a flight from California’s Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), flights from here take between 25 hours and 15 minutes up to 51 hours and 45 minutes.

There are no nonstop flights from the US to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia currently available. However, there are options with just one layover. Some flights from Los Angeles International Airport  (LAX) have a single layover, often in Tokyo, Singapore, Doha, or Dubai. Likewise, flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), often include one layover, which you can expect to be in Doha, Dubai, or Abu Dhabi. If you’re flying from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in the Pacific Northwest, you’ll find all flights have two-plus stops, often including San Francisco, Doha, Tokyo, Los Angeles, and New York City. From Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Georgia, flights will make two-plus stops, with the first layover typically in New York or Dallas-Fort Worth. From Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Texas, flights with just one layover are available, you can expect stops in Doha and Tokyo.

The best price found on momondo to Kuala Lumpur was $21/pp from Johor Bahru, which is 96% cheaper than the average flight price to Kuala Lumpur. To find the cheapest price to Kuala Lumpur from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

In general, April is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Kuala Lumpur. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $565. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of April, then book flights to Kuala Lumpur from United States during September instead. Flights to Kuala Lumpur in September, while not as cheap as those in April, still average around $625.

You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Kuala Lumpur from United States when booking 60 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Kuala Lumpur for around $747 when searching 60 days out. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Kuala Lumpur for as low as $647.

Users planning a flight to Kuala Lumpur during the months of January, February, or March should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Kuala Lumpur even when it's raining, though. While in Kuala Lumpur you will find Petrosains, The Discovery Centre nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centers in the area, like Petronas Towers.

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is an amusement park near Kuala Lumpur, and is a perfect place to go enjoy a beautiful day with the family. Amusement parks and waterparks are often most enjoyable when the weather is 70 degrees fahrenheit or more and the chance of rain is moderate at most. With that in mind, consider planning your flight to Kuala Lumpur for June or July if these attractions interest you or your family.

Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport or Malacca Batu Berendum Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Kuala Lumpur.

The cheapest airport near Kuala Lumpur is typically Malacca Batu Berendum Airport with an average price of $66/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Yes, you can get a flight to Kuala Lumpur Subang airport in Kuala Lumpur (9.0 mi from Brickfields - Little India).

The airport which is nearest to KLCC Park is Kuala Lumpur Subang. It is 11.2 mi away and is in Kuala Lumpur.



Kuala Lumpur flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Kuala Lumpur found recently by users on momondo
SAUDIA
Oct 10
JFK10:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 20m
1 stop
KUL8:20 amKuala Lumpur Intl
Oct 28
KUL1:35 pmKuala Lumpur Intl
30h 20m
1 stop
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
Oct 10
JFK10:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 20m
1 stop
KUL8:20 amKuala Lumpur Intl
Oct 28
KUL1:35 pmKuala Lumpur Intl
30h 20m
1 stop
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
Sep 5
JFK10:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 20m
1 stop
KUL8:20 amKuala Lumpur Intl
Sep 21
KUL1:35 pmKuala Lumpur Intl
30h 20m
1 stop
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
Sep 8
JFK10:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 20m
1 stop
KUL8:20 amKuala Lumpur Intl
Sep 20
KUL9:40 amKuala Lumpur Intl
34h 15m
1 stop
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
Sep 5
JFK10:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 20m
1 stop
KUL8:20 amKuala Lumpur Intl
Oct 16
KUL1:35 pmKuala Lumpur Intl
30h 20m
1 stop
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Singapore Airlines
Oct 11
SFO7:30 amSan Francisco
32h 25m
1 stop
KUL3:55 pmKuala Lumpur Intl
Oct 25
KUL7:35 amKuala Lumpur Intl
37h 05m
1 stop
SFO8:40 pmSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Kuala Lumpur

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Kuala Lumpur, view some of our deals below provided by Japan Airlines and Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Sep 28
SFO7:30 amSan Francisco
29h 40m
1 stop
KUL1:10 pmKuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
Oct 26
JFK4:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 50m
1 stop
KUL9:45 pmKuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
Oct 27
LAX9:05 amLos Angeles
37h 40m
1 stop
KUL10:45 pmKuala Lumpur Intl

Which airlines fly to Kuala Lumpur?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Kuala Lumpur

Which airlines fly to Kuala Lumpur?

For flights from United States to Kuala Lumpur, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as China Eastern, Singapore Airlines, China Southern and Qatar Airways. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.


Airports near Kuala Lumpur

Below you will find all the airports in Kuala Lumpur along with the distance from the city center

How to get to downtown Kuala Lumpur from the airport

There are a couple of ways that you can get from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to the city center. By car, the journey can take about 50 to 60 minutes, so grabbing a taxi or hailing a ride on the rideshare app called GRAB are both good options. If you want to use public transportation, then you can get the KLIA Ekspres which will take you to KL Sentral, from there, you can hop on the KJL (a service run by myrapid) to Gombak, you’ll want to get off at KLCC.


Popular routes to Kuala Lumpur

Most frequently searched flights to Kuala Lumpur along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time22h 15m
Cheapest price$719
New York to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price$660
Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time29h 35m
Cheapest price$722
Dallas to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time26h 35m
Cheapest price$1,015
Houston to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time30h 35m
Cheapest price$877
Washington, D.C. to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time24h 30m
Cheapest price$771
Minneapolis to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time25h 30m
Cheapest price$1,208
Portland to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time25h 55m
Cheapest price$797
Chicago to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time24h 15m
Cheapest price$771
San Jose to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time27h 30m
Cheapest price$808
Atlanta to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time25h 55m
Cheapest price$989
Oakland, California to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time25h 25m
Cheapest price$807
Seattle to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time19h 15m
Cheapest price$786
Philadelphia to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time23h 25m
Cheapest price$900
Detroit to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time41h 31m
Cheapest price$1,028
Charlotte to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time23h 10m
Cheapest price$1,065
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price$46
Lahore to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time6h 00m
Cheapest price$552
Boston to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time25h 25m
Cheapest price$817
Miami to Kuala Lumpur Flights
Fastest flight time32h 10m
Cheapest price$880

Visa requirements for visiting Kuala Lumpur

While you do not need to acquire a tourist visa to visit Kuala Lumpur, you will be required to have a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of travel.


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Best things to do and see in Kuala Lumpur

If you snag a good Kuala Lumpur flight deal, then you’ll want to plan ahead to make the most of your trip. The city is a mixture of various cultures, and the architecture speaks to its evolution in response to cultural influences throughout its history. While in the city, you’ll want to check out the Kampung Baru neighborhood, where you’ll see a jarring juxtaposition of antiquated houses and modern skyscrapers. If you’re a foodie, you’ll also want to take advantage of the various cuisines here—try Chinese, Indian, or traditional Malaysian dishes. For a magical experience, head to Selangor River where you can catch a ride on a boat to watch fireflies flicker in the surrounding mangroves.


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